Dynamic Panel with Intentionally Empty Stool

A Dynamic PanelTM at Learning • Technology • Design 2016 (with a fourth stool empty by design)

Tagoras exists to help organizations in the businesses of lifelong learning and is in the lifelong learning business itself. So,  we’re running a three-part series that unpacks a few of the ways we’ve rethought typical learning formats at Tagoras events. (Read the first post, about Curated Connections TM, on the Tagoras blog.)

In each part of the series, I share why we used the approach and explain the how of each, to make it as easy as possible for you to try them out, whether as is or with some tweaks of your own.

The focus of this post is a format that plays with the traditional panel, and we used the format at the Learning • Technology • Design (LTD) conference in the spring of 2016. That inaugural LTD was a two-day, placed-based event with around 100 attendees, but this panel approach could be modified to work in different contexts—online, with fewer or more attendees, etc. (We converted Learning • Technology • Design to an online experience, and we’ll next hold LTD in February 2018, as an extended virtual conference, with sessions spread throughout the month.)

If your organization offers learning events (or wants to start), read on for the second of three ideas to try: Dynamic PanelsTM.

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LTD 2018 Banner

Ready to take your learning business into the future? Join us at LTD 2018 the learning event designed specifically for professionals in the business of lifelong learning.

At Tagoras, we have some great things on tap for 2018, and one of the big ones is the third Learning • Technology • Design (LTD) conference, which will take place throughout the month of February.

That’s right, throughout the month of February. You see, LTD 2018 is a virtual conference, and we are taking advantage of the medium to design an event that is much more geared to how people really learn than the average conference.

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Tagoras exists to help organizations in the businesses of lifelong learning—and we’re in that business too. This post is the first in a three-part series that unpacks a few of the ways we’ve rethought typical learning formats at our Leading Learning Symposium and Learning • Technology • Design (which will next be held in February […]

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It’s been five years since we last reached out to colleagues at organizations, learning technology companies, and consulting firms across the association sector to gather their perspectives on what challenges and opportunities learning businesses will encounter in the coming year.  So, we thought it was past time to find out how much as changed – […]

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Capacity and leadership are two of the five domains around which we built the Learning Business Maturity Model. In our experience, capacity—the human resources and technology that can be put against devising and executing a strategy—is an area critical to the success of a learning and education business. In our experience too, capacity is an […]

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs), flipped classes, gamified learning, digital badges and microcredentials, and microlearning—we’ve been hearing about these buzzwords for years now. But are they stuck at buzzword status, or have they crossed over into bona fide trends among associations? That’s a question we explored in the Association Learning + Technology 2017 report, based […]

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When prospective learners land on your Web site, open your conference brochure, skim you latest e-mail, or pull your most recent seminar postcard out of the pile of mail on their desk, are they seeing words and images that grab their attention? Will their interest be sparked? Will their desire be fanned into flame? Will […]

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What do you get when you cross a lack of strategy with an absence of process and a failure to use data for decision-making? It’s no joke that what you get is a maturity gap—and the findings reported in Association Learning + Technology 2017 make it clear that just such a maturity gap exists for […]

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One of the areas we focus on in our periodic Association Learning + Technology report is which learning technology platforms trade and professional associations are using. In this post, we take a look at some of the most recent data around five platform categories: Webinar and Webcast platforms Learning management systems (LMSes) Private online community […]

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If your organization offers Webinars – and according to the Association Learning + Technology report, most membership organizations do – you probably realized long ago that you are far from alone. The Web is jam packed with Webinars, many of them free, and a lot of them of pretty low quality. Whether you are trying […]

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