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L&D PROFESSIONALS OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

May Workshop - Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast - Brain Based Learning in the Virtual Classroom

  • 3 May 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Drexel University - Main Campus (Gerri C. Lebow Hall) - Rom 031 - Bottom Floor

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What if the training you deliver in the virtual classroom was so vibrant and compelling that people clamored to attend your sessions? Your ability to connect with, engage, and stimulate the thinking of your participants is directly linked to your understanding of the neuroscience of learning. Our brains ignore what is predictable and boring. This session explores the brain’s needs for novelty, contrast, meaning, and emotion to capture and keep your participants’ attention online. Increase novelty with the creative use of relevant games. Enhance contrast by incorporating a variety of facilitation techniques. Build meaningful connections with collaborative learning approaches. Harness emotion with storytelling frames. Explore six brain-based guidelines that leverage the interaction and collaboration tools in the virtual classroom.


Join L&D Philadelphia, Drexel University's Goodwin College of Professional Studies & Virtual Training master Cynthia Clay for a free talk and open Q&A on the latest insights from Neuroscience and what they mean for Virtual Learning/Training as a part of Philly Tech Week 2017.



Cynthia Clay is an entrepreneur, business leader, strategic thinker, speaker, writer, and passionate advocate for leaders and facilitators achieving their potential in the virtual workplace.

She began her consulting practice in 1992 after a career in human resources in the banking and healthcare industries. From those early days as an organization and management development consultant to the present, she remains passionate about developing strategies and practices that leverage technology and support engagement in the virtual classroom and the virtual workplace. In her role as the CEO/Founder of NetSpeed Learning Solutions, she strives to make learning experiences practical and hands-on. She doesn't linger in the theoretical, but moves to the behavioral. In the end, it’s not what you know—it’s what you do with that knowledge that makes a difference.


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