Jay Cross

I wouldn’t call it informal learning

Jay Cross

If I had it to do over again, I wouldn’t call it Informal Learning. Better I should have talked about Experiential Learning , for that’s the informal learning with the most impact. Informal 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%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

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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. By the close of the workshop, you will be able to… understand what informal learning is, how it works, why it’s important. Informal Learning Just Jay

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

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. You nurture informal learning; micro-managing chokes it off.).

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? QUESTION: How can we assess the ROI of informal learning? QUESTION: How do you know learning on the job is 80% informal?

Real Learning explained

Jay Cross

Informal learning sticks because it is need-driven and usually reinforced with immediate application. Information about the Real Learning project is at [link]. Real Learning DIY learning informal learning learning real learning self-directed learning

Push and Pull, Formal and Informal

Jay Cross

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New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

to have more impact than my previous book, Informal Learning. My new book, Aha!, is for all those people we’ve made responsible for their own learning. This is the missing manual.

The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Masterclass for L&D managers, instructional designers, and senior instructors on the concept and implementation of informal learning. Introduction to informal learning.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over.

Two types of knowledge

Jay Cross

Tacit knowledge doesn’t simply inform you, it makes you a better person. The higher you go in a hierarchy, the more likely you have to make decisions on the basis of incomplete information. Explicit Knowledge. #1 1 is explicit knowledge.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Charles Jennings made 70:20:10 a guiding philosophy of learning during his eight-year tenure as Chief Learning Officer at Reuters, the world’s largest information company. 702010 Informal Learning Management Innovation Meta-Learning

15 essentials for successful learning

Jay Cross

While cleaning up my office this afternoon, I came up this list of essentials for effective informal learning I wrote a couple of years ago for the ASTD Handbook. Make it drop-dead simple to access people in the know, the lessons of experience, how-to information, and performance support.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

They are used to having information at their fingertips. Today most of the information that workers need to know is unstructured and constantly changing. Email me for information on working with the Alliance. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning.

Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99

Jay Cross

Real Learning diy DIY learning informal learning jay cross real learning social learningThe price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 to $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. Some people denigrate informal learning but nobody’s against Working Smarter. That’s where all the informal and social learning we hear about is taking place.

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Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

They memorize and parrot back explicit information. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information.”. Informal Learning ITAshare To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. All people decisions at Google are based on data and analytics,” according to Kathryn Dekas, a manager in Google’s “people analytics” team.

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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. That’s the basis for informal learning — trusting people to do the right thing, to go after it for themselves and take responsibility.

Real Learning

Jay Cross

The book is a natural sequel to Informal Learning. The earlier book talked about the importance of informal learning. “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ” –George Bernard Shaw. is becoming Real Learning.

Be a humanist

Jay Cross

An intimate group of Fortune 50 CLOs invited me to talk with them about how to make the most of informal learning. Jane, Charles, Clark, Harold and I chatted at length. We came up with twenty-four suggestions which I’ll soon walk the CLOs through.

Future of Education 2020 Summit

Jay Cross

True to form, the LMS vendor supporting the show twisted the definition of “informal learning” so it could claim to have some: What’s informal about purpose-built content?

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.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

As in the workplace, informal learning at conferences has more impact than formal learning. The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. We all think we know better. It goes with the territory.

Real Learning is the sequel to Informal Learning

Jay Cross

$2.99 Buy it now. Real Learning

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Aprendizado informal

Jay Cross

Last Tuesday I delivered a workshop in Sao Paulo on informal learning to clients of fast-moving Brasilian learning company Affero. I’ll let the graphic recorders tell the story. Just Jay

Falling behind

Jay Cross

It’s more than informal or social learning. 72% of eighteen Fortune 100 CLOs told me their people are not growing fast enough to keep up with the needs of the business. .

The principles of learning

Jay Cross

It’s always informal. Technology is a key support for informal communities. Design the environment to support informal learning. Roughly seventy percent of the learning that takes place in the workplace is off the record: it’s informal.

Where I’m coming from

Jay Cross

I still hold to these, although now they’d be supplemented with newfound knowledge about complexity, mindfulness, informal learning, community, social media, and other topics. Information is valuable only to the extent that it will change decisions. Information is not instruction.

Enterprise Learning & Digital Transformation

Jay Cross

Adopting a policy of free information access and communication. Enterprise Learning takes learning beyond the training department into the overall extended enterprise, the “Workscape.”

How to evaluate social and informal learning

Jay Cross

Value network analysis could yield economic information that social network analysis fails to cover. 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.

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 % ????????????? ?????? ???????? ?? ?????????? ??????????, ? ?????????

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. A diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information. Community Informal Learning ITAshare Web 2.0

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.

Think for yourselves, plagiarists

Jay Cross

In 2006, Jossey-Bass published a book of mine on Informal Learning. The book describes informal learning as “the unofficial, unscheduled, impromptu way people learn to do their jobs” It compares formal learning to riding a bus and informal learning to riding a bicycle.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

If a group doesn’t exist for facilitate your informal learning, make one. Formal learning takes place in classrooms; informal learning happens in workscapes. Developing a platform to support informal learning is analogous to landscaping a garden.

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Benchmarking Online Learning

Jay Cross

Contact Laura Overton at benchmark@towardsmaturity.org for more information. Fascinating data. WHAT KEEPS WORKERS FROM LEARNING ONLINE? 63% lack of time for self-study. 40% can’t find what they need. 41% find current online learning not relevant to their need.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

The 1980s saw the shift from an industrial to an information economy. People at the big events are talking about informal learning, social learning, simulations, webinars, mobile, virtual classrooms, community, interactivity, and web 2.0. Informal.

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A model of workplace learning

Jay Cross

People retain more when they learn informally, in response to need, because they deem the subject relevant and what they learn is reinforced when they put it into practice. Generally, informal learning carries anywhere from four to ten times the weight of formal learning.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done. This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. I’m glad I was on the team that created it.

Learning Without Training

Jay Cross