Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

How I Make an Audio Podcast for Website Information

e-Learning Academy

Question from a client: We have new information to tell our clients, but we aren’t ready to make videos. We’d like to create an interim audio podcast to provide this information in a simple and accessible format. There is still a role for audio podcasts on websites. [.]. Client question Development PodcastHow do we do this using a PC?

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Podcast: ATD Houston – The Neuroscience of Infographics


Your brain processes information in pictures, so why not deliver learning content in graphic form? Podcasts Webinars

Designing Effective Podcasting


A user holding a tablet with an audio podcast with different formats. The podcast that put mainstream podcasting on the map – “ Serial ” – sparked a new wave of using audio-only as entertainment. Podcasting wasn’t a new idea.

The Power Of Online Training Podcasts: 9 Ways Online Training Podcasts Can Engage Remote Employees


Are you ready to launch your own online training podcast series? Online training podcasts give your organization the ability to impart online training tidbits and helpful tips. Here are 9 tips for using podcasts in your online training program.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning refers to a class of learning, which includes wikis, blogs, screen sharing, podcasting, photo sharing, social bookmarking, collaborative working, social networking, etc. Social media can be an accelerant for social learning, both in formal and informal settings.

Chuck Lorenz on Adapt – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

You can find lots more information and examples of projects built in Adapt at Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast. Subscribe to the Sponge UK elearning podcast to get the latest episodes automatically. Uncategorized multi-device podcast

Podcast – Webinar: The Future of Learning with


In this fast-paced, informative webinar, you will: Envision a future of learning that is assisted and enhanced using “smart” machines, brain-to-computer interfaces, and advanced digital personal assistants. Contact us for webinar and live workshop information. Podcasts Webinars

Podcast: Sales Training with the Brain in Mind – Mike Simmons, Co-Founder of Catalyst Sale


He joined me to talk about modern sales training and how it is changing in response to new information from the neurosciences and cognitive psychology. I also highly recommend his podcast on the science of selling: [link].

ELC 010: How To Create Real (Not Fake) Information Graphics

The eLearning Coach

You can design and create information graphics to improve learning experiences. Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 010: How To Create Real (Not Fake) Information Graphics. You can design and create information graphics to improve learning experiences. Podcasts

Top 5 Essential Social Media Marketing Podcasts


Staying up-to-date on the latest industry information and trends is imperative to executing a successful marketing campaign in the social media platform. We recommend the top 5 social media marketing podcasts to add into your listening rotation.

5 Free Podcasts to Keep your Business in the Loop


Podcasts are a great resource for information not only for their mobility, but also as aggregators. Many programs focus their content on discussing the popular topics of the day, allowing listeners to get the necessary information to stay up-to-date.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Micro-learning thus lends itself to formal, informal and incidental learning.

Podcast Interview, LTEN Presentation and Helpful Resources

Kapp Notes

I’ve also had the great pleasure of being interviewed for the podcast The Psychology of Video Games created by Jamie Madigan. It is a special bonus interview/podcast so it’s even cooler. Listen to Podcast 17: Gaming Psychology and Learning.

Free E–Learning Podcast 25: Trends in Social Media Platforms for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 25 is the third of a series of three tutorials exploring social media platforms for formal and informal learning in organisations. Or watch the entire free e-learning tutorial series on our YouTube Channel (Podcast 25 is imbedded below). E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Learning Management Systems Podcast Social media Video

Avoiding Information Overload in Online Learning Environments: An e-learning perspective


But the impact of this powerful medium is often diminished by information overload. To employ appropriate strategies, we first need to identify the potential contributors of information overload for a group of learners and then proceed accordingly. Quantity of Information.

Short, informative, focused: The secret ingredients of explainer animations

Sponge UK

Give your learners a focused burst of information to reinforce your elearning course. An explainer animation puts a lot of information on a single subject into a small package. Informative – There’s a message. our podcast with graphic designer Chris Wharton.

Free E-Learning Podcast 24: Implementing a Social Media Platform for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 24 is the second of a series of three tutorials exploring sociam media platforms for formal and informal social learning in organisations. Why not download this free e-learning training resource from iTunes Or read the transcript Or watch the entire free e-learning tutorial series ou our YouTube channel (Podcast 24 is embedded below). E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Implementation Learning Management Systems Podcast Social media Video

Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning


If you answered no, well, you should read this blog anyway because your e-Learners are going to love YOU when you present them with… a podcast! Why am I so excited about a podcast? Anyone with a microphone and a computer can create a podcast. Are you an auditory learner?

Free E-Learning Tutorial: Choosing a Social Media Platform for Formal and Informal Learning

Connect Thinking

I have just released episode 23 of the Connect Thinking E-Learning Academy free video and audio podcast series. This is the first of a series of three podcasts exploring social media platforms for formal and informal learning in organisations. Or read the podcast 23 transcript.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]

mLearning Revolution

Welcome episode #4 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. You can also find more information here: “ The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times ” by RJ Jacquez.

Cammy and Connie in Podcast Form!

Learning Visions

Connie Malamed, world renowned as The eLearning Coach, and one of the better human beings in this world, interviewed me for a podcast a few weeks ago. I haven''t listened to it (I mean, who wants to hear her own voice?), but Connie assures me that we both sound reasonably intelligent.

Podcast: Elizabeth Jameson – Intersection of Art and Science


I hope you enjoy this very special podcast and visit her site for more information about her art. PodcastsElizabeth Jameson is an artist who specializes in the intersection of art and science.

March’s #LCBQ- Assessing Informal Learning – Are you an accountant or financial adviser?

Spark Your Interest

How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? change the balance of formal vs. informal in our organizations?

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience. Now, it's time to spend a little time understanding the technical aspects of podcasting. Click here to listen to the podcast (MP3, 11MB).

Guest Podcast with eLearn Chat: The Power of Reflection in Learning


The powerful combination of taking an intentional, mindful approach to your learning and taking the time to process new information that really accelerates learning and encourages retention. This podcast gives you some insights into how reflection assists learning. Podcasts

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 His published works include Informal Learning : Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance as well as other books and countless articles. Interview.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Informal learning involves audio and video podcasts, best practice sharing in communities, and coaching and mentoring. Because they’ve acquired over 35 companies in the last five years (and have 50 new product launches each quarter), they have 10,000+ people who need an in-depth understanding of products.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000.

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Free E-Learning Podcast 23: Choosing a Social Media Platform for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 23 is the first of a series of three tutorials exploring social media platforms for formal and informal social learning in organisations. This podcast covers things to think about when choosing a social media platform. E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Learning Management Systems Podcast VideoWhay not download this free e-learning training resource from iTunes Or read the transcript Or watch the entire free [.].

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? We all recognize Internet search as one way we find information. I like to schedule times during my week when I can digest captured knowledge and information.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

If you don't see an up-to-date package for your distribution, search your distribution's web site for the latest information. More… New E-Learning Curve’s Other Podcast new episode release: Transatlantic: The Flying Boats of Foynes. The Complete Podcast Documentary.

Podcast: Erik Vance – Suggestible You – The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal


Science journalist Erik Vance has written a fascinating and informative book on how your brain can affect the way you perceive, remember and feel about the world around you. Podcasts

#TalkTech Guest Host RJ Jacquez Discusses Benefits of “Flipped” Approach to Twitter Chats in Weekly Podcast

Bottom-Line Performance

In his weekly mLearning podcast with Robert Gadd and Mayra Aixa Villar , RJ shared his thoughts on #TalkTech and offered some high praises for the “flipped” approach. The episode goes on to offer great information on the BYOD movement and some other great topics.

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Distributing your podcast for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

I've just about completed all the topics I want to cover regarding Podcasting for E-Learning (for the moment). So, over the next couple of days, I want to tie up some podcasting 'loose ends.' Now read on… Today, publishing your podcast.

Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. Unlike a VLE, an ILE is strictly informal.

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