Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In.
The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge
AUGUST 21, 2016
You need to shape and support modern workplace learning – informal, social, beyond the course and LMS. Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky. THE PUBLIC CHALLENGE RUNS 5 SEPTEMBER – 25 NOVEMBER. (or or email Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk
Informal Learning Research Report
AUGUST 13, 2014
Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The main informal learning activities […].
Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.
100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
JULY 17, 2016
About World Languages : @aboutworldlangs Providing information and cultural awareness about languages around the world. Get informed with 5 new amazing topics, delivered daily. Learn Everyday : @coolestlifehack Posting mind blowing information.
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
A bot, or as it is more commonly known, a chatbot, is a piece of software that’s designed to simulate a conversation with a (human) user in the interest of giving you information that you want or enable you to complete a transaction ( source ).
Everyday Workplace Learning: A quick primer
OCTOBER 13, 2015
It’s about continuously acquiring small pieces of information or skills (often unconsciously) that over time build up into a large body […].
Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability […].
You can’t manage informal learning – only use of informal media
OCTOBER 28, 2011
How many hours do you spend learning a week?
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
But how much time would you say you spend learning – in planned ways – every week – in any way or format, formal or informal?
New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017
JANUARY 5, 2017
for further information. Support informal mentoring. Now available to purchase. Traditionally, the primary focus of a Learning & Development (L&D) Department has been on training people to do their jobs – either in the classroom or online – and making sure they do it.
The Evolution of Workplace Learning in a SlideShare Timeline
JUNE 12, 2016
Jane talking about informal learning at the e-Learning Innovations Symposium held at George Mason University, Washington in June 2012. I am often asked about the keynotes, presentations and workshops I give at different events around the world – either in person or online.
20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning
APRIL 20, 2016
Click here for more information. You have developed a range of filters to help you avoid information overload from the multitude of sources you use, in order to isolate the “gems” 11. Listed below (in the right hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown on the right-hand side).
The key to informal learning is autonomy
APRIL 27, 2012
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. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control.
The Modern L&D Dept requires other skills than instructional design
MARCH 10, 2015
We learn in many different ways – from information, from working with our teams as well as through our own experiences in doing our jobs. Instructional Design is for designing instruction. But in the workplace we don’t just learn from instruction, i.e. by being taught in classroom training or online courses. In fact most of the […]. Social learning
2014 Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Completely revised and updated, the 2014 GUIDEBOOK provides you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. It includes basic information (website, cost, availability as well as […].
My pick of the best posts of June 2016
JULY 1, 2016
” 4 – Indeed, more and more professions are recognising the importance of informal and social learning, here it is nursing: Nurses should learn more ‘informally on the ward’ Professor Dewing sums it up. “It
Radically rethinking the role of L&D
AUGUST 1, 2016
This shift has created the need for a much broader definition of what it means to be a learning professionals” This new full-stack L&D function includes a range of professionals, not only those with “classic” degrees in teaching or instructional design but also people with knowledge of data science, neuroscience, marketing, user interface and user experience design, application development, information design, and content development.
Informal Learning in the Workplace Survey
APRIL 9, 2014
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. The results of this survey will be analyzed and shared [.]. Social learning
My pick of the best of May 2016
JUNE 1, 2016
I have run informal group sessions inside my organisation, and a pre-Conference ‘learning lounge’ at the 2016 Australian Institute of Training and Development Conference. Here are my 5 favourite posts and articles from May 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month.
Instructional design: from “packaging” to “scaffolding”
MARCH 6, 2013
And although there is no teacher present, it is essentially a “sage on the stage”, information-dumping activity.
Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
For me, the biggest shift is not going to be about moving from creating instructional, formal courses to producing informational (or performance support) resources. Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing.
The Web is 25 years old today – so how has it changed the way we learn?
MARCH 12, 2014
25 years ago today, on 12 March 1989, the British scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to develop a distributed information system for CERN, and in doing so lay down the foundation for what was to become the World Wide Web. In the ensuing 25 years there can be few people whose lives haven’t been [.]. Social learning
Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?
JANUARY 31, 2013
But let’s be clear, even when newer social and informal approaches are added to this old model that let you learn things a little differently, if your learning experience has in any way been organized (and/or managed) by someone else , this is still “old fashioned” learning.
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
This is a post in a series that I am writing about how the future role of L&D is moving from “packaging learning” to “scaffolding learning”.
Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events
JULY 23, 2016
for more information. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016.
What would happen if there were no L&D department?
APRIL 7, 2016
Bring on more informal and experiential learning!” Managers would manage and provide workers with the skills, information, knowledge and environment they need in order to succeed. This was the question I asked last week on Twitter: What would happen if there were no Training/L&D department? Your thoughts for an article I am writing. Quotes will be cited. Jane Hart (@C4LPT) March 30, 2016.
From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management
AUGUST 11, 2012
All of which has now become possible due to the availability of an ever-increasing number of instructional and informational resources as well as social tools, together with easy access to huge numbers of people in social networks and online communities.
Guided Social Learning Experience Design (Online Workshop)
AUGUST 12, 2014
Online workshop runs 18 August – 12 September Most e-learning design is about gathering a comprehensive set of material, storyboarding the content, developing screens of information and adding in interactivity and quizzes to test understanding.
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
In the business world, for many jobs, this means it is not just about applying the old learning to our work, but keeping up to date with the new so that it informs what we do.
Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges
JUNE 19, 2016
for more information. Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 JULY 2016. Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing. Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges are two new approaches to training that take place over an extended period of time and involve a mix of resources and/or real-world activities.
Towards the Connected L&D Department
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
But this blue area is where the “real” learning takes place in the workplace – in the workflow informally and socially.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
APRIL 25, 2016
improved communication through faster access to information. First published 25 March 2015. In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it s ocial learning. So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms?
Making the most of Informal Learning
JUNE 16, 2011
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? Tweet.
L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May
MAY 22, 2016
You need to shape and support modern workplace learning – informal, social, beyond the course and LMS. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. This Challenge consists of 12 Activities (some of which contain more than one task).
From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”
JUNE 14, 2012
We also know that this informal, social learning accounts for 80% or more of how people learn in the workplace, so it is not something to be dismissed as irrelevant or trivial.
Curating & coordinating learning opportunities for the workplace
MAY 29, 2016
for more information. Next public online workshop runs: 6 JUNE – 1 JULY 2016. It is no longer necessary or even possible to create everything your people need, so this 4-week online workshop considers a number of different ways to provide a wider set of learning opportunities in the workplace – through curation and coordination of internal and external content and people. Agenda. Curation: the why, what and how. Presenting curated resources: usability and relevance.
Online Community Management (Workshop)
MAY 18, 2016
for more information. Next public online workshop runs: 30 MAY – 24 JUNE. Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort. In this online workshop we look at how to support the planning, launch and running of an online community. Agenda.
From organizing and managing learning to supporting self-organized and self-managed learning
NOVEMBER 10, 2012
For example, training courses are artifacts of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. It is glaringly obvious in this time of ubiquitous connectivity and pervasive proximity that we can get pretty well any information we need whenever we want it.
Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)
MARCH 3, 2015
More information at Modern Workplace Learning This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become self-governing guiding individuals’ learning journeys […]. Social learning