Work the Virtual Room

July 3, 2014 08:13 by Greg Owen-Boger
This article was originally published on The Orderly Conversation blog To guard against sounding tired or uninspiring when leading a virtual session, I always recommend standing whenever possible. Being on your feet allows you to move around the roo... [More]

Conference Calls … They’re so 1995

June 24, 2014 10:23 by Rebecca Doepke
It’s Monday morning, time to lead your team’s weekly sales call. The agenda for the call is to give an update on sales, discuss what’s in the pipeline, and have the team share success stories. Everyone dials in and you’re read... [More]

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Online Meetings | Sales | Virtual Meetings

Building Bulletproof Online Training Programs

June 5, 2014 08:03 by Dana Peters
When talking with clients new to virtual instructor-led training (VILT), I am often asked: “What do we need to get absolutely right to be successful training our employees online in the live virtual classroom?” From our perspective, whe... [More]

Making the Move: Transitioning Face-To-Face Courses to the Virtual Classroom

April 23, 2014 12:10 by Dana Peters
Repurposing, redesigning, transitioning, transforming, or converting. No matter what label you give it, moving a face-to-face classroom course to the virtual classroom is more complicated than it initially appears. At first glance, it seems quite si... [More]

The Pre-work Predicament

April 9, 2014 14:56 by Dana Peters
Trainers and meeting facilitators see tremendous value in getting a jump start to their virtual instructor-led training (VILT) classes or online meetings by assigning pre-work. Yet time and time again this effort results in only a portion of particip... [More]

The Next Chapter for Mondo Learning Solutions?

April 1, 2014 12:11 by Dana Peters
If you follow me or my company closely, you know we have been in business for a few years now and our focus has been on connecting corporate learning & development professionals with the highest quality learning experts in the field. Acting as a ... [More]

Pitfalls of Virtual Classroom Training

March 20, 2014 15:23 by Dana Peters
A few weeks ago, I responded to a post on Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s discussion group on LinkedIn. My comments received several “likes” so I thought our readers here might enjoy this information as well. Here was the posted ... [More]

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eLearning | Virtual Instructor-Led Training | Virtual Learning

Managing Two Simultaneous Audience Groups: In-Person and Remote Attendees

March 14, 2014 12:38 by Greg Owen-Boger
My team and I recently found ourselves in a situation we advise our clients to avoid. It occurs to me that if even WE can’t follow our own advice, how can we expect others to? So, instead of saying “don’t do it,” here’s ... [More]

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Online Learning | Online Meetings | Turpin Communication

The Role of a Virtual Learning Session Producer … Defined

November 11, 2013 14:33 by Dana Peters
Some potential clients, interested in our Virtual Learning Session Producer Services, come to us with a clearly defined set of producer duties and responsibilities they would like to outsource. Others, know they need a second pair of hands to support... [More]

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Online Learning | Virtual Instructor-Led Training | Virtual Learning

Engaging Learners Through Text Messages?

October 16, 2013 15:23 by Dana Peters
We have a new principal at my daughter’s high school. As you can imagine, change is in the air. One initiative has caught my attention: the principal directly communicating via text with the entire high school community. This has engaged me wit... [More]

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eLearning | Learning | Learning Trends