Informal Learning – Bus or Bike?
Formal learning is a bit like a bus. The learner gets on and the driver takes them on a journey from A to B. Informal learning is like a bike, the learner gets on and chooses where, when and how fast they make their journey.
Some people suggest that formal learning is dead and informal learning will take over but informal learning is not superior to formal.
How we Learn 2: Using More Learning Science To Design Training Solutions.
In a previous blog called How We Learn, we discussed 3 common learning theories and considered how they may be used to develop a blended programme. This blog looks at another three theories that can be used to create an effective blended learning programme in our organisations.
How we learn 1. Using learning science to improve learning programmes
Learning science has provided many insights into how people build and retain new knowledge. Understanding these theories can make a significant difference to the way we design our organisational learning.
Strangely, some of our best held beliefs concerning learning are in fact counter to what the experts have found.