Wow, where did this year disappear to?! Professionally, it's been a great year. Video Walks I started the year on a high and launched the #VideoWalks themes. The aim for this project was to encourage people to create video using their smartphone. It has been inspiring to watch people share their videos via Twitter or … Continue reading What a year 2019 has been!
When you use visual language you don't need to worry about your audiences first language. Everyone is visual literate. Wikipedia defines visual language as: a system of communication using visual elements. Diagrams, Maps, Paintings, Photographs and Film/Video all rely on visual communication and these can be used in learning to transmit a message which crosses language … Continue reading Visual language in learning
For #LearningAtWorkWeek, which takes place 13th - 17th May 2019, the CIPD L&D Content Team put together an interactive A to Z of Creative Learning Methods and created a video describing each method, click here to watch this. Not only is this a useful guide to help identify activities to include when designing learning experiences, it is … Continue reading CIPD’s A to Z of Creative Learning Methods #BlogEveryDay
I was lucky enough to attend the pilot course in Neuroscience For L&D: Practical Principles For Transforming Learning at the CIPD headquarters in Wimbledon. It was a fantastic event facilitated by the fabulous Stella Collins. As a learning designer I believe it is vital to understand how people learn. The pilot event was a great opportunity to refresh my … Continue reading Applying neuroscience to learning
CIPD's Research Report, Neuroscience in Action, Apply insight to L&D practice highlights ways to enhance your knowledge in this area to help validate Learning & Development (L&D) methodology. The report explores 8 case studies where organisations have used neuroscience to inform and influence L&D. It provides the following advice for practitioners who are considering introducing … Continue reading Neuroscience in action
Last night I attended a Derbyshire & Notts CIPD branch event. Amy Brann facilitated an intriguing session about the Science of Learning, Amy is extremely passionate about how the brain functions , she has authored 3 books and works for Synaptic Potential. The first company dedicated to bridging the gap between scientists and organizations. Amy … Continue reading Science of Learning event
Its that time of year again where my CIPD membership needs renewing and which gives me an opportunity to complete a review of my membership and look at what the CIPD offer members. I'm fascinated to see that a new Professional Standards Framework is being developed and is currently in consultation. Once launched this hopefully will … Continue reading Professional Practice
The CIPD Learning and Development show is next week and I am looking forward to attending the exhibition for the first time on the 10th May. I've planned my agenda and am going to attend as many of the free training sessions as possible. My focus will be digital learning as this is an area … Continue reading CIPD Learning and Development Show 2017 #cipdldshow
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire CIPD branch ran an event in March discussing the future of learning and development. Due to a bereavement in the family I was unable to attend and requested the slides from the facilitator. Now I've had the opportunity to look and review the information contained, it appears that some of the facts were taken … Continue reading L&D in the future
My goals for this corner of the online world. After recently becoming an Associate member of the CIPD I have been thinking of ways to keep my focus.