Informal learning refers to learning that occurs away from a structured, formal classroom environment. Informal learning comes in many forms, including viewing videos, self-study, reading articles, participating in forums and chat rooms, performance support, coaching sessions and games. Informal learning is considered a form of asynchronous learning. Informal learning is a style of learning in which the learner sets their own goals and objectives. See also formal learning.
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