Live online learning: Resistance & ingredients to success – Summary from Charity Learning Commission September User Group Meeting

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 →

Action Mapping – summary from Learning Live

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 →

Debunking the Learning Style

A few articles have dripped into my Twitter feed and Inbox recently around the lack of science to back up common learning theories and personality quizzes. The lack of rigorous scientific evidence, in my discussions with others, either doesn't surprise at all or is incomprehensible - with people often commenting “but that’s what I learnt... Continue Reading →

Facilitation – an introduction

In a previous blog post I started what I hope to be a discussion with you about instruction and facilitation in Learning and Development. In this post I want to start unpicking what facilitation means more broadly and what it means in a training arena and for online delivery. “Group facilitation”, writes Roger Schwarz, “is... Continue Reading →

Impressions from The Virtual Learning Show #4

Design is everything: five techniques for designing an interactive virtual class Cindy Huggett had some great interaction from the beginning in the chat and with Cindy using polls and a separate chat window to understand our role and find out our burning questions. The five techniques for interactive virtual design: defining great design great openings... Continue Reading →

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