informal learning (mobile or not)
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This page was originally authored by Gordana Jugo (2010). is happening all the time everywhere around us: at homes, in the street, at workplace, on the web and so on. It happens to all of us in our everyday life whether we are aware of it or not. The term informal learning is derived from its opposite, formal learning, which has been valued over informal learning for a long time. Recently, with development of new perspectives on education , the importance of informal learning has started to grow and should continue to grow until formal learning will have been established as an essential component of lifelong learning and the Knowledge Society . Some elements of informal learning, which could be enhanced with technology, could be used in formal settings to improve the learning outcomes.