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InSync Founder/President Jennifer Hofmann Presents at Learning Guild Conference

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM

07142021 LG conferenceJennifer Hofmann, Founder and President of InSync Training, will present a session on “Scenario-based Learning in the Virtual Classroomat the Virtual Training Online Conference presented by The Learning Guild on August 4-5, 2021.

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Topics: Global Virtual Classroom, Scenario-Based Learning, Virtual Training

The Art of Making Virtual Learning Fun, Engaging, and Effective

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 30, 2021 1:30:00 PM

06302021 Blog - Making Virtual Learning FunWhen we think of corporate learning, rarely do “fun and games” come to mind. More often than not, compliance training pops into our heads, characterized by endless slide decks, droning SMEs-turned-facilitators, and uncomfortable days spent in a classroom. Folks, training has a reputation problem. Our learners perceive traditional training as outdated and ineffective.

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Topics: Gamification & Game-Based Learning, Modern Blended Learning

Tips to be a Successful Virtual Classroom Producer

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 23, 2021 9:45:00 AM

06232021 master virtual producer promoWe often encounter some version of the following story when working with corporate teams and individual learners: “Well, my organization has made the leap to the virtual classroom. I’m now supporting live online sessions, but I don’t know how to use my existing skills while managing the technology.”

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Production

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

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

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

Success Tips for the New Virtual Classroom Producer

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 26, 2020 12:15:00 PM

08262020 Blog Success Tips for New Virtual ProducersWe often encounter some version of the following story when working with corporate teams and individual learners: “Well, my organization has made the leap to the virtual classroom. I’m now supporting live online sessions, but I don’t know how to use my existing skills while managing the technology.”

This kind of quandary results in the accidental virtual classroom producer. Trainers or learning professionals used to working face-to-face now have to support subject matter experts or experienced virtual facilitators in a completely different, though very dynamic, environment. So. what can you do if you find yourself, whether by circumstance or choice, working as a producer in the virtual classroom?

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, Virtual Classroom - Production

Obstacles to Virtual Learning Success Solved!

Posted by InSync Training on Aug 12, 2020 1:45:00 PM

08122020 Blog PostRecently, learners have flocked to the virtual classroom to continue their professional development. Organizations have started embracing the flexibility and dynamism of this learning environment as a viable option for programs ranging from new-hire onboarding to informational webinar-style updates to complex technical trainings.

We believe in the power of the virtual classroom. But, truthfully, despite its varied functionality and useful tools, learners experience a, well, learning curve when learning virtually.

To help learners – both new and experienced – adapt and thrive in the virtual classroom, our team compiled a list of obstacles to look out for and ways to preemptively overcome them.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Best Practices, Modern Learners, Virtual Training

Stories from the Virtual Trenches: 3 Common Virtual Classroom Challenges

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

07282020 Blog 3 Common Virtual ChallengesLike in all professions, Learning & Development faces its fair share of challenges. Changing global dynamics, evolving business needs, and a diverse audience all contribute to a complex, and confusing, pathway forward.

The virtual classroom offers a solution to many of the broad obstacles training functions face. This learning environment supports organizations of all sizes and types, while seamlessly integrating into comprehensive, personalized, easily updated blends. And while the live online training environment provides flexibility and results, it does come with obstacles. By considering them ahead of time, you can avoid the pitfalls that will derail desired progress.

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Topics: Advice From The Virtual Trenches, Team Insight Series

How to Go Live: Identifying the Key Players in the Virtual Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 24, 2020 2:45:00 PM

Key Players in the Virtual ClassroomMoving great face-to-face learning to the virtual classroom includes a multi-step process. The first step involves making an effort to understand the value of the learning environment. Next, facilitators and instructional designers have to adapt their approach to maximize engagement and effectiveness.

Underlying these positive attitudes, dazzling designs, and enthralling facilitation approaches lies an important question that requires an answer: who are our key players?

Those leading and managing the change to live online learning have to get to the bottom of this question, as well as the consequences of the resulting answer. Think about three main categories: Learners, Facilitators, and Designers.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, How to Go Live Series