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Every so often, Virtual Training Associates (VTA) likes to share virtual training goofs that we’ve seen over the years. We’re not doing this to make fun of anyone rather to point out that virtual training should be as serious and as dedicated as in-person interactions. On the surface, we will agree that some of these

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Some rather exciting news is emerging from the world of virtual training that has certainly sparked our interest at Virtual Training Associates (VTA). A research study was just concluded (May 20, 2021) in the healthcare industry. The study, about to appear in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences has shown that using virtual techniques

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Isolated: Connect with Virtual Teams to Avoid Fraud In July 2021, the Salesforce company released the results of an important salesperson survey. More than 250 sales representatives were interviewed. The three main points of the study were: Many sales representatives will continue working remotely. Companies can do more to support hybrid teams with training. The

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It was about a year ago, as the first vaccines were in development (and we were mostly locked-down) that virtual training expert Dr. RK Prasad, made several bold predictions for the future of virtual training and eLearning in general. In view of what Virtual Training Associates (VTA) has learned in the past year, I feel

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Finding Confidence in a Challenging and Virtual Time For this week’s virtual training post, Virtual Training Associates wants to report on some exciting research that has just come out of Sweden’s Linköping University. According to the university’s research team: “Teacher training students who practiced teaching virtual pupils developed greater confidence in their teaching ability.” Furthermore:

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When Everyone is “In Love” with a Technology The Association for Talent Development has been in business since the early 1940s and they are a prestigious organization that encourages employee development. The group recently concluded a market research study showing that in the COVID lockdown period, “98 percent of organizations used virtual classrooms to deliver

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It has now been eight years since Forbes ran a piece by Psychologist Sebastian Bailey entitled: “How To Beat The Five Killers Of Virtual Working.” Dr. Bailey listed the five as:   Lack of everyday non-verbal, face to face communication Lack of social interaction Lack of Trust Cultural Clashes Loss of Team Spirit Have We

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If 2020 was the year of the virtual lockdown, we at Virtual Training Associates (VTA) predict that 2021 will be the year of the “Virtual Hybrid.” Disappointments and Triumphs? In 2020, virtual training technologies skyrocketed out of necessity. Wall Street found companies such as Zoom and true to its name, it skyrocketed. Of course, there

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On May 3, 2021, the online eLearning Inside resource listed several virtual learning education technology trends for 2021. From the start, the resource told us that in 2020, “classroom education was swiftly replaced by virtual learning platforms…schools and colleges were forced to shut down and operate on virtual platforms. In fact, even after entering another year

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