Produce Better Content Faster: Instructional Design Ideas and Templates for Virtual Trainers and Facilitators
In this workshop, we will review strategies for designing for a virtual space, regardless of which online platform you use! Experience a variety of engagement techniques firsthand so you can see how activities are designed and scaffolded for an online platform. We will cover timing for virtual activities, using breakout rooms intentionally, designing breaks to keep participants engaged, and facilitating activities for different styles of adult learners. Participants will have ample opportunities to reflect on their own workshops and on how to redesign or create their own activities.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone responsible for leading any kind of online trainings or facilitated experiences at their organization
What The Training Will Cover
Understand how to design and time activities for a virtual setting
Understand how to create activities for different learning styles
Review how to balance content versus activities and discussion in a workshop
Strategies for using breakout rooms in a training or facilitated experience
Using an instructional design template to create a draft design of an activity for use in your own workshop
For this training you will need to be in a space where you can be unmuted and go on webcam. During this workshop, participants will be in breakout rooms. All workshops are live. It is best to attend live but if you miss the live workshop, you can watch the recordings and then reach out to the instructor with any follow up questions. Afterwards, registrants will receive recordings and materials from the workshop.
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Please Note: We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate.
Some of our favorite books and articles on adult education, facilitation, and training;
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990), New York: Harper & Row
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Freire, P. (1996), London: Penguin
Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning
Bowen, J. A. (2014), San Francisco, Calif: Jossey-Bass
Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
Hooks, B. (2017)
The Adult Learner
Knowles, M. S., & Holton, E. F. (2015), London: Routledge
Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity
Sibbet, D. (2013), Hoboken, N.J: Wiley
Tips & tools: The Art of Experiential Group Facilitation
Stanchfield, J. (2007), Oklahoma City, OK: Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques
Michalko, M., & cloudLibrary. (2017), S.l.: Random House