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Modern Learning Producers as Stage Hands

Posted by Brigit Michael on Oct 26, 2017 3:27:11 PM

virtual classroom productionWe chatted with veteran producer Brigit Michael and got her take on why she considers the virtual classroom to be a stage, herself a stage hand. Her unique perspective can help you hone your modern learning skills as you facilitate, produce, implement, and manage virtual learning events within your blends.

The role of a virtual producer is a unique one; we’re responsible for making everything run smoothly behind the scenes to ensure that learners have the best experience possible. 

I consider my role as a producer is kind of like a stage hand for a play. Some directors want the stage hands to be recognized and take a bow at the end, and some want them to fade entirely into the background, with a variety of possibilities in between.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Production, Producer, Modern Learning

Path to Virtual Classroom Production

Posted by Brigit Michael on Oct 3, 2017 1:00:40 PM
the pathway to virtual classroom production

We chatted with one of our expert virtual learning producers about the journey that lead her to InSync and how her HR background translates to virtual learning. Each of our producers has their own unique story, and their own perspective to bring to the field of virtual classroom production. Our learners are so lucky to have dedicated producers and facilitators like Brigit!

Passion is what gives meaning to our lives. It's what allows us to achieve success beyond our wildest imagination. Try to find a career path that you have a passion for.  Henry Samueli

This couldn’t be more apt for my path to producing at InSync. With an extensive background in HR and compensation, I worked face-to-face with a lot of people and discovered my passion for training.

After taking eight years off to be a stay-at-home mom, I was looking for my next move and kept coming back to my love of training. I wasn’t sure how to make it fit into my busy life with four children, though. As luck would have it, I had a chance encounter at a party where I met InSync producer Jennifer James and I got goosebumps after hearing what she did for work. I kept thinking to myself, “This is exactly what I am looking for!”

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Production