Category Archives: Feedback

A methodology for learning. Part 7 – Footsteps

As we explore the final stage of my learning methodology, we leave the formal learning and move back into the everyday world. Footsteps is about how we transition from the abstract to the concrete, about how we support performance and … Continue reading

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The human face of learning

I had lunch with an old friend today. She works in a call centre and was explaining how their systems work: when you start work in the morning, you log in. If you are on time, everything is fine. Today, … Continue reading

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Creating effective blended learning solutions: a methodology

At the heart of great learning is a coherent narrative: a story that runs through all the different media, all the different experiences, all of the learning environments. The narrative is everything. We have many ways to deliver learning today: … Continue reading

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Closing chapters: Singapore Diary day 5 (Learning, knowledge and meaning)

This week, i’m in Singapore and have taken the opportunity to explore learning, knowledge and meaning from a variety of angles. Yesterday was all about feedback and reflection: today, i want to close the chapter and think about narrating my … Continue reading

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Reflection and feedback: Singapore Diary day 4 (Learning, knowledge and meaning)

Whilst working in Singapore this week, i’m exploring learning, knowledge and meaning from a variety of angles. Yesterday we looked at how meaning is built slowly, over time, how we develop tools to help us read the environment and explore. … Continue reading

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Surviving feedback. Learning from what we do wrong.

Nobody gets everything right all of the time. We all make mistakes, misunderstand things, explain things poorly or simply forget to do things. We all experience breakdowns in communication or make wild assumptions that everything is right when in fact, … Continue reading

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Skills training using e-learning. Using diagnostic exercises, feedback and justification to overcome the challenges.

It’s sometimes felt that you can only really train facts and figures with e-learning, that skills training requires face to face interventions. This is based on the fact that you can’t give direct feedback on behaviours to an individual within … Continue reading

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Can you hear me? The importance of interactivity and feedback in learning

Writing is a one way activity. You write, you hope that people read it. Occasionally people write something back, which is reassuring, as it means that someone is awake. Very occasionally, something explodes. Last week, i wrote about the optimum … Continue reading

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