Donald Clark Plan B
What is Plan B? Not Plan A!
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Learning Designers will have to adapt or die. Here’s 10 ways they need to adapt to AI….
Interactive Designers will have to adapt or die. As AI starts to play a major part of the online learning landscape, right across the lear...
Monday, September 17, 2018
Breakthrough that literally opens up online learning? Using AI for free text input
When teachers ask learners whether they know something they rarely ask them multiple choice questions. Yet the MCQ remains the staple in on...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Simple researched design feature would save organisations and learners a huge amount of money and time – yet hardly anyone does it
Multiple-choice questions are everywhere, from simple retrieval tests to high stakes exams. They normally (not always) contain FOUR optio...
Friday, September 07, 2018
Chatbots a gamechanger in learning? The BIG debate at LPI
This was the debate motion at the LPI conference in London. I was FOR the motion (Henry Stewart was AGAINST) and let me explain why. 1....
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
First randomised-controlled trial of an employee “Wellness Programme” suggests they are a waste of money Oh dear….
Jones et al (2018) in their study What Do Workplace Wellness Programmes Do? Took 12000 employees, randomly assigned them into groups, b...
Bullshit Jobs - Futurist, Thought Leader, Leader... if you call yourself this, you're most probably not
If you call yourself a 'Futurist', 'Thought Leader' even 'Leader', you're most probably not one. I keep coming...
Saturday, September 01, 2018
Hearables are hear to stay in learning - podcasts, learning, language learning, tutoring, spaced-practice and cheating in exams!
Hearables are wearable devices that use your sense of hearing, smart headphones if you wish, that are becoming popular on the rise of voic...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Research shows Good Behaviour Game is constructivist nonsense
The Good Behaviour Game was touted for years by social constructivists as yet another silver bullet for classroom behaviour. Yet a large...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Wikipedia’s bot army - shows us the way in governance of AI
Wikipedia is, for me, the digital wonder of the world. A free, user generated repository of knowledge, open to edits, across many langua...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
How I got blocked by Tom Peters - you must bow to the cult of Leadership or be rejected as an apostate
Odd thing this ‘Leadership’ business. I’ve been writing about it for ten years and get roughly the same reaction to every piece – on...
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