Infographic - Trust: The Power Behind Virtual Teams

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How do you honor cultural diversity and bridge distance to not only achieve excellence, but to inspire trust that frees people to collaborate quickly? 

Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mary Kingsley answered this question and provided some ideas on how to invest in your team relationships to get great results.

This infographic, based on Mary's recent BYTE session, Inspiring a Global Virtual Team, can help you to understand what is necessary to establish trust and discover the power behind virtual teams.

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Topics: Virtual Teams

Infographic - Learner Attention Is up for Grabs

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How do you capture your audience’s attention when so many factors provide distractions?

Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mark Harter answered this question and provided pro-tips accumulated from years of practical experience.

When faced with limited time and a myriad of distractions, we need a purposeful approach for designing and marketing engaging learning experiences.

This infographic, based on Mark Harter's BYTE session, Grabbing Learner Attention, can help you to understand how to capture your audience's attention, even in the midst of a myriad of distractions.

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Topics: Engagement, Modern Learning

Infographic - Emotional Intelligence + Agile Learning = Essentials in a Changing World

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The seismic changes in the workplace today are creating stress, volatility and uncertainty. With no signs of the rate of change slowing down, and in fact accelerating, we have to increase our personal and professional agility or burn out. Join us as we discuss the four elements of Emotional Intelligence (i.e. self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management) as key differentiators to increase our ability to adapt and become more agile.

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Topics: Agile Learning, Emotional Intelligence

Infographic - How to Build Your Why Story

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Understanding your WHY, your own story, and what fuels your passion is the first step to changing how you converse with others.

It’s a paradigm shift that requires that you learn how to find your story, where it begins (how young were you when), and how that connects to who you are and what you do today. It’s a road worth traveling to tap into your passion and ultimately communicate that story and passion to your employees, customers, prospects, friends and your families.

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Topics: Infographics, Storytelling

Infographic - 7 Actions to Manage & Overcome the Challenges of Implementing a Virtual Classroom Strategy

Recently, InSync Training helped a global organization transition existing face-to-face learning programs to the virtual classroom. Most would assume that this project would simply include taking existing content, and dropping it into a new format. 

That's far from the reality. During this evolution, we identified seven challenges that we needed to mitigate for a successful virtual classroom implementation.

The learning environment wasn't the only major change - facilitators, instructional designers, and participants all needed specific support. 

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom - Best Practices, Infographics

Infographic - Engaging Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull

Engaging_Modern_Learners_landing_page_pic.jpgParticipant motivation, attitude and active participation don't equal learner engagement in today's classroom. Instead, engagement depends on an emotional, intellectual and environmental response to the training. 

How can you ensure that your instructional designs illicit these responses? Use Push/Pull training!

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Design, Engagement, Modern Learning, Infographics

Infographic - What is Driving the Modern Learning Culture?

What is Driving the Modern Learning Culture?

The modern learning culture is about more than technology – it’s about the workforce becoming more global, mobile and social. Training professionals need to recognize the influence that culture plays in the classroom. 

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Design, Modern Learning, Infographics

Infographic - Designing for Live Mobile Learning

Designing for Live Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning, also known as mLearning, is on the rise! But in the rush to deploy content quickly and make it accessible from wherever the learners are, we aren’t giving enough thought to what exactly should be taught and how to most effectively deliver that content.
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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Design, Mobile Virtual Classroom, Infographics

Infographic - 4 Step Disaster Recovery Process

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Topics: Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Production, Infographics

Infographic - The Art of Design for the Virtual Classroom

Art_of_Design_header_onlyDesigning impactful virtual lessons takes more than the science of instructional design; designing for the modern virtual classroom requires an artful approach to creation.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Design, Infographics

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