Tips for Hosting a Great Webinar

This document is a co-constructed list of tips for designing and facilitating webinars based on the readings/viewings and direct experience of webinars presented in a graduate course (Planning & Facilitating Live Events) I completed in 2018. Tips for Picking a webinar topic Not broad, focus in one aspect or two.Make sure it is interesting and … Continue reading Tips for Hosting a Great Webinar

Leveraging Social Media to Promote Social Learning Spaces

This event is no longer available. Webinar recording and handout information is available. Join us for a brief webinar designed to help you leverage the most interactive and engaging way to learn - on social media! This webinar was created to help students, educators, and learning professionals understand how to create and participate in social … Continue reading Leveraging Social Media to Promote Social Learning Spaces

Reflection: Quests for Digital Storytelling and Learning

Writing has always been a skill I never been confident with especially when it comes to telling stories. I like to challenge myself often and do the things that I am unfamiliar with or uncomfortable doing. In high school, I auditioned to be in a men's choir and a few theatre productions to conquer my … Continue reading Reflection: Quests for Digital Storytelling and Learning

Webinars are not always good, and that’s ok

I recently discovered webinars from recognized elearning organizations aren't always good, and that's ok. As an instructional designer and e-learning developer I am always open to learning opportunities, and attending just two webinars this past week taught me a lot about how to plan and facilitate a live event. Have you ever been so impressed … Continue reading Webinars are not always good, and that’s ok

Visual Thinking and UX Design

Research inquiry on visual thinking and UX design. Two instructional design frameworks that interest me.  Visual Thinking I first heard of visual thinking during my first semester in my Instructional Design masters program. This framework for delivering complex information using visual media helps organize thoughts and improve our ability to think and communicate. It is … Continue reading Visual Thinking and UX Design