People learn by watching others learn. With the Fishbowl learning format, participants learn by observing a coaching session.

Key Feature

You conduct a one-on-one coaching session in the middle of the room (the Fishbowl). Other participants observe and participate vicariously.

When to Use This Format

Use this format when:

  • Instructional content involves information, procedures, concepts, or principles.

  • Participants are capable of participating in a one-on-one coaching session without spectators distracting them.

  • You can conduct a coaching session without becoming selfconscious about several others observing you.

Sample Topics

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