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Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics

Training is in a state of flux, some organisations are reducing budgets, while others are looking at how to train staff while reducing off-site time.  The nature of instructor-led training is changing too.  New learning technologies are informing instructors...
Learning Definitions

Learning Definitions

MLearning, micro-learning, mobile apps, interactive video, social learning, personalised learning. On our trails, we have discovered that these terms can get a bit confusing. So, we’ve done the dictionary thing which we hope will help clarify the terms a little....
Learning Behaviour

Learning Behaviour

With learning and development, it all boils down to behaviour change. No matter how beautifully designed a course is, or how spectacular the technologies are, if there isn’t a change in the learner’s behaviours, the course amounts to nothing more than a feel-good...
Moving across the water to find our perfect home

Moving across the water to find our perfect home

It’s been a long journey and we have travelled far but it’s all been worth it. You have heard the story already, from the shaken city of Christchurch to a leaky building building in Birkenhead and then our time-out holiday in Devonport. After five long years we...
Designing award-winning books

Designing award-winning books

Since 2003 we have been designing books for the lucky winners of the Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon and Joy Cowley Awards. Both awards are sponsored by Scholastic NZ, who offer $1500 in prize money and an offer to publish. These awards are very special as they both...

Using social media to promote your book – Blog 1

Using social media to promote your book. Building Audience: The main thing to remember when you start using social media is that building an audience takes time. It’s exciting when you first get started and everyone hopes that their social media posts will go viral...