Virtual Classroom Resources

Virtual classroom technology is training in which a simulated virtual environment is used to both deliver and receive training content. The virtual classroom tools we will focus on is virtual classroom environments that are instructor led. These can be effective when they are both synchronous or asynchronous. Virtual classroom technologies provides numerous tools and functionality that can enhance the learning process for both the instructor and student. The availability and sophistication of today’s virtual classroom technology tools makes the requirement of face-to-face training less, especially as the skill of the instructor and acceptance of the student increases.

“In order to create an engaging learning experience, the role of instructor is optional, but the role of learner is essential.”

– Bernard Bull

Virtual Classroom Tools (a listing of training, webinar, and meeting web conferencing vendors in the virtual classroom space).

Virtual Classroom: Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect offers several different online meeting and video conferencing tools. One unique feature that Abode offers is a “Daily Demo” of the Abode Connect products. Link to Daily Demo schedule. Adobe Connect Meetings is geared towards work-related meetings for up to 25 meeting participants. Plans for this version start at around $50/month. Adobe Connect…

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Virtual Classroom: Cisco WebEx Training Center

Cisco WebEx offers several different online meeting and video conferencing tools. WebEx Meeting is geared towards smaller, work-related meetings. Although they offer a free version of this, the free version has a limit of meetings up to only 3 people. The non-free plans start as low as $19/month and prices increase from there based on the…

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