I occasionally take part in an online Twitter chat called Learn Chat, otherwise know in the Twitterverse as #lrnchat. This was my introduction to hashtags as a value-added tool. Like all tools, it can be mis-used (#bestboyfriendever, #mycarsucksbutnotasmuchasyours, #myomlettehastoomanymushrooms, etc) but when use properly, it can have tremendous value.
In this episode we review two blog posts that I wrote in the past month. The first posting is about Four New Years Suggestions or Improvements that you can do as a facilitator. I really have a big issue with calling things ‘resolutions’. The second post was about things you should or shouldn’t eat or drink before and while training. Given that all content covered was from previously written blog posts, these show notes are short.
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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I think resolutions are like owning a sword, dangerous to yourself and others if you don’t have a plan and know how to use it. Frankly, I despise the idea of ‘resolutions’ because they are often synonymous with failure and disappointment because of the lack of follow through.
Being happy is all about managing expectations and we fall into a trap of holding ‘perfect world’ expectations against real life results.
In this episode we take a look at five different collaborative learning techniques and how you can use them in your learning events. We also have a peak at a few social media platforms and how your learners, and yourself can use them to enhance their learning experience.