Improving your writing for learning

Improving your writing for learning

Writing is one area where we can have a great impact and make sure that the learning is inclusive for all. By refining how we write for learning experiences, it helps to reduce the cognitive load for the learner, makes the information easier to scan, helps make...
My experience of contributing to Communicator Magazine

My experience of contributing to Communicator Magazine

A few months ago I shared a blog post about having won the ISTC Communicator article of the year award, and in the latest issue, there is a bonus feature from me alongside my usual piece about eLearning. Here I discuss what winning this award meant to me....
Case study 1: Frontline: Changing Lives

Case study 1: Frontline: Changing Lives

Client: Frontline Location: London, UK What they do: They are a charity who recruit, train and support social workers through the delivery of a 2 year Masters level programme. My role: Writing/ Instructional design Storyline and Rise builds Graphic design Consultancy...
Online facilitation vs eLearning – what’s the difference?

Online facilitation vs eLearning – what’s the difference?

eLearning, online learning, online training, training and development, online teaching, online facilitation. These are all terms that in a roundabout way relate to the same thing, but there are (often subtle) differences. And misunderstandings. So it is no surprise...
5 things I learnt in creating my own course

5 things I learnt in creating my own course

Despite doing it every day for other people, creating my own course was a huge learning curve and a source of significant pressure. Here I condense some of my key learnings from going through this process and pointers for you so you can avoid some of the issues I...