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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does: PART TWO

Jane Hart

And that in order stay in tune with new ways of working and learning, the L&D function needs to move from a “Command and Control” approach to one that I called “Encourage and Engage”. — the end is performance”. So we need to focus on the end, the performance.

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Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

Our formal learning approaches too often don’t follow how our brains really work. For me, that would be having a personal mentor traveling with me, looking at my tasks, providing both support in the moment, and developing me slowly over time. We’ll need to have a closer coupling between our activities and the resources, creating what Jay Cross calls a workscape and I’ve termed the performance ecosystem. In short, all of this is in conflict with how the human brain works!

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Why isn’t Sally at work today?

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What’s the future for traditional training departments?

Xyleme

The debate is engaging people in an important discussion about topics that are vital to anyone working in L&D, with participants on both sides making some excellent points. Donna Hamilton points out, “We know that very little of what is taught in the class room ever makes its way into working life. Jane Hart, also arguing in favor, suggests there is a major new role that the traditional training department can play in helping people work and learn in the new social workplace.

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