December 18, 2009
Most learning is informal in nature and takes place beneath the waterline, so it is therefore much harder to track and comprehend its impact compared to formal learning. According to the ASTD and i4cp Tapping the Potential of Informal Learning report, informal learning ...
September 29, 2009
ASTD Staff, ASTD Staff
Is your organization ready for new learning
models? Learn more from companies that are already using social
networking and other technologies to turn employees into
independent, just-in-time, informal learners. That and many otherinsights intonew learning
July 17, 2009
I hear the same excuse every time I talk to change
resistant learning professionals: Theres a bad cultural fit for
new learning approaches here (to which I say, if youre not
willing to challenge a stale culture, youre in the wrong
profession), we dont have time (but you...
July 16, 2009
Lets be honest, our profession is full of control
freaks, people who are not half as concerned about sharing data as
they are about protecting their data. The first question I get when
I give presentations at ASTD conferences is usually not great, how
can we leverage so...
July 13, 2009
Lets stop pretending that you have a
partnership with your IT department. Case in point:
At one Fortune 100 company, a learning leader has to ask someone to
unlock a hot, nosy and a cramped server closet every Thursday
morning to get outside of the firewall and attend o...
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