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What Does a Virtual Event Producer Do? with Karyn Gleeson

How do you make sure a virtual event runs smoothly and is engaging? Your event producer is key to a successful virtual event but what does a producer do? In this podcast, Robin is talking with Karyn Gleeson about this question.

What makes a virtual event memorable with Barbara Covarrubias Venegas

Conference style events have a different set of problems to virtual events that are designed for small group learning, they are even harder to make engaging. For Barbara Covarrubias Venegas the key to making an event memorable is the connections between the speakers and audience and connections within the audience. In this interview Robin is talking with Barbara Covarrubias Venegas about approaches to building connections and designing large virtual events.

Using Scenarios to Transform your Virtual Classroom Sessions with Ray Jimenez

Scenarios are a powerful way to ensure your learning is performance focused. Using scenarios moves your online sessions away from being information dumps to being active and engaging experiences. In this podcast, Robin is talking with Ray Jimenez from Vignettes Learning using scenarios in virtual classrooms.

What does a conversation architect do? with Joshua Davies

Conversations are at the core of how we learn with each other, too often live sessions both face-to-face and online are presentations not conversations. Moving online does make designing learning around conversations more challenging but not impossible. In this interview Robin is talking with Joshua Davies from Knowmium about what a conversation architect does.

The possibilities of video in live online learning with Chad Owen

Everyone who is working remotely knows the experience of Zoom fatigue and the negatives of video conferencing; pixel vision, seeing yourself all the time, and what sometimes feels like an ocean of blank faces; but video conferencing also has many powerful possibilities for learning.

These are the possibilities that Robin explores with Chad Owen in this latest interview.

Presentation design for virtual classrooms with Iona Dierich

L&D professionals often struggle with visual design when designing presentations. In this podcast Iona Dierich from Sprout Labs talks about a simple, practical idea on how to improve your visual design.

The ‘creative destruction’ and rethinking of how we work and learn online with Nancy White

In this podcast Robin is talking with Nancy White about how we can rethink how we work and learn online.

Learning triage and performance consulting with Lori Niles-Hofmann

In this podcast Robin and Lori Niles-Hofman are talking about performance consulting. This is another podcast in our series about live online teaching and facilitation. This podcast is not about online teaching and facilitation, instead it focuses on other agile approaches to learning.

Blending your online sessions with Patti Shank

This is another podcast in our series on live online teaching and facilitation. In this podcast Robin is talking with Patti Shank about blending learning design for live online sessions.

Being human while teaching and facilitating online with Ben Faranda

In this podcast Robin and Ben Faranda explore what is safe online and what it means to be human in online sessions. This is another podcast in our series on live online teaching and facilitation.