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Hypnotist in the classroom? The power of a teacher’s words (Part 1)

A couple of years back, we helped a hypnotherapy school take their course into an online format. What really struck me when we were making this course were two huge core understandings that are sadly lacking from both teacher training and learning design, and that should be absolutely intrinsic to educational practice. In this post

Community Legal Education Ontario

Great project just wrapping up a learning platform and course design project with CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) and OLA (Ontario Library Association) working closely with our partners The Alina Group in Toronto. We used our Learnbase Video Workbooks within the WordPress LMS Learndash in the Social Learner Theme (by Boss) utilizing a social framework with

Quicklist: Ten learning activities with Learnbase Video Workbooks

Today our morning challenge was to give ourselves  5 minutes to come up with creative learner activities using the Learnbase Video Workbook…these were the first 10 11 creative learning techniques that popped into our heads! Notice   While watching role play simulation in the video, learners can check off items from check list of behaviours they notice. Pace 

Filming Q&A 9: Does it need to be scripted?

When we have a presenter who is not confident skilled in public speaking situations then a script and an autocue / teleprompter is required. And to be honest they help get the job done fast even when the presenter is a skilled public speaker. When presenters write scripts they can tend to be a little ‘written’

Filming Q&A 8: How do we frame the head?

This is key. For talking head situations, we make sure the top of the presenter’s head is very close to the top of the frame. Bigger hair can also be ‘cropped’ outside the frame. The tendency to frame the head vertically central can make the presenter look like they are too short to fit into