**UPDATE** This document has been updated as of May 2020 to reflect my refreshed design. This is a free Lightbulb Moment resource - a blank facilitator guide, session plan, lesson plan (or whatever name you want to use!) that you may wish to use as a starting point for your live online sessions, virtual classrooms... Continue Reading →
These are the tweets from my Learning Live 2016 session about live online learning.
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 →
I'm working through the free Curatr Digital Curation mini MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), put together by Sam Burrough and Martin Couzins. I've been busy with work, as have most others I'm sure, and got to the content later than the goody-two-shoes-geeky-teacher's-pet that I would normally like. I was looking at it on my iPad, whilst relaxing on the sofa... Continue Reading →
I was discussing online learning recently and the topic of catering for kinaesthetic learners came up. This was an interesting topic. Something that has been part of the Twitter conversation in my personal learning network over recent months, and obviously for longer in the wider L&D community, is the research behind learning styles. Or lack... Continue Reading →
The winter Virtual Learning Show, organised by Colin Steed is now at day two. Here are my summer show and winter day one blogs. This is what the line up was for the day. All about the community Mike Collins from DPG spoke passionately and eloquently about where to start with communities. Mike said that at... Continue Reading →