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.

This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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?

This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Social Is Sexy: 11 Reasons Why You Need An Informal Learning Strategy

Believe it or not, today’s best learning experiences aren’t happening in the classroom. They’re happening out there in the world, as individuals take new information on board in a variety of different contexts. At this very moment in time, somebody is learning that standing on a garden rake leads to a great deal of pain. And they learned this without opening a single workbook. That’s the magic of informal learning.

This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Revisiting 70:20:10

Die 70:20:10-Formel, so mein Eindruck, ist „angekommen“. Weiterbildung und Lernen spielen sich nicht nur im Seminarraum ab, sondern auch am Arbeitsplatz und im Austausch mit anderen. So weit, so klar. Aber ab und zu treffen sich dann doch noch Experten, Interessierte und manchmal auch Zweifelnde, um sich über die Formel und darüber, was man mit ihr in der Praxis anstellen kann, zu verständigen. So gab es kürzlich einen Twitter-Chat zum Thema, und Clark Quinn versucht hier eine Zusammenfassung.

Zwei Punkte habe ich mir notiert: a) Wenn die Zahlen stören, dann bietet zum Beispiel die Aufteilung in „education – exposure – experience“ eine Alternative; b) Warum nicht die Formel als „design tool“ nutzen, um – ausgehend von den 70 Prozent – Aktivitäten und Angebote auf allen Ebenen zu entwickeln bzw. zu unterstützen?
Clark Quinn, Learnlets, 7. November 2017

Bildquelle: Ryan Tracey (Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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.

This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

This post was first published on eLearning Industry.