Episode 7: Workshops 101
Do you want to learn about teaching a workshop? Then this episode is for you. Find out if you are ready, what it takes, and the things you can do to be successful.
[00:01 :02] Ben and Chris talk about their workshops they are doing. Ben expands on how he got into teaching workshops. Did Ben really say teaching workshops is easier than speaking? Chris voices his opinion too.
[00:06 :22] Ari asks Ben and Chris how they come up with content and how do they know it’s good content.
[00:13 :10] Ari and Elizabeth want to know what mistakes the guys have made and what things have they learned from them. And yes, they have made a few.
[00:20 :32] Chris talks about using slides.com for workshops and how it helps.
[00:25 :06] Elizabeth asks in running a workshop what are some formats the guys could suggest using for obtaining feedback on workshops.
[00:31 :05] Chris discusses his four different persona’s that he created for his workshops.
[00:44 :45] Ben talks about how he handled transitions from doing workshops to doing a bigger venue like a conference and how he handled it.
[00:49 :18] Krystal Campioni was mentioned about her talk at a workshop on animating with Vue.
Picks of the week:
[00:52 :26] Ben has 2 picks: Beat Saver (music packs) and an IPAD App called Shadow Draw.
[00:53 :31] Ari’s pick is a Netflix show called, “The End of the F*ing World.”
[00:54 :12] Chris has 2 picks: Beat Saver and Beast Saber. BennyDaBeast is best mapper and Great Yazer. His second pick is a game called, “Turing Tumble.”
[00:56 :44] Elizabeth’s pick is an energizing article at github repo called, “Things you can do with a browser in 2020._”