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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.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning. CBT 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. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. 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. Use EVA instead.

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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.,

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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.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. Action learning.

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Ignoring Informal

Clark Quinn

Rather than do a performance improvement intervention, they realized that another opportunity would be to start putting up information and inviting others to contribute.  However, I noticed something that really struck me, based upon the work I’ve been doing with my colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance (formerly TogetherLearn).

Content and continuous learning: The cornerstones of a learning architecture

Dawn of Learning

In short, they actively make use of their technology, modalities and learning architecture in support of L&D objectives. paradigm shift.

Measurement?

Clark Quinn

First, if you haven’t seen it, you should check out the debate I had with the good Dr. Will Thalheimer over at his blog about the Kirkpatrick model.  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). Great comments, too! We’ll

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.

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.

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?

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

” This little video from weneedacourse , showed  a day in the life of a lowly e-learning professional (4 May). My blog keeps me connected.

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

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

Dawn of Learning

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

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning, web 2.0, and systems thinking. Working Smarter. Article continues here. Buy here.).

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.

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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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

Some folks even had trouble with the format, apparently!  We got questions about how the role of the learning unit changes, about myths and new tools, and about measurement. As for addressing the social and informal metrics, while I addressed this a bit earlier , let me go a bit further.  If you are putting in performance support (e.g.

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.”

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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?

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5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

Clark Quinn

Here we’re trying to help our stakeholders (and designers) think beyond the course and think about performance support, informal learning, collaboration, and more. While it might be about augmenting  a course, it’s more likely to be access to information and people, as well as computational support.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

The meme of learning was replacing training. You couldn’t very well call this training. e + learning. meant to be serious. Who cares?

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Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

The meme of learning was replacing training. You couldn’t very well call this training. e + learning. meant to be serious. Who cares?

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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

Those things that unfortunately seem to dominate the conversation today and in effect distract from the core of what ultimately enables real 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