InSync Training's founder Jennifer Hofmann, and guest bloggers from throughout the training industry, author Getting InSync, an active conversation focused on connecting, collaborating and succeeding in the modern classroom.

InSync Training's 5 Critical Ways to Enable Virtual Learners

Posted by InSync Training

Jul 23, 2015 1:39:07 PM

Enable_Enhance_Empower_EngageEven with the increased availability and affordability of online training programs, participants don't seem to be particularly engaged in virtual learning. Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training, believes the design of online programs is to blame.

This video on InSync Training's YouTube channel discusses the five critical elements instructional designers MUST include in any virtual program to properly enable virtual learners to succeed.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Engagement, Virtual Learners, InSync Videos

12+ Reminders & Resources For Creating Your Virtual Learning Space

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann

Sep 5, 2014 11:27:00 AM

Stop me if you've heard this one before.

On second thought, don’t stop me.

It bears repeating. And worth hearing over and over and over again, at least until virtual learning is second nature to all of us.

When learning at a distance, whether in a virtual classroom or using eLearning, you need to create your personal learning environment - and it is probably not the same environment in which you work. If you want to learn effectively, you can't be disrupted or distracted by people, work, or to do lists. 

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Topics: Virtual Learners

Preparing virtual learners

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann

Jun 2, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Where would virtual training be without virtual learners? Clearly, we need to set them up for success. Although participants have a wide range of backgrounds, skills, and technical experience, all must learn to navigate the virtual learning environment. We must be aware that participants need to "learn how to learn" all over again in this new medium. But how do you prepare them?

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Facilitation, Virtual Learners

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