6 Ways to Encourage Informal Learning in the Workplace

LearnDash

How to help build informal learning habits in your office. While many organizations turn to various formal learning courses, they should also consider the benefits of informal learning. However, informal learning can have many benefits for businesses and individuals alike.

Quizzes Improve Knowledge Retention

eLearning Company

Recent studies have shown that retrieval (a process of accessing certain information in your brain) is critical for robust, durable, long-term learning. The post Quizzes Improve Knowledge Retention appeared first on eLearning Company Blog.

Where Social Learning Thrives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Read this inspiring Fast Company blog post by Marcia Conner. Tags: Informal Learning She nails what I have been calling learnscaping. Growing a culture of service is more like planting a garden than building a shed. A garden requires tending, whereas a shed is built once. A social learning culture requires design, training, guidance, leadership, monitoring and celebrating successes, large and small. People need to know where the organization is headed and why it matters.

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Performance Learning Productivity

A fascinating article recently published on the Fast Company blog should be required reading for all learning and talent professionals as well as for leaders and managers. Nor does giving people accurate analyses and factual information about their situations.”

Help 201

User-Generated Content is Going to Set Your Digital Learning Apart

eLearningMind

It can take the form of product reviews, blogs, forum posts, job aids, product and company wikis, and even case studies. What better way to get learners to remember information than by asking them to teach others? Think back to the shopping scenario: When information is given to you via word of mouth, you’re more likely to believe its validity. You can also encourage users to keep information updated using their own user-generated content.

70-20-10 : No longer applicable to online learning – and here’s why

eLearning 24-7

I mention the conferences because invariably I will information from either a fellow speaker’s mouth, or a vendor or an attendee, that frankly is inaccurate on some level, when it comes to e-learning, WBT and lately LRS. Getting back to 70-20-10 and equally irrelevant in today’s world, “informal” and “formal” learning. I should note that the company (I recall it was a F500), yanked the blog after seeing what was happening.

How to Build an Online Learning Sponsorship Program

WBT Systems

They’re the thought leaders who share their wisdom and advice on their company blog, host webinars, speak at conferences, or participate in online communities. Are companies targeted throughout the year by different departments asking them to advertise here, exhibit there, or sponsor this or that? For example, since they’re program partners, it may make sense to share student contact information.

Top 5 Reasons No One is Watching Your Video Content

KZO Innovations

If this is the case, take some time to tweak the words you are using to describe your video so that anyone outside of your company would understand what it’s about. If the retention rate for your video content drops off dramatically at any point in the video, you should use that information to determine the ideal length. Share it on all of your social media platforms , post it to your company blog, and include it in an e-mail blast.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to A Better Blog

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 31 Days to A Better Blog I mentioned to Michele Martin that I was interested in participating in the 31 Days to a Better Blog Exercise being led by problogger Daren Rowse. Im not blogging for the money or the fame, but I am in it for the community, networking and learning opportunities. Well, when I stated my interest, Michele went nuts and added me as a participant on her blog list. He occasionally posts at his company blog Inspire Action.

Blog scraping at HCI? How would you have handled this?

Janet Clarey

Anyway… I followed the link from the alert to HCI and noticed several blog posts (in their entirety) from this very blog. I fired off this via a contact form (and I’m not proud of it…questioned even putting it here): I object to you taking content directly from MY COMPANY blog and placing it on YOUR site. not scrape the entire blog post) and directs you to the authors site to comment. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall blog scraping