Panel Session LTG127
Learning Ecosystems - Including What You Already Have
It's easy to spend money on a single, big, new expensive learning system, hoping that it will solve your workplace learning needs. Easy, and foolish. The reality is that learning at work occurs using a wide range of tools, and often - very often - you already have those tools, it's just a matter of using them right. In this session we explore the complexity and richness of learning ecosystems, and consider how to build your right now, using what you already have.
Kiwi.com, Czech Republic
Head of L&D at Kiwi.com, Adrian has been with Kiwi.com for over 4 years and has been involved in the development of the department from a training team of seven members support the company in it's start up phase to the current team of 26 direct spread across three teams addressing the ever evolving needs of the organisation.
World Meteorological Organization, Switzerland
Patrick Parrish is Chief of Training Activities Division in the Education and Training Office of the World Meteorological Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland. He has been an instructional designer and training manager for 25 years, with a primary focus on distance learning solutions. In 2008 he earned a PhD in Education with an emphasis on the design of engaging learning experiences, and has published many journal articles and book chapters on related topics. For 20 years, he worked with the COMET Program in the development of education and training resources in meteorology and other geosciences topics, primarily for professional continuing education, before coming to WMO in 2012.
Patrick’s work is driven by a fascination with the processes of learning and the challenges of training, particularly the challenge of engaging learners with intrinsically motivating learning experiences. His current efforts include promoting and guiding the use of eLearning solutions for education and professional development for weather, climate, and hydrologic forecasters and related professions.