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SlideShare Classic: 8 Reasons to Focus on Informal Learning

SlideShare Classic:  8 Reasons to Focus on Informal Learning | Agile Learning |

"Informal and social learning is core to successful learning.  These 8 classic reasons still apply today."

8 reasons to focus on informal learning.

They are:

  1. There are imperatives for informal learning
  2. Learning is a process, not a series of of events
  3. Most learning occurs outside of the classroom
  4. The vast majority of learning is social
  5. A lot of formal learning is ineffective
  6. People learn better when they are in charge
  7. There’s inherent inertia in formal approaches
  8. Informal and social learning are cost-effective

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Oldie but a goodie, as the conversation on informal and social learning is still current.  We still have a long way to go.  ~  Deb

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Facebook Introduces Interest Lists, 'Your Own Personal Newspaper' | Search Engine Watch

Facebook Introduces Interest Lists, 'Your Own Personal Newspaper' | Search Engine Watch | Agile Learning |

"Facebook has announced the launch of Interest Lists, a new feature designed to help users curate the content of pages and public figures in which they’re interested."


Curation hits Facebook.  You can become the sorter of all that Facebook info to collect and group what is of interest to you.  All my fellow Facebook link posters, this includes you.




Facebook new Interest Lists promises to deliver the top posts from each interest group (list) in the user’s newsfeed.


Over the coming weeks, users will see “Add Interests” appear in the left-hand sidebar on their newsfeed. Users can also create lists from “Create List” in the “Interests” page.


Interest lists can help you turn Facebook into your own personalized newspaper, with special sections—or feeds—for topics that matter to you. You can find traditional news sections like Business, Sports and Style or get much more personalized.


Interest Lists are, of course, similar in concept to Google+ Circles, though they are limited to curating content from public figures and Pages..."


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Via Giuseppe Mauriello, Robin Good
Giuseppe Mauriello's comment, March 9, 2012 3:12 PM
Hi Robin,
this is my humble appreciation: You are the king of curation..and we learned by you!
Thanks for appreciation about our curated work!