You won't have to have attended many web seminars to find one, if not most, are the equivalent of boring online slideshows. This isn't the fault of the medium...it's the fault of people.
Raffle tickets. “Kissing Cam.” Just what, exactly, might we infer about webinars from a ballgame?
Sheba McCants is the Outreach Programs Manager at National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ncadv.org). Among the many things she juggles, she has recently taken their monthly webinars to the next level by implementing panel discussions.
There’s a time and a place for lecture or broadcast for communicating information, but we also know that they can be lower-efficacy means of adult learning. So what do you do when you are very much concerned for the learning outcomes of your audience?
The science of studying multitasking is young, and as researcher Eyal Ophir points out, it’s a zero-sum game of task switching.
Start with the story, then add the facts.
Recently I (Roger Courville) did a short presentation plus extended interview for the gracious Toastmasters District 47. My host, David Carr, was the consummate journalist and moderator who provided me with the following questions in advance. I share so you can see how we think here at EventBuilder.