The Internet Time Alliance Award, in reminiscence of Jay Cross, is offered to a office studying skilled who has contributed in optimistic 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 typical knowledge. The Award is given to professionals who constantly welcome challenges on the chopping fringe of their experience and are convincing and efficient advocates of a humanistic strategy to office studying and efficiency.
We announce the award on 5 July, Jay’s birthday.
Following his demise in November 2015, the companions of the Internet Time Alliance — Jane Hart, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, and myself — 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 one solution to maintain pushing our skilled fields and industries to seek out new and higher methods to be taught and work.
The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2019 is offered 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 tell the business by means of her public talking and workshops. She will not be afraid to attempt new strategies and get her arms soiled, as she did in selling social learning at Coca Cola Amatil, buying and selling in her sneakers for security footwear to raised perceive the work surroundings. 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.
Michelle can be offered with the award within the metropolis of Brisbane the place she now lives.