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Seven Strategies to Elevate the Virtual Classroom

One-hour webinar introducing the strategies used by talent management and training directors to ensure virtual learning success.

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Seven Strategies to Elevate the Virtual Classroom

  1. 1. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 1 Seven Strategies to Elevate the Virtual Classroom
  2. 2. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 2 Webinar Objectives • Apply 7 strategies to elevate the virtual classroom • Ensure your company’s successful transition to virtual learning • Leverage best practices for virtual design and delivery
  3. 3. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 3 About Cynthia Clay • 25+ years of talent development experience • Author of Great Webinars • Chief Architect of the Virtual Facilitator Trainer Certification program
  4. 4. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 4 Opening Question What trends are impacting the way you develop talent in your organization?
  5. 5. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 5 Training • 46% of training is delivered in traditional classroom setting • 32% of training is delivered using blended learning techniques • 26% of training is completely online (including VILT)
  6. 6. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 6 Hopes, Dreams, and Promises
  7. 7. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 7 Challenges What has been your organization’s biggest challenge in adopting virtual learning?
  8. 8. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 8 Seven Strategies People Platforms Practices
  9. 9. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 9 What can you do to be more strategic about the people designing and delivering virtual learning?
  10. 10. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 10 Strategy #1 Identify competencies for virtual instructional designers and facilitators
  11. 11. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 11 Competency
  12. 12. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 12 Define “Great”
  13. 13. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 13 Strategy #1 What is an example of a specific competency for a virtual instructional designer? For a virtual facilitator?
  14. 14. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 14 Strategy #2 Ensure all instructional designers and facilitators are well trained in virtual practices
  15. 15. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 15 Strategy #2 What is your organization doing to ensure that people are well-trained in virtual learning techniques?
  16. 16. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 16 Strategy #2 Basics • Facilitators attend hands-on training with practical application • Instructional designers know how to use interaction tools in creative ways • Both understand how to gain learning transfer
  17. 17. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 17 Evolving Tools
  18. 18. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 18 Strategies People • Identify competencies for virtual designers and facilitators • Ensure all virtual designers and facilitators are well-trained Platforms • Invest in a robust, flexible web conferencing platform • Blend synchronous and asynchronous Practices • Provide technical support (host/producer) • Avoid mixing audiences • Document best practices and provide templates
  19. 19. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 19 What web conferencing platform(s) have you implemented in your organization? What’s your best advice for others making this decision?
  20. 20. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 20 Strategy #3 Invest in a robust, flexible web conferencing platform.
  21. 21. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 21 Strategy #3 Chat Polling Annotation Tools Emoticons Web Cameras Breakout Rooms File Sharing Application Sharing Audio (VOIP and Teleconference)
  22. 22. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 22 Strategy #3 Layouts Laboratory Registration and Reporting
  23. 23. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 23 Multiple Chats
  24. 24. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 24 Polls and Chats
  25. 25. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 25 Linear and Boring Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Poll Blah Blah Blah Blah Chat Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Chat Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Poll Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Chat
  26. 26. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 26 Strategy #4 Blend synchronous and asynchronous learning.
  27. 27. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 27 Strategy #4 What social or collaboration platforms are you using?
  28. 28. 28© 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. Collaboration Platform • Reinforce learning with text, multimedia, and social interaction • Connect with class blog and comments
  29. 29. 29© 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. Mobile-enabled • Accessible on any device • Use mobile device’s voice recognition to dictate responses to online assignments • Add photos from mobile device • Interface similar to Facebook or Yammer
  30. 30. 30© 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. May Be Co-branded
  31. 31. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 31 Seven Strategies People • Identify competencies for designers and facilitators • Ensure all designers and facilitators are well-trained Platforms • Invest in a robust, flexible web conferencing platform • Blend synchronous and asynchronous (collaboration tools) Practices • Provide technical support (host/producer) • Avoid mixing audiences • Document best practices and provide templates
  32. 32. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 32 Strategy #5 Provide technical support (host/producer) for every virtual classroom event.
  33. 33. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 33 Strategy #5 What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a host/producer?
  34. 34. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 34 Strategy #6 Avoid mixing your audiences (physical and virtual).
  35. 35. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 35 Level the playing field
  36. 36. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 36 Facilitator F2F Virtual What is the experience of everyone when you mix your audiences?
  37. 37. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 37 Strategy #7 Document best practices and provide templates. Give us an example of a documented best practice for the virtual classroom?
  38. 38. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 38 Interact every 3 to 5 minutes Use large font size (28 pt.+) Log in 15 minutes early. Download our webinar production checklist.
  39. 39. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 39 Seven Strategies People • Identify competencies for designers and facilitators • Ensure all designers and facilitators are well-trained Platforms • Invest in a robust, flexible web conferencing platform • Blend synchronous and asynchronous (collaboration tools) Practices • Provide technical support (host/producer) • Avoid mixing audiences • Document best practices and provide templates
  40. 40. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 40 Insights and Actions
  41. 41. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 41 Virtual Facilitator Training • Deep dive, comprehensive course • Focused on virtual design and delivery • Public courses offered six times/year • Customized for private delivery in your web conference platform
  42. 42. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 42 Take Our Survey • Discount Code: $345 off the Virtual Facilitator Trainer Certification course (October/November)
  43. 43. © 2016 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved. 43 Q & A cclay@netspeedlearning.com 1-877-517-5271

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