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Best Practices for Engaging Participants in Video Conferences

ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series
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One hour

In this webinar, attendees will learn a variety of strategies to keep participants engaged in an online meeting environment. First, attendees will learn about the importance of familiarizing themselves with settings and tools within web conferencing applications, primarily Zoom. Attendees will be presented with best practices when running meetings and presentations as well as techniques and activities to engage participants and verify their understanding. 

Other best practices for facilitating interactions with and among attendees will be illustrated using a variety of tools specific to Zoom, including chatting, breakout rooms, annotations, polling, electronic whiteboards, and shared files. Peer instruction and think-pair-share activities will be reviewed along with management and oversight of these activities.  

Attendees will also be provided with factors to keep in mind for a variety of settings when creating and selecting strategies for engagement. The presenters will discuss web conference tools analysis, illustrating the potential advantages afforded by some applications compared to others.  

Date Created: November 19, 2020