Enjoyed this session although they unfortunately had the day’s first technical difficulties. I don’t spend a great deal of time in design of VILT so this was of limited interest. I liked their notion of giving a tour of the technology, as Anthony Allen did earlier in the day. Useful nuggets from Georgianna Marie, the GMarie Group:
- Assign learners into small groups ahead of time
- Conduct small group activities within these groups
- Mix up the activities (don’t rely solely on polling)
- Mix up the timing of activities and interactions
Cool tool on the presenters website: asking effective questions, a Flash-based tool using Bloom’s taxonomy to improve questioning. Worth a look.
I was also randomly called upon, first time ever in a VILT session. Behavior change on my part was to pay close attention.