Tool: Six Thinking Hats (ideation and feedback)

Six Thinking Hats method was given to us by the (as I call him, at least) father of lateral/creative thinking, a Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, inventor, and consultant Edward de Bono. If you read my blog or follow my love for design thinking, you would...

Tool: Eisenhower Matrix (prioritization)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a General in the US Army, then Allied Forces Supreme Commander during World War II, and later the 34th President of the United States (1953–61, serving two consecutive terms), is the namesake of the priority matrix that can help you...

6 Adult Learning Principles by M. Knowles

Andragogy, meaning methods and principles used in adult education, has been around for over 100 years. Firstly coined by a German educator Alexander Kapp in 1833, it was extensively studied and popularized by an American educator Malcolm Knowles in the 1970s, and he...

How to set up an eLearning team (in a nutshell)

Note: This posts is a supporting reading piece/summary of my session titled “Great eLearning team – a force to be reckoned with” that is part of an asynchronous conference organized by Professional Development 4 Instructional Designers. The event is...

Tool: Disney Brainstorming Method

When things fail – don’t fret, don’t throw your sketchbook away! Follow Walt Disney and switch your creativity! Instead, look at your idea/plan from three different perspectives: firstly generate new ideas from an innovative and creative perspective...