Presentation on theme: "The Global Virtual Classroom 5 Keys to Success. Learning Objectives 1. Examine the virtual classroom from the global participant perspective 2. Develop."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Objectives 1. Examine the virtual classroom from the global participant perspective 2. Develop strategies to adjust content, images and exercises for a global audience in a virtual classroom 3. Use best practices to avoid common mistakes when delivering training in a virtual classroom to global audiences
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4. Preparation (Rehearsal) Facilitation team Mock audience
Rehearsal Tips Rehearse in the location of the formal launch Include someone from the target country in your mock audience Practice the first three minutes until they are flawless Rehearse exercises Develop back-up plans
Small Group Exercise What helped you cross language and cultural barriers as a facilitator?
Do all countries observe daylight saving time? Of the countries that observe daylight saving time, do they do it at the same time?
Is the work week Monday – Friday for all countries?
5. Logistics Time Zones International Holidays Workweek Audio Considerations
Planning: Logistics Time Zones www.worldtimeserver.com/ www.worldtimeserver.com/ International Holidays www.qppstudio.net/publicholiday s.htm www.qppstudio.net/publicholiday s.htm Work Week http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Work week
Resources Books Virtual Classroom Basics – Cindy Huggett Great Webinars – Cynthia Clay Synchronous Trainer’s Survival Guide – Jennifer Hofmann Blog webconferenceguru.com Twitter @darlenec @klmonline @cindyhugg @presentationzen @colinsteed