Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). Jane claims that “Social Learning has come to refer exclusively to the use of social media in top-down, formal learning.” She also states that “social learning (small S, small L) happens continuously – freely and openly – in everything we do – in work, learn and study.”.

Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration

QuoDeck

Classroom teaching has been debunked for newer forms of learning and engagement across organizations. Interestingly, startups seem to be the ones driving companies towards such learning. The Use Of Informal Learning For Startups. Working in any organization involves learning, and at different levels. The most common approach is a presentation and exemplifying, followed by learning and then repetition. 3 Steps To Develop An Informal Learning Strategy.

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Our New Podcast Helps You Successfully Adapt to Change

Allego

I’m proud to introduce Allego’s new podcast! The interviews reveal the “story behind the story” and show how moments of informal learning and collaboration led to a breakthrough or new way of thinking. These interviews are informative, inspirational, and based on real-world experiences that listeners can apply to their own lives. Learning from Leaders. Adapter’s Advantage is available on Apple Podcasts (coming soon to Google Store).

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo. 3 domains: formal, informal, performance support. Part of the problem w/training is that people can’t recall – performance support helps you remember and decode what you learned. The classic cognitive chunk of recall 7 +/- 2 tidbits of information. When learning for the first time 2.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. But as we all know, learning is evolving. Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. For this event, I decided to dispose of the safety net that had served me so well in the past and host a completely informal webinar whose content was completely driven by attendee questions. That is social learning at its best.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 learning management approaches that accelerate performance. Moreover, Cross has keynoted such conferences as Online Educa (Berlin), I-KNOW (Austria), Research Innovations in Learning (U.S.),

5 Types of mLearning You Should Use in Your Training and Development Programs

EI Design

With “lockdown logistics,” training and development program managers look for new ways to fulfill their training delivery mandates. This article showcases 5 types of mLearning strategies to train remote learners in the new learning environment. Implement Video based learning formats.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. I thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”. Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs?

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Tweet A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs?

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

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?

My award-winning IQ

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I had the honour of collecting a Best Blended Learning Solution Award (Gold Level) at the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference. The blended learning solution in question is “IQ&# , an intranet-based portal that I developed for my colleagues at my workplace. As an L&D professional, my concern was: if someone wants to learn something, where do they start? Essentially, IQ is a site that centralises learning resources for staff.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I recently conducted a one-month leadership development program at Harbinger Group. The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. The goal of the program was to expose participants to selected ideas in innovation, strategy, leadership and vision: all of them set in the context of high tech industry. We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools.

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?

How CarTalk can save your e-Learning

Usable Learning

They’ve forgotten how much they’ve learned along the way. She suffered through a lot to accumulate all those details – wrong turns, traffic jams, extra miles, food poisoning – and she really wants to save those learners from having to learn it the hard way. Too Much Information: A few years ago, I was working on a massive training project for new hires. Basically, these poor newbies had to learn EVERYTHING, and in a hurry. From [link] *.

Reflections on DevLearn 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The new face of learning was made of our faces. I was delighted to find my Belgian friend Inge de Waart at the Mobile Learning Camp. Wednesday ended with a wonderful dinner for those of us who’ve recorded podcasts for Xyleme. They’re into talent management, social learning, or anything besides what they really do. Learning is becoming DIY (do-it-yourself) by the moment. The social learning revolution is here.

How to Transform Old Training Content into New Performance Support Tools

Mindflash

In a society where “ there’s an app for that &# is synonymous with quick problem-solving, who wants to read a book or take a class to learn something new when a simple keyword search or a dedicated application will do? This desire for self-directed, highly accessible and instantly applicable information is a defining characteristic of our convenience culture and it doesn’t just vanish when we go to work. deliver current information at the right time).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, October 01, 2009 Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning Be sure to listen to the latest Kineo podcast with Dr. Tony Karrer. Steve Lowenthal interviews Dr. Tony Karrer to get his thoughts on informal and social learning in the enterprise. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

I’m doing a fun program on how us ‘mere mortals’ can use the little known multimedia features in PowerPoint for doing things like graphic design, ebooks, motion graphics, and videos. You can learn more about the conference below and if you’re interested, let me know. Creating Synchronous Learning That Works Well. Learning Communities – The Journey Ahead. In his latest post, John Hagel reminds us that now, more than ever, we need to learn faster.

Gen Zs and Millennials, Your Learning Attention Span Isn’t Just 8 Seconds

SmartUp

How do we get Gen Z and Millennials to continuously learn so that businesses can stay ahead in our knowledge-based economy? Recent arguments have pointed out that instead of having an eight-second attention span, we have a highly adept eight-second filter that helps us quickly assess whether the information presented is relevant. Formal Learning vs Informal Learning. Whether we choose to focus and the duration in which we do so depends on the type of learning.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LXP? [Buyer’s Guide]

Instilled

In the last three years, learning experience platforms (LXPs) have grown in popularity due to the shifts in how we live and learn. As a relatively new product, however, LXPs lack the same awareness that learning management systems have in the L&D industry.

5 Tips to Make Learning Personal, Relevant and Meaningful

Your Training Edge

When I think about personalized learning experiences, I think of bedtime with my kids. To deliver learning that moves the needle on performance, learning experiences should be interesting, meaningful and relevant. Here are five ways L&D leaders can personalize the learning experience to engage learners, boost performance and meet L&D objectives: Target the WIIFM (“What’s In It For Me?”). Learning has to be relevant. Enable Self-Driven Learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gamelab Institute of Play

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab) | Main | Your LMS Is a Control Freak » September 13, 2007 Gamelab Institute of Play ( link ) "Gamelab Institute of Play promotes GAMING LITERACY--the play, analysis,and creation of games--as a foundation for learning, innovation, andchange in the 21st century.

10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

Earlier I had shared the 8 things to follow while implementing blended learning via an LMS. For some of you the question might still be – why should my, or any organization for that matter, implement blended learning via an LMS? I am sure that nothing but a few foreseeable merits of leveraging an LMS for blended learning will encourage and motivate you to think about implementing it in your organization. Easy and secure exchange of learning data.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | Hey! Ive always wanted to attend the American Education Research Associations annual meeting but have always either missed it timing wise or just been a little over-awed - have you seen the program ? Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get Get a FREAKING CLUE!!!!! » March 31, 2008 Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer | Main | "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) » July 03, 2007 Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform Anyone else out there have experience with this platform ?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! Clarke » March 18, 2008 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5) (seriously, Sid Meier is a keynoter and it only cost $250 for the whole conference!) The topics for this years symposium are: * Mobile Learning and Gaming * Web 2.0 The workshops offered, keynote speakers and registration information follows.

How to facilitate knowledge transfer between generations

Matrix

Put in place a mentoring program. That’s why mentorship programs are the best way to leverage all this in-house expertise and give older employees the chance to act as guides to new hires or employees who are part of leadership development schemes. Develop a reverse mentoring program as well. However, if given the right incentives and paired up with mentees who are as willing to learn as they are to share their own knowledge it can be a very fruitful collaboration.