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!
In my opinion, the brain is a learning designers product. A car designer understands how a car works and ensures that the final design has enough room for the engine, brakes and other essential items. Learning designers need to understand how to firstly, motivate the brain so it becomes interested and secondly understand how to make the material … Continue reading A learning designers product #BlogEveryDay
What a year 2018 has been! On reflection it's been a very busy year having attended Learning Technologies conference in Feb, a number of #LnDcowork events in Nottingham, World of Learning Conference in October and Learning Tech's Summer Forum in June. I was part of a pilot course in Neuroscience in L&D held at CIPD … Continue reading 2019 for Niki Hobson
I had the pleasure of attending Connie Malamed's session, Instructional Design - Crash Course in Visual Design, at January's Learning Technologies event. Inspired, I ordered her book Visual Design Solutions on the train home and later downloaded the free ebook Writing for Instructional Design, both can be ordered via theelearningcoach.com. Connie explains that; "Writing is one of the most … Continue reading Writing for Instructional Design
Think with Goggle shared an article in Dec-17 Why you should lean into how-to content in 2018. Their research uncovered YouTube viewers don’t just want to be entertained by cat videos they are hungry for learning content. Viewers aren’t just looking to brush up on skills they already have—they’re also hoping to acquire completely new … Continue reading YouTube and Self Directed Learning
Continuing on the theme of Learning at Work Week #NLAWWeek I would recommend listening to The GoodPractice Podcast; How important is curiosity in L&D? GoodPractice discusses; What does curiosity mean to you Should L&D professionals be more curious than the average person? Has L&D been curious about the right things? How can L&D encourage change … Continue reading Curiosity in L&D