Delivering Effective Webinars - online workshop


Webinars enable you to present a lecture or seminar via the web from your desktop, allowing students to interact with you and with each other from their computers. This online session will allow you to experience a webinar  from your desktop and outline some of the techniques used to run effective webinars.

This technology, Blackboard Collaborate, is available free-to-use to DIT staff (with some limitations).

Learning outcomes

At the end of this online seminar you will be able to:

  • outline the difference between a face-to-face lecture and a webinar
  • list five characteristics of effective webinars
  • appreciate the importance of e-moderating
Who is this workshop suitable for?

Any lecturer who is interested in implementing webinars with their students. This may include, but is not confined to, those who teach part-time or distance-based modules.

Links to DIT Institutional Objectives

This workshop is considered to support the following DIT institutional objectives:

  • Develop and support teaching excellence
  • Develop key skills & competencies in students
  • Promote diversity of learning opportunities
  • Develop and support external and internal engagement
Any pre-requisites / advance preparation required?

You will need a PC/Mac with internet connection and a headset with microphone.

Facilitated by?

This workshop is facilitated by Kevin O'Rourke, Head of eLearning Support and Development.