This put up first appeared in Internet Time Alliance News.
The Internet Time Alliance Award, in reminiscence of Jay Cross, is introduced to a office studying skilled who has contributed in constructive methods to the sphere of Informal Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of labor.
Recipients champion office and social studying practices inside their group and/or on the broader stage. They share their work in public and infrequently problem standard knowledge. The Award is given to professionals who constantly welcome challenges on the reducing fringe of their experience and are convincing and efficient advocates of a humanistic method to office studying and efficiency.
We announce the award on 5 July, Jay’s birthday.
Following his loss of life in November 2015, the companions of the Internet Time Alliance (Jane Hart, Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn) resolved to proceed Jay’s work. Jay Cross was a deep thinker and a person of many abilities, by no means resting on his previous accomplishments, and this award is a method to hold pushing our skilled fields and industries to discover new and higher methods to study and work.
The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2019 is introduced to Michelle Ockers.
Michelle describes herself as “passionate about modernising learning in organisations”. She has expertise supporting office studying inside massive organizations in addition to a contract guide. Michelle helps to inform the business by means of her public talking and workshops. She just isn’t afraid to strive new strategies and get her fingers soiled, as she did in selling social studying at Coca Cola Amatil, buying and selling in her sneakers for security sneakers to higher perceive the work setting. For the previous 12 months Michelle has been posting a month-to-month abstract of “What I learned”, setting an instance of steady studying.
Here is Michelle in her own words
“The idea of a learning environment is that you’re reducing friction, to make it easier for people to learn, and in particular to learn while they work … So it’s about enabling people to learn continuously, to have a more fluid sharing of knowledge, to be able to access the resources they need, in the flow of work and to be able to do their job.”
It is with nice pleasure that we current the fourth annual Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award to Michelle Ockers.
Past award winners:
2018 Mark Britz
2017 Marcia Conner
2016 Helen Blunden (Inaugural Award)