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Mini-Course: From Monologue to Dialogue: How to Share Information to Engage and Delight your Audience

90.00

Would you like to find out how and when to share your knowledge in your guided tours, art discussions and educational programmes with art and objects?
Knowing if, when and how to add information is key to fostering understanding and engagement on a guided tour, art discussion or educational programme. But knowing what information to share, how to share it and when to share it is often tricky. And what happens when you add too much information? And how much is too much?
What role does information play in getting participants to engage with and understand with your programmes anyway?
The ‘From Monologue to Dialogue: How to Share Information to Engage and Delight your Audience’ mini-course is a 2 part recorded mini-course (2 x 90 minutes) for museum educators, guides and creatives.
If you want to keep people engaged throughout your programme you will need to master the art of knowing how and when (and if) to add information.

 

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Would you like to find out how and when to share your knowledge in your guided tours, art discussions and educational programmes with art and objects?
Knowing how to add information strategically and productively is key to fostering understanding and engagement on your programmes.
But knowing what information to share, how to share it and when to share it is often tricky – especially on interactive, discussion-based tours.
Sharing information that is engaging and memorable (without overloading your participants) is a great skill to master.
So, how do you make your information engaging and meaningful to your participants?
The ‘From Monologue to Dialogue: How to Share Information to Engage and Delight your Audience’ mini-course is a 2 part recorded mini-course (2 x 90 minutes) for museum educators, guides and creatives.
If you want to keep people engaged throughout your programme you will need to master the art of knowing how and when (and if) to add information. Make your knowledge work for you. Learn how to use information as a tool to create curiosity and engagement.
In this course you will:
  • Learn the differences between open and thematic discussions and get to know situations where open discussions & themed discussions work well
  • Learn how to move from monologues to dialogues and feel confident when sharing information
  • Discover my What? How? When? Framework for working out if, when and how you can share your knowledge or contextual information.
  • Understand how to use information as a tool. How does adding information change things? What happens when you add information at the beginning or in the middle or at the end or in a lecture? What’s the best way of adding information?
  • Learn best practices for making information meaningful and personal
  • Learn a variety of different techniques for sharing information throughout your programme
  • Consider how these techniques and strategies could be used in your own practice and environment.
  • Prepare your own art discussion with information using the What? How? When? Framework and the ‘rule of three’
My online courses are packed with practical advice and examples. They are interactive and hands-on. When you sign up for this mini-course, you’ll receive a link to the recording, the slides, my What? How? When? Framework helping you to use information strategically in your guided tours & educational programmes.
Allow 90 mins for each class and make sure that you have plenty of paper, pens and pencils to hand.