Exploring teaching & learning

Reflections on the Facilitator Development Workshop

A few weeks ago I wrote a post announcing that I had co-facilitated the Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW) at Royal Roads University in September, at which I got 'mentored in' to the role of Trainer by working with Doug Kerr. The FDW is the course that teaches...

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Request for qualifications

I'm looking for potential subcontractors to be able to support learning/instructional design projects for my clients. If you're interested in talking with me about sporadic, part-time subcontracting opportunities related to learning design, please email me (using the...

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Redesigning my website

Last week I was able to reveal my new and improved website, the result of several months of brainstorming and hard work. I was tremendously supported through this process by Niki Campbell and Kim Timothy, the dynamic duo behind Brand Brilliant. But let's back up a...

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New tools for creating e-learning

I'm happy to announce that I recently purchased access to Articulate 360, a suite of tools for e-learning course development. This means I can offer an enhanced level of service when building e-learning courses for my clients. Articulate 360 includes several tools for...

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Co-facilitating the Facilitator Development Workshop

A couple of weeks ago I got the opportunity to co-facilitate a Facilitator Development Workshop with Doug Kerr and David Stevenson for Royal Roads University. The FDW is the workshop that people take to learn how to facilitate the Instructional Skills Workshop, a...

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The inquiry activity of close-looking

A few years ago I got a chance to tag along with a school group at the Royal BC Museum for a few hours, a sort of spin-off activity to a facilitation project I was working on at the time. I was really impressed with the educators at this wonderful venue and was...

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Engaging your audience at your next speaking event

On Friday I was downtown Victoria at the H.O.S.T. (Home Office Support Team) meetup group, speaking to those gathered there about the topic of engaging their audience at their next speaking event. While I never refer to myself as a "speaker", or even usually as a...

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