Writing on Learning
The Mother of Learning Innovation
In reframing the challenge of applying technology to reinvent the learning experience for students rather than just applying it to recreate the classroom experience, my approach to teaching has been forever changed. And firmly believe my students’ learning experience will be all the better for it.
Resolving Pandemic Paradoxes: Rethinking Learning for a Post COVID World
By shifting our thinking from productive to generative learning, we can take the critical first step in figuring out the pernicious pandemic paradoxes the COVID-19 disruption has foisted upon us.
Here Comes the Immernet
As we rapidly transition from the Internet to the “immernet,” the opportunity to leverage this new technological platform to democratize learning on a global scale is unprecedented.
To date, the educational community largely has leveraged technology to accelerate the way to teach rather than to amplify the way we learn.
Resolving Pandemic Paradoxes
To successfully deliver on the worldwide upgrade in the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to save both lives and livelihoods due to COVID-19, we must radically shift our thinking about learning itself.
Productive versus Generative Learning
As we move from a “find-it-out” world to a “figure-it-out” one, our focus must shift from increasing the efficiency of productive learning in the classroom to also enabling the effectiveness of generative learning in the workplace.
The X Factor: Putting Content in Context
In our haste to develop content in service of instructional objectives, we have been distracted from paying sufficient attention to the increasingly important and urgent role that context plays in learning.
Start with Why
The key to developing engaging education lies in first establishing the motivation to learn.
Learning from Experience
In order for people and organizations to change, they must undergo an experience that compels them to unlearn what they know to be true to create the space to embrace something new.
Navigating Complexity: It’s NOT Complicated
Leaders seeking to navigate complex operating contexts must unlearn the lessons of experience they acquired in successfully navigating complicated ones
Leaders as Levers
To add value today, we need to reframe our perspective from bringing the leader to the learning to bringing the learning to the leader.
Getting Learning’s Game On
To recreate the age-old apprenticeship model of learning within a new-age immersive gaming context, consider these eight key design principles.
Rolling the DICE: Designing In-Context Experiences
In order to blend content and context in new and different ways that will have lasting impact on developing both individual competence and organizational performance consider these five design principles.
Getting Training in Gear
Reframing the 70-20-10 ratio as an integrated learning system allows us to design holistic learning experiences from the perspective of what a performer needs to know, do, and believe.