Episode 19

How Educators Can Avoid Panic and Find Success Teaching Online with Janet Lee

Are you an educator exhausted with online learning?

Pivoting your skills from in-person to a virtual environment comes with its challenges in any industry. But for training and education, the transition isn’t always straightforward, and there’s a lot of pressure to succeed.

But don’t despair! There are many tools that can help educators confidently deliver online training, teach successfully, and avoid burnout.

In this episode of The Visual Lounge, Matt Pierce is joined by Education Innovator and Instructional Designer Janet Lee.

Janet has developed many tools over her 25 years in education and instructional design and now, she's using them to help educators shift from in-person to a virtual workspace.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • How to deal with burnout as an educator
  • How to structure a successful online class
  • Janet’s template lesson plan for synchronous learning
  • How to create a micro-learning lecture for asynchronous learning
  • Tips and advice for virtually engaging students

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.