Information Overload and New Initiatives

There Is No Chalk

A recent article over at CLO online talks about the problem of information overload in the workplace. The article talks about the impact of this problem on the quality of work, the morale of employees, and the amount of time information overload causes when people have to keep re-orienting to tasks they get pulled away from, or get prioritized into.While the thrust of the article is about how to.

16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

Speaking of the iPad, the growth of mobile devices has led to an increase in social and informal learning. Know how you can evaluate this new form of learning effectively. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Corporate learning and development with the help of microlearning

Your Training Edge

These days companies are transforming digitally where employees their actual learning after being employed, for which they develop skills, required for finding and retaining knowledge because the work environment changes very quickly. Informal learning with microlearning.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. The Two-Day Total Twitter Immersion - You Learn Something New Every Day , December 6, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning

Permission Learning - encouraging the informal

Sticky Learning

It's strange how the mind works, I saw the title and I thought "mmm, that's how to get traction for informal learning in the workplace". From this position, Seth coined the term 'Permission Marketing' to describe a way forward for marketing messages in an world of information overload. So, to informal learning! I've followed many discussions on blogs, webinars and twitter asking to promote a greater use of informal learning in workplaces.

How is learning cutting through formal structure?

Origin Learning

Conversations or chats, the ability or urge to question and explore are aspects that is raising the level of interest in learning beyond the formal structure. This was much before ‘smart’ and ‘social media’ learning came to be in vogue. So, when can real learning happen?

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? So, of course, I say, great post. :) There are some interesting thoughts in the post, but also Most learning professionals can only do so much. There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 tools from learning professionals in senior positions and too many barriers put up by over-zealous HR and IT departments. Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

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4 Ways the Right User Onboarding Software Can Deliver Higher Adoption Rates

Epilogue Systems

One of the biggest challenges to onboarding employees to a new business application is simply getting them to retain information learned during training. Research has shown that when learning occurs “on the job,” as it does with onboarding software, retention is better. Or, just as likely they may never find the exact the information they need. While they may be able to retain some of this information, memory has a a use-it-or-lose it quality.

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How Can You Use Microlearning To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance?

EI Design

But first… What Are Some Of The Challenges That Learning And Development Professionals Face? The spoilers come in many forms – untimely interruptions, information overload, social media activity, and so on. Microlearning is often referred to as bite-sized learning.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

Learning and self-expression are exploding. The changes we are seeing in Workplace Learning are of course just one part of the changes we are seeing in businesses as whole. Simply replace the word “business&# in the quote above with the word “learning&# and it still makes sense. So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We are interested in good information design.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? So, of course, I say, great post. :) There are some interesting thoughts in the post, but also Most learning professionals can only do so much. There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 tools from learning professionals in senior positions and too many barriers put up by over-zealous HR and IT departments. Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

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Method and madness – Disconnect between learning & knowledge

Learning Cafe

I’ve oftened wondered about the organisational disconnect between Learning and KM/Documentation areas. For years the model has perpetuated a sort of ‘doubling up’ on effort around the information people need to perform on the job. Learning has the role of ‘teaching’ or embedding in memory, while KM ensures all procedures are captured and delivered (usually within the business). Effective Learning Learning & Performance

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited) - Jane Hart , December 6, 2011.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. Introducing Share&Learn - Jane Hart , May 12, 2011. Social learning for collaborative work - Harold Jarche , May 18, 2011. Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead - Dan Pontefract , May 23, 2011. Ridiculous research findings on informal learning - Jay Cross , May 15, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily.

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knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/13/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Gates: 'Information overload' is overblown - ZD Net. I'd say in all of these cases, we are really dealing with information underload," Gates said in his talk, which kicked off Microsoft's annual CEO Summit. "We We still want a lot of information.". Some Educators Fear Pull Results in 'a La Carte' Learning - Red Orbit.

Pronoia

Jay Cross

My breakout group worked on the dilemma of taking time to learn vs. time pressure. If you’re interested in corporate learning in Europe, Business Educa is the place to be December 1-3. Conclusion: Technology-supported informal learning is substantial.

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Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

These skills are learned over time, not overnight. Learn how to design an enterprise-wide strategy that supports the growth of employees’ social acumen to build the organization’s social capital and fuel future growth. In this webcast, you’ll learn: The eight networking competencies.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. How do I search for information?”. No one learns alone either. Reduced email traffic and information overload.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.

Creating a Learning Platform for Boyd's OODA Loop

Big Dog, Little Dog

In my last post I talked about getting more out of AARs by incorporating them with informal learning and social media tools and then pushing it with formal learning in order to capture lessons learned. As Clay Shirky notes, “It's Not Information Overload.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. Where to find learning evaluation resources.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

From the site : " creates a virtual economy for enterprise collaboration and a solutionto information overload.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): If there are Digital Natives does that mean there is no Digital Ellis Island?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Avanoo.a This information will help us make recommendationsto educators and legislators in a way that supports young people andharnesses the exciting possibilities their digital fluency presents."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Another thougtful refutation to Keens money-grubbing argument.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Speaking of gold diggers.Hey! Anyway, from the Institute from the Future of the Book , comes this great post which cites Alexander Popes 1738 poem, which outlines kind of an early information overload. and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. Mobile Learning (29). Learning Technologies (31).

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other.