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learning technology

Building Digital Escape Rooms as Learning Activities

Last year I responded to a request for ideas around MicroCourses and webinars with a suggestion that narrowing the focus would be better in short courses and webinars. I’d made the suggestion because a MicroCourse I’d just facilitated seemed really rushed and the majority of the participants didn’t complete their project before the end of […]

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leadership

Group Values

Identifying group values are a critical part of any activity that requires collaboration. Values are the foundation. They hold up and support everything else. I’ve facilitated individual and group values sessions hundreds of times and always find the process and outcomes rewarding. Here’s an example of how to facilitate a group values finding session for […]

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learning

From Pedagogy to Communagogy and Everything in Between

There was once only one agogy and now there are many. Most educators are intimately familiar with pedagogy the art and science of educating and teaching children. Some are also familiar with andragogy the art and science of educating and teaching adults. Recently a few more agogies have surfaced so I thought it was high […]

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leadership

3 Types of Problems

Isaac Cruikshank [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Have you even been in one of those meetings where you are discussing the same problem that has been discussed every few months for the past year? You know the feeling. You look at the agenda and you think Oh, for crying out loud. Is this still an […]

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leadership

Opening the Johari Window

The?Johari Window (pronounced Joe Harry) was created by psychologists?Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham in 1955 as a?tool to help individuals, teams and organizations become more self aware. The idea is that by?using?the model you would?gain a better understanding of yourself, how others saw you and that process could help improve relationships. ?This model, or tool, […]

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learning

How to Plan your Next Blog Post

This is one of the best and clearest infographics on the writing process I’ve seen. Thanks Visually and Ann Handley! Enjoy! by taniacreative.