Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance / Edition 1 by Jay Cross | 9780787981693 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance / Edition 1

Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance / Edition 1

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by Jay Cross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787981699

ISBN-13: 9780787981693

Pub. Date: 11/10/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Most learning on the job is informal. This book offers advice on how to support, nurture, and leverage informal learning and helps trainers to go beyond their typical classes and programs in order to widen and deepen heir reach. The author reminds us that we live in a new, radically different, constantly changing, and often distracting workplace. He guides us

Overview

Most learning on the job is informal. This book offers advice on how to support, nurture, and leverage informal learning and helps trainers to go beyond their typical classes and programs in order to widen and deepen heir reach. The author reminds us that we live in a new, radically different, constantly changing, and often distracting workplace. He guides us through the plethora of digital learning tools that workers are now accessing through their computers, PDAs, and cell phones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787981693
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/10/2006
Series:
Pfeiffer Essential Resources for Training and HR Professionals Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: CONCEPTS.

Chapter 1: Out of Time.

Chapter 2: A Natural Way of Learning.

Chapter 3: Show Me The Money.

Chapter 4: Emergence.

Chapter 5: Connecting.

Chapter 6: Meta-Learning.

PART TWO: LEARNERS.

Chapter 7: Learners.

PART THREE: CASES.

Chapter 8: Envisioning.

Chapter 9: Conversation.

Chapter 10: Communities.

Chapter 11: Unblended.

Chapter 12: The Web.

Chapter 13: Grokking.

Chapter 14: Unconferences.

PART FOUR: JUST DO IT.

Chapter 15: Just Do It.

Appendix A: Informal Learning in a Nutshell.

Appendix B: Where Did The 80 Percent Come From?

Appendix C: Institute for Research On Learning.

Glossary.

Resources.

References.

Index.

About The Author.

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