Training and Development Colleagues. If you have not yet participated, you can still participate in the Training magazine survey of the ways that training and development professionals promote their programs, services, and products. Our survey is open until October 3, 2017. The results provide practical insights for internal and external training professionals who want to […]

Training and Development Colleagues. Last week, you might have noticed my invitation to participate in Training Magazine’s survey of the ways that training and development professionals working both internally and externally promote their programs, services, and products. The results provide practical insights for internal and external training professionals who want to effective promote their programs, […]

Training and Development Colleagues. Whether you work internally or externally, promoting the programs, services, and products prepared by your organization plays a role in its success. But how do training and development professionals actually promote—or market—their programs, products, and services? Do they still publish catalogs and schedules? What role does social media play? How about […]

For those who have mastered the basics of designing formal training programs, complement your reading with Informal Learning Basics, which explores casual and incidental learning in the workplace, identifies the many forms informal learning takes, and explains how to support it, integrate it into a comprehensive training plan, and evaluate the impact of informal learning. […]

For those of you who read Portuguese, check out Quatro nocoes basicas sobre aprenizagem informal no trabalho in the most recent issue of Aprender, the magazine of the Portuguese Association of People Management, an affiliate of the European Association for People Management.  In fact, the entire issue focuses on informal and non-formal learning.  Click here […]

The summer travel season, when many of us explore new places and experience new things, is ripe with opportunities for true informal learning—that is, learning where you, as the learner, set the objectives and determine for yourself when you have achieved them. (This differs from informal learning for the workplace, which represents more of a […]

Informal Learning Basics received an Award of Distinguished Technical Communication in the 2013 Technical Communications Competition in the international Summit Awards sponsored by the Society for Technical Communication in the User Manual category. In plain English, the book received a first-place award in its category. The book previously received an Award of Distinguished Technical Communication in […]