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Great Minds on Learning

Apr 11, 2022

This episode’s thinkers were driven by a common belief that while practically all the attention and money in training and education is lavished on formal interventions, informal means of learning account for a much larger proportion of what actually happens. How should this insight change our view of learning, and what role does technology play?
Donald and John discuss a movement that has come to seem more and more prescient as learning technology has developed, and whose ideas are becoming increasingly mainstream: informal learning.
  • 1:03 - Introducing Informal Learning
  • 3:58 - Victoria J. Marsick & Karen E Watkins
  • 16:31 - Gloria Gery
  • 27:39 - Jay Cross (1944-2015)
  • 41:12 - Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi (1934-2021)
  • 54:25 - Summing Up