Resilience – eLearning

The training examples shown are part of a suite of online learning designed to enhance and enable resilience in organisations. The case studies are based on a true story. On the 20th. February 2010 the Madeira Archipelago was subjected to a category one hurricane which killed 47 people and injured 200, with many more still unaccounted for. The training uses the storm case study to explore and develop a robust framework enabling critical infrastructure to respond to such a catastrophic event. […]

Xerox Technology

Xerox Technology Xerox Online Service Training With the recent separation of functions within Xerox into two separate businesses, Xerox Technology emerged as the core manufacturing base for office printers. Releasing 20+ new products in 12 months threw up a number of challenges. Not least of which included the documentation and service training for multiple audiences worldwide. Completing all of the instructional design, content development, design and production of the Learning service training modules was a huge challenge. Utilising the full range of […]

Recent Project

A Recent project – Large International architectural practices such as ARUP spend huge sums of money, time, and resources bidding for multiple projects across the world. It is not unusual for 30% of company turnover to be taken up bidding on projects the practice does not ultimately win. The time and money spent can be seen as a waste especially if the working practices used during the bidding process are neither appropriate or successful. The E-Learning needed to address the […]

Free Print Give-Away

This month over at davidtphotography.com we are having a Free Print Give-Away. We are giving away two fine art photography prints free to two lucky collectors with the approximate value of £195 each. To be in with a chance of winning one of these two beautiful signed limited edition prints go to www.davidtphotography.com and sign up for the newsletter. If you have a particular image you would like to receive as a winner, add the title in the comment box below […]

Pedagogy continued

Pedagogy continued

Pedagogy continued – Online learning, by it’s very nature has very little human involvement at the point of delivery. The student has often no one to ask questions of, making the course structure hugely important. An online student can’t afford to misunderstand what is being asked of them. Doubt creates stress which isn’t conducive to learning, therefore, current student knowledge needs to be established before a starting point can be ascertained A Training Needs Analysis (TNA) establishes both a starting […]

What is Pedagogy?

What is Pedagogy

What is Pedagogy? – You might well ask, pedagogy means different things to different people and is often used as a generic term. It’s a term increasingly used by teachers, academics, and eLearning professionals to describe how they do what they do The word originates from ancient Greek. Plato talks about pedagogues as ‘men who by age and experience are qualified to serve as both leaders and custodians’ of children. The Greeks, instead of sending the educated captives from their various wars to […]

Can you teach photography?

Can you teach photography

Can you teach photography? Are all of those students up and down the country just wasting years of their lives on degree courses studying for jobs that don’t exist? In my opinion, the answer is yes, and mostly, although not completely, as you can go into related fields such as working one of the many photo libraries. Which is fine unless you think as I do that photo libraries are responsible for the death of photographic creativity and consequently the dearth […]

Creative industry getting involved

fine art photography by davidt

The creative and especially the fashion industry takes a step forward with a program of courses aimed at new people getting started in their chosen discipline. Nick Knight is the leading fashion photographer of his generation and one of the very best in the business so a great opportunity for anyone interested www.mastered.com

What is fine art photography

What is fine art photography? To put it another way, when does fine art photography become fine art photography? Who decides what is and what is not. Jonathan Jones wrote recently in the Guardian newspaper: Photography is not an art. It is a technology. We have no excuse to ignore this obvious fact in the age of digital cameras when the most beguiling high-definition images and effects are available to millions. My iPad can take panoramic views that are gorgeous to look […]

Cycling Photography

Cycling Photography Ever wondered how many cameras and lens get dropped and smashed during your average day shooting a bike race from the back of a speeding motorcycle? It’s notoriously difficult to take pictures of cycling, anyone who’s tried to photograph the Tour of Britain or the Tour de France will know the top of your equipment list will read; Press Pass Helicopter Motorcycle complete with driver Nerves of steel If you are like the rest of us, standing by the […]