Sunday, 09 March 2014 13:16
Informal/Social learning is one of the major revolutions happening around us that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. It requires us to unlearn and relearn some of the traditional notions related to the learning style/preference, and the dimensions and the elements of learning design. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 9 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning interventions for today’s workplaces.
Sunday, 09 February 2014 18:26
This is part of an exclusive interview that Charles Jennings gave to Learnnovators. In this interview, Charles shares his insights on the significance of the 70:20:10 Model for organizational development in today’s world. He also shares his advice to learning designers on the techniques to scale up to meet the challenges of designing learning interventions for this informal and social learning age. Equally valuable is his advice to Chief Learning Officers (CLOs) who wish to implement the 70:20:10 Model in their organizations. Charles’ foresights on the future of organizational learning are truly thought provoking. Read on…
Sunday, 12 January 2014 15:16
2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. The year saw many interesting developments in areas such as Learning Standards/Specifications (xAPI), Programming Languages (HTML 5), Gamification, Game-based Learning, etc. We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! Read on…
Monday, 11 November 2013 17:06
Published in Concepts
Social learning has been much discussed over the last few years. There seems to be a wide consensus that social media can contribute substantially to organizational learning efforts. The acceptance of informal learning as a major contributor to employees' competencies has brought about several fascinating methods and tools that facilitate and encourage the internal conversation and collaboration, which are the essence of social learning.
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 10:09
Would you like to know how to Leverage cloud technologies for E-Learning and Corporate Online Training?
Thursday, 01 August 2013 10:48
Do you want to incorporate social learning in your organization’s training and development regimen? You’re in good company.
Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:44
Published in Concepts
A community manager or knowledge hustler is someone who... Can you feel the blank? Do you know how to become a Knowledge Hustler? Check the 5 sexy steps to informal learning!
Friday, 28 December 2012 09:51
Published in General
Social/Informal Learning, Mobile Learning, Video – these three items have been “hot” for several years now, both in education and the corporate sector. Many are excited about them but the adoption of them has been slower than predicted. Barriers include cost, technology issues still not resolved, confusion about the differences between formal and informal learning, design factors, cultural factors, concerns about security, etc.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 17:52
Published in Tools
The following list of social learning tools are used from online educators for pedagogical and androgogical purposes.