Great Webinars provides a structured approach to designing and delivering web workshops that replicate the engagement and interactivity of the classroom experience in a virtual setting. Beginning with an understanding of the audience and objectives, the book demystifies the web conference technology, and shows how to use various platforma to maximize interaction and collaboration. The author has taken a complex topic and provided a step]by-step plan for successfully repurposing training for the virtual environment that are memorable, collaborative, and truly engaging web workshop experiences. Features helpful tips and techniques throughout the book, self assessments, Interactivity Tools, and special sections on Assessing a Virtual Training Programs and delivering webinars to large groups.
Topics covered include: addressing poor preparation and content; capturing attentions, creating and using interactive tools effectively; adult learning applications; writing objectives; using chat, poll and raise hand for participant; Having fun with collaborative learning; improving slide design; repurposing errors; icebreakers; conducting peer]to]peer discussions; presenting with PowerPoint slides; using videos; anticipating things that can go wrong; presenting an existing workshop for the first time; scripting your presentation; web platforms; and more.
Cynthia Clay is the founder and president of NetSpeed Learning Solutions. Her company provides learning and training programs that blend the best of instructor-led training with web-based performance support and measurement tools.