Bonsall, Matlock, Derbyshire

Job role

Learning Technologies Business Partner


Virgin Media

About me:

Consult with the Virgin Media business to facilitate informal and collaborative learning strategies.

Size of organisation (employees)


Areas of professional interest

Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Knowledge management, Gaming and simulations for learning, Measurement methods and technologies, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Virtual classrooms, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning



Casson McRae left a comment on Assessment
"Hi Antonella, I'd agree. Why not get a call to action out there to kick things off again?"
Dec 22, 2015
Casson McRae replied to Paul David Jagger's discussion Learning 2.0 in the Enterprise - 8% say "Come on in, the water's fine" in Social Learning Group
"Hi David
Good look with your research project. I'll drop in and fill out your survey. Regarding point 2 above maybe these respondents use Yammer which is accessible outside firewalls but (in general) communities are limited to members with the same…"
Jul 13, 2012
Casson McRae left a comment for Richie Hewitt
"Hi Richie

I'm glad you enjoyed the session. You contributed a lot to it. Thanks. I've posted the outputs from the session in the group area and also set up a twitter hashtag - #lsgContentDev so we can all continue to contribute i our own ways and…"
Jun 21, 2010
Casson McRae left a comment on Content creation within organisations
"Hi everyone

I have just started tweeting and I am going to use a twitter hashtag with reference to the content development session and ongoing activity of #lsgContentDev

Although I will be posting more 'formal' questions, like the rest of us I…"
Jun 11, 2010
Casson McRae left a comment on Content creation within organisations
"I'd like to say a big thankyou to everyone who came to the content development session, including those whose stay was shorter than expected! I got a lot out of it and I hope you did too.

To share our experiences and to generate a lot of areas for…"
Jun 9, 2010
Casson McRae left a comment for Ed
"Hi Ed

Like you it's been crazy here too. I'm facilitating a session at the LT conference next month on content creation. It's be good if you could come along and add to the discussion.

It's be good to see you.

May 13, 2010
Casson McRae left a comment for Ed
"Hi Ed

It's Casson from Boots, we've met a few times now at the conferences. I wanted to speak to you about a supplier you are using that we may want to use.

Would it be possible to give you a call?"
Aug 14, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment for Nige Howarth
"Hi Nige

I wanted to say thanks for facilitating the session I was part of at the LT follow up day. You really helped calm my nerves! I wanted to speak to you also about a possible award entry my team are doing. Is there any chance we could have a…"
Jul 9, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment on eLearning Developers forum
"Rob, if you also look at the group content creation within organisations a number of users, including myself have detailed what tools we use.

In my organisation we use Content Point by Atlantic Link to author (i.e put together the constituent parts…"
Jul 2, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment on Assessment
"Great conversation! I wanted to pick up on a couple of points too that resonate. We are currently having an issue with setting timelines to complete training, if we have more people being pushed to do it then we have less people on the shop floor…"
Jun 25, 2009
Casson McRae replied to Mike Collins's discussion How to create engaging and innovative e-learning internally in Content creation within organisations
"Hi Mike

Great post and one that a lot of us have to struggle with. Also Tom Kuhlmann is good to read as he demystifies the world of design in many ways, most of them positive.

Our organisation has recently taken eLearning production in house but…"
May 15, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment for Gareth Wellings
"Hi Gareth

I was in your session and asked about the structure and skills within you internal teams. Unfortunately you weren't able to give an answer, however I'd still love to know and share how we are doing things. I have set up a group entitled…"
Feb 5, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment on Assessment
"Hi all

Phil, I really should have said that when they get back to the shop floor I want them to use the knowledge they have gained to deliver the expert customer care that my organisation is known for!

If I then lead from Phil's 1st comment and…"
Jan 26, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment on Assessment
"yes I am Barry, in the fast moving retail environment our learners work in, as soon as they get back onto the shop floor they may have to use some of the knowledge gained to help out their customers.

I also use e-assessment within the module in a…"
Jan 23, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment on Assessment
"I am mainly interested in assessments within a piece of eLearning content, using them to 'test to teach' as well as a method of checking understanding at the end of a course. What I am trying to measure at this point is the effective delivery of the…"
Jan 23, 2009
Casson McRae left a comment for Barry Sampson
"Hi Barry, great idea, well the pint anyway! Are you going to the drinks party in the evening?

Do you fancy putting a comment into my groups? I'm sure you would have something to say about assessments or content creation within organisations.…"
Jan 23, 2009