The Learning Science Weekly Podcast brings together thought leaders, researchers, creatives, authors, and scientists to chat about the science of learning and how it can be applied in corporate and customer education.
In this week's episode, we interviewed Carl Crisostomo and Dr. Kripa Sundar. Tune in to learn some of the biggest challenges in translating learning science research into meaningful insights, tips & tricks to apply to your own learning journey, and trusted resources where you can get learning science information.
Guest 1: Dr. Kripa Sundar
"My entire passion is to help people learn about learning." - Dr. Kripa Sundar
Dr. Kripa Sundar is a learning scientist working with all stakeholders to make learning effective, efficient, and engaging. Much of Dr. Kripa Sundar's work is on studying the effects of seductive details in learning, something that is prevalent across many learning ages. You can see the research and practitioner publication on her website. One observation she made through her experiments was that including seductive details lessened how important the lesson was perceived to be. From her limited corporate experience, it is common among workplace training too.
Here are some readings that have changed Dr. Kripa Sundar's thinking:
- Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown
- Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz
"I think that education is the primary way that we can open minds and change." Dr. Kripa Sundar
Guest 2: Carl Crisostomo
"Anyone who works in learning should have an understanding of learning science." Carl Crisostomo
Carl Crisostomo is an experienced strategic and commercial leader. He and has spent the last 20 years working across multiple disciplines in both large and small learning companies. More recently for both Saba and Cornerstone.
Carl has a passion for learning science and is a regular vlogger on the subject. (Find them on his Linkedin page and YouTube.) With storytelling as a core skill, he is on a mission to spread the message that everyone in L&D should know more about the science of learning.
"I've taken up the task of understanding as much as I can about the science of learning." - Carl Crisostomo
Carl recommends Nancy Duarte's book, called Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences.
Thank you again for listening and join us again next week!