The Internet Time Alliance Award, in reminiscence of Jay Cross, is offered 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 sometimes problem typical 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, 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 technique to preserve pushing our skilled fields and industries to seek out new and higher methods to study and work.
The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2020 is offered to Andrew Jacobs.
Andrew is decided that studying and growth must be an integral a part of enterprise exercise. He is at the moment employed in a difficult place contained in the UK authorities. But Andrew continues to weblog at Lost & Desperate. In 2013 his weblog was one the 50 most socially-shared studying and growth blogs. In spite of his work calls for, Andrew continues to share via his weblog and on Twitter. He additionally speaks at business occasions and shares what he has discovered. In his earlier work, Andrew grew to become an knowledgeable at enhancing office studying with nearly no price range.
Much within the spirit of Jay Cross, Andrew is consistently questioning the established order. In his personal phrases —
“If LnD assist them study, they received’t want studying.
If they don’t want studying, LnD aren’t required.
Therefore, to be required, LnD shouldn’t assist them study.
Why do LnD nonetheless market a as soon as and carried out method to studying?
Can’t promote? Learn this.
Can’t comply? Learn this.
Can’t coach? Learn this.
Can’t handle? Learn this.
Can’t lead? Learn this.”
It is with nice pleasure that we current the fifth annual Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award to Andrew Jacobs. Andrew might be offered with the award later this yr within the metropolis of London.