BONUS Episode 212: Revolutionizing Learning at a Medical University in Chile

At the end of the violent dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in 1990, Chileans united for a newfound democracy. The short interview you are about to hear picks up at this historic time, when primary care doctors at Chile’s leading medical school called for a revolutionary approach to their own learning, and that of the communities […]

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New Course on the Calendar: Learning Evaluation by Design

Do you want to go beyond simple feedback surveys to really understand what your participants have learned and the difference it made for them, personally and professionally? Do you want to identify the factors that contributed to or hindered these changes, so you can improve the learning process in the future? In this course, Learning Evaluation by Design, you will design […]

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Episode 12: Learning is in the Doing and Deciding

On this final episode of Simply True, Jane is joined by all her co-hosts – Rebecca, Val, and Peter – to reflect on the axiom, “Learning is in the doing and deciding.” Val and Peter share similar stories – they met Jane over two decades ago, early on in their careers working in international development. After experiencing the […]

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Episode 11: Foster “Ah-Ha” Moments

Dr. Jane Vella and Val Uccellani are joined by Tonjala Eaton, Career Coach and GLP Partner, to reflect on the axiom “foster ‘ah-ha’ moments, not ‘gotcha’ moments”. Tonjala was inspired by Jane’s writing many years ago and set her sights on becoming a learning-centered practitioner. In 2019, Tonjala joined the GLP team as a Partner […]

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Episode 10: Hold / Fold the Opposites

Dr. Jane Vella and Rebecca Hutchins talk with Dan Haase, Associate Lecturer at Wheaton College, about the axiom “Hold the opposites” (aka “Fold the opposites”).  Dan first learned about Jane’s work years ago when his book group decided to read “Taking Learning to Task”. He became a quick convert to the principles and practices of […]

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