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  • Virtual Classroom/Distance Collaboration/Webinar Software Planning and Training Documents CISPI e-learning and Technology Showcase August 19, 2009
  • Your Facilitator
    • Andy Buzinski
    • Assistant Director, Education
    • AAAHC, Inc.
    • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.
    • [email_address]
  • Thanks!
    • Michael C. Tillmans, Ph.D.
    • Meg Kerr, Director, Surveyor Education and Credentialing, AAAHC, Inc.
    • Mentors and colleagues
    • You!
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  • A Basic Definition
    • The use of specifically-developed software to connect multiple computers via the Internet.
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  • Frame Your Use
    • Virtual Classroom (Class, Instructor, Learner)
    • Distance Collaboration (Session, Host, Participant; literature uses Distributed Collaboration)
    • Webinar (Session, Presenter, Participant or Attendee; most passive terms)
    • Software often leans towards a function.
  • Typical Success Stories (1 of 3)
    • East Coast sales team members drove up to two hours one-way to attend weekly regional sales planning meeting in order to discuss M&A, create PowerPoint sales presentations, and update Excel status spreadsheets.
    • Now, meeting more effectively online, each member has up to four more hours/week to spend on more value-added work.
  • Typical Success Stories (2 of 3)
    • Corporate procurement function created a series of hands-on virtual classes for a new computer application.
    • Recorded a 2 nd “demonstration” version.
    • Application is implemented almost without error. New employees have immediate baseline training.
  • Typical Success Stories (3 of 3)
    • Members of the corporate marketing department routinely fly to 24 N.A. regional sales offices to present new products and their M&A campaigns to and discuss customer-level plans with sales personnel.
    • Now, more effective online collaboration sessions reduce total session time.
    • Online break-out sessions organized by team to discuss plans by customer.
  • Interaction “Tools”
    • Live classroom
      • Eye contact
    • Virtual classroom
      • Mark-Up Tools
  • Quality is a long road
    • One monotone voice + all-text slides + a length too long to be effective = frequency ?
    • Any improvement is better than none.
    • The terms Virtual Classroom and Distance Collaboration helps focus the goal and the process.
  • The documents
    • Design and Development Suggestions
    • Design of Webinar Host Training
    • Standard Slides
    • Tips for Attendees
    • Tips for Presenters
  • A missing document
  • What do you want to do?
    • Large-Group Discussion/Q&A?
    • Small-Group Discussion?
      • By Topic?
      • By Experience level?
    • Something else?
    • Thank you for your time and participation!