The Downside of ‘Muting’ Virtual Learners

Most virtual training platforms have the ability for the facilitator to ‘mute’ listeners.  It’s very easy to see the reasons why.  First and foremost, you have maximum control over the virtual classroom.  When you want someone to talk, you unmute them.  If you don’t want to hear anything, you put them back on mute. And of equal importance, if you’ve …

We’ve Shot the Messenger!

Multi-Tasking

Because platforms for Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) provide a very useful platform for many types of presentations and because there has been a lack of clarity around nomenclature in this platform, many people run the risk of determining that VILT is NOT a viable training platform. They end up ‘shooting the messenger’ or determining that VILT cannot work before …