In late October I hosted a set of Webinars titled "Serious Gaming - The Next Frontier for Learning?". These were very interactive webinars, or as I called them, Socratic Webinars (hat tip to Humberto Schwab). All participants had to agree to the following rules: This is not a discussion: We are in the process of … Continue reading Serious Gaming, The Next Frontier for Learning?
Kars Alfrink of Hubbub invited me to come to a network lunch at the Dutch Game Garden in Utrecht last Wednesday. I hadn't been there before and was pleasantly surprised with the level of game-related development activity the directors Viktor Wijnen and Jan-Pieter van Seventer have managed to organize in a single building. More than … Continue reading Network Lunch at Dutch Game Garden
Recently I was asked a few questions by Traintool about using training softs skills online. Below the questions and answers (the original is here, the session was in Dutch which is available here): 1. To what extent to you believe soft skills can be trained online? “Believe” is probably the right verb for this question. … Continue reading 5 Questions from Traintool: Teaching Soft Skills Online
For the third year in row I attended the Online EDUCA in Berlin. This learning technology event is attended by more than 2000 people from over a hundred countries. The timing and the location of the event are ideal: it is a sweet train journey away from Amsterdam and the end of the year is … Continue reading So what did I learn at Online Educa 2010?
I have been involved in organizing a workshop on capability building in organizations hosted on my employer's premises (to be held on October 20th). We have tried to get together an interesting group of professionals who will think about the future state of capability building and how to get there. All participants have done a … Continue reading The Future State of Capability Building in Organizations: Inspirations