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The 9-Step Structure of Impactful Remote Workshops How to make sure your best-performing workshop is remote-friendly.

By Ana Santos

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The way we work and teach has changed. Sticky notes have been replaced with collaborative digital tools and coffee chats with breakout rooms on Zoom. We don't interrupt, we click on the raise hand icon. We don't exchange looks anymore, we shift our focus from window to window.

Among leaders and educators, the opinion is unanimous: "It's not the same." The biggest complaint when it comes to remote workshops is the lack of engagement. Are our attendees even paying attention? There are so many nonverbal cues lost when we switch from a face-to-face setting to an online environment. How can we ensure our learners are engaged and interested behind the screen?

To address this concern, I'll be using Robert Gagne's 9 Events of Instruction adapted to a remote environment.

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