Promoting Informal Learning At The Workplace—Featuring 5 Examples

Learning at the workplace happens all the time, and it is not always through structured training. In this article, through 5 examples, I show you how you can promote informal learning at the workplace. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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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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.

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