Upping the Ante on Brainstorming:  5 tips to increase group creativity and productivity

Next time I’m planning an idea-generating session, I’ll consider suggesting that we invite a few new people to the group who can offer a novel take. Maybe I’ll even throw a rubber chicken into the circle when things are running along a predictable path! ~ Michael Culliton For years I have used “brainstorming” to help […]

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3 Tips for Engaging Presentations (Hint: It’s not about you!)

Want engaging presentations? Here's a hint. Stop thinking it’s about you. Presenters often think of “engagement” as an adjective; we believe we must be engaging when we present. It is much more useful to see engagement as a verb, applied to the people you're addressing. And – this is important – we are not the actors. They are! […]

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Dialogue Education Essentials:  The Right Bit of WHAT for the WHEN

  “If I only had enough time I could cover this subject!” You may have said this yourself. And I’d be surprised if you hadn’t heard other teachers say it! If the content of a learning event is worth its salt in meaning and significance, you’ll never have enough time. The fourth step of the 8 Steps of Design allows you […]

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5 Ways to Create Tough and Engaging Online Team Tasks

This post is the third in a series of three posts on e-facilitation, co-created by Val Uccellani (Global Learning Partners) and Anouk Janssens-Bevernage (DynaMind eLearning). Read the other posts in this series: 6 Core Principles, Virtually! and 3 Things Seasoned Facilitators Can Learn From E-Facilitation. Creating team tasks are a real learning design challenge. At DynaMind […]

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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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