Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. Personalized learning has different applications for different audiences. The Collaborative, High-Skill Worker.

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%. Workers who know more get more accomplished.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. Training Modalities Stephen tells us at the outset: Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies.

Non-formal Learning in the Workplace 2

The E-Learning Curve

One of the primary impacts of learning is the context within which the learning takes place. Continue Reading → The post Non-formal Learning in the Workplace 2 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Workplace Learning e-learning Eraut formal learning Hodkinson and Hodkinson informal learning knowledge workers learning continuum non-formal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: This job aint dead yet.

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. What strikes me about this whole DIY/informal learning/death of ISD conversation is that what were really talking about are those so-called motivated knowledge workers. These are guys who will take informal learning by the horns and run with it. Theyre certainly not going to take the initiative to take e-learning courses on their own time.

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Improving Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Two recent posts got my attention -- Tony Karrer's Reduce Searching Start Talking and Harold Jarche's Effective knowledge sharing. Harold notes the 80-20 funding ratio between formal and informal learning and Will Thalheimer questions this funding differential in the comment section.

JSB on the roots of informal learning

Jay Cross

Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. formal learning of all kinds ? channels some important learning but doesn’t carry the heaviest load.

Evaluating Non-Formal Learning in the Context of Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Model

The E-Learning Curve

The Four-Level Model is incompatible with the assessment of non-formal learning. Evaluating Non-Formal Learning in the Context of Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Model is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Measuring the Learning Effect of Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

I have asserted that non-formal learning (NFL) is located on a continuum between so-called informal and formal learning Measuring the Learning Effect of Non-Formal Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

A Typology for Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Michael Eraut has created a matrix to identify varying types of non-formal learning A Typology for Non-Formal Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning formal learning informal learning knowledge workers learning continuum Michael Eraut non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning typology workplace learning

Evaluating Non-formal Learning: Validity in Research

The E-Learning Curve

When considering research designs to evaluate the effectiveness of learning it's important to consider the types of data that you have access to. Evaluating Non-formal Learning: Validity in Research is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Non-formal Learning Characterized 2

The E-Learning Curve

Michael Eraut makes a clear distinction between his interpretation of the term ‘non-formal learning’ and what others call ‘informal learning.’ Non-formal Learning Characterized 2 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Capturing non-formal learning-related data

The E-Learning Curve

This is the methodology I use to collect data on non-formal learning programs. Capturing non-formal learning-related data is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning case study evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning qualitative research design workplace learning

Can We Align Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines & NonFormal Learning?

The E-Learning Curve

Kirkpatrick's guidelines are incompatible with the assessment of non-formal learning in three ways. Can We Align Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines & NonFormal Learning? is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines for Evaluating Training Programs

The E-Learning Curve

Kirkpatrick & Kirkpatrick set out “helpful” guidelines for the measurement of learning. Kirkpatrick’s Guidelines for Evaluating Training Programs is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning case study evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning qualitative research design workplace learning

Evaluating Non-formal Learning: Using ‘tests of rigor’ for validation

The E-Learning Curve

Evaluating Non-formal Learning: Using ‘tests of rigor’ for validation is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning Without rigor research is worthless becomes fiction and loses its utility.

Approaches to Evaluating Non-Formal Learning: the Case Study

The E-Learning Curve

I consider a case study methodology to be the most effective strategy to use when evaluating non-formal learning. Approaches to Evaluating Non-Formal Learning: the Case Study is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Evaluating Non-Formal Learning using Kirkpatrick’s Four-level model: More…

The E-Learning Curve

How to use the 4 Level Model to evaluate non-formal learning Evaluating Non-Formal Learning using Kirkpatrick’s Four-level model: More… is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Non-Formal Learning – Evaluation Considerations

The E-Learning Curve

Workers are required to learn new skills, in the context of their functional tasks: they do not necessarily have the time to take formal training courses. Non-Formal Learning – Evaluation Considerations is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Using the Information Session Approach in an E-Learning Initiative

The E-Learning Curve

ISA-based Non-formal learning initiatives are a great way for people to distribute information and learning. Using the Information Session Approach in an E-Learning Initiative is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Using Non-formal Learning in your Organization

The E-Learning Curve

Deliberative learning (where the worker schedules time to learn) is a key definer of non-formal learning. Using Non-formal Learning in your Organization is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning formal learning informal learning information session approach IPA knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Non-formal learning characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Can we characterize different types of learning modalities? Non-formal learning characterized is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning informal learning Jay Cross formal learning knowledge workers learning continuum non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Non-formal Workplace Learning 2

The E-Learning Curve

One of the primary impacts of learning is the context within which the learning takes place. Non-formal Workplace Learning 2 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning Eraut foraml learning Hodkinson and Hodkinson informal learning knowledge workers learning continuum non-formal learning organizational learning workplace learning

Evaluating Non-Formal Learning Programs – Table of Links

The E-Learning Curve

To wrap up this series of posts on the E-Learning Curve Blog, here is the complete table of links to each post in the series 'Evaluating Non-Formal Learning.' Evaluating Non-Formal Learning Programs – Table of Links is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Using Quantitative Data when Evaluating Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Using Quantitative Data when Evaluating Non-Formal Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning case study evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning qualitative research design workplace learning

Yet more on Evaluating Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

The non-formal methodology I’m describing is a generalized account of the type work I carry out when developing and implementing non-formal learning initiatives in organizations. The type of learning interventions being discussed here are what [.] Yet more on Evaluating Non-Formal Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Informal Learning, Blogs, and Corporations

The Learning Circuits

One of the prime rules of blogging has to be that good information can come from just about any source. But what did make me want to blog was ideas raised in another article in the newsletter entitled Three Rules for Sharing Informal Knowledge. First, corporate control of information. I'm not going to weigh in on right or wrong, but leave it at I don't think many companies, particularly their legal departments are ready to relinquish control of information.

20 Awesome Quotes From Jay Cross

Learnnovators

Jay has been an icon and a huge source of inspiration to most of us in the learning community. I am giving below 20 awesome quotes from Jay’s interview : “ It’s not so much that the future is informal learning. This is a knowledge economy. ”. “

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We must learn to be creative.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. So too are our personal learning networks. Capturing Knowledge.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. We are still learning from one another, one grain at a time on a daily basis.

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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In response to: "Motivation is not what you think" by Jay Cross

ID Reflections

People need free reign in making their work what they want to do; that’s what works with intrinsically motivated workers. In Informal Learning , Jay writes about knowledge workers as: I like to work on things I help create. They network to learn.

Organizational Network Analysis: Impact of Proximity on Collaboration

ID Reflections

Where I work, the e-learning team occupies 4 large rows with instructional designers, graphic designers, programmers, technicians, project managers spread out and rubbing shoulders in happy abandon. and pf course, Informal Learning.