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Transform Your Online Learner Messages and Nudges from White Noise Into Effective Action-triggers

28 August 2024
ONLINE via Zoom Webinar

So many online trainers today are struggling with learners who aren’t progressing through the content on time or hitting their milestone dates. 

And those automated messages and nudges you’re sending out? 

You’re right, they aren’t working!


Don’t worry – you’re not alone – and the solution is here!

Our favourite award-winning VET researcher - Dr Deniese Cox from - has spent years working with adult learners to investigate online learning behaviour. Her most recent work has found that most learners are indeed ignoring those automated messages, and, worryingly, many everyday messages going out from learning portals were found to lower learner engagement!

During this brand new interactive 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn practical strategies that have been shown to significantly increase learner engagement with online content. Then, it’ll be time to dive into those automated messages and nudges. You’ll see why different standard messages do and don’t work, and we’ll be talking about those much-ignored assessment due date reminders. Best of all, you’ll learn the single most critical feature of messages that do grab learner attention.

This is an absolutely essential webinar for any trainer or team with any part of their content online, or who have learners who are missing milestones.

Key topics covered in this webinar

  • What does and doesn't work
  • Assessment due date reminders
  • How to use automated messages effectively
  • Practical strategies you can implement immediately

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

Wednesday 28th August 2024
11:00am - 12.30pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
11:00am - 12:30pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
10:30am - 12.00pm (ACST: SA)
10:30am - 12.00pm (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:30am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • All educators
  • Learning Designers
  • Team Leaders

What to expect

Presented by Dr Deniese Cox, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Dr Deniese Cox, Founder


Deniese is known as the go-to source for exceptional online teaching strategies that really are effective. Every research-driven strategy presented by Deniese in her PD has been extensively trialled, refined, and proven to work in a variety of VET settings by diverse educators and learners. 

With extensive hands-on experience of her own in the online space, a Masters in online learning, and a PhD in online VET, Deniese is ideally placed to help all educators and teams cut through the noise around teaching online. 

Her ongoing research is what enables Deniese to continuously bring you the latest insights, and her commitment to developing practical strategies is what makes her PD really stand out. Deniese is consistently one of our highest rated presenters, so don’t miss this opportunity to spend an hour with her live online. 

Also speaking at:

TAE PD Week: Practical Strategies to Improve Online Assessment Engagement and Completions


Wednesday, 28 August 2024

10:45am (AEST: QLD) - 11:00am (AEST: QLD) Join Webinar: Audio Test
11:00am (AEST: QLD) - 12:30pm (AEST: QLD) Webinar

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees (Not available in all Webinars)
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in a discussion
  • Share your thoughts via the online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter Dr Deniese Cox before the session, please email

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