Beyond Death by PowerPoint: Tips to Spice Up Your Online Learning
The shift to blended and online training has become a fixture in most organizations and the next generation of death by PowerPoint has emerged... death by voiceover PowerPoint. This type of training is often seen in the form of animated PowerPoint slides with limited opportunities for interaction. As a tried and true classroom facilitator, I would cringe at the voiceover PowerPoints that would come my way and long for the days of facilitator-led interaction. I would ask myself if this was truly learning or just a means to crunch the budget and check the box that training was delivered. If it’s the latter, why even expend resources at all?