The Triumph of Hype Over Experience
Otherwise engaged I couldn’t attend HRD12 in person but decided – by way of an experiment – to follow it on twitter.
“Informal Learning is only part of the solution” says Jay Cross, informal learning’s chief cheerleader. See here.
And let me leave you with one thought. That comment about parenting was included in an article tweeted to me on 25th April. I didn’t bookmark the article at the time, and it has just taken me two hours of searching around twitter to find it. Now I might not be the smartest with all these new-fangled interweb tools, but I think I’m probably as good if not better than average. HRD12 mentioned L&Ds new role of curator, helping direct people to the socially generated content they might need. Unfortunately, I don’t have the much trumpeted curator to help serve it all up to me.
Robin Hoyle is a writer and consultant working with organisations large and small to implement change through people development. He has a long track record of strategic L&D leadership and materials development and design - working for a wide range of organisations in private, public and voluntary sectors in the UK and throughout the world...