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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.
I'm new to this community. Ive been designing online learning for some time but we've only recently started exploring live online training. I think it could be a fantastic solution for my organisation. Problem is, theyve just invested in 365 anRead more…
I was producing for Adobe Connect, Session 2, and had a participant who was immediately thrown out of his breakout room. Repeatedly, though he shut down his VPN and all other apps.
He had no issues for the first session, nor the first breakout ofRead more…
HI I am looking for suggestions for some ice breaker for a large group of zoom attendees that do not know one another. We will be discussing mental health so it needs to be light. Intro and break ideas please or ones you have already found successfulRead more…
Recently I've been able to partner with Emerald Works (formerly Towards Maturity) to use some of their data to look at virtual classrooms and webinars in a different way.
Here's the article I wrote: https://emeraldworks.com/resources/blog/l-d-researRead more…
In New Zealand an organisation ran an unconference (where the agenda isn't pre-set and is built by the attendees on the day). They shared a great amount of their learning about the organisation, communication and technology.
There's a big PDF (with lRead more…
March 2020 has marked a sea change of how organisations and education have met, communicated, presented and taught/trained/facilitated. The lock down/ advice to stay at home, due to the risk of infection from Coronavirus, has meant live online platfoRead more…
I read this article from the BBC today and thought I must share it here! - https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200421-why-zoom-video-chats-are-so-exhausting
I thought I was the only one who gets tired and stressed dealing with all these video callsRead more…
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Remote Learning Virtual Conference
Free event: Live 3-day event in November 2020 hosted by Sprout Labs in Australia.
18th November 8am UK time is Mike running a session on "the what, why and when of live online producers" and 10am that day Jo is talking about "how to read a virtual audience you can't see".
The Role of a Producer in Virtual Training
Free event (with voucher code): 12th Dec, 2pm-4pm 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.
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!