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After Thoughts

  1. 1. Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  2. 2. Understanding the audience – who  attends these workshops?  Support further investigations of situations that arise in a workshop setting (examples)  Case studies shared across brands  Tools for further understanding of the materials  Social – collaboration with people in the industry and of similar backgrounds. Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  3. 3. After Thoughts is to inspire and complement learning after a face to face workshop. It is to connect the learners and have a forum to share their thoughts….after the workshop ends. Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  4. 4. Audience Analysis Learning Options Constraints Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  5. 5. Audience Who is the audience? Face to face workshop to be held regionally. All of the workshops for the example are one day, off site and include a variety of learners. The hospitality industry has a very diverse population of employees as well as the educational level, age, and background. There are several different workshops in which would benefit from a web 2.0 collaboration after the face to face workshop. For this example I will highlight the following examples: Strategic Management – For the Management Team Skills Workshop – Leadership Skills Workshop – Building High Performance Teams Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  6. 6. Learning Learning by Doing   Learning by Experience  Learning by Example  Learning by Storytelling Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  7. 7. Options Different strokes for different folks….different learners different styles Allowing different techniques in the workshop, then spark collaboration in the web 2.0 environment. Pique interest for further learning by offering tools Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  8. 8. Environment Learner Constraints No computer at work Not motivated to learn   area Only at the face to  No time for extra  face workshop for the activities “credit” The work area is not  Information is too hard  suitable for the social or easy networking to occur Does not fit in with the Not allowed to sign up   peer group at the for a “social network” face to face workshop at work Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  9. 9. Web 2.0 Tools Approach Interactive(ity) Design Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  10. 10. Web 2.0 Tools Designing the “After Thoughts” for  motivation and learning continuance  Assign as an “assignment” for follow up within a week  Select learners that will take the position of “leadership” at their hotel and follow up Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  11. 11. Approach Online Social Network   Supplemental Materials available  Slideshare  Threads for discussion  Case Studies  Podcasting  Digital Stories Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  12. 12. Interactive(ity) Allow for ease into the Site   Diverse age group – appeal to all generations  Collaboration in a trusting environment  Constructivist base (continuous change) Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  13. 13. Social Podcasting on Networking – topics RSS Feeds from Slideshare for appropriate Presentations blogs Collaboration through forums Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  14. 14. NING is the choice for the web 2.0 tools Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  15. 15. Set up one site for each workshop topic   Invitation to the site after the workshop  Facilitator to monitor the room and maintain the current knowledge Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  16. 16. Natural timeframe for learners to be  attracted to the site – 1-2 weeks after the workshop  Allow for feedback through the Intercontinental Hotels Group training web-site  Feedback then is directly to the facilitator of the site and changes are made as needed Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009
  17. 17. Ali Green, OLIT593 Spring 2009