Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Learning is social.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Hands-on experiential learning. Tweet, blog, link, bookmark, narrate, and record. You learn by doing. Informal Learning Just Ja

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Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning. Our dream of personalized, modular, always-on learning was dashed. I fear that charlatans and dummies are taking informal learning down the same road. An Informal Learning Sequel?

Controversy over Informal Learning

Jay Cross

When the book on informal learning came out, nay-sayers attacked me as some kind of loony. QUESTION: How do you know that informal learning works? ANSWER: How did you learn to walk and talk? How did you learn to kiss? Can informal learning do any worse?

How to support informal learning

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Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Interview.

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. Social learning

Informal Learning and Learnscapes

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Working Smarter: The “unbook&# that shows why informal learning must be part of everyone’s future learnscapes. I finished reading the book last week and have been meaning to summarize my learning from it. I have read Informal Learning and this one sums it all up.

Formalized informal learning: a blend we don’t need

Harold Jarche

Telling people that we can “formalize informal learning&# is a not so subtle way of saying, “it’s OK, you don’t have to make any fundamental changes to the way you’ve been been doing training & development for the past half century&#.

Informal Learning: “mission critique”

Harold Jarche

My latest article, Informal Learning: mission critical ( en français Apprentissage Informel: Mission critique ) has just been published on the Collaborative Enterprise (#eCollab) site. My interest in informal learning has grown with my experiences online. We now have a wide array of cheap and plentiful platforms for informal learningblogs, wikis, social bookmarks, podcasts, social networks, micro-blogs.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

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Best of Informal Learning Flow. Blog – Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , February 2, 2010. Blog , February 1, 2010. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010. Excellent Technical Resource for Mobile Learning - Workplace Learning Today , February 9, 2010. Tags: General Informal Learning

Informal learning from the horse’s mouth

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Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning.

Can we formalize informal learning?

Harold Jarche

One of the reasons that informal learning has become a hot topic for workplace performance is that we now have an incredible array of communication tools, especially web social media. Tags: Informal Learning

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

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Best of Informal Learning Flow. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Moodle: e-learning’s Frankenstein - Donald Clark Plan B , March 6, 2010. Blog – Gravity Emerges from Quantum Information, Say Physicists - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , March 25, 2010. Elements for Constructing Social Learning Environments - Workplace Learning Today , March 16, 2010.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

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Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010. Blog – The Case of the Collider and the Great Black Hole - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , January 4, 2010. 20 Best Marketing And Social Media Blogs By Women - Forbes.com: News , January 14, 2010. China rising - The Long Now Blog , January 18, 2010. Blog , January 5, 2010.

You can’t manage informal learning – only use of informal media

Jane Hart

Social learning

Informal Learning Blog » Inside out

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Informal Learning Blog » Informal Learning: Show me the money.

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Adaptation — Informal Learning Blog

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Informal Learning Blog » Price cut on Informal Learning book

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Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

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Informal Learning Flow. Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance , sponsored by Xyleme , will replace Informal Learning Flow. Points of control = Rents - Lockergnome Blog Network , October 29, 2010. How Facebook and Twitter Are Replacing Blogging - Forbes.com: News , November 4, 2010. Gladwell discovers it takes more than 140 characters to overturn a government - Joho the Blog , October 2, 2010.

Informal Learning Flow

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Professional learning is increasingly driven by demand, not supply. You decide what you need or want to learn and you go get it when you feel like it. Since you chose your topic rather than being told, you’re more likely to retain information you find. In the realm of informal learning, I learn from David Weinberger, George Siemens, Nancy White, Ross Dawson, Mark Oehlert, Marcia Conner, and dozens of others. Need more information?

Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning

Jay Cross

Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. won’t retain” = people who learn at the point of need apply their learning immediately. can’t be measured” = the measure of any form of learning is outcomes. hence, there’s no difference in the measurability of formal and informal learning. “a that’s why most learning is informal.

Une interview de Jay Cross, l’auteur d’Informal Learning

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Jay Cross, Chief Scientist à l’ Internet Time Group, est l’auteur de Informal Learning: Rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance (NDT: Apprentissage informel: A la redécouverte des voies naturelles inspirant l’innovation et la performance), publié en 2006.

Informal Learning Blog

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Informal Learning Blog » Encore!

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August Informal Learning Hot List

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Informal Learning takes place in the context of work and life. Learnscaping — taking a systems view of learning in an organization — necessarily addresses a broad array of topics and disciplines. Hence, the articles and posts from Informal Learning Flow aren’t confined to what you’ll find in training magazines and learning conferences. Blogging – Still Good For You and For Organizations - Wirearchy , August 22, 2009.

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July Informal Learning Hotlist

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Informal Learning Flow Hot List. Transparency is the new objectivity - Joho the Blog , July 19, 2009. Blog – Why Incompetence Spreads Through Big Organisations - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , July 5, 2009. Blog – How to stage a revolution - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , July 12, 2009. 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals - Full Circle , July 3, 2009. July 1, 2009 to July 30, 2009.

Informal Learning Blog » What is informal learning?

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Informal Learning Blog » The business environment of informal learning

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Informal Learning Blog » Learning for money.

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Informal Learning Blog » Recognizing patterns

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Informal Learning Blog » Stuff that works

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What’s missing from the informal learning discussion

Jay Cross

At mLearnCon, I chatted with Float’s Jeff Tillett for a few minutes about why people should be interested in my experiential learning workshop. You can hear the entire conversation on the Float Learning Blog.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. The Informal Learning Flow aggregator is beginning to take social signals into account. on the eLearning Learning. Hot List on Informal Learning. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. A Guide to Social Learning. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. eLearning Learning and RSS.

Workshop on putting informal learning to work

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I’d leading a half-day workshop on how to implement informal learning the day before Online Educa in Berlin. For the main event , Charles Jennings and I are designing a two-day track titled Creating a New Era of Corporate Learning. How to put social learning into practice.

Informal Learning Blog » Internet inside

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Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

But as we all know, learning is evolving. Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. Informal learning shouldn’t mean we disregard what works effectively in a formal setting.

Informal Learning Blog » Stanford Blog Directory

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Internet Time Blog » Informal Learning 2.0 Update

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Internet Time Blog » Informal Learning 2.0 Update

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Informal Learning Blog » All or nothing

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Informal Learning Blog » PLEase

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Informal Learning Blog » Bogus blog alert

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