Mike Booth & Teresa Rose – Learner focus

Posted on Jun 16, 2016

Learning strategies

Teresa RoseMike Booth

We talk to two L&D industry professionals about how to best serve your learners by focusing on their needs.

Mike Booth is Learning Technologies Manager at Vodaphone, we get his ideas on responding to the requirements of learners.

Teresa Rose is Digital Learning Strategist at energy company E.On who explains how to deal with different types of learners and what we can learn from research into the industry by people like Towards Maturity.

We spoke to Mike and Teresa at the CIPD show earlier this year, you can watch their whole interviews and more on our YouTube channel.

You can follow Teresa Rose on Twitter at @teresarose01 and find out more about Mike Booth's work on his LinkedIn profile.

The questions and their times are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject:

  • 00:42 - Mike Booth - Do we listen to learners enough?
  • 01:18 - Mike Booth - What do you do to make sure you're approaching this learning challenge the right way?
  • 01:51 - Mike Booth - Is it time to be thinking mobile first?
  • 02:59 - Teresa Rose - Is there such a thing as a typical modern learner?
  • 03:30 - Teresa Rose - What does L&D need to do to get to the heart of what modern learners need?
  • 04:46 - Teresa Rose - How important will personalised learning be in the future?

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