3 Things Seasoned Facilitators Can Learn From E-Facilitation

This post is the second in a series of three, co-created by Val Uccellani (Global Learning Partners) and Anouk Janssens-Bevernage (DynaMind eLearning). Read the other two posts in this series:  6 Core Principles, Virtually! and 5 Ways to Create Tough and Engaging Online Team Tasks. ***** I have made a living facilitating learning since I boarded a […]

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6 Core Principles, Virtually!

This post is the first in a series of three, co-created by Val Uccellani (Global Learning Partners) and Anouk Janssens-Bevernage (DynaMind eLearning). Read the other two posts in this series: 3 Things Seasoned Facilitators Can Learn From E-Facilitation and 5 Ways to Create Tough and Engaging Online Team Tasks. ***** Respect. Safety. Engagement. Inclusion. Relevance. […]

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¡6 Principios Virtuales Fundamentales!

Esta publicación es la primera de una serie de tres, co-creada por Val Uccellani (Global Learning Partners) y Anouk Janssens-Bevernage (DynaMind eLearning). Anouk y Val les encanta trabajar juntas porque los cursos de DynaMind, como los que ofrecemos aquí en GLP, están muy bien diseñados. Val escribió esta publicación después de tomar un curso virtual […]

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Drawing to Learn:  A Journey of Self Discovery

Through the great Dialogue Education class Designing Learning-Centered Training for Peacebuilding at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute at Eastern Mennonite University, I realized the importance of art in my life. The opportunity to explore myself through the use of colored pens and the paper-covered tables that course instructors Jeanette Romkema* and Marshall Yoder provided was a […]

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Dialogue Education Essentials:  Safety

The system that is Dialogue Education demands safety. Learners must feel safe with the content, with the teacher, with the environment, with their colleagues. The designer/teacher must feel safe with her partners, with her design, with the group of learners, with the environment. Safety is not merely a nice aspect of the system:  it is […]

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Dialogue Education Essentials:  Laughter

Today begins a new series called Blogging Towards Baltimore. Why Baltimore? Because that's where we'll be learning together at the International Dialogue Education Institute, Oct 24-27, 2013. Each post will help to set the stage for the Institute.   Dialogue Education Essentials Lately, Dr. Jane Vella, founder of  Dialogue Education has been thinking a great deal […]

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What Good Are Warm Ups?

When I was in 9th grade I attended an encounter group weekend designed to get us teenagers more comfortable with ourselves. The first thing we did was a “warm-up” exercise so we could “get to know each other.” What did we do? We stood in a circle and passed an orange around the circle, not […]

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