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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.One of the challenges of eLearning is...

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. What xAPI actually does is provide a flexible way of recording activity that doesn’t just have to be in a learning management system.

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.

The 70:20:10 model and learning transfer

Learning transfer professional Emma Weber is our guest on this episode of the Learning While Working podcast. Emma talks about the need to focus on the whole of the 70:20:10 model, and why the '10' is too often overlooked.

Artificial intelligence and machine learning for L&D

If the work that humans do is complex and focused on skills that are harder to automate, for example interacting with people, creative and design thinking, then L&D needs to be more focused on developing skills in:

Designing learning dashboards

This episode is for learning professionals who are ready to dive deeper into their learning data. Robin speaks with Stewart Rogers from Lambda Solutions about framing your learning analytics with visual dashboards.

How to use interactive video for eLearning

 The growth of video eLearning keeps on accelerating. Using video in your learning experiences provides a more immersive experience and gives your learners more context than is possible with just text and images. Video is also becoming easier, faster and cheaper to produce and edit, and bandwidth has increased.