I'm interested in how people communicate and connect when they aren't face to face or even communicating in real time, perhaps through an asynchronous forum or community such as Slack or Yammer. Lori Niles-Hoffman, who is a Data Driven Learning Strategist, has experienced "the seismic shift from classroom to digital" in her career and... Continue Reading →
On Monday 27th March 2017 I was honoured to be the keynote speaker for the Colleges Wales annual training and learning conference. This year the title is Step Up To the Future and the themes are "digital" and "more able and talented". The session I'm keynoting is focusing on the use of technology as part of... Continue Reading →
I'm getting involved in another MOOC, this time it's open only for a short time, 48 hours in fact! It's a bit of an experiment from HT2, which is something I really like about them - trying different things to see how they work. This MOOC is 48 Hours To Better Sales Training and focuses... 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'm not 'wrangling' on the How to Create an Outstanding MOOC in the way that Craig Taylor, Sam Burrough and Martin Couzins are, meaning that they are facilitating the course. However I am wrangling with how to plan the content. On Friday I posted a blog post about using Action Mapping to help plan my... Continue Reading →
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 →