Tag: workshops

Active Learning at Conferences

Educators have come to understand the need to engage learners in all facets of education.  Even face-to-face environments need hands-on learning activities so that participants are actually getting involved in the subject matter.  When it comes to eLearning, it has been a challenge for distance educators to build activities into an online program that will […]

Healthcare Associations to Meet

Learn, Network and Connect in Chicago this November Though I have had the pleasure of attending many conferences held by ASAE, my first visit to the Healthcare Associations Conference will take place this coming November.  This event attracts around 200 attendees and provides the opportunity to hear from numerous guest speakers, including the two keynote speakers Mark […]

Subject Matter Experts: How to Engage and Influence SMEs

I am a dissertator at the University of Wisconsin, and my research topic is on “Factors that enable collaboration between the IDD (instructional design and development) team and the subject matter expert.” I have written a series of blog entries on the various expertise sharing factors, which I have discovered (slow drip style) can be utilized […]

Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part II)

When you are taking a live workshop and putting it online, you do not have the pressure of designing a sixteen-week curriculum like K-16 educators — All you have to do is cover the equivalent of four to six hours of instruction. The challenge is the intangibles of face to face — the social behavior […]

Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I)

A lot of trainers and instructors have struggled with the question, “How can I take my full day workshop and create an online equivalent?”Design approaches for course conversion range from providing recorded webinar/webcast series to purist academic approaches following formulas like William Horton’s Absorb—Do—Connect methodology to even more complex evaluation-driven design using a Quality Matters […]