The Machine Stops

One of the challenges of having been involved in digital learning for nearly two decades is how to manage the monster our work, in some ways, perpetuates.

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Bruno Kavanagh
Learning Outcomes and Michelangelo

A recent large-scale project we worked on was dogged with requests from middle management for "learning outcomes." And while of course a project needs to know what it's trying to achieve, the requirement seemed more of a bureaucratic exercise (box ticking) than a genuine attempt to engage with the learning process.

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Bruno Kavanagh
Slow thinking saves the world!

We often hear about critical thinking and how important it is to develop (in both kids' and professional education). What's more we hear that, in the near future, employers will regard complex problem-solving as the skill they most require and look for.

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Bruno Kavanagh