The Successful Virtual Classroom

How to Design and Facilitate Interactive and Engaging Live Online Learning

by Darlene Christopher

On Sale: October 9, 2014

Price: $39.95

Book Summary

Your virtual classroom can’t be taught in the same way as your physical classroom. Have you learned how to adapt to this new academic medium?

About the Book

Designers and facilitators must adapt their programs and delivery styles to be effective in the new medium that is virtual training.

Virtual training gives learning professionals unprecedented flexibility, making it possible to reach participants globally and unite physically dispersed teams. This book goes beyond introducing the technology, to offer trainers proven techniques tailored specifically to engage live online audiences. 

In Successful Virtual Classroom, you will learn how to: 

  • Make the most of virtual classroom features such as content and screen sharing, annotation tools, polls, and breakout rooms 
  • Weave chat responses into the discussion 
  • Compensate for the absence of body language 
  • Monitor feedback 
  • Engage individuals with different learning styles 
  • Encourage audience contribution 
  • Meet the unique needs of global participants  

Packed with easy-to-use tools, checklists, and worksheets--as well as case studies from?Oracle,?UPS, and more--the book introduces the PREP model for planning, rehearsing, executing, and then conducting a postmortem following the training event.

Featuring icebreakers and interactive exercises designed for an online environment, Successful Virtual Classroom helps you create programs that truly drive learner engagement.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814434284
  • ISBN 10: 0814434282
  • On Sale: October 9, 2014
  • Pages: 224
  • List Price: $39.95
  • Trim Size: 190.000mm x 235.000mm x 12.000mm
  • Category 1 : EDUCATION / Distance, Open & Online Education
  • Category 2 : EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
  • Category 3 : EDUCATION / Computers & Technology
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Training