The Virtual & Hybrid Trainer

An online program developed and supported by The Learning Distillery (Luxembourg) and E-Campus (Romania) dedicated to trainers who want to develop their skills to deliver in a virtual environment. This is an accelerated, introductory pathway that provides a solid foundation of knowledge and practice useful for further development.

#DigitalLearning

Online training - 4 hours

Practice on generic projects

Resources & practices

   NEXT COURSE   

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10.00 - 14.15

Open | Online | 4h | Romanian | Introductory level

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Target audience and benefits

The aim of this short and accessible program is to quickly equip you with the knowledge, working practices & key tools to use in the successful delivery of online training sessions.

If you're just starting out as a trainer or have limited experience delivering online sessions, you'll get:

  • a clear and detailed map of your development
  • key knowledge in an easy-to-follow and internalized format
  • ready-to-use practices and tools
  • encouragement and confidence in your own strengths as a digital trainer

If you already have consistent experience delivering digital training sessions, participating in this program will give you:

  • a good opportunity to review, restructure and complete what you already know
  • the opportunity to practice with others, ask for and give feedback

The aim of this short and accessible program is to quickly equip you with the knowledge, working practices & key tools to use in the successful delivery of online training sessions.

If you're just starting out as a trainer or have limited experience delivering online sessions, you'll get:

  • a clear and detailed map of your development
  • key knowledge in an easy-to-follow and internalized format
  • ready-to-use practices and tools
  • encouragement and confidence in your own strengths as a digital trainer

If you already have consistent experience delivering digital training sessions, participating in this program will give you:

  • a good opportunity to review, restructure and complete what you already know
  • the opportunity to practice with others, ask for and give feedback

Agenda and program content

Duration: 2 online sessions of 2 hours each, separated by a 15-minute break.

Methodology: it alternates explanations and examples with practice on generic projects and moments of collaborative reflection.

Platform: Zoom Meetings for live sessions. Additionally, participants receive access to a dedicated group in the Learn@E-Campus platform where they have at their disposal the program content, resources, and support from fellow students.

Group: a maximum of 12-15 people to ensure an optimal level of interactivity and collaboration.

Here is the content and activities of the program, ordered according to the different impact areas targeted:

    MINDSET      

From an analogue to a digital mindset

Delivering impactful online training sessions involves more than just moving what we are used to delivering in the classroom to different platforms. We need to accommodate our own expectations and the way we manage control of different dynamics.

  • understanding the psychology and specifics of digital learning
  • acquiring the premises of a digital mindset as a trainer
  • ways to manage your emotions online
  • exercising control - how do you know they are paying attention?
  • assessing personal relationship with technology

    KNOWLEDGE      

Minimum knowledge and skills

This program gives you the advantage of browsing key knowledge in one place without wasting time searching. We have carefully selected for you the elements of expertise that contribute most to the success of online sessions.

  • reviewing the trainer's role and challenges in the online environment
  • types of online sessions and practical scenarios in which we encounter them
  • planning and preparation of session delivery: course delivery, materials and equipment, technical risk management
  • opening the session: clarifying the framework, managing the expectations and psychological contracting, ensuring an optimal level of learner discipline and commitment
  • techniques for providing impactful explanations and examples
  • use of various limited interactivity techniques: chat or verbal questions, quizzes, surveys, etc. Do's & don'ts.
  • facilitating discussions and team work (Breakout Rooms) using whiteboards or collaborative spaces
  • managing creative and/or gamified recaps
  • closing techniques online training sessions
  • handling difficult situations: closed rooms, inactive audience

    PRACTICE      

Getting used to working practices

Collaborative practice on generic projects, with feedback from the trainer and group mates. You will learn the prerequisites for skills that you can then practise on your own.

  • Individual and collaborative reflection exercises for each of the key stages of the training programme: discussing the different applications that learners anticipate in their specific context, their benefits and limitations
  • working on a generic project: practising the key steps (planning, opening, facilitating discussions and practical exercises); participants will refer to an online E-Campus program used as a case study

    TECHNOLOGY      

A selection of IT applications to use

In this program, you will become familiar with a carefully chosen set of IT applications useful for the successful delivery of online sessions. Of course, they are not the only ones possible, but it's a good start.

  • Online live sessions platform: Zoom Meetings, MS Teams, Webex, Butter
  • Collaborative workspaces: whiteboards, Mural, Google Suite, Office 365
  • Quizzes, polls, interactions: Zoom & MS Teams Apps Marketplace
  • Games, simulations: Kahoot, Zoom Apps Marketplace
  • A.I. tools dedicated to different training session needs

    COMMUNITY      

Optimal collaboration and support ratio

Upon enrolment in the program you will receive access to the Learn@E-Campus platform, a collaborative learning and working space. What you will find here:

  • course resources and materials for study and later review
  • spaces for discussion and collaboration with colleagues
  • support from the trainer during the course session
  • E-Campus L&D community news, articles and events
  • MINDSET

  • KNOWLEDGE

  • PRACTICE

  • TECHNOLOGY

  • COMMUNITY

  • understanding the psychology and specifics of digital learning
  • acquiring the premises of a digital mindset as a trainer
  • ways to manage your emotions online
  • exercising control - how do you know they are paying attention?
  • assessing personal relationship with technology

Trainer of the program

Petre Bica - Senior Digital Learning Consultant

@ The Learning Distillery, Luxembourg

@ E-Campus, Romania

Over 15 years of local and international experience in the design and production of digital learning experiences. He trained over 2000 L&D professionals in the various Digital Learning skills associated with their role. He is passionate about technology and innovation in the way people learn.


"Although many of us have returned to classroom training, it will continue to be accompanied by online sessions. I look forward to seeing you in this program to learn how to make them more engaging, relevant and impactful."

Petre Bica - Senior Digital Learning Consultant

@ The Learning Distillery, Luxembourg

@ E-Campus, Romania

Over 15 years of local & international experience in the design & production of digital learning experiences. He trained over 2000 L&D professionals in the various Digital Learning skills associated with their role. He is passionate about technology & innovation in the way people learn.

"Although many of us have returned to classroom training, it will continue to be accompanied by online sessions. I look forward to seeing you in this program to learn how to make them more engaging, relevant and impactful."

Cost of the program


480 RON   / person

A short, intensive and affordable open training program.

4 hours in 2 online sessions with a break in between.

  • Training & support - 4 hours 
  • Knowledge, practices, tools
  • Materials and learning resources
  • Access to Learn@EC platform
  • Access to our L&D community

   NEXT COURSE   

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10.00 - 14.15

Open | Online | 4h | Romanian | Introductory level

92
DAYS
:
 
12
HOURS
:
 
35
MIN
:
 
36
SEC

You missed out!

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