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608 Virtual Classroom Platforms—Which One Should I Use?

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, April 21

Tracks: Development & Tools

Selecting the right virtual classroom platform can be challenging! There are so many choices available, each with its own sets of tools and features. And each platform offers a unique angle on virtual training classes. With all those differences, it’s hard to know which platform is right for your organization.

In this session, you’ll get to see a brief overview of the most common virtual classroom platforms: (Adobe Connect, GoToTraining, MS Teams, WebEx, and Zoom). We’ll compare their common features and explore what makes each one unique. Using a checklist that can be tailored to your organization, you’ll begin to determine which platform might be best suited for your needs.

In this session you will learn…

  • How to recognize common tools available in most virtual classroom platforms
  • Where to discover unique features that distinguish between platforms
  • How to use a checklist to select the right platform for your organization

Cindy Huggett

Principal Consultant

Cindy Huggett Consulting

Cindy Huggett, the principal consultant at Cindy Huggett Consulting, is a speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator, and author who specializes in technology, leadership, and learning. Cindy has published three books on virtual training: Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning (2017), The Virtual Training Guidebook: How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning (2014), and Virtual Training Basics, 2nd ed. (2018). She helps organizations and training professionals move to the virtual classroom. Cindy is a past member of the ATD National Board of Directors and was one of the first to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation.