Podcast 94 - Challenging trends in L&D

Following last week's live episode, Ross Garner and Owen revisit some of the topics covered with the help of our friend Anthony Williams. We discuss whether L&D professionals really reflect on their practice, how design decisions can exclude certain groups, and whether L&D has a God complex.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 08 May 2018
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Podcast 94 - Challenging trends in L&D
Following last week's live episode, Ross Garner and Owen revisit some of the topics covered with the help of our friend Anthony Williams. We discuss whether L&D professionals really reflect on their practice, how design decisions can exclude certain groups, and whether L&D has a God complex.

If you want to know what a 'God complex' is, check out Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_complex 

The origin of the phrase 'the willies' is explained by How Stuff Works: https://people.howstuffworks.com/the-willies.htm 

The Kineo 'Stream of Thought' podcast is available on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/kineos-stream-of-thought 

You can find out more about the Kernit typeface at Gizmodo: https://gizmodo.com/kernit-is-the-jim-henson-inspired-typeface-muppet-fans-1825719538 

And, finally, you can find Anthony's podcast 'Reality TV Warriors' on Twitter @RTVWarriors.

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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