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Tech Tools That Help eLearning Designers Collaborate

eLearning Brothers

Thankfully, with today’s technology, there are many ways you can collaborate with clients and colleagues, regardless of your location or theirs. For a virtual team to collaborate, everyone needs to have real-time access to current documents and also understand any progress that’s made against deliverables. Here are some solutions that I recommend you check out: Google Drive. Teamwork.

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Performance Learning Productivity

The Collaboration Age On a wider plane the Web has been the harbinger of the Collaboration Age. It has blown away many of the barriers to access and has reinforced the power and influence of collaboration and co-operation 1 over silo mentalities. In the Collaboration Age it is those who share and work together who are the winners. the rest is history.

eLearning: Cloud Review and Collaboration with ReviewLink

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Stephanie Ivec    One of the biggest hidden challenges when it comes to developing eLearning is getting feedback from your client, collaborating on course content with internal team members, or getting final project approval.   Sure, you can manage the collaboration or feedback process the old fashioned way--email.   Work More Efficiently.

Using Social Collaboration for Pull Learning

InSync Training

Over the course of this engaging live online event, Jennifer and participants brainstormed on how to leverage social collaborative Pull learning during the various moments of learning need. This blog will share the highlights from their collaborative efforts. Collaboration Social Learning pull learningBYTE Session Recap.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Each journey supports diagnosis, learning, applica- tion, reflection, and collaboration between partici- pants and their managers The ManagementPlus portal organizes the learning. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. happening now. If the.

Touch Enabled 3D Collaboration

Kapp Notes

My friends over at Proton Media continue to do great things in the 3D space, just recently they announced the latest version of ProtoSphere, the first enterprise-ready 3D virtual collaboration environment optimized for touch-enabled devices like iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, and even Perceptive Pixel. So you can now have a 3D virtual experience from your own tablet or iPad. 3D worlds

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

In thinking about the Coherent Organization , the original proposal from my colleague Harold Jarche was that were two key attitudes: collaboration and cooperation. And I find myself talking about collaboration and communication.  It’s time to try to reconcile those, and propose why I think collaboration is a new business watchword. Still, the tools feel embryonic.

Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating Collaboration

InSync Training

The first post introduces the series. A key to enabling virtual learners is to design opportunities for learners to interact and collaborate. But how do you make virtual learning a collaborative experience? Unfortunately, building collaborative exercises remains a major stumbling block for instructional designers when creating virtual or blended programs.

Are you designing for cooperation or collaboration?

The eLearning Nomad

What should be done collaboratively? It’s often the difference between cooperation and collaboration that requires the biggest mind shift. Because it involves other people, you might think that this is collaboration. It’s OK to have a few cooperative tasks in an eWorkshop, but keep in mind that the backbone of any eWorkshop should be collaborative problem-based learning.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning


Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Even if our approach to training and learning has evolved over time, we still inevitably learn from those we collaborate with. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’. Coach. Share.

Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration


Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts. Types of ID based Collaborative Approaches. All entries are read and learners vote for their favorite.

Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

As an Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant, I am often asked questions like: 1.What social collaboration platform should we use? 2.How do we get people to collaborate ? My first reaction is to say: "You can''t make people share or get anyone to collaborate." What this eventually leads to is a culture where sharing and collaboration is internally stifled.

Collaborating when it matters

Clark Quinn

Collaboration was critical. This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration. Whether life-threatening or not, and even with the power of data, we’re going to be facing increasingly challenging decisions.  We need to learn when and how to collaborate. A dear friend and colleague just wrote about his recent (and urgent) chemo and surgery.  I won’t bore you with the details (the odds are you don’t know him), but one thing stuck with me that I do want to share. And these situations are increasing.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Social Learning

Dave Meier , proponent of Collaborative Learning , says that technology can foster social isolation; and learning in isolation has serious limitations for most people. Technology works best, says Meier, when it helps create learning environments that are: Collaborative. social learning collaborative learning Dave Meier distance learning Minneapolis web-based trainingCreative.

Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model

Web Courseworks

In 2011, Penny Ralston-Berg and I published our book, MindMeld: Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts. She is also the Director of Distance Education and Learning Technologies. A few days ago, I was delighted to learn that my model for micro-collaboration has been applied and evaluated by researchers at Texas A&M University. Works cited: 1. Klein.

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning


Collaboration is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm – so it is a great practice for the workplace. However, many L&D managers often worry that collaborative learning might not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. For this, it is necessary to create a structured environment of learning with collaboration as a part of the strategy.

Top 5 collaboration tools

Sponge UK

Creating effective elearning requires many different skills and collaboration between team members is crucial to success. Collaborating effectively should be part of every day at all organisations. Here we present our 5 favourite collaboration tools, perfect if you’re looking for some inspiration for your own L&D team’s workflow. Brayley Pearce, Instructional Designer.

CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

CLO Magazine

The post CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Incorporate conversations about emerging and critical capabilities into every workforce planning conversation. Don’t wait for business leaders to come to you, said David Jackson, partner at Mercer. Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions. Model the life cycle for each employee.

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Motivate, collaborate and reward: using leaderboards in workplace learning

Sponge UK

The purpose of leaderboards is about motivation, collaboration and encouragement, not a way for the best performers to show off yet again or the lowest scorers to feel embarrassed. Share your thoughts on the use of leaderboards in workplace learning and the ways they can help motivate, reward and aid collaboration. Which route is chosen needs to be considered carefully.

Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS


When an entire organization of individuals is united in their mission and undergirded by collaboration, nothing is impossible for them. Some companies have a culture that is richly collaborative. collaborative atmosphere is a breeding ground for corporate growth and financial success. Promote Collaboration with an LMS. They all promote collaboration. Jeffrey A.

9 tips for successfully including peer collaboration in an online course

The eLearning Nomad

Often when I ask new clients why they opt for a ‘blended’ program, they indicate the need for people to work together – implying that true collaboration can only happen face-to-face. Many of our clients run successful collaborative eWorkshops (mostly asynchronous, so no or few webinars ). In fact, there might be more collaboration in an online version compared to its face-to-face equivalent because we’re giving people more time to think and formulate their contributions. Asynchronous collaboration often goes deeper. Design a smart and inspiring collaborative task.

Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Nor do they care much about collaboration. It is up to us--L&D professionals--to connect learning and collaboration to business goals like customer satisfaction, efficient troubleshooting, innovative design ideas, reduced production time, and such. This brings us to the questions that are floating around in most organizations today: Why should employees collaborate?

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Social Learning

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools.  The more important missing piece for gaining user adoption of enterprise collaboration tools is less obvious.  Social Business as follows: The big failure of social business is a lack of integration of social tools into the collaborative workflow. This makes a lot of sense. 

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Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)

Clark Quinn

And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive. And, we know that collaboration is more powerful than solo ideation.  So, a real opportunity is to collaborate to create models. What I was thinking of, extending my thoughts about AR in general ,  that annotating the world is valuable, but how about collaboratively annotating the world?  If we can provide mechanisms (e.g. They might even collaborate on doing that. Having a 3rd dimension can be valuable.

Teasing apart cooperation and collaboration

Clark Quinn

There have been a couple of recent proposals about the relative role of cooperation and collaboration, and I’m trying to make sense of them. He has coordination as a subsidiary to cooperation and on to collaboration.  So coordination is when we know what needs to be done, but we can’t do it alone. And collaboration is when we’re working together with a goal but not clear how we’ll get there.  I think what’s core here is how well defined the task is and how much we contribute. Coordination is, to me I guess, a subset of cooperation.)

A story about 3D collaboration

Kapp Notes

Here is a little vignette describing how 3D collaborative environments can impact large organizations. Just as technology has advanced in almost every field, so has the technology surrounding learning and collaboration. Three-dimensional virtual immersive environments are the next logical evolution and extension of existing technologies—a convergence of 2D virtual classrooms, social media, Web 2.0 and three-dimensional graphics. While they may have waned in the past few months, it would be a dangerous assumption to think they are gone. The possibilities are too rich. The Story.

Social Collaborative Tools – A Good Investment for Corporate Training


As the world around us gets smaller, technological advancements make it possible for us to collaborate faster and with ease. It is clear from a recent study that there are many benefits that can be reaped by a modern organization by investing in enterprise-wide web-enabled conferencing and other collaboration tools. This is a huge boon to the training function as well. Learning

Getting Social: When Social Collaboration Makes Sense

InSync Training

Yes, I am a very social person, and I thrive on conversation and collaboration. So, when does social collaboration make sense? Let’s go back to those 5 moments of learner need , and explore where social collaborative learning would benefit our learners during each individual moment. I learn best when I learn with others. Social Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

The chapter ‘When collaboration kills creativity’ is one that I read very slowly, where I stop and think most. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. And aren’t the extroverts the ones who always prefer collaboration to individual work? Are we right to promote collaborative learning? But the mighty force that pulled these trends together was the rise of the World Wide Web, which lent both cool and gravitas to the idea of collaboration. Their collaboration took place largely in the ether.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation.  So in each case I did some investigation. Now, true collaboration is powerful.  By collaboration in this sense I mean working together to create a shared representation. So one supported ‘collaborative conversations’  Um, aren’t conversations inherently collaborative?  I  mean, it takes two people, right? What do you think?

What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

Here is a section on collaboration: COLLABORATIVE DESIGN. WHAT DOES COLLABORATION LOOK LIKE IN A DEVELOPMENT TEAM? Our agile team has worked hard to become more collaborative and ensure that everyone has a voice. We believe that having face-time aids in communication and makes it easier for us to collaborate as a team. We’ll  avoid using email.

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Training on the Edge: Trend 2 - Collaboration As A Competency

InSync Training

Trend 2 - Collaboration as a Competency. The problem with online collaboration in particular is that we introduce a lot of ambiguity. collaboration Trends This is the fourth in a series of six posts exploring current issues facing training professionals and the upcoming trends in training for the next five years.

Is Too Much Collaboration a Bad Thing?


Most companies that employ collaborative practices can probably tell you that they see many of collaboration’s benefits. As it turns out, the law of diminishing returns applies to collaboration as well. Organizations are starting to see a backlash from too much collaboration, as reported by the Harvard Business Review , and the result is ruining the gains that collaboration should provide. What does too much collaboration look like and how did we get here? Reward effective collaboration. The best collaborators are sometimes unseen.

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right)  I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. So So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms? Social learning, is of course, not a […]. Social learnin

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

But social media platforms are just technologies that have enabled a more fundamental transformation, and not just in business: today communication, collaboration, and social interaction take center stage in our lives, in our work, and in our learning. The best current models seek to incorporate social and collaborative learning into a more structured, formal environment. Web 2.0

November’s pick: Five Indispensable Remote Collaboration Tools


The post November’s pick: Five Indispensable Remote Collaboration Tools appeared first on. Business Cloud services Top 5 Solutions project management project management software remote meeting remote work remote workforce screen sharing