Virtual Sessions


The Virtual Session Design Canvas is for anyone who has attended the Virtual Session Design Lab, An Online Facilitator Coaching Session, or has read ‘Tips for Designing an Effective Workshop Session’. It assumes a familiarity with Malcolm S. Knowles Adult Learning Theories and ADIDS as a workshop format.  This canvas […]

The Virtual Session Design Canvas V 1.0


Since the start of the pandemic, I’ve run over one hundred virtual sessions, and dozens of virtual events, interacting with thousands of participants. Here are six things I’ve learned along the way. Three things I’ve learned about tech: Keep the tech simple. Only use the tools you need. For example, […]

Six things I’ve learned about virtual sessions


For use with The Virtual Session Design Canvas. Before the session Questions to ask of your participants About their comfortability with tech: What is your comfortability with online tools? What do you use most often? How is your internet connection – are you able to use video/have your camera on? […]

Our Virtual Session Support Materials



First weeknotes of 2021 (Don’t worry, you haven’t missed any!), and in case you missed our roundup of what happened in 2020, it’s here (spoiler alert – no airplane journeys). Here’s what I accomplished this week: Completed my 20th interview of data literacy practitioners working in the Red Cross Red […]

Weeknotes for January 29th, 2021


“I think we need to lose the parenthesis around Virtual” – I was getting some feedback from Colleagues on a new resource called The (Virtual) Session Design Canvas when Tin Geber threw that one out. I had started using the virtual with parenthesis last March when I shifted my first […]

Weeknotes for October 9th, 2020