How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Other times, they neglect to post mission critical information in the new location.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Their calendar updates with activities that are happening that day that they should know about.

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It Happens. Employees Forget What They’ve Learned

CLO Magazine

According to a January 2017 survey on employee information retention by corporate learning management system provider Bridge by Instructure, 45 percent of employees spend at least 15 minutes per week looking up information that was taught in a company training session.

Mark your calendars: ScreencastCamp 2014

Visual Lounge

Here’s more information about ScreencastCamp : What is ScreencastCamp? You can find more information about ScreencastCamp here. For more information you can view pics from past ScreencastCamps , like our ScreencastCamp Facebook page , and visit the ScreencastCamp website.

Connect with us in February 2015 – Where will TechSmith be?

Visual Lounge

More information about this show is here. They’re also happy to get feedback about events and what information is helpful to you. News & Events TechSmith Events calendar conference Conferences Events February news and events schedule Tradeshows Are you interested in connecting with TechSmith at an upcoming event? Check the list below to see where TechSmith employees will be next month. We’d love to see you! TCEA 2015. February 2-6. Austin, TX.

Moodle: A fantastic tool for informal learning - and not just “e-learning”

Bottom-Line Performance

Along with two of my colleagues at BLP, we showed attendees OUR Moodle site - and attempted to illustrate many of the cool features Moodle provides and how Moodle facilitates informal learning and not just functions as a place to house and track e-learning. 3) Moodle can provide a company-wide calendar of learning events that everyone can see. Moodle is going to be a major help to us in developing employees and fostering informal learning.

Forget Me Not So Much

CLO Magazine

Basically, online access via mobile devices is omnipresent and will become more so, leaving humans with constant contact to information in just a few swipes of a screen. Forgetting Information Hurts. It’s an intuitive thought that more training would help employees retain information.

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. The CLOs reported “…there is little knowledge about how exactly to support informal learning.”. Informal learning is a top priority in most corporate L&D plans.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

One cannot inset social learning in the training calendar and feel happy about it. 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.

Customer Experience Key to Product Design

Origin Learning

The sheer power of juggling and curating information of over 700 world-leading brands can be equated to the powerful hum of a car engine as you feel the controls in your hands! An integrated calendar is available to show both learning and work schedules.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

Social learning functionality lets the learners help each other and it lets the training managers tap into the huge well of informal learning. Classroom events can be managed through the Academy, letting learners book courses they see on their calendar. What is Blended Learning.

Effective Employee Training in 6 Key Steps [Infographic]

Pract.us

Graphics acknowledgements: Key by il Capitano, clapperboard by Iconfactory Team, megaphone by Gregor Cresnar, checklist by Hans Draiman, calendar by Oksana Latysheva, graph by Shmidt Sergey from Noun Project.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Information Addiction Let me start this topic with a word of caution. This reaction causes you to seek more information.

After the Classroom: What Can You Do to Make Sure New Skills Become Old Hat? [Infographic]

Pract.us

The brain has to weed out useless information for efficiency. Research has demonstrated that if you can reinforce information six times within thirty days, you can retain 90% of the information.

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My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

A personal information system : I use both Notability and Notes to take notes. A variety of productivity apps and tools : Calendar is crucial, and Pagico keeps me on track for projects. Reflection: this overlaps with the personal information system.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett)

Mark Oehlert

Clarke | Main | 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days » March 19, 2008 "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett) Man, I really WANT this.

Bob Mosher Workshop on Informal Learning

Learning Visions

To all of my local Massachusetts colleagues and readers, be sure to put this event on your calendar and then get yourself there! Hope to see you there! ** Mass ISPI Fall 2010 Workshop, O ctober 21 Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? Bob Mosher Global Chief Learning Strategy and Evangelism LearningGuide Solutions Thursday, October 21 7:30 AM-11:30 AM Some research suggests that up to 80 percent of learning in the workplace occurs on an informal basis.

How to Get Sign Ups to Show Up

Blue Sky eLearn

They may have the event on their calendars, but when the time comes, the webinar completely escapes their mind. Ask for their #1 question or challenge related to the content and/or other information you’d like to know about your attendees (e.g.,

How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools

eLearning Brothers

It doesn’t matter where you live and what kind of knowledge you would like to obtain; all information is easily accessible when you have access to the Internet. You can use the app with Google Calendar.

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Use an interaction like this to encourage the mindset of talking to other people or consulting a resource to gain information. “Day in the Life” Calendars. Screenshot of “Day in the Life” calendars).

Product Review: Totara

eLearning 24-7

Calendar – Love it here, but when you hover over the dates, shows a tiny box if an event is available. Clicking the calendar is no good, because you do not go to the full screen calendar in the system. It takes you to a text information of the featured course.

The Future of the LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

With the addition of informal learning opportunities, hopefully, learners will stop thinking of the LMS as “the place to go to get to the training&# and start viewing it as “where I can find what I need to know.&# The LMS becomes a true repository for learning, housing job aids, coaching guides, and courses, along side videos created and uploaded by learners and informal wikis run by study groups. LMS/LCMS emerging trends and technologies informal learning LMS Web 2.0

Mark Your Calendars for The Forge in December plus Ian Oszwald

Visual Lounge

Information about The Screencasting Handbook , written by Ian. You can see past episodes and information about The Forge here. It's that time again. Tune in to the next Forge live on December 2 at 2pm EST here on the Visual Lounge Blog. The theme will be all about music and fun!

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Reflecting on Learning 2016

Axonify

Rather, they sit alongside Elliott Masie for an informal interview that explores their background, work and personal experiences with learning. In his informed opinion and as supported by a variety of metrics, the world is a better place than ever before.

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice.

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

Visual Lounge

Add to your calendar ) The streaming video will be posted below, so hit refresh on your browser just before 2pm. Andrea Perry ( @andrea_perry ), information developer, TechSmith. This month on our live web show, we're bringing you a special focus on education!

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

However, curation requires an even greater effort at creativity and an ability to connect the dots, make sense of disparate information, and pull these together to form a cohesive whole. Designing courses is passé!

The 2016 Learning Live Backchannel: Curated Resources #LearningLive

David Kelly

Calendar 16 video via LPI. Seriously, don’t do it… – Out Goes Training, In Comes Informal by Morten Sølbech Bonde. This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2016 Learning Live Conference being held September 7 & 8 in London, England.

It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Not too long ago I gathered an informal list of L&D titles and was astounded by the outcome. They care about getting the information when THEY need it without having to sleep through your boring, tedious elearning course (regardless as to how wonderful you think it is).

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Webinar – How to Refer an LMS Client and Get Paid

TOPYX LMS

We will provide all of the information you need to see if someone you know may be interested to learn more about how a LMS solution can help their business. ” If you are new to the LMS industry, we have a lot of great information to help get you started.

Tips (and Inspiration!) to Simplify Your Life

OpenSesame

Hardly original, but I live by my calendar and my "To Do" list. at the end of the day I like to review my calendar for tomorrow, so that I know what''s coming up. I am a big fan of the Mynd calendar app ( [link] ) for iOS. It ties me in to my Reminders, to my gmail calendar(s), to LinkedIn (so their public profile can be linked to my appointments), and to Evernote so I can add more information and keep it stored in the Cloud.

9 Study Tips for eLearners

TalentLMS

Instructional designers and eLearning developers, this information can be relayed to your students during the introduction phase of your eLearning program. Highlight all the assignment and quiz dates and include them in your personal calendar.

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The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning

eFront

1) Calendaring / Bulletin Board. That is, you need a way to inform your students of class schedules, dates of online exams and such. Your LMS is the obvious shared resource capable of centralizing and broadcasting this kind of information to all users.

7 Time-Saving eLearning Habits

eLearning Brothers

Calendars, to-do lists, and notepads are your friends. Your brain was never meant to juggle all that information it once. For all intents and purposes, your brain is not a hard drive, a tool for memorizing and holding large quantities of information.

Increasing LMS utility with Learner Dashboards

G-Cube

They do so by extensive content catalogues, which are searchable and make sure that the learner can quickly arrive at the required information. Insufficient information does not meet the learners’ expectation from a dashboard.

Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

So, when these giants launch products, the dispersed profile of discerning consumers, wait, watch, compare, and collate information before finalizing their decision.

Don't miss these big-time speakers at C3!

Litmos

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 19, from 10:40 - 11:30 AM to attend this session. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 19, from 11:40 AM - 12:30 PM to attend this session. ~~~. Please reach out if you need any other assistance or information to get signed up. With Litmos C3, September 18-20, 2017, Wynn Resort, Las Vegas less than two weeks away, we didn't want to miss the chance to remind you about some of the big-time speakers at this year's conference.