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Biography

Malcolm Woodside

Captain Malcolm Woodside is the Staff Officer Grade 3 Training Development in the Communication, Education and Learning Technologies Section of the Trades and Training Branch, Headquarters, Army Aviation Training Centre, Oakey. Their small team develops and produces a wide range of Blended Learning materials for Training Transformation of aviation courses. He is an Education Officer in the Royal Australian Army Educational Corps, and he has filled a range of instructor and training system positions. Since joining Army in 1996, Captain Woodside has completed four degrees and three diplomas. In that time, his wife, now of over thirty-three years, completed the Doctor of Philosophy degree. They have five adult children and four grandchildren together. Captain Woodside volunteers at a local council's English conversation classes for new Australians (suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions). He also enjoys spending time with his family, as well as reading, walking and gardening.

 

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


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Microcredentials for Increased Learning Agility in Accelerated Warfare

In this short read, Malcolm Woodside outlines how the Army can increase the agility, simplicity and capacity of its Future Ready Training System.

By Malcolm Woodside

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Gamification is the future of learning

Games have always been a part of learning. In today’s digital world, incorporating games and gamification is essential to contemporary learning to be ready now, future ready.

By Malcolm Woodside

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Blended Learning, Digital Natives and the Effective Application of Learning Technologies in Army

In this week's long read, Malcolm Woodside examines how the Army Learning Environment can be adapted to better accommodate Digital Natives.

By Malcolm Woodside