Author name: Jo Cook (@lightbulbjo)

Virtual classroom train the trainer

What does it take to run a hybrid conference?

During the second hybrid conference for the Speexx Exchange I tweeted a picture of my setup for hosting the online portion – which got a lot of attention! What does it look like to host the live online portion of a #Hybrid event? This!#SpeexxExchange pic.twitter.com/ns6ZQZa2bk — Jo Cook (@LightbulbJo) November 23, 2022 So I thought …

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Warning: hybrid events don’t work without virtual skills

There are more and more hybrid events being run by companies for meeting, working and learning. It’s great to bring people together no matter where they live or work, but the challenge is to make sure that everyone has a positive experience and no one feels left out. As with anything new, you don’t know …

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The what, why and how of formative assessment in the virtual classroom

During the great digital pivot of 2020 and beyond, a lot of people jumped into virtual instructor-led training to ensure that they could continue supporting their staff and clients. There was a lot of rapid learning and, for some it’s been a great adoption that continues to show success. For others there’s the challenge of …

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Presenting live online – 5 areas you must get right!

Lightbulb Moment are delighted to announce that we are partnering with Learning Technologies for the 7th year running to offer live online support for the Awards virtual presentations! Every year hundreds of people submit their learning technologies entries and hope to end up with a gold award at the gala dinner in London. We are …

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How we learn (spoiler: it’s not learning styles)

This quick blog is to give some resources about how we learn. This will hopefully help with your learning intervention design and delivery. Lack of evidence for learning styles I know learning styles (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic and others) feels really intuitive. I used learning styles at one time too, as I know how much I …

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Recreating the face-to-face experience in virtual training

I’ve been delivering virtual training for over a decade (yes, even before Covid), and over that time, and particularly since technology really took off around 2015, I’ve learnt a lot about how to use IT to present an engaging training course online. My top advice which I give to people trying to get to grips …

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