We’ve always got episodes bubbling away in the background, in various states of undress and preparation. Here’s what we’ve got at the moment. Transparent practice innit!

Working titleThemesStatusContributors
Could phenomenography increase the happiness quotient in Say Yes To The Dress?Phenomenography ! I’m looking forward to finding out what it is. And say yes to the dress, which I understand to be a show on the 80%
Recorded – needs editing!
Mike C, Mark C, Sheila W
Activity theory + ???A duffer’s guide to activity theory. Really need to cover it.??????
Pedagodzilla movie nightWe need to get some movie talk out of our systems. Lets talk about highbrow movie stuff for a while.25% plannedMike C, Mark C, Becky C, Others
The Truly Open Mic NightThese Open Mic nights are a laugh and a half, but what if they could be laughier, halfier and enjoy a wider spread of voices? Let’s kick off 2022 with an Open Mic night that anyone from Twitter can contribute towards. Same rules as always, a 1-3min performance of something to do with education, pedagogy, lived teaching experience. Poems, songs, monologues, rants, lightning talks, audio puppet shows, standup – whatever you fancy.0% planned but where we’re going we don’t need plans.Mike C, Mark C and the whole entire internet
Learning outcomesMike recently worked with Tom Olney to produce a video on Learning Outcomes. It’s Tom’s special soapbox subject – and it would be great to go in to detail on them, as they’re such a fundamental part of design. Needs a good pop culture lens…25% plannedMike C, Mark C, Tom O, Paul A
EDIA in educationReally need to do something on this topic sharpish. Would be good to have something ready to coincide with the OU summer EDI event.0% plannedMike C + others
UDL & DnDUDL, and how it can make you a better games master.25%
Planned, recording booked!
Mike C, Mark C, Jen McP, Elliott S
Why is Spectrum not a learning organisation?Captain Scarlet X Learning Organisations90% recorded, needs editingMike C, Mark C, Sheila W
LARP and metacognitionMet Laura Mitchell at Playful Learning and want to do something involving LARP! Working title: ‘How does metacognition enable people to be the heroes in (dystopian) LARP’20%
Planned, needs recording date.
Mike C, Mark C, Laura M
CoP + Muppets with Copyright WaffleFollowing up conversations with Jane Secker and Chris Morrison from Copyright Waffle. Settled on CoP and the Muppets!80%
Recorded, needs editing!
Mike C, Mark C, Jane S, Chris M
The Playful Learning Games conversationsWe recorded about a dozen conversations about games, and how they reflect on education practice. These are ready to edit and publish over the next few months as minis.75%
Half edited…getting there….
Many many peeps
The edu podcaster research interviewsWe recorded some more of these both inside and outside Playful Learning. These are ready for a light edit and then publishing. They’ll ultimately lead to a paper, which is pretty neat.75%
Might not actually publish these…not sure!
Many peeps
How can creatures great and small boost employability through apprenticeships?All creatures great and small vs apprenticeships and the concept of employability in HE80%, recorded, needs editingMike C, Olivia R, Mark C, Chris C