Designing and Facilitating Asynchronous Online Events

A Very General Checklist Nancy White, Full Circle Associates (http://www.fullcirc.com) Last Updated 03/15 Online events, be they synchronous or asynchronous, can provide a moment in time for focus. When groups are dispersed in any sense, things can fragment and diffuse until, poof, there is nothing left. Migrating groups to online space can also be a “lost … Continue reading Designing and Facilitating Asynchronous Online Events

Why chat streams are critical to live events

AK nails it! Last week I was a virtual attendee at the annual Sloan-C conference. It was fun and educational enough to spend 3 days watching live streamed sessions, and a saturday catching up on some recorded ones. The recorded ones are not as fun since you dont have the twitter stream going :- via … Continue reading Why chat streams are critical to live events

Synchronous Scheduling Trips in Larger Distributed Groups

Updated December 2003 by Jonathan Finkelstein Executive Producer, LearningTimes.org, http://www.learningtimes.org Founder. The LearningTimes Network, http://www.learningtimes.net Setting a date for a real-time, online event with a large group can result in a mammoth collection of emails in a somewhat tedious exchange of calendar availabilities. We saw this when the over 1000 member Onlinefacilitation Yahoo group tried … Continue reading Synchronous Scheduling Trips in Larger Distributed Groups

Online Event Assessment & Planner

This assessment document is to help you determine the scope of your project and to provide you with enough details to design or get someone to help you design and run online events. This planner is relevant to both synchronous and asynchronous (or blended) online events. (Previous edition at http://www.fullcirc.com/community/onlineeventplanner.htm ) Event Content & Nature What is the … Continue reading Online Event Assessment & Planner

Raising the Bar on Online Event Practices

Alan Levine wrote a deliciously provocative post on last month that I’ve been meaning to comment upon, Five Ways to Run a Deadly Online Seminar . When I read it, my head was bobbing in agreement and recommendations. Alan shares 5 deadly things. I’d like to re-frame and talk about the skills we should be … Continue reading Raising the Bar on Online Event Practices