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 and webinars. Click here for the Word document. Main facilitation section What you can see... Continue Reading →
I delivered a webinar for the LPI about why there is resistance to online learning, and some tips of how to overcome them. Here are all the links to the research I mentioned: LPI certifications, COLF and CDOL: https://www.thelpi.org/certification/ An Exploratory Study Comparing Two Modes of Preparation for Online Teaching: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21532974.2012.10784695#preview Virtual Spaces: Employing a... Continue Reading →
I was invited to speak at the Flight Hospitality 2016 annual conference in Dublin, where the theme is Relationships not Robots. My session was discussing whether the virtual classroom, or live online delivery, is friend or foe. https://twitter.com/LightbulbJo/status/743397035475369984 https://twitter.com/EdwardGallier/status/743426315974488064 https://twitter.com/LightbulbJo/status/743398115529547776 From the session This post is a summary of some of the key points and quotes with... Continue Reading →
I was invited to the Charity Learning Consortium's March Member's Seminar and facilitated a session about live online learning, or virtual classroom's. I titled the session "friend or foe" as there can be so much challenge, negativity, mindset or attitude issues when looking towards something new, especially when that involves technology. I haven't got any... 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 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 →
I've dipped in and out of the "How to Create an Outstanding MOOC" online course today and am enjoying and learning from the content and interactions so far. Don't worry, I probably won't blog after every time I've jumped into the contents, but I think the first effort gives some of the freshest thinking: The word "MOOC" It's an... Continue Reading →
The How to Create an Outstanding MOOC course from Curatr started this week, and I'm about to dive into it for the first time myself. Before I do, I thought I'd share some of the little insight I already have and some of the thoughts that I hope this online course might help me answer or... Continue Reading →