Virtually There Session Recap
For virtual classrooms to become successful and viable, we have to move beyond webinars and toward true training experiences. But how can we accomplish that lofty goal when under pressing deadlines and during a time of global change?
To start, we recommend purposefully increasing learner engagement in virtual learning sessions. Scenarios provide an easy, quick, and thoughtful way to foster environmental engagement, nurture emotional engagement, and stimulate intellectual engagement.
Scenario-based learning offers a powerful instructional design option. This process “uses interactive situations to engage non-engaged learners in active learning strategies.”
Designers leverage available technology to create experiences in which learners can solve problems and interact with provided situations to learn new skills.
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Training Industry Webcast Recap
Adult Learning Principles tell us that adults learn best when they believe information relates to their responsibilities. This theoretical principle serves as an important reminder: if learners don’t feel connected to the content, they’ll disengage.
In the virtual classroom, all the EdTech bells and whistles in the world will not replace good old-fashioned relevance. Scenario-based learning provides one way to make learning stick, and to combat boredom in live online training.
Training Magazine Network Session Recap
Instructional designers, facilitators, and learners have a huge number of instructional techniques and strategies available to them. For example, the traditional face-to-face classroom no longer serves as the go-to learning environment for effective training. Thanks to technology, the virtual classroom provides a viable option for effective, impactful learning.
Scenario-based learning is a popular technique creating buzz in our industry. Experts Jennifer Hofmann and Karen Vieth recently discussed and demonstrated scenario-based learning with Training Magazine Network participants. Read on for a helpful introduction to this topic, and access the session recording to learn InSync’s step-by-step design process.
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