Running an interactive workshop

This interactive workshop is designed for experienced demonstrators and trainers who want to use video conferencing as a tool for delivering workshops.

By the end of the interactive workshop, you will have learned these skills:

  • Identify how delivering a workshop online may differ from delivering it face to face.
  • Plan the structure of your online workshop.
  • Identify how they you use your cameras and video conferencing software.
  • Plan what supporting materials and props you will need.

This is an online interactive workshop with an interactive group teleconferencing session (using Zoom).

This workshop is free.

Register for the interactive workshop

Attendance at the workshop is by invitation only.

Workshop contents

This workshop will consist of discussions between the workshop leader and the participants covering:

  • Planning for your workshop.
  • Planning your virtual workspace.
  • Running the workshop.
  • Summary and actions.

Skills you will need before you take part in the workshop

To benefit most from the workshop and not hold back other participants, you will need to have:

  • Already run a face to face workshop;
  • Familiarised yourself with using Zoom as a participant in a meeting.


This is an interactive online workshop, so you will need some technology to help you.

  • A computer, smartphone or tablet.
  • An internet connection capable of streaming video.
  • The Zoom application.

What you need to do before the interactive workshop

You will need to prepare for the workshop.

  • Gather the materials listed in the joining instructions,
  • Familiarise yourself with using Zoom;
  • Undertake a short activity that is given in the joining instructions.

You will receive the joining instructions when your application has been accepted.

Workshop events

See below for the activities and events associated with this workshop.

Notebook under knitted work in progress, mobile phone and a pencil.

Running an interactive workshop – preparation

Date: Complete before the workshop. Unit contents:Use Zoom as a participant.Reflect on workshops you have given.Gather materials. Duration: 10 minutes for reflection ...
Light bulb on left and three circles: the nearest to the bulb is white, the next mid grey and the last dark grey. Below are two images showing the impact on exposure of holding a white sheet of paper near and away from the light source.

Running an interactive workshop – notes

Interactive workshop notes: "Running and interactive workshop" You have attended the workshop "Running an interactive workshop". Here are some interactive workshop notes to remind you of what you learned, Contents of this interactive workshop:Introductions and welcome.Planning for your interactive workshop.Planning your virtual workspace.Running the interactive workshop.Summary and actions Duration: 90 ...

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