Free Infographic: Wake ‘Em Up! 7 Tips for Interactive E-Learning

Did you know that eLearning is worth 200 billion per year? From professional seminars to formal university education – elearning can kickstart carreers for students and enhance carrers for teachers as well. Truly the internet has changed the ways we can learn.

However, I’ve found that the online learning space isn’t always smooth sailing. Students get distracted, teachers don’t follow a good structure, and this can lead to e-learning that does not engage the mind and the body. But with a few simple tips, e-learning can be engaging and interactive, creating a positive learning environment for everyone involved. One of them is to make use of a webinar software such as Demio. If you don’t know much about it, you could research or read various reviews on

Before you begin reading these tips, let’s start off with an exercise. Grab a piece of paper and a pen and jot down the names or descriptions of a few interactive e-learning strategies you have used or have seen used in the past. I’ll pause here while you write 😉

When you’ve finished writing, download the 7 free tips in this blog post and see how many you’re already using.

These 7 interactive strategies will most certainly engage and involve learners during a virtual class or webinar. I call them “content-independent” activities, meaning that they can be used with any e-learning subject or topic, even detailed and content-heavy ones. You can use one, two, or all of the tips in one online learning event and the feedback you receive from the participants will make your efforts at “waking ’em up” totally worthwhile!

Below is the link to the free, PDF-formatted infographic. You can download, print, and share these tips with interested colleagues or anyone who conducts online learning (by the way, the tips work great with face-to-face learning, as well):

Wake ‘Em Up! 7 Tips for Interactive E-Learning.

For the article by the same name, click HERE.

Another resource that expands on the ideas in the infographic is the following blog post:

When Everything is Suddenly Virtual by Jean-Paul Bayley and José Casal.

You can find all of these interactive strategies and more in my two books, “Using Brain Science to Make Training Stick” and “Training from the BACK of the Room.”

Want to learn more? Then plan to attend an in-person, 2-day “Training from the BACK of the Room” (TBR) Practitioner Class. For a list of public classes, dates, and registration information, click on the Training Calendar page.

October 2020 Update: Until Covid abates and the in-person TBR Practitioner Classes begin again, do consider attending one of the TBR-Virtual Edition (TBR-VE) Classes listed on the Training Calendar page.

Enjoy the learning! 🙂


The Virtual Edition Is Here!

The first public TBR-Virtual Edition (TBR-VE) Classes will begin November 2020. Check the public calendar below for dates and registration details (more public TBR-VE Classes will be added soon). For a description of this class, click HERE. For a comparison of virtual and in-person TBR classes, click HERE.

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