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Andy Walsh and Rachelle O’Brien on the fabulousness of playfulness – PGZ@PL games and practice mini

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Andy Walsh and Rachelle O'Brien on the fabulousness of playfulness - PGZ@PL games and practice mini
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This is like an advent calendar of podcasts, but in November! Ho ho ho! Andy Walsh, editor for the Journal of Play in Adulthood and Rachelle O’Brien, Senior Learning Designer at DCAD, join us in another of our Playful Learning minis to talk about ‘We didn’t playtest this at all’ and Sonic the Hedgehog. Across… Continue reading Andy Walsh and Rachelle O’Brien on the fabulousness of playfulness – PGZ@PL games and practice mini

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Playful Learning 2022: Conference-in-a-pod

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Mike here! I’ve edited together a choice selection of the 8 hours or so of material we recorded alongside a few of my reflections to produce this conference-in-a-pod, an audio scrapbook / selection box of my experience at Playful Learning 2022. I’ve written an accompanying blog post for the Open University Learning Design Team Blog,… Continue reading Playful Learning 2022: Conference-in-a-pod

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Playful Learning 2022 Day 3: Mike and Mark’s reflections, Sylvester Arnab’s keynote and the closing ceremony

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Playful Learning 2022 Day 3: Mike and Mark's reflections, Sylvester Arnab's keynote and the closing ceremony
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Recording something quick and scrappy while the conference wraps up around us! An edited version of this will appear in due course, but if you’d mad hungry for the flavour of the conference then here it be. Mildly processed to make it listenable, but uncut. All of this was recorded on a tiny wee Zoom… Continue reading Playful Learning 2022 Day 3: Mike and Mark’s reflections, Sylvester Arnab’s keynote and the closing ceremony

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, their keynote copyright cabaret and waffles! (nearly unedited)

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, their keynote copyright cabaret and waffles! (nearly unedited)
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‘More unedited content?!’ I hear you cry. ‘Has the boy lost all pretence at quality?!’. Well partly that, but mainly this poor little laptop is just about up to connecting to the internet to upload mp3s. We’ll be home in a few days, with the chonky boi PC for some proper editing. And then you’ll… Continue reading Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, their keynote copyright cabaret and waffles! (nearly unedited)

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Review of the day with co-co chairs Nic and Rosie (unedited)

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Review of the day with co-co chairs Nic and Rosie (unedited)
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It hurts to put something out without editing it first, but to quote a topical outgoing donkey ‘them’s the breaks’. An edited version of this, with promised links, magic wonder and mystery will appear in the future – I solemnly promise. Review of day 2 of the fantastic Playful Learning Conference 2022, with Mike (Meeee),… Continue reading Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning Day 2: Review of the day with co-co chairs Nic and Rosie (unedited)

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 – Day 1: Dr Elliott Spaeth and the Keynote of Inclusive Learning

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 – Day 1: Dr Elliott Spaeth and the Keynote of Inclusive Learning
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This sounds a bit like a Harry Potter book title now I look at it. More nearly unedited coverage from the Playful Learning Conference 2022! This time interviewing the fab Dr Elliott Spaeth to discuss his keynote, shoot the breeze and be a little bit late for the next parallel session. Elliott’s favourite Pokemon is… Continue reading Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 – Day 1: Dr Elliott Spaeth and the Keynote of Inclusive Learning

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 – Day 1: Introducing Playful Learning

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Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 - Day 1: Introducing Playful Learning
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Live(ish) and largely unedited because I’m editing this together on a tiny laptop in a hotel room! Interview with Nick and Alex, the mighty cochairs at Playful Learning Conference 2022! (More details and some actual episode text to follow once I’ve a sleep. Cor it doesn’t half take it out of you all this learning… Continue reading Pedagodzilla at Playful Learning 2022 – Day 1: Introducing Playful Learning

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Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?

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Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?
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This week we’re joined by Mary Jacob, as we chat about our quintessential pop culture zombos, using them to pick apart neuromyths – and in particular the biggy – Learning Styles! Before the wickerman gets erected, we’re not conflating these with learner preferences, or learning requirement/needs/delivery/accessibility reqs – we’re focusing on the VARK psychometric guff.… Continue reading Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?

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How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)

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How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)
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In this episode Mike and Mark pull out the pedagogic pocketknife they’ve been building up over the last 30-ish episodes, and put it to work examining a fun group philosophy learning activity, Funlosophy, presented by Dom Jordan. If you enjoy the episode and want to treat us to a heated caffeinated beverage, then head on… Continue reading How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)

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Christmas Special! How do spooky muppets guide Scrooge through transformative Learning? (ft. experiential learning & rants)

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Christmas Special! How do spooky muppets guide Scrooge through transformative Learning? (ft. experiential learning & rants)
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Merry Christmas from Mike and Mark at Pedagodzilla! In this extra festive episode we explore Jack Mezirow’s transformative learning, through the lens of the greatest Christmas movie of all time (and by gum we’ll die on that hill) The Muppets Christmas Carol. Also Mike had to edit out around 20 minutes of ranting about the… Continue reading Christmas Special! How do spooky muppets guide Scrooge through transformative Learning? (ft. experiential learning & rants)