Podcast 164 - Challenging a face-to-face mindset

We know that in a lot of organisations, learning and development still means training, and training still means classroom. How do we overcome resistance to the alternatives? Should we overcome that resistance?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 24 September 2019
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Podcast 164 - Challenging a face-to-face mindset

On this week's episode of The Good Practice Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson are joined by Camden Council's Tom Spencer and Sarah Sedley.

We discuss:

  • the challenges of delivering learning for a diverse audience
  • historic approaches to learning
  • new opportunities created by technology and a changing mindset.

If you'd like to get in touch with us about any of the things we've said on this show, you can tweet @RossGarnerEW@OwenFerguson@TomBSpencer or email learning@camden.gov.uk.

In 'What I Learned This Week', Owen's nature paper was found via Max Roser, and was:

Song, X. P., Hansen, M. C., Stehman, S. V., Potapov, P. V., Tyukavina, A., Vermote, E. F., & Townshend, J. R. (2018). Global land change from 1982 to 2016Nature560(7720), 639.

The story Ross shared, about the Polish village of Miejsce Odrzanskie, is online at: https://theconversation.com/polish-village-hasnt-seen-a-boy-born-in-nearly-10-years-heres-how-that-computes-122176 

About the author

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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