Panels and Discussions
How Virtual and Hybrid Classrooms are Transforming Online Learning
In today’s environment, Learning and Development departments and higher education institutes are facing a challenge. Sudden business changes with COVID19, cost of travel and sustainability are factors creating greater pressure to deliver training online. At the end of 2019, 17% of all formal learning hours were delivered as live virtual classes and there is a growing trend towards instructor-led, live virtual classrooms. When offering virtual classroom learning, it is of major importance to avoid the trap of one-way communication if you don’t want to lose your learners’ engagement.In this session you will learn how Barco University transformed it’s learning program & choose a virtual classroom technology that enabled them to deliver an experience close to an in-classroom experience, while improving inclusion of remote employees, supporting business changes & be more sustainable.
Ellen Van de Woestijne
Ellen Van de Woestijne is Global Strategic Marketing Director for Learning Experience at Barco. Ellen is an experienced B2B marketeer and passionate about digital transformation, sales and marketing. As Global Strategic Director, she is responsible for the go-to-market, the complete marketing value chain and the global communications of Barco’s products and solutions in the Learning & Development market. Ellen joined Barco 5 years ago. She lived, worked and studied in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong. She developed her skills at innovative companies, such as Johnson & Johnson, Omega Pharma & Tennant.
Ellen is a regular speaker on learning technologies and the implementation of virtual-instructor led training.