Live online reflections

For the third year running I've hosted the live online presentations as part of the Learning Technologies Awards. It's 60 presentations over two weeks, so that's about 180 sessions I've hosted over the years. As I come to the end of the hosting for this year, there are a few small but interesting observations I... Continue Reading →

How not to sell a webinar platform

For reasons I won't bore you with, a client needed a Cisco WebEx Training Centre licence really quickly, within a couple of days, so that I could deliver some training for them. I always joke that there's no such thing as a training emergency... well this was more like training urgency! No problem, I thought,... Continue Reading →

What makes for effective use of webinars for learning? #LDinsight chat

Today the L&D Connect Twitter #LDinsight chat was about webinars. Sadly I missed it, but am catching up on the hashtag and thought I'd make some extra notes here to share too! The opening question was: https://twitter.com/LnDConnect/status/1043032328619155456 https://twitter.com/niallgavinuk/status/1043033225382096896 Great answer from Niall - in the first session of a course (or early sessions in the... Continue Reading →

Virtual classrooms are like aeroplanes…

The practice of facilitating in a virtual environment is unique in so many ways. When planning a piece of virtual learning, one of the key challenges is that it can appear incredibly abstract. If you’ve never designed a piece of e-learning, webinar content or other virtual learning solutions, it can be helpful to pick a... Continue Reading →

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