Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

One clear finding presented was that: “t hose activities that are integrated into manager and employee workflow have the largest impact on employee performance, while those that are distinct events separate from the day-to-day job have less impact.”

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

To achieve these three targets, we need to think out of the traditional learning and development box – beyond the class/course and eLearning module approaches towards embedding a culture where learning becomes recognised as occurring within the workflow. Most people get it.

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

The researchers (possibly on work experience) declared that “ 50:26:24 is the average learning mix in most companies right now ”. Formal learning’ suggests learning that is designed and directed by someone other than the learner as part of a curriculum, course, programme, module etc.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 13

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Workflow The next step in the use of badges is to develop a mechanism for awarding them. This is something that can generate a lot of labour in a hurry (9 modules times 10 people means 90 badges issued.). Right now all I have to do is type in the module and then click 'Publish'.

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The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

We measure how many people have attended a class or completed an eLearning module, or read a document or engaged in a job swap or in a coaching relationship. Attending a course or completing an eLearning module tells us little apart from the fact that some activity occurred.

The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

Yesterday, 91 years on, the company shut its shops and handed its administration over to Deloitte with the expectation that its assets will be sold where possible and the company laid to rest. Yesterday another great British institution slid into the history books.

[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

In the past twelve years, Drupal has “grown significantly”: 71 of the top 100 universities use it, 120 nations use it, the White House uses it, 2 of of the 3 top music companies use it, the King of Belgium uses it. Five of the 6 top media companies use it. Drupal has 10,000+ modules, 300,000 downloads a month, 1.5M But Drupal also needs companies like Acquia to get it into new areas. It needs people who can talk to CIOs in large companies.

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