Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

converting information into effective strategy) and everyone else (i.e. the knowledge management specialists) seems to be focused on structuring the information.

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The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

The *only* reason I can see to do this is if you use that information to drop out any content that the learner already knows. (originally posted by Clark Quinn) Well, I really want to reply to Peter, but right now I've got a bee up my bonnet, and I want to vent (how's that for mixing my metaphors?). I'll get to Peter's comments in a moment. In recent work, I've reliably been coming up against a requirement for a pre-test.

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously. That’s the scale of information we envision when thinking of the amount of data we can reach out and grab—or in some cases is pushed to us—everyday.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

We transfer information. We can share information in the form of data and our own insights. Used with permission For more information about the 70:20:10 model and the 70:20:10 methodology, visit the 70:20:10 Institute site

7 Types of Training Programs That Should Now Be Converted to eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

Going digital is the only way you can meet the demands of the modern learner , who wants fast, personalised, bite-sized information , wherever they are. According to IOMA (2002) companies save between 50% and 70% when they replace instructor-based training with e-learning. With the world going digital, you can no longer stick to traditional training programs that have to be delivered in classrooms and whose efficacy is dependent on the skills and personalities of the trainers.

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

The eLearning Guild’s publication, boasting over 1000 articles since 2002. An informative blog about the software and design side of things from IconLogic. In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read.

CFOs Say L&D is Critical to Career Success

CLO Magazine

The world is changing quickly and constantly, and it’s vital to stay informed of the latest trends and sought-after skills in your industry.”.

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10 characteristics of authentic learning

Learning with e's

Multiple perspectives : Provides the opportunity for students to examine the task from different perspectives using a variety of resources, and separate relevant from irrelevant information. 2002).

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

The challenge is how can L&D activate and support informal and social learning in an intentional, high impact way that builds a vibrant learning culture? As early as 2002 Jay was describing the unrelenting focus on formal learning in terms of the ‘Spending/Outcomes Paradox’.

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with e's

They show that never before has access to information and people been so easy and so widespread, and that we make connections with people who can help us manage, organize, disseminate and make sense of the resources. 2002) Digital Hemlock: Internet Education and the Poisoning of Teaching.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

The challenge is how can L&D activate and support informal and social learning in an intentional, high impact way that builds a vibrant learning culture? As early as 2002 Jay was describing the unrelenting focus on formal learning in terms of the ‘Spending/Outcomes Paradox’.

4 Reasons to Use a Learning Management System for Safety Training

eLearning Brothers

Without systems in place to gather information and calculate training return, it’s difficult for many companies to even know whether or not programs are tangibly improving safety for employees. Learning Management Systems allow employers to do more than distribute information. 2002).

Learning on the move

Learning with e's

I cited Puro (2002) who declared: 'The mobile phone. is a new kind of stage where the mobile information society is acted out'. Does SMS text (the unorthodox spelling, or 'squeeze text' imposed by a limit of 160 characters) cause informal language to spill over into formal contexts?

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

So often people treat ID as just organizing information on a page. We can use devices in the classroom to mobilize us – get kids out from behind their desks and moving around, gathering information. Nowadays, there’s just way too much information. 1940s Bloom’s Taxonomy 1956 Mager Learning Objectives 1962 Gagne 9 Events 1965 ADDIE…1975 ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen 2002 The affordances of mobile devices are many – need to think about training and ID in new ways.

Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design?

Obsidian Learning

While there are many models of instructional design, the most common stages of the process are described in the ADDIE model (see, for example, Gustafson & Branch, 2002). 2002). Syracuse, NY: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology.

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with e's

For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods. 2002) Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution.

Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs

Kapp Notes

The organization is a National Science Foundation (NFS) center that is focused on providing technology education to faculty of community colleges in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

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BLP Wins Four Horizon Interactive Awards for Mobile, Game-Based Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

The prestigious competition has received over 10,000 entries from over 40 countries since its inception in 2002. This game helps them learn product information and increases their ability to sell – all in just a few minutes per day.

Profile of a learning architect: Charles Jennings

Clive on Learning

No ability to gather global management information, including costs. Charles is also a member of The internet Time Alliance, a think-tank of leading practitioners helping organisations ‘work smarter’ through informal and social learning.

How Gestalt Can Help You Create Better Training: This Month on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

The Gestalt theory of learning purports the importance of presenting information or images that contain gaps and elements that don’t exactly fit into the picture.

Informal Learning Blog » A Dutch 80/20

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

The general idea behind the LPM is that L&D interventions such as digital and blended learning, face-to face training and formal and informal learning have an impact on employees’ performance, which in turn has an effect on the financial and organizational performance. 2002; Saks, 2006).

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Learning Gets Social by Tony Bingham: Karie Willyerd, vice president and chief learning officer for Sun Microsystems explains the huge opportunity the profession has in informal learning: “One of the things that has happened is that we have focused so much on the 10 percent [formal learning] that we abdicated the 70 percent [informal learning]. It’s a call to action for learning to become really involved in social media in order to facilitate and enable informal learning.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

Hosted by Connie Malamed, an eLearning information, and visual designer, this podcast is all about ‘helping you design smarter learning experiences’. Although aimed at higher education, there is still lots of valuable information for businesses on this podcast.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Success in Manufacturing

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 31, 2006 e-Learning Success in Manufacturing This article is kind of old (from 2002), but provides insight into the successes achieved by one manufacturing organization. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. It made me think of a proposed project we have with a major auto manufacturing firm.

Mythical Retention Data & The Corrupted Cone

Will at Work Learning

Unfortunately, all of the above diagrams are evangelizing misleading information. Indeed, a Google image search for “Dale’s Cone” produces about 80% misleading information, as you can see below from a recent search. . . Starting in about 2002, we noticed many sources of refutation.

The ripple effect

Learning with e's

Anyone who is interested in the social media phenomenon would be very interested to read this from Abday Adhikari, writing in the Guardian : Every time we publish information on the internet, we are effectively starting a conversation, because people can respond or react to it.

At The Water Cooler of Learning

Marcia Conner

It involves memory, synapses, endorphins, and encoding, and, more often than not, those accidental and serendipitous moments we call informal learning. Most real learning—the kind that sticks to the walls of the brain—is informal. c) 2002 The Darden School Foundation.

Presidential Politics, LMSs – The Cycle

eLearning 24-7

When done right the data can identify certain longitudinal information, forecasts and other useful analytics. On the flip side, if you have hired 10 more support people and your previous number was five, that would great information because it shows an increase of customers and thus growth, b) recognition internally that you building your support and thus level of service. All of this was back in 2002.

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Reflections on strategies of inclusive and engaging learning courses

Adobe Captivate

Getting access to information, developing new concepts of thinking and creating new approaches and scenarios to solve problems is en vogue – but living in a society that puts their focus on knowledge can sometimes be difficult. Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age, ASCD, 2002.

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Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

Designing Digitally

Title: Moodle Description: Moodle stands for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment and it was designed in 2002 as a stand-alone educational portal. Need more information about open source LMS systems or help narrowing the choices down even further?

and then our tools shape us

Learning with e's

Today''s book recommendation is the fifth in the series: Howard Rheingold (2002) Smart Mobs: The next social revolution. My series of retrospective reviews of seminal learning and technology books continues.