Dr. Chris Dede, Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, is focused on developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
And as a leader in emerging technologies and policy related to educational transformation and innovation, Dr. Dede is also a central player in the Sixty-Year Curriculum (60YC) initiative, a new way of thinking about higher education that accounts for the roughly six decades that today’s students will be expected to work during their lifetimes.
In this episode of the Leading Learning Podcast, Celisa talks with Chris about the 60-Year Curriculum, why there’s a need for it, and what role learning businesses can play to support it. They also discuss the idea of “unlearning” and its potential impact on lifelong learning, as well the specific types of technologies he thinks will be most important in shaping the future of learning.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode223.
2020 is now upon us and, in this new year – and decade – there are certainly some key topics that all learning businesses need to make sure they are paying attention to.
In this episode of the Leading Learning podcast, we are practicing what we preach by repurposing content from a recent Webinar and sharing six specific trends set to impact learning businesses in the new year, and beyond.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode222.
Rohit Bhargava, an innovation and marketing expert, keynote speaker, and founder of the Non-Obvious Company, strongly believes in the power of non-obvious thinking. And as a trend curator, he is also the best-selling author of the Non-Obvious series of books, which have highlighted top trends annually since 2011.
Making his fourth appearance on the podcast, Rohit returns to Leading Learning to discuss his most recent book, Non-Obvious Megatrends – the tenth and final edition in the Non-Obvious series – which looks back at more than a hundred past predictions to spotlight the 10 biggest trends he thinks will impact us in the coming decade. He also looks back at how his work has evolved over the years and shares his plans for the future of Non-Obvious.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode221.
With a passion to create learning experiences that move the needle and greatly impact the success of learners in their organizations, Tara Bryan, founder and CEO of TLS Learning, is an expert in the areas of learning design and development. She is also the force behind the Course Building Secrets Podcast, and with over 80 episodes to date, she has first-hand knowledge about what it takes to successfully launch a podcast.
In this first Leading Learning episode of 2020, Celisa talks with Tara about the strengths and weaknesses of educational podcasts, and the role of podcasts in microlearning and formal training versus informal/workflow learning. Tara also shares tips for learning businesses on how to make educational podcasts a part of their educational offerings.
Full show notes available at https://www.leadinglearning.com/episode220.