Using Mobile to Capture Informal Learning

Formal learning has a tendency to be just that – formal – and sometimes it fails to speak to the learner in a way they can identify with.

The challenge to provide a regular stream of relevant content makes it tempting to tap the well of informal learning.

With informal learning, all of the ‘content’ is tailored by the audience, for the audience.

If you rely on a colleague to support you in your job, it’s in your own best interest to make sure that colleague is up to speed.

If you see a way for them to improve how they do their job, you’ll communicate it in terms they’re familiar with.

What do we mean when we talk about capturing informal learning?

Informal learning happens all of the time. Every day, your best people are sharing their best advice with each other. In some cases, this informal advice is much more effective than anything in your formal curriculum.

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