Microlearning: Becoming a Virtual Moderator

The role of a virtual moderator is vital to any online presentation or meeting and ensures a seamless experience for the participants. In this session, you will learn how to manage participants in your sessions while providing a positive interactive experience. 

You will learn to:

  • Confidently open a session, including reading housekeeping rules and introducing the facilitator(s)

  • Utilize engagement strategies 

  • Determine which Zoom settings are best to use for any event

  • Ensure all participants’ accessibility needs are met

  • Manage seamless transitions between facilitators, screen sharing or other program aspects

You will benefit by:

  • Enhancing your networking and communication skills

  • Gaining tools to avoid or handle any virtual issues that can (and do) go wrong

  • Obtaining the ability to join the Moderator Engagement Program (MEP), with quarterly meetings to further your skills (both technical and interpersonal)

  • Increasing your moderation experience through helpful tools, practice sessions and shadowing colleagues

Audience:

Any U-M faculty or staff member who is interested in learning about virtual moderation

Program Note:

This session is being delivered in an online webinar format. The webinar link will be delivered in the registration confirmation email.

Topic Area

  • Communication
  • Professional Skills
  • Self Development

Domain and Expectation

  • People
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
  • Self
    • Act with courage and confidence
    • Communicate
  • Execution
    • Achieve results
    • Build positive culture

Role

  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams

Level

  • Level 1: Awareness

Sessions

Code: OL22BVM01

Presenter: LisaAnn Throne, Molly Trusty

Cost: $0

  • Thu 8/19/21 10:00 am to 10:45 am
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL22BVM02

Presenter: LisaAnn Throne, Molly Trusty

Cost: $0

  • Tue 11/9/21 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL22BVM03

Presenter: LisaAnn Throne, Molly Trusty

Cost: $0

  • Thu 2/17/22 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL22BVM04

Presenter: LisaAnn Throne, Molly Trusty

Cost: $0

  • Wed 4/20/22 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
    Location: Online Webinar