Oct 27, 2020
Where do learners and managers experience 'pain points' at work, and how can organisations take steps to remove these?
This week on The Good Practice Podcast, Emerald Works Senior Research Analyst Gent Ahmetaj joins Ross D and Owen to share practical insights from our 2020 Learner Insights research.
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Gent referred to a paper from the UK Behavioural Insights Team describing learning content:
Team, B. I. (2014). EAST: Four simple ways to apply behavioural insights. Behavioural Insight Team, London. Online at: https://www.bi.team/publications/east-four-simple-ways-to-apply-behavioural-insights/
In What I Learned This Week, Owen shared some insight into LinkedIn's new (for them) 'story' feature: https://medium.com/@efeng/why-media-formats-like-snapchat-stories-and-tiktok-music-videos-become-hits-c6d2b9c79371
Ross shared the story of the QWERTY keyboard, based on 99% Invisible's podcast episode 'The Next Billion Users', online at: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/the-next-billion-users/
In reference to the above, Gent discussed the 'Library of Babel' project: https://futurism.com/meet-the-digital-library-of-babel-a-complete-combination-of-every-possible-combination-of-letters-ever
You can find the Library of Babel online at: https://libraryofbabel.info/
If you really want to do a deep dive, then Owen also discussed the 'infinite monkey theorem': https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinite_monkey_theorem
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