When Daylight Saving Becomes Costly Online

This weekend marks the end of daylight saving time in the U.S. which means we will set our clocks back one hour. The times of year when daylight saving time goes on or off  can cause a confusing day or two as we adjust to the change, whether we had prepared for it or not.

Daylight saving time can also be costly in the virtual classroom if you are not prepared for it.  If you will be doing a live virtual event in the fall or spring near the daylight saving time switch, pay close attention to time zone differences since not all states or countries observe daylight saving time uniformly.

What this can mean for virtual instructors or participants is that if did not take into account daylight saving time changes when announcing the start or end time of your session and, you may accidentally indicate the wrong time.

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