Informal Learners Everywhere
- Jerry Michalski http://www.sociate.com is a Silicon Valley connector who
has helped me greatly in making connections for our Minciu Sodas
laboratory. He moderates weekly conference calls that all are welcome
to join, see http://www.yi-tan.com The call today is on informal
learning in the corporate world. Andrius Kulikauskas, http://www.ms.lt
Re: Yi-Tan Tech Community Call #98 - Informal Learners Everywhere -
1:30pm EDT, Monday August 21, 2006
Jerry Michalski wrote:
> Corporate universities, training programs, executive ed, knowledge
> management databases: it turns out that much of the stuff worth
> knowing people learn casually, from one another, not in structured
> programs or from structured content.
> Longtime learning luminary Jay Cross
> <http://www.seedwiki.com/wiki/yi-tan/jay_cross?wpid=551825> has a book
> on informal learning on its way. With Jay's help, let's discuss:
> * How has informal learning started to show up on corporate radar?
> What provoked the shift?
> * What is the economic argument for informal learning? Is there an
> ROI for soft stuff like this?
> * What are the implications for our workplaces? Our educational
> system? Governments?
> As always, an IRC Chat
> <http://www.yi-tan.com/wiki/yi-tan/irc_chat?wpid=163280> will be
> available during the call, here <irc://irc.freenode.net/yitan>.
> Date: Monday, August 21, 2006
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