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70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

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The term ‘blended learning’ first appeared in the late-1990s when web-based learning solutions started to become more widely used and were integrated on one way or another with face-to-face methods. Of course the ‘blending’ concept has been around for much longer than the past few years. There are many other examples of ‘blending’ learning stretching back into the past, too. itashare

Language Learning - an Exemplar of the 70:20:10 Approach?

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Humans are an incredibly inquisitive and extremely social species. The characteristics that helped us reach our dominant position on planet earth are intimately linked with our search for understanding and our social nature. These also drive our learning patterns. And our ability to learn continuously the way we do has underpinned our success and our creativity throughout history. Petr Ruzick.

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Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

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My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. It shows the relationship between relative value and relative autonomy as they relate to different approaches to learning in the modern workplace. Initially from courses to resources and then further out to the exploitation of social collaboration and personal learning (and personal knowledge mastery ). itashare

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From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

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One of the major strategic objectives for many HR and L&D departments in 2016 and beyond will be to extend their focus and services beyond courses and out into the workplace. There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Firstly, we know that learning is a powerful and continuous process that occurs daily at work and throughout life. Why should there be better ways?

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Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

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Most people get it. Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance. In a recent webinar I discussed some very interesting data from the Corporate Leadership Council’s ‘Training Effectiveness Dashboard’ study with participants.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

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This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site. There are a few observations from me at the bottom. Calhoun Wick Cal is deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the area of workplace learning. Cal’s company has also developed the 70-20 tool , which supports learning in the workflow in innovative and measurable ways – it is well worth test driving.

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

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“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw Tom Spiglanin is a senior engineering specialist at the Aerospace Corporation in California and manager of the organisation’s technical training. In other words, they’re rocket scientists. Tom is a rocket scientist and helps other helps rocket scientists learn their stuff.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

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These are the words of Charles Dickens, 19th century English writer and social critic, writing in his epic novel set in England and France at the time leading up to the French Revolution. I believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. Equally, there has never been more danger for the profession. n(d)s?t/

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Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

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(a version of this article was originally written as background for an #OzLearn chat held on Twitter, 11th November 2014) The Power of Embedded Learning A common finding that has emerged from study after study over the past few years is that learning which is embedded in work seems to be more effective than learning away from work. Learning in Context These findings are not at all surprising.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

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The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. Training Industry estimates the 2012 figures for the training market at $131billion in the USA and $160billion for the rest of the world – a global total of $291billion. So how well is all this money being spent?

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Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

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This article draws on ideas and supporting material from a new book published for the first time in English last week. 702010 towards 100% performance by Jos Arets, Charles Jennings & Vivian Heijnen Copyright: Sutler Media Language: English Pages: 313 Size: 30.5cm x 23.5 cm (12 X 9.25 inches) It provides the first comprehensive and practical guidance for supporting the 70:20:10 model. 2015).

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Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

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A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. If you didn''t, your time would end soon -- a lot sooner than it had to. Could you change when change really mattered? When it mattered most?” He goes on to say that even if you think you’d change, it’s unlikely to happen.

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Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

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High performing individuals, teams and organisations focus on exploiting development opportunities in the workplace because that’s where most of the learning happens. Adding Learning to Work When faced with the opportunities to help with workplace learning, many HR, talent development, and learning professionals react by simply adding learning to the workflow. What actually happened?

Heading towards high performance

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This article was initially published on the Totara website on 4th January 2017. Welcome to the first instalment of our new Disruption Debate series, where we speak to leading industry experts to discover more about disruption in the L&D industry. In this post, Totara Learning's Chief Commercial Officer Lars Hyland speaks to Charles Jennings. In today’s world we can have both. said Charles.

It’s Only 65% !

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The results of yet another 70:20:10 survey were published recently. The researchers (possibly on work experience) declared that “ 50:26:24 is the average learning mix in most companies right now ”. The report of the 50:26:24 survey went on to say: “It’s widely accepted that the 70:20:10 model is the most effective learning blend for business, but getting to that perfect mix can be a challenge.

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The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

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“The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor. He takes new measurements every time he sees me. All the rest go on with their old measurements.” George Bernard Shaw I’ve always enjoyed George Bernard Shaw’s writing. He was a man who made a great deal of sense to me. I started reading his books in my early teenage years and many of the ideas in them have stuck. Shaw was also a lifelong learner.

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70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

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Over the past few years the 70:20:10 model for development has captured the imagination of organisations across the world. Some organisations apply 70:20:10 principles to targeted and specific development solutions. Others use it more strategically as a way to help them rethink and reposition their wider learning philosophies. The numbers are not a rigid formula. Why is this important? 1] [link

2016 Top Tools for Learning

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The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016. Jane Hart’s work in establishing this survey and encouraging people to reflect on the tools that they use to support learning of others, and also the tools that support their own personal and professional learning, is laudable.

Managing Learning?

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Donald Taylor recently published an article titled ‘ What does ‘LMS’ mean today ?’. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years. It is this. Learning can only be managed by the individual in whose head the learning is occurring. But they can’t manage the learning process for you. That’s down to you alone. This raises an important set of challenges. One thing we know for sure.

Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

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A Revolution or a Slow Demise? I’ve recently read Clark Quinn’s excellent new ‘Revolutionize Learning & Development’ book. Clark always provides a thoughtful and enlightening perspective. There are some observations and suggestions in here that get to the heart of the issues around the fact that our approaches to building capability through learning need a radical rethink. Used with permission.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

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JAY CROSS – Pushing the Envelope to the End

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“It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill. You’re learning all the time, taking in new information and making sense of it. You learn from experience, from conversations with peers, and from the school of hard knocks. You’re in charge of it, not a teacher or institution.” He brought us together in 2009.

In a Complex World, Continuous Learning and Simple Truths Prevail

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The book ‘The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine’ is Michael Lewis’ marvellous account of the idiocy and greed that led to the sub-prime bubble and the resulting global financial crisis. Lewis’ book focuses on a few smart people who saw the simple truths beneath the complex world of financial jiggery-pokery that led to wealthy people becoming even wealthier on the backs of others who were

The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

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(I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012. I feel it still speaks to a key issue for building high performance that has barely been touched by many L&D professionals). Yet one of the most useful tools for effective learning and development is reflection. This holds true for learning in the workplace and in life. what actually happened?

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Through the 70:20:10 Looking Glass

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This is the second of three posts adapted from articles written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. The original has been published here. The third article will be posted here a little while after it has been published in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 26-27 January 2012. In the first

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70:20:10 Primer

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I have often been asked to explain the fundamentals of 70:20:10 as a strategic framework quickly and simply. I wrote the one-page ‘primer’ below to serve that immediate purpose. Please feel free to use it for any no-commercial purposes. It is published here under the Creative Commons: Attribution – Non-Commercial – Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Primer What is 70:20:10? Why the Numbers?

When Learning is the Work: Approaches for supporting learning in the workplace

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Two weeks ago I ran a webinar under this title for Citrix. At the start I posed the question “when you think about one great learning experience you’ve had, can you remember where it occurred? Was it in a classroom or workshop, or did it occur while you were completing the task?” I’ve asked this question, or variations of it, many times over the past few years. The response from this group

The Power of Conversations

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“we tell ourselves stories in order to live” Haruki Murakami Jerome Bruner (1915- ) is one of the greatest educational psychologists the world has ever produced. He has spent his long lifetime studying learning and the human mind. Still active and in post as a Research Professor at New York University in his 95th year, Bruner has long realised the value of conversations and

Social & Workplace Learning through the 70:20:10 Lens

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There have been millions of words written and spoken about ‘informal’ and social learning over the past few years. In fact, if a Martian had just arrived on Earth and strayed into a meeting of Learning and Development professionals or into a learning conference, or even picked up a professional journal, he would logically assume that these were the only ways humans learned. Actually, the

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Learning in Wonderland: the untapped potential of workplace learning

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This is the first of three posts adapted from articles I have written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. This article appeared in November 2011. The second and third articles will be posted here a little while after they have been published in the magazine. I’ve taken Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as a theme for the series. The illustrations here are Sir John Tenniel’s