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Design thinking and learning: Learning experiences from a service design viewpoint, with Simon Goodrich

In this next podcast in series on design thinking and learning, we’re talking with Simon Goodrich from Portable Studios. It’s interesting to hear an outsider's viewpoint on learning systems such as learning management systems and his thoughts on more lightweight approaches to learning systems.

Design thinking and learning: Why is design thinking important to L&D, with Arun Pradhan

The first interview in the design thinking and learning podcast series is with Arun Pradhan, on why design thinking is important to L&D at the moment.

Employability skills for the future of work

In this episode you will learn from Paul Kearney about the importance of employability skills and how to develop them in your people. Paul has a deep, rich understanding of how people learn, and has been exploring how to develop these types of skills for close to 30 years.

3 ways to organise interactive content in eLearning

This is a follow-up blog post with more detailed content from our webinar on How to make your eLearning more interactive. There are three common ways to organise interactive content in an eLearning module.

How to link performance and learning, using gamification and microlearning

In this podcast you will hear about how GamEffective has linked workplace performance with learning, using microlearning and gamification.

How to design an eLearning scenario

Learning something new means doing a task or activity in a different way. It means making decisions in a different way. It’s not just knowing some facts. I’m sure for most of us there are things we ‘know’ but don’t actually put into action.

An interview with JD Dillon about continuous learning

In this interview, Robin talks with JD Dillon about continuous learning and how it links with personalised learning.

xAPI doesn't solve all your learning measurement problems

 

From doing our podcasts about xAPI and learning data I’ve realised that one of the great myths about xAPI is that it solves all your learning measurement problems.

Learning technologies for learning while working

A short guide to technologies that are part of a learning ecosystem.

Practice and feedback for deeper learning

Dr Patti Shank is a leader in evidence-based learning. We're excited about the release of her book Practice and feedback for deeper learning, and Patti is our guest on this episode of the Learning While Working podcast. Robin and Patti discuss the need for more research in L&D, the importance of practice and feedback for deeper learning, and the different between shallow learning and deep learning.