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67 — Data analytics for L&D

10/17/2017
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Every digital interaction creates a breadcrumb trail of data, but how far has learning and development mined this data for value? On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, learning analytics specialist Trish Uhl joins Ross G and Owen to share how modern organisations can use data to drive performance. We ask how complicated this needs to be, and reflect on whether many L&D practitioners are already using data without realising it. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can tweet...

Duration: 00:37:25


66 — Discernment in L&D

10/10/2017
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In a world of fake news, thought leaders and instant answers, how often do we pause to think critically about facts and ideas? On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, Ross G and Owen are joined by Simon Heath to discuss some of the actions we can take to become more discerning when faced with new information. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can tweet us @RossGarnerGP, @OwenFerguson and @SimonHeath1. You can also find us @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. To find out...

Duration: 00:37:43


65 — Australia's learning technology landscape

10/3/2017
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How are learning technologies being used in Australia, and what are the challenges facing L&D practitioners? On this week's podcast, Ross D is joined by Stef Scott and Giorgio Migliaccio to discuss GoodPractice's latest piece of research: Australia's Learning Technology Landscape. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can tweet us @ross__dickie, @Stefania_Scott or @CoachGiorgio. You can also find us @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. To download a full copy of the report,...

Duration: 00:33:54


64 — What is Brain Friendly Learning?

9/26/2017
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Can we use neuroscience to improve learning solutions? And how much neuroscience do we need to understand, in order to usefully apply its lessons? Stella Collins joins Justin and James to discuss all this and more on this week’s show. If you want to join in the conversation, you’ll find us all on Twitter: @stellacollins, @jamesmcluckie and @writerjustin. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like to find out more about our upcoming events, blogs and...

Duration: 00:37:10


63 — Is curation the new king of L&D?

9/19/2017
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Do we really need to produce new content in L&D, or should we just teach people how to learn for themselves? How would we then measure success, or demonstrate our output to the board? Ben Betts of HT2 Labs joins Justin and Owen to discuss the role of curation in L&D on this week’s show. If you want to join in the conversation, you’ll find us all on Twitter: @owenferguson, @bbetts and @writerjustin. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like to find out more...

Duration: 00:38:05


62 — L&D at the coalface

9/12/2017
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What are the challenges facing L&D today, and how will these challenges evolve in the years ahead? On this week's show, Manchester Airport Group's Jill Julian joins Ross D and Ian to discuss the future of the profession. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Jill on Twitter @JillyTats, Ross @ross__dickie and Ian @Ianwheelans. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like to find out more about our upcoming events, blogs and whitepapers,...

Duration: 00:32:11


61 — How can L&D use games in elearning?

9/5/2017
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Are games in elearning a powerful tool for engaging learners or a gimmick that turns them off? Maybe they're a bit of both? This week on the GoodPractice Podcast, Emma Barrow from Yorkshire Building Society joins James, Ross G and Eoghan from the GoodPractice team to discuss elearning games. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Emma on Twitter @SavageNoodles, Ross @RossGarnerGP, James @JamesMcLuckie and Eoghan @EoghanScott. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or...

Duration: 00:34:00


60 — What is the future of work?

8/29/2017
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Are we really undergoing a revolution in the workplace? Is work changing at all? And if it is, what do we need to do to adapt? This week on the GoodPractice Podcast, CIPD's David D'Souza joins Owen and Ross G to discuss the future of work. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find David on Twitter @dds180, Ross @RossGarnerGP and Owen @OwenFerguson. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like to find out more about our upcoming events, blogs...

Duration: 00:37:54


59 — How can L&D support performance?

8/22/2017
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We speak about performance support almost every week on this show but, for some reason, we've never actually done a deep dive. So this week on the GoodPractice Podcast, Axonify's principal learning strategist JD Dillon joins Ross G and Owen to share his experiences. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find JD on Twitter @JD_Dillon, Ross @RossGarnerGP and Owen @OwenFerguson. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like to find out more about...

Duration: 00:40:45


58 — What can L&D learn from deception research?

8/15/2017
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In learning and development, we're often tasked with solving problems. But how do we know that the client or stakeholder defining the problem is telling the truth? Are they trying to deceive, or are they deceiving themselves? What questions can we ask that could help us find out? This week on the GoodPractice Podcast, Phil Willcox from the Emotion at Work podcast returns to the show to share his expertise with Ross G and Owen. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can...

Duration: 00:35:56


57 — Organisational design: Should L&D fight the system?

8/8/2017
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In learning and development we often accept an organisation's design without criticism. But, if we're in the business of improving performance, don't we have a responsibility to challenge that design if we think it will help? This week on the GoodPractice Podcast, Mark Britz from the eLearning Guild joins Ross G and Owen to discuss how far we should push against organisational structures and processes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Mark on Twitter @Britz,...

Duration: 00:37:43


56 — Where can we find inspiration for L&D?

8/1/2017
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'Inspiration' is a word that means something different to different people, but at GoodPractice we feel that we're constantly looking to inspire and be inspired. So this week on the GoodPractice Podcast, we've invited Sean Brown from Virgin Money to share his thoughts on inspiration. We discuss approaches you can take to inspire your learners, and look outside our profession for sources of inspiration in the wider world. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Sean...

Duration: 00:28:13


55 — How can L&D start delivering online learning?

7/25/2017
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Here at GoodPractice, we often speak about learning tech as if everybody is already using it. This week, we want to take a step back for a discussion on getting started. So, today, international speaker and trendcatcher Ger Driesen of aNewSpring joins Ross and Stef to share his advice for anyone looking to launch their first online solution. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Ger on Twitter @GerDriesen, Ross @RossGarnerGP and Stef @Stefania_Scott. You can...

Duration: 00:37:27


54 — How can journalism skills help us in L&D?

7/18/2017
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Asking good questions, listening carefully, checking facts: all skills associated with journalists. But these are the exact same skills that can help us improve as learning and development (L&D) professionals. On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, L&D's editor-in-chief Martin Couzins joins Ross and Owen to share his insight into the crossover between those two professions, and the lessons you can learn from journalism. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Martin...

Duration: 00:37:24


53 — Does user experience for learning differ from other kinds of UX?

7/11/2017
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We recently spoke about the importance of user experience design, but how does this differ in a learning context? On this week's GoodPractice Podcast: Julie Dirksen, author of 'Design for How People Learn', joins Ross and James to explore the importance of 'desirable difficulty'. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Julie on Twitter @UsableLearning, Ross @RossGarnerGP and James @JamesMcLuckie. You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus. If you'd like...

Duration: 00:36:36


52 — How can co-working support L&D?

7/4/2017
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Mobile technology and the growing popularity of freelancing have helped fuel a boom in co-working. But what does this mean for L&D? This week, Ross Dickie is joined by podcast-regular James McLuckie, along with first-time guests Fiona McBride and Michelle Parry-Slater, to discuss the implications of co-working for L&D. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find Fiona on Twitter @fionamcbride, Michelle @MiPS1608, James @JamesMcLuckie and Ross @ross__dickie. You can...

Duration: 00:32:33


51 — How does your L&D function compare with top performers?

6/27/2017
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At GoodPractice, we're big fans of research-based decision-making. So today on the show, we're speaking to Laura Overton from Towards Maturity. Towards Maturity's annual benchmark gives you an opportunity to reflect on your department's achievements, then compares your performance with every other participating organisation. By doing so, you can come up with a plan for where to go next and learn what works for top performers. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find...

Duration: 00:34:23


50th episode special: Podcasting for learning in L&D

6/20/2017
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Over the past year or so, the GoodPractice team have produced 50 podcast episodes. To celebrate this milestone, we've asked three of our favourite L&D podcasters to join us in a panel discussion on: podcasting for learning. From 'Emotion at Work', we have Phil Willcox. From 'From Scratch', we have Martin Couzins and Nigel Paine. And from the GoodPractice team we have Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson. Thanks for listening. If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find...

Duration: 00:38:19


Evidence-based practice for HR and L&D

6/13/2017
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We all make decisions based on evidence, whether hard data or personal experience. But are we really interpreting that evidence correctly, or are we basing decisions on hunch and opinion? In HR and L&D, proponents of evidence-based practice (EBP) encourage us to gather the best available evidence from multiple sources and to weight it appropriately. On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, EBP-enthusiast Mark Hendy joins Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner to share his experience with EBP, as well...

Duration: 00:35:01


How can UX design be applied to L&D?

6/6/2017
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At work, a great learning experience doesn't start when they access a course or resource: it starts when they make a decision to become better at their job. On this week's episode of the GoodPractice Podcast, Gemma Critchley from Aviva joins Ross and Owen to discuss UX design for L&D. What is UX design? How far does it's remit extend and how can you start applying UX principles to your learning solutions? If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find us on Twitter...

Duration: 00:37:13

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