Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010. Excellent Technical Resource for Mobile Learning - Workplace Learning Today , February 9, 2010. SharePoint Social Learning Experience - eLearning Technology , February 1, 2010. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through Asynch Discussions - Learning Visions , February 5, 2010.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Sure, the new iPhone looks faster and sexier…but is it really going to move us forward when it comes to embracing mobile learning? Topic 2: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is Not a Technology…so how do we help organizations learn informally?

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7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”


Community members learn together, share feedback, take onus of building the domain. Talented coders and developers come together to learn, share and co-create. We all know that true learning takes place through dialogues.

Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow. Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance , sponsored by Xyleme , will replace Informal Learning Flow. Apple’s segmentation strategy, and the folly of conventional wisdom - OReilly Radar , September 29, 2010. Top 10 TED Videos - Workplace Learning Today , September 10, 2010. Creating tone of voice in eLearning. - Learning Visions , October 15, 2010.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. 2015 will only make it better – as learning departments find a way to circumvent or solve the existing challenges posed by it.

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6 Reasons You Need a Social LMS Right Now!

Origin Learning

Social learning is a concept analogous to social networking. Learning leaders that do not yet believe in the power of social learning must carefully recognize the huge unfulfilled demand for social collaboration that employees probably don’t even know, exists.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Informal Learning, Blogs, and Corporations

The Learning Circuits

One of the prime rules of blogging has to be that good information can come from just about any source. But what did make me want to blog was ideas raised in another article in the newsletter entitled Three Rules for Sharing Informal Knowledge. First, corporate control of information. I'm not going to weigh in on right or wrong, but leave it at I don't think many companies, particularly their legal departments are ready to relinquish control of information.

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

In Silicon Valley, the chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula , a nine-classroom school, and so do employees of Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard. …

Informal Learning Blog » Dawn of the virtual learnscape

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


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.

16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

The Internet is going ga ga about it; the mobile lovers can’t seem to get enough of it; the Apple fanboys have already bought it; while the rest have been writing about it. Speaking of the iPad, the growth of mobile devices has led to an increase in social and informal learning.

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. How Blended Learning Will Change the World.

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Informal Learning, Richard Feynman, Everthing, Web Colors, iPhone

Big Dog, Little Dog

Spiritual dimensions of informal learning - Mauro Cherubini's moleskine. Focus on the three primary learning strategies: mentoring, self-directed learning and dialogue. Or it could be marked as the day Apple overestimated its reach and watched its remarkable 10-year renaissance begin to wane. Phone Launch, AT&T Vs. Apple Store - GIZMODO. Day one revealed what all Apple aficionados fear.


Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? How critical technology is in helping us put the human at the center of the learning process.

Competition: Love elearning & writing about it? You can win an iPad!


The competition will take place from November 26th to Dec 17th and during that period we will accept blog entries on the following topics: Informal learning in the workplace. Social learning in the workplace. Tablet learning.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): I swear.this is why people switch to Apple.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Your LMS Is a Control Freak | Main | Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two » September 15, 2007 I swear.this is why people switch to Apple.

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The end of publishing as we know it

E-Learning Provocateur

Already we are seeing an acceleration in the sales of e-books, which I expect will correlate with a resurgence of reading as an informal learning activity. Tags: e-books self publishing storytelling ebooks informal learning

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" | Main | September 11 » September 07, 2007 Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with

Making 70-20 Learning Visible

Fort Hill Company

It is harder to see the “70” (Learning by doing) and the “20” (Social learning) because 70-20 learning is a lot like gravity: It is always turned on and largely invisible. There appears to be real interest in Informal Learning and Activating the Learning Side of Work as Kathy Granger and I spoke last week at the 2016 ATD International Conference in a standing-room-only session titled, “ Learning Anytime, Anywhere: How to Activate Informal Learning at Work.”

Twelve more shopping days until Christmas

Jay Cross

There’s still time to buy a copy of Informal Learning before Christmas. They provide a free chapter, A Natural Way of Learning , and link to some reviews. Apple lists it on iTunes for $33.99. Informal Learning

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Putting a learning platform in place.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Corporate Crush, Realized

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Maybe you think Apple is awesome, or fantasize about giving up your day job to work at Chipotle because you think theyre forward thinking and kind of cool.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)


In other words, learning needs to go Agile. They include two major pieces of information: 1) a clear statement of some small functionality and 2) detailed description of how to test this functionality. Agile Development Learning Technologies informal learning

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Update from Europe

Jay Cross

I used to say that after conversation, the most important learning accelerant was beer. Riesling is a more effective learning lubricant. Free apples on the counter. Informal Learning Just Jay The Learning Business Well-being

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Learning Therapy at the Fall CLO Breakfast Club

CLO Magazine

This fall’s event is themed “Learning Innovation: Development for a Changing Environment,” and features a panel of three experts sharing their views on the state of employee learning and development. 20 (crossing my fingers that we hit the fall color season in New England), before wrapping up in the Big Apple on Oct. The recent earthquake rumbled into the conversation as an example of how people respond to events and seek information.

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April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best from Informal Learning Flow. Big List of Educational Technology Journals - Workplace Learning Today , April 12, 2010. Apple’s iPad Brings Easy Reading to the Blind - News , April 12, 2010. Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Another thougtful refutation to Keens money-grubbing argument. From the press release : "Enterprise Ajax software suite will support Apples long-anticipated iPhone.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

I mean in an Apple sense of this phrase, Picnik just works. and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.

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Clark Quinn

Many years ago, I met a guy who worked for Apple. And, as I just ordered new business cards, I put Intellectricity as the tagline instead of “Learning & Performance Strategy” or other permutations with Technology and such in the title. meta-learning strategy

eLearning Host List February

Tony Karrer

Using various social signals we came up with the following as being the hot items during February 2009 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts and other Items The ‘Least Assistance’ Principle eLearning is not the answer Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace Here’s How I Built That PowerPoint E-Learning Template Informal learning - what is it?

Innovative Work Spaces

Clark Quinn

I recently read that Apple’s new office plan is receiving bad press. This surprises me, given that Apple usually has their handle on the latest in ideas. The report I saw says that Apple is intending to use an open office plan.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace -- How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple''s Siri.

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My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07

Jane Hart

The limits to what you can learn online or alone [link] (HT @ GautamGhosh ) #. RT @ alc47 : Collaboration and social learning – even trees do it [link] <Another powerful post by Nic #. RT @ charlesjennings : @ JaneBozarth Informal Learning strategy – slide 15 here shows the essential tool, Jane. How Apple (unintentionally) revolutionized corporate IT [link] via @ FortuneMagazine #. RT @ bigthink : Is 16th Century Teaching the Future of Education?