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). But placements are very rich environments with many unique opportunities to learn.

Bite-sized eLearning in a Call Center Environment

eLearning Brothers

Needless to say, call centers maintain a fast pace and ever changing environment more often than not. This type of training is perfect for a fast, dynamic work environment that needs employees to learn new information at a moment’s notice. Believe it!

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Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective

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But the impact of this powerful medium is often diminished by information overload. To employ appropriate strategies, we first need to identify the potential contributors of information overload for a group of learners and then proceed accordingly. Quantity of Information.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Sustainability and e-Learning

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Along with providing a safe and healthy work environment to employees, there is also lot of public and government pressure on organizations to go about conducting their business in a sustainable manner – so as to create least or zero negative impact on the environment and community they operate in.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. into the learner’s daily environment. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

eLearningMind

Personalized learning in the workplace starts with creating an optimal personalized learning environment. Whether the training is face-to-face or online, you can have a personalized learning environment with blended learning.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

2 Simple Steps to Create a Minimalist eLearning Environment

TOPYX LMS

Some administrators cram eLearning programs full of more information than any human can absorb, process and recall. The task of eLearning involves capturing a subject area and giving learners the information and tools they need to understand it.

4 Traits of a Positive Work Environment

KnowledgeCity

Creating A Positive Work Environment. Unfortunately, the office is not always the positive work environment that leads to creativity and success like it should be. Many aspects of a work environment create disgruntled employees. How to Improve Work Environment for Employees.

Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”

Pract.us

The right environment can make progress much easier. Environment Often matters More” that success may come less from your soul than your surroundings. Environment can be a secret weapon in encouraging positive habits.

21st-Century Onboarding in a Seasonal Environment

Training Industry

The program broke up the four-hour discovery orientation class load by allowing team members to experience a blended learning environment, engaging in a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning. Training should be informative, collaborative and engaging and create some form of measurement to improve operational and financial results.

4 Motivation Strategies for eLearning Environments with Massive Learners

TalentLMS

Informing learners of how many more slides to go before they complete the session is also a good example of progress update. The post 4 Motivation Strategies for eLearning Environments with Massive Learners appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

Immersive learning environments may become the norm in training

Matrix

Basically, through a network of neurons, sensory information is transmitted by synapses along the neural pathway and stored temporarily in short-term memory, a highly volatile region of the brain that acts like a receiving center for the flood of sensory information we encounter in our daily lives.

Why Microlearning Drives Over 20% More Information Retention Than Long-Form Training

Grovo

As if the potential to transform behaviors and organizations wasn’t intriguing enough, a new study out of Germany indicates that short content drives over 20% more information retention. In other words, stockpiling information slowed down the process of retrieving it.

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Informal learning. Informal learning can take place at any time, completely unannounced. Informal learning on the other hand is like riding a bike.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. Ideally, each activity in the social learning environment should tie into a specific objective , goal, or desired outcome.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

So the formal training needs to be sustained, and a powerful way of doing that is with an informal learning environment. Now, I don’t mean simply uploading the user guides, but extracting the information and re-purposing it in a structured and meaningful way on-screen.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

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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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

The role of instructional designer in social/informal learning

Spark Your Interest

One of the quandaries that instructional designers have been struggling with, is their role (if any) in informal or social learning. First of all, what exactly is informal and social learning? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Informal_learning.

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6 Benefits of Informal Learning

TalentLMS

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.

3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment

eFront

Reflective practice has still not received the prestigious position it deserves in an eLearning environment. Writing is the primary mode of communication in an eLearning environment. In fact, we are in the process of informal learning to achieve personal and professional goals.

Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation

Kapp Notes

Use all of this information to select the right platform to meet the client’s needs at that point in time. As clients mature in their use of and experience with Virtual Immersvie Environments, you can move them from less sophisticated platforms to more elaborate ones. Lesson 3: Don’t assume that what works in the classroom or in traditional events translates to the virtual environment. Focus must be placed on function and interactivity when designing 3D learning environments.

Why you should start measuring informal learning today

Docebo

That most organizations simply don’t have a mechanism in place for measuring the ROI of informal and social learning in the workplace is more than just a matter of being “behind the times.”. But now, organizations are coming to terms with the fact that people learn more of what they need to be effective at their job through informal, on-the-job and coaching channels than they do through more formal means. If not, it’s time to consider incorporating some new learning environments.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

Many elements of the course need to be overseen in order to prevent misleading information. The post Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment appeared first on TalentLMS Blog - eLearning | Instructional Design | LMS. If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity.

Evaluating Informal Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Informal learning in organizations is finally being recognized as a key aspect of employee development and performance improvement. But how do you evaluate something that is as unpredictable and serendipitous as informal learning?

Training environment vs. simulations for IT training — and how to get it right

Matrix

When designing training for new software users, a question that will inevitably arise is: Should you go for simulations or for the training environment? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think that having a training environment is a bad thing.

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Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

More frequently, the term is used in the domain of elearning and related fields in the sense of a new paradigmatic perspective on learning processes in mediated environments on micro levels.” Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Micro-learning thus lends itself to formal, informal and incidental learning.

Learning in 3D Book Information

Kapp Notes

Via a comprehensive set of early-adopter case-studies, the authors describe how 3D environments will shape the future of learning and work within the Enterprise. It describes how learning needs to be adapted to 3D environments and includes the tools that learning and development professionals will need in order to advance 3D learning within their organizations. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Targeting 6 Social Learning Needs in eLearning Environments

SHIFT eLearning

When it comes to successful eLearning design, everybody should agree that there’s no such thing as too much information about how the human brain operates. Our respective environments actually shape our brains and the rest of our bodies.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

checklist for more information. compliance mean to IT operating environment? To ensure the newer programming used to make e-learning content WCAG accessible will work in your environment, build a test course before developing the entire course.

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained

LearnDash

The opportunity for higher quality gains is in informal learning. I have touched on informal learning before as we are seeing it grow in popularity in modern organizations. In general, informal learning refers to things like: Asking colleagues how to do something.

Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? You can measure the activity in all kind of networks and environments.

A defence of the “Next” button

E-Learning Provocateur

Let me explain by rewinding a little… In my previous post Informal first , I articulated a mindset that prioritises informal learning over formal training. The “Next” button doesn’t have many friends in the e-learning community.

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A defence of the “Next” button

E-Learning Provocateur

Let me explain by rewinding a little… In my previous post Informal first , I articulated a mindset that prioritises informal learning over formal training. The “Next” button doesn’t have many friends in the e-learning community.

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