Mystery Learning Theater from an industry favorite!
- Trends and theories of engagement research in the four dominant research perspectives
- Applications and techniques to increase learner engagement in online and face to face training
Equal pay, race and gender bias, access to jobs, and sexual harassment are just some of the many issues women face in the workplace. Yet women remain underrepresented at every level in corporate America, despite earning more college degrees than men for 30 years and counting (McKinsey). What can L&D do to address this problem? What amount of responsibility does the training department have in dealing with these issues? Do we have blind spots when it comes to diversity — so we can’t solve problems that we don’t see or understand clearly? This panel session includes hosts Toddi Norum & Valerie Sunyak, with panelists Tricia Ransom, Shannon Tipton, and Laura Sanchez.
Whether it’s an online meeting, a presentation via webinar, or live online training, engagement is the main question on everyone’s mind. Will it be worth my time to attend or will it be an opportunity to check email instead? Online meeting technology is powerful and has made it easy to connect with people from anywhere in the world at any time, yet we often still struggle with getting everyone to interact.
Interaction is the answer to successful engagement and using the features of the platform is the answer to interaction. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It is what you choose to do with those features that will make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. Learn what you can do to be successful in the virtual environment and avoid everyone asking for a recording or a copy of the slides five minutes into your next virtual event.
We will discuss and analyze the activities demonstrated and brainstorm where the techniques could be applied to your virtual training programs. The speaker will discuss design considerations for platforms like WebEx, Zoom, Adobe Connect, GoToTraining, and other platforms.
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