Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The main informal learning activities […]. Social learning

Is Informal Learning The Same As Social Learning?

Upside Learning

Very often I find that informal and social learning are grouped together. Social Learning Social Learning is participating with others to make sense of new ideas. Social Learning Informal Learning Sure there are some overlaps between the two, but they are not necessarily one and the same. Let's start by looking at their definitions. Marcia Conner, author of The […].

Leveraging Informal Learning Methods

LearnDash

Learning can take many forms. Most of us are familiar with, and can clearly define, what constitutes a formal learning engagement. Be it in a classroom or corporate boardroom, a formal learning event is pretty easy to recognize. But what about informal learning?

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

Informal Learning in the Workplace Survey

Jane Hart

I am working with the E-Learning Guild on a research project about the current state of informal learning in the workplace. What types of informal learning are going on inside your organization? Please share your insight by completing the Informal Learning in the Workplace survey. Social learning The results of this survey will be analyzed and shared [.].

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For the Love of Learning

Learning Rebels

I have just returned from the DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas. Neil Tyson Degrasse – DevLearn Las Vegas 2014. it is, for me, all about building my “Personal Learning Network” or PLN. It’s all about the informal learning!

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I can’t use Facebook

E-Learning Provocateur

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I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me.

The relationship between learning and performance support

E-Learning Provocateur

The difference between training and performance support proxies (at least IMHO) the difference between formal and informal learning, and I do not intend to rehash that which others such as Jane have already documented so well. Learning is about preparing for performance.

I Believe in the 70:20:10 framework

Tom Spiglanin

Charles Jennings promotes a 70:20:10 framework for organizational learning, where on-the-job experiential/informal learning and social learning represent the preponderance of each employee’s overall learning. Only 10% is from formal learning activities.

Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning

G-Cube

Not only training managers, but employees themselves are fast realizing this and are open to the concept of ‘perennial learning’ in the workplace. There are many learning practices that are prevalent in the modern workplace and each one comes with its associated ‘knowledge behavior’.

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DevLearn 2014: The dead of the corporate LMS and WYSIWYG authoring?

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn 2014 is approaching. The trends that I will be talking about are: The learner is taking control : Self-directed learning. Adaptive learning. Learning is moving to the business : Informal learning, working smarter. Just three weeks and it will start.

Practice and Sharing: The Keys to Success

B Online Learning

These were the two messages that stood out over three days in Sydney at the iDesignX Australian Instructional Design Conference (21st March) sponsored by B Online Learning and Articulate and the eLearning Design Workshops with Tom Kuhlmann and David Anderson (22nd and 23rd March).

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. You see, we love learning. Hence the learning experience suffers – even for the lurkers.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Connections are virtually all informal, put in place one relationship at a time by mutual agreement between two individuals. Changing Workplace Collaboration I Believe Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management Social Networking

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

To explore the practicalities of user-generated content, the Learning Cafe sponsored a webinar entitled Learner Generated Learning Content – Possibilities, mechanics and chaos? Training is the front end of an employee’s learning & development.

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. Challenge 1: Creating content for on-demand learning.

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Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes.

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. These are behaviors ingrained in the routines and rituals of organizations that are continually learning and learning how to learn. This learning cannot be left to chance.

Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Informal Learning

Trivantis

The trending topic today is informal learning! This learning trend is a huge part of the future of e-Learning because it has tons of benefits for those who encourage it at their organizations. It’s perfect for informal learning: Introducing Lectora Express – The Easy LMS.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning.

What Martin Luther King Jr. Taught Me About Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Day, I’m reminded of a learning experience I had junior year of high school. Taught Me About Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Informal Learning learning learning retention memory spatial repetition

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ). Learning the multifaceted “ropes” is necessary to become a valued employee.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

According to Wenger, 1 learning and sharing are critical elements in establishing one’s identity in a social community. As Wenger points out, identity is a powerful incentive for learning and sharing. Learns. Bring new learning back to the workplace and socialize it.

Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning

Tom Spiglanin

For nearly three years, I’ve been exploring social learning, informal learning, and the changing workplace. I’ve also grown by narrating what I learn here, whether you call that learning out loud, working out loud, or showing my work.

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I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

If Learning and Development organizations (or anyone, for that matter) are going to facilitate learning in the changing workplace, it’s vitally important to understand how employees actually learn.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process.

Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry. How would people learn in future?

How the Military Informs Learning

CLO Magazine

Murphy: One of the things we learn in the military is that simplicity combats complexity. One of the things that we learned in the work we did with the military and the work that we’re now doing with business is there’s a process to combat complexity, and it’s almost the same process to develop leaders. Kate Everson is an associate editor at Chief Learning Officer magazine. In his new book, “Courage to Execute,” Afterburner Inc.

A Training Professional Seeks a Yoga Practice

Allison Rossett

These items, I would learn, are called props. I liked learning this new language. Blog posting Informal Learning instructional design personal growth standards Training + Development Malinka. My first ever yoga class happened six miles from my house.

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The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs

Learnnovators

What is, however, required is that they have to be designed on engaging learning strategies and components that satisfy today’s learners. Deloitte TMT Predictions 2014 Report : This report explores the state of MOOCs in 2014.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ).

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

The presentation was the closing keynote at iDESIGNX in Sydney 2014. In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. With the internet it seems anyone’s a pro. Why not you?

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

How To Encourage Informal Professional Development At Work In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. eLearning blogs elearning elearning guild informal learning instructional design Web Courseworks

Work Out Loud: Produce Better Work (microvideo)

Tom Spiglanin

I just returned from DevLearn 2014 in Las Vegas, an annual conference attracting leading-edge developers of educational products. Informal Learning microlearning Microlearning Microvideo