Beyond Webinars: Learning Together in an Online Collaborative Space
OSEP to Host National Summit on Attract, Prepare, Retain on October 27-29, 2020
The 2020 OSEP Summit is an opportunity to bring together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event will be held over three days and participants may register for each event individually or attend all three. Additional information and registration can be found on the 2020 OSEP Summit Webpage.
Webinars are an important venue for sharing information, but they are so frequently used to communicate content, that we sometimes overlook the need for the interaction that webinars were designed to provide. Originally envisioned as a web-based seminar, too many webinars are presented as web casts, lacking the interaction and refection that a seminar provides. Although webinars will continue to be an important way to share information, there is a need to engage the participants during an event and begin ongoing work on the issue. So, are there alternatives to a webinar?