Learnovate Inside Learning Podcasts

How do we reach our potential in work and life? The Inside Learning podcast explores the science of learning and the future of work with expert guest speakers and research-based insights from The Learnovate Centre in Trinity College Dublin, a global research centre focused on learning technology. Hosted by author, consultant and coach Aidan McCullen.

Subject: How Virtual Reality can help immersive training so that participants can not only “walk in the shoes of others” but, “walk in their skin”.

Speaker: Robin Rosenberg, a Clinical Psychologist, CEO and Founder of “Live in Their World”. LinkedIn Profile 

Aidan is also joined by Technology Lead with  The Learnovate Centre, Bilal Ahmad who discusses VR and learning and indeed the Metaverse.

Subject: Insights into how we can change lives through ideas and build creative confidence to amplify effectiveness and impact.

Speaker: Natalie Nixon author of the Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation, and Intuition at Work. LinkedIn Profile 

We are also joined on the podcast by Learnovate Corporate Learning Expert Frank O’Reilly.

Subject: Explores how to unlearn ways you have succeeded in the past that no longer serve you.

Speaker: Barry O’Reilly author of Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results. LinkedIn Profile 

Aidan is also joined on this episode by Tech Lead Pablo Alvarez from The Learnovate Centre.

Subject: We have made huge strides in the neuroscience of learning, but often these breakthroughs do not filter down to the way teachers teach.

Speaker: Dr Barbara Oakley author of “Uncommon Sense Teaching Practical Insights in Brain Science to Help Students Learn.” LinkedIn Profile 

Aidan is also joined on this episode by Innovation Services Team Lead Peter Gillis from The Learnovate Centre.

Subject: We examine how adults learn and how you can learn more quickly and effectively using the 4- step method. 

Speaker: Ian Gibbs author of 4×4 Learning: The 4-step method to get 4-times more out of every book, talk or video you read, hear or watch for the rest of your life. LinkedIn Profile 

Aidan is also joined on this episode by researcher and adult learning expert Janet Benson from The Learnovate Centre.

Subject: What wraparound supports are needed to promote persistence and completion of education and training programmes?

Speaker: Michelle Weise author of Long Life Learning: Preparing for Jobs that Don’t Even Exist Yet. LinkedIn Profile 

Aidan is also joined on this episode by UX/UI Specialist with The Learnovate Centre, Richard Harte.

Subject: Studies schemas and mental models and the importance of unlearning in order to learn. We also discuss how schemas impact bias and how unlearning is an ongoing process rather than a short-term goal.

Speaker: Jeff Miller Chief Learning Officer & Vice President of Organisational Effectiveness at Cornerstone. LinkedIn Profile 

Subject: Investigating ideas on the expertise trap, innovation and immersive learning using virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). 

Speaker: Ann Devitt Academic Director of Learnovate. Ann is Associate Professor of Language Education and Director of Research at the School of Education at Trinity College Dublin. LinkedIn Profile 

Subject: Explores the power of learning to unlock human potential.

Speaker: Professor Edward D. Hess, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Edward D. Hess who is a global expert on organisational and human high performance and focuses on growth, innovation and learning cultures. LinkedIn Profile