I wouldn’t call it informal learning
JULY 8, 2013
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%
APRIL 16, 2013
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.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
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
JUNE 21, 2012
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
APRIL 28, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
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
JULY 17, 2012
New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter
JULY 22, 2015
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.
Two types of knowledge
JULY 27, 2015
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.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
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.
The Masterclass on Informal Learning
AUGUST 2, 2013
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.
15 essentials for successful learning
AUGUST 22, 2015
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.
Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99
OCTOBER 18, 2015
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
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
APRIL 6, 2013
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
Through the Workscape Looking Glass
MAY 26, 2015
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.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
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.
Big Data at Google
JUNE 10, 2014
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.
Informal learning masterclass video
JUNE 12, 2013
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.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
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
MAY 31, 2015
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?
Conferences can be better, a whole lot better
JULY 29, 2015
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.
Ridiculous research findings on informal learning
MAY 15, 2011
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.
Real Learning is the sequel to Informal Learning
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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MARCH 8, 2015
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. .
OCTOBER 9, 2011
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
The principles of learning
JULY 7, 2013
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
APRIL 4, 2015
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
MARCH 3, 2015
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
MARCH 8, 2011
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
APRIL 7, 2015
Belarus has gotten the word about informal learning. Informal Learning If they can do it, you can do it! ?? ?????? ???? ??????, ?????? 10–15 % ????????????? ?????? ???????? ?? ?????????? ??????????, ? ?????????
Think for yourselves, plagiarists
AUGUST 26, 2015
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.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
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)
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
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.
DECEMBER 11, 2014
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.
Benchmarking Online Learning
AUGUST 25, 2015
Contact Laura Overton at email@example.com 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
JULY 17, 2012
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.
A model of workplace learning
MARCH 13, 2011
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.
JANUARY 16, 2013
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
MARCH 5, 2012