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Peter Hawkins

Peter is one of Australia’s foremost learning technology and data analytics experts. Originally a maths/science teacher and data analysis researcher, Peter’s work in learning technology dates from the early 1990s when he was asked to assist UNESCO to implement remote learning in Africa. He established the first learning technology system for Monash University during his period as an academic in information technology. Peter’s company, Global Vision, was the first to provide LMS services in Australia and now provides a range of learning technologies to organisations nationally, both government and non-government. Peter is a regular contributor to Australia’s xAPI community and is the founder of Australia’s xAPI Trailblazers Group.
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Trust me, I'm a trainer

Feb 12, 2020 8:14:44 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in Insider

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A recent three-nation survey on Learning Transfer conducted by a consortium led by the University of Sussex made for some salutary reading.

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Learning Cultures - an accountant's view

Feb 6, 2020 8:53:13 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in xAPI, LXP, Learning Experience Platform, Learning Culture

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Deloitte Global's 2019 survey of Human Capital Trends was pretty stark - 86% of respondents believe that in the face of rapid change in the workplace, they must reinvent their ability to learn.

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Design Thinking (and a puzzle)

Feb 1, 2020 12:59:33 AM / by Peter Hawkins posted in Learning Design

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A lot has been said about design thinking recently, and a lot of it’s really really technical. That strikes me as ironic when design thinking is supposed to teach us to do the opposite of being geeks!

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Engagement - a case study (with tricks)

Jan 21, 2020 2:12:43 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in Learning Design, Engagement

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About fifteen years ago I was asked to help redesign a CPD program.

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Training videos on a shoestring

Jan 14, 2020 3:42:39 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in purchasing eLearning, Video

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Yesterday I had coffee with a fellow instructional designer. She spoke about how videos are perfect for some of the things she's tasked with teaching before adding "... of course I don't have the budget to do that". It was the second time I'd heard exactly that line in the last week alone.

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The economic case for knowledge sharing

Jan 7, 2020 4:38:30 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in 70:20:10, Learning Culture

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After my post on 70:20:10 at the end of last year, I took a bit of a break from posting to read more research on this area and was struck by the findings of a number of studies that show just how crucial it is to create knowledge sharing cultures. It's becoming clear that there is a consensus that it's not only linked to business survival, but to the prospects for Australia as a whole. Our government's economic research stresses that while innovation is vital throughout the OECD now more than ever, Australia's circumstances make innovation our number one priority.

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70:20:10 and how to do it

Dec 18, 2019 8:49:55 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in 70:20:10

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In recent weeks I've spoken about xAPI and in particular how it relates to the idea of 70:20:10.

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Instilled LXP launches in Australia

Dec 9, 2019 10:02:32 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in LXP, Learning Experience Platform

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Last week I foreshadowed the launch of to the Instilled LXP in Australia.

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LXP - rethinking online learning

Dec 5, 2019 8:02:53 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in LXP, Learning Experience Platform

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This week I had the pleasure of launching an entirely new eLearning concept - the Instilled Learning Experience Platform (LXP). It really was not until I first saw the Instilled LXP in June this year that I realised just how dated our entire eLearning approach has become.

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Gotta love trainers' ingenuity!

Nov 29, 2019 1:59:25 PM / by Peter Hawkins posted in xAPI

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I have to take my hat off to everyone who just completed the latest xAPI Cohort - all 650 of them! They spent 3 months "together" online for an hour a week from all over the world and learned every aspect of xAPI.

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