Thinking Beyond Your Brain: Understanding the Bridge Between Problem Solving and Story Making to Improve Cognition in the Workplace This article explores our association with the environment and how it can impact our thinking skills through interaction. Thinking hands or increase your brain power by touching stuff! Use of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is included. This was first written as a submission on a Masters course and will be rewritten to show practical application soon. Lay … [Read more...] about Thinking Beyond Your Brain
Lozanov on learning "double plane" exploring the thoughts of one of the fathers of accelerated learning 1.0: Introduction: Two chief impediments identified by both educational scholars and trainers of Human Resources to learning are inattention of the learners and passivity of the teacher/trainer. In the words of accomplished American Psychologist William James, W (1890), 'the faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again is the very root of judgment, … [Read more...] about Lozanov on learning "double plane"
Are we catering to all our employees' needs? Are we really aware of everyone's disability? Why are most of us being discriminating? Why do we put some of the people we should be supporting at a disadvantage? A few months ago I had personal reasons to look at the material I was producing for clients. Are we as professional communicators providing the best service we can? Or are we providing what looks good to our immediate paymasters? Am I blind? A few months ago I was unfortunate to … [Read more...] about Why are we so bad at communicating and presentations
So what can Learning & Development learn from children's education and the use of virtual reality? Recently I attended one of Europe largest exhibitions for technology in education. The show is called BETT and took place in London's ExCel Centre. In my last blog I wrote about the robots I saw in the education space and explored how they could be used in the business world within the future of work. VR was everywhere And before as a reader you start thinking these things cost … [Read more...] about What can Learning & Development learn from childrens education part 2 #VR #hrblog #edtech #learningtechnologies
As I sit on the train going to what is potentially is one of the best general learning events of the year, I started thinking about what I learnt and did differently since last year. What will I learn at the conference? #cipdace17 (to see a list of the free learning sessions click here) Since then I have been on several substantial training courses building up my awareness in a range of different areas. But what did I learn last year? What have I done with that learning? What will I learn … [Read more...] about Learning at conferences & exhibitions – why people fail to benefit #cipdace17 #hrblog What will I learn at the conference?
As we get more and more connected, the tools we use for learning and finding learning are increasingly online and on mobile. I have recently completed an online CPD session focused on trends in learning. As well as hearing the views of top people in the industry, participants were invited to list their own top learning tools. Background to the Top Trend Survey module The session featured a video interview with Jane Hart from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Since … [Read more...] about Top Trend Survey – Top tools for learning in HR