Podcast 141- How do we go beyond the course?

What is innovation? Can anyone be creative? We ask why the concept of 'innovation' is so attractive and debate the notion that we should bring our creative pursuits into the workplace.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 15 April 2019
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Podcast 141- How do we go beyond the course?

Structured courses are great for learning new skills, but they also tend to be expensive, time-consuming and focused on teaching content that most workers don't need.

So why are they our 'go-to' solution for every L&D challenge?

This week on The Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson discuss alternatives to 'the course' with Qunnivation's Clark Quinn.

Show notes


You can read more from Clark at quinnovation.com or learnlets.com.

His book, Revolutionize Learning and Development, can be found at revolutionizelnd.com.

This week, Owen recommended The Economist piece 'Mistakes: We've drawn a few', online at: https://medium.economist.com/mistakes-weve-drawn-a-few-8cdd8a42d368

And Ross recommended Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, a science fiction short story collection about troubleshooting that's more fun than it sounds. Available from Amazon and other book shops: https://www.amazon.co.uk/I-Robot-Isaac-Asimov/dp/000753227X


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Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Instructional Design Manager
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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