Diana L. Howles, MA, is owner and president of Howles Associates, a multimedia communication solutions company specializing in visual communication design; powerful presentations; and on-camera, virtual, and in-person delivery. She has been in the training and education field for 25 years, and presents at national and regional conferences. Her company offers workshops and consulting in on-camera and in-person presentations, and visual design for slide presentations based on adult learning and neuroscience principles.
Most virtual classrooms attempt to replicate live classroom lectures, which are known to be one of the least effective
instructional approaches. The flipped classroom—converting lecture content into self-paced tutorials and reserving classroom
time for interaction—is a proven approach that works. Here’s how to apply this idea to the virtual classroom.