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‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity. The term discussion forum implies that the tool has to be used for discussions.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview. VR is predicted to grow from 2016 onwards. Use cases for business. Panel.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2015. What is coming in 2016?

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Workplace Trends ForumPanel. .

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7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

EI Design

The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach. In this article, I’ll explore the top 7 benefits of collaborative eLearning. Collaborative eLearning: 7 Top Advantages To Consider. Collaborative eLearning involves social interactions with online peers, instructors, and experts. Collaborative eLearning involves group work. Builds Teamwork Skills.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Intrinsic motivation is obvious to anyone who knows the saying “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink” In other words, you can unleash your business champions and push all the promotion you like, but if the individuals who comprise your target audience lack a collaborative attitude, they won’t use Yammer. Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. enterprise 2.0

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. The following is a typical activity in online courses out there: “Do this piece of work, share it with others in this forum, read at least 2 other submissions and comment”. This means that the main activities should be collaborative.

Digital Disruption – Opportunity and Threat for L&D. LearningCafe Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. Scott Dinsdale – Scott … Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Workplace Trends ForumThursday, January 28, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. What were the significant trends last year and what can we expect for 2016 ? How Learning design and delivery has changed.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. Which one is correct?

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Panel Discussion 1- CLO Forum. Panel Discussion 2 – Consultants Forum. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT.

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Presentation Recap for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum

Kapp Notes

Agenda for the Global Learning Forum Last night I had the privileged of presenting to the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum (GLF) group in Second Life at Huffman Prairie Chi. GLF represents a collaborative group of educators from across government and private universities and organizations exploring and prototyping the use of open 3D worlds in support of learning.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. Which one is correct?

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Does that mean students don’t want to collaborate? Have a look at the following discussion board question from an urban planning course: “Looking at the map of [insert name region], discuss possible locations for people who may eventually commute to work in [insert name city]”. False premise.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. This can either happen online (for instance over popular social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter and so on) or offline (during group discussions, over coffee or during conferences). What is social learning?

Utilize your LMS to Foster Collaborative Learning at the Workplace

CommLab India

According to Brandon Hall’s 2014 Social and Collaborative Learning study, 85% companies had started experimenting with social learning and organizations were expected to increase their focus on social and collaborative learning by 2015. Here are some benefits of collaborative learning: Improves workplace productivity. Discussion Forums. Joseph Rain. Group Chat.

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Designing Learning Solutions to Retain and Grow Organisational Knowledge – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Questions for Discussion. Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Thu, May 29, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEST. The Learning Cafe community is coming across requirements for designing Learning Solutions to effectively use and retain organisational knowledge. Caselet. Panel.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

This report discusses the key findings of the CIPD/Cornerstone OnDemand Annual L&D Survey. The Adidas Group’s New Way of Learning : Here’s another inspiring article that discusses how Adidas re-imagined learning with its new vision called ‘New Way of Learning’ by blending learning with work. It then discusses six changes that will help you realize this vision. The result?

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What are the aspects that most of the popular social networks provide that can be used to learn or collaborate and learn?

Looking back at 2012. What is coming in 2013 – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2012 and it is not be missed. We discuss. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Date : 6th December,Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. We speak to a panel of learning and performance managers to review the year that was and the next one. Panel.

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Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

Through the education, networking, and solutions found at the 2016 Technology Conference & Expo, association professionals can work together to collaborate, discover, and explore.” ” Collaborate with Social Learning. Enhance your education programs with social and collaborative learning features in the new TopClass 10 LMS.

Re-imaging Instructor Led Classroom Learning – Letting a good thing go, too easily?

Learning Cafe

Case in point is our school system where the teacher (instructor) is still the orchestrator of learning but now incorporate online resources and collaborative methods. Questions for Discussion. Learning Cafe Webinar blended classroom training online forum webinar discussion Thu, August 7, 2014 12 – 1 PM , Register. This is down from 65% in 2006.

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course

eFront

Educational technology tools have enabled multiple channels of collaboration within the online learning environment. In this article, we’ll share the top three forms of collaboration activities for your eLearning course that have proven to enhance eLearning experiences. Effective Collaboration Activities: Types and Ideas. Homework forums. Discussion forums.

Managing Capability – New Avatar of L&D/HR ? Are we doing it right?

Learning Cafe

We discuss with an experienced panel what “capability management” encompasses and how it manifests it self in organisations. We share what organisations are doing for “Capability Management” Join us for a discussion on a theme that not been under the microscope. We discuss. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar capability Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarOverview. A search on Seek.com.au

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

You are given a tonne of readings, and the most instruction you can hope to extract from the professors is “read this” The theory is that the students will collaborate with one another, share their diverse experiences, and contribute to robust conversations. Too bad most of them are straight out of undergrad, inexperienced, and don’t have a collaborative bone in their body.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. What we’re talking about is a social work hub where every employee and external partner can come to collaborate, share information, get information and provide updates and ask questions. Third post in a series. INFRASTRUCTURE.

E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration

CDSM

However, the difference between the two is that social constructivism places an emphasis on the collaborative nature of learning, highlighting the importance of cultural and social influences. In Networks, users share resources and discuss their relevance and impact. The post E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration appeared first on CDSM Team Blog.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

From Googleplex''s Designer on the Future of Office Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate "activity-based working"--the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they''re working on. Collaboration future_of_work L&D Workplace Learnin

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Measuring Learning Effectiveness: Beyond Training Happy Sheets & Memory Recall

Learning Cafe

We Discuss. In this online discussion we focus on how to collect actionable insights about learning effectiveness: Not only seeking to answer, did learning achieve the desired or intended result, but also why/why not. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Overview. Panel.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

ID Reflections

A MOOC is an intrinsically participative, collaborative mode of learning. However, it is the discussions, collaborative project works, and user-generated content and context that often spill over outside the course boundary which differentiates a MOOC from any regular online course. Yet, the new age of complexity calls for collaboration and cooperation.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

G-Cube

The classroom session is then utilized for one-to-one discussions and collaborations. Online social platforms like discussion boards and chat archives can be utilized to create knowledge repositories on specific topics. Blending Self-paced and Live/Collaborative learning: Technology-aided learning has created avenues for self-paced or asynchronous learning.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

A discussion forum functionality is key for this purpose, other things are nice to have but often blur the decision about the forum to choose. Often there are good functionality including announcing events, hold discussions and news announce. Disadvantages: It is limited to one single simultaneously discussion. You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite.

Observations from Supporting Performance with Learning – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

28 Learning professionals from a wide cross section of industries participated in the online Workplace Trends Forum on Supporting Performance with Learning. With more “social”, more unstructured environments – the way we work has moved more from individual to collaborative. Belinda Liu – needs discussions are about performance 1st not training 1st.

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

We’re moving (far) away from instructivism to embrace constructivism instead – a collaborative problem-based eWorkshop supports this philosophy. Empowerment requires facilitation and collaboration, both key components of eWorkshops. This again requires facilitation and collaboration. The mere addition of a discussion forum isn’t enough – we need a much more strategic approach to enable participatory learning to happen. You might have set up a webinar program because … well, everyone else in your sector is doing their training that way. When’s that?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. She presents at international conferences and conducts workshops on “Modern Workplace Learning” at various forums.