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%. Learning is social.

Improving Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Harold notes the 80-20 funding ratio between formal and informal learning and Will Thalheimer questions this funding differential in the comment section. Our time is better spent with the formal part of learning. How Do We Increase the Efficiency of Informal Learning?

Power of informal learning in developing managers

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here’s a six-year old article on informal learning I discovered while Googling for material on learning transfer. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. 4, Winter 2003. Informal learning occurs in the presence of both action and reflection (Watkins & Marsick, 1992) and includes “self-directed learning, networking, coaching, mentoring, performance planning.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information ? And the same holds true of rapid e-Learning tools and any in-house training effort.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Humble Learning Moment

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, May 05, 2007 Humble Learning Moment File this one under the challenging of outdated theories and assumptions. Ive been reading e-Learning and the Science of Instruction (2003) by Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer. Id say this is a must-read for learning/experience/ instructional designers, or whatever you may call yourself. Getting an Informal M.Ed

Nailed! How managers develop proficiency

Jay Cross

Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. 4, Winter 2003) . Informal first!

LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH JAY CROSS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Jay Cross, (CEO and Chief Unlearning Officer at Internet Time Alliance), as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Performance Learning Productivity

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. The same study found employees with high exposure to on-the-job learning activities were 262% more engaged than those who had no exposure to on-the-job learning.

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

Performance Learning Productivity

Tom is a rocket scientist and helps other helps rocket scientists learn their stuff. Recently Tom wrote a series of blogs titled ‘ Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning ’. People aren’t hired to learn, they’re hired to increase productivity or capability.

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LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Sahana Chattopadhyay, Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

Straw Men

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Wikipedia: “A straw man argument is an informal fallacy based on misrepresentation of an opponent’s position. In Informal Learning , I wrote that, “Formal learning and informal learning are both-and, not either-or.

Carpenters or champions in the world of infomal learning ?

Learning Cafe

Informal learning—such as learning from peers and colleagues (including OJT), learning by trial and error, and individual reading and research in order to be able to perform better—are important aspects of on-going development (Stehlik et al. 2003). Learning [.].

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How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. In many cases, blended learning may be the ideal choice because of the type of content. What Do Studies Say About Blended Learning? Online learning is the foundation of this model.

Is E-learning Implementation in Your Organization Smooth?

CommLab India

The World Wide Web and latest technological innovations have influenced how learning and training takes place in organizations. E-learning is one learning format that has given learners control of how and when they choose to learn. The e-learning will have no takers.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

Here, we will take a closer look at the first step – encoding – and its role in learning. Encoding is the first process of memory, during which information is transformed so that it can be stored. Visual encoding is the process of encoding images and visual sensory information.

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EPSS and ePerformance

Tony Karrer

Searching on eperformance I ran across your 2003 LearningCircuits blog entries (E-Performance Essentials) separating eperformance into edevelopment, einteraction and esupport. Yes, they learned, but really these were tools aimed at helping them DO more than LEARN. In a comment in my post Amusing Findings in Keywords Jack Pierce asked: I'm searching for the right term for what a lot of us do when we do EPSS type solutions.

ILT, eLearning Tools, Visual Learners, KM, monitter, & T&D Magizines

Big Dog, Little Dog

Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - Saul Carliner in eLearn Magazine. Despite a steady climb in the availability of e-learning, the overall percentage of instructor-led training is nearly unchanged: 71.97 percent in 2003 and 70.58 percent of all training in 2003 to 6.39

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Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. His article included citations with links, but included no links to the Learning Circuits Blog , nor to the post Workplace Learning in 10 Years that he discusses, nor to any of the individual responses several by well known and respect people from the industry. Tony Karrer Formal learning will still be going strong but somewhat de-emphasised.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 22, 2007 Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner In the fact-gathering phase for an e-Learning strategy project I am working on, I have the fun task of interviewing a whole bunch of potential end-users. Susie" graduated from college in 2003. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:16 AM Labels: e-learning strategy , interviews 2comments: Carolyn said.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. In yesterday’s presentation for Collaborative Learning 04, we asked “In business culture, where’s the pendulum this year?&#.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Information from Microsoft SMB insight report (increase SaaS, investment in tech).

Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms

Big Dog, Little Dog

Thus, for learning professionals to keep pace with the rest of the organization, Agile Design could easily be adapted to fit the needs of the learning and training community by providing an ethos for the design of learning: We are uncovering better ways of designing.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 19, 2007 The Auditory Advantage Patrick Dunn, in his latest rant, Games are not an alternative vision has this to say: The huge array of tools, techniques and approaches that games producers have developed with the benefit of their consumer-sized budgets are largely available to medium and low-end e-learning producers, if they would just apply their imagination.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. How to Run a Conference That Makes Us Say “WOW!” - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2010 Attending conferences is always a mixed bag. The conference started with an amazing “Light Night Learning Live&# biting and sharp comedy set up by Jared Stein and Marc Hugentobler.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: James Gee and Learningq

Mark Oehlert

For various reasons, however, these views less strongly inform how teaching and learning work in todays schools than they used to. " James Paul Gee What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy 2003, pg.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010: Final list, presentation and more , October 18, 2010 Yesterday I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list. Specifically, m-learning? Network Learning. She says “Distance Learning&#.

Five Years later: A Review of Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's Why Minimal Guidance during Instruction Does Not Work

Big Dog, Little Dog

After having a short discussion with Guy Wallace on his blog , I decided to do a review of Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's, Why Minimal Guidance during Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching , in which they postulate that students who learn in classrooms with pure-discovery methods and minimal feedback often become lost and frustrated, and their confusion can lead to misconceptions.

New sources of inspiration

Clive on Learning

This is the second time I've been to this event and if this current experience creates as great an impression on me as the first then I will have indeed learned something profound. My first experience was, I believe, Online Educa 2003. I was invited to speak on some aspect of online learning and was pleased to accept on the basis that, although I had no idea what Online Educa was all about, I had never been to Berlin. I'm writing from Online Educa 2006 in Berlin.

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

Learning Cafe

With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with Ernst & Young practices in 20 countries across Asia Pacific and was based in Hong Kong working across Asia from 2006 – 2010. Jeevan: Liz, “keeping up” learning must be tough.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

eLearning Cyclops: Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell

eLearning Cyclops

Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell. Signs you are in e-learning hell (as a designer/developer): The Help Desk calls and tells you they are receiving too many calls regarding your course and the _ (pop-up blocker, Flash Player and/or LMS sign-on). People call you and ask, "How long does it take to convert their eight hour classroom training into an e-learning course" and you answer,"I dont know. Do you have signs that tell you when you are in e-learning hell?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning (ed. Katie Salen)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Onion Nailed the "Starbucks Training Day" in 2001 | Main | Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by

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New Design for My Smile Sheet

Work Learning

Smile sheets (the feedback forms we give learners after learning events) are an almost inevitable practice for training programs throughout the workplace learning industry. SMILE) for my workshop Measuring and Creating Learning Transfer. As a Word 2003 document.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.