Facilitating in Webinars: How to Facilitate to Hit Maximum Usefulness and Engagement of Learning

Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 9AM - 10AM Pacific / 12PM - 1PM Eastern
Many webinar presenters and trainers facilitate webinars and virtual sessions with only two tracks - the boring and low-impact tracks. Successful facilitators, on the other hand, are good at balancing at least fifteen (15) different methods. These methods help achieve the full usefulness of content and high impact engagement. The matrix below is like a playing field. You would know what are the bases to cover and how to use the different tactics and methods to reach home base. 

In this session, you will learn:
  • What is the Usefulness and Engagement Matrix.
  • How to use the Matrix in facilitating webinars and virtual sessions.
  • What tactic to use to hit full usefulness of content.
  • What methods to use to hit full engagement of learners.
  • What are the 7 Key Facilitation Techniques for webinars and virtual sessions.
  • How to be versatile in using the Matrix as a guide engaging learners.

To add moments of learning and applications, complete the Pre-Webinar Activity “Usefulness and Engagement Exercise”. After the webinar, complete your Insights Exercise. Download the article “Engagement Matrix.”  



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Ray Jimenez, Ph.D.
Chief Champion for Workers and Learners at Vignettes Learning
Jonathan Workman
Learning Systems Leader at KOCH Industries


Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 9AM - 10AM Pacific / 12PM - 1PM Eastern

About Ray Jimenez, Ph.D.

Ray is the founder of www.TrainingMagNetwork.com (TMN) an online community of 160,000+ training professionals as members. He is also  Chief Architect for Vignettes Learning, Situation Expert, and Excite Webinars. He continues to conduct webinars and workshops for TMN, Learning Guild, BizLibrary, and many other organizations focused on Workflow Learning, Microlearning, Story-Based Learning Design, Scenario-Based Learning Design, and more. 

Participants from Ray's workshops and webinars find him to be "technically-savvy", "engaging", "provocative", "insightful", and "inspiring."

Ray is the author of the books, Workflow Learning (2019), 3-Minute eLearning (2012), Scenario-Based Learning (2018), Do-It-Yourself eLearning (2016), and several eBooks - Story Impacts, Helping Zombie Learners in ZOOM, Learning Experience Templates - 50 Thinking Tools and others.


About Jonathan Workman

Jonathan Workman has been in the learning industry for more than 20 years designing and delivering solutions for instruction-led, web-based, video- or computer-based training, and elearning for national and international companies. In all his work, Jonathan incorporates elements of micro-lesson design, collaborative learning, social learning and storytelling, a skill he learned first during his stint in improvisational comedy and later on honed in story-based design learned through his association with Dr. Ray Jimenez. Jonathan has experience in areas of manufacturing, financial and operations safety, processes and equipment training and learning design.