Category: Food for thought

Food for thought
Sophie Costin talks about future of learning tech on The Learning Hack Podcast
By Sophie Costin | 03rd February 2020

It’s 2020; time to mix things up. I didn’t write a blog this month, but John Helmer, creator of the Learning Hack podcast, was kind enough to invite me to record an episode with him. He wanted to create an episode on learning design for unusual mediums. But how unusual is it to design learning […]

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So, this is (almost) Christmas…
By Sophie Costin | 02nd December 2019

You may have noticed; we’re fast approaching the end of the year. Yikes. So, I’ve been reflecting on my first (almost*) year at Make Real. How has it been almost a year?! Time flies when you’re having fun, I guess. As some of you may know, when I joined in January, my background was solely […]

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VR: Are you feeling me?
By Sophie Costin | 30th September 2019

There’s no denying it, events season is in full swing. I was lucky enough to be involved in a really interesting eLN event earlier this month about VR in learning. The morning comprised of four ‘expert’ sessions (a term we all firmly denied!) of which I delivered one. For those of you that couldn’t make […]

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If I may, I’d like to have a word with your elephant.
By Sophie Costin | 28th August 2019

Have you heard about the concept of the elephant and the rider? It’s my favourite. It’s actually a theory that started out in business psychology, but it’s all about effecting behaviour so it quickly made its way into Learning and Development circles.     It’s a metaphor for understanding the relationship between the rational and […]

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Valid Use Cases of VR for Learning & Development
By Sam Watts | 21st August 2019

It’s been three years since the commercial launches of the first generation of the new wave of VR headsets, many of which have since been iterated upon, or even made redundant, by newer models released in 2019. VR hasn’t yet gone full-blown mainstream and whilst the hype may have faded from the media and marketing […]

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