The following is a quick illustrated guide to what you will see that in my Modern Workplace Learning 2020 (MWL2020) useful resource.
The 4 D’s of Learning
Following the outcomes of my 2019 Top 200 Tools for Learning (13th annual) survey I analysed the 100 instruments on the Top Tools for Personal and Professional Learning checklist and recognized 4 principal makes use of of the instruments as methods of studying which I referred to as the 4 D’s of Learning (and which I mapped on the diagram beneath).
Although the diagram above exhibits how the 4 D’s of Learning are related to each other, it’s extra applicable to assume of them as overlapping methods of studying. It is then simple to establish what and the way studying takes place throughout the organisation. Some of the important thing actions are highlighted on the diagram beneath.
The 4 Ds of Learning and the brand new work of L&D
When I analysed the Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019 checklist it was clear that almost all of the instruments centered on supporting DIDACTICS, i.e. they had been used for designing, delivering and managing formal studying (classroom coaching, e-learning, and so on). But utilizing my 4 D’s mannequin it turns into clear that there are lots of extra alternatives to assist the opposite three areas of studying – in any case that’s the place most studying takes place. The following diagram due to this fact highlights some of these different actions that L&D wants to develop into concerned in to assist studying in a extra holistic means throughout the organisation.
The 4 Ds of Learning and studying applied sciences
And what about studying applied sciences, nicely, historically the LMS has been seen because the hub for all organisational studying and improvement, however it’s now clear from the 4 D’s mannequin of studying (as illustrated within the diagram beneath) that it’s a social and collaboration platform that lies at its coronary heart of office studying – however one that’s built-in with different platforms and instruments to create a whole organisational work and studying ecosystem, such that studying and dealing are inseparable companions.
For extra element about this and different analysis behind Modern Workplace Learning in addition to an in depth take a look at how L&D can assist studying within the fashionable office, check out Modern Workplace Learning 2020 (obtainable as internet useful resource and PDF or paperback). The contents checklist seems beneath.
- Introduction to Modern Workplace Learning – This part is FREE to learn
- The fashionable supervisor
- The fashionable employee
ENABLE CONTINUOUS SELF-LEARNING AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT
- Encourage a every day self-learning behavior
- Adopt a proper course of of steady self-development
SUPPORT LEARNING FROM THE DAILY WORK
- Encourage reflective practices
- Support social studying and collaboration
- Help managers with on the job improvement
PROVIDE MODERN CONTENT AND TRAINING
- Create versatile sources for on demand use
- Offer alternatives for steady studying
- Design fashionable approaches to classroom coaching
SOLVE PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS AT WORK
- Facilitate drawback fixing