Donald H Taylor, who has designed this course, and delivers it, is author of ‘Learning Technologies in the Workplace’, chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute and chairman of the Learning Technologies Conference.
Donald has working in learning and technology since he began programming PDP-11 computers in 1981. He has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference in London since 2000, and the Learning and Performance Institute since 2010. His background ranges from training delivery to managing director and vice-president positions in software companies. In 2017, Donald was appointed as a non-executive director to British learning technology start up Filtered, which uses patented algorithms to make intelligent learning recommendations.
He is the author of ‘Learning Technologies in the Workplace’ (Kogan Page, 2017), a highly-rated, practical guide to ensuring successful implementations of learning technologies. He also delivers an online workshop based on the contents of the book and further research into the tools and techniques used by successful learning technologists.
He is an influential writer and speaker in the field of technology-supported learning and was the 2007 recipient of the Colin Corder award for services to training. He also chairs the Learning and Skills Group, hosting its bi-weekly webinar programme, and edits Inside Learning Technologies Magazine. He is a graduate of Oxford University and in 2016 was awarded an honorary doctorate by London’s Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the L&D profession.
Now based in London, he has lived and travelled extensively outside the UK and now travels regularly internationally to consult and speak about workplace learning.