Engaging Beyond Words: using visuals for understanding & learning

Friday, June 2, 2023, 9-4 PDT
HYBRID – join in person and online (you choose!)
$499 + GST (5%)
Engaging Beyond Words: using visuals for understanding & learning

This full day session explores a range of visuals methods to increase engagement, understanding, and retain learning. Educational researchers suggest that approximately 83% of human learning occurs visually – a fact we need to consider when sharing information and engaging groups.

If you want to improve your presentations, reports, teaching, facilitating, designing engagement or any activity where you could use a boost to explain and share information with people, this training is for you. The ideas and concepts are transferrable to a variety of contexts.

The day will run through visual vocabulary and basics, organization of ideas visually, case clinics to address real life scenarios, as well as facilitation techniques that you can practice immediately. Expect to have fun, explore your creativity and leave with lots of inspiration to add visuals into your work.

The Details

Your Facilitation Team

Michelle Laurie

Facilitator /Trainer in person (and online!)

Michelle is a life-long learner of meaningful engagement and participatory process. She has been learning about (and preaching) the virtues of engaging groups with visuals for the past 15 years! Having designed and facilitated hundreds of workshops, this NEW workshop pulls together ideas gained from real experiences supporting clients in their quest to engage community, employees, partnerships, students, and the public as well as 10 years of delivering graphic facilitation workshops.

Lisa Gates

The bridge from in- person to online

Lisa is a professional graphic recorder, illustrator and educator. She is skilled with video, camera and sound. She will be bridging the in-room (Roomies) and online (Zoomies) experience using a range of technology and facilitation techniques.

Amanda Fenton

Hybrid Zoom tech host

Amanda brings extensive experience to help create participatory hybrid experiences that have thoughtful and immersive engagement for both Roomies (those joining in-person) and Zoomies (those joining via Zoom). Using a mix of in-room cameras, projectors, microphones, as well as online and in-person collaboration tools, she will be working to weave and connect Roomies and Zoomies together and make your learning + work visible to each other in real time.



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The workshop will be delivered in the Pacific Timezone (Vancouver, Seattle, Los Angeles).

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