Jul 18, 2017
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.
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The Jeremy Paxman v Michael Howard interview that Martin referenced can be viewed on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyqnu6ywhR4.
Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends report can be found at: http://www.kpcb.com/internet-trends.
The tl;dr version can be found at TechCrunch, which includes a bullet list of key points and a highlights version: https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/31/mary-meeker-internet-trends-2017/.
A good demo of Hololens can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihKUoZxNClA .
The official Microsoft page for Hololens is at: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/hololens.
This video demonstration of a Hololens game demonstrates Ross' point about the relatively low-quality graphics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29xnzxgCx6I.
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Next week, our guest is international speaker Ger Driesen, who will be sharing his advice for getting started delivering online learning.