InSync Training

Recording - Bozarthzone! Rockin' the Virtual Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 5, 2017 6:20:48 PM

October 5, 2017

Instructor: Jane Bozarth

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Virtual classroom technology (ILinc, Adobe Connect, WebEx, Elluminate, etc.) provides a wonderful live, real-time bridge between the traditional classroom and the learner. But it isn’t “just like” the traditional classroom, and in the wrong hands can be deadly dull.

In this session we’ll learn to read virtual “body language," look at ways to increase interactivity and engagement, utilize games and activities, and create visuals that support learning. 

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, BozarthZone! Recording, Recordings

Video - Teach Us One Thing - Becky Pike Pluth

Posted by InSync Training on Sep 29, 2016 8:10:53 PM

61264183_s.jpgInSync Training’s interview series “Teach Us One Thing” provides learning industry experts with a platform to share the one idea they believe training professionals need to know. Conducted virtually and onsite at industry conferences, the series will regularly update with new top-tier advice.

“One of the biggest mistakes I see in facilitation is apologizing in front of the crowd for what they might not even notice...stop now!

Becky Pike Pluth, President, CEO, The Bob Pike Group

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Podcasts and Videos

Recording - It's in the Game: Merging Contemporary Pedagogy & Instructional Game Design

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 21, 2016 2:44:32 PM

July 19, 2016

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Slota

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This interactive presentation will have participants discuss the current and future role of games in classroom and corporate education, review the instructional game design process, and deconstruct various learning games currently in use across the United States. These activities will bridge what we know about the act of play with contemporary , research-driven perspectives on digital storytelling, gaming as a pedagogical approach, and the nuts and bolts of implementing educational game designs as the basis for teaching/training. Participants who complete the workshop will: 1) be positioned to utilize games in their respective instructional environments; and 2) will be able to design basic-level instructional games of their own.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Virtual Classroom, InSync BYTE Recording, Gamification, Recordings

Recording - Crash Course in Visual Design

Posted by InSync Training on Jul 13, 2016 2:18:19 PM

July 12, 2016

Instructor: Connie Malamed

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Did you know that the visual design of eLearning, slides, and other instructional materials has a big impact on learner success? Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist retention.

In this session, you will learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs. You’ll look into ways that you can apply each principle for maximum success. The goal is to quickly increase your visual design skills as much as possible in one hour.

You'll be surprised at how much you can improve. You don’t need to draw well to improve your visual design skills; you need to learn the foundation principles and apply them.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Virtual Classroom, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings

Recording - Enabling Virtual and Blended Learning Success: An SAP Case Study

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 22, 2016 5:32:08 PM

June 21, 2016

Instructors: Jennifer Hofmann and Malte Bong-Schmidt

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Is your virtual classroom viewed as just a cost-cutting measure? Prior to 2013, the SAP sales organization utilized virtual and blended learning, but without an integrated strategy. Learn how in 2013 they introduced GCO University Virtual Live Classroom program, serving over 15,000 sales and sales-related employees globally and changed from a perception of "yet another online training program" to a core value in learning plans with an integrated approached and consistent, quality instructional design.

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Topics: Blended learning, Virtual Classroom, InSync BYTE Recording, Recordings

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

Posted by InSync Training on Jun 9, 2016 7:51:38 PM

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 and Tools

Video - InSync in Action: How to Create Virtual Classroom Learner Engagement

Posted by InSync Training on May 7, 2016 3:23:44 PM

34688338_s.jpgOur InSync in Action series includes videos filmed during our live, in-person learning events. This video was shot on location during our 2016 Training Magazine Conference pre-conference certificate program, “Designing and Delivering the Modern Virtual Classroom.”

In this video, our lead online facilitator, Karen Vieth, shares an approach for creating learner engagement during live virtual learning events.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Podcasts and Videos

Recording - 101 Ways to Expand Learning Beyond the Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on May 6, 2016 8:55:07 PM

May 3, 2016

Instructor: Elaine Biech

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As today's talent development professional, you have multiple options for delivering learning to employees. The 70-20-10 model (70% hands-on experiences; 20% developmental interactions; 10% formal learning) continues to serve as a valuable guideline for using the wide variety of developmental options available.

We are experts in the 10% domain-delivering training or programs-but what's our role beyond instructor led training? How do we create and deliver personalized developmental experiences? How can we support social learning? How can we ensure employees are immersed in the “right” experiential learning? What is our role to influence the interaction between employees and their supervisors? How can we stimulate informal learning? This webinar will help you look beyond virtual and traditional classrooms to expand your learners’ options.

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Topics: Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design, Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom - Facilitation, BYTE, Recordings

Recording - 5 Steps to Making Your Virtual Classroom Mobile and Social

Posted by InSync Training on Oct 14, 2015 2:36:45 PM

October 14, 2015

Instructor: Jennifer Hofmann

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In today’s hyper-networked virtual, global, and mobile workplace, organizations are beginning to rely on informal learning using social networks and mobile technologies. This makes sense. Social media provides rich resources for informal learning outside the classroom as well as supplemental learning within the classroom. Both timely and collaborative, social media outlets provide you with the power to make sure learning occurs during your events and continues afterward. It can be used to build community and continue the learning conversation started in the classroom, as a stand-alone “just in time” set of resources for instant gratification, or for anything in between. 

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Mobile Virtual Classroom, Social Learning, Recordings

Whitepaper - The Mobile Virtual Classroom

Posted by InSync Training on Feb 2, 2015 4:23:00 PM

It seems like everyone is talking about mobile learning, or mLearning, these days. And it's no surprise, tablets and smart phones are everywhere! So how does mLearning relate to the live virtual classroom?

In this brave new world of mobile technologies and the era of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), we are facing similar challenges to those we faced when virtual classrooms were first introduced. 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

This whitepaper will help you explore what designers, facilitators and managers need to know to be successful in the mobile virtual classroom

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Topics: Virtual Classroom, Mobile Virtual Classroom, Whitepapers and eBooks