8 Engage Participants



What's Inside This Chapter


In this chapter, you’ll learn

  • How to effectively engage participants
  • How to keep training relevant and bring it to life
  • The importance of capturing participants' attention from the start
  • To focus on the learners.

In a T+D article, synchronous learning expert and author Jennifer Hofmann wrote, "Teaching online is like teaching after lunch." In case you're not familiar with the post-lunch phenomenon, classroom trainers jokingly refer to it as the "teflon hour" because "nothing sticks." It's a challenge at this time of the day to keep participants' attention and to engage them in the ...

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