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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Goethe.

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.

Learning in the workplace

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart asked readers “ how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace? Notice that these are all informal. Informal Learnin

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

The World Wide Web is changing how many of us do our work as we become more connected to information and each other. Network Learning.

Learning is (still) conversation

Harold Jarche

Other top-rated methods include the use of (external) search engines; trial & error; informal on-the-job instruction; and professional reading.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

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.

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

There are really two viewpoints: that of the learning and development (L&D) professional, and that of the performer. design social

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). There are several different online social networks, but for our purposes, we’ll focus on the three that tend to be used the most by learning professionals–Facebook, LinkedIn and Ning. More information on owning your data on this site.

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Learning through social networks

Harold Jarche

Training – an external intervention, designed only to address a lack of skills and/or knowledge. Education – a process with its main aims of socialization, a search for truth and/or the realisation of individual potential. also recommended that organizations should get out of the learning business and focus on performance.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Agile Instructional Design I'm still studying all of this to see whether I really buy that Agile methods will work. It's the updating part that doesn't happen.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

In his keynote presentation at Online Educa Berlin last week, Howard Rheingold emphasized co-learning. The Workscape, a platform for learning.

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Reimagining Learning

Clark Quinn

The latter is an opportunity for meta-learning. What goes into activity design is a whole separate area. This unpacks.

Corporate Learning’s focus

Harold Jarche

Tweet Inspired by Jay Cross,  Amanda Fenton asks how her Corporate Learning department could better meet the needs of employees.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching.

LMS vs. LCMS

Dawn of Learning

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Key: ? Xyleme.

The networked enterprise and learning support

Harold Jarche

Prescribing training for all organizational learning is like handing out band-aids without a diagnosis. Organizational learning.

Red or Blue?

Harold Jarche

Learning is the human activity which least needs manipulation by others. They left informal learning to chance.

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Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Why E2.0

Seed, feed, & weed

Clark Quinn

In my presentation yesterday, I was talking about how to get informal learning going.  As many have noted, it’s about moving from a notion of being a builder, handcrafting (or mass-producing) solutions, to being a facilitator, nurturing the community to develop it’s own capabilities.  Tags: design social

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Learning Flow: unfrozen

Harold Jarche

With this article, it seems as if the conversation, and my learning process, have been frozen in time. — Learning Flow. technologies like blogs, wikis, podcasts and video blogs, combined with the availability of digital content, have changed those who were previously consumers of information into co-creators. References.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

It’s not that seasoned and elder employees weren’t learning; we all learn all the time. Two out of three Chief Learning Of?cers

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

You can try it for yourself here. Are we really getting closer to a debate about the role/function/value of resident higher education experiences?

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

For example: Social bookmarks let me tag and search a wide array of bookmarks and by making them public they are shared with others, but through no extra effort on my part. also make available information and perhaps knowledge that is useful to others. tools is that they are designed for knowledge-sharing as well. Many Web 2.0

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Instead, the eLearning Strategy discussion is a learning, teaching and evangelist discussion. You are going to be learning's liaison to IT.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Learning Mode.

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Point your smart phone at a QR code, and you’ll be led to a location on the net with more information. Information flows, feeds, subscriptions.

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Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise?

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. fMRI of Learning Styles: Confirmation of Visual and Verbal Learners - Eide Neurolearning Blog , March 30, 2009. How to make e-learning work!

Getting informal in Sao Paolo

Jay Cross

“How are informal conversations transforming our understanding and learning practices in businesses and communities?&#. Papagallis.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. Learning is not remembering. Everyone learns differently.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

We may execute individually, but the innovations, the changes, the needed learning happens by dialog. Profiles let you search for people who have knowledge you  need.  One of the coming roles for learning designers is facilitating the informal learning as well as the formal, I suggest.  Seriously.  social

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When I wrote The Future of Online Learning in 1998, I took into account three major sets of factors. Contact North's look at the future of online ( Part One , Part Two ) learning captures the first part, I think, but misses completely on the second part. Adaptive learning' is essentially a name for differentiated instruction.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

Students, in contrast, suddenly had new tools of democratic information access (and distraction) at their fingertips. Teaching and learning.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. How do I search for information?”. No one learns alone either.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more. You can train people but they may or may not learn. In spades.

The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station | Unmanagement

Unmanagement

Search. Next → The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station. In other words, learning needs to go Agile. Unmanagement.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

In the beginning there were dumb clients and the server reigned supreme. Then came the powerful desktops and the server lost control. Confused? Great.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed.

Mark Oehlert

Love the design. love the Webby Awards. Thought they were a bit cheesy at first but what do I know? So use them as that. from there. del.icio.us

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to contribute my responses to interview questions on social media for a new journal called The Future of Learning and of course I was happy to send some thoughts along. It was a game, of course, but over the next five years I progressed through the game to become a wizard, which meant that I was designing the MUD. need it.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

"In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach. Using methodology adapted from reverse engineering calledinstructional decomposition, both macro and micro design elements canbe identified. del.icio.us