Articles in 'Blog'
Hands up if you like getting a bonus?
A look at badges, Positive Intermittent Reinforcement and engaging training.
Do you like the decisions that are made on your behalf?
How decisions can be controversial and where education is an essential part of shared decision making.
Forgetting, remembering and dragonflies
Spaced retrieval is a great way to help learners retain their learning
Smash the robots!
We're facing a turning point in our relationship with robots, software and tech in general.
Getting into the habit of it…
How long does it take for a habit to form? And should you care?
Background matters and how we can start to expand how we apply our learning in all sorts of unexpected ways.
Keeping it soulful
A visit to UnionLearn by the Coracle team is a good opportunity to reflect on intrinsic learning, Rhona Cameron and monkeys
Writing good learning objectives
Learning objectives should be measurable and observable
Turn on, tune in and... come back for more
A two-part article showing how course designers can increase learner engagement and persistence
Is there a ‘right way’ to learn?
Understanding our capacity to learn helps inform our choice of how to learn.
Where better to demonstrate @Sea Apps than AT SEA!
Two days spent crossing the channel, meeting seafarers on DFDS ferries and demoing the @sea Apps with Marine Society and RMT-Learning.
Press Release: IMarEST recognise AT SEA courses
International body IMarEST has awarded official accreditation to a popular set of Maths and English courses used by seafarers all over the world. The courses, produced by Coracle for The Marine Society, are unique because they speak directly to professional sailors, using examples and problems they encounter every day.
Old habits die hard. It’s a brave new world.
Evolution doesn't mean the old was bad. Simply that the future may be better.
Have you time to read this? Have you got time NOT to?
Not all time is created equal. Some thoughts on why that's so and how it impacts your learning journey.
Emotional Intelligence and the importance of perspective
How a lack of understanding or clarity can lead to a fortress mentality.
Myths, mysteries and mighty strange sightings
Myths about phone batteries meet the mystery of one-size fits all training
Geocaching: an example of Open and Social Learning
The ‘I Learnt This’ button is Coracle’s answer to a global game of Hide and Seek, where the hunter seeks treasure in the form of nuggets of knowledge.
Like love, learning isn’t a solitary act.
So you think learning is all about you? It isn't as solitary as you think. So laugh loudly and love learning with the Learning Line.
Big bets by Bill
A quick look at a big bet being made by one of the most influential people on the planet.
Whose data is it? Private or public conversation: you decide.
A look at what connections and conversations can happen on the Learning Line, who can initiate them and how you are alerted about them.