Using Language Interpretation in Virtual Classes

Recently, I had a chance to use Zoom’s simultaneous language interpretation feature. It is real-time translation via audio, built into the Zoom meeting controls. Imagine a group of world leaders sitting around a conference table at a global summit, each wearing headphones to hear the discussion in their own language. This is a similar situation…

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Tips for Facilitating Hybrid Classes

Depending upon where you are in the world, you may be back in the office or gearing back up to facilitate in-person classes. Or, you may be getting ready to facilitate hybrid classes – which have a mixture of in-person and online audiences. In the past, I would have advised you to avoid this situation because…

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The State of Virtual Training 2020

  It’s no surprise that 2020 has changed the landscape of virtual training in significant ways. While the live online virtual classroom has been around since the 1990s, and its use has steadily grown over time, the COVD-19 pandemic has skyrocketed online learning to the forefront of every organization’s mind. My own journey with virtual…

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The State of Virtual Training: 2019 Update

As part of my continued quest to learn and share best practices, I’ve conducted several research studies on virtual training over the past few years. In mid-2017 and again in early 2019, I surveyed global training professionals – including many of my current and former clients – to ask about virtual training in their organizations.…

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