From Blah to Aha: Engaging Learners in the Virtual Classroom

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How to avoid three deadly mistakes, bring discovery learning to the virtual classroom, and use the interaction tools to create engagement.

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>From Blah to Aha!Engaging Learners in theVirtual ClassroomMarch 4, 2014 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Webinar ObjectivesAvoid 3 deadly mistakes that result in blah learning experiencesEmbrace 5 discovery learning practices that enliven the virtual classroomCreate aha moments as you captivate your learners</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#About Cynthia Clay25+ years of experienceAuthor of Great Webinars An expert in collaborative, engaging virtual learning</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Tweet</p> <p>#virtuallearning 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Purpose PollWhat do you hope to gain from this webinar?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Blah</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Deadly MistakesWhat deadly mistakes have you experienced in webinars?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Deadly Mistake #1</p> <p>Failing to capitalize on the visual medium 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Mistake #1: VisualThe facilitator would display a slide with about 4 - 5 points. Then she would talk about the points for what seemed like several minutes without necessarily referring to them specifically or using a pointer.</p> <p>Lynn, quoted in Great Webinars (2012) 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Deadly Mistake #2</p> <p>Not engaging learners in the discussion 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Mistake #2: No EngagementI think this is why people end up multitasking.If she would only engage me and make it hard for me NOT to participate. Ive got one ear open for something that catches my attention, but meanwhile, I have seen how this works, and it doesnt require me to be fully present.</p> <p>Michelle, quoted in Great Webinars (2012) 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Deadly Mistake #3</p> <p>Lecturing until</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Mistake #3: LecturingIf you take an already bad training presentation, poor content and organization, throw in terrible and boring slides, add a weak, talking-head facilitator, what would you get? Answer the one-hour webinar I just watched.</p> <p>Jackie, quoted in Great Webinars (2012) 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Our StoryWe provide superior learning content and services to create engaged, resilient, and thriving learners in an increasingly virtual world.# 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Discovery LearningWhat is discovery learning?# 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Discovery LearningA method of inquiry-based instruction in which learners discover facts, relationships and solutions.# 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Discovery LearningIs it possible to create a discovery learning experience in the virtual classroom?</p> <p># 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.</p> <p>Types of Discovery LearningGuided discovery (inquiry-based)Observation and reflectionProblem solvingSimulation-basedCase studies# 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.A Challenging Coworker</p> <p>The Manipulator</p> <p>The coworker who attempts to influence your attitude or behavior through deception or secrecy.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Your ExperienceHave you ever worked with a manipulator?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Think of a time when you have manipulated a person or a situation by withholding information, flattering, or sharing information in secret. </p> <p>What motivated you?Reflection Poll</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Video Example</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>CluesWhat clues in the video tell you that you might be working with a manipulator?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>CluesOffers unusual favors, gifts or flatteryAppeals to your sense of guiltDeceives youPresents only positive reasons (no negatives)</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>CluesMisrepresents or excludes dataWhispers in your earAsks a leading question or pretends to ask for inputTells stories that are inconsistent</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Clues PollWhich behavioral clues have you experienced personally at work?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Take ResponsibilityBe responsible for your own experience. Be aware of your own hooks.Communicate and set ground rules.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Extend RespectUse good listening and questioning skills to encourage openness.Pay attention to your gut/intuition.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Audio Case ExampleListen to the audio example. Take notes on constructive behaviors Dan uses with the manipulator.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Case ExampleWhat behaviors did Dan use to Take Responsibility and Extend Respect?</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>ActionThe next time I work with a manipulator, I will collaborate constructively by.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Discovery ProcessPrepare the learner with informationAsk questions to encourage reflectionProvide examples and modelsDemonstrate, if applicable</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Discovery ProcessOffer a case or identify a problemAllow peers to collaborate and problem solveDebrief to elicit connections and relationshipsPlan for application</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Your Virtual Tool KitChatPollingAnnotation ToolsEmoticons/Status IconsVideo/Audio</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Virtual Tools ChatWhat ideas do you have for using one of these tools to increase discovery learning in the virtual classroom?</p> <p>Choose one chat pod and share an idea.</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#3 Deadly Mistakes</p> <p>#1#2#3</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>5 Discovery PracticesGuided discovery (inquiry-based)Observation and reflectionProblem solvingSimulation-basedCase studies 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>5 Tools in Your KitChatPollingAnnotation ToolsEmoticons/Status IconsVideo/Audio</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Aha MomentsWhat have you learned today that will increase your effectiveness in the virtual classroom? 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Virtual Facilitator TrainingDeep dive, comprehensive courseFocused on virtual design and deliveryPublic courses offered six times/yearCustomized for private delivery in your web conference platform</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#</p> <p>Link to download our eBook (From Chalkboard to Keyboard)Use the discount code from theeBook to receive $345 off theVFTC course</p> <p>Take our Survey# 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.Q &amp; A</p> <p> 2014 NetSpeed Learning Solutions. All rights reserved.#Thank You!#</p>