This month, we’re excited to launch ‘Expert Views’ - our new and exclusive video interview series hosted by Sponge co-founder Kate Pasterfield, where we invite subject matter experts from Sponge, and the wider digital learning arena, to share their insights on the latest industry challenges.
Over the past two years, we have experienced a seismic shift in our work environments. The move away from the office towards a hybrid model has presented unique challenges to almost every industry, just as we have witnessed great opportunities for progress.
Learning is a process that involves your learners’ cognitive reasoning and emotional processing. But much of this is going on subconsciously, so how can you design for it and increase learner engagement? Here are five science-based hacks to amplify engagement.
In this podcast Paul Howard-Jones and Kate Pasterfield venture into the future of learning, exploring how it might look in the years to come. Exploring technological and philosophical trends in learning and consider their impact.
In this podcast, educational neuroscientist Paul Howard-Jones explains the basic structure of the brain and key functions relevant to learning, before we get down to brass tacks and ask who’s really in charge of our decision making, emotions or reasoning?
In case you missed it: Watch Michelle Roodt discover how to develop ‘human-centric’ approaches to learning design, that take your Compliance & Ethics training further.
Playing games has a long history, but why do learning games work so well? In this fascinating episode, we explore this topic by considering the science behind games, and why ‘fun’ may not be the silver bullet of game design.
Learning with others has been our fundamental way of learning from birth. Anyone who has seen the acceleration of a child’s learning when they start at nursery has seen first-hand the power that social interaction can have on learning.
Reading can be incredibly effective for learning when it comes to understanding meaning. This blog looks into deploying reading in the right ways, at the right times, and how it can be a powerful and efficient way to improve learning programmes across an organisation.
In case you missed it: rewatch the webinar now! Catch up on ‘5 Techniques to Create a Buzz Around Your Learning Programmes’.
The idea of attention span becomes a fluid concept, as people can pay attention and learn for an infinite period if sufficiently engaged. This blog looks at how we can improve our learners' attention spans.