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Welcome to The Learning Hack, a podcast about the people and technologies that are shaping the future of learning.

Nov 15, 2021

John is joined by Megan Torrance, Chief Energy Officer of Torrance Learning, a custom development company based in Michigan USA. With an MBA from Cornell and a consultancy background, Megan has a firm grasp of the business value of learning initiatives.
But her two decades of experience in learning technologies also includes a strong bent towards using data for learning. She is strong advocate for xAPI, and organizes the 'xAPI Party'. How does she feel about the slow rate of adoption of xAPI among learning departments?
  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:09 – How she leads Torrance Learning
  • 6:03 – Normalising Data in L&D
  • 10:42 – Current state of xAPI
  • 15:17 – xAPI Examples
  • 20:43 – Learning as a process
  • 30:33 – Women in L&D
  • 39:42 – How to follow her activities
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