“Would you be interested in delivering virtuals?” I shuddered. I wanted to do something different and here was a relatively new client offering something. Virtuals? I was concerned about me vs technology and thought it might be boring, talking to a void, changing slides every couple of minutes. Then it dawned on me. It could... Continue Reading →
I've worked with the Charity Learning Consortium for a little while and whilst chatting with CEO and Founder Martin Baker, we somehow came up with the mad idea to live broadcast the presentations from a members meeting in London, up to the members in Scotland, so that everyone is included without the time and cost... Continue Reading →
"Making the most of your live online session" was the presentation I delivered at Learning Technologies Conference Summer Forum 2017. These are the tweets that covered my session about webinars and the virtual classroom. https://twitter.com/LightbulbJo/status/873176096585469952 Ady Howes had a 360 degree camera and recorded the session. I'll update this page when we have a video link!... 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.
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 →
This week I've been having coaching conversations with a client that I found really interesting. After many years of behaving in the same way they are at a point of accepting change and open to change in themselves. This is someone whom many people wished to help in the past but really highlights that until... Continue Reading →
I really like the main point made in this blog post. It focuses on quality conversations; what to avoid and instead what to focus on. The way it describes people asking questions as detail for themselves reminds me of how students/attendees often take a few moments to work out their question audibly whilst asking it.... Continue Reading →