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Webinar: Neuroscience for Impactful Learning Design

12 March

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Webinar: Neuroscience for Impactful Learning Design

On the 12th of March we held an exciting webinar with guest speaker Stella Collins.

Stella, the co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Stellar Labs, brings her extensive experience and passion for applying neuroscience principles to improve learning and development. The seminar, titled "Leveraging Neuroscience for Effective Learning," gave not just an overview of the scientific foundations of learning, but also practical ways for translating these findings into real-world learning solutions.

Continue reading to uncover the key insights and themes from our discussion, and watch the recording!

What to expect:

  • Explore the barriers to ‘sticky’ learning

  • How does learning really work; discover how to design with the brain in mind

  • Ideas to take away: ask our expert for top tips and answers to your questions.

  • Bust some myths and discover electrifying facts about your brain

About the speaker

Stella Collins is co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Stellar Labs and an evangelist for effective evidence-based learning. She and her team deliver world class learning solutions with impact, including a Skills Transfer platform built with neuroscience and fuelled by AI.

Stella is an acknowledged expert on the practical application of science-based learning to business performance and has trained thousands of professionals in more than 25 years in L&D. Her sell-out book ‘Neuroscience for Learning and Development’ is translated into 4 languages and in its 3rd edition. Her Linkedin Learning course has more than 30,000 participants. Stella engages and inspires audiences at international conferences, round table discussions, webinars, podcasts and blogs.  She hosts of the ‘Mind the Skills Gap’ podcast.

Stella has a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Human Communication, is a Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning, founder of the Brain Friendly Learning Group and one of the Brain Ladies.

Stella wants ‘A world where every minute spent learning is worth it!’

Applying Neuroscience Principles for Dynamic Learning Solutions

Stella began the webinar by explaining the fundamental concepts of neuroscience that are critical for designing effective learning experiences. She described the GEAR model (Guide, Experiment, Apply, Retain), a framework for learning design that takes from knowing - to doing. This model emphasises the significance of leading students through content, encouraging them throughout the learning process, giving chances for hands-on application, and creating an environment favourable to experimenting.

Transforming Training with Neuroscience and AI

A highlight of the session was Stella's exploration of the synergistic potential of neuroscience and artificial intelligence in developing impactful training programs. She shared insights into Stellar Labs' AI-fueled platform, which optimises learning outcomes by creating training programs that are both more efficient and effective. By leveraging AI, Stella demonstrated how learning experiences can be personalised and adapted to meet the unique needs and preferences of each learner.

Navigating the Ethical Terrain in Learning Innovation

Stella also addressed the significant ethical issues involved in using neuroscience and AI to learning. She emphasised the importance of transparency, privacy, and equity while designing and implementing learning technology. The conversation emphasised the value of ethical stewardship as educators and developers traverse the exciting but difficult terrain of learning innovation.

Conclusion: Embracing the Future of Learning with Neuroscience and AI

The webinar with Stella Collins was both instructive and an encouragement for educators, learning professionals, and organisations to embrace the transformative power of neuroscience and AI in education. As we approach a new era in learning technology, Stella's insights and tactics provide a road map for using these advancements to improve learning outcomes and close the skills gap in the modern workforce.

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