Further Reading & References

The resources below were used to prepare the “Formal & Informal Learning: Training for Performance” workshop. They contain far more information than was included in the presentation and will offer much more detail and insight. Enjoy!

Web Resources

Articles(pdf format)

  • eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions eMagazine (sign up)
    • What Is e-Learning 2.0? (pdf)
    • Why e-Learning 2.0? (pdf)
    • How Does e-Learning 2.0 Affect Organizational Culture? (pdf)
    • e-Learning 2.0: Understanding Today’s Learner (pdf)
    • Evaluation e-Learning 2.0: Getting Our Heads Around the Complexity (pdf)
  • Distance Learning-Literature Review from 2004 (pdf)
  • Learning Networks & Connective Knowledge (pdf)
  • What is Informal Learning (Copy of Jay Cross’ blog)
  • Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways
    that Inspire Innovation and Performance
    by Jay Cross
    (Select chapters from his book. See them on line here.)

    • Chapter 1- The Hyperinflation of Time (pdf)
    • Chapter 2- A Natural Way of Learning (pdf)
    • Chapter 3- Show Me the Money (pdf)
    • Chapter 4- Emergence (pdf)

Other References
Curriculum Design, University of Utah Continuing Education, Laura Dahl, Fall 2007

Thanks Hermann Ebbinghaus (1850-1909)

(The German Psychologist, Dr. Ebbinghaus, is generally credited with starting the scientific study of memory.)


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