Trending Sources

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.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning. An Informal Learning Sequel? The “e”?

Informal Learning is Business

Jay Cross

This is the second in a series of posts about how business can profit from informal learning. What makes informal learning effective. Informal learning is effective because it’s personal. We learn in context, with others, as we live and work. Training metrics should be business metrics.

Want Results? Champion the Informal

Jay Cross

First published in Chief Learning Officer magazine, February 2013. Learning is more important than ever. Informal Learning

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. Kirkpatrick's Level 3: Improving the Evaluation of E-Learning Level 3 evaluations measure whether the there was an actual transfer of learning to the actual work setting. There are hard and soft cost savings associated with e-learning. ROI is toast.

ROI 54

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

Secrets of Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Learning Solutions Magazine. Working Smarter: Informal Learning in the Cloud by Jay Cross and Friends. By Jane Bozarth. Doubt me?

Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

On Tuesday I led a session on Business Impact of Learning in the Real World for the Learning & Skills Group in London.

Formalizing and Investing in Informal Learning

Tony Karrer

I just saw a post by David Wilson - Real metrics on Informal Learning that asks about a subject that we would all like to know. Is investing in informal learning effective? That was the discussion in: Numbers and Informal Learning as well as on The Learning Circuits Blog: The Numbers Behind Informal & Formal.,

Calling shades of gray “black and white&#

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning. Often it is referred to as learning by experience or just as experience. Metric

Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II

Tony Karrer

I've received quite a bit of input on my blog post Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. We want to figure out what the process and mechanisms should look like when we are going after Intentional Informal Learning. Finally, back to Stephen Downes' comment that if you define "works" as "learning what you want them to learn".

Informal Learning Blog » The income statement isn’t

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Roles in the ‘New’ Training Org

Dan Pontefract

I believe the traditional corporate university , or that of the old-fashioned Learning & Development Team, will morph itself into becoming a ‘Collaboration and Learning’ office of some sort in the not so distant future. Learning Asset Producer. Learning Asset Aggregator. Drives Learning 2.0 / Work 2.0

10 pieces of advice on the web, workflow, & learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

After a lengthy hibernation, Learning Light ’s eLearning Centre rides again! Jay Cross pushes the envelope again on e-learning.

Personal Learning: A Set of Three Talks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

index.php/ecentre/apt2014/schedConf/index Beyond Free: Open Learning in a Networked World As the concept of ‘open learning’ has grown it has posed an increasing challenge to educational institutions. In such a learning environment, the provision of education moves beyond the programmed delivery of instructional resources and tasks.

Quotes from 2010

Harold Jarche

Metrics. charlesjennings “ROI on social learning? Catherine Lombardozzi – “One of my favorite quotes is from Kent Seibert: ‘Reject the myth that we learn from experience and accept the reality that we learn by reflecting on experience.’. Most of what we know we learn from other people. NetworkLearning. JaneBozarth.

Content and continuous learning: The cornerstones of a learning architecture

Xyleme

What separates powerful learning and development organizations from the middling crowd? First, learning needs and styles have evolved.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Learning Ecosystem, Learning Ecology, and Learnscape mean the same thing as Workscape. However, compliance is not learning. Blogs.

Ignoring Informal

Clark Quinn

Overall, there seems to be no awareness of the whole thrust of social and informal learning. Ok, so Jay’s book on Informal Learning is relatively new, and the concrete steps may still be being sorted out, but there’s a lot there. I wonder if their metrics include the outputs of enabling innovation.

Measurement?

Clark Quinn

He’s upset with it as it’s not permeated by learning, and I argue that it’s role is impact, not learning design (see my diagram at the end). In particular, for informal learning when we’ve got folks successfully developed as effective self-learners and a good culture, we don’t need to measure.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does: PART TWO

Jane Hart

Let’s first take a look at managing and measuring employee “learning&#. So how then do we measure learning in the workplace?

The Form of Informal - 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to Tony Karrer, More on the Form of Informal What do you think the meaning of the word 'dictating' is? Rather, some types of structure tend toward 'informal', while other types of structure tend toward 'formal'. The first time a person learned how to do that task/job it was likely through someone showing them how to do it.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Xyleme

. Is your company''s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? Measuring learning isn''t a priority.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

We need to get away from the widget-based metrics of the past and focus on the impact and value our efforts have on critical business performance.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches. tools. Licens

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning, web 2.0, Check out our weekly magazine for a brilliant take on talent management and HR.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. Free agents.

ROI 2

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.

eBook 39

CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

It was an interesting event, with a theme of “ Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal “, held at a classy venue on the beach, and was well-organized. (You We got questions about how the role of the learning unit changes, about myths and new tools, and about measurement. Well, but of course !

Keep Calm and Write It Down: How Reflective Practice Leads To Better Results for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

” Here’s a methodology for doing an After Action Review, but it boils down to: Capture the lesson learned (big or small).

CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Our theme was “Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal.” “Nobody cares about internal metrics.”

ROI 19

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. Informed Judgment. The industrial age has run out of steam. What to do?

ROI 61

5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

Clark Quinn

We look up product info while shopping, use calculators to split up the bill, we call folks for information in problem-solving like what to bring home from the grocery store, and we take photos of things we need to remember like hotel room numbers or parking spots. Mobile learning is really mobile performance support and mobile social.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

The meme of learning was replacing training. Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

The meme of learning was replacing training. Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Trying out PicApp.new image service. del.icio.us

2010

Jay Cross

Take advantage of convergence of informal learning and social networks. Time-to-performance becomes the new metric.

Pick of the Month: November 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Visualize real learning – Mark Britz, 5 November 2012. m learning, e learning, blended learning, etc) learning?

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches. tools. Licens