Informal Learning in Belarus

Jay Cross

Belarus has gotten the word about informal learning. Informal Learning If they can do it, you can do it! ?? ?????? ???? ??????, ?????? 10–15 % ????????????? ?????? ???????? ?? ?????????? ??????????, ? ?????????

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%. Employees and partners with more capacity to learn are more versatile in adapting to future conditions. Because organizations are oblivious to informal learning, they fail to invest in it. Learning is social.

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Informal Learning Center

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

People acquire the skills they use at work informally — talking, observing others, trial-and-error, and simply working with people in the know. Formal training and workshops account for only 5% to 20% of what people learn from experience and interactions. Order the Informal Learning book or read a summary or download the Informal Learning Poster. What is Informal Learning? Start with these: What’s informal learning?

Informal Learning on Google Books FREE

Jay Cross

Informal Learning is available via Google Books. Informal Learning Just Jay Read a couple of chapters for free.

Informal learning is

Harold Jarche

Stephen Hart has a good series of quotes on informal and social learning on his website. Informal LearningSometimes the right quote gets the message across faster than a long explanatory paragraph.

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. The month-long event is appropriate for decision-makers, designers, CLOs, innovation leaders, managers of communications, and others who want to accelerate learning in their organization. You learn by doing. find out how to integrate learning into workflow. Informal Learning Just Jay

Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

They highlight the difference between Push and Pull learning. Informal learning is mostly Pull. There are many do-it-yourself applications available today that let people take control of their learning. They are also more in control of who Pushes to them, through social networks and other sources of online information. Networked sense-making frameworks like PKM can give more control over one’s learning. Informal Learning

Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The results show that there are nowmany interpretations of the term informal learning – from non-traditional approaches to training to autonomous, unplanned individual and team learning. The main informal learning activities […]. Social learnin

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I wouldn’t call it informal learning

Jay Cross

If I had it to do over again, I wouldn’t call it Informal Learning. Synonyms for informal include breezy, colloquial, down home, folksy, improv, intimate, laidback, loose, low-pressure, natural, off-the-cuff, relaxed, spontaneous, sporty, throwaway, unceremonious, unconventional, unfussy, unofficial, unrestrained, urbane, without ceremony. Better I should have talked about Experiential Learning , for that’s the informal learning with the most impact.

Fuelled by Informal learning

Harold Jarche

This interconnected world sure makes it easy to learn informally though. From Twitter , I was led to an excellent overview of how the Fukushima Daiichi reactor works at Why I am not worried … which is now being hosted by MIT’s Nuclear Information Hub : The solid fuel pellet (a ceramic oxide matrix) is the first barrier that retains many of the radioactive fission products produced by the fission process. Informal Learning

Informal Learning for people in a hurry

Jay Cross

Need to get your arms around the essence of informal learning in business in a hurry? Try these ten: The Informal Learning Poster. What’s informal learning? (in Informal learning in a nutshell. Bringing Informal Learning Up To Date. Realtime learning in realtime business. Controversy over Informal Learning. A Natural Way of Learning. Transform Corporate Learning for the Era of Collaboration.

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. It’s 95% of workplace learning, according to the research behind this graphic, by Gary Wise. Since the latter half of the 20th century, we have gone through a period where training departments have been directed to control organizational learning. In this context, only training professionals were allowed to talk about learning. Informal Learning

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? While it took six years to arrive, informal learning has become L&D’s flavor of the day. Numerous consultants are offering to help manage informal learning. (It

Junky Informal Learning

Jay Cross

“How do you learn what’s going on? How do you learn to do your job?” Informal Learning1-800-GOT-JUNK (“Junk”) came by Internet Time Lab to pick up 24 months of trash. The two thirty-somethings who showed up were pleasant, hard-working, and efficient. One fellow liked his job because it fix his life as a musician. For seven years, he has worked at Junk six months and then taken off to play music for six months.

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? QUESTION: How can you measure what people learn? QUESTION: How can we assess the ROI of informal learning? But hold it, how to you assess the ROI of formal learning? Can informal learning do any worse?

Jay’s Informal Learning Super Deck

Jay Cross

This deck is my starting point when I’m asked to do a presentation about informal learning. about informal learning than you did on the way in. Informal Learning informal informal learning informlSome of these 350 slides are eight years old; most are less than 24 months. Flip through the slides. I guarantee you’ll end knowing more. On my Walkabout I am experimenting with openness. I’m going to be much more open.

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. In the current issue of Chief Learning Officer , IDG’s Cushing Anderson reports that these CLOs think “informal learning deserves more attention because it reflects the real world outside the classroom and knowledge that is more applicable to tasks.” (It’s The CLOs reported “…there is little knowledge about how exactly to support informal learning.”.

Informal learning masterclass video

Jay Cross

Two weeks ago, I led a half-day masterclass on informal learning and 70:20:10 for staff and customers of the Dutch high-tech consultancy Ordina. “I do things I don’t know how to do in order to learn how to do them. That’s the basis for informal learning — trusting people to do the right thing, to go after it for themselves and take responsibility. This is so different from formal learning.

The experiential informal learning workshop

Jay Cross

Informal LearningFirst come, first served. Workshop announcement and pre-registration are here.

Formalizing informal learning?

Clark Quinn

The Entreprise Collaborative has a new question , asking whether we can formalize informal learning. To me, it’s not about formalizing informal learning so much as explicitly supporting it versus ignoring it. Like the proverbial ’stuff’, informal learning happens. To me, it is more a matter of providing infrastructure to support informal learning, and facilitating informal learning as well.

Informal learning: the real deal. Free.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I nformal Learning has been getting a lot of buzz lately. Many vendors claim to offer informal learning, or even “informal learning management&# without having changed anything beyond the words in their advertising. Informal Learning: Five Ways to Do More with Less. We’ll be going right back to the basics: • What is Informal Learning? What are the different ways people learn? How do people ‘learn’ their jobs?

Informal Learning Revisited

Jay Cross

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. An organization that fails to address informal learning leaves a tremendous amount of learning to chance.

Free Webinar on Informal Learning

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Informal Learning and Learnscapes

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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. The previous one enabled me to evolve my understanding of informal, collaborative learning and this one shows me how I can act on it.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Corporate approaches to learning have to change, as well. Until the shift from industrial to network dominance, corporations could compensate for crummy learning by hiring experienced people and managing ingenious command-and-control structures. Organizations that don’t learn can’t keep up. It’s learn or die. Increasing customer loyalty though learning.

Informal learning and Stoos management in four slides (Netflix)

Jay Cross

I’m writing the sequel to Informal Learning. Informal Learning Unmanagement Working Smarter informal learning informl jaycross netflixHarold Jarche posted this to the internal Internet Time Alliance network yesterday: “Check out slides 115-118″ [link] I did. I was blown away. Here ’tis: Culture (Original 2009 version) from Reed Hastings. Yet here, the CEO of Netflix gave most of my message four years ago in four slides.

Informal learning is a business imperative

Harold Jarche

Tweet In Part 2 of Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does , my colleague Jane Hart uses a very helpful diagram created by a previous colleague of mine, Tom Gram : Tom Gram’s diagram [reproduced below] shows that “ most work requires a combination of knowledge work and routine work. Supporting informal learning and helping connect tacit knowledge in the enterprise are now business imperatives, not just something extra. complexity Informal Learning Work

Free webinar on informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

UMBC’s ISD Now Webinar Series — Informal Learning: 5 Ways to do More with Less, April 20, 2010. UMBC’s ISD Now Webinar Series is UMBC’s ISD Graduate Program’s newest online platform to share ideas and information on topics related to business, organizational productivity and workplace learning and performance. Guest speaker, Jay Cross, will discuss Informal Learning: 5 Ways to do More With Less. Join Us and Discover: What is Informal Learning?

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010. Excellent Technical Resource for Mobile Learning - Workplace Learning Today , February 9, 2010. SharePoint Social Learning Experience - eLearning Technology , February 1, 2010. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through Asynch Discussions - Learning Visions , February 5, 2010.

Survey on Extreme or Informal Learning

Jay Cross

From my pal Curt Bonk at Indiana University: My research team and I from the Instructional Systems Technology Department at Indiana University are conducting a study titled, “Collecting Stories of Extreme or Informal Learning.” ” This study explores how people learn (and teach) with technology in unique and nontraditional ways. I’m finishing up my next book, Informal Learning in Business. Where do you go to learn things?

Survey 109

Informal Learning in the Workplace Survey

Jane Hart

I am working with the E-Learning Guild on a research project about the current state of informal learning in the workplace. What types of informal learning are going on inside your organization? Please share your insight by completing the Informal Learning in the Workplace survey. Social learning The results of this survey will be analyzed and shared [.].

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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 learning – blogs, wikis, social bookmarks, podcasts, social networks, micro-blogs. Tags: Informal Learning

Oxford Debate on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

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

The debate over informal learning

Jay Cross

Today eLearn Magazine published a story on the debate at Oxford on whether informal learning is more style than substance. It was a rollicking good time, with Allison Rossett, Nancy Lewis, and Mark Doughty futilely making the argument that informal learning is style, and Bill Dutton, David Wilson, and I debating that informal learning is substantive.

gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

Learning and development (L&D) practices reflect this priority on error reduction. These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. Often this involves reducing artificial barriers between people so they can learn from each other. To improve insights on an organizational level, all work should be focused on learning. This is learning while working, not heading off on a course or attending a class.

Allen Tough, informal learning pioneer

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Allen Tough, a brief talk at the 3rd New Approaches to Lifelong Learning (NALL) Conference. They’re not aware of other people’s learning, educators don’t take it into account and so on. … Another finding was that we were looking at all learning efforts, including ‘professionally planned’ or ‘academic or institutional’ or whatever you want to call them; formal. And the other 80% was informal. Tags: Informal Learning innovation

All you ever wanted to know about informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It captures my current thinking about informal learning. Tags: Informal Learning YouTube of Jay’s UMBC ISD Now! webinar. Warning: This sucker is 64 minutes long.

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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.

State of informal learning address

Jay Cross

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The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

Jay Cross, the author of the 2007 seminal book, Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , recently wrote a blog post in which he explained that although there has been a lot of talk about “informal learning” in the last five years, there has been very little action. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. Social learning

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Open course-wars, redux… the real nastiness is elsewhere - Abject Learning , January 5, 2010. Do I Need to Know It, or Just How to Find It? - Workplace Learning Today , January 20, 2010. The End of the Industrial Training Era - Informal Learning , January 2, 2010. I find lists like this great for serendipitous learning. Informal learning is like that.

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&#. I asked the question in February’s eCollab Blog Carnival , with tongue very close to my cheek, because I knew it would stimulate discussion on the role of informal learning in workplace performance.

The Informal Learning Page

Jay Cross's Informal Learning