Why is it sometimes so difficult to get participants engaged in a web conference? Well, one obvious reason is that it’s a different environment for participants. Just as facilitators need to get used to facilitating in a live virtual environment, so do participants. We’ve all grown up learning in a traditional classroom environment where the social norms and etiquette are understood. We know the cues to raise our hand to get the facilitator’s attention, when to jump in with a question, and other typically ways of interacting.
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