Understanding Today’s Learner

Jane Hart, Learning Solutions Magazine, 2008 This is a three part article based research and on evidence from organisations that shows today’s learners are different. For many organisations there is a real need to address the characteristics of the changing workforce. It is no longer possible to think workers have the same approach to life, work,…

Learning and Performance Ecosystems: Strategy, Technology, Impact, and Challenges

Marc J. Rosenberg & Steve Foreman, The ELearning Guild, 2014 This complimentary white paper, by Marc J. Rosenberg and Steve Foreman, explores learning and performance ecosystems from conceptual, technological, cultural, and managerial perspectives, and looks into how this new framework will dramatically impact the ways in which people learn and work. It lays a foundation…

Formal and informal learning in the workplace: a research review

The economic, social and cultural changes experienced by the labour market within recent year have helped to highlight the central role played by the learning process in individual career development and organizational success. Traditional models of learning both inside and outside of the workplace have become unable to explain the complexity of such a process, weaving between and overlapping…

6 Steps to Creating Learning Ecosystems (and Why You Should Bother)

Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in… 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. That’s where learning ecosystems come in. Link to Industry…