Course: Maximizing Impact In The Virtual Classroom
Audience: Corporate Training Professionals
Course Length: 45 minutes
If you’ve ever had the opportunity to help someone else learn, at various times you’ve probably been concerned that the learner is confused, struggling, fatigued, or in disagreement, or even if you’re helping them at all. In a formal setting, we rely heavily on eye contact, facial expression, and body language.
Effective instructors and facilitators use this visual feedback to dynamically adjust pacing, tone of voice, proximity to students, questioning, and other instructional techniques. But what if you have none of those cues to guide you? How can you design and deliver effective learning experiences when instructors and students are not face-to-face in the same room? That’s what this course is about
- Going Virtual —Key characteristics and a central question: is it the method or the medium that makes the difference?
- Capabilities and Limitations —Virtual classrooms have both.
- Using Appropriate Instructional Methods —What works in practice for essential instructional elements?
- Motivation and Excitement —Virtual classrooms do not have to be slow and boring.
- Going Beyond Same Time —A combination of synchronous and asynchronous activities along with emerging technologies can infinitely expand the possibilities of the virtual classroom
- Differentiate traditional classroom and virtual classroom instruction.
- Recognize that instructional methods determine to learn, not the medium.
- Identify instructional capabilities and limitations of virtual classrooms.
- Apply appropriate instructional methods for virtual classrooms.
- Identify practical strategies (principles and best practices) that can be used to create and sustain motivation and excitement
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate TrainingFolks Certificate