How Much Does Informal Learning Actually Cost?

Dashe & Thomson

Current research indicates that 20% of learning is formal and 80% is informal, yet 80% of training budgets are spent on formal learning and only 20% on informal learning. A repot coming out of an ASTD research project supported by the U.

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Launch a Corporate Online Training Program the Right Way in 3 Steps

TOPYX LMS

So, you’ve read the learning management system (LMS) reviews, tried out a few LMS demos, decided online learning is the training model you want to implement in your company, and purchased a learning management system. It’s time to launch it so that your employees and company can start benefiting from the investment as soon as possible. LMS/online training program launch time is a critical time for companies.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. 2) Learning Experience.

Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling

Mindflash

Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today.

The True Cost of Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Before I start I want to note that in a very few instances I've been accused of not helping the cause when I question some of the research on informal/formal learning. For example, late last year I blogged a post defending informal learning.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! We live in a society where the labor market has increasingly become international. Foreign Workers Are Properly Trained.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

To meet this demand and protect proprietary information, companies have to ensure IT departments can support a BYOD infrastructure. In the past, work PCs were assigned, as were phones or anything else needed. For those deploying enterprise learning, BYOD can cause nightmares. To make BYOD work, learning leaders must first determine if a device strategy fits an organization’s learning needs. Retailer The Gap employs thousands of hourly workers.

Survey Reveals Best Jobs for 2014

CLO Magazine

Among the top jobs heading into the new year: software developer, market research analyst and training and development specialist. The list is based on occupations that grew 7 percent or more from 2010 to 2013, are projected to increase in 2014, and fall within a higher-wage category of $22 per hour or more. Financial Analysts Total employment in 2013: 257,159 jobs Added 17,060 jobs from 2010-2013, up 7 percent Median hourly earnings: $37.34

TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS

Wonderful Brain

Though I don’t have the workings of this proposal completely flushed out I hope to instigate a dialogue and let you continue the conversation. Let me back up a sec: What brought this top of mind are commercials currently airing (and somewhat self-aggrandizing) for the energy industry. What if there was a way to address the inequities, in the process refurbishing education as a noble art and science and do it in such a way that avoids new taxes or municipal funding?