7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Sometimes different learning programs can’t give students excellent results, even though they try a lot and work hard. Informal learning is democratic schooling that is driven by learner’s affection and motivation. Seek for knowledge and find offhand solving problems.

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? The what: Output learning.

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Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. We have written about Facebook apps for elearning before in this post! Research in Learning Technology 20 : 17490.

10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement

KnowledgeAnywhere

When we think of a learning environment, we most often think of a classroom. You might be able to guess some of the formal learning characteristics since you’ve experienced them all in the classroom: A teacher offers the information to the student(s). Specific objectives tell the student what they need to learn by the end of the formal learning course. An exam (or another method) assesses what the student has learned.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Essentially the Web is not just evolving gradually as it absorbs the impact of smartphones and social media; it’s changing so radically that it might be better to look at what’s happening as the birth of an entirely new concept of internet interactivity and learning.

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March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Moodle: e-learning’s Frankenstein - Donald Clark Plan B , March 6, 2010. Blog – Gravity Emerges from Quantum Information, Say Physicists - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , March 25, 2010. Elements for Constructing Social Learning Environments - Workplace Learning Today , March 16, 2010.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. It is perfectly possible to share one’s experience over a “lunch & learn” session; however, if that session can also be aired on Hangout, the impact is amplified tenfold.

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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.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. Device agnostic approach to design is helping solve this problem. The same is true for mobile learning too.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. I deal with sensitive information and data.

Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)

Dashe & Thomson

Since its launch in beta format a month ago, Google+ has registered some significant buzz within the social learning community. Those looking to find new ideas for social learning should take a look; at the very least, it’s a good deal of fun, and you might make a buck!

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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. Informal does not mean undesigned.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

Despite spending billions of dollars on training programs, many companies have not been realizing significant ROIs, mainly because within a year employees forget 90 percent of what they learn. MOOCs and a plethora of new technology-enabled learning tools have improved training content in all environments. Better Learning Formats. Social and Mobile Learning. Credentials and Informal Learning. solving real-world problems).

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

When I encounter trainers or training leaders who are timid about embracing online training, I often recommend a blended learning approach with online training and virtual touch-points from an instructor or facilitator. Source: Jay Cross, Informal Learning, Pfeiffer, 2006.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Putting a learning platform in place.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)

Xyleme

In other words, learning needs to go Agile. What is the most important problem to solve? If response is slow, same problem. Agile Development Learning Technologies informal learning

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

When I encounter trainers or training leaders who are timid about embracing online training, I often recommend a blended learning approach with online training and virtual touch-points from an instructor or facilitator. Source: Jay Cross, Informal Learning, Pfeiffer, 2006.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

The Learning Circuits Big Question is how do we address the "I want it now" demand from stakeholders. Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. It is important to note that I am writing from the perspective of an e-learning designer in a corporate training department. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Jeff - How I make e-learning fun!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. They see through the hype and understand the potential as well as the limitations of these worlds for learning. I went to a church and learned how to kneel.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « At the e-Learning Guilds Annual Gathering | Main | Late.but Jon Stewart reports on Second Life » April 15, 2008 e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1 So the general conference is starting today. Check this page for related instances of Meebo, flickr, PageFlakes, facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. How To Revamp Your Learning Model. eFront: Free Storyboard Templates For e-Learning.

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Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 70% of workplace knowledge is learned informally (a statistic that is frequently referenced in the learning industry). While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

The era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which “right brain” qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. I’ve often wondered what all this right-brained thinking means for the learning industry.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? Only recently has the training industry begun to tap into this realm of informal, social learning.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.) Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter.

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary.