On the 23th of May 2019 and after three years of project duration the responsible ‘blink‘ team has now drawn their conclusion at the closing conference. The abbreviation ‘blink‘ stands in for ‘berufsbezogen lernen inklusiv‘ – German for ‘inclusive occupational learning‘. DEKRA Media, the mmb Institute and the IMBSE GmbH have conceptualised and executed the […]

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Dynamic, interactive and innovative learning is one objective of the future learning centre of St Gallen University. Professor Andrea Back in conversation with Dr. Peter Littig explains how new approaches shape the architecture of this „HSG Learning Center“ and how agile project management is commonly misunderstood. Professor Back teaches business economics with a special focus […]

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Blisteringly fast texting and impeccable selfie taking – almost all adolescents today have mastered certain smartphone skills. But having to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint or having to build staff planning schedules in Microsoft Excel makes many apprentices sweat. How can this be changed? This is the topic of our latest short documentary “Communication […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Mike Metzger, Head of Development and Learning at dm-drogeriemarkt, about the dm’s dialogical company culture and its consequences for corporate learning. The discussion also covers the company’s anthropology and the question why dm’s apprentices are called “learnlings”. Link: dm-drogeriemarkt Mike Metzger has been working for dm since 2004. He has […]

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Nigel Paine talks to learning & performance consultant and researcher Will Thalheimer about course evaluation and in particular the Kirkpatrick/Katzell model and his own new LTEM model. Links: Will Thalheimer’s Blog www.worklearning.com Video courtesy of Learning Now TV

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Dr. Barbara Burger, researcher and consultant at the GAB in Munich, about the ELSa project that focuses on self-organised learning. An important question is how the role of teachers will change in the near future. Link:Projekt ELSa English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player […]

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I have to admit that I was a bit hesitant at first when I was asked if I was interested in becoming a part of the advisory panel of the ELSa project about two years ago This was due to the longer version of the project’s title “Adult learning in self-learning architectures”. I was hesitant […]

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Problem-oriented starts into a teaching or learning process are considered good practice. And there are good reasons for this. This video shows why “problem orientation” as a pedagogical element is often not a sure-fire success and makes the provocative argument that problem-oriented beginnings might in some cases even be counter-productive. Link www.designorientierung.de www.kfz4me.de English […]

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Disruptive events in the past such as wars and revolutions did not create lasting change in the way we teach and learn. but today it seems that digitization will make this possible. This video is about how digitization changes learning and teaching in a way that benefits the learner. English subtitles are available by clicking […]

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