23 Tips on Creating Your Training Strategy

elearningindustry_20140929Christopher Pappas has pulled together two past articles to support this latest article which actually focuses on a strategy for synchronous virtual training.

In terms of virtual training, Christopher tips are:

  • Develop a detailed outline and research core content beforehand.
  • Consider your audience and their primary objectives.
  • Spread the word about the virtual training event/course well in advance.
  • Focus on user-friendly content delivery.
  • Ask engaging and thought-provoking questions to drive the discussion.
  • Draw attention to important content and offer periodic recaps.
  • Encourage group collaboration via social media platforms.
  • Remember: Keep it short and simple to avoid information overload.

The links to the article on Effective Synchronous eLearning suggest:

  • Consider your primary objective when creating the synchronous event/lesson/course plan.
  • Integrate group collaboration activities.
  • Develop a guide that learners can utilize to stay on track.
  • Include a visual presentation that accompanies the synchronous learning experience.
  • Provide links to valuable resources and reference sites.
  • Create tutorials or online scenarios to enhance interactivity.
  • Encourage learners to offer feedback.
  • Make a presentation available online after the synchronous event/lesson/course takes place.

Finally, in the article on Blended eLearning, Christopher states:

  • Clearly identify the blended learning course’s objectives.
  • Create a blended learning course outline and syllabus to keep your learners motivated and on-track.
  • Determine the blended learning course’s level of interactivity.
  • Integrate group collaboration activities.
  • Develop communication and feedback guidelines.
  • Compile a list of resources and references.
  • Create an effective assessment plan.

Click here to go to Christopher’s article.

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