Virtual Learning Environments: Trends & Insights


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  • A venue with multiple meeting spaces: session rooms, networking lounges, breakouts and/or expo hall w/ booths or custom learning rooms. Sessions feature speakers, audience engagement via Q&A, video, polling etc.It doesn’t have to have the feeling of a university. Here’s another great example of a corporate learning environment.Can you imagine having “open office hours” and easy access to SME’s in your organization (live or on-demand)????Everyone in this division can go there to hear live video updates from executives, or get educated on new products and initiatives etc. They have 24/7 access to content and SME’s as well as the ability to collaborate with peers.
  • What they need is the ULTIMATE Virtual Classroom. You can brand it, customize it and adjust any time. You can just have a virtual classroom or have something much bigger like a VIRTIUAL ENVIRONMENT with multiple rooms, resource centers, forums, networking rooms etc.????? Learning does not just happen in the formal setting, it’s needs to be more social and available all the time.A persistent learning environment that’s always available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With access to:- Live interactive classroom environments as well as on-demand archived sessions.- Store learning documents, multimedia and videos- Integrated social media, discussion forums & networking rooms- Access content and subject matter experts- Quickly search and find peers with similar interestsReceive detailed reports on everything from participation, quizzes, content viewed, to interactions inside of forums or chats in learning rooms. Find out how people are learning and interacting in order to better serve them.Wouldn’t you like this as a wrapper to deliver training? Something more rich and engaging for your audience.
  • Here’s a look at one of the virtual classrooms in our learning environment. With components like chat, forums, social media and multi language support
  • Unisfair Virtual Engagement PlatformYour Central Mission ControlRun any number of venues, eventsAlways-On environment 24/365Unisfair Organizer consoleManage the live and on demand eventBooth Rep interfaceUnisfair Venue BuilderConfigure your venues, point & clickEdit , view locations in real-timeExtend your brandUnisfair Webcasting StudioProduce and broadcast your own webcastsRecord audio, video, slides, pollsEasy and cost-effectiveUnisfair Smart ReportingSelf-serve, web-based reportsCustomizable Lead Ranking Engagement IndexCustomer Intelligence across events
  • There are about 100 plus things you need to do to launch a successful virtual environment, and we have organized them into a 6 Step Process to help you.
  • Medco’s Center for Learning and Organization Effectiveness (CLOE) faced an urgent business challenge: How to deliver an interactive, engaging learning experience encompassing 30+ products and capabilities, to 800 geographically dispersed Account Management staff, via 40+ product owners and subject matter experts, as effectively and efficiently as possible (translation: no one was allowed to travel).They had only 14 weeks to coordinate and execute the entire sales training eventPolls were taken after the conference, and 89% of the respondents rated the conference as valuable, very valuable, or extremely valuable. 95% said that they now have the tools to better position their products relative to their competition.
  • In September of 2008, thousands of financial professionals and college graduates interested in career opportunities with a global financial leader attended The KPMG World Jobs Fair. The unique 48-hour online follow-the sun event educated and aligned thousands of candidates with hundreds of openings with KPMG member firms around the world. "As an increasing number of companies conduct business internationally, there are growing opportunities for professionals in KPMG member firms, especially in emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China," said Timothy P. Flynn, Chairman of KPMG. "We're also focused on adding thousands of jobs in developed markets such as the United States and Europe.”After three months of planning and development, Unisfair created and delivered an international virtual event that introduced more than 10,000 attendeesto KPMG recruiters and industry professionals. In a virtual Main Hall, Exhibit Hall, Conference Hall, and Resource Center, job seekers explored opportunities in specific countries and learned about the company’s culture, values, corporate citizenship goals, training and development, and work/life programs.
  • Virtual Learning Environments: Trends & Insights

    1. 1. Virtual Learning Environments: <br />Trends & Insights<br />The audio will automatically stream through your computer speakers.<br />To join the teleconference (optional), please dial:<br />Toll Free: 1.866.469.3239<br />Access Code: #<br />You will be listening to music until the webinar begins.<br />#CLOwebinar<br />
    2. 2. Virtual Learning Environments: <br />Trends & Insights<br />Speakers:Lance Dublin<br />Chief Solution ArchitectDublin Consulting<br />Eric Vidal<br />Senior Learning Strategist<br />Unisfair                  <br />Moderator: Daniel Margolis,<br /> Managing Editor, <br /> Chief Learning Officer Magazine <br />#CLOwebinar<br />
    3. 3. Tools You Can Use<br /><ul><li>Q&A
    4. 4. Click on the Q&A panel (?) in the bottom right corner
    5. 5. Type in your question in the space provided
    6. 6. Click on “Send.”</li></ul>#CLOwebinar<br />
    7. 7. Tools You Can Use<br /><ul><li>Polling
    8. 8. The poll will appear on the right side of your screen
    9. 9. Select the best option for each question
    10. 10. Click on “Submit”</li></ul>#CLOwebinar<br />
    11. 11. Virtual Learning Environments: <br />Trends & Insights<br />Daniel Margolis<br />Managing Editor<br />Chief Learning Officer magazine<br />#CLOwebinar<br />
    12. 12. Virtual Learning Environments: Trends & Insights<br />Eric Vidal, Sr. Learning Strategist, UnisfairLance Dublin, CEO, Dublin Consulting<br />March 17, 2011<br />
    13. 13. Agenda<br />Welcome and Getting Started <br />Virtual Learning Environments: Insights<br />Environment Overview<br />Case Studies<br />Questions and Answers<br />Wrap-up and Thank you<br />
    14. 14. Polls<br />Question 1: Have you ever attended a virtual event or visited a virtual learning environment?<br />Question 2: Has your company ever conducted a virtual event or offered sessions in a virtual learning environment?<br />Question 3: How would you rate your virtual training/learning efforts now? 5 = high; 1 = low<br />
    15. 15. Virtual Learning<br />Environment:<br />Trends<br />
    16. 16. Today’s Challenges<br />Costs<br />Reach<br />Time<br />Impact<br />Effectiveness<br />
    17. 17. Today’s Challenges<br />Costs<br />Reach<br />Time<br />Impact<br />Effectiveness<br /><ul><li>Event driven
    18. 18. ‘One and done’
    19. 19. Disconnected
    20. 20. Visually flat
    21. 21. Limited data</li></li></ul><li>Meeting Challenges<br />Event driven <br />Limited data<br />Data rich<br />Persistent / ‘always on’<br />One ‘n done<br />1 Dimensional<br />Reasons to return / ‘sticky’<br />Visual / 2 dimensional<br />Disconnected<br />Wired / use social media<br />
    22. 22. So, what is a Virtual Learning Environment?<br />
    23. 23. Virtual Learning Environment<br />
    24. 24. Virtual Learning Environment<br />Easy to use, customizable, global, persistent, multi languages<br />Branded VirtualEnvironment<br />Build a branded campus or environment for training employees, partners & customers<br />Interactive Webcasts & Virtual Classrooms<br />Webcasts <br />Audio, Video, Text, Slides, Surveys, Q&A, blogs and more.<br />Resource Libraries<br />Store content like docs, videos, links to outside web sites etc.<br />Fully customizable. Easily connect with your audiences<br />Learning Rooms<br />Networking & Social Media <br />Connect with people inside or outside the environment <br />Smart Reporting<br />Provide detailed reporting on audience behavior<br />
    25. 25. Data Point <br />72% of Elearning! Magazine’s audience was unable to attend a physical learning event in last 12 months; Up from 39% in 2009.(ELM Study 8/2010)<br />100% of these executives said they would attend virtual events if given a virtual option. <br />
    26. 26. Data Point <br />“What topics do you want to discuss at the upcoming [March 2011] CLO Spring Symposium?”(out of 11 items)<br /> What’s the Future of Learning<br /> Virtual Learning Environments<br />
    27. 27. Trends<br />HR<br />Campus Recruiting<br />Job FairsOn-boarding<br />Training<br />Employees<br />Customers<br />Partners<br />Corp. Comm.<br />Road Show<br />All Hands<br />Executive Briefings<br />Marketing<br />Lead-Generation<br />Product Launch<br />User Conference<br />Customer Engagement<br />
    28. 28. Why Now?<br />THINKING<br />AHA!<br /> CONTEXT<br />TOOLS<br />
    29. 29. Virtual Learning<br /> Environments: <br />Overview<br />
    30. 30. Registration Page / Micro-site<br />
    31. 31. Campus <br />
    32. 32. Learning Room<br />
    33. 33. Virtual Classroom<br />
    34. 34. Virtual Classroom<br />
    35. 35. Virtual Classroom<br />Chat & Forums<br />
    36. 36. Networking Lounge<br />
    37. 37. Networking Lounge<br />
    38. 38. Resource Library<br />
    39. 39. Behind the Scenes<br />Virtual Engagement Platform <br />Organizer Console<br />Venue Builder<br />Smart Reporting<br />Webcasting Studio<br />
    40. 40. Six Step Process<br />For Successful Virtual Learning Environments<br />
    41. 41. Virtual Learning<br /> Environments: <br />Case Studies<br />
    42. 42. Internal Training<br /><ul><li>Doctors, patients and providers are using new media to connect, network and collaborate – Novartis wants to harness this trend
    43. 43. Novartis trained 1000 sales and marketing employees on social media tools, guidelines, and compliance
    44. 44. The exhibition hall hosted partners like McCann, Nielsen, Sermo, PatientsLikeMe, TNS Healthcare and more </li></li></ul><li>Training Success<br />“<br /> Medco regularly employs webcast sessions and posts eLearning modules on our LMS, but neither of these tools allows for networking among peers. The virtual environment wrapped a visually appealing and collaboration-rich environment around the content in order to enable peers to connect with one another while listening to experts.<br />”<br />Mary Rose Wild<br />Senior Director<br />Center for Learning and Organization Effectiveness <br />
    45. 45. Virtual Learning Success<br />“<br /> I really like the clean and bright look of Unisfair’s virtual training environment. Everything is integrated, which makes for a great user experience without pop-ups and downloads.<br />”<br />Stephanie Morris Training Manager<br />Intuit<br />
    46. 46. Recruiting Success<br />World Jobs Fair<br />“<br /> It was huge and surpassed my expectations. We were the first of the Big Four to do it and I’ve been asked when we’re going to do it again.<br />”<br />Lisa Rolston, Associate Director <br />
    47. 47. Q & A<br />Eric Vidal, Unisfair<br /><br /><br />Lance Dublin, Dublin Consulting<br /><br />DUBLIN<br />CONSULTING<br />
    48. 48. Join Our Next CLO Webinar!<br />Thursday, March 24, 2011<br />Mobile Learning and Social Learning for Sales Readiness <br />CLO Webinars start at 2 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. Pacific<br />Register at<br />Join the CLO Network:<br />#CLOwebinars<br />