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JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING Take this free, brief, online course on Learning to Learn
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
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'S INFORMAL LEARNING Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2009
Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning Web 2.0
- Informal Learning Blog » Another Life Unexpurgated
- 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.
JAY CROSS Informal Learning Revisited
| SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
Six years ago I wrote Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance. This is the first in a series of posts about what informal learning is and how to put it into practice. Synopsis of Informal Learning. The book made the case that most learning about how to do a job is informal.
- April 2010 Great ones
Best from Informal Learning Flow. is a philosophy, not a technology - Informal Learning , April 10, 2010. Tags: Informal Learning April 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010. From Social Media to Social Strategy - HarvardBusiness.org , April 1, 2010. Collaboration and Cooperation - Half an Hour , April 12, 2010. Economic Recovery?
- Informal learning patterns
Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. Technology is used to generate or analyze information individually. Technology is used to broadcast information publicly to people both known and unknown. patterns.
- Free Learning to Learn course going strong
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HAROLD JARCHE CSTD 2011
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
If you need other links or information, just add a comment. complexity Informal Learning WorkTweet Here are my notes from the session this afternoon at CSTD 2011 in Toronto. I’m glad we had a chance to field test a variation of the improv icebreak activity of equilateral triangles. It seems to have got things going a bit.
JAY CROSS Online Educa
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
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 PKM in 2010
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 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 Learning by doing
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
Informal Learning Social Learning
HAROLD JARCHE Work is learning, learning work
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
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 Identity & authenticity on the net
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
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HAROLD JARCHE Social learning is real
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
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.
HAROLD JARCHE Working Smarter, one day at a time
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
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.
DAVID WEINBERGER [2b2k] Notes on the history of information overload
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
I spent most of today tracking down some information about the history of information overload, so I though I’d blog it in case someone else is looking into this. Toffler explains information overload as being just like sensory overload, except it results from too much information. by Donald B. Lindsley. 432-435.
GEORGE SIEMENS Complexity, Information, and Education
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
I’m in Rijeka, Croatia. It’s my first visit hear and it’s a beautiful country. The scenery is spectacular. Unfortunately, most of my time has been spent in a hotel room writing and getting caught up on email/work, etc. Wasn’t traveling fun *before* we could take our work with us?! View more presentations from gsiemens
- 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.
JAY CROSS The experiential informal learning workshop
| SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
Informal LearningFirst come, first served. Workshop announcement and pre-registration are here.
ADAPTIVE PATH Join us in SF on Thu 9/16 for A fab event: A History of Architectures of Information
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
Information epicure? Join us at Adaptive Path for a scintillating talk by Web-guru and architecture expert Molly Wright Steenson as she shares her latest ideas and research on information, architecture, interfaces and the rich history that has evolved into the information spaces of today (and tomorrow.). Are you a designer?
- Open social learning
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ADAPTIVE PATH Facebook and the User Experience of Privacy
| THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
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 Social Media and Learning: Implications
| THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
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- The key to informal learning is autonomy
For me, the key to informal learning is where the locus of control lies; so if someone plans, organises and manages what you learn, then this is not informal learning. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control. Read the full blog post here
HAROLD JARCHE Training alone is not enough
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2010
In our second eCollab blog carnival, I asked if we could formalize the informal : Are there ways of “formalizing some or all of this without losing out on the personal relationships we have with our friends and colleagues, those who we turn to help us solve a problem. Can we formalize the informal? Dave Ferguson. Tom Haskins.
DAN PONTEFRACT The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0
| SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010
Whether you have an internal corporate university, a decentralized learning structure, or a completely outsourced model, your model should be adapted to be formal, informal and social. adoption council collaboration formal informal learnerprise social thomas malone I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest. here ).
JAY CROSS Ivan Illich and me
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
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.
DAN PONTEFRACT The Educational T
| MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
To shift to the ‘connected learning’ model, where learning is part formal, informal and social, education purists might assist the overall evolution of the industry (from antiquated to purposeful) by employing the use of The Educational T. Moreover, it is continuously relegated to formal instructor-led or eLearning formats. Why don’t they?
DAWN OF LEARNING Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
They include two major pieces of information: 1) a clear statement of some small functionality and 2) detailed description of how to test this functionality. Agile Development Learning Technologies informal learningToday, the expectations of learners are much different than they were only a few years ago. What does this mean for us?
HAROLD JARCHE Vendor-neutral
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
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
HAROLD JARCHE The Learning Layer – Review
| THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
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ADAPTIVE PATH Ben Fry’s “Computational Information Design”
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Ben Fry, UX Week: Computational Information Design from Adaptive Path’s UX Week Videos. Cleverly elegant: That’s how to describe the work of Ben Fry, a storyteller whose medium of choice is data-sets. His work is a shining example of how aesthetics and function can work together. Transcripts.
HAROLD JARCHE Sensing and Thinking
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
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
- 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.
HAROLD JARCHE Being social for learning and performance
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
There is solid research in social network analysis, value network analysis and social learning that can inform this shift. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Wirearchy SocialLearning Tweet Social learning has been a theme here for some time [my first post on the subject in 2005: from e-learning to s-learning ].
BETH KANTER The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information
| MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years. This was in the era before Facebook and there was far less information available compared today. The problem of “information overload” is nothing new and has been around for centuries. This [.]
HAROLD JARCHE Skills 2.0 redux
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
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? or perhaps even Skills 3.0,
HAROLD JARCHE Using our knowledge
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
All the information and knowledge in the world will not help us unless we take time to reflect upon what we have learned and also do something with it. Tags: Informal Learning PKM Tweet. “ Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful. Margaret J.
- Informal Learning Blog » A Dutch 80/20
HAROLD JARCHE Ten reasons
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
Just saying communication, keeping up to date, exchanging information is not enough for these doubters. Homeland Security: information sharing is still not where it should be. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime What is now needed is a rebuttal of this video. How for instance would you answer this one. Social media is a fad.
JAY CROSS Aprendizado informal
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2011
Last Tuesday I delivered a workshop in Sao Paulo on informal learning to clients of fast-moving Brasilian learning company Affero. I’ll let the graphic recorders tell the story. Just Jay
IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER The Science of Information-based Predictions
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. The exponential growth in information is sometime seen as a cure-all, as computers were in the 1970s. The key to making a good forecast,” writes Silver, “is not in limiting yourself to quantitive information.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING Can You Hear Me Now?
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
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HAROLD JARCHE Why is learning and the sharing of information so important?
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012
Tweet The Globe & Mail: The diplomacy of knowledge. Learning together is an important part of living together. While many of our greatest challenges arise through the interplay of complex problems, so, too, do our greatest advances often occur at the intersections between disciplines. Communities complexity NetworkedLearning
DAWN OF LEARNING Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. For this event, I decided to dispose of the safety net that had served me so well in the past and host a completely informal webinar whose content was completely driven by attendee questions.
TONY KARRER The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?)
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006
If you read my blog, you know that while I'm a big believer in the need to improve human performance outside of classic formal learning interventions, e.g., personal learning support , you also know that the term and a lot of the discussion around informal learning makes me worried. Informal learning faces the same paradox.
HAROLD JARCHE Managing information and knowledge
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
— Can there really be Too Much Information? Information rules all of our lives. In fact, DNA, the building block of our bodies, is “the quintessential information molecule,” writes journalist James Gleick in his new book, The Information: A Theory, a History, a Flood. QUOTES. via @jrobes. KM projects are tough.
- George Leonard has died at 86
Excerpt from Informal Learning , Chapter 1. When I asked George what advice he would offer people who want to improve their learning, everything he mentioned involved informal learning. took this shot of George at his home when we talked about informal learning. Tags: Informal Learning George Leonard is one of my heroes.
DAVID WEINBERGER Verizon wants to own the exchange of health information
| THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
Will there be temptations for Verizon to use its ownership of the medical records infrastructure (“store, manage and transfer patient information ) to leverage its position as an access provider, or vice versa? The project is nothing if not ambitious. It may even offer personal health records (PHR) to its telco customers.
- Future of Talent
Tags: Informal Learning
HAROLD JARCHE Once more, across that chasm
| THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
year later the use of blogs had exploded, while workflow learning had stalled and I noted that an understanding of the value of informal learning was catching on. Informal learning is being discussed throughout the profession, but in many cases it’s just lipstick on a pig. Tags: Informal Learning Technology Open Source.
JAY CROSS Getting informal in Sao Paolo
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
“How are informal conversations transforming our understanding and learning practices in businesses and communities?. ON INFORMAL LEARNING. Investing in formal education is always high while the informal learning is neglected and even discouraged, this is a huge waste of human potential, says Jay Cross. Papagallis.
JAY CROSS Branch?
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
” Informal LearningCurious video. I’m a raving fan of conversation. “Conversations are the stem cells of learning.” ” The video makes conversation very attractive, but it doesn’t tell me how Branch is going to make it better. Zonker innocently asks, “But where’s the bicycle?”
HAROLD JARCHE Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
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
DAN PONTEFRACT iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 2 of 2)
| SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
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.
- LearnTrends 2010
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JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING Donald Clark on training departments…
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
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HAROLD JARCHE Learnstreaming and PKM
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009
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JAY CROSS Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. hence, there’s no difference in the measurability of formal and informal learning. that’s why most learning is informal. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. m in the optimist camp. it’s ageless.
CLARK QUINN Social InFormal – it’s the network!
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
Today I want to extend social learning learning to informal learning. When I talked about the value social adds to formal, it was about processing the information in richer ways, to help facilitate learning. However, the value proposition for informal learning is different. are our network.
JAY CROSS Join our Learning Hangout Tuesday at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 Eastern/9:30 Greenwich
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
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 Seven years and still independent
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2011
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.
HAROLD JARCHE Social media workshops
| TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
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JAY CROSS Oxford Debate on Informal Learning
| TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
A couple of years ago, several of us traveled to Oxford to debate whether Informal Learning was style or substance. Related: The debate over informal learning. eLearn Magazine: The Oxford Union Debate on Informal Learning, Style or Substance? Substance won out 5:1. Here’s a brief excerpt of my position. Just Jay
LUIS SUAREZ Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate
| TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
Even more so, every single presentation that I do nowadays starts with the same mantra: inform, inspire, motivate. One of the things that I am enjoying the most about the impact of the Social Web in our businesses is its innate ability to keep humanising the corporate world and be capable of getting away with it with little effort. survived.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING L’apprentissage informel
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
My keynote was titled “The Impact and Inevitability of Informal Learning.. Informal LearningAn artifact from Learning Day at the European Commission.
NANCY WHITE Information overload and Beth’s tips
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009
I guess I was overloaded yesterday and missed Information Overload Awareness Day ! Today is Information Overload Awareness Day. The purpose is to call attention to the problem of Information Overload, how it impacts both individuals and organizations, and what can be done to lessen its impact. Take my information overload quiz.
- Power of informal learning in developing managers
Here’s a six-year old article on informal learning I discovered while Googling for material on learning transfer. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. Studies that have investigated managerial informal learning in the workplace have demonstrated its pervasiveness. Michael D.
DAVID GURTEEN Blog Post: On data, information, knowledge and wisdom
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
There has been much discussion on the web recently about the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom or DIKW hierarchy and it is described by Patrick Lambe as "that most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations". By David Gurteen. Here is a little bit of reading for you. Patrick Lambe. David Weinberger. Nikhil Sharma. Wikipedia. Google
- What REALLY is informal learning?
I've written in a number of places , including a recent blog posting about how I (and others) felt that the term "informal learning" was becoming mis-used, if not abused, so who better to put us all back on the right track, than Jay Cross, the "Father of Informal Learning" and the author of the seminal work on informal learning.
- Reflections on the Transition to an Information Society
This was followed by the age of steam and coal, iron and railways starting in 1829; steel, electricity and heavy engineering in 1875; the age of oil, the automobile, and mass production in 1908; and our present age of digital technologies, information and telecommunications which Perez pegs as starting in 1971. Only 0.7%
HAROLD JARCHE 2009: year of the tweet
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
Mavens are the senders and receivers of information. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Twitter has significantly change how I communicate online. Though I registered in 2007, after having tried tried out Jaiku, I didn’t really adopt micro-blogging until mid 2008. This past year I made around 5,000 Tweets or about 13 a day.
- Network era & freedom
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HAROLD JARCHE Exploring and free ranging
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
Jay Cross used the term free range learning for a while in reference to informal learning and Tom Haskins picked up on the free range chicken metaphor. Working and learning in our information-rich environments with constantly changing tools and business rules presents us with frequent and longer periods of disorientation.
JAY CROSS Workscaping, 4 of n
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
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JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING Each one teach one customer service
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
Informal Learning Working_smarterHere’s a worthy idea. Mobilize your users to support one another via Twitter. This instance is part of the latest upgrade to Firefox. The push button takes you to their Tweetstream.
JAY CROSS LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009
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HAROLD JARCHE Managing in Complexity
| TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management (1911) inform many of our current practices but there are other models and frameworks available. We should be ready to have many informed conversation about managing in complexity and put forward some plausible options. This is not a training problem but rather a management issue.
HAROLD JARCHE DIY is here
| TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. This is the power of informal learning, if organisations decide to enable it. Tags: Informal Learning Technology YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. Has anything changed?
IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
Most measures of economic performance used by government officials to inform their policies and decisions are based on GDP figures. We see the influence of the information age everywhere, except in the GDP statistics. Thousands of new information goods and services are introduced each year. How is this possible?
HAROLD JARCHE Practice to be best
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
And, he insisted, hospitals should give patients total access to the information. “ ‘No secrets’ is the new rule in my escape fire,” he said. Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Wirearchy We may think we should adopt best practices , but to be really effective and innovative we need to practice to be best.
TED Why School? TED ebook author rethinks education when information is everywhere.
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
The Internet has delivered an explosion of learning opportunities for today’s students, creating an abundance of information, knowledge, and teachers as well as a starkly different landscape from the one in which our ideas about school were born. Schools were built upon the fundamental that teachers and knowledge and information were scarce.
HAROLD JARCHE Elgg: it’s a community effort
| MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010
The Elgg community blog has more information. Tags: Informal Learning OpenSource This weekend I noticed a tweet from Alec Couros about some issues with the Ning social networking platform. This brought me to reflect, once again, how important an open source framework is as we move more of our computing to the cloud.
HAROLD JARCHE From training to learning
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
Informal learning is crucial in the workplace. This makes the argument for change a bit easier, in that informal and social learning in the workplace is not that new of an idea and actually we’re a bit behind the times. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime It was written c. Shifting the Paradigm from Training to Learning.
TONY KARRER Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
The other part of this thought process is that the feedback on my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was that I should have Information Overload and Information Filtering as my user chosen prediction number 10. And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture?
HAROLD JARCHE It’s about work, not learning
| TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
Is social media added to a learning platform the answer to promoting informal and social learning in the enterprise? It enables social learning by extending the value of expert information and infusing it with the knowledge and expertise of an organization’s own employees. Tags: Informal Learning Work
INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. hence, there’s no difference in the measurability of formal and informal learning. that’s why most learning is informal. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. m in the optimist camp. it’s ageless. Permalink.
JAY CROSS Jay Cross - Untitled Article
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
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.
LUIS SUAREZ 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
Over at Gartner , Craig Roth put together, just recently, a rather thought provoking blog post where he is questioning whether Activity Streams are heading in the very same direction as our Inboxes have been heading over the course of time; that one of Information Overload. Information Overload? I heart Activity Streams. without them.
- Informal Learning Blog » Younger Workers Demanding Web 2.0 Tech On The Job
ROSS DAWSON Is this overload? 9.57 zettabytes of information flows in the world’s enterprises
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
A recent report titled How Much Information? 2010 Enterprise Server Information written by several UC – San Diego academics says that in 2008 the world’s servers processed 9.57 This is 12GB of information daily per worker, or 3TB per year. zettabytes of information in 2008, or around 10TB per individual.
JAY CROSS Twelve more shopping days until Christmas
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
There’s still time to buy a copy of Informal Learning before Christmas. Informal Learningknow, I know. My wife and I still chuckle over a Christmas episode of the Bob Newhart show where Bob gives Emily a thoroughly utilitarian gift, a blenderizer. But maybe you’re stuck for ideas about what to give your staff.
TED How Popcorn Maker adds a new layer of information to a TEDTalk
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
This morning, we’re thrilled to present a TEDTalk as you have never seen a TEDTalk before — with a clickable layer of information that anyone can add to, edit or remix. Working on Beau Lotto and Amy O’Toole’s new TEDTalk , the team at Mozilla used their new web-based video editing / annotating tool, Popcorn Maker.
JAY CROSS JSB on the roots of informal learning
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. The workhorse of the knowledge economy has been, and continues to be, informal learning. Most teaming about how to do a job is informal. “Training ? Peter was right.
HAROLD JARCHE PKM: Working Smarter
| THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
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 mindset aids in observing, thinking and using information & knowledge better (I Sense). Finding things out on the Web (SEEK).
- Performance Consulting: finding the best solution from the training, informal learning, performance support mix
elements - training, informal learning and/or performance support - as show in the table below. f2f training/"e-learning" Informal Learning. When confronted with a learning or performance. problem, the normal and traditional response from L&D is to create a training. Last week I showed by the use of. and communities.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING If you’re new to informal learning…
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2009
What is informal learning and why should you care? Seven and a half minutes of a workshop on informal learning at National Australia Bank last year. If you’re an old hand, you already know this. If you’re new to the world of learning, you might just learn something.
CLARK QUINN The Formal/Informal Continuum
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
social, informal, [enter your own bizbuzz phrase here] strategy. The interesting thing is how the actions are blurring the notion that there are tight boundaries between formal and informal. Is this social or informal learning? In some client work I’m doing, I’m helping out an effort to establish a Web 2.0,
- Informal Learning Blog » Generation gap: birth age versus media age
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