Remember the power point glory days? You know, the time when you could give a super boring bullet-point filled presentation and not lose 99% of your audience. The web’s not like that. I mean, it’s really really not like that. Even some awesome 5 minute slide driven presentations don’t work well on the web. We […]
Matt Keene, internationally famous coordinator of the Environmental Evaluators Network, is this week’s American Evaluation Association Thought Leader. He’s leading a discussion on this question: How does evaluation fit into the story of civilization? To help get things going Matt took a creative approach and put together a children’s book titled Missing the Fruit for […]
How often do you find yourself participating in a webinar where the presenter drones on for an hour then finishes with no time for questions? You start to wonder, why not just record the thing and let the audience decide when they want to watch? Oh, that’s right, because if the recording is just a […]
My Ignite talk from last November’s AEA conference is now up on the Ignite website! I’m embedding it here if you’re interested. It’s only 5 mins so not much of a time commitment. Also, speaking of blogging. AEA365’s series on Evaluators who blog continues this week.
I was home alone last night, my wife and daughter are off visiting family. To pass the time I ended up watching a string of TED talks. All were solid, but this one by Sugata Mitra was my favorite. Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers […]
When was the last time that you watched something on TV that really moved you? I saw this talk by Ed Gavagan on The Moth yesterday. I found it so powerful that by the end I was on the verge of tears. Ultimately, it made me think about the ways in which the web changes […]