Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

This is the same way lots of animals learn (bear with me – no pun intended). They were actually steps away from trying to put these pigeons in the front of missiles to guide as an early alternative to radio guided missiles. Rolling out Informal Learning.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Colleagues learning and sharing ideas. Most business managers know intuitively that we learn our jobs by doing our jobs. Many companies, who’ve recognized this fact, have started to consider how they can harness learning by doing in their training programs. Learn about one here.)

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Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

When we worry about the status of their credentials or lose sleep over their completion rates, we’re perpetuating an out-dated paradigm of education based on formal learning. I prefer to see MOOCs through the lens of informal learning which values the learning over its bureaucracy.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So what’s the alternative? If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Unlike a VLE, an ILE is strictly informal. Informalise learning.

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Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The speed at which innovations propel these learning concepts are discussed here. __ I am not a surfer.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology? Online learning only worked on the LMS is was originally created for. SCORM struggles to deliver the strong mobile learning experience modern employees want.

Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report

Learning Wire

Both desk research and recent interviews with 50+ CLOs underline that even today, many of the biggest corporate learning functions struggle to show their added value. The Learning Performance Model (LPM) – an alternative measuring contemporary L&D. Digital learning.

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Top e-learning trends to keep an eye on in 2018

Matrix

Luckily enough they have the possibility to draw informed predictions and forecasts about the foreseeable future. Top e-learning trends to keep an eye on in 2018. E-learning already is the preferred method for corporate training and it is developing as fast as the technology behind it.

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Everything You Need To Know About Workday® Learning Center HCM

WalkMe Training Station

In 1999, the Editor of Training and Development magazine wrote: “Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing.”. And yet, nearly 20 years later, approximately one fifth of organizations still don’t use a learning management system (LMS).

8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

It’s true that memorization techniques and learning methods usually vary from one individual to another. Unfortunately, the conventional learning methods do not have the capabilities needed to track and even report these alternate learning avenues.

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8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

It’s true that memorization techniques and learning methods usually vary from one individual to another. Unfortunately, the conventional learning methods do not have the capabilities needed to track and even report these alternate learning avenues.

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Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Your L&D strategy needs to reflect the way people learn in your organisation. The majority of the knowledge and skills that are required to do a better job are picked up informally. Performance support is one of the main reasons for offering learning on different platforms.

4 eLearning Trends That Will Change The Way You Look At Online Learning

CommLab India

In the Learning and Development (L&D) community, the words learning trends are easily tossed around. However, it is quite tough to live in the midst of a technological disruption in the learning space. Are they powerful enough to change the way you currently look at learning?

Learning in the Workflow

Litmos

We’re moving learning to the workflow, and this has some important implications. Major factors include moving from learning beforehand to supporting in the moment, or a blend, making those performance moments also learning ones. We can also put information ‘in the world’.

How to boost your L&D credibility and visibility

Learning Wire

Whilst the added value of L&D is significant for today’s business, many learning departments still haven’t found an efficient method of visualization and presentation of their programs’ outcome. LPM – a better alternative for measuring the value of L&D.

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

I have worked in a learning environment for just over 10 years – not a very long time when you think about the grand scheme of things. There have been many leaps forward in technology for learning in the past 10 years. What does all of this mean to learning? Good ole’ Instructional Design principles and Adult Learning theories have not changed. Adults still learn in the same ways they did before all of this came about. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

I will begin this post with Paul's comment on FB and then track the conversation we had. Quoting from 5 Tips for Knowledge Gardeners: How to Grow a Collaborative Learning Community : Imagine your workplace as an award-winning garden — a place where you nurture knowledge and success.

Workplace learning is like learning a second language

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Slideshare’s World’s Best Presentation Contest 2010: the results are in 24 Tips : and my Tip for 13th December Workplace learning is like learning a second language On December 11, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In a recent comment on my blog I compared learning in the modern day workplace with learning a second language.  The same for workplace learning.

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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Can PeopleCloud support learning in all its contexts?

Clive on Learning

Last week I posted that Formal learning doesn't need to be all that formal. My argument was that well-designed formal interventions can extend beyond the confines of the course to include elements that would normally be regarded as 70 or 20 in the 70:20:10 model or experiential , on-demand or non-formal in the model I present in The New Learning Architect. Learning professionals have no real difficulty in supporting the formal element of their work, i.e. providing access to courses.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

Developments in such diverse fields as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, biotechnology, robotics, machine learning and genetics are all building on each other and creating a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment, VUCA for short.

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What can L&D learn from the UK election results?

Unicorn Training

We all know the importance of engagement in learning, and this was illustrated vividly in this election. When the huge crowd at a pop concert at Tranmere football ground, two weeks before the election, broke into a spontaneous and thunderous chant of “Oh Jeremy Corbyn”, it felt like there was something big happening under the radar, and of course the clips of the event went viral Here is one of them.Social learning. Our people want to learn.

How To Use Responsive eLearning Design For Better Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

It offers the best possible layout on your device (smartphone or tablet) that helps you get the right User Experience and the expected learning experience. As I have mentioned, there has been a steady evolution of the authoring tools and currently, there are 3 tracks: Responsive Design Tools.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: A learning management system for business can break the bank for a small company on a tight budget. There are many SaaS learning management systems out there that can provide a scalable and affordable solution for companies with less than 500 employees that provide a much better alternative to free systems like Moodle. The options for cloud-based e-learning for a small business. Open source learning management system.

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Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

Shortly, I'll be responding to this month's Big Question with my Predictions for Learning in 2008. I could answer this as the biggest challenges for Learning Professionals generally, and maybe I'll come back and do that, but for now, let me just write what I see as some of my bigger challenges in 2007. And if you are talking Reusable Learning Objects, Courseware Templates, Tracking Mechanisms, Content Management, etc. What is the form of informal learning?

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Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)

Learnnovators

CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. Performance support is not extensive but necessary information is available on the company’s intranet. learning architects

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

Xyleme

The rapidly evolving and shifting environment and organizational patterns in learning and development have sent waves throughout the industry. Blended learning increasingly underpins many of the corporate strategies that are either in place or in their nascent stages.

Is the Future of Learning Bite-Sized?

CLO Magazine

These three trends are driving big changes in the industry and make a strong case for bite-sized learning. Three trends are driving big changes in the learning and development industry, and none have anything to do with informal learning, mobile learning or game-based learning. Miniaturization refers to the distilling of a learning experience into smaller, more easily consumed packages.

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas! 1 – Need for change in L&D In January 2010 I gave a presentation at Learning Technologies 2010 Conference on The changing face of L&D.    Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning. See Can training departments learn  from zoos ).