Even when you’ve adequately communicated the transition from passive attendee to active participant, some audience members will still resist.
You’re challenging their comfort zone of passively sitting in a lecture. You are now asking them to engage on a different level which requires being fully present and doing something. And you’re challenging their past school years.
Six Common Attendee Complaints To Participation
Here are six common attendee complaints (obstacles*) and suggestions for overcoming them.