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MY COMPUTER CRASHED!!!

This week my computer crashed.  You never know when/if it's going to happen, but I am going to share with you what I did to get through the crash, what I learned along the way and how you can be prepared, just in case.

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THE NEXT PIVOT

There will be a next pivot. When we return to ‘normal’ it will be new, complex and require another learning curve. The next pivot will be when we work with a blended audience, including those in-person and some on-line.

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NEW SHARE SCREEN OPTION

New option in Zoom, share screen from main, into breakout rooms!

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FONEPAW SCREEN RECORDER TUTORIAL

An easy screen recorder option is FonePaw. Step by step tutorial, and set-up under 15 minutes.

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HOW TO USE OBS TO SCREEN RECORD

Here's a tutorial, on how to use OBS to screen record Zoom. This is a great option if you want to record role-plays and play them back in real-time.

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WATCH ME CREATE, POST & CANVA

Join me as I show you how quick, easy and fun it is to create, download and share a social media post in Canva!

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WHAT’S HOT AND NEW IN ZOOM!

Join me as I discover what's new in Zoom. There are some great new features including the ability to download and share apps.

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A FACILITATOR’S SUMMER READING LIST

Here is a summer reading list of books for facilitators. I hope they give you great ideas to keep your audience inspired and engaged.

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HOW DO YOU LIKE TO LEARN?

Today we're using how people eat their cupcakes as an analogy for how they like to learn and receive information. Take our quiz to find yours.

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ZOOM: WHITEBOARD, ANNOTATION AND MORE

Let's take a behind-the-scenes look at the control panels for sharing your screen, using the whiteboard and annotation features in Zoom. 

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SHARING SCREEN IN ZOOM WITH ONE MONITOR

Not everyone has access to two screens at all times, so let's see how it looks when you're sharing your screen in Zoom with one monitor.

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USING TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO INCREASE ONLINE ENGAGEMENT

Engagement tech tools and tips for your next online learning event or workshop. Learning experience design pro tips.

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HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR ZOOM WAITING ROOM

Let's take a look at how to customize your waiting room to ensure your audience has a welcoming experience right from the beginning.

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MY STREAM DECK

Join me as I open my new Stream Deck. It's a customizable studio control that you can use to create more engaging online experiences.

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NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL TRAILER

NEW YouTube Channel Trailer. Let us provide you with creative ideas on how to engage your online participants and share new technologies as they become available. 

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LOOK AT THE NEW CANVA CONTENT PLANNER

Canva now offers a Social Media Content Planner! I think this is a great new service for Canva to offer...let's take a look around.

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HOW TO USE THE NEW ZOOM IMMERSIVE VIEW

Let's take a look at the new Zoom Immersive View that allows you to choose a virtual background for you and your participants to enjoy.

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25 QUICK TIPS FOR ZOOM BREAKOUT ROOMS

Here are 25 quick tips for Zoom breakout rooms. What to consider and how to prepare as a host for your next online learning experience.  

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10 TIPS OPENING LARGE ONLINE MEETINGS

These 10 tips and best practices will serve as your pre-event checklist and support smoother large online meetings and learning events with big groups.

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ONE WAY TO COMBAT ZOOM FATIGUE

Are you suffering from "Zoom Fatigue"?  There is at least one solution that may help you.

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CLOSED CAPTIONS IN ZOOM

How to use Closed Captioning, CC, Closed Captions, Transcripts or Subtitles in Zoom Meetings for accessibility and inclusion.

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ZOOM CALENDAR INVITES

Let's schedule our Zoom meeting and create the invite so the participants get all of the info and can add it to their calendar too!

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HOW TO ZOOM ON YOUR CELL PHONE

Let's take a look at the steps to join a meeting, navigate the controls and the many options available to Zoom on your phone!

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LEARNING BREAKS AND COUNTDOWN TIMERS

When you're presenting online, it's recommended that you take a 5-10 minute learning breaks every hour. A countdown timer will ensure everyone is back on time. Learn about ways to create timers and communication tools for your training sessions' learning breaks.

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RECORD PRESENTATIONS IN CANVA

Today we’re going to look at how to record presentations in Canva and show you some of the exciting features they have to offer.

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SHARE MUSIC AND SLIDES ON ZOOM!

Eureka! This week we learn how to share music and slides on Zoom at the same time and make it all work together seamlessly.

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AMAZING CANVA OPTION!!!

I just finished a Canva presentation and learned that you can record videos in Canva to add to your slide presentations! 

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LIVE STREAM WITH THE NEW MELON APP!

I'm excited to show you the NEW Melon App that allows you to live stream on multiple platforms AND add elements not available on other apps.

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HOW TO EDIT YOUR ZOOM RECORDING

Did you know that you can edit your recordings right inside of Zoom? Learn how to find your files, edit and share your new streamlined video!

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ADVANCED SCREEN SHARE OPTIONS IN ZOOM

Did you know that you have the ability to share only part of your screen in Zoom? Let us walk you through the advanced screen sharing options.

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ZOOM CALENDAR INVITES

Let's schedule our Zoom meeting and create the invite so the participants get all of the info and can add it to their calendar too!

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DOWNLOAD DESIGN OPTIONS IN CANVA

So, now that you have created the perfect design in Canva, where do we go from here?  Learn about download options and more!

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BACK STAGE TOUR OF ZOOM

Knowing where to find and how to navigate the Zoom controls will ensure that you always have a great online learning experience.

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12 STEP GUIDE TO ONLINE LEARNING

Before you get ready to join your next online meeting or class, take a few minutes to really set yourself up for success! 

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HOW TO UPDATE ZOOM

ZOOM Meeting is updating often! Step by step tutorial on how to update your ZOOM account, and a list of some recent changes.

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CANVA PRO

Canva design tool is amazing! You can create almost anything you need in this platform. Get a look around within this tutorial video. Plus access Canva Pro for free, for 45 days.

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ONLINE HOLIDAY PARTY IDEAS

Ideas, pro tips & fun for this holiday season, even if we have to use a digital space to get together. Wrap up 2020 and this holiday season by creating new memories!

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ZOOM BREAKOUTS COUNTDOWN

To answer a recent question, I created a new video showing how to add more time to ZOOM breakout rooms.

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BEST VIDEO TUTORIALS

Creating the best video tutorials requires more than talking to the camera, find out what aspects to include to make your videos the BEST!

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NEW OFFICE AND SPEAKING ONLINE

Behind the scenes. Creating a new home office space, and sharing tips and lessons learned at a women's leadership conference. Plus bloopers at the end and some ASMR video techniques in the introduction.

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FREE ACCESS

Over ten ways you can access resources and tools to help you engage your audience, and support your online facilitation.

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FOR YOU

Writing a book for you, plus two ZOOM tutorials

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HOW TO SEE MORE PARTICIPANTS

How to see more of your online participants in the gallery view of ZOOM, tutorial and other tips.

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HOW TO LAYER ENGAGEMENT

A helpful quick video & blog list, with 10 ways you can engage a variety of learning types, by layering content elements. #onlinefacilitation #LearningExperienceDesign

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ZOOM UPDATE PART TWO

Exciting new features with the latest ZOOM update: Participants can now choose their own breakout groups, and more!

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NEW ZOOM BREAKOUTS

Exciting new features with the latest ZOOM update: Participants can now choose their own breakout groups, and more!

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REVIEWING MY FIRST VIDEO

#YouTubeRewind Reviewing My FIRST ever YouTube video. Some take-aways for you.

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YOUR ONLINE SUPPORT TEAM

6 TIPS to consider when facilitating online learning events and training, from a production partner.

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QUICK CONTENT CREATIONS

Quick content creations for bite size learning. You can do this too.

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CRINGE-WORTHY OR INSPIRED?

Behind the scenes filming on the water, a metaphor visual, plus Instagram Live, bloopers and tips on trying something new to engage your online audience.

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CANVA: WHAT’S NEW & COMING

I use Canva almost every day & I am a Canva Certified Creative! Take a look at what is new, what is coming and ways you can also use Canva.

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ZOOM 5.03

ZOOM 5.o is the latest update. Here are some tips and a look at how to use ZOOM 5.0 and PowerPoint slides as a virtual background.

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EARLY ACCESS

If you didn't catch last week's announcement, we launched a new quick reference resource and this week you get a free look at our NEW mini-course.

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SOFT LAUNCH

FREE 5 P's downloadable resource and 5 DAY CHALLENGE Micro-Course. You are invited!

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EXCITED TO SHARE THIS

Excited to share what I have been working on, including a sneak peek behind the curtain!

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CANVA VIDEO CLIPS AND MORE

Canva is a tool and resource that I use to create designs for social media posts, visuals for slide presentations, elements for YouTube videos and more. Did you know that they have video clips and music elements?

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I FAILED

Recently I received my eSpeaker certification. Hear about why I was glad 'I failed' the first time.

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PLETHORA OF RESOURCES

There is a plethora of resources, including there are three years of videos, blogs and resources for you to browse! These tools and information are to help you reach the variety of learning types in your audience.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CONVERSATION

Diversity and Inclusion are important topics for not just right now, but as an ongoing intentional priority in our workplaces, training spaces, and for all of our communications and social media posts.

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PARTICIPANT’S CONTEXT

If a person is fading or tuning-out because of stress or other competing priorities, then they may not be stay engaged.

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ONLINE ICE BREAKERS

In order to create spaces that are engaging, activities and fun should be part of the learning experience. It is possible to lead ice breaker activities online.

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BREAKOUT ROOMS

How to use ZOOM breakout rooms, from the host perspective, and what your participants see.

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VIRTUAL BACKGROUNDS

Fun icebreaker or online activity for your meetings or workshops: Virtual backgrounds via ZOOM.

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10 TIPS USING ZOOM FOR LARGE GROUPS

Ten tips using ZOOM Meeting, video platform, for large group training or online meetings.

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WHEN THE RECORDING IS ALL WRONG

What to do when the webinar, or online workshop, or meeting replay is terrible, and the recording is all wrong! EIGHT Tips!

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MORE THAN A TALKING HEAD

5 Ways You Can Edit Your Talking Head Videos. Engage and reach the variety of learning needs in your audience.

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5 TIPS TAKING IT ONLINE

5 Tips to help you engage and reach your audience online.

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NEW TO LEADING ONLINE

Chatting about leading meetings via ZOOM, supporting a team, and customers/clients.

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ONLINE MEETINGS

During this time of self-isolation, and social distancing it is extra important to know about ways to connect online. Step by step video tutorials, for online meetings and chats.

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WHAT’S NEW IN CANVA

As you Canva Certified Creative, I'll share what's new in Canva & what's coming (secrets I can share).

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THE TRUST FACTOR

When professional speakers and facilitators are interested in my help to update their PowerPoint slide presentations, they first want to see a sampling of my work. This makes sense, because when any of us are sharing our intellectual property with another person, there is an important trust factor!

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MORE THAN 7 LEARNER TYPES

There are more than seven ways to engage your audience, and light up their learning experience. 

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5 KEYS TO CREATING LEARNING

One size does not fit all, but variety is key, when creating learning experiences for your audience. When creating a new learning experience, or transforming your content into something new, here are 5 keys to get you started. 

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POWERPOINT TEXT AND SLIDES

PowerPoints aren't dead, but it's a responsibility to use this presentation tool well. Learn how to add text animations & slide transitions to add interest.

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POWERPOINT NOT DEAD?

Are PowerPoints dead? I think it depends on who is using or misusing this tool! Find out some Do's & Don's and Keys to successfully using PowerPoint slides.

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YEAR END SPENDING

It's that time of year again!  I am referring to year-end fiscal spending, as an important opportunity to direct dollars in a way that adds additional value to the investment, through training and development.

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VISION BOARDS

At the beginning of a new year, and especially at the beginning of a new decade, vision boards are popular. I talk with Lesley Calvin from Positive Forward Motion about the value of Vision Boards, and discuss if it's all fluff.

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HOW TO ADD A LATE PERSON

To answer another recent question, I created a new video showing how to add a person who showed up late, or lost internet and came back into your meeting, AFTER the breakout rooms have already started.

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2020 VISION

Launch forward into 2020 with me!  The intention for Vision 2020, is to serve you with tools, resources, information and opportunities. We help you reach the variety in your audience, in order to light up those 'ah ha' moments with engaging learning experiences.

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LOOKING BACK & LOOKING FORWARD

#2019Rewind This Year-End is particularity wonderful, because we are ending a decade. Please enjoy the creative video looking back at 2019, and my personal reflections with gratitude, on my entrepreneurial and personal journey.

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ABOUT US

Regier Educational Services specializes in creating engaging online learning experiences. Turn an audience into participants and enjoy online facilitation. Services available include: consultations facilitation, training and learning experience designs. Professional development options include: online courses, workshops and consultations. Innovative educational resources are developed based on practical experience and evidence-based research.


Patricia is passionate about creative and quality learning experiences in workplace and community settings. If you are looking for a dynamic speaker, workshop facilitator, or services to level-up your presentations and training materials, contact us.


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