Author Archives: Nina F Collins

About Nina F Collins

Educator with an interest in adult learning, the workplace and advanced learning technologies.

Finding stuff online

One of the things professional bodies do is provide resources to help their members do their jobs better. And many professional bodies produce fantastic resources, but then get frustrated because they are not used by their members. But having had … Continue reading

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Conversations online

You are a tutor on an online course for working professionals. The course includes forums, and your responsibilities include facilitating the conversations on these forums. How do you get learners conversing online? How could learners have better quality conversations? These … Continue reading

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Conference flash mob

A business conference. It’s the first day. The conference hall is packed with delegates dressed in business suits. They are seated, waiting for the speeches to begin. The first speaker is introduced. She walks to the centre of the stage. … Continue reading

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On conversation

Last month I attended a workshop facilitated by the excellent Roman Krznaric at the School of Life. The workshop was about conversations and conversing; and I had enrolled on it because I was dissatisfied with my conversational skills. The workshop … Continue reading

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