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Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning

Jane Hart

I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two. It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and LEARNERS as […]. Social learning

Jane’s Personal Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2020

Jane Hart

The Top Tools for Learning 2020 (14th Annual) survey will close on Friday 21 August. Have you voted for your favourites yet? If not, you can do so by completing an online form here or else send a tweet to me, @C4LPT with your top 10 tools. I will reveal the Top 200 Tools for Learning […].

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Back to Basics: 10 lessons for virtual L&D for 2021

Jane Hart

The Top Tools for Learning 2020 survey took place at an unprecedented time following a period of lockdown where remote working was the norm, so the lists provide a unique look into how learning is being enabled and supported in these difficult times. In my analysis I provided some observations and brief thoughts on what this […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Modern Workplace Learning – in a nutshell

Jane Hart

Here is a short slideset (of 10 slides) explaining the rationale for Modern Workplace Learning and some of its features. You can read the first introductory section of Modern Workplace Learning 2020 for free here. To access the full resource (25 sections see below) you will need to become a registered user; you can purchase access here. Modern Workplace Learning

Incremental Learning ? the real continuous learning

Jane Hart

When people talk about “continuous learning” or “lifelong learning” they often mean by that term “continuous education” or “continuous training”, i.e. regularly attending courses or programmes, but in this article I want to show how continuous learning is, in fact, a process of incremental learning, i.e constantly adding to one’s knowledge and expertise over time. […]. Modern Workplace Learning

The 4 D’s of Learning: A quick illustrated guide to Modern Workplace Learning 

Jane Hart

The following is a quick illustrated guide to what you will find in my Modern Workplace Learning 2020 (MWL2020) resource. Modern Workplace Learning

Discover2Learn

Jane Hart

Activities and Resources for self-isolation and beyond Be curious – Explore – Discover new things – Have fun – Learn Use your self-isolation time to invest in your future. Reduce boredom and anxiety. Discover2Learn. Modern Workplace Learning

How can employers support online learning? Think differently!

Jane Hart

Here is the text of a short talk I gave to the Institute of Learning & Management‘s Virtual Conference, Online Learning: Challenges and Solutions on Friday 22 May. Modern Workplace Learning

The Uberfication of Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

I wanted to thank all of you who responded so positively to my post on The L&D world is splitting in two – either publicly or privately – to tell me about what you are doing to bring about fundamental change in your own L&D departments. It was particularly encouraging to read that a lot of […]. Social learning

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30 articles from 2019 to take us into 2020

Jane Hart

During 2019 I shared hundreds of links to useful articles, posts and resources but here are 30 (listed in chronological order) that I believe highlight 3 key themes for 2020. Modern Workplace Learning

Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme

Jane Hart

The role of the Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner is to enable and support the 4 ways of learning at work (Didactics, Discovery, Doing and Discourse). The Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme (MWLPP) will help you apply the new practices in your own organisation. The Programme is available as a series of 4 (6-week) PUBLIC WORKSHOPS or 4 ON […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Top Tools for Learning 2019

Jane Hart

Now published together with Top 100 Tools for Personal&Professional Learning 2019 Top 200 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019 Top 200 Tools for Higher Education 2019 PLUS analysis of how these tools are being used in different context, new graphics, and updated comments on the tools’ pages that show how people are using the tools. Modern Workplace Learning

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Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2019

Jane Hart

The Top Tools for Learning 2019 survey will close on Friday 13 September. Have you voted for your favourites yet? If not, you can do so here. You will need to list your top 10 tools and say how you use them – (a) for personal or professional learning, (b) at work or (c) in […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Building a culture of continuous learning: what it means

Jane Hart

We hear a lot about continuous learning. But what does it really mean? It doesn’t mean continuously taking courses – although studying can be part of an individual’s personal and professional continuous learning strategy. It doesn’t mean continuously training people – although training may well be part of of an organisation’s continuous L&D strategy. Modern Workplace Learning

An analysis of the value of the ways of learning at work

Jane Hart

The Learning in the Workplace survey (which asks respondents to rate 12 different ways of learning at work as Not Important (N), Quite Important (Q), Very Important (V) or Essential (E)) has been running since 2010 and now that it has had over 7,500 responses there is enough data to provide a more in-depth analysis of the ways […]. Modern Workplace Learning

Employee Centred Learning & Development: A Model for the Modern Workplace

Jane Hart

The traditional, top down, command-and-control approach to workplace learning – which organizations have been using for more than 100 years – is just not up to the new world of work. What it requires is a new workplace learning model. Social learning

10 reasons why you don’t need “learning technologies” to enable learning at work

Jane Hart

Here are 10 reasons why you don’t need dedicated learning technologies to enable and support learning at work. Modern Workplace Learning

How to promote daily self-learning in the workplace

Jane Hart

There is, rightly, a lot of talk nowadays about “lifelong learning” and “continuous learning” but more often than not, articles focus on “lifelong education” or “continuous training”. In other words, they emphasise the need for continuous formal learning, and, in organisational terms, this implies providing more and more training or access to online course libraries. […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

Listed below (in the left hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown in the right-hand column). Modern Workplace Learning

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What new trends and technologies can we use to design and deliver modern training experiences?

Jane Hart

This is the question Jo Cook asked me in today’s TJ Talks. Here is my longer answer. Modern Workplace Learning

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Many individuals spend time self-learning; but most organisations don’t provide time for it

Jane Hart

Time for self-Learning survey results. Modern Workplace Learning

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Introducing MWL Daily

Jane Hart

From Monday 18 May you can get a daily dose of Modern Workplace Learning. A daily weekday post will provide a useful resource (video, podcast, article or something else) to take a look at – these might recent posts or older, influential posts a question to think about relating to the resource the opportunity to […]. Modern Workplace Learning

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award 2020 is presented to Andrew Jacobs

Jane Hart

The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Informal Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organization and/or on the wider stage. They share their […]. Modern Workplace Learning

Become a Modern Professional Learner – in 60 Days

Jane Hart

Sign up for the Challenge starting 1 May. Modern Workplace Learning

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Modern Workplace Learning Is A Collaboration Between L&D, Managers And Individuals

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning is therefore not just about delivering modern training; it recognises that individuals learn all the time as an integral part of daily work – whether they realise it or not – and that constant independent planned learning is of importance too. Although many modern professionals recognise they … Social learning

How much time do you spend self-learning?

Jane Hart

So how much do YOU spend on some planned self-learning a week – not just formal learning (i.e. by taking online courses) but in informal ways like accessing online resources (videos, blogs, podcasts, web articles, etc). as well as interacting with the people in your professional network? Modern Workplace Learning

Build the bridge to self-learning: Help individuals help themselves

Jane Hart

n the workplace individuals learn in many different ways for, through and at work – in what might be termed the 4 D’s of Learning: DIDACTICS – ie being taught (aka education or training) DISCOVERY – ie finding out for oneself (aka informal learning) DISCOURSE – ie interacting with others (aka social learning) DOING – […]. Modern Workplace Learning

Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)

Jane Hart

Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In. I started by paying a tribute to Jay Cross, who many of you know died in early November. Jay was a close colleague and friend, but he is probably best remembered […]. Social learning

A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Jane Hart

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. Social learning

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Voting for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

Jane Hart

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 as well as 3 sub-lists: Social learning

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10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Inspired by TeachThought’s 22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL). More to come in another post. 1 – MWL simply means modernising training. It is much more than modern training. It means a modern approach to learning at work – recognising … Social learning

10 Trends for Digital Learning in 2018

Jane Hart

Today, Monday 24 September, I released the Top Tools for Learning 2018 , which I compiled from the results of the 12th Annual Digital Learning Tools Survey. Every vote was manually processed in order to get a picture of this year’s contributors (as well as mitigate gaming of the voting). This year’s … Modern Workplace Learning

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An analysis of the value of the ways of learning at work: PART TWO

Jane Hart

In PART TWO of my analysis I take a look at each of the 12 ways of learning and compare the results of each of the different profiles (discussed in Part One) against the overall profile, and discuss some further implications for modern workplace learning. In this part of the analysis, I am going to look […]. Modern Workplace Learning

The role of L&D in 2018

Jane Hart

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future. Social learning

Prepare for Workplace Learning in the New Normal (Online workshop)

Jane Hart

One week pop-up online workshop 1 – 5 June 2020 Lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has meant that the world of work has rapidly changed. Together with other forces it means a new normal for both organisations and for individuals. The implications for L&D teams are immense: their work will need to change to support new […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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The case for the new role of a Modern Learning Advisor

Jane Hart

“The biggest innovation in workplace learning will not come from new technology but from supporting people to learn continuously and to manage their own learning.” Jane Hart, 2017 The role of the Modern Learning Advisor is about building and supporting self-reliant and self-sufficient modern professionals who make the most of, … Social learning

Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D

Jane Hart

Although entries are still being accepted for the 7th Learning in the Workplace survey, here is a screenshot of the results as at 21 May (from 5.5K+ responses). What do these results mean for L&D? I think they mean THREE key things. Modern Workplace Learning

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Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning

Continuous Learning & Development; more than just continuous training

Jane Hart

Lifelong learning is more important than ever. It is clear that companies now need to provide continuous learning opportunities, and ensure that they’re promoting lifelong learning within their organization. So what does this actually mean? First of all it is important to reiterate that continuous learning in the workplace is, … Modern Workplace Learning

A Blueprint for supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 2 Overview

Jane Hart

At the heart of this model is a self-reliant, modern employee who addresses their own learning and performance problems, organizes and manages their own professional goals, continuously learns and keeps up to date, builds their own (personally-selected) learning toolkit and maintains their own digital portfolio. The manager’s role is to enable and support his/her people (individually … Social learning

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

Jane Hart

By David James, Looop A trend I’m seeing more and more, and which is reflected in the latest Bersin By Deloitte ‘Market Trends’ Keynote, is L&D’s shift in focus from ‘learning outcomes’ to the complex and individually experienced reality of the work itself. Social learning

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The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018

Jane Hart

Here are the 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. 1 – Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D Jane Hart, 22 May 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

Who’s responsible for Modern Workplace Learning? We all are!

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine: Workplace Learning has traditionally been seen as the sole responsibility of Training/L&D departments, but in the modern workplace we are all responsible. Here I look at the roles of the individual/employee, the manager and the L&D department … Social learning