Podcast 78 - Design thinking for L&D

When we're asked to create a learning solution, how often do we think about the context within which that solution will sit? Design thinking prompts us to take a wider view, collaborating with learners and stakeholders to co-create a course or resource.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 16 January 2018
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Podcast 78 - Design thinking for L&D
On this week's podcast, Connie Malamed from The eLearning Coach podcast joins Ross Garner and Owen to share her insight into design thinking.

Harvard Business Review covered design thinking in some detail here: https://hbr.org/2015/09/design-for-action

Connie's NICU and HDX examples from Frog Design can be found at: https://www.frogdesign.com/press-release/aspect-imaging-frog-collaborate-mri-technologies and https://www.frogdesign.com/work/un-ocha-humanitarian-data-exchange

We covered agile methodology way back in episode 13. You can listen here: http://podcast.goodpractice.com/agile-ld-lessons-from-coding

Owen's 'Little UI Details' Twitter moment recommendation can be found at: https://twitter.com/i/moments/880688233641848832?lang=en

Ross' '1 Second Everyday' video for 2017 is on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg9skphCdsE

You can find out more about Connie by visiting theelearningcoach.com or by listening to The eLearning Coach podcast.

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
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 Good Practice Podcast.

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