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. Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Learn about one here.)

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. Flexible about time and space: In a connected world where we are very often working, learning, and interacting with individuals across the globe as a normal course of life, time takes on a different meaning.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

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.

What is social learning (and how to adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e- learning experiences to their customers, partners, and employees. What is social learning?

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

The Learner and The Feeling of Self-Efficacy

KnowledgeOne

In a previous article , we presented the self-efficacy theory of the psychologist Albert Bandura, a pioneer of the socio-cognitivist movement. Here’s what every teacher needs to know about self-efficacy in the context of learning and what they can do to foster it in their learners.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

Paul on Buzz : In order to face head-on the challenges of enterprise collaboration, informal learning and other change related terms, this question needs thoroughly investigating from a variety of perspectives with the desired outcome a mutual acceptance of the challenges that will invariably lie ahead. In relation to this topic the phrase 'compassionate attitude' sprung to mind; these are the words of the Dalai Lama some six hours ago. "If

Let's improve our learning language as learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If the Sami eskimos have 180 words for snow - how come we as learning professionals have only one word for learning? OK, we have learning and development (L&D) so we have two words. I think we are way too sloppy in talking about learning. but why do we keep on talking about learning without being precise what we are talking about? I am currently in the Exploring Social Learning MOOC by Curatr and it is great. brain learning, whole brain learning etc.

Value of Instructional Designers

Kapp Notes

Why do we ("learning professionals") continue to think we have the answers that are special to learning.how it should be done.who should create it.and how should others consume it? Maybe the question is "Do we still add value to the new learning equation? Over at ASTD's Learning Blog, Clark Aldrich asks Is it possible to have a universal argument, Simulations work better than traditional formal learning programs? We learn many things from well designed instruction.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

New Skills for Learning Professionals

ID Reflections

I have pasted the question here: "In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?" My colleague and I had begun a similar discussion on our " explore learning solutions " forum as well. Only way we stand out is the design/form/structure/format that we present the learning in. Learning Skills.

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Jeffrey Gitomer’s Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take by Paul on December 10, 2010 in sales Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill. Attitude.

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Jeffrey Gitomer’s Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take by Paul on December 10, 2010 in sales Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill. Attitude.

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment

eFront

Writing about recently learned material, latest changes in personal attitude, acquisition of new behaviors and how to use new knowledge in the work context are all an integral part of reflective writing. But when conscious awareness of learning is connected with recent performances in order to improve or rectify future performances, this writing becomes a reflective practice. This quality is extremely desirable during the learning process.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Blog – How Quantum Probability Theory Could Explain Human Logical Fallacies - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , September 16, 2009. 9 presentations on 9/9/09 - Workplace Learning Today , September 9, 2009. US Gov Report on Online Learning – a must read - Donald Clark Plan B , September 8, 2009. The 7 c’s of natural learning , September 18, 2009.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Thoughts on ASTD

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Then we sat down and talked about “Ten Steps to Complex Learning.&# It discusses personality traits, attitudes toward teaching, other factors that might interest you. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. Learn.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Learning 2.0

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ellen Wagner says, " I Ds help transform intangible information assets into things of great business or epistemological value." Maybe thats my explanation, or maybe people are just becoming more informed these days :-), with the www and all ;-). I will use the term e-Learning Designer, but include that I provide interactive training accessed via my companys Intranet.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&#

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Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

elearning , Collaboration , NetBooks , Performance Support , GenX , GenY , Immersive Learning , rapid elearning. John Medina in his keynote address at the eLearning Guild November 2008 conference talked about how the fundamentals of how a person learns do not change decade on decade – in fact, it is an evolutionary process. However, our knowledge of this learning process is very far from complete. Mobility and Learning. I mmersive Learning.

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. That being the case, it’s probably worthwhile reflecting on the changes that have impacted our training/learning departments over the past 10 years. It’s also worthwhile thinking forward to the world we're likely to be facing over the next 10 and considering what an ideal learning and development team might look like if it is to effectively navigate the future.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Point your smart phone at a QR code, and you’ll be led to a location on the net with more information. 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. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. It’s the platform where learning and work transpire. It’s an organization’s learning ecosystem. Informal Learning.

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