Pulling informal learning
JUNE 4, 2012
They highlight the difference between Push and Pull learning. Informal learning is mostly Pull. Informal Learning
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Goethe.
Informal learning, the 95% solution
JANUARY 4, 2012
Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Informal Learning
learning in the network era
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Here are some thoughts on personal and social learning in the network era. ways to improve workplace learning. enough training.
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
One hundred years later and we are witnessing a similar shift, from the industrial economy to the network era and a creative economy.
strategic transformation of workplace learning
MARCH 7, 2016
The strategic transformation of organizational learning requires a shift from delivery of content and courses to integrating learning and working.
preparing for 2020
JUNE 1, 2015
This is a synopsis of my opening keynote for the workplace learning & VET stream at EduTECH15 in Brisbane today. Automation is eating jobs.
Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
All aspects of it, including administration, teaching/learning, and research. The process of becoming digital has important implications for how learning occurs and how research happens and how it is shared. I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m
New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 25, 2009
Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Learning Networks in Practice.
It is time to simplify
MAY 15, 2012
The five informal learning methods described in yesterday’s post on Learning in the Workplace have one thing in common.
Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
MARCH 16, 2011
Tweet Many of the important issues that face our society are complex and require a good knowledge of science. complexity Informal Learning
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. Learning is not remembering. Everyone learns differently.
A workscape perspective
MARCH 25, 2012
Tweet There are few best practices for the network era workplace, but definitely many next practices to be developed.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
People learn their jobs by doing their jobs. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged. part 1 of 5.
Connecting with Communities of Practice
JUNE 2, 2011
Tweet This month, The Learning Circuits blog asks how do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?
Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
This talk is basically what he said, except he said it in the French way with complex theories, while I''m going to give it in the prickly, analytical, English kind of Canadian, dry presentation. This addresses the specific question of assessment in open learning and in informal learning. The complexities matter."
Want Results? Champion the Informal
JANUARY 26, 2014
First published in Chief Learning Officer magazine, February 2013. Learning is more important than ever. Informal Learning
Informal rule of thumb
JUNE 13, 2012
The bank has a central online learning portal where employees can take “courses”, particularly compliance training. Wikipedia.
Some thoughts from 2012
DECEMBER 21, 2012
Informal Learning: The 95% Solution. Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it.
Training departments will shrink
JULY 20, 2011
Even the information economy is giving way to the creative economy. Informal Learning Learning SocialLearning Work
Learning is not something to get
APRIL 18, 2012
In too many cases we view learning as something that is done to people. ” We need to look at work and learning together. Tweet.
Learning and working effectively
APRIL 5, 2011
We learn socially because we want to. However, learning is a jagged, messy process, as the line shows, so don’t expect linear results.
APRIL 2, 2012
Networker. Information search. Formal & Informal Learning. Information organization. Networking. Helper.
MOOCs = Skinner’s Box 2.0?
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
The teacher will uncloak soon to reveal an interdisciplinary approach where students select what to learn from Open Education resources.
The Future of the Training Department
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Sometimes guilds helped apprentices learn by doing things under the eye of a master, but there weren’t any trainers involved. The U.S.
It’s time to focus on your LQ
MAY 30, 2012
Learning is everywhere in the connected workplace. We’re not used to handling all of this learning on our own.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
The 20 percent: learning through others. Learning is social. People learn with and through others. It would be 2 kids per machine.
Managing in Complexity
JULY 13, 2010
How can you be less directive and enable distributed work, and therefore distributed (and undirected) learning?
Let the droids do the boring stuff
AUGUST 12, 2012
That leaves complex and creative work that continue to be in demand, and even increase. Work is learning, and learning is the work.
The Other 90% of Learning
AUGUST 3, 2012
Knowledge workers learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors. They learn about twice as much from those conversations compared to structured courses and programs. It’s a handy framework to keep in mind, particularly when someone mistakenly thinks all learning is formal.
Work is learning, learning work
JANUARY 14, 2010
My Twitter bio reads, “ Work is learning, learning work – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know [apologies to Keats ].
March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
APRIL 3, 2010
Best of Informal Learning Flow. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Moodle: e-learning’s Frankenstein - Donald Clark Plan B , March 6, 2010. Elements for Constructing Social Learning Environments - Workplace Learning Today , March 16, 2010.
PKM: a node in the learning network
MARCH 7, 2010
Somebody else, outside the hierarchy, is only one click away, and perhaps easier to deal with and a better source of information and knowledge.
Informal Learning Technology
MAY 11, 2009
There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. eLearning Technology.
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
My slide presentation is available for viewing or download here: Integrating learning and work CSTD 2011. complexity Informal Learning Work
Social Learning – Highlights
OCTOBER 26, 2009
We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week. For me, the essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it. The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few.
July Informal Learning Hotlist
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
AUGUST 1, 2009
Informal Learning Flow Hot List. Meta Skills for Learning Professionals - Full Circle , July 3, 2009. Seven e-Learning and Teaching Resources - ReadWriteWeb , July 21, 2009. How to Crack a Wi-Fi Network’s WEP Password with BackTrack [Wi-Fi] - Lifehacker , July 1, 2009. network (1000). Top Posts. Quick.tv
LMS is no longer the centre of the universe
MAY 4, 2010
Learning is no longer what you do before you go to work, never having to learn anything else in order to do your job. 1986 ~ 75%.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
The 70 percent: learning from experience. People learn by doing. We learn from experience and achieve mastery through practice.
Organizational change, unpacked
AUGUST 30, 2010
Complexity. Learning Organization. Value Networks. Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Wirearchy Social.