Learning beyond university to informal learning using micro-blogging Twitter can be used as a great aid to learning, but is it a replacement for traditional learning strategies? Following the publication of a recent post Why Twitter is good for learning we have received a significant amount of supportive feedback. However some academic based sites have criticised the piece without understanding some of the fundamentals of learning and what Twitter and other micro-blogging platforms are capable … [Read more...] about Twitter as a learning aid – learning beyond university to informal learning
In recent years the 70:20:10 approach to workplace learning has become increasingly popular. But is it about more than just blending on and off the job training? Common descriptions say that it is 70% on the job, 20% coaching and 10% from courses, but is that really the case? And is it a universal tool? History of the model The 70:20;10 model is usually credited with developing or popularizing this approach were Morgan McCall and his colleagues working at the Center for Creative Leadership … [Read more...] about 70:20:10 an effective learning strategy?
17 things to looks for in a Train the Trainer course... Search the web for a train the trainer course and you are provided with a long list of websites which all appear to meet your needs - but do they? What is a train the trainer course? are they all the same and will they meet your needs? What is Train the Trainer? Lets first look at what a trainer is. Today in 2010 a trainer is a little different from those 10-20 years ago, indeed even the language has changed. There are in essence 4 types … [Read more...] about Train the trainer course – what to look for?