Category Archives: Social learning

The updated C4LPT Directory of Learning & Performance Tools & Services

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The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) Directory of Learning & Performance Tools has been completely updated and revised, and each tool now has its own entry. It also includes new Like buttons for you to rate the tools and platforms listed. It has also been expanded to include a Services category – for both […]

November in Review: Disruption


This month started with the sad news of the passing of Jay Cross, and since that time there have been many tributes to him. Ravi Pratap Singh, however, showed his appreciation by listing 20 Awesome Quotes From Jay Cross, which included this one … “The world is changing so fast that staying in one’s comfort zone […]

Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)

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Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In. I started by paying a tribute to Jay Cross, who many of you know died in early November. Jay was a close colleague and friend, but he is probably best remembered […]

The Uberfication of Workplace Learning


I wanted to thank all of you who responded so positively to my post on The L&D world is splitting in two  – either publicly or privately – to tell me about what you are doing to bring about fundamental change in your own L&D departments. It was particularly encouraging to read that a lot of […]

How to become a Community Manager (online workshop)


Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort. In this online workshop we look at how to support the planning, launch and running of an online community.   Agenda This 4-week online workshop covers the following topics: Planning the community Launching the community Encouraging engagement Measuring success About this online workshop This […]

Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning


I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two. It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING purely as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and […]

Crossing the Mindset Chasm


The responses to my last post, The L&D World is splitting in two – whether left on my blog or on Twitter – have been enlightening! Those who agreed with it have been very encouraging. For example this comment came from Andy Tedd .. “Hopefully this post signals a start to a large section of the industry realising […]

The L&D world is splitting in two


It is now very clear to me, that the world of L&D is splitting in two.  There are those who think that the old ways of training are still valid and sufficient for today’s workforce, and there are those who realise that the world has moved on and a new approach to supporting workplace learning […]

Twitter Tributes to Jay Cross


News of Jay’s death has quickly spread round the Twittersphere  – and there have been some wonderful tributes to him.  I’m trying to capture them in this Storify. If yours is missing, let me know and I will add it in. [View the story “Tributes to Jay Cross” on Storify]