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  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Information] Sense-making
    The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. Knowledge – connecting information to experience (know what, know who, know how). Customization (describing information in context).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
    [Information] Corporate Learning’s focus
    Q1) Close to 80% of learning happens informally and 20% formally, yet we spend most of our time and money on the 20%. Another approach would be to divert or expand training funds to support informal learning. This could start small but would show that informal learning is important to the organization.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2010
    [Information] Overcoming Bipolar Thinking
    In the five years since the publication of Informal Learning, I’ve become the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Informal learning is older than civilization. By contrast, informal learning is like riding a bicycle. Question: How do we know that informal learning works? Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
    [Information] 8 Dirty Words
    by Jay Cross. L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. changed the name of my new book from Informal Learning in the Cloud to Working Smarter. Likewise, executives hear the word informal and take it to mean haphazard.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010
    [Information] Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)
    Formal learning needs to blend with any informal and social learning output in the new world. (ie. Informal or social learning needs to blend with formal learning. What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together. is tied with all of the informal and social layers. Period.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Information] Conversations and collaboration
    Tags: Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvement Work
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010
    [Information] 2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology
    Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Recorded webinars. Informal         Video conferencing. Informal         Workshops. Informal         Audio/ podcasts. Informal         Learnshop. Informal         Case Studies. Informal         Non-formal video.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
    [Information] Open Innovation
    Tags: Informal Learning Technology SocialLearning
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2010
    [Information] Fish & Chips and Malt Vinegar (inseparable organizational pieces)
    liken Enterprise 2.0 to the fish, Organizational Evolution to the chips and for me, malt vinegar playing the part of formal, informal and social learning. aided and abetted by formal, informal and social learning constructs – malt vinegar). aided and abetted by formal, informal and social learning constructs – malt vinegar).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Information] Working Smarter, one day at a time
    More to follow … Informal Learning InternetTime Performance Improvement SocialLearningTweet Yesterday we hosted a conversation on social learning and working smarter, facilitated by the folks at Citrix and the eLearning Guild. We all enjoyed the hour long session and participants will be sent the link to the recording by Citrix.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Information] PKM and MOOC
    Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning Workplace training and education too often resembles modern playgrounds: safe, repeatable, easily constructed from component parts, requiring that the child bring little of their own to the experience – Johnnie Moore. – Tony Bates.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Information] Change or die
    Formal and informal never exist in isolation. Change Informal LearningLX Briefing. Mixing case studies, stories, and actionable recommendations together with humor and easy-to-understand language, Jay Cross provides much more than buzzwords and back-patting, or so says his bio. He took a few moments to answer some of our questions.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
    [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 1 of 2)
    That is, the ability for the ‘crowd’ to help steer people in the right direction in their quest for learning … be it formal, informal or social learning. In a perfect world iTunesU could: help align students from different geographies to learn with one another through formal, informal and social means. Maybe it was Clarisworks.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Information] Network Learning
    Tags: Informal Learning NetworkLearning PKM
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [Information] January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist
    Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. The End of the Industrial Training Era -  Informal Learning , January 2, 2010. Informal learning is like that. Tags: Informal Learning Yesterday’s #lrnchat was on crowdsourcing. This is an example. The crowd picks this list, not I. Skinner Box?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
    [Information] Agility and Autonomy
    Learning is the work … Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Work for social learning to be successfully implemented in an organisation it is not just about adding in the new tools or platforms but also about acquiring a new mindset and new skillset for both learning professionals and individuals. culture of perpetual Beta is critical.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010
    [Information] Social media & workplace performance matrix
    Much of the information comes from third-party reports so I cannot attest to its accuracy. Tags: Communities Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning Feel free to use and improve this spreadsheet. If you do re-post it, please let me know so I can add the link here. Let me know of any errors or omissions and I will address them.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Information] Shifting to Net Work
    Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning WirearchyTweet Our first  Net Work Literacy session ends this week. There were several reasons why Jane Hart and I decided to offer this two-week online programe. Once the job is gone, many also lose their professional networks. There are 24 hours in a day.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
    [Information] Free Webinar on Informal Learning
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Information] This blog is closing…
    I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. I am gratified. Informal learning is more important than ever. Informal learning is part of the mix, but so are social business, brain science, systems thinking, and a bunch of other things.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2010
    [Information] How Managers Learn
    On YouTube , Peter Casebow and I continue our conversation, talking about learning and performance, and how informal learning works. Informal Learning and Performance 5:39. Jay Cross and  Peter Casebow video 4 – informal learning. Jay and Peter discuss informal learning, formalising informal learning and performance.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)
    Curate information and share with others. The Forum offers a vast repository of practical information and connects members with a vibrant global community of fellow practitioners. Email me for information on working with the Alliance. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. 702010 Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)
    Facilitated mentoring — planned, guided and evaluated — is typically more successful than informal sessions. Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! Email me for information on working with the Alliance. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. smiled.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
    [Information] Join the Internet Time Alliance for a day
    Books such as The Working Smarter Fieldbook, Informal Learning, & Engaging Learning. Tags: Informal Learning itimealliance The day following DevLearn, November 5, the five members of the Internet Time Alliance are holding a retreat to share insights and plan for the forthcoming year. It will keep us honest. Our choice. Interested?
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015
    [Information] Informal Learning on Google Books FREE
    Informal Learning is available via Google Books. Informal Learning Just Jay Read a couple of chapters for free.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Information] Organizational change, unpacked
    Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Wirearchy
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 2 of 2)
    social learning formal informal iTunes socialThis is the follow-up to Part 1. Found below are two screen shots from iTunesU littered with additional thoughts from yours truly concerning how the platform could become a more collaborative and useful (social) learning portal. Those would obviously be used on your mobile iPad, iPhone or iPod.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010
    [Information] March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist
    Best of  Informal Learning Flow. Blog – Gravity Emerges from Quantum Information, Say Physicists -  Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , March 25, 2010. Informal Snake Oil -  Informal Learning , March 1, 2010. Tags: Informal Learning March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. Decisions, decisions.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Information] The Evolving Social Organization
    Official channels are competing with an expanding number of informal communications. Training alone cannot address the wide variety of informal learning needs of workers. We know that informal learning happens all of the time but often the best answers or experts are not connected to the person with the problem. Complication.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Information] Social Learning – Highlights
    The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. Clark Quinn : When you learn with others, you co-create your understanding, and this has implications for formal and informal learning, as well as organizational and societal effectiveness.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Information] Vendor-neutral
    remember when we ran our informal learning unworkshops in 2006 while the major enterprise software vendors ignored us or privately told us there was no market for this stuff. Communities Informal Learning SocialLearningTweet Yes, I have called software vendors snake oil sellers. Now everything is “social&#. I
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
    [Information] Take this free, brief, online course on Learning to Learn
    Topics covered: Formal & informal learning. Tags: Change Informal Learning Working_smarter Addictive Learning That Sticks. In a hurry? Enroll in the course here. Learn by answering a few emailed questions every other day? SpacedEd co-founder and CEO Duncan Lennox says that is precisely what his product is doing for physicians.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Information] Simplifying Learning
    Design Informal LearningIdeas from Jane Hart’s online chat on June 4 in the Social Learning Centre. Q1) Harold in his blog post says ”For too long our organizations have suffered from the disease of complication. It’s time to simplify.” Let’s look at how we can simplify learning solutions.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Information] Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th
    Hear Jay Cross, a leading expert on informal learning, for a far-ranging conversation about how organizations are working – and training – smarter in the network era. Informal learning often costs less and delivers more than formal class time. Informal Learning ResultsTraining Smarter, Working Smarter. Bring your questions.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Information] Reducing email
    Informal Learning PKMI noted last year that workers waste a lot of time doing useless activities, like managing unwanted communications, and suggested that the cause of the problem, digital overload, was also the potential solution: social media. The ROI for social media in business is quite obvious: reducing wasted time. That’s
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2010
    [Information] Emergent Social Media
    Tags: Communities Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Information] The New Social Learning
    Yesterday afternoon, an acquaintance who was appointed chief learning officer of one of the UK’s major banks three weeks ago asked me where to find some great examples of social & informal learning. People will post incorrect information. These systems compromise classified information. Our information is unique.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [Information] Lessons from an early MOOC
    Informal Learning SocialLearning In September 2008, Michele Martin , Tony Karrer and I hosted a 6-week open professional development program on social media. We did this for the eLearning Guild as a run-up to the annual DevLearn conference. It was an asynchronous (no time-scheduled activities) program. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. Aggregators.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010
    [Information] The networked enterprise and learning support
    This becomes evident when ~80% of learning on the job is informal and less than 10% of the knowledge needed for work is in our heads. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Would you rather go to a doctor who is in the band-aid business or the healing business? Training is often a solution in search of a problem. Organizational learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009
    [Information] Informal learning works for new hires
    Todd Hudson discusses how the New Seasons Market chain uses a very informal approach not just for senior employees (where it seems to be a more natural fit) but for new hires as well. Criticism is often leveled against informal learning methods in that they don’t work for basic skills training. Tags: Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012
    [Information] Learning by doing
    Informal Learning InternetTimeWhat does life in perpetual Beta mean for your business on the internet? First of all, there is no real privacy online [ Cluetrain Thesis #13 - There are no secrets. The networked market knows more than companies do about their own products. And whether the news is good or bad, they tell everyone.].
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [Information] Une interview de Jay Cross, l’auteur d’Informal Learning
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010
    [Information] Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig
    Several large LMS companies added “informal learning&# to their sales shticks this week. One says “All documents accessed can be tracked as informal learning events.&# (Documents are events?) Related: Informal Snake Oil. What really is informal learning? Tags: Bullshit Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Information] Learning Assessment
    For March the LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Could you do this with informal or social learning? Do you have to regularly access information and knowledge to do your job?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
    [Information] Critical thinking in the organization
    Tags: Informal Learning Wirearchy Work PKM
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [Information] Work is learning, learning work
    That’s pretty much what I believe will be a necessity for the post-industrial and post-information era that we are beginning to enter. Social media are the vehicle by which we can share our tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [Information] Jay’s latest book focuses on social & informal learning in the cloud
    Subtitled Informal Learning in the Cloud , this edition focuses on social learning and implementing web 2.0 What can we do to improve this informal learning?…23. Informal Learning …36. Genesis of the Informal Learning Poster …37. Informal Learning Popular Web 2.0technology. Buy the download.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Information] Junky Informal Learning
    Informal Learning1-800-GOT-JUNK (“Junk”) came by Internet Time Lab  to pick up 24 months of trash. The two thirty-somethings who showed up were pleasant, hard-working, and efficient. One fellow liked his job because it fix his life as a musician. “It works for me; it works for them.” How do you learn to do your job?”
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Information] Storyboarding
    Tags: Informal Learning visualization
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
    [Information] Reflections on DevLearn 2010
    Tags: Informal Learning inttime
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Information] Courses are dead. Just foolin’
    Informal LearningSeveral people have asked me not to denigrate formal learning in the workplace, the 10 of the 70:20:10 model. Indeed. Formal learning has its place. It’s apt for bringing people up to speed in a new discipline or topic. Standing around the water cooler is not the best way to learn algebra.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Information] Knowledge sharing, one at a time
    Individually we can manage information flows, make sense of them and share with others, especially people with similar interests or common goals. If this helps us move away from central digital information repositories (Knowledge Management, Document Management, Learning Content Management Systems, Content Management Systems, etc.)
  • MARTIJN LINSSEN  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2010
    [Information] Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.
    The social way to the future Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Thats the definition from the wiki and its pretty fine if you ask me. Computing resources like processing power and memory. Coffin.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
    [Information] Learning Hangout Saturday, February 2
    Informal Learning Internet Time Lab Working SmarterAnother Saturday, another HangOut On Air. 10:00 am Pacific. Conversation About GOOD STUFF. Drop by 10:00-11:00 Pacific tomorrow morning. Good afternoon, good evening to all. You’ll experience Google+ Hangouts on Air (a must-see). Bring a tip! Share a secret recipe. We’ll
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Information] Online Educa
    Community Informal Learning WorkscapingParticipants at Educa are enthusiastic: You can watch a longer version of the party video here. When did you last see this enthusiastic a group of learning professionals? Six of the Business Educa track sessions in Berlin were streamed and recorded: The Opening Conversation. Learning from Experience.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Information] Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
    Some journalists inform but most, including the good ones, shine a lens and let us make up our minds. My post yesterday was intended to show that mainstream media were not very good at informing us on complex subjects. wanted to explain how I was able to get information and put some things together. complexity Informal Learnin
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Information] Learning by doing
    Informal Learning Social Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
    [Information] Let the droids do the boring stuff
    Networked computers allow us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge, leaving the boring stuff to the droids. We need to think for ourselves and take advantage of network technologies, wider social connections, improved peer interactions, and informal learning. Informal Learning Innovation Workthink so.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [Information] Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.
    As always, Jane combines a wealth of information with some remarkable insights on where organizational learning is (or should be) headed. In this way, formal content is now supported and supplemented by an ecosystem of experts and related information. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. This is true. Can you share some examples?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
    [Information] Sense-making with PKM
    We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. As years of sorting, categorizing and making explicit develop into a large amount of information we can begin to see its value. Categorize.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Information] The Future of the Training Department
    It’s premised on the beliefs that management has access to the necessary strategic information and knowledge. Researcher and analyst, Jon Husband, says that wirearchy is, “a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority based on information, knowledge, trust and credibility, enabled by interconnected people and technology”.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Information] A personal learning journey
    then played with metaphors to explain my emerging processes ( 2006 ); “ Basically, you can take a few free web tools and start controlling your information streams (Input). will continue to explore better ways to manage information, encourage reflection and share what we are learning. This still sums up the core concept of PKM.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Information] PKM starts new workshop series
    Communities Informal Learning Learning PKM SocialLearningSo far in 2012, I have hosted three online workshops on personal knowledge management (PKM), as well as a Summer Camp that included one week on the topic. The format has changed, as Jane Hart and I have learned about what works. Our theme will be: l earning in the networked era.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009
    [Information] PKM: our part of the social learning contract
    PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. Tags: Informal Learning Why is social learning important? It is becoming more difficult to make sense of the world by ourselves. How does personal knowledge management relate to social learning?
  • DOC SEARLS   |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2009
    [Information] Thinking outside the Internet box
    Yet that background still informs of my understanding of the world, and my curiosities about What’s Going On Now, and What We Can Do Next. Only in conceptual jails can we sensibly debate whether something is an “information service&# or a “telecommunication service&#. Here goes. Hell, I still do that.)
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [Information] The Case for Communities of Practice
    Jay Cross is CEO of Internet Time Group and a thought leader in informal learning and organizational performance. Tags: Informal Learning Published August 2010. He can be reached  at editor@clomedia.com. Now, keep in mind that no one issues membership cards to professional chefs - but they are not difficult to recognize.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2011
    [Information] Seven years and still independent
    Communities Informal LearningI’ve been putting my thoughts on this blog for seven years now. When I started (19 Feb 2004), the term blog was not exactly mainstream and one media “guru&# said blogs were on their way out. have tried to keep this blog true to my principles and beliefs but still professional and courteous.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
    [Information] The Other 90% of Learning
    Today’s world is a kaleidoscope, information is a tsunami, and workers face novel, complex situations every day. They need to provide informal feedback and work debriefs. Activity streams keep people informed in near real time. Informal LearningServing enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
    [Information] Jay Cross - Untitled Article
    Most corporate learning takes place informally in the course of doing the job, not in training courses away from the job. Design Informal Learning Working SmarterOctober 26, 2012, 12:26 p.m. THE JOURNAL REPORT: LEADERSHIP IN HUMAN RESOURCES. So Much Training, So Little to Show for It. That might have worked before jobs became complex.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [Information] PKM in 2010
    PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Information. Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Model.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2010
    [Information] 10 pieces of advice on the web, workflow, & learning
    The e-Learning Centre is a free information resource for learning and development professionals and e-learning developers. Tags: General Informal Learning Metrics Social After a lengthy hibernation, Learning Light ’s eLearning Centre rides again! Check it out for news, views, jobs, reports, research papers and supplier directory.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Information] Ivan Illich and me
    Giving examples of the ineffectual nature of institutionalized education, Illich posited self-directed education, supported by intentional social relations in fluid informal arrangements: Universal education through schooling is not feasible. Tags: Informal Learning Meta-Learning Ivan Illich. We have yet to catch up with his vision.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Information] February Informal Learning Hotlist
    Best of  Informal Learning Flow. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth -  Informal Learning , February 3, 2010. Formalizing informal learning? -  Learnlets , February 16, 2010. Jay’s latest book focuses on social & informal learning in the cloud -  Internet Time , January 31, 2010. Blog , February 1, 2010.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Information] Join our Learning Hangout Tuesday at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 Eastern/9:30 Greenwich
    Community Informal LearningJoin Google+. (If this is your first time, allow 15 minutes to get set up.). Join our Learning Community. At the appointed hour, I’ll open the Hangout. Hangout accommodates ten people in a video conference. First come, first served. Have your video cam and audio ready to go. Bring a question.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
    [Information] Social learning is real
    For example: Would it be better to 1) take a generic classroom workshop on information management or 2) spend a few hours serendipitously learning on Twitter. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Once again, I’m learning from my colleagues, as yesterday I realized how important self-direction is in enabling social learning.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [Information] The Con Academy
    The reinvention occurs when our classrooms become melting pots of collaborative-based interdisciplinary learning using formal, informal and social means. social learning video sharing formal informal social videoRest assured, I am not against The Khan Academy … at least not entirely. See this short video for an example.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Information] More on European UX Events
    That used to be the job of Information Architects and has now clearly landed in the realm of the mass-amateurisation of everything. Tags: Amsterdam Community Conference Commentary Events Information Architecture Interaction Design In Adaptive Path’s newsletter of September 28 , I shared my views on the European UX scene.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
    [Information] Facebook and the User Experience of Privacy
    In short, this is an information architecture problem. And that raises an interesting question: Did Facebook — could Facebook — manipulate the information architecture in order to keep users in the dark about what information they were actually sharing with the world? Whether it goes far enough remains to be seen.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2009
    [Information] Mind Map: The Networked Society
    Informal. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work Over the years of writing this blog I’ve reorganized, added tags, categories and  the Key Posts and Toolbox pages in order to help make sense of over 1,500 posts. Emergent Practice. Soft Skills. Work 2.0. Rarefication. Living.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [Information] Giving up control
    In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning). Tags: Informal Learning innovation inttime Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. agree with Andy on this. Andy and Jay.
  • KEVIN WHEELER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [Information] Is HR Relevant and Does it Matter? | Over the Seas
    But this type of HR person and function is slipping into history faster than we may imagine as it becomes impossible to regulate and control people, ideas, or information. The Way it Might Be HR might instead accept that creative work now means collaborating, sharing, and allowing information and ideas to flow freely. Does HR Matter?
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Information] Identity & authenticity on the net
    Tags: Community Informal Learning
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2009
    [Information] Learnerprise 2.0: Why Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0 Should Align
    Most of the dollars are spent on formal events such as ILT classroom and eLearning rather than informal and social learning concepts or initiatives. Ironically, the real benefit is felt moreso during informal and/or social learning exchanges. formal informal learnerprise social Which brings me to Learnerprise 2.0.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Information] Skills 2.0 redux
    We are now in the second week of our Summer Camp on informal and social learning. Communities Informal Learning PKMThe first week’s assignment was to read and comment on an article I wrote in 2008. wondered what had changed in the last four years and if these thoughts were still pertinent. What has not? ” .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Information] PKM: Working Smarter
    Here’s the a description and rationale for adopting PKM, individually and within organizations: PKM is a way to deal with ever-increasing amounts of digital information. PKM leverages  open web-based systems that facilitate sharing. A PKM mindset aids in observing, thinking and using information & knowledge better (I Sense).
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
    [Information] Social Networking: Bridging Formal and Informal Learning by Clark.
    Posterous Internet Time Alliance Five heads are better than one « Back to posts Viewed times Favorited 0 times February 25, 2010 Social Networking: Bridging Formal and Informal Learning by Clark N. The benefits for formallearning similarly suggest independent value. Fortunately, most of these tools are quite inexpensive.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Information] An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning
    The goats may end up demented, but that’s another story. I’ ve got a story to share for any education institution at any level out there that believes learning isn’t part formal, informal and social. informal learning, in my opinion). connected learning education k-12 learning social learning formal informal social
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
    [Information] An example of informal learning in Europe
    We summarized the findings in this pie chart: Full Story jay Tweet Posted by Jay Cross Comments (0) Leave a comment
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
    [Information] Learning to work anew
    Tags: Communities Informal Learning Work
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
    [Information] The Learning Layer – Review
    Tags: Books Informal Learning Wirearchy
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [Information] Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates
    This is an added layer of discernment over scanning and a more systematic practice of tagging and saving, and a connecting of information to work and other people. But at this skill level, I’m talking about connecting people and information. Others are more global thinkers, hopping around the information seeking patterns.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
    [Information] So many thoughts, so little time
    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. Ten years after - Informal Learning , January 10, 2009. Friday Flashback: Chris Lott’s Information Fluency and Social Fluency , March 26, 2009.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2010
    [Information] Learning Without Borders
    In a pre-webcast discussion with Jay Cross yesterday we tackled how organizations steward informal learning; Jay will ask HCI members to bring a relevant business problem to the webcast and walk us through ways to focus on the demand side (what learners need) to facilitate powerful informal learning. Jay Learning Without Borders.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2010
    [Information] Buy some inspiration before the year ends
    Amazon just dropped the price of Informal Learning to $28.96. You can buy a giant (4′ x 2′), durable, grommeted Informal Learning poster in the Internet Time Store. The Informal LearningThe Kindle edition is $26.06. The Store also offers an online, read-only version of The Working Smarter Fieldbook for $12.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2010
    [Information] What is working smarter?
    Our industrial and information age is nearing an end as we transition into an era where creativity becomes the most important element in our economy. We are also living in a more complex time as traditional disciplines blur and as information explodes. Informal Learning NetworkLearning WirearchyWhat does that mean?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
    [Information] Connect, aggregate, filter; then train
    As workers co-develop emergent processes they need to be supported through updated information, tools and processes to do their work. Information-based businesses, like education, media, research or consulting organizations, are in the business of working with both information Stocks & Flows.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Information] Can You Hear Me Now?
    Tags: General Informal Learning inttime
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
    [Information] Sensing and Thinking
    We can seek out (aggregate) all the sources of information on any subject and share them with the world, but if we don’t make sense of them, they’re worthless. PKM isn’t just collecting and filing  bits and pieces of information for later retrieval. Tags: Informal Learning PKM
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Information] The Death of TV Could Help Learning 2.0 Take Flight
    If I were any of the aforementioned big three, here is what I’d be contemplating in the opportunity: Like the TV, learning itself is becoming more and more unscripted; informal and social is finally taking its rightful place on the gold and silver podium, shifting formal learning to bronze status. What does this mean for the big three?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Information] Social Media and Learning: Implications
    Tags: Communities Informal Learning Work
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