Building Habits; Killing Dragons – Episode 6

‘What did you get up to on the weekend?’ ‘Dragged myself into work. You?’ ‘Killed a dragon.’ We highlighted way back in Episode 1 that the crisis (or crises) of engagement in education, politics, and so many other industry contexts is pervasive. In an attention and time poor society, people don’t need to hunt for…

Gamify with AI – Episode 5 Follow-up

The chatbots have landed!! Would you bother talking to someone when you can just converse with your phone? Since we filmed Episode 5 on the gamification of language-learning, the massively popular app Duolingo has released its new chatbot feature. Powered by artificial intelligence, this feature provides a range of ‘virtual language tutors’ for users to…

Gamifying Food Regulation for Students – Episode 2

Introducing each other by interviewing each other. This may sound like a somewhat unconventional strategy for co-hosts to start a new web series off with, but reflecting one of those unforgettable lines from the 1960s: ‘it seemed like a good idea at the time.’ Of course, we’ve done the usual thing by providing some brief…