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- [Information] ASTD groks informal learning
Informal Learning was the theme of Tony Bingham’s keynote presentation at ASTD’s International Conference and Exhibition in Washington this month. To my surprise, he brought up a recent article I wrote for CLO magazine on the importance of making connections. Here’s a recording of Tony’s presentation.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2009
Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. Power of informal learning in developing managers. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency MORE. Tags: Informal Learning
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Sense-making glossary
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010
Sense-making – The process by which individuals (or organizations) create an understanding so that they can act in a principled and informed manner … Source-linked sensemaking – In conventional media, a document about a topic may cite a list of references. Tags: Informal Learning PKM PARC offers a glossary of quite useful sense-making terms. Sense-making is what the second part of the Seek-Sense-Share PKM model is about.
JAY CROSS [Information] Oxford Debate on Informal Learning
| TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
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
- [Information] March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist
Best of Informal Learning Flow. Blog – Gravity Emerges from Quantum Information, Say Physicists - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , March 25, 2010. Informal Snake Oil - Informal Learning , March 1, 2010. Tags: Informal Learning March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Social Media Bubble - HarvardBusiness.org , March 23, 2010.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Informal Learning: “mission critique”
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Learning and working effectively
| TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
Informal LearningTweet. An effective networked workplace can be viewed as a three-sided framework, with a leadership/management strategy ( radical & wirearchical ) that supports collaborative work enabled by social learning. All three are necessary. If there is any degree of complexity in the work, collaboration needs to be supported by a flexible management framework that encourages social learning. This is especially true for creativity and innovation.
DOC SEARLS [Information] Informal vs. Illegal
| FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010
They are therefore better described as “informal rather than “illegal.. Fukuyama goes on to unpack what he means by “informal : The rule of law exists in places like Mexico, Colombia and El Salvador; the problem is that access to the legal system tends to be a privilege of the well-to-do. In many Latin American countries, as much as 70%-80% of the population lives and works in the informal sector.
JAY CROSS [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
Facilitated mentoring — planned, guided and evaluated — is typically more successful than informal sessions. Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! Member benefits will include the latest research, papers and case studies; thought-leader webinar events; selected publications and an insight-rich newsletter, making it the most useful and up-to-date 70:20:10 information source available.
JAY CROSS [Information] State of informal learning address
| FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
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TONY KARRER [Information] Informal Learning Technology
| MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. In some ways, you could say that this might be an interesting model to experiment with as a formal/informal hybrid at the start of some new project.
- [Information] January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist
Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. The End of the Industrial Training Era - Informal Learning , January 2, 2010. Informal learning is like that. Tags: Informal Learning Yesterday’s #lrnchat was on crowdsourcing. This is an example. The crowd picks this list, not I. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Some thoughts from 2012
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
Informal Learning: The 95% Solution. Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. We can keep bolting on bits of informal learning to the formal training structure, or we can take a systemic approach and figure out how learning can be integrated into the workflow – 95% of the time. Informal Learning Innovation SocialBusiness SocialLearning
DOC SEARLS [Information] Building the Information Squeezeway
| MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
Says right here in a link-proof pop-up titled “Important 4G coverage and plan information , that 4G is unlimited, but 3G (what most customers, including I, still have) is limited to “5GB/300MB off-network roaming per month.
JAY CROSS [Information] Informal Learning Revisited
| SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
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. Formal and informal learning.
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » The business environment of informal learning
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Informality meme marches on
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- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Encore!
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] PKM and MOOC
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning Workplace training and education too often resembles modern playgrounds: safe, repeatable, easily constructed from component parts, requiring that the child bring little of their own to the experience – Johnnie Moore. When adults design for children they have a tendency to dumb things down.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Adding value to information
| TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2009
Adding value to information is an important aspect of online communities, especially business and learning-related ones. The community manager can ensure 1) that environmental scans are done; 2) canvassing of members happens; 3) analysis & questionning is ongoing; 4) suggestions are made and 5) information tools (e.g. Once again, I have to thank Dave Pollard for an insightful post and another mode I can use for online community development.
JAY CROSS [Information] Getting informal in Sao Paolo
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
“How are informal conversations transforming our understanding and learning practices in businesses and communities?. This is the theme to be explored by Jay Cross (USA), Paul Pangaro (USA) and Ignacio Muñoz (Chile), with mediation by Luiz Algarra (BRAZIL), meeting at the Pan American Network of informal talks, held at the Auditorium Berrini Fundacao Getulio Vargas, 19:00 on September 13, 2010. ON INFORMAL LEARNING. Papagallis. REDE DE CONVERSAÇÕES INFORMAIS.
- [Information] Informal Learning Flow
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. When someone asked where to get up to speed on informal learning, I haven’t had an ideal place to send them. Go to the site and click on a concept, say, informal learning. Need more information?
JAY CROSS [Information] My evolving learning journey
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Or leaks private information? Informal Learning Meta-LearningWhen I first attended TechKnowledge six or seven years ago, the content was all stuff I’d heard before. I grumbled. Lance Dublin set me straight. This conference wasn’t for me; it was for newbies. They hadn’t heard the Bob Pikes and Bill Byhams (and the Lances) give their stump speeches before, and they were enthralled to hear them. The first time you heard these guys, they knocked your socks off.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] This blog is closing…
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. Informal learning is more important than ever. Informal learning is part of the mix, but so are social business, brain science, systems thinking, and a bunch of other things. Informal LearningI am gratified. That crusade is behind me. It’s part of life. It no longer needs an in-your-face site to promote it.
- [Information] July Informal Learning Hotlist
Informal Learning Flow Hot List. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. July 1, 2009 to July 30, 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day - HarvardBusiness.org , July 20, 2009. Transparency is the new objectivity - Joho the Blog , July 19, 2009.
NANCY WHITE [Information] Information overload and Beth’s tips | Full Circle Associates
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009
Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 13 2009 Information overload and Beth’s tips Published by Nancy White at 6:51 am under online interaction , reflection , social media , technology stewardship I guess I was overloaded yesterday and missed Information Overload Awareness Day ! Little evil grin) Today is Information Overload Awareness Day.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 1 of 2)
| THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
That is, the ability for the ‘crowd’ to help steer people in the right direction in their quest for learning … be it formal, informal or social learning. In a perfect world iTunesU could: help align students from different geographies to learn with one another through formal, informal and social means. iTunesU social learning collaboration formal informal learning 2.0 Truth be told, I never was a big fan of Apple products.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] sense-making with social media
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Informal Learning“Tweeting during a conference helps me consolidate my thoughts and capture key insights. Facebook helps me share resources. LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. 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. Generation. Elaboration. Retrieval. Interleaved and varied practice.
JAY CROSS [Information] Informal Learning 2.0 Update
| MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2008
Listen to this 8-minute update if you want to know about the Informal Learning 2.0 My book on informal learning froze my thoughts as it came off the presses, as if the world is not always changing. Fieldbook. Books are an increasingly obsolete medium. Publishers spend a year doing what other sectors do in a month. Hence, I’m assembling an un-book. Listen to the update. Join me if you are interested
TONY KARRER [Information] The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?)
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006
If you read my blog, you know that while I'm a big believer in the need to improve human performance outside of classic formal learning interventions, e.g., personal learning support , you also know that the term and a lot of the discussion around informal learning makes me worried. Informal Learning is Too Important to Leave to Chance I just saw two posts on Informal Learning that made helped me to realize the dilemma. Informal learning faces the same paradox.
- [Information] Free Webinar on Informal Learning
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JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2007
- [Information] Adaptation — Informal Learning Blog
TONY KARRER [Information] Free eBook - Visualizing Information
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2008
Found via Nancy White - Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design from the Tactical Technology Collective - a free, beautiful overview book around visual information design
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Personal Information Management for Sense-making
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
Tweet George Siemens calls it information management (what I describe as PKM). I specifically use the term information instead of knowledge. Our encounter with information is one of sensemaking and wayfinding. We encounter a continual flow of information – most of it will never become “knowledge”. From my perspective, the knowledge aspect of PKM is an emergent property of the activities conducted, many of which are merely information management.
JAY CROSS [Information] The Other 90% of Learning
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
Today’s world is a kaleidoscope, information is a tsunami, and workers face novel, complex situations every day. They need to provide informal feedback and work debriefs. Activity streams keep people informed in near real time. Informal LearningServing enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.).
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] It’s time to focus on your LQ
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
Unlimited information, distributed work, self-publishing, and ridiculously easy group-forming all point in one direction – the organization will no longer address all your learning needs in the network era. Informal Learning InternetTime PKMLearning is everywhere in the connected workplace. Networked professionals need more than advice (training); they need ongoing, real-time, constantly-changing, collaborative, support.
NANCY WHITE [Information] Information Literacy - back to basics
| TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2008
This article from IWR , a recent book from my colleague, Professor Tara Brabazon , as well my experience as an educator at the University of Brighton have got me thinking again about the importance of information literacy for both young and old. I suspect we will be hearing a lot more about information literacy in the future
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Work Smarter – informal learning in the cloud
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
The sub-title tells it all, “informal learning in the cloud. Tags: Books Informal Learning Just picked up my copy of Jay Cross’ latest book, Work Smarter , which sells through Lulu for a reasonable $19.99. As Jay says, this is not a traditional book. It’s an unbook and not meant to be read linearly, though you can if you want.
JAY CROSS [Information] Informal learning hot list for February 2009
| TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
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. Hot List on Informal Learning. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Informal Learning Flow and RSS and. Innovation Informal Learning Community Web 2.0
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 2 of 2)
| SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
social learning formal informal iTunes socialThis is the follow-up to Part 1. Found below are two screen shots from iTunesU littered with additional thoughts from yours truly concerning how the platform could become a more collaborative and useful (social) learning portal. There are so many other opportunties to explore including the use of ‘Learning Apps’ that could tie directly into the iTunesU portal. Those would obviously be used on your mobile iPad, iPhone or iPod.
TONY KARRER [Information] Informal Learning - Let's Get Real
| FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2006
I've written about exactly this issue several times: Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning Informal Learning is Too Important to Leave to Chance Guidance Needed - Are we Misguided in Informal Learning and Collaborative Learning Techniques and have read lots about this. I'm becoming convinced that folks in the informal learning realm are quite willing to live with "free range" learning. Where's our great examples of informal learning support?
NANCY WHITE [Information] Information overload and Beth’s tips
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009
I guess I was overloaded yesterday and missed Information Overload Awareness Day ! Today is Information Overload Awareness Day. The purpose is to call attention to the problem of Information Overload, how it impacts both individuals and organizations, and what can be done to lessen its impact. Take my information overload quiz. Then pick one idea to reduce information overload in your life from this list.
DAVID WEINBERGER [Information] The rectangular display of information
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
Increasingly, they’re turning to the rectangular display of information: Boxes and tables. Boxes require extracting the relevant information and presenting it four-square in front of the user. Search engines have traditionally focused on building lists. While lists sort in a single dimension, tables show at least two dimensions. Boxes and rectangles are useful filters.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] connecting work, learning, and life
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017
Informal Learning Performance Improvement WorkThe 70:20:10 reference model states that, in general, what we learn at work comes 70% from experience, 20% from exposure to new work, and 10% from formal education. At the 70:20:10 Institute [disclosure: I am a service partner], the basic approach is to start with the 70 (experience) because this is where learning and working are most connected.
DAVE GRAY [Information] Toward a theory of information relativity
| MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
People often ask me how to visualize information. Getting the question right is the most important component in information design, and it’s the most common point where information design goes wrong. This is because information is always relative. A look at the history of information will confirm this point. Like a flashlight, the audience and question will illuminate the information that’s relevant to your goal, while leaving the rest in the dark.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
Some journalists inform but most, including the good ones, shine a lens and let us make up our minds. My post yesterday was intended to show that mainstream media were not very good at informing us on complex subjects. I wanted to explain how I was able to get information and put some things together. The self-correcting nature of a blog would ensure that somebody might set me straight or point me to better sources of information. complexity Informal Learning
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Learning Assessment
| THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
For March the LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Could you do this with informal or social learning? Do you have to regularly access information and knowledge to do your job? Have you learned to access information and knowledge faster than when you started 6 months ago? Informal Learning
JAY CROSS [Information] Join our Learning Hangout Tuesday at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 Eastern/9:30 Greenwich
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Community Informal LearningJoin Google+. (If If this is your first time, allow 15 minutes to get set up.). Join our Learning Community. At the appointed hour, I’ll open the Hangout. A Hangout accommodates ten people in a video conference. First come, first served. Have your video cam and audio ready to go. Bring a question. This is an Un-Hangout.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Une interview de Jay Cross, l’auteur d’Informal Learning
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
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. Tags: Informal Learning Une interview. Par Harold Jarche (Traduction Thierry de Baillon). Mercredi 17 Février 2010 13:21.
JAY CROSS [Information] How to shorten time-to-proficiency
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013
Complexity Informal LearningMore than ten years ago I read The Knowledge Creating Company. If I may summarize 400 pages from a vague memory, the gist was that I acquire tacit knowledge experientially, say baking a brioche. When I’ve mastered the baking, I explain how I did it, thus making the knowledge explicit. The explicit knowledge is shared with others, who in turn internalize it, transmuting it back into tacit knowledge in their heads.
TONY KARRER [Information] Interesting Information via eLearning Learning
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2008
Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ). We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.
MARTIJN LINSSEN [Information] Mark Zuckerberg no longer a social norm
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011
why not both Home About Contact Friday, 21 January 2011 Mark Zuckerberg no longer a social norm A few days ago Mark Zuckerberg was offered another podium at San Franciscos Crunchie Awards , where he dared to state that privacy was no longer a social norm "People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people," he said. Business or Pleasure? -
DOC SEARLS [Information] Information Age dawn still breaking
| SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2009
At one level, the industrial revolution created a marvelously integrated social system with its own distinctive technologies, its own social institutions, and its own information channels — all plugged tightly into each other. We can produce information — real intelligence — that improves markets. It’s fun to fact-check a futurist when plenty of future has already gone by.
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Social Intelligence
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Social Media Club
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Stuff that works
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » My Educa Gestalt
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » The Third Place
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2006
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » All or nothing
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Inside out
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Internet inside
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Learning for money.
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Running virtual groups
CLARK QUINN [Information] Informal budget ratio 80/20?
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2008
Donald Clark raises an issue on his blog about confounding informal with Web 2.0, However, how much have we invested in the informal? My take, at least, is that there needs to be some up-front investment in the informal, but then it (should) become self-perpetuating (with the usual maintenance/upgrade/review costs). and a major component of informal), you need to systematically support informal.Â
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Networked Knowing
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Informal learning, often with peers, is how how creative workers have learned through the ages. Communities Complexity Informal Learning I spoke at the UNL Extension conference in Nebraska last week. 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.
- [Information] Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th
Hear Jay Cross, a leading expert on informal learning, for a far-ranging conversation about how organizations are working – and training – smarter in the network era. Informal learning often costs less and delivers more than formal class time. Informal Learning ResultsTraining Smarter, Working Smarter. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST. FREE.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] The business of information
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
I have been discussing business models for information-based businesses and in those talks realized how Tim Kastelle’s Aggregate, Filter, Connect model makes good sense. If you’re in the information or knowledge business, which is any media company, then it’s exceptionally important to master each of these three processes. You need to aggregate from your network and your suppliers in order to have access to just-in-time as well as just-in-case information.
- [Information] Informal learning across cultures
A 24-minute video prepared for the closing conference of “Establishing a Collective Understanding and Raising Awareness on Informal Learning in Turkey in the Context of Lifelong Learning in Ankara, Turkey. Find more videos like this on Internet Time.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] The business of information
| SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010
This has shifted our relationship with information because we can find most information we need for free. I wrote earlier this year about the changing information business. There was less information available online for free. The challenge for Janet (and all of us in the custom information business) is figuring out the 90% that we should give away for free and the 10% that has market value and that we can charge for.
- [Information] The Form of Informal
The words 'formal' and 'informal' are used in distinct senses. In one sense, something is 'formal' or 'informal' according to whether it forms some part of a recognition infrastructure - the system of classes, programs and institutions that constitute our certificate and degree granting structure. What complicates the matter is that the criticism - 'how can somebody write a book about informal learning' misses the mark in both senses.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Shifting to Net Work
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning WirearchyTweet Our first Net Work Literacy session ends this week. There were several reasons why Jane Hart and I decided to offer this two-week online programe. The idea first came to me as I realized how many of my clients and colleagues were not as connected as they could be, too often wasting their time on routine things and not building networks that could help them get work done.
CLARK QUINN [Information] The Formal/Informal Continuum
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
social, informal, [enter your own bizbuzz phrase here] strategy. The interesting thing is how the actions are blurring the notion that there are tight boundaries between formal and informal. Is this social or informal learning? For one, they’re focusing on developing rich semantic underpinnings that will facilitate smart search and rule-driven complex behaviors (read: opportunistic and customized information).
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Vendor-neutral
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
I remember when we ran our informal learning unworkshops in 2006 while the major enterprise software vendors ignored us or privately told us there was no market for this stuff. Communities Informal Learning SocialLearningTweet Yes, I have called software vendors snake oil sellers. Last year I wrote , “Now social learning is being picked up by software vendors and marketers as the next solution-in-a-box, when it’s more of an approach and a cultural mind-set.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Workshop on putting informal learning to work
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
I’d leading a half-day workshop on how to implement informal learning the day before Online Educa in Berlin. Organisations are finding huge benefits in getting concrete about informal learning, social learning and self-service learning. Participants in this hands-on session will develop plans for implementing a major informal learning initiative in their organisations.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
The shift can be seen in daily events and in the ways peoples’ working lives and behaviours are changing, in the ways they are becoming more or less well-informed, and in consumption patterns for much of what they are buying and using. Social and informal learning are not just feel-good notions, but have a real impact on an increasingly intangible business environment, as Jon Husband & Jay Cross wrote: In the network era, things you can’t see are more valuable than things you can.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Working Smarter, one day at a time
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
More to follow … Informal Learning InternetTime Performance Improvement SocialLearningTweet Yesterday we hosted a conversation on social learning and working smarter, facilitated by the folks at Citrix and the eLearning Guild. We all enjoyed the hour long session and participants will be sent the link to the recording by Citrix. In Jane’s social learning community a few comments arose about the lack of interaction.
JAY CROSS [Information] JSB on the roots of informal learning
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. I first heard the term informal Learning from the late Peter Henschel, then director of the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL), who told me: People are learning all the time, in varied settings and often most effectively in the context of work itself. Most teaming about how to do a job is informal.
- [Information] August Informal Learning Hot List
Informal Learning takes place in the context of work and life. Hence, the articles and posts from Informal Learning Flow aren’t confined to what you’ll find in training magazines and learning conferences. Informal Learning 2.0 - Internet Time , August 7, 2009. Shifting from push to pull - Informal Learning , August 3, 2009.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Sense-making with PKM
| THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. As years of sorting, categorizing and making explicit develop into a large amount of information we can begin to see its value.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Harold Jarche » Analysis for Informal Learning
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2006
CLARK QUINN [Information] Learnlets » Informal budget ratio 80/20?
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2008
TONY KARRER [Information] Formalizing and Investing in Informal Learning
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2007
I just saw a post by David Wilson - Real metrics on Informal Learning that asks about a subject that we would all like to know. Is investing in informal learning effective? This is a fascinating subject for me, because it leads us straight into The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?) - which is basically that once you put form and structure to informal learning and try to support it in an organization, it becomes more formal.
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Informal Learning wiki & graphics resources
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Informal learning on YouTube
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Free Chapter #1 of Informal Learning
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Blend the formal and informal
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » What is informal learning?
JAY CROSS [Information] Blogs I follow religiously
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
Informal Learning Just Jay Working SmarterAdaptive Path. Andy McAfee. Charles Jennings. Clark Quinn. Dan Pontefract. Dave Gray. Dave Snowden. David Gurteen. David Weinberger. Dawn of Learning. Dion Hinchcliffe. Doc Searls. Donald Clark Plan B. Eide Neurolearning. Ellen Wagner. Euen Semple. George Siemens. Harold Jarche. Internet Time Alliance. Irving Wladawsky-Berger. Jane Hart. Jay Cross. Jerry Michalski. John Hagel. Jon Husband. Kevin Wheeler. Luis Suarez. Marcia Conner (FC).
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Collaboration technology at work
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Designing a Web-Based Learning Ecology
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2007
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Conversation with Ellen Wagner
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2007
JAY CROSS [Information] Internet Time Blog » Informal Learning 2.0 Update
| MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2008
JAY CROSS [Information] Internet Time Blog » Informal Learning 2.0 Update
| MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2008
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
I’ ve got a story to share for any education institution at any level out there that believes learning isn’t part formal, informal and social. informal learning, in my opinion). I n summary, we’ve seen a formal learning asset (the book) become the catalyst for a holistic formal-informal-social learning outcome, where the 8 year-old has learned, coached, included and shared … all the while being transparent, whilst utilizing experiential learning concepts throughout.
- [Information] Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning
To implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. On Tuesday I led a session on Business Impact of Learning in the Real World for the Learning & Skills Group in London. The place to begin is by identifying a business objective that is vital to a corporate sponsor. I contend that networks have turned the world of learning upside down.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Water
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2006
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Swarmteams
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2006
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Networking