Entries by Peter Gillis

Learning Tech Ireland 2017 – Reflection

By Peter Gillis “Working in eLearning/education in Ireland for nearly 20 years, I have been seeking events like this, and really felt this was the first I’ve attended that really provided useful, research-led and practical advice” Brendan Strong, Director of Education at Society of Medical Professionals At Learnovate, as we enter phase 2, we have […]

Learning Technologies Summer Forum

By Janet Benson The Learning Tech Summer Forum (LTSF) is an event which is designed to develop and expand upon the popular themes from the February Learning Tech conference and exhibition, which Mirjam blogged about earlier this year. The conference part of the forum focuses on learning in practice, and featured topics such as emerging […]

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Impact Led Innovation – 3 stories from the field

Impact led innovation is all about practical implementation. At Learning Tech Ireland you will get insights from three speakers sharing their experiences applying the concept in real world, learning technology, scenarios. Vivienne Ming (Named one of Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Women to Watch in Tech”) Vivienne will share two experiences developing products, one in the […]

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LX Conference: Learning in the Age of Experience

By Janet Benson The LX Conference, held on 15-19 May, was the first online conference dedicated to Learning Experience (LX) Design and for me, as a Learning Experience Designer, this conference felt like the right fit for attendance, partly because of the theme of LX design but also to experience attendance at an online conference […]

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You think you have a great idea! But what would your mom think?

Most innovative ideas start with a spark, an idea that will transform learners, performance and the business. In many cases, friends (your Mom!) and potential customers are asked if they think it is a great idea? Next, with positive feedback, a product/service development project can kick-off. Later everyone is surprised when in the vast majority […]