Today eLearn Magazine published a story on the debate at Oxford on whether informal learning is more style than substance.
It was a rollicking good time, with Allison Rossett, Nancy Lewis, and Mark Doughty futilely making the argument that informal learning is style, and Bill Dutton, David Wilson, and I debating that informal learning is substantive.
To get the flavor of the event, here’s a bit of video:
The audience voted 5:1 against the house motion that informal learning is more style than substance, but corporate behavior demonstrates that the issue remains very debatable.
More on the debate