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Inside Learning EP 2 with Ann Devitt

Inside Learning EP 2 with Ann Devitt

May 5, 2021

“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dr. Ann Devitt is Associate Professor in Language Education and Academic Director in Learnovate Dublin.

We discuss the idea of threshold concepts and experiential learning.

We also explore ideas on the expertise trap, innovation and immersive learning using Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality.


The paper we mention during the podcast:

"Threshold Concepts and Practices in Teacher Education: professional, educator and student perspectives."


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Inside Learning EP 1 with Ed Hess

Inside Learning EP 1 with Ed Hess

April 6, 2021

We are on the leading edge of a Smart Machine Age led by artificial intelligence that will be as transformative for us as the Industrial Revolution was for our ancestors. 

Smart machines will take over millions of jobs in manufacturing, office work, the service sector, the professions, you name it. 

Not only can they know more data and analyze it faster than any mere human, but smart machines are free of the emotional, psychological, and cultural baggage that so often mars human thinking.

To stay relevant, we have to play a different game. Our guest offers us that game plan. 

Our guest today is  Professor of Business Administration, Batten Fellow and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business and the author of Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change amidst a plethora of other titles, Ed Hess

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