August 23, 2016 10:00
If you are a dedicated reader of our blog, you already know how important I feel the preparation process, specifically dress rehearsals, are to successful virtual learning programs. Ideally, it’s best to organize a meeting with all involved par... [More]
August 9, 2016 10:00
We’ve all, undoubtedly, heard the expression, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” In my business, I’ve learned that that may actually be an understatement. The design and application of visual elements is critical to a succ... [More]
August 2, 2016 10:00
It’s that time of year again. Time to work on your 2017 budget, and perhaps time to discuss whether or not investment in a virtual learning strategy should be included.
A proper virtual learning program provides several opportunities for growt... [More]
July 27, 2016 10:00
I read, and I read a lot. The virtual training world is fast moving, and ever changing. For me, one way to ensure I’m staying current with virtual learning trends is to learn from the experiences of others.
Each spring, I go through a pretty m... [More]
July 13, 2016 10:00
Depending on your perspective, multi-tasking can be viewed as either a positive, productive activity or a negative, sometimes distracting one. For our Virtual Producers, their ability to keep their eyes on several things at one time is a necessity. H... [More]
June 21, 2016 10:00
We’ve all done it...spent hours on a presentation, project or paper, and then spent several MORE hours checking and double-checking it for mistakes and errors. Whether its simple spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, or something that just doe... [More]
June 14, 2016 10:00
We’ve all been there. You’re attending a conference. As the presenter takes the podium to begin, it happens. The lavaliere mic doesn’t work, and a blue screen illuminates the room where a presentation should be. Everyone is thinking... [More]
June 8, 2016 10:00
At this point, many of us are well aware of the benefits Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT) brings to organizations. The list includes cost savings, user convenience, extending reach to distant audiences, and faster deployment of new programs, ju... [More]
May 24, 2016 10:00
Participants are brutally honest.
Or at least they can be when it comes to providing constructive feedback for your virtual instructor-led training programs.
If you’ve never collected feedback from your participants after a session, you sho... [More]
May 17, 2016 10:00
One of the greatest challenges for many facilitators transitioning from face-to-face courses to virtual ones, is finding the energy they need from the virtual space.
Good face-to-face presenters thrive on the energy and reactions they get from thei... [More]