Informal Learning – A 7 Point Action Plan


 

by MOHIT GARG on APRIL 15, 2013 · 4 COMMENTS

Research says informal learning is most effective. Can we actually design informal learning and have strategies and structures around it, say for new hire orientation ?

 

Most experts would agree that a great majority (upwards of 70 percent) of workplace learning is informal. But, designing a formal strategy for informal learning is always a challenge, because of the very nature of informal learning which is serendipitous and unstructured. So let me share my learning and strategies, from the design and implementation of social learning programs for thousands of users and numerous customer contexts. In this blog, though we use the context of new hire orientation, the concepts are applicable to a wider range of learning situations.

Informal learning for New Hire orientation – A 7 Point Action Plan.

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