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Interact and Engage! Breakout Activities for Virtual Training

08 Feb 2022
Virtual Classroom
Instructional Designer , Trainer/Facilitator
This session includes a workshop with instructional design theory, activity examples, facilitation demonstration, and group discussion on the why, how, and when of using breakout room functionality in live online training. You will learn when and why small group activities assist with the completion of learning objectives. Examples for reflection, analysis, collaboration, role plays, case study examinations, and individual coaching will be described, analyzed, and discussed. Included in the resource materials are detailed descriptions of each activity and step-by-step instructions. Also included is a troubleshooting guide of the most common challenges faced when using breakout rooms in virtual training.

Application on the Job:

  • Discuss why and when using small group activities creates engaging learning experiences.
  • Analyze the design of six unique example breakout activities.
  • Identify common challenges managing breakout sessions.

Track: Virtual Classroom

Kassy LaBorie, Principal Consultant - Kassy LaBorie Consulting, LLC