Online Learning

Online Learning Events: Why Size Matters

When you organise a live online learning event, how many people do you want to turn up? The answer isn’t always “as many as possible”!  In reality, “it depends”. It depends on what you want people to learn, and how you want them to learn it – just as it does for an in-the-room event. …

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Webinnexion: Disrupting The Webinar

Do you attend – or run – talk-over-slides webinars? They’ve been around for decades now. But I reckon we’re ready for a change. It’s time to disrupt the webinar! Of course, the talk-over-sides formula has its place. As a “participant”, you can listen with half an ear, while doing something else, and get the general …

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Should You Record Online Meetings And/Or Training?

I’m delivering loads of live-online training about online meetings at the moment. There’s Remote Meetings Mastery (with Lisette Sutherland) and Remote Agile Facilitator for Adventures with Agile, plus a train-the-trainer for ICAgile. Plus, I’m gearing up for the year’s biggest online event for Clean Language enthusiasts, Metaphorum 2019. And there’s one question that keeps being …

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The 3 Questions You Must Ask Before Choosing An Online Sticky-Note Tool

Facilitators love sticky-notes! Colourful, accessible, flexible… and temporary. They allow groups to capture and manipulate their thoughts in an accessible, interactive way. So when facilitators start to work online – assuming that they’re able to see and hear everyone clearly, and have video breakout rooms to play with – it’s sticky notes (aka Post-Its) that …

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How To Turn Lurkers Into Participants In Your Online Meeting

In most online communities, 90% of users are “lurkers” who never contribute, 9% of users contribute a little, and 1% of users account for almost all the action. But as leaders of real, live online meetings – meetings that involve building relationships between human beings as a well as passing on information – we need …

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