Divides won’t heal unless people are willing to converse properly and fairly. I think Femi doesn’t talk to persuade in this video, but to push his views and for a public “rotten tomato throwing”. Are you talking to persuade, or to push your views? This conversation is unreal on two fronts to me, the lady […]Read More Why Femi didn’t talk to persuade, but to push his views
This post is a submission to the OpenBlog challenge #OpenBlog19. As people who work in the business of supporting educational technology you’d be surprised (and probably a bit disappointed) if we said no EdTech is not still relevant, it’s not. But it’s a question that’s fairly regularly asked. It normally starts along the lines of […]Read More Is EdTech Still Relevant?
When I was younger, Diablo 1 took some level of skill to complete, and consideration of ones armour or weapons. The game was atmospheric, challenging and a load of fun. I’ve got Diablo 3 for Switch now and it just feels like there’s such a missing element in the gameplay, like under the hood the […]Read More Diablo 3 and the devil in the gameplay
Everything is designed. You don’t have to be a designer to influence the design of things. Adapted from Tim Brown, IDEO CEO A quick write-up to further solidify my week 1 learning. At it’s core, design thinking is empathy, ideation and experimentation I remember this seems odd, because I was expecting it to be a […]Read More Design thinking – part 1 – my recap
Yes. It’s clear that people voting for Brexit had no plan, and yes that is frustrating, however do you blame them? To put it in context, think of something you really want to buy. Take 10 seconds… Now what if I told you there’s a possibility you could have it, but we’re not sure how […]Read More Voting for what you believe in
I love this game. My wife and I have played it every evening after work for about 5 weeks non-stop now. By the way, this post is riddled with spoilers about Breath of the Wild. However, the further down the rabbit hole you go the more it speaks to you as a learning designer and […]Read More Zelda breath of the Wild and learning design
What was the point in voting in the first place? Shouldn’t MP’s respect the outcome of the refurendum? A second vote would destory confidence in government. Well these are all seemingly correct statements but in today’s modern world I can’t help but feel they’re out of touch still. A second vote to me would mean […]Read More Breaking democracy?
Or did I mean, “When the student is ready, the teacher shall appear.”? Lao Tzu – https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1339572-when-the-student-is-ready-the-teacher-will-appear-when I love that saying because it reminds you that as an adult you have to need to learn, not just want to. And this led me to a revelation on the learning sites I keep frequenting to advance myself in areas I find […]Read More When the student is ready, udemy shall disappear
…, or says stock imagery sites. Since becoming a Senior Instructional Designer we’ve worked exceptionally hard to make sure our modules appear to the represent the global audience that learns with us. However often when we’re trying to make our pages more appealing, we have to turn to image libraries to help us either make […]Read More Women are for titillation, and men do the jobs
Something that I remember not really appreciating about 10 years ago at Thought Den was the real cost and value return of training staff. Sometimes when you’re working out the value return of the training against the actual money you’re spending, it never quite seemed to add up. Training had to be spent on very […]Read More The cost of training