TAA Presentation 9


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TAA Presentation 9

  1. 1. Welcome • Tuesday 2nd November
  2. 2. First past the post First past the post Heading for pasture Heading for pasture Dining with connections Dining with connections Cup runneth over Cup runneth over Track is Slow Track is Slow Use the text tool to record your current mood state Use the text tool to record your current mood state
  3. 3. Today • It’s Elluminate time! • Exploring the Virtual Facilitator • Tour of Elluminate
  4. 4. Invite your cronies!! Invite your cronies!! Presentation Schedule Task 6 Tuesday Nov 16 Tuesday Nov 23 Laura Street Kelly Staveley Mark Gage ? Penny Bentley Anne Marie Constabile? Brett Drinkwater Jeanette Jordt Carina Law
  5. 5. Virtual Facilitator (Moderator) – • " Facilitators stimulate learner participation and interaction by using small group discussions, collaborative projects, case studies....” Where we seem to be going
  6. 6. Virtual Facilitator (Moderator) – • Share one idea here that describes how you think your trainers could link learner participation and interaction around a group learning activity that can also act as an assessment task..... • Take a minute or two and add to the chat box
  7. 7. Virtual Facilitator (Moderator) – • What might be the consequences of this type of activity for the sort of course content you might need to provide your students?
  8. 8. Virtual Facilitator (Moderator) – • Consider some activities using discussions that you can attempt to extend the value of online training after the initial learning experience, to build an ongoing community of learners • Take the Microphone!!
  9. 9. Content • Make sure the content you create is easy to see.  • Keep background templates simple so that they  don't distract from the content you want to  share.   • Avoid  gradient colors in the background.  • Use a font type and size that is easy to read (no smaller than a 12 point standard font such as  Arial, Verdana or Times New Roman).    • Use visuals whenever possible especially for  complex processes or procedures.  • Avoid slide after slide of bulleted lists.
  10. 10. Content cont… • Avoid using bright colours • Check download times for websites • Avoid lag times, pre-load everything
  11. 11. During your presentation • Slow things down • Watch for responses • Practice, practice, practice • If you have a brain fog moment ask  a question. • Divert so you can collect your  thoughts
  12. 12. Optimise your connection speed • Set your Connection  Speed to the Internet  • Open the Preferences  dialog under the  Tools>> Preferences. • Select Connection  choose the correct  speed from the  Connection Speed  drop-down menu.
  13. 13. Tips • Name your slides to make it easier to move to  the correct one during a session • Use the volume slider to monitor your volume  rather than continually saying “Can you hear  me”
  14. 14. Tips • Use the chat to  post any links or  to have a back  channel of  communication
  15. 15. Tips • Pose questions so participants can use the  emoticons to give you feedback
  16. 16. Tips • Encourage people to raise their hands if they have a question
  17. 17. Tips • Consider how you want people to communicate (all or once or one at a time) • This is done by selecting Tools > Audio > Maximum Simultaneous Talkers.
  18. 18. Tips • Move smoothly between actions. • Remember there will be a delay if you use the WebTour so let your audience know what you are doing • Tools>>Start a Web Tour • Enter the URL that you wish to tour and then click OK
  19. 19. Tips – Sites with Log in • For websites that require users to log in it will be easier to use Application Sharing as participants will then be able to view your view of the website. • Have all of the website URLs that you will be using in your session ready to copy and paste from a text document.
  20. 20. Tips • Application Sharing. • Have the applications open on your computer that you want to share. • Sharing by region allows you to share multiple applications and windows simultaneously. • When sharing by application, any new windows that open relating to the application will also be shared. • Tools >>Application Sharing >>Begin Hosting Application
  21. 21. Tips • You will be prompted that you are application sharing. You may experience a disruption to your layout. You can fix this
  22. 22. Tips • You will be prompted that you are application sharing. • The applications may load at different speeds on users computers. These colored indicators lights represent the length of the delay.
  23. 23. Tips - Polling • Poll the participants at various intervals to obtain feedback • Choose from Yes/No, Multiple choice (3-5 responses) • Ask a question and have the participants answer using the polling response buttons located on their toolbar. • To publish a copy of the polling statistics to the whiteboard, click on the toolbar or click the Publish to Whiteboard button on the Polling Statistics window.
  24. 24. Virtual Facilitator (Moderator) • Brainstorm some of the management issues you can foresee in using Discussions to promote ongoing training and learning with your target group – Management – Topics – Responsibility – Participation
  25. 25. Virtual Facilitator – Job Des • Lets make a group list that will build into a job description for a Virtual Facilitator. • Whiteboard!!
  26. 26. Virtual Facilitator – Job Des • What extra tasks will you need to do now your training is in some way online? • Take a minute in the text box!!
  27. 27. Questions Next session Tuesday 9th November 6.30pm
  28. 28. Thank you for playing