Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning
Tom Spiglanin is a rocket scientist and helps other rocket scientists learn. The people he works with carry out research for the US space programs, for the US Government, NASA and NOAA. About himself, he said:
For over eighteen years, I’ve been developing learning strategies, educational products, and instructional designs for the Aerospace Institute, the educational division of The Aerospace Corporation. I also facilitate learning public speaking and communication skills in the classroom and increasingly online using social media.
Recently Tom wrote a series of articles titled ‘Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning’. Here is the list of the top ten beliefs about adult learning in the workplace and the role of the Learning and Development (L&D) organization in it.
- The 70:20:10 framework
- The many emerging roles for Learning and Development professionals
- The inverse relationship between experience and the value of formal learning
- The value of connectedness
- The importance of a personal learning network
- The value of sharing
- The erosion of hierarchies in the workplace
- The importance of Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)
- The value of working out loud / showing your work
- The inherently social nature of learning