Photo Jolts! Learn and Teach with Photographs
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Photo Jolts! Learn and Teach with Photographs

Glenn Hughes demonstrates how to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation with photo-based activities.
4.5 (2 ratings)
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Created by Glenn Hughes
Last updated 1/2014
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Eight easy-to-run activities that increase clarity, creativity, and conversation
  • A quiz to check your understanding of key concepts
  • Direct response to your questions from author Glenn Hughes
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Requirements
  • Nothing is required for this course
Description

In this course, award-winning author, trainer, facilitator, and photographer Glenn Hughes shows you how to increase clarity, creativity, and conversation - for individuals and teams - through the use of photo-based activities.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

- Define a Photo Jolt.

- Define six reasons to use a Photo Jolt.

- Choose appropriate images for a Photo Jolt activity.

- Identify the factors that determine an effective Photo Jolt activity.

- Reflect on the past and current status of a situation, and define a desired future, using the A Christmas Carol activity.

- Test and develop emotional intelligence and emotional vocabulary, using the Emotional Rescue activity.

- Generate innovative ideas and understand various perspectives, using the User Experience activity.

- Test and improve creativity by establishing relationships, using the Black Sheep activity.

- Test and improve observation and memory skills, using the Visual Memory activity.

- Discover the power of perspective and alternate viewpoints, using the Optimist/Pessimist activity.

- Develop creativity, storytelling, and improvisational skills, using the And Then... activity.

Who is the target audience?
  • Trainers
  • Teachers
  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Parents
  • Anyone wanting to increase clarity, creativity, and conversations in themselves or others
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 26 Lectures Collapse All 26 Lectures 01:45:57
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Welcome to Photo Jolts!
1 Lecture 01:20
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An Introduction to Photo Facilitation
5 Lectures 11:01

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "What are Photo Jolts?"

Preview 02:28

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) explains:

- What Photo Jolts! are
- Why you should use Photo Jolts!
- Where to source photo cards
- How to run a Photo Jolts! activity
- Additional tips and tricks

An Introduction to Photo Jolts
21 pages

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "Why use Photo Jolts?"

Why use Photo Jolts?
03:07

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "How do I run a Photo Jolt?"

How do I run a Photo Jolt?
02:51

In this video, author Glenn Hughes answers the question, "Which Photo Jolts?"

Which Photo Jolts?
02:35

Photo Jolts Review
10 questions
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Photo Jolts Exercises
9 Lectures 34:02

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) shows how to run "A Thousand Words", the most common Photo Jolts! activity.

You will see examples of this activity in Section 4 and Section 4.

This excerpt includes:

- A step-by-step script
- Customizable variations
- A sample of the activity
- Debrief questions
- Set-up instructions and additional tips

Photo Jolts 02: A Thousand Words
13 pages

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate A Christmas Carol from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to reflect on the past and current status of their situation and then determine how they would like the future to look.

Photo Jolt 04: A Christmas Carol
03:55

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Emotional Rescue from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to test their emotional vocabulary and emotional intelligence.

Photo Jolts 07: Emotional Rescue
06:21

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate User Experience from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to look at a current challenge through the eyes of random users.

Photo Jolt 08: User Experience
04:51

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Black Sheep from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to create relationships between random dealt card. It tests observation skills, creativity, and the ability to identify relationships.

Photo Jolt 12: Black Sheep
05:19

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Visual Memory from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to memorize photos and quiz each other on the contents. The activities tests memorization, observation, and critical thinking skills.

Photo Jolt 15: Visual Memory
04:01

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate Optimist & Pessimist from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to see both sides of a situation. It challenges perspective and creativity.

Photo Jolt 36: Optimist & Pessimist
05:01

In this video, authors Glenn Hughes and Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan demonstrate And Then... from their book Photo Jolts! This activity asks participants to improvise a collaborative story, based on randomly dealt images. The activity tests creativity, improvisation, storytelling, and teamwork.

Photo Jolt 40: And Then
04:34

This excerpt from Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation (Winner of the International Society of Performance Improvement's 2014 Award of Excellence) includes:

- The table of contents showing all 51 Photo Jolts! activities. The 51 activities include over 300 variations
- The cross-referenced table of topics that can be facilitated using Photo Jolts!

More Exercises
13 pages
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Photo Jolts Examples: Appreciation
1 Lecture 01:10

Watch as Nancy Duarte - author of slide:ology and Resonate - and Garr Reynolds - author of Presentation Zen - use Photo Jolts! to describe what they appreciate about each other.

Nancy Duarte and Garr Reynolds Get Photo Jolted!
01:10
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Photo Jolts Examples: Explaining Performance Improvement
3 Lectures 01:52

Watch as Fort Hill Company's Michael Papay uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

Michael Papay explains Performance Improvement with Photo Jolts!
00:45

Watch as Fort Hill Company's Dave Timby uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

Dave Timby explains Performance Improvement with Photo Jolts!
00:21

Watch as Emily Blunt uses Photo Jolts! to describe Performance Improvement at ISPI 2013 in Reno, Nevada.

Emily Blunt explains Performance Improvement with Photo Jolts!
00:46
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Photo Jolts Examples: Author Interviews
5 Lectures 05:01

Watch as Ed Muzio - author of Make Work Great - uses Photo Jolts! to describe his work.

Author Ed Muzio explains "Make Work Great" with Photo Jolts!
01:01

Watch as Robert H. Thompson - author of The Offsite: A Leadership Challenge Fable - uses Photo Jolts! to describe leadership.

Author Robert H. Thompson explains Leadership with Photo Jolts
01:00

Watch as Dan Madison - author of Process Mapping, Process Improvement, and Process Management - uses Photo Jolts! to describe Process Mapping.

Author Dan Madison explains Process Mapping with Photo Jolts
01:20

Watch as Rick Gilbert - author of Speaking Up - uses Photo Jolts! to describe the art of delivering executive presentations.

Author Rick Gilbert explains "Speaking Up" with Photo Jolts!
01:11

Watch as interactive learning guru Thiagi - author of Jolts! - uses Photo Jolts! to describe learning at ASTD 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

Author Thiagi explains Learning with Photo Jolts!
00:29
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:27
Conclusion
01:03

Links to more Photo Jolts! Information
00:24
About the Instructor
Glenn Hughes
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156 Students
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Award-winning Author, Facilitator, Trainer, & Photographer

Glenn Hughes is an award-winning author, photographer, trainer, and facilitator.

As Senior Director of Learning & Development at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, Glenn oversees KLA-Tencor's Corporate Learning Center (CLC).

KLA-Tencor was recognized in 2008 as a charter member of TRAINING Magazine's "Training Top 10 Hall of Fame" after placing in the world's Top 10 Training Organizations for 5 consecutive years.

Glenn is also the founder of SMART as Hell, a company that helps individuals and organizations 'change their world one goal at a time'. SMART as Hell researches and shares tools and best practices in goal writing and achievement - including the groundbreaking "SMARTometer", a tool for measuring the effectiveness of goals.

While living in Asia for more than 10 years, Glenn worked with many of the largest electronics companies in the world while managing multi-million dollar operations in China, Singapore, and Japan.

Glenn holds a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Training and a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. His instruction design credits include:

  • Duarte Design's "slide:ology" workshop
  • Group Harmonics' "Make Work Great" workshop
  • Power Speaking's "Speaking Up" workshop and web-based training
  • Robert Thompson's "The Offsite: A Leadership Simulation"
  • The Thiagi Group's "Practical Advice Cards" series

Glenn is co-Author of "Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation".

Recognition:

  • The International Association of Facilitator's Facilitation Impact Award: Glenn received two 2013 Facilitation Impact Awards from the International Association of Facilitators, recognizing the world-class results that he and his clients have achieved.
  • ISPI's 2014 Award of Excellence: Outstanding Human Performance Communication: for "Photo Jolts! Image-based Activities that Increase Clarity, Creativity, and Conversation".

Glenn is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as:

  • ASTD (the American Society for Training and Development)
  • ISPI (the International Society for Performance Improvement)
  • Lakewood's TRAINING Conferences
  • IAF (the International Association of Facilitators)
  • NASAGA (the North American Simulation and Game Association)
  • Fort Hill's Learning Transfer Conference