Learning Online: A TOPS Quick Guide to Webinar Production

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The TOPS Program
Date Published:
November 14, 2018
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We now live in an increasingly connected world. These heightened connections are manifested not only in the physical world, but also in the virtual space, through innovations in communications and information technology. The availability and accessibility of virtual platforms has been especially beneficial to learning, and have helped to diffuse knowledge and information across geographically dispersed audiences more widely than ever before.

In the context of international development, web seminars, or webinars for short, are being increasingly utilized to harness and share learning across various offices, organizations, borders, and time zones. Not only are webinars used for virtual internal meetings, they are now also employed for more structured online presentations and discussions that foster knowledge sharing and learning among those in attendance.

Learning Online presents the accumulation of best practices The TOPS Program adheres to when designing and producing webinars. This document is a step-by-step resource that reviews in turn the critical actions necessary across the three main stages of webinar design and implementation: Pre-Production, Production, and Post-Production.