...while they're ubiquitous, webinars aren't generally especially effective teachers. Why? Content isn't tailored to the viewer, the virtual experience offers few opportunities to engage with speakers, there are no consequence if you don't attend, and no rewards if you do. Of course, there are exceptions. But here's the bottom line: there is little oversight or quality control even with webinars that count toward professional development requirements, or ones for which the participant or his organization have paid a fee. How can webinar developers engage viewers? And how can viewers learn more from webinars ?