1 - 70:20:10 – It’s not about the numbers, it’s about the change - Chares Jennings
There is still a huge focus on ‘knowing’ in organisational learning. We build formal classroom courses and eLearning programmes that consist of pre-tests and post-tests. We then assume that if we gain a higher score after some formal learning process (almost invariably assessed through a test/examination/certification based on knowledge recall) than we did before, then learning has occurred.
Most of us know deep down that this is bunk.”
2 – Getting pragmatic about informal – Clark Quinn
The L&D group has to start facilitating the sharing of information between folks. How can they represent and share their understandings in ways the L&D group can facilitate, not own? How about ensuring the availability of tools like blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, discussion forums, media file creating/sharing, and profiles, and helping communities learn to use them? Here’s a way that L&D groups can partner with IT and add real value via a synergy that benefits the company.
3 - Managing the Transition to a Social Business - Harold Jarche
Social business is not just about using social media but changing routines and procedures. With greater transparency, information now flows horizontally as well as vertically. New patterns and dynamics emerge from interconnected people and interlinked information flows, and these will bypass established structures and services. Work gets more democratic as it becomes visible to all.
4 - Innovations in eLearning 2012 Backchannel: Collected Resources #IEL12 – David Kelly
This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the 8th Annual Innovations in eLearning Symposium, being held June 5-7 at George Mason University in Virginia..