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Overview

This 5-week online programme will help L&D professionals transfer skills from face to face delivery to facilitating engaging webinars. Includes techniques for building rapport online, keeping the audience engaged throughout live online sessions and making learning collaborative and interactive. Learners will also consider how to facilitate distance-learning courses. This is a practical, skills-based course so participants will get hands-on practice using webinar tools to enable them to apply their learning straight away.

What the delegates will learn

  • A model for online facilitation
  • Building interaction into live online sessions
  • Planning online learning events
  • Facilitating and hosting online learning events
  • Using webinar tools
  • Designing asynchronous learning activities

What's included in the course?

  • Weekly one hour tutor-led webinar
  • Weekly online self-paced activities (around 4 hours per week)
  • Tutor support throughout
  • Delivery of a live online webinar

Next steps

  • Blended Learning
  • Creating Visual Impact
  • Digital Learning Strategy
  • eLearning Design

Prerequisites

This course is ideal for L&D professionals with classroom training experience, subject matter experts, or anyone who needs to gain practical experience of facilitating online learning.

Objectives

Delegates will:

  • Plan and deliver a 15-minute webinar and facilitate a 5-minute self-paced activity, to meet the Online Facilitation Skills Profile.
  • Participate in the facilitated activities of other members of the group

Leading to the TAP Certificate in Online Facilitation Skills

Outline

Week one - Online Facilitation Model

Tutor-led WebEx session (one hour)

  • How to ensure participants can access the learning platform easily
  • How to building rapport and getting to know your online group
  • Ideas for creating collaborative online learning
  • How to ensure that the learning is applied back in the workplace

Self-study - critique example webinars and project work (approx. 3 hours)

Week two - Hands on with Web-conferencing tools

Tutor-led WebEx session (one hour)

  • The variety of online tools and technologies
  • Developing interaction in the online environment
  • Pre- and post- session set-up
  • Hands on practice

Self-study - trouble-shooting scenarios and project work (approx. 3 hours)

Week three - The Secrets of Engaging Online Sessions

Tutor-led WebEx session (one hour)

  • The benefits of interaction to keep participant’s attention online
  • How to structure an effective webinar
  • Ideas on how to design eye-catching slides
  • How to delivery online with style and confidence
  • Communicating effectively with your learners

Self-study - project work (approx. 3 hours)

Week four - Preparation and Practice

Tutor-led WebEx session (one hour)

  • Hands on practice and feedback
  • Pre and post session hints and tips

Self-study - project work (approx. 3 hours)

Week five - Assessment Day (9am-1pm UK time)

In this final online session, you will:

  • Facilitate your own 15 minute live online session
  • Facilitate a 5 minutes self-paced online activity
  • Participate in the facilitated activities of others in the group
  • Tutor feedback

Course Dates



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