Tag Archives: Learning Design

Revisiting ‘Community’

This week i am revisiting the body of work that makes up the Community Builder Certification: it’s the work that grew out of the Community Builder Guidebook, and is now into it’s third iteration. As usual, for the first and … Continue reading

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Loops of Learning

Where possible, we can shift learning from ‘event’ based and into ‘experience’, which can be as simple as shifting focus from the internally self referential activities of a workshop, into the externally moderated activity of our everyday reality. Creating spaces … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Learning Designer as Architect

I’m half way through facilitating a two day workshop on Social Learning design: these types of day are pretty full on, so writing at the end of the day is daunting. As part of #WorkingOutLoud, i just wanted to share … Continue reading

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The Three Levels of Storytelling: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 6]

This is the sixth in a series of pieces exploring techniques for Virtual Learning Design based around unlocking curiosity and encouraging creativity. In this piece i will explore the three levels of Storytelling: individual, co-created, and organisational. Whilst i’m sharing … Continue reading

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‘Meta-Cognition’ and ‘Sense Making’: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 5]

This is the fifth in a short series of pieces exploring how curiosity and creativity sit at the heart of a shift to Virtual Learning. Developed from a webinar i ran in early May, the narrative is built around a … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Fails by Driving Conformity [Pt 4]

I’m sharing a series of articles that explore aspects of Virtual Learning and the ways that we build learning experiences over time. Having started with a view of what Virtual Learning is (and is not), we moved on to explore … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Works by Unlocking Curiosity [Pt 3]

This is the third in a series of articles exploring Virtual Learning and how we can design for curiosity and creativity. In the first piece we looked at a definition of Virtual Learning, and how we can use the move … Continue reading

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Virtual Learning: Designing for Curiosity and Creativity [Pt 1]

Virtual Learning is not just a change in where we deliver learning, but rather a change in the way we design it. In this series, i will explore some of the underlying ideas, and some practical tips and techniques for … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Virtual Learning Design Tips

I’m delivering a session later this week around Virtual Learning, and specifically the role of curiosity and creativity in learning. I’m trying to make it a mix of the thoughtful and the applied: so a bit of a ramble through … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Curiosity and Creativity

Curiosity is about the view over the horizon: not the landscape that we already know, but the things that lie beyond. Curiosity creates the disturbance in ourselves to move forward. Curiosity fractures comfort, and sanctions the subversion of existing knowledge … Continue reading

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