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Adventures in Learning Design

A series of conversations about ideas, principles, research and practice. Join the LearnJam team as they explore how to make learning more effective and enjoyable, whether it's in the workplace, in school, university or at home.

Oct 14, 2020

In this short shoutout Laurie and Tim invite you to get in touch with questions or observations about your own Learning Design practice. 

Maybe you currently don't identify as a Learning Designer but have a unique perspective that you'd like to share.  

Maybe you'd even like to join us on an upcoming episode to...


Oct 7, 2020

In this episode, we talk about design thinking; what it is, how it works, and how we use it in our own projects, including how we applied it to develop a prototype of a chatbot that the world wasn't ready for. We also talk about how Tim had to go back to school to learn empathy and how mirrors can solve the problem of...


Sep 23, 2020

In this episode we talk about our three research-based Learning Design principles, Laurie shares a recent confrontation with an enraged optometrist around a less than optimal digital learning experience, and we uncover a couple of areas in which we realise we could have done better.


Sep 15, 2020

In this episode, we talk about how you need to tell your clients they're wrong sometimes, and we somehow managed to compare a Learning Designer to a film director.

Hosted by Laurie Harrison and Tim Gifford - cofounders of LearnJam, a digital learning agency and consultancy. 


Sep 8, 2020

In this episode, we talk about the futility of asking people what they want, and we somehow managed to clumsily compare Learning Design to both music and medicine.

Hosted by Laurie Harrison and Tim Gifford - cofounders of LearnJam, a digital learning agency and consultancy.