Developing Personal Learning Networks – Resources

David Kelly

In truth we never did, but there’s a growing awareness of the small percentage of learning that comes from formal means as compared to informal means. Developing Personal Learning Networks from David Kelly. What is a PLN (Personal Learning Network)?

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? So too are our personal learning networks. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

Trending Sources

Introduction to Personalized ELearning

LearnDash

A well put together online course is both motivates and informs. And one really effective strategy is to find ways to personalize the learning. The infographic above (created by Extreme Networks based on their survey) provides an introduction to personalized learning.

#EDENchat: Which personal technologies?

Learning with e's

This week #EDENchat will feature a discussion on how we use personal technologies for learning. There are many personal technologies available, including smart phones , e-books and e-readers, games consoles and laptop computers.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. and in-person meetings are unlikely. wonderful for the 5,000 employees who were in attendance, but what about the person. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

Make E-learning Personal

CLO Magazine

Quickly finding and accessing information contained in massive collections of instructional videos and the need to personalize the educational experience” are some of e-learning’s key barriers, said Manish Gupta, vice president and director for Xerox Research Center India.

eLearning Learning Adds Personalized Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Aggregage , the platform that powers eLearning Learning has added a powerful personalization engine. That means that eLearning Learning now allows users to sign-up and have their content personalized based on their interests. Now with personalization it's even better.

How to Transition In-person Training to eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Based on many factors (budget, geography, maintenance, resources, scalability) you may be considering the transition of in-person training content to an eLearning format. Some people point to today’s amazing technology as proof that in-person training is no longer required.

Personal processing

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about a talk on mobile I’m going to be giving, and realized that mobile is really about personal processing. Ok, so responding to email, looking up information, and more might require the phone for a keyboard (I confess to not being a big Siri user, mea culpa), but it’s still where/when/ever. It’s for personal use. We’ll have personal processing, and then we’ll have powerful processing.

#EDENchat Up close and personal

Learning with e's

I have written a lot about Personal Learning Environments in the past, especially when they were emerging as a concept, and sounded quite new. We were all excited about the potential of PLEs, their subversive nature and their inherent informality.

The Value of Personal Learning Networks

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Social Media adult learning principles collaboration design elearning online learning online studentWhen I started working as an instructional designer a few years ago, I didn’t have much experience.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. that a person uses at the individual level to build on his knowledge base. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE).

Rocking Training Leadership: Personal Skills

Litmos

When organizations hire a person into a training leadership role, they are looking for that person to have a solid foundation of leadership competencies. We identified 6 core competencies last month and we are going to kick off this month with "personal skills".

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. I would also like to emphasize that PLN is intricately linked to one''s personal knowledge management (PKM) capabilities.

How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

ej4 eLearning

Still, leading a team composed of different personality types can be a challenge. To start honing your communication styles, you should: Learn about the differences – Introverts and extroverts differ in many ways: How they process information, how they work in groups, how they “recharge their batteries,” and of course, how they communicate. Appreciate the Diversity: Remember, you have your personality type, too.

How Experience API Can Support Personalized E-Learning in Organizations

Origin Learning

The future of corporate learning is personalized learning – the ideal that organizations are and will be trying to reach by capturing learning metrics and using data analytics to derive actionable information from it.

Personalized vs Adaptive Learning

Axonify

We get a lot of questions about the difference between personalized and adaptive learning. Personalized Learning provides employees with different learning paths, which are programmed by L&D according to: Job function and department. What’s the difference and do you need both?

Find your personal gamification guru

Sponge UK

Introducing new learning methods can involve an overwhelming amount of information. We’ve highlighted 10 figures from the games and gamification world and given you the information you need to pick one or two that are relevant to you.

Personal Mobile Mastery

Clark Quinn

The topic was personal learning, and in looking for my intersections (beyond my love of meta-learning ), I looked at my books. So the question is, how do we do personal knowledge mastery with mobile? You’d have to have rich tagging around your calendar to signal what it is you’re doing for a system to be able to leverage that information, but I reckon we can get there if and when we want. A conversation with a colleague prompted a reflection.

Personal Learning Paths for eLearning

Designing Digitally

Personal learning paths are user-chosen and give learners control over their own eLearning experience, so that they can more effectively acquire and retain knowledge and skills that will help them in the real world.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Many organizations hit a roadblock when a group of people, or one high-ranking person, resists using new social media tools.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with e's

The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. It can be actuated via a smartphone or iPad, laptop or in-person, but access is constant–which in turn shifts a unique burden to learn on the shoulders of the student."

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.

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. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

Leaders in these spaces have discovered some significant ways in which online learning is better than in-person learning, and as a result, we’re seeing widespread implementation of connected technology to drive education initiatives. Making changes to education is no simple task.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. The upside is that you’ll receive personal attention and have a voice in selecting what we cover. spot the fakes, e.g. “managing informal learning”.

Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

eLearningMind

Personalized learning in the workplace starts with creating an optimal personalized learning environment. This is what personalized learning looks like in an ideal situation: perfectly balanced between individual and company growth. Data-Driven Personalized Learning Strategies.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

“The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor. Companies like Adobe have already abolished annual performance reviews and replaced them with regular manager-report informal check-ins to review performance progress and any corrections needed.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. It is a core skill related to Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and constitutes what we also call “sense-making”.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

Many people on your teams already have the requisite skills and know-how, or the Personal Mastery Knowledge, to coach new hires and close the emerging skill gaps. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about informal learning, which ends up sounding like formal learning, and this can be confusing. Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. 1-30 September : Personal Knowledge Management led by Harold Jarche.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. What is Guided Informal Learning?

Guide 55

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.