Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


Improving Learners’ attitude towards Training . It is common knowledge that 79% of information learnt is forgotten within a month, if nothing is done to reinforce it.

3 Ways To Handle Toxic Attitudes In The Office


Toxic attitudes- most offices have them. Toxic attitudes come in many forms but they are all detrimental to employee satisfaction and productivity. Having an employee with a toxic attitude is very similar to having a computer virus. Perhaps most importantly, come into this situation with an optimistic attitude, you may be surprised about the results. For more information, visit HR Morning: [link].

A question of attitude

Clive on Learning

Ernest had strong opinions on just about all matters of pedagogy and good practice and that included the issue of attitudes. Clive," he said, "It's not our business to try and change people's attitudes. There's a certain sense in what Ernest said, although time and time again I've encountered situations where attitudes are the major block to progress. It's almost impossible to address issues of knowledge and skill when attitudes are in the way.

I can’t use Facebook

E-Learning Provocateur

informal learning motivation attitude autodidacticism autodidactism cartoon excuse Facebook funny humor humour learning pull self-directed learning teaching training This one goes out to all the L&D folk who are wary of the “I haven’t been trained” excuse.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

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. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. What is Guided Informal Learning?

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6 Benefits of Informal Learning


Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. In this article, we’ll share with you the strategies to embed informal learning in your eLearning environment to capitalize on this excellent motivating learning style.

Saffron Interactive and Amnesty International Ireland team up to challenge attitudes towards mental health

Spicy Learning

Information about Amnesty International’s campaign, is available from Information about e-learning around mental health and case studies are available from Saffron Interactive. Prejudice against those experiencing mental health problems is rife. In one study, 58 per cent of people felt unfairly treated by mental health staff. Yet one in four people will experience significant mental distress at some point in their lives.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning.

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Learning to Pull Information

CLO Magazine

There is talk about the shift from a “push” model of information consumption to a “pull” model, which leverages a constant flow of information and knowledge, available anytime and anywhere via a cloud-based social network. Most people in business have spent years living in an email-centric “push society” where other people decide what information they should see by choosing whether to include them on the message.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning.

Une interview de Jay Cross, l’auteur d’Informal Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Jay Cross, Chief Scientist à l’ Internet Time Group, est l’auteur de Informal Learning: Rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance (NDT: Apprentissage informel: A la redécouverte des voies naturelles inspirant l’innovation et la performance), publié en 2006.

Obsolescence, Design, Information, Change, & Experience

Big Dog, Little Dog

Columnist David Brooks has suggested that new technologies actually fostered lightning-fast investment decisions in the recent economic meltdown, but contributed to a herd-like mentality that exaggerated swings in attitudes and markets. How Much Obsolescence Can Business and Society Absorb?

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”


Beyond Information Sharing – “Working out loud” is not about sharing information. It is about providing the context to the information, the exceptions to the processes, the failed attempts and successes.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?


This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the “digital mindset” In an attempt to crystallize the skill sets, some of the finer nuances have been lost.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace


To transition from a hierarchical to a networked and transparent culture requires a conscious untangling of all the unspoken assumptions and biases that inform the present culture and values. Genuine appreciation, support and coaching need to define management attitude.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Frankly, I prefer to be known as the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning than for naming something, in the company of others, more than ten years ago.

Forum Qualitative Social Research

E-learning Uncovered

About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


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. What kind of knowledge, skills, and attitudes are required by learning designers to adapt to this thinking?

Here’s to Learning and Fun

CLO Magazine

But a study published in the 2017 issue of Journal of Vocational Behavior suggests adding some fun to the workplace could have an impact on informal learning. Researchers found a relationship between fun and informal learning. Tags: fun , informal learning , workplace.

How to Evaluate Learning: The Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century

Dashe & Thomson

Learning: To what degree did the learners acquire the intended knowledge, skills, and attitudes as a result of the training? Gather final data/information for all four levels and prepare for presentation to the stakeholders. (li>.


E-learning Uncovered

Open source travel information with regional guides. Grammar Instruction with Attitude. Users can participate by offering hints and reviews. Includes travel tools. Grammar Bytes! Includes detailed terms, interactive exercises, handouts, and more

Using Data to Create a Better Learning Experience

Lambda Solutions

To begin, you can collect a bit of information through employee feedback surveys. Does the employee have an improved attitude about his or her job after taking training? The first step to creating a better learning experience is to understand where it stands at present.

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Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Dashe & Thomson

Rob : Seems like a great opportunity for reps to share information – an internal wiki or portal. Advisors love to be receivers of the information posted, but don’t always want to contribute information. Rob : Are there any outside forces that make sharing information difficult?

Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99

Jay Cross

Conditions/attitudes for optimal learning. Real Learning diy DIY learning informal learning jay cross real learning social learningThe price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 to $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99

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Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

What does Agile have to do with Informal Learning and Instructional Design? Agile means the willingness to be in a perpetual state of Beta, accepting that there is no closure, can be no closure with information, requirements, needs, business opportunities changing at lightning speed.

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Top 7 Traits of Effective Leaders

Your Training Edge

To be an effective leader, the capability to make quick, hard decisions with limited information is important. Positive Attitude and Motivation. Effective leaders always portray nice and affirmative attitude.

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


Charles: We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally. So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. More and more work involves dealing with tacit information, and less and less work involves purely transactional work.

Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings


Attitudes can either facilitate or hinder constructive thinking and actions. It is tricky to formulate the right training strategy that will have a direct impact on employees’ attitudes and behaviors. Changing or influencing learners’ attitude is possible only when they are motivated.

7 Journalism Principles that Should Guide Your eLearning Courses

SHIFT eLearning

Great stories not only inform and educate; they also compel us to tweak attitudes, modify behavior, and correct responses. We all remember a piece of news that moved us to tears. We remember news pieces that roused us to action.

Get Results In A Period of Change


With the increase in access to information, successful organizations must always be adapting, changing, learning and growing. This directly impacts your attitude, effort and ultimately your success. Online Training information management training project management

Embracing a Mobile Mindset for Learning and Development

SHIFT eLearning

How we access information has changed dramatically over the last few years. It’s an entire change of attitude about how content is designed and delivered. This new attitude will take some planning, preparation, and persuasion to design training that maximizes the user experience

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. The skill is demonstrated to the worker via video, and further recorded information is provided.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?


Second, this type of learning has the power to transform employees’ attitudes about training, increase knowledge retention, and create a learning culture in the workplace, among other things. The skill is demonstrated to the worker via video, and further recorded information is provided.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

And this web site explaining what I would call common myths about lecturing and the evidence, or lack of evidence about the effectiveness is downright unnerving: Myth: Lectures are the best way to convey information. Lectures are the best way to develop students’ attitudes and beliefs.