Technology: post-it exercise to introduce the dynamics of asynchronous online communication

Joitske Hulsebosch

In my 'round' we used an idea that I picked from my recent workshop facilitating online interaction [link] : to use post-its for simulating the experience of asynchronous onl ine communication in a face-to-face group.

2005 130

New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm currently facilitating two learning trajectories, both starting online. Both experiences made me reflect on how big the shift is for trainers and facilitator who embrace social media and integrate in in their practice. online facilitation

The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators. Quite a few members of the CPsquare community work independently as community facilitators or for an organisation. Others like myself, are members of CPsquare not so much because we work as community facilitators, but because we are interested in social learning theory and how people learn in communities of practice.

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Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

This one focuses on the facilitation aspects of the course! I want to kick this off with a quote from the amazing Beck Tench talking about facilitating online learning : Learning and change are super complex. This was your first time facilitating an online learning course.

2016 72

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. The first part will be two intensive weeks on the basic processes of online facilitation. ″ technologies on online facilitation. There will be two scholarships for qualified NGO participants.

Faciliplay: Play as an Online Facilitation Technique

Full Circle Associates

Note: Faciliplay: Play as an Online Facilitation Technique was a post I wrote way back in the early life of this blog, before I moved to WordPress. Faciliplay: Play as an Online Facilitation Technique (in discussion forums) by choconancy First of all, the members of the Fall 1999 Knowledge Ecology University (now defunct) Online Facilitation Course inspired me write this. Bernie has created a playground to share ideas on play for facilitators, therapists and healers.

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. The first part will be two intensive weeks on the basic processes of online facilitation. ″ technologies on online facilitation. There will be two scholarships for qualified NGO participants.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch

Some had LinkedIn groep started by their participants after the training, but then would not facilitate but follow. The key is my vision that facilitators and trainers should be amphibian facilitator , comfortable moving and facilitating online as well as offline. Their first instinct led them to dance videos online (like this one Cotton Eye Joe ), hoping participants would engage in some exercise. online facilitation elearning

CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

I find that if you do one first that is “all hands&# people can get a sense of the value of the office hours, then are more likely to participate in the future. This builds full participation and helps reduce procrastination. Designing and Facilitating meetings.

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Why chat streams are critical to live events

Nancy White

How often have you clicked into a webinar on one of those platforms which makes you send all your comments to a moderator, which has no participate peer to peer chat room and felt like a prisoner with your hands tied? A Few Tips for Participants. events facilitation change11

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Voicethread: a creative way to use video online in training or workshops

Joitske Hulsebosch

With a group I explored the creative use of video by trainers and facilitators. Nowadays it is very common as trainer or facilitator to search Youtube videos and use in presentations. A few observations about voicethread Participants think this a fun , interactive tool.

2013 184

What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

For me, it ranges from active participation in a group activity, to the subtle and often invisible internal engagement of listening, thinking, or taking and using what one hears from a group and applying it within or outside of that group. Participants want more dialogue and less monologue.

Raising the Bar on Online Event Practices

Nancy White

It has been a while since I wrote about synchronous online facilitation is a focused way. Don’t let your participants know who else is there. Interact: Content can be compelling, but if you have people’s attention, why not focus on interaction and conversation and save the pushing of content for asynchronous. Facilitate!: She is an active online event designer, facilitator and technology steward. See more synchronous facilitation examples here.

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Online Communities Mini-Conferences

Nancy White

Participants in the Facilitating Online Communties course have come together to coordinate an online mini conference. A mini conference for Facilitating Online. From Facilitating online communities. Facilitators: Valerie Taylor with guests and friends.

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sunday, April 29, 2007 Updating my basic article on online facilitation OK, what do you think should a) come out of this article, b) is missing and needs adding in, and c)needs to be better reframed for the current context. Facilitating Online Interaction Originally from: [link]. Last updated 4/07 From Websters: Facilitation Fa*cil`i*ta"tion, n.

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What do we mean by engagement online?

Nancy White

For me, it ranges from active participation in a group activity, to the subtle and often invisible internal engagement of listening, thinking, or taking and using what one hears from a group and applying it within or outside of that group.

Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Karin de Galan from the School for training has written in Dutch about training introverted participants. She finds it difficult that the introverted participants provide less response while they are happy with the content of the training.

2016 151

Next ICT-KM Social Media for Development Workshop

Nancy White

I’m really looking forward to facilitating it with Simone and Pete! If facilitates collaboration in the lab and in the field. Learn from participants of mixed professional and organizational backgrounds. Maximum Number of participants : 18.

Lessons from a Crazy MAFN Multi-Sensory Webinar

Full Circle Associates

For the last few years I’ve enjoyed presenting a 90 minute synchronous session for the Mid Atlantic Facilitators Network , or MAFN. Another year Any Lenzo, Nancy Settle-Murphy and I co-led a session about technology and facilitation (2015).

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4th Networked Learning Hot Seat is underway

Jenny Connected

Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld , Vivien Hodgson , and David McConnell are facilitating a week-long asynchronous discussion, Exploring the Theory, Pedagogy and Practice of Networked Learning. With such a heavy emphasis on interaction, collaboration and group work, this raises the ever difficult question of whether or not participation should be assessed and if so how.

2012 123

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. What are the benefits of participation? Use the test question “what is in it for me” from the perspective of the participants. Where might you find potential participants?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. What are the benefits of participation? Use the test question “what is in it for me” from the perspective of the participants. Where might you find potential participants?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. What are the benefits of participation? Use the test question “what is in it for me” from the perspective of the participants. Where might you find potential participants?

4th Networked Learning Hot Seat is underway

Jenny Connected

Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld , Vivien Hodgson , and David McConnell are facilitating a week-long asynchronous discussion, Exploring the Theory, Pedagogy and Practice of Networked Learning. With such a heavy emphasis on interaction, collaboration and group work, this raises the ever difficult question of whether or not participation should be assessed and if so how.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. What are the benefits of participation? Use the test question “what is in it for me” from the perspective of the participants. Where might you find potential participants?

Social Media in International Development Workshop

Nancy White

As a participant, you will: Obtain an understanding and appreciation of the role and value of social media. Learn from participants of mixed professional and organizational backgrounds. Number of participants: minimum 22,maximum 30.

MOOC #1: Plonked into PLENK

e-Moderation Station

And 4 facilitators. All of our online courses have a maximum of 15 or 16 participants – and that’s with 2 facilitators! How can online course instructors leverage PLEs for participants? What is a participant’s experience of a MOOC (well, my experience)?

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Social Media in International Development Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As a participant, you will: Obtain an understanding and appreciation of the role and value of social media. Learn from participants of mixed professional and organizational backgrounds.

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 2 – Learning Objectives & Assessment

Full Circle Associates

Disclaimer: I was an adviser to the project and my condition of participation was the ability to do this series of blog posts, because there is really useful knowledge to share, both within the colleague’s organization and more widely. Note : most of the course was asynchronous.

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One Month Anniversary on the New Job as Lead Social Business Enabler

Elsua

though, it’s more like let’s get down to business AND do some work on helping facilitate the adaption of fellow colleagues to both Social / Open Business.

2013 236

TIBCO Spotfire: Self-Service Enterprise Data Analysis with a Social Capabilities

Portals and KM

Lou said they are enabling the tool to facilitate global discussions with both synchronous and asynchronous capabilities. TIBCO Spotfire puts data analytics capabilities directly into the hands of the average business by bringing data discovery to a broader audience.

2012 176

What do we mean by engagement online? Reprise from 20019

Full Circle Associates

Tomorrow I’m doing a web meeting with a group of people who are designing, stewarding and facilitating globally distributed online communities of work, practice and information sharing. Vary the modality or media to accomodate different needs of participants.

2014 73

Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What is the Value of Participating in an Online Community? Courses Online Facilitation Course Online Community Hosting Course Chat & Live Event Hosting Course Facilitating and Hosting a Virtual Community Facilitation Facilitating and Hosting a Virtual Community Some Considerations for Facilitating Online Interaction FaciliTips – Quick tips on online facilitation. Online and Offline Facilitation: What is the Difference?

Lifecycle of Emergence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Networks tend to have fluid membership; people move in and out of them based on how much they personally benefit from participating. We design and facilitate community gatherings.

The Riddle of Online Resonance (first installment)

Jenny Connected

What is novel and unique about this is not only the range of promising, powerful affordances of resonance in the online environment (see section 5) such as facilitation of learning connections, stimulation of unexpected ideas and filtering out of essential aspects, to name a few, but also the complex, baffling process of igniting the resonance effect, which can hardly be predicted but can be clearly identified when it has happened. 2010) The Ideals and Reality of Participating in a MOOC.

2010 136

The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:09 am under community indicators , events , facilitation , online facilitation , online interaction There is a very interesting conversation buzzing around in various locations online about how to do World Cafes online.

2008 130

The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:09 am under community indicators , events , facilitation , online facilitation , online interaction There is a very interesting conversation buzzing around in various locations online about how to do World Cafes online.

2008 130

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It’s about always looking for value through more participation–always value more “posts,&# always value more “friends,&# etc. I also think there’s something in here about synchronous versus asynchronous communication in the type of community interactions.

2008 130

News Updates (July 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

So what can we do when we find ourselves, or those we’re facilitating, participating in a ‘what happened?’ Holger is leading a one-day workshop on facilitating virtual collaboration in Oxford in September. Besides real-time events, the demand for facilitation of asynchronous processes of organizational development is high. Don't "Drive" Adoption. Paula argues that adoption of Enterprise 2.0 tools can't be "driven".

2009 89

Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of personal value to the employee as a way to encourage participation and contributions is key - the idea that employees will participate and contribute "for the good of the company" is an altruistic view. Thumbs-up: The idea of seamless participation gets to user experience as well as platform and digital environment, Final Score: 7 Thumbs-up and 4 Thumbs-down. platform should include participation services for social real-time conversations (e.g.,

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Delicious/choconancy/community

It’s about always looking for value through more participation–always value more “posts,&# always value more “friends,&# etc. Quality-oriented community is only looking for value through meaningful (and, almost by definition, less) participation–only value real “posts,&# only value real “friends.&# # Nancy White on 11 Jul 2008 at 7:22 pm Jay, thanks for bringing up the “Q&# words – quality and quantity.

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Experiences with Online Conferencing (part 1)

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Experiences with High Speed Conferencing This online preparation meeting was with eight participants, some of them knew each other quite well, others were joining the group for the first time. The time had been set in advance, participants had been announced. As a facilitator, try to be online 10 minutes earlier and have all skype addresses in advance, so that you can easily add everyone to the chatspace. A larger group requires much more structure and facilitation.

2006 35

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

Groupware, of which the most notorious example is SharePoint, was designed to facilitate 'communities of practice' (CoPs). She had the previous draft on her computer and was making changes as they were discussed by the other participants. BLOG A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0