Tip #888: Jamboard to the Rescue!

“A good tool improves the way you work. A great tool improves the way you think.”  Jeff Duntemann I am going to facilitate a 50-minute virtual program on peer-to-peer collaborative problem-solving in a few weeks. Did I mention that there will be 50-75 executive managers in attendance? The Challenge My challenge is how to manage […]

Tip #885: How to Meet a Virtual Training Design Challenge

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”  Personal Trainer Land One of the things I like best about a day-long training program is that there is ample opportunity for participants to practice what they’ve learned. We know that it is unlikely they will have uninterrupted occasions to practice once they’ve left our session. They need […]

Tip #885:  How to Meet a Virtual Training Design Challenge

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”  Personal Trainer Land One of the things I like best about a day-long training program is that there is ample opportunity for participants to practice what they’ve learned. We know that it is unlikely they will have uninterrupted occasions to practice once they’ve left our session. They need […]

Tip #864: Great Virtual Learning Activities- Part Two

“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” Brian Herbert In the last Tip, I shared virtual learning activities for developing preprogram content, starting-before-you-start, and helping participants minimize distractions- all drawn from Cindy Huggett’s Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide […]

Tip #863: Great Virtual Learning Activities- Part One

“Virtual training: a highly interactive, synchronous online, instructor-led training class, with defined learning objectives, that has geographically dispersed participants, each one individually connected using a web classroom platform.” Cindy Huggett I’ve just finished reading Cindy Huggett’s Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning. It is excellent, and I strongly recommend […]

Tip #860: A Virtual Training Nightmare

“You never run out of things that can go wrong.” Murphy’s Law I recently conducted a full day virtual class using the WebEx Training platform. It didn’t go well. The class was supposed to start at 9 AM, so I went to log on at 8:15 AM to get everything ready. That was when I […]

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