Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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Re-reading A New Culture of Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

A New Culture of Learning by John Seely Brown and Doug Thomas. This short book (136 pages) is inspiring. The college experience is a perfect example.

Change or die

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LX Briefing. He also has some very strong opinions on the future of workplace learning. He took a few moments to answer some of our questions. Period.

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I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. I am gratified.

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Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th

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Training Smarter, Working Smarter. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST. FREE. prefer conversations to presentations. Register.

How to support informal learning

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Interview. by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking.

Allen Tough, informal learning pioneer

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Allen Tough,  a brief talk at the 3rd New Approaches to Lifelong Learning (NALL) Conference. February 19, 1999. We found a 20/80% split. Related.

Overcoming Bipolar Thinking

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Learning is a continuum of degrees of formality • BY JAY CROSS. didn’t invent the concept. Informal learning is older than civilization.

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Informal Learning Center

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People acquire the skills they use at work informally — talking, observing others, trial-and-error, and simply working with people in the know. CASES.

Agile instructional design

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I’ve been thinking about fresh approaches to instructional design. Instructional design was invented around the time of World War II.

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Each one teach one customer service

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Here’s a worthy idea. Mobilize your users to support one another via Twitter. This instance is part of the latest upgrade to Firefox.

Workscape evolution

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overarching issue is who controls the curriculum. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. Old pros don’t take classes.

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Informal Snake Oil

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That’s his graphic above.) watched vendors hi-jack the term eLearning, and I don’t want to see it happen to social or informal learning.

People Policy at IDEO

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John Foster describes human resources at IDEO during the Future of Talent Retreat at Asilomar.

Learning Styles

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Will Thalheimer reports on Learning Styles Reviewed by Association for Psychological Science AND FOUND WANTING. Do you believe meshing delivery format with a student’s learning style improves the quality of the learning? For an indictment of learning styles as irrelevant to learning, see: Psychological Science in the Public Interest.

Happy Multidisciplinary 2011!

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Arts & Letters Daily, Denis Dutton RIP

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A moment of silence, please. Arts & Letters Dail y broke new ground went it came online in 1998. Mark Steyn reports … [ more ]. Tools

Mash-up of Michael Wesch & Santa Claus

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Social media Christmas circa 1 AD. Thanks to Marc Rosenberg for tipping me off to this one. General

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L’apprentissage informel

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An artifact from Learning Day at the European Commission. My keynote was titled “The Impact and Inevitability of Informal Learning.&#.

Buy some inspiration before the year ends

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Amazon just dropped the price of Informal Learning to $28.96. The Kindle edition is $26.06. Got money you have to spend before year-end?

Evolution of learning software

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From classroom scheduling to nose counting to connecting people. Time for a change in emphasis.

Can You Hear Me Now?

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Conversation has long been the most important learning technology. Unfortunately, not everyone is a born conversationalist. ’ Ask questions.

Socialcast

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Today I visited a very cool company in the South Park neighborhood of San Francisco. Socialcast’s office is at the eastern entrance to Southpark.

Reflections on DevLearn 2010

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“Evaluation sheets, be sure to hand in your evaluation sheets.&# I refuse to fill them out. It takes a while for the important lessons to emerge.

Jay’s snapshots

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Poor man’s instructional technology. smaller frame was showing photos of the  Oxford Union Debate on informal learning.

Aspirations

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You may have heard me spouting off about aligning the aspirations of workers with the organizations they work for.

Giving up control

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Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. They’re worried about secrets slipping over Chinese walls and firewalls.

Genesis of the Working Smarter Poster

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The Informal Learning Poster. Dave shared his screen as we talked. rambled on about working smarter , and Dave sketched as we talked.

Join the Internet Time Alliance for a Day… in London

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Jay Cross, Jane Hart, Clark Quinn, Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings. enterprise learning governance. working smarter. the impact of mobile learning.

Adobe’s Project Rome

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Donald Clark on training departments…

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If you want to learn what is really going on in learning and development while rolling on the floor laughing, you’ve got to read Donald Clark.

Talking Unbooks at the Sony Center in Berlin

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Personal Knowledge Management

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Pergamon Museum, Berlin.

Join the Internet Time Alliance for a day

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We’re meeting at the Internet Time Lab, across the Bay from San Francisco in Berkeley. Name-calling isn’t going to help us make progress.

Network era & freedom

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Harold Jarche and I talk things over at the Berlin Stock Exchange and a fragment of the Berlin Wall.

DevLearn 10

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Join us at DevLearn in San Francisco next month. We all plan to be there. We expect to pop up at a few other places as well. Surprise!).

Future of Talent

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Once a year, two dozen of the top talent management executives in the country get together for a private retreat.

The New Social Learning

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The New Social Learning. Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media. By Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner. Then I bit my tongue. Twitter.

Storyboarding

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Julie Wedgwood has a new blog , and she’s off on the right foot. Like Julie herself, the blog is helpful and upbeat. Have a listen.

Taking advantage of the gift economy

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“I want your advice but I don’t have money to pay for it.&#. “Think of the exposure you’ll get,&# they say. We write books.

ePub format

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This inquiry will explore the ePub format and its potential for creating unbooks. Please join in. Read this as an ePub. It’s a book. It’s a file.