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Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars
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Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars

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Time is precious. Learn best practices and “how-to” information for conducting meetings via teleconferences and webinars.

Time is precious. Learn best practices and “how-to” information for conducting meetings via teleconferences and webinars.

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  • 1. Meeting on the Lines: Teleconferencing & Webinars Jill Hurst-Wahl October 15, 2009 http://tinyurl.com/nyla2009jhw Copyright © 2009, Hurst Associates, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • 2.  
  • 3.  
  • 4. Agenda
    • Why give a webinar
    • How to plan your presentation
    • 2.7
    • Webinar environment
    • Delivering your session
    • Lessons from online education
    • Tips for success
    • Thoughts about the future
  • 5. Why Give a Webinar
    • Reach more people
      • No geographic constraints
    • Lower per person cost
    • No travel
    • Increased flexibility
    Webinars  Full-day conferences  Online unconferences
  • 6. How to Plan Your Presentation
    • How will you deliver it?
      • Through/with whom?
      • Can you take a webinar using that tech?
      • Can you test it?
    • What will be your content?
      • Does the topic lend itself to a webinar?
    • How will you create interaction?
      • Written-language, visual, verbal & tactile
    • What’s your backup plan? Rule of three.
  • 7. 2.7
    • Shifting attention span
      • 7 to 20 minutes
      • Quick edited TV shows
    • Continuous attention span = 8 seconds
    • Average length of a YouTube video = 2.7 min.
    • Micro-lectures
  • 8. Webinar Environments
    • WebEx – 25 people, $69/mo.
      • Options for up to 3000 people
    • GoToMeeting – 15 people, $49/mo.
      • GoToWebinar (corporate) – 1000 people, $
    • DimDim – 20 people, free
    • TokBox – 20 people, free
    • Procaster - free (ads)
    • Maestro Conference – 50 people, $47/mo.
    • Elluminate – Free & $
    • Adobe Connect – 15 people, $39/mo.
      • Has a Pro version
    • iLinc – 15 to 1000 people, $49 - $99/mo.
    • Online Programming for All Libraries (OPAL), 2-100 seat rooms, $100-$1000/yr.
    Look for FREE trials!
  • 9. Delivering Your Session
    • Before
      • Remind participants how it will be delivered.
      • Get them to test their connection.
    • Day of the session
      • Sign-on in advance & welcome people.
      • Provide upfront any helpful hints.
      • Deliver! (next slide)
      • Follow-up – thank you, evals, Q&A
  • 10. Delivering Your Session
    • During the session
      • Pace yourself
      • Envision your audience
      • Smile
      • Anticipate questions & answer them
  • 11. Lessons from Online Education
    • Engage your participants
    • Answer questions
    • Use the technology appropriately
    • Ensure that the content is error-free
    • Make sure the course content is fresh
  • 12. Tips for Success
    • Limit jargon and acronyms.
    • Tell stories to illustrate your points.
    • PowerPoint – limits # of slides and words.
    • Use pictures/graphics.
    • Don’t cram too much in. Less is more.
    • Practice, but don’t memorize.
    • Make a connection with the audience.
    • Be comfortable.
    • More tips
  • 13. Good. Bad. Ugly.
    • Good
      • Better than rehearsed.
    • Bad
      • No recording.
    • Ugly
      • Hear but can’t see.
  • 14. Thoughts About the Future
    • Increased need due to budget constraints
      • People who haven’t taken one will need to
    • Internet-enabled devices
    • Virtual worlds as a platform
    • We can’t rest on our laurels
    • Keep an eye on online/distance education
  • 15.
    • Jill Hurst-Wahl
    • [email_address]
    • Meebo & Skype: jill.hurst.wahl
    • www.HurstAssociates.com
    • www.Digitization101.com
    • www.eNetworking101.com

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