Category Archives: Interactive

Co-Creating a live learning narrative

I’m at a conference today where we’re using a live Twitter stream to co-create a shared learning narrative, using a range of media to explore innovation and creativity. There’s poetry, presentations, yoga and films, interviews, a book festival and conversations … Continue reading

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Learning technology: are we using it right?

Technology can be a great enabler for learning, but it’s not guaranteed to make us learn better. Used correctly, it can enhance, equalise and facilitate learning, used poorly it simply commands and controls. It’s both an infrastructure and a mindset, … Continue reading

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Is anybody out there? The importance of audience feedback

I’m delivering a couple of presentations over the web today to quite large audiences. I always find these things a bit strange: it’s not that i’m nervous about what to say, but rather that it’s a bit strange getting no … Continue reading

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Stop playing with that! Interactivity in learning

I’m working today on the new book around mobile learning. This following extract is from a section around ‘interactivity’ which i’m still working on. We play with things to learn about them. From our earliest efforts to perceive meaning in … Continue reading

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The role of the Guide in e-learning. Facilitating change.

We often use a Guide character within our videos. The Guide is there to interact with the protagonists and with us as viewers: they can speak directly to the characters and directly to us, breaking out of the dramatic scene. … Continue reading

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Plugging into a good read. The rise of interactive literature and the iBook.

I’ve been exploring some of the new digital book formats over the last couple of months, looking at how people are taking the idea of a printed book layout and adapting it to digital. Approaches vary from simply sticking the … Continue reading

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