InSync Training

What Is a Virtual Producer?

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 16, 2021 12:00:00 PM

06162021 Blog - What is a ProducerWe have mentioned the role of a virtual classroom producer in several previous posts. As the support person on the delivery team, the producer is an invaluable resource before, during and after a virtual training event. He or she is there to support the facilitator, the participants and the technology.

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

Influence Your SMEs to Work with You Instead of Against You

Posted by Karin Rex on Jun 9, 2021 4:15:00 PM

06092021 Blog - Influence Your SMEs To Work With You 1.1“My Subject Matter Expert (SME) is totally devoted to the new course I’m developing! She accepts every meeting request and stays until every question is answered. When I send an email question, she is incredibly quick to get back to me and answers every question thoroughly and succinctly!”

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Best Practices, Instructional Design

5 Reasons to Invest in Certifying Your Team as Virtual Training Professionals

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on Jun 2, 2021 12:34:55 AM

06022021 Newsletter Blog - 5 Reasons to CertifySince March of 2020, learning and development teams have been rushing to move their face-to-face content to virtual platforms like Zoom, Webex, MS Teams, and Adobe Connect.

At first, this wholesale conversion to virtual was a stop gap measure. The focus was getting the content online temporarily - just for the few months while we were working at home. But a few months turned into a year and a half! As corporations are contemplating bringing workers back into the office (or not), they are also considering what role virtual classrooms will play in their long-term learning strategy. (Spoiler – InSync’s clients tell us virtual training will continue to play a much bigger role than it did pre-pandemic!)

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Production

Virtual Classroom Tips We Learned From the Pandemic Year

Posted by Cindy Earl on May 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM

The year 2020 marked the accelerated transformation of virtual learning. With the L&D industry forever changed, what did we learn from the pandemic year? A few of InSync Training’s top facilitators, instructional designers and producers weighed in. Here are some of the top tips they shared…

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Best Practices, Virtual Learners

Nonprofit Organizations Partner with InSync Training to Support Virtual Events During COVID Pandemic

Posted by InSync Training on May 19, 2021 1:00:00 PM

05192021 Press Release NTSAD conference virtualVirtual Training Company Helps Two Nonprofits Succeed with Online Events During COVID

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Topics: Virtual Collaboration

The 3 Essential Elements That Help Global Virtual Training Implementations Succeed

Posted by Jennifer Hofmann on May 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM

05122021 Essential Elements BlogA global training implementation is much more complex than a blended learning solution designed for one country or for one region. Managing learner schedules, understanding the impact of regionalization, and getting content out in the most appropriate way are just some of the considerations the learning architect needs to consider.

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Topics: Global Virtual Classroom, Modern Blended Learning, Modern Learners

The Value of Getting Trained to Thrive in the Virtual Classroom

Posted by Karen Vieth on May 4, 2021 12:08:01 AM

05042021 May Newsletter Blog - How to Thrive in the Virtual ClassroomDuring the pandemic, virtual live instruction was widely adopted to meet immediate training needs.  Forbes noted that adoption of virtual technology in learning and development has been greater in the last ten months than in the previous ten years. 82% of corporate L&D executives see virtual live instruction as a key element of their implementation strategy moving forward.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Modern Learners, Virtual Training

Creating Positive Learning Experiences: The Team Approach

Posted by Patricia Regier on Apr 29, 2021 7:00:00 AM

04212021 Blog Post - Patricia RiegerThe team approach when creating learning experiences can make all the difference in whether a virtual session is successful or not! It feels amazing when a producer can seem like they are anticipating the needs of the facilitator or speaker before they even ask. However, even if it seems like we can read minds, the anticipation is a skill that is developed over time with experience. It is fantastic to produce learning events as a partner with the facilitator and a support for the participants.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Production, Learner Engagement

Audio: 4 Effective Strategies Women Utilize in Digital Learning

Posted by Sheri Hunter on Apr 21, 2021 2:02:44 PM

04212021 Blog - 4 Ways Digital Learning Empowers Women LearnersDigital learning has been a staple for organizations and government entities long before the woeful year of 2020 where live events, in-person meetings and travel were stymied and placed on a standstill. The economic crisis driven by the pandemic and stay-at-home policies disrupted various vocations and industries, many of them dominated by females. Women leaders who saw the writing on the wall charged towards ways to align their priorities to develop and grow as entrepreneurs, organizational leaders, and community trailblazers all while managing families and keeping their sanity.

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Topics: Trends, Modern Classroom, digital learning

InSync Training Announces Rapid Growth as Virtual Learning Booms Globally

Posted by InSync Training on Apr 8, 2021 1:35:34 PM

04082021 Blog PostCompany Grows Revenue, Expands Geographically and Appoints New Executive Team Members

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Virtual Training