Informal learning Guru, Jay Cross, on You Tube

by | Mar 7, 2007 | Articles

Find out about Informal learning on You Tube

Try out this You Tube video posted by Jay Cross, probably the most influential voice in informal learning in the world.  Jay estimates that 80% of what we need for work we pick up informally. In Towards Maturity we found that 79% of businesses planned to place more emphasis on informal learning in the next 3 years. So what is it?

On this 10 minute video, he outlines the opportunity that informal learning offers to both large and small business. He discusses the role of the web, conversation and social networks in learning and challenges thinking on how we can use technology to draw on expertise from all individuals throughout an organisation and beyond.

Watch the YouTube video on informal learning.

Jay also runs a blog on informal learning: http://informl.com/


This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission.

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