Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
I learned a lot from the activities and I am integrating what I learned into my work with nonprofit organizations. Part B: Team Learning.
The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge
AUGUST 21, 2016
And of course, it is also helpful to comment on each others work as well as consider how their ideas might work within your own organization.
Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it.
From organizing and managing learning to supporting self-organized and self-managed learning
NOVEMBER 10, 2012
How does your organization view the L&D role? In Harold Jarche ‘s recent post What is learning’s role? ,
Why organizations need self-managed learners – and how you can help
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
In the past, individuals were trained to do their jobs once and this would last them their whole careers. Over time, as job roles became more sophisticated or new technology or procedures were introduced, training became a full-time operation to keep people knowledgeable, skilled and up to date. But the world is now changing so […].
What it means to transform workplace learning
AUGUST 28, 2016
This is a re-work of a previous post. There is a lot of talk about transforming workplace learning. But what does it actually mean? OPERATIONAL MODEL.
What does L&D “transformation” really mean?
MARCH 6, 2016
There are now many people in the industry talking of the need for transformation and change in L&D (me included!). The HBR article concludes.
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. Social learning
JULY 5, 2014
This is an extract from Chapter 1 of the Social Learning Handbook 2014. Social learning
Big change vs Little change in workplace learning
APRIL 24, 2014
I’ve also observed in the last few years how some organizations with enlightened [.]. I should know because I’ve written about it too!
My pick of the best posts of June 2016
JULY 1, 2016
larger organizations to work more independently. 2 – In The Driving Test: the canary in the mine for formal training? Social learning
Radically rethinking the role of L&D
AUGUST 1, 2016
In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Here are just three. The first one, It’s the Company’s Job to Help Employees Learn written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Mara Swan (HBR 18 July) made a number of significant points. Social learnin
The best of February 2016
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Expertise takes time to develop, but how can organizations support novices as they go through their journeys to expertise?” ” .
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012
Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing. self-directed learning Social learning
Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)
JANUARY 10, 2017
I learned a lot from the activities and I am integrating what I learned into my work with nonprofit organizations. 16 – 27 January 2017].
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
In this and my next post I am going to look at self-managed learning in an organization, and how that might be supported and scaffolded.
The future belongs to those who take charge of their own learning
OCTOBER 29, 2012
Having left school or college you could start work for an organization and remain there for your whole professional life. leaning portfolios
What would happen if there were no L&D department?
APRIL 7, 2016
“Without the L&D department, a team is still needed to help make tacit knowledge explicit & available for the entire organization. Without L&D, a systemic approach towards individual development & the transformation of the whole organization would be missing.” Your thoughts for an article I am writing.
Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?
JANUARY 31, 2013
New domains of knowledge are appearing which have yet to be structured and organized. So what is “new fashioned” learning?
Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges
JUNE 19, 2016
And of course, it is also helpful to comment on each others work as well as consider how their ideas might work within your own organization. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 JULY 2016. Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing.
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
We think back to how we learned at school with a teacher, who took us through a topic step by step, in a logical way. We also need to learn the new.
The changing role of L&D: from “packaging” to “scaffolding” plus “social capability building”
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
So I’d like to share with you another diagram I have been working on, to show what all this means in practice. Social learning
Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL
APRIL 20, 2012
Get organized. But I think this is rather like shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted; it’s just too late. Reflect and review.
L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May
MAY 22, 2016
but there is no obligation to participate if something isn’t relevant to your organization or if you don’t have time that week. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. PART A: PERSONAL LEARNING. PART B: professional practice. Keeping up to date.
L&D doesn’t own social learning … we all do
APRIL 15, 2015
For sure, social tools can support and enhance learning, but they are not just for supporting and enhancing organized, formal learning environments. The emergence of so-called Social Learning Platforms and Social LMS suggests that social learning is purely an educational or training trend. Social learning
“Never get sucked into the ‘company knows best’ approach to your career”
MAY 1, 2016
“In today’s digital economy, you are only as good as your network … When work is learning, and learning is the work, organizations need to look at how good people are at actively engaging in learning networks. The quote in the title of this blog post comes from my favourite post in April 2016, When it comes to career.
The role of the L&D function IS changing.
JANUARY 25, 2013
Training Market included the following finding from the study. “ The L&D footprint continues to shrink. Social learning
Instructional design in 140 characters #140id
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
When I talk about the power of the simplicity of Twitter, people often tell me you can’t say much in 140 characters. Chill; +2c crm/5T whisky.
The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning
MARCH 27, 2016
I learned a lot from the activities and I am integrating what I learned into my work with nonprofit organizations. About this workshop.
Professional Learning: The SCOPE Approach and Plan
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Their learning is not organised for them and managed for them by a Training Dept; on the contrary they organize and manage it themselves.
The Role of the Collaboration Advisor
NOVEMBER 24, 2012
In my previous post, Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals , I identified some of the new roles appearing in the workplace.
The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns
AUGUST 2, 2011
Tweet. The three previous posts in this series were: The Smart Worker : learns continuously with social media. Summary.
Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum
JUNE 4, 2012
4 – Think “ lite design” not “instructional design” – for organized activities. Want to find out more?
The Smart Worker : needs immediate access to solutions to performance problems
JULY 27, 2011
Jeff Bullas pointed out in How the iPad is changing our lives , that. And they certainly never mention the LMS!
PKM is our part of the social learning contract
APRIL 24, 2012
Yesterday, Harold Jarche shared the image on the right, in his post To learn, we must do. For me this is spot on. PKM Social learning
Overcoming the Course and Control mindset hurdles
MAY 20, 2012
These findings are of course in line with study after study that shows that most learning in the workplace happens outside of formal training.
The key to informal learning is autonomy
APRIL 27, 2012
He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways.
The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business
AUGUST 27, 2012
Supporting self-organized communities of practice, and developing new community skills of practice, is a key area of work. automation). Stages.
Social Learning: Key resources from January
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Self-organization helps, but L&D professionals need to supplement social systems with scaffolding that focuses on learning.