Articles by James Cory-Wright

Does social learning have a future?

"If you gave me a fresh carnation I would only crush its tender petals."                                              (Lyrics to "Carnation" by The Jam) When's social learning at it's best? That's the problem with so-called "social learning" - If you over-engineer it - you kill it. Social works wonderfully well when it’s evolved, undirected, …

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Adapt Learning's first meetup

It was billed as the (inaugural) Adapt Meetup hosted and was King's College London. It was nothing short of a love in. A geek fest.  An affirmation of the democracy of Adapt, its power and its positivity. And positive proof for the less technically minded amongst us, that we are never more than a click away from a line of code.   Phew! The Adapt …

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2017: Where will it all trend?

Post Brexit and Trump, they say after 2016 things will never be the same. But when it comes to the much more vexed question of what are the trends in digital learning, from a content point of view, expect more of the same! To name a few: social, curation, personalised, micro learning, VR, AR, xAPI and apps.

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WISE up: the new approach to learning design

The best learning content needs to recognise the changing world in which we live and learn. Kineo has kept pace, not least with Adapt and its responsive and scrollable content. But just as Adapt has evolved as a responsive framework with continuous technological innovation, so we must also be innovative in our approaches to learning design to …

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Interactive Video is About to Get Disruptive

While video is arguably the most engaging and popular way of delivering online learning, in the workplace it’s largely underused and unevolved. All that is set to change. Fuelled by advances in digital video technology, and propelled by the advertising industry, interactive video is about to get disruptive! Inviting learners to engage with content …

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Market Update September 2015

As you know, here at City & Guilds Kineo we aren’t afraid to share what we think, and with over twenty permanent learning designers across the UK we definitely have opinions on learning content. However, this past month we’ve been a bit quiet on the learning content design front... Well that quietness is a hum, a vibration, the thrill of getting …

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