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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. Informal Learning

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.

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. In this context, only training professionals were allowed to talk about learning.

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. Networking.

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. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. You learn by doing.

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

Making the most of Informal Learning

Jane Hart

Tomorrow I am going to be chairing an all-day event in Bristol for the eLearning Network, called Making the most of Informal Learning. Here’s a brief overview of the event: “We know how important informal learning is in the workplace, but how do we encourage it?

Organizational Learning in the Network Era

Harold Jarche

But the real barrier to systemic change is hierarchical management, as it constrains the sharing of power, a necessary enabler of organizational learning. If learning is what organizations need to do well in order to survive and thrive, then structural barriers to learning must be removed.

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

companies spent money on informal learning tools or services last year. Most informal learning takes place despite training departments, not because of them. Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software.

Informal learning and Stoos management in four slides (Netflix)

Jay Cross

Harold Jarche posted this to the internal Internet Time Alliance network yesterday: “Check out slides 115-118″ [link] I did. I’m writing the sequel to Informal Learning. Informal Learning Unmanagement Working Smarter informal learning informl jaycross netflix

Networked Knowing

Harold Jarche

The theme was on the changing nature of work as we enter the network era and how learning is becoming integral to individual and organizational success. One hundred years later and we are witnessing a similar shift, from the industrial economy to the network era and a creative economy.

How to evaluate social and informal learning

Jay Cross

Dan Pontefract had a great post on TrainingWreck about the inadequacy of the Kirkpatrick model in a world where learning is increasingly collaborative and networked. Dan takes the logic further than I did last week in my post on how to assess learning initiatives.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968).

Informal Learning is Business

Jay Cross

This is the second in a series of posts about how business can profit from informal learning. What makes informal learning effective. Informal learning is effective because it’s personal. We learn in context, with others, as we live and work. Recognizing this fact is the first step to crafting an effective learning strategy. People with experience like to learn but hate to be taught. Conversations are the stem cells of learning.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. In the world of business, the era of networks is crowding out the Industrial Age. Networks also speed things up, often at a terrifying rate, making the corporate world unpredictable.

An example of informal learning from Europe

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Harm told me about his team’s experience with informal learning in an engagement with Sara Lee. Sara Lee wanted to invest in technology in the domain of learning. We asked them to write down (individually) all their work-related learning experiences. Networking.

story skepticism

Harold Jarche

It appears that in the network era, storytelling is being retrieved, especially through podcasting and. Read more » Informal Learning SocialLearning

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deliberate practice

Harold Jarche

To focus on deliberate practice, we need to put it into all aspects of workplace learning. In this way, new patterns can be sensed, especially through exposure to external social networks. Deliberate practice is a key part of social learning.

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Find information. Approximately 14 percent of SMB Knowledge Workers’ time is spent: Duplicating information (e.g. Finding the right information faster can be addressed individually through frameworks like networked learning ( personal knowledge management ).

learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Learning is the new literacy. We learn enough to get our work done, but often do not take time to understand the underlying systems and logic. We have to take the time to keep learning. When was the last time you learned a new computer program? How do gamers learn?

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strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Is your learning and development team able to transform so it can support complex work, help people be more creative, and adapt to the changing nature of the digital workplace? While learning is personal, much of it happens while we are working with others.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.

preparing for 2020

Harold Jarche

This is a synopsis of my opening keynote for the workplace learning & VET stream at EduTECH15 in Brisbane today. We went from Tribes, to Institutions, to Markets, and now to Networks. Cooperative behaviour enhances one’s reputation and creates more links in a network.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

1 – Informal Learning. Informal Learning continued to be a dominant theme through June. Clark Quinn, (6 June) started us off with a post: Getting pragmatic about informal. And most importantly, support our informal professional development.

Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)

George Siemens

All aspects of it, including administration, teaching/learning, and research. The process of becoming digital has important implications for how learning occurs and how research happens and how it is shared. I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m From a broad overview, the goal of the grant is to improve the depth and quality of research in digital learning. Higher education is digitizing.

implementing a useful model – 70:20:10

Harold Jarche

The 70:20:10 framework is a useful model based on observations that generally, people learn 70% of what they need to do their job from experience. About 20% is learned from exposure to new tasks or environments. Only 10% is learned through formal education.

Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower

Harold Jarche

Yesterday, I explained some of what I’ve been trying to learn about nuclear fission and power generation. Understanding how people learn and how we can integrate learning into work is a prime professional interest of mine. I am still learning and will continue to do so.

The only knowledge that can be managed is our own

Harold Jarche

In my opinion, knowledge management should be about supporting personal knowledge management in networks, a distributed, not centralized, approach. Net Work Literacy entails self-organized learning while cooperating in diverse networks. Informal Learning PKM SocialLearning

The rapidly changing workplace

Harold Jarche

8) So what have I learned that will help us change our own experience of work? While simple and complicated work will remain, we need to focus our efforts on complex work, which traditional models of management or learning do not address. complexity Informal Learning Work

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

” He went on to say later in the speech, “How people work and make decisions is not new, however, technology and social networks has allowed this type of sharing to happen faster, with a broader group of people and outside of traditional boundaries.”

Preparing for the network era workplace

Harold Jarche

My presentation at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London two weeks ago concluded with the advice to help people be more explicit in their work. Network era workplace from Harold Jarche.

Learning is everywhere

Harold Jarche

There are lots of “learning specialists” in organizations and they work for variously named departments. If I want to learn about a new market sector, will the Learning & Development specialist help me? Learning & working are interconnected in the network era.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Peter said this is part 2 of a trilogy of talks, I gave the first one yesterday at University of Greenwich on the topic of "Open learning and open educational resources". Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. Learning is not remembering.

A workscape perspective

Harold Jarche

Tweet There are few best practices for the network era workplace, but definitely many next practices to be developed. Jay Cross calls the new performance environment a workscape : Workscape: A metaphorical construct where learning is embedded in the work and emerges in “pull” mode.

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Harold Jarche

This post is in response to the Adidas Blog Carnival on a New Way of Working and Learning and more specifically responding to the question, “What should a true learning organisation look like?” Value is created by teams, but mostly by networks of people.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

However, it is blogging, such as this post, that is by far my strongest form of learning, as it involves a number of things that are all supported by researched learning theory, and which improve memory and recall: Reflection. What do you do to make sense of your learning?

“you simply can’t train people to be social!”

Harold Jarche

I have also learned that changing work routines can be a messy process that requires significant time, much of it dedicated to modelling behaviours. . PKM is individuals retaking control of learning, and making it transparent. Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning

What is learning’s role?

Harold Jarche

My colleague, Clark Quinn , in Building a Performance Ecosystem states that the benefits of maximum information for people to get work done, combined with minium barriers to achieve their work goals, are good for the entire organization. Folks know they can learn on their own and together.