Lesson Learned: Virtual Facilitation is DIFFERENT Than Traditional Facilitation
InSync expert Jennifer Hofmann explores the differences between traditional and virtual facilitation
Hindsight is 2020 - 20 Years of Driving Digital Engagement in the Virtual Classroom
For 20 years, we have been focused on driving digital engagement in the virtual classroom. What does that mean historically, now, and in the future?
Virtual Learning 101: Learner Engagement and Session Scheduling
When working with modern learners, new clients, and established programs, I realized that much confusion remains around the virtual learning environment.
3 Characteristics of Good Virtual Classroom Facilitators
Virtual learning events depend on engagement, collaboration, and management for learner success. What makes a facilitator good in this context? We explore!
Laying the Foundation for Virtual Classroom Facilitation and Design
This intensive model works for most types of training when the intent is creating a path to mastery. But what if the learner’s goal isn’t mastery?
Try the Spacing Effect to Encourage Intellectual Engagement
What learners think about information presented during training matters. In fact, our research shows that this learner reaction is intellectual engagement.
Facilitators: Evolve from the Sage-on-the-Stage, to the Guide-on-the-Side
We talk a lot about learning journeys. The modern learning landscape has evolved, and standalone programs no longer exist.
How Can We Advocate for Learners in the Virtual Classroom?
Just like teaching in the traditional face-to-face classroom, instructors should focus not only on delivering content, but also personalizing delivery.
Advice from the Virtual Trenches - Facilitating Through the Chaos
We asked our facilitators for their stories about how they handled it when things went wrong in the most unexpected ways.
The Balancing Act of Today's Virtual Facilitator: Trainer, Coach, and Mentor
There is more to the balancing act than just design. Once the development is complete, the facilitator has to guide learners through their journeys.
Celebrating Virtual Facilitator Day!
When the InSync team reflects on successful modern learning experiences, one L&D professional holds a special place in our hearts: the virtual facilitator.
Virtual Classroom Facilitators: Enabling Engagement & Learning
Effective virtual training required more than technology. It required competent virtual facilitators who could read the ‘body language in the bandwidth’ and engage learners using the new collaboration tools available to them.