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Ten Best Practices for Designing Online Learner Engagement

In virtual training, getting the attention and interest of your participants immediately—and keeping them engaged throughout the training—is critical to your program’s success. That level of engagement depends on adequate preparation and design of your program, as well as such real-time concerns as asking relevant questions during training, including interactive exercises and engagement-building tools like polling, being able to address technology concerns, and much more.

Use our table to review 10 Best Practices for designing your program for learner engagement, and in the right-hand column, write down notes as to how you might apply each practice for your program. If additional ideas for your particular situation occur to you as you’re reviewing the best practices, also note those in the appropriate area on the table.