Week 1 – February 1st, 2022 Theme:  Pulling Off a Professional Video Call from Home

We have been using video conferencing for a while now and some of us feel like we have got the hang of it. For those who might need a few more pointers, check out this article on “How to Pull off a Professional Video Call from Home.” https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/blog/professional-video-call-from-home/

Week 2 – February 8th, 2022 Theme: Virtual Training Tips

Looking for ways to liven up your virtual training? Look no further than these 20 tips for being a “virtual training hero” including using annotations, polls, chat and break out rooms to engage your audience. P.S. don’t forget to click “Next Entries” to view more tips. https://kassyconsulting.com/?s=virtual+training+hero

Week 3 – February 15th, 2022 Theme: Comparing Meeting Tools & Their Sustainability for Users with Disabilities

Are you wondering how to make your virtual events more accessible? We have all had our share of virtual meetings and some of us have conducted virtual training. Check out the Sightsavers blog to find accessibility features within several virtual platforms. https://www.sightsavers.org/disability-inclusion-working-group/2020/10/accessibility-remote-meeting-platforms/

Week 4 – February 22nd, 2022 Theme: Four Causes for Zoom Fatigue & Their Simple Fixes

Do you feel yourself experiencing “zoom fatigue?” Here are a few causes and solutions that you might find helpful. https://news.stanford.edu/2021/02/23/four-causes-zoom-fatigue-solutions/