Social problems are increasing as many nations industrialize, modernize, and become interconnected. Addressing these problems requires a well-educated workforce capable of adapting evidence-based interventions to their local culture. Providing a world-class education for these professionals is an important challenge. Online education is growing much quicker than the research and development efforts needed to insure the quality of online learning. Experiential Learning and Virtual Learning Environments in the Acquisition of Active Listening Skills illustrates how virtual learning environments that use experiential learning can deliver the global knowledge needed by these professionals while they live in their local communities. It reviews the literature, explains the process of designing a virtual learning environment, and describes research to insure online learning is an effective method for workforce training on core stills, such as listening. It provides important information for trainers and educators who are teaching future professionals using online tools such as virtual environments.