A lot of people who work in training or learning and development either haven't heard of the term Instructional Design (ID) or really aren't very sure what it is. What is Instructional Design? ID is about "solving performance problems" according to Cathy Moore in her blog post about how to become an Instructional Designer. Christy Tucker says that... Continue Reading →
These are the tweets from my Learning Live 2016 session about live online learning.
The Big Sponge Hangout is happening this week, with live Google Hangouts, pre-recorded videos and lots of L&D and technology conversation. I've been recorded for a video and I'll tweet/blog about that separately 😀 I was working on the first day and couldn't attend the live hangout, so wanted to watch the recording and see... Continue Reading →
Neuroscience is a bit of a hot topic in all sorts of areas at the moment, including Learning and Development. Part of this is the "neurobollocks" of this science being misused all over the place. To that end, there is a great Twitter account to keep track of some of those bits of science that... Continue Reading →
It was an honour to be interviewed by Issy Nancarrow, of Nancarrow Partnerships, at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference. I spoke about how important engagement is in virtual classrooms, as well as the importance of good design for live online sessions and that online facilitation is a new skill to master.
I'm not 'wrangling' on the How to Create an Outstanding MOOC in the way that Craig Taylor, Sam Burrough and Martin Couzins are, meaning that they are facilitating the course. However I am wrangling with how to plan the content. On Friday I posted a blog post about using Action Mapping to help plan my... Continue Reading →
I don't know! But I'm going to find out. That's why I'm attending the MOOC on how to make Outstanding MOOCs! Not sure what one is? Read my other blog post. I've worked my way through the levels so far and am at the point where I have my own Curatr MOOC space and need to... Continue Reading →
These are the summary notes of research and references from my recent speaking engagement at the Charity Learning Consortium User Group meeting on behalf of the Learning Performance Institute. "The issue is no longer whether or not online learning is or should occur, but rather how it is implemented" from An Exploratory Study Comparing... Continue Reading →
These are a few resources from my Learning Live 2014 breakout Inspire session for the Learning Performance Institute. Action Mapping is an approach for designers to identify the measurable performance outcomes a learner needs to perform on the job. Read more from creator Cathy Moore: http://blog.cathy-moore.com Examples in the Learning Live Inspire session were from Cathy's... Continue Reading →