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Learning analytics and machine learning in higher education with Mike Sharkey

The higher education sector has been using machine learning for some time, mostly to predict if students are at risk of dropping out of a program.

Automating learning and measuring social learning, with Ben Betts

Ben Betts from HT2 Labs is back on the podcast in this interview. Ben is passionate about using social learning to build high-impact learning experiences. HT2 Labs are also the people behind Learning Locker, which is an open source learning record store for xAPI data.

What is microlearning?

A guide to what is microlearning.

Recommendation engines for learning, with Marc Zao-Sanders

For this interview I spoke with Marc Zao-Sanders, CEO of Filtered, a platform that makes learning recommendations. In our daily life, we see recommendation engines in action all around us, such as Spotify and Netflix. Recommendation engines and learning are a natural fit.

The future of learning is not content curation

Content curation is important to the future of learning, however it's the not most important activity that L&D should be focused on.

The potential of using AI in L&D, with Christopher Brinton

This interview with Christopher Brinton from Zoomi is a great way to start this series on artificial intelligence and learning and development. The work that Zoomi is doing now is leading the application of AI in L&D.

The state of L&D in Australia - Interviews from LearnX

At LearnX 2018 Robin did a series of short interviews with speakers and award winners. This series gives a great overview of trends that are happening in L&D in Australia at the moment.

Interviews from LearnX - The power of open source software in L&D with Richard Wyles

Richard Wyles, the CEO of Totara Learn, and Robin talk about how open source learning platforms means learning platforms can be more flexible and customised to meet the needs of an evolving organisation.

Interviews from LearnX - Using human-centred design to rethink learning with Justin Sterns

Justin Sterns from Allens and Robin talk about using using human-centred design to rethink learning to meet the needs of employees.

Interviews from LearnX - The state of L&D in Australia with Con Sotidis from Kineo

Con Sotidis from Kineo and Robin talk about the state of L&D in Australia.