Evaluating Informal Learning

Dashe & Thomson

My colleague, Andrea May came back from ASTD International Conference & Exposition (ICE), which was held in Dallas in May of this year, raving about a presentation on “Evaluating Informal Learning.” The post Evaluating Informal Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

Evaluating Informal Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Informal learning in organizations is finally being recognized as a key aspect of employee development and performance improvement. But how do you evaluate something that is as unpredictable and serendipitous as informal learning?

Evaluating Informal Learning

Dashe & Thomson

My colleague, Andrea May came back from ASTD International Conference & Exposition (ICE), which was held in Dallas in May of this year, raving about a presentation on “Evaluating Informal Learning.” The post Evaluating Informal Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously.

2 Ways LMS Software Promotes Informal Learning in Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

companies in 2013 alone.¹. LMS Software Employee Training Informal LearningIn 2018, business leaders understand that training is key to a healthy, thriving business. That’s why nearly $165 billion was spent on training and development by U.S.

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.

Informal Learning Center

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

People acquire the skills they use at work informally — talking, observing others, trial-and-error, and simply working with people in the know. Formal training and workshops account for only 5% to 20% of what people learn from experience and interactions. What is Informal Learning?

The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Masterclass for L&D managers, instructional designers, and senior instructors on the concept and implementation of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning.

This Week on #TalkTech: President Obama Endorses Games, Tablets Make Us Smarter, and the Power of Informal Learning.

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re shaking things up in 2013 here at #TalkTech! Our team at BLP focuses heavily on game development and design… and we believe that learning games produce results. Should all kids learn how to program? Social Learning informal learning talktech

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. Revisiting Sharon’s 2013 Learning Trends.

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I wouldn’t call it informal learning

Jay Cross

If I had it to do over again, I wouldn’t call it Informal Learning. Better I should have talked about Experiential Learning , for that’s the informal learning with the most impact. People learn by doing. Informal Learning

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Performance Learning Productivity

Some will take steps to use their financial and people resources and exploit new ways of working and learning. Harold Jarche People who know nothing about connectivism or collaborative learning will profit from MOOC’s. Jay Cross 2013 will be a great year.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. MOBILE LEARNING.

ITA Predictions 2013

Clark Quinn

Some will take steps to use their financial and people resources and exploit new ways of working and learning. We’ll see an increasing use of mobile, and some organizations will recognize the platform that such devices provide to move the full suite of learning support (specifically performance support and informal learning) out to employees, dissolving the arbitrary boundaries between training and the full spectrum of possibilities. 2013 will be a great year.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers know we strive to make this blog a hub for corporate learning professionals. Our goal is to educate and inform, and to that end we invest considerable time creating and researching content that the learning and development community will find useful.

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. The CLOs reported “…there is little knowledge about how exactly to support informal learning.”. Informal learning is a top priority in most corporate L&D plans.

Building Informal Learning Habits

CLO Magazine

Short but disciplined upfront planning can help employees identify opportunities for informal skill development throughout their normal work day. “There’s no substitute for experience” is a common adage for those who have learned by doing during a long career.

Junky Informal Learning

Jay Cross

“How do you learn what’s going on? How do you learn to do your job?” Informal Learning1-800-GOT-JUNK (“Junk”) came by Internet Time Lab to pick up 24 months of trash.

12 Reasons Why MOOCs Will Change the World

Dashe & Thomson

As a learning consultancy, it’s important for us to stay at the forefront of the education landscape. While not yet proven, a new learning trend that has caught [.] The post 12 Reasons Why MOOCs Will Change the World appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Informal learning masterclass video

Jay Cross

Two weeks ago, I led a half-day masterclass on informal learning and 70:20:10 for staff and customers of the Dutch high-tech consultancy Ordina. “I do things I don’t know how to do in order to learn how to do them. This is so different from formal learning.

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share… how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. The post The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

The best elearning reads of 2013

eFront

Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! Cognitive Dissonance and the Denial of Social/Informal Learning , Mike Britz.

Informal Learning Does Not Have to Be Formal

Mindflash

One of the biggest problems with social learning is that it is an informal type of learning and organizations can’t help but to try to formalize it in any way possible. Tailor-made for Informal Learning.

Thoughts on informal learning

Sticky Learning

The way we grow IS mostly through informal channels, whether we are 18 or 58. Perhaps the curse of knowledge is that as we grow older we only remember the formal learning of our younger years. I think that the truth is that the mass of knowledge we acquired informally doesn''t sit in a memory box that''s clearly labelled ''Informal Learning'' so we don''t actually remember acquiring most of the knowledge/skills we now have - but it did get there - somehow.

Informal learning and Stoos management in four slides (Netflix)

Jay Cross

I’m writing the sequel to Informal Learning. Informal Learning Unmanagement Working Smarter informal learning informl jaycross netflix

Top 5 benefits of open badges for corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Open badges can motivate employees to learn. Open badges can formally recognise informal learning. I have argued previously that in the modern workplace, we should informalise learning and formalise assessment. The question is how to manage all of that learning.

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The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

On the contrary, I think a Learning Management System is a valuable piece of educational technology – particularly in large organisations. In other words – and the name gives it away – an LMS is useful for managing learning. I think of informal learning.

Jay’s Informal Learning Super Deck

Jay Cross

This deck is my starting point when I’m asked to do a presentation about informal learning. about informal learning than you did on the way in. Informal Learning informal informal learning informlSome of these 350 slides are eight years old; most are less than 24 months. Flip through the slides. I guarantee you’ll end knowing more. On my Walkabout I am experimenting with openness. I’m going to be much more open.

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

By that I don’t mean so much the knowledge acquired from the instructors, but (on the contrary) the skills developed in learning how to learn for myself. Analyse the pre-information of your chosen mooc to ensure it will give you what you need.

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Stop Trying to Formalize Informal Learning! by Stephanie Ivec

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most people learn about their jobs informally, from colleagues and mentors, and by observing (or. Learn here about two key types of informal learning, and how a central. knowledge hub can encourage unofficial, unscheduled, and impromptu learning, while making it.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 3

E-Learning Provocateur

My E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 3 is now available. As in the earlier volumes, my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of e‑learning related themes in the workplace, including: • Mobile learning. • Informal learning. Hooray!

A Case For Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

Informal learning has answers to some of the most pressing educational challenges organizations face. ” These early academic experiences may have contributed to the eventual development of Bandura’s influential ideas about self-directed learning, observation and imitation. In the last decade, globalization and the rampant availability of highly interactive technologies have altered the modern definition of social learning and its practice.

Why isn’t L&D embracing informal learning?

Jay Cross

Join the Learning in Organizations Community on Google+. A Google+ Hangout with Craig Wiggings, Charles Jennings, Enzo Silva, Pascal le Rudulier, Clark Quinn, and Jay Cross. Rough Agenda. Chat Transcript. Workscaping

A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

Most learning does not happen in a classroom or online. It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology.

The moot point of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Perhaps we need to look at learning differently. Perhaps we need to look at learning differently indeed. The proponents of informal learning don’t care. Nor do the proponents of constructivist learning. Nor, dare I suggest, do the proponents of social, mobile and blended learning. The only people who seem to care are the MOOC providers themselves (naturally), the proponents of formal learning, and the ever-present killjoys.