When it began offering Executive MBA (EMBA) courses online in 2004, Saint Mary’s College of California became a pioneer of virtual education. The program gave working professionals a combination of convenience and in-person interaction by blending virtual and in-classroom learning. Saint Mary’s award-winning EMBA program has since become a model for other institutions.Recently, the liberal arts college implemented Adobe Connect as its preferred online conferencing platform.
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement uses Adobe Connect to Deliver Engaging Virtual Bi-lingual Events
While other solutions could only support concurrent events in French or English, with Adobe Connect CFHI can seamlessly deliver bilingual events using breakout rooms where participants can view primary content in their preferred language. The approach keeps audiences integrated and benefits them by sharing in one common digital experience.
By finding more ways to deliver courses electronically, the University of Arizona (UA) broadens the reach of its educational opportunities. The UA currently offers nearly 70 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs and its learning management system (LMS) holds more than 4,300 courses (15% of its total catalog) used by the university’s 19 colleges.
Part of SoDA’s mission is to help digital agencies, production companies, and niche digital experts share knowledge and best practices. One technology SoDA uses to unite members from its 110 participating organizations in 40 countries is Adobe Connect.
According to the Training Magazine’s 2015 Industry Report, only 46% of training is now delivered in a traditional classroom setting by a stand-and-deliver instructor, a significant decrease over the past 15 years.
During a recent webinar hosted by Adobe, Cindy Huggett – CPLP, an expert on virtual training and author of “The Virtual Training Guidebook: How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning”, we shared the importance of ready to use activities within virtual sessions and key tips on how to implement them so to maximize engagement.