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Join Me and ReadyTalk – September 17, 11-12:30 Pacific Time

Shawn Cardinal, from ReadyTalk, and I will be sharing strategies for gaining and maintaining participant attention, interaction, and engagement!  Come join us on the ReadyTalk platform…and be prepared to share your thoughts and ideas, too. Register:  https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=3t6bkrci5v9p  

Silence: Rules of Thumb

If silence is important to encourage engagement by participants in webinars and online meetings AND if facilitators/presenters cannot rely on visual cues like we do in face-to-face situations…how can we know how much time to allow for participants to respond? There are several factors at play: what type of response you want (a simple Yes/No, […]

Silence: What’s Going On?

If you are a teacher, a trainer, or facilitator you have learned the power of silence for learning and deepening dialogue.  When we have the visual cues of those sitting in front of us…a thoughtful look, a pencil scratching on paper, a shifting in seats…we can gauge when to break that silence.  However, in an online […]

Too Long?

                        Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought to yourself that you wish a webinar would last longer.  Yep.  That’s what I thought.  A few folks who learn best through auditory means and another handful who have attended a webinar with an uber-engaging presenter […]

Participatory Webinars

When people use the term webinar, they can mean a variety of things. I like to draw a very clear distinction between webcasts and webinars. As you can see in the below image, a webcast is usually a one-way flow of information. Webcasts can be attended by up to a few thousand individuals. The presenter […]