Tag Archives: informal learning

Is your learning cup half-full?

Did you read my last blog and have you made a declaration of learning? If not, pick a couple of thoughts from the list and make those your declaration of learning, of continuous growth, personal advancement and enrichment.  Because those … Continue reading

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Informal Learning – Keep it Short!

A friend and I were talking and he said whenever he asks a question, his daughter sends him several articles.  He doesn’t want articles, he just wants an answer. How many of us today have time to read lengthy articles? … Continue reading

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Google, airline mags and museums

What do google, airline magazines and museums have in common? All provide informal learning – learning thatyou’re not planning for or expecting but comes naturally. We think of http://www.google.com as the world’s biggest search engine.  However, can you think of … Continue reading

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Virtual Conferences – Wow!

I attended a 2-day virtual conference this week. Yes, a conference that was totally online. “What do you mean a conference?”  There was a lobby, an auditorium with keynotes, an exhibit area, even a lounge.  (I would have loved some … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from writing a blog

When this new year started, I promised to write a blog nearly every week, reflecting on all sorts of lessons and ideas in the learning field. I planned to write it every Sunday morning – a chance to look back … Continue reading

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The Buzz about Social and Informal Networks

$4.5 BILLION dollars – that’s how much is expected to be spent on social networks by 2013, according to ASTD. 600 people – the number that showed up for a Ragan Communications UNconference to discuss social networks. FACEBOOK: * More … Continue reading

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Learning all around us

So this is week one, day one of what I hope will be a weekly blog about my thoughts, ideas and musings, especially around learning and education. What did you learn today?  How did you learn it?  I think we … Continue reading

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