February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010. Excellent Technical Resource for Mobile Learning - Workplace Learning Today , February 9, 2010. SharePoint Social Learning Experience - eLearning Technology , February 1, 2010. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through Asynch Discussions - Learning Visions , February 5, 2010.

3 Reasons We Love Informal Learning Culture at Work

eLearningMind

It’s official: Informal workspaces are the next big thing in employee satisfaction, especially where L&D is concerned. For our part, we here at eLearning Mind recommend an informal learning culture that encourages collaborations and breaks down the barriers that stand between employees and their full potential. Here’s why: Informal Culture Encourages Multitasking. When learning is just another item on a to-do list, it can slow down progress.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Have You Had Your Daydream Today?

Obsidian Learning

on Obsidian Learning. She describes the two kinds of thinking we use when learning or problem solving: focused and diffuse. Focused thinking, just as you’d expect, is when we exert our brainpower and attention to the problem at hand or to learning new content. As a refresher, here are the types of waves in order of highest to lowest frequency: Interesting Facts about Learning and Brainwaves. Your creativity and learning will benefit!

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Long-Term Memory: Its 3 Chronological Processes

KnowledgeOne

Our long-term memory can store an unlimited amount of information over a period ranging from a few hours to a lifetime. Without this memory, we would not have access to the events that have marked our lives or to all that we have learned, be it on an intellectual, emotional or motor level.

April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best from Informal Learning Flow. Big List of Educational Technology Journals - Workplace Learning Today , April 12, 2010. Motivated Multitasking: How the Brain Keeps Tabs on Two Tasks at Once - Scientific American , April 15, 2010. Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010.

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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. Portrait of a Multitasking Mind - Scientific American , December 14, 2009. 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.

How to Overcome the Top 3 Pains of Virtual Training

Allego

Maintaining Formal and Informal Learning. This informal learning includes communication between managers and reps and peer-to-peer collaboration. Research shows that 65% of folks on a video conference are multitasking.

Learning Tweets – and the Case Against Them

Bottom-Line Performance

Between that tweet and this post in my reader, I found myself thinking (again) about how and whether Twitter can be useful in a business learning context. At the end of the day, the case for informal learning tools like twitter isn’t much different than the case for reading the newspaper or local business journal (or, for those digital natives among you, www.nyt.com.). I got a tweet this morning from a colleague who shall remain nameless (She knows who she is.)

7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning

KnowledgeOne

In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. Next-generation personalized learning.

Why Not Integrating Videos into Your Training Strategy in 2020 Would Be a Mistake

EI Design

These include: Interactive Videos – This is a Next Gen approach that creates highly interactive and immersive Video Based Learning solutions (in contrast to the passive view only option in traditional videos). As Self-Directed, Informal Learning. For Social Learning.

Tips and Strategies to Convert Your Outdated eLearning Content to Highly Engaging Training

EI Design

Facilitate better application of acquired learning. Achieve higher levels of learning transference. When it comes to assignments, tests, and assessments, most legacy eLearning content focused on static learning, where “one and done” rules prevailed.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( Formalizing Informal Learning- What? Five Things Not to do While Selecting an LMS - Upside Learning Blog , August 27, 2009. Images for your Learning Materials & Presentations - Dont Waste Your Time , August 28, 2009.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. Learning Event?

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Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Five New Influences on the Future of Learning Technologies <!–( Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning <!–( Applying Blended Solutions In Your E-Learning; Workshop Presenter: Ray Jimenez <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( Formalizing Informal Learning- What? What is a Learning Technologist?

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Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The E-Learning Curve , September 15, 2009. Learning & Development 2020 – almost passed me by - Clive on Learning , September 14, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording Audio - The E-Learning Curve , September 14, 2009. The Free e-Learning Page Hits 100 - MinuteBio , September 13, 2009. Corporations need to catch up on open content - Informal Learning , September 17, 2009.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. How (and Why) to Stop Multitasking - HarvardBusiness.org , May 20, 2010. Workscape evolution - Informal Learning , May 7, 2010. Working (and Learning?) in 90-Minute Segments - Workplace Learning Today , May 18, 2010. Eric Mazur talks about how to improve large group learning. The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning , May 6, 2010.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Twitter for learning - Sticky Learning , October 25, 2009. The Semantic Web cometh - Upside Learning Blog , October 4, 2009. 6 talks that every presenter or trainer can learn from - Free as in Freedom , October 28, 2009. compliant - The E-Learning Curve , October 23, 2009. Spicy Learning , October 2, 2009. October 2009.

Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 6, 2009. The Semantic Web cometh - Upside Learning Blog , October 4, 2009. iPhone…The Ultimate Learning Device (My 10 Top Learning Apps) - Electronic Papyrus , October 6, 2009. Spicy Learning , October 2, 2009. Leveraging Learning , October 6, 2009.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. 9 presentations on 9/9/09 - Workplace Learning Today , September 9, 2009. US Gov Report on Online Learning – a must read - Donald Clark Plan B , September 8, 2009. Corporate learning not preparing workers for the future - Internet Time , September 23, 2009. Corporations need to catch up on open content - Informal Learning , September 17, 2009.

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

That's multitasking! You learn about this using these tools and scanning sources like blogs, trying things out, forcing yourself to make time to learn. Most of us blog to Learn and Network. A lot of this discussion seems to have to do with personal learning - individuals learning about things we are interested in. Most of the corporate learning we support is teaching critical skills to folks, or enabling JIT learning on the job.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In Ruth Clarks book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction , we learned not to ask a channel to multi-task. Is multimedia the same as multitasking? I havent gone through their citations yet, but I wonder if part of what was being tested was having identical information presented in both visual and auditory channels. Lesson learned here.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace My notes may be spotty here.eating and twittering. Brandon Hall: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace webinar with Janet Clarey. Corporate learning = instructor led training, then in 2000 got into eLearning (1.0). Have ideas about that generation and their learning.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

However, choosing the appropriate customer learning technology to automate many of the operations for managing users, training content, and data analytics is not an easy task. In this webinar, Claude Werder from the Brandon Hall Group and Barry Kelly from Thought Industries will share their insight and expertise to help guide you to make the right choices as you're building your technology stack for your customer learning platform.

Kevin Bruny: Man of the People

CLO Magazine

For Kevin Bruny, chief learning officer for Chesterfield County, Va., According to Kevin Bruny, chief learning officer of Chesterfield County, Va., Chesterfield has received numerous awards — including seven consecutive years on the Training Top 125, the only local government to receive such recognition — due to the evolution of its learning and talent development initiatives. “You would have a hard time finding a better learning officer anywhere.