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I'm just doing some thinking around the length of virtual classroom (not webinar) sessions. Often they can be an hour, 90 minutes or more, but obviously can be 30 minutes or shorter, a couple of hours or even all day.
How do you decide how loRead more…
I have been conducting virtual classroom training for many years. I have used Adobe Connect and WebEx Training as my virtual platforms for the vast majority of that time. I am currently facing a potential platform change to Zoom. In my research and tRead more…
We know that 'zoom fatigue' exists and maybe some ways individually how to avoid it:
My question is:
Is there any research or empirical guiRead more…
HI Lightbulbers !
I need to try and run an activity asking people to annotate a slide. MS Teams doesnt have this (to my knowledge!) and wondered if anyone has a nifty workaround? I am pretty good at most MS Teams Hacks - but this one is escaping meRead more…
Morning I will be starting a series of Virtual Workshops next month on MS Teams. I would like to send a pre event message to help with the etiquettes and expectations of the attendees. Can anybody advise on the best practise in this communication orRead more…
It's here! Adobe Connect, the latest version has been launched, and it's packed full of new features and improved underlying technology.
If you are a Connect user, or if you have found Connect to be a little clunky in the past, this upgrade is for yRead more…
I am hoping that someone will be able to give me some advice and guidance. I am currently using Zoom to deliver online classrooms however the IT department wishes me to use Microsoft teams (understand as zoom is an additonal expense). The chRead more…
I'm really interested to hear from people who have experience of delivering virtual classroom training in Africa. The bandwidth issues can be challenging when using platforms like Adobe Connect. Has anyone delivered over mobile technology?Read more…
I'm on a webinar/webcast and the host asked my question from chat by saying "someone has asked xxx" and then added with my comment "and someone has said xxx". Great that they asked my question at an appropriate point.
However, they didn't use my nameRead more…
We had a great question from Wouter that was asked in a different thread about Producing. I thought it deserved its own thread so will copy it all out here below:
Question concerning hosting webinars for 200+ attendees.
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The Role of a Producer in Virtual Training
Free event (with voucher code): 12th Dec, 3pm-5pm UK time. You can attend Producing Effective L&D Training for free if you choose Friends of Jo and use the code: lightbulb
Jo reveals how best to integrate a producer into your virtual delivery. It will be an interactive session, so lots of time for questions.
Paid event: You can register for the L&D Talks 2020 Event, which is spanning across October, with lots of different sessions and speakers.
Jo is speaking on day 4, 22nd October and all about Digital Body Language in Online Communication, not limited to just virtual classrooms!
Power Up Your Skills
Paid event:The POWER UP Your Skills Virtual Fall Conference 2020 is from ATD Pikes Peak (Colorado, USA) with a number of speakers across two (UK) evenings. Jo is speaking about tips on how to facilitate fantastic virtual classrooms!
Paid event: An actual face to face event in German! Programme coming soon.