Learning

How to get greater impact from your events

Have you ever been to a training course and become all excited about putting some new strategies into place, only to find that a few weeks later you are back in the same routine and have not really changed anything you thought you would? This is a common story, so today we’re exploring this issue and what actually helps an event make an impact.  Robert Brinkerhoff, an American professor… Read more »How to get greater impact from your events

Use prequestions and boost the learning from your videos

What’s one thing you could do to boost the learning from your short videos? Seriously, stop for a moment and think about it. What could you do if you wanted the viewers of your videos to better remember your content? There’s been a huge increase in the use of short videos for getting our extension messages across to our target audiences. Most people prefer to watch short videos, especially… Read more »Use prequestions and boost the learning from your videos

Five sure-fire ways to improve learning

In this episode we’re going to explore learning and dig into what the evidence-based research tells us about what helps us learn new concepts. As we were developing this episode, we were initially thinking about those people who attend our workshops or forums. But much of this material is applicable if you are doing some part-time study or if you have children or friends doing more formal study at school… Read more »Five sure-fire ways to improve learning

Creating enduring change using peer-to-peer learning

Today we’re going to explore one of the most effective ways of creating enduring change in farming communities: peer-to-peer learning! This is a way of working as enablers of change that can really build capacity and capability.  Denise is currently involved in a large peer-to-peer project so she started thinking about this. It’s often hard to know where to start because peer-to-peer learning seems like it should be super-complicated and… Read more »Creating enduring change using peer-to-peer learning

Flip your learning and achieve greater impact

In this blog post we’re going to give you a brief overview of flipped learning, showing you how it might be an effective approach to use as enablers of change! Flipped learning, or the flipped classroom as it’s known in education circles, has only been around for a few years, but is getting a lot of traction. In fact the University of Adelaide has announced it is phasing out traditional… Read more »Flip your learning and achieve greater impact