Why Investing In Informal Learning Makes Sense: Featuring 6 Examples Or Approaches

Informal learning is integral to the way we learn, but organizations have several associated concerns about its value and impact. In this article, I address them and—through 6 informal learning examples— I also show you how you can use informal learning effectively.

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Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration

Classroom teaching has been debunked for newer forms of learning and engagement across organizations. Interestingly, startups seem to be the ones driving companies towards such learning. Read about it in detail here.

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6 Sure-Fire Signs You Have Created An Informal Learning Strategy

Understanding the distinction between formal and informal learning has never been more important. While formal training experiences are easy to understand and embrace from an organizational perspective, they also only account for 10% of your workforce’s overall knowledge intake. Informal learning experiences make up the remaining 90%, but they’re often untameable beasts that organizations struggle to capture and control. So, have you created an informal learning strategy?

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How To Use Microlearning To Promote Informal Learning At The Workplace

Driven by passion and motivation, informal learning enables learners to pick the learning content they’re interested in, and learn at their own pace. In this article, I show how you can use microlearning to promote informal learning at the workplace.

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8 Benefits Of Informal Learning In The Workplace

Informal learning is self-directed learning that is driven by learner’s passion and motivation. In this article, I outline the differences between formal and informal learning and show how you can leverage on informal learning in the workplace.

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Surprise! Your Workers Want To Learn

No eLearning program is immune to the grumbling that occurs when employees are pulled away from work. But surprise! Recent stats show workers want to learn and in fact are learning all the time – they’re just not doing it on company time. Here’s how to bring outside learning into the corporate fold.

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6 Tips To Use Your LMS For Informal Learning

Informal learning is spontaneous and casual. Learning Management Systems are organized and structured. But is there a way to combine the two to provide amazing impromptu online training experiences? In this article, I’ll discuss 6 ways to use your LMS for informal learning.

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