18 posts about Learning on this blog
Friday 24 October 2014, 07:29
One thing we didn’t want to do is continuously deliver low quality code…
Tuesday 2 September 2014, 09:27
Each ‘sprint’ focuses on a specific design challenge. And because ‘sprinting’ is so quick, we explore a range of ideas in a relatively short space of time. That's the theory. But like any bit of design thinking, the real insight came from trying it out and testing it in practice.
Monday 14 July 2014, 08:56
This is a blog post about the development of the recently launched BBC iWonder brand. It’s about how we took user centred designs, a strong editorial proposition and product leadership and created a brand.
Wednesday 4 June 2014, 12:07
BBC North Future Media at MediaCityUK, Salford are piloting a brand new Higher Level Apprenticeship Scheme in IT, Software and Web Technologies. The scheme will give young people the opportunity to work on the products that BBC Future Media is responsible for, including iPlayer (TV & Radio), Sport, CBBC...
Thursday 8 May 2014, 15:28
We started out with the structure of a guide. It had to be completely scalable, both in user experience and the way we wrote the code. Our first 3 fortnightly sprints (working under the Agile Methodology) were focussed largely on responsive navigation and how each step of the guide would be displayed...
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 10:30
BBC iWonder provides thought-provoking answers to the questions sparked in your everyday life - questions sparked by BBC programmes, what's in the news, important anniversaries, or what's trending on social media.
Sunday 19 January 2014, 18:00
For pictures with a dense amount of information on them, such as infographics, it’s important not just to resize a smaller version of a big image, but to load in a completely different image that’s best for that screen.
Tuesday 20 August 2013, 09:13
Today we're announcing the addition of a feature we're calling study guides in the Knowledge & Learning beta site.
Friday 5 July 2013, 16:12
A quick summary of the best of the blog from the last 9 months as Eliza sadly bids us farewell
Tuesday 11 June 2013, 15:01
Today we are announcing some changes to how you can bookmark recipes on BBC Food. This blog post outlines the changes and the reasons behind them.
Friday 7 June 2013, 08:00
Bitesize is the BBC’s online study support resource which is used by millions of students every year for help with coursework, classwork and exams. Later this year Bitesize is due to become part of the new Knowledge and Learning (K&L) website. Find out more about the new product from executive editor...
Wednesday 22 May 2013, 08:00
I'm part of the team building the new Knowledge & Learning product. In this post I'm going to describe the technical work we've undertaken so far, some of which you can see in the new beta release that my colleague Chris Sizemore recently blogged about.
Wednesday 8 May 2013, 07:00
Many of you might have seen the Great British Class Calculator a few weeks ago which captured the public imagination with a brand new model of British class. It inspired debate, curiosity, reflection and in some quarters even some parody! It also led to many people asking how we managed to produce such...
Thursday 18 April 2013, 11:39
Hi, I'm Chris Sizemore executive editor for the BBC's Knowledge & Learning product.
Today marks the beginning of a journey to unlock the learning potential of BBC content. As a first step we are releasing a new website which we’re currently calling Knowledge & Learning Beta.
Wednesday 10 April 2013, 13:25
I’m Dan Gluckman, an editor in BBC Learning and I look after the Knowledge and Learning science, health and history websites.
Later this month the BBC will be changing the way we cover the topic of health online and closing the current BBC Health website.
This doesn’t affect the BBC News Health site...
Thursday 17 January 2013, 10:20
Hi I'm Andy Pipes, executive product manager for Knowledge & Learning at the BBC.
Knowledge and Learning (K&L) is a new product in the BBC Online portfolio.
When complete, it will exist as a standalone property while also connecting...
Thursday 20 December 2012, 12:30
Tuesday 28 August 2012, 10:41
Hi, I'm Oli Bartlett and I was the product manager for BBC Food during the rebuild in 2009-10. This post is a follow-on to Duncan's SEO post to provide a little more context and detail on how we tried to maintain our audience reach during the re-launch.
In the BBC we often see temporary drops in audience...
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