Curricula - Knowledge - Navigation

Overview of methods for training delivery

Classroom / residential learning
Web-based / e-learning
with new and social media
Lectures / presentations E-lectures in video or audio format

Massive Open Online Courses

Self-study in class to learn, reflect upon and apply knowledge and skills Assignments and quizzes to learn, reflect and apply knowledge and skills
Icebreakers and energizers such as Name Bingo Activities like miscomm-puter-unication, video messages and Time Machine [1]
Interactive group discussions and exchange for example World Café, Fish bowl Online discussion forum (guided by administrator or open)
Group work – problem-solving or teambuilding exercises for example on case studies, experience-sharing, project planning, future forecasting and scenario development Written group assignments, webinars for example like the virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre (OSOCC) of UN OCHA
Role plays and other ‘game-like’ tasks to learn / train group dynamics (team work, leadership), intercultural communication, test stress situations, co-creation spaces Written group assignments, webinars via audio, video and text for example virtual situation room for crisis management (military & civilian),
Simulations Virtual simulations
Art-based / creative methods like theatre, graphic facilitation, music, literature, dance and poetry Inter-active apps, quizzes with graphics, sounds, maps, video etc.
Reflection Exercises for example reflective interviewing, meditation, journaling, focus groups E-Tutorials
Evaluation like questionnaires, orally, graphical, (In / Out) tests and evaluations in hard copy Online Surveys

(In / Out) tests via surveys, questionnaires


The “coordinated combination of virtual offers and face-to-face modules for a longer term process of competence development” (Krewer & Uhlmann, 2015, p.21)