Designing for Informal Learning

Designing for Informal Learning

by Bruno Neal, Linda Hainlen
     
 

You know that most workers learn how to do their jobs through informal methods. But how can you capture those learning opportunities in order to better integrate and support informal learning in your organization? This Infoline will provide a framework and instructions for doing so.

Overview

You know that most workers learn how to do their jobs through informal methods. But how can you capture those learning opportunities in order to better integrate and support informal learning in your organization? This Infoline will provide a framework and instructions for doing so.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562868321
Publisher:
American Society for Training & Development
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Series:
Infoline ASTD Series
Pages:
20
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Bruno Neal is a scholar and a learning and development authority. He has written dozens of articles on learning and development, two Infoline™ issues on Informal Learning and Quality in Learning and Development, and one TD at Work™ on Learning and Development in Healthcare. He is a Certified Professional of Learning and Performance (CPLP), and currently works as an L&D leader for Indiana University Health. He has been appointed to the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a judge of the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award, and Chair of the award committee since 2014.
Neal was awarded with the highly esteemed American Society of Training & Development BEST Award in 2009, and part of the team awarded with the same achievement in 2011. He also was awarded with the Champion of Learning Award Certification for his contribution to learning and professional development in 2011. In 2015, Neal received the Global Training & Development Leadership Award at the World Training & Development Congress in Mumbai (India) for his contributions to the international learning and development community.Neal also serves as contributor for ATD’s T+D Magazine. In addition, he has spoken at ATD International Conference & Exposition, local chapters of ATD across the United States, Cancer Treatment of America, Training Magazine conference, the Training and Education chapter of the National Association of Electric Distributors (NAED), Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE), and ATD’s Learn from the BEST conferences.Linda Hainlen is a Kirkpatrick Certified Facilitator and the Director of Business Development at Sedona Learning Solutions. Linda has over 20 years of proven experience as a training manager—including real world experience applying the Kirkpatrick principles. Linda is an engaging facilitator who authentically connects with audiences by bringing concepts to life through sharing her own experiences from working in a highly regulated industry. Under Linda’s leadership, her division was awarded the highly prestigious ASTD Best award in 2011. Linda has been published several times including a white paper co-written with Jim Kirkpatrick on the topic of healthcare. She has spoken at several international conferences and worked with companies from around the world to improve their effectiveness and achieve measurable outcomes. Industries served include higher education, corporate learning, nuclear, and healthcare.

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