6 benefits of social & collaborative learning
OCTOBER 20, 2015
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. onboarding happens quicker!): Coach.
Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning
AUGUST 19, 2014
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.
Community and Collaborative Learning
JUNE 26, 2011
She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. More and more, learning has focused on web-based training and distance learning. And isn’t adult learning supposed to be about that, too?
CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning
JUNE 28, 2016
Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions. Use these meetings to get a sense of the perceived and measurable business value of current learning offerings and what you can do to improve, Jackson said. Today’s learning is situation-driven, so design learning that is accessible where they need to learn, said CGB Enterprises’ Dave Koll. Review.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. corporate Learning & Development. Microlearning is a technique of delivering learning content in short, bite-sized bursts (from. learning path.
Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
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. Instructional Design
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
OCTOBER 21, 2015
As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. In What is social learning? How can social learning help people learn?
Facilitating collaborative learning: a recipe for success
AUGUST 25, 2012
During 2012 Harold Jarche and I have been running a series of online workshops at the Social Learning Centre; these have proved to be very popular. In the “e-learning era” the focus of training moved to designing and developing sophisticated, self-paced, online course content, and then managing access to it in a LMS. Social learningHere is the introduction to the article.
Continuous, collaborative learning -- what is it and why should you care? #ContinuousLearning
JUNE 10, 2013
On June 6, I presented to a lively audience on "Continuous, collaborative learning". Continuous, collaborative learning: making it work for your org from Cammy Bean The webinar was hosted by GoToTraining/Citrix and Training Magazine. Check it out and let me know if you have any questions!
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
DECEMBER 11, 2015
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. Social Learning
JANUARY 17, 2011
In corporate learning and development circles, we’ve been talking quite a bit lately about collaborative learning. Fueled by the possibility of supporting collaboration through electronic tools, we get very excited about the synergies and surprises we might uncover by interacting with those we might not see often face-to-face. We’ve always been enamored with collaborative techniques, of course, using project work, group research projects, and book studies to develop insights and promote learning. understand those cautions. Sage, 2000
12 Questions to Promote Collaborative Learning
OCTOBER 10, 2016
eLearning course collaboration is one of the hardest things to achieve. Without course collaboration, learning is incomplete, as eLearning is an inherently social process. In this article, we’ll share the top 12 questions trainers need to ask while revising the course before delivery to boost collaboration. What areas of this content encourage collaborative learning?
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Social networks are the ideal platform for the new corporate learning, so let’s briefly examine how they support corporate learning.
Saffron shortlisted for Social & Collaborative Learning Award
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
Judges at the Learning & Performance Institute have shortlisted Saffron Share, an open source Learning Experience Network, for the 2014 Learning Awards. The versatile product combines learning content management with ‘social activators’ to speed time-to-competence and open up new frontiers for learning technologies. Saffron Interactive has created bespoke learning platforms for FTSE100 companies and government agencies for several years. The full list of finalists is available here.
Learning not in excess but in nexus!
JUNE 25, 2015
Today is the age of collaboration. Therefore, the humbled loser approaches the turtle and puts forth a collaborative plan. Put to context, isn’t Continuous learning with a Collaborative mindset the crux of creating a learning culture in any organization ? The question is how adept are organizations/businesses in the sphere of Collaborative learning?
Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ
JUNE 7, 2011
How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning? That’s the Learning Circuits Big Question for the month of June. I’ve thought about this question off and on for about a week now, and it is time to put pen to paper, or rather hands to keyboard. Collaborative market research. My other client plays in a very different space.
Benefits of Collaborative Learning
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 8, 2010
What are the benefits of collaborative learning, for the students? These are good, but not aspects of collaboration I had considered. Enhances student satisfaction with the learning experience. 6. Creates an environment of active, involved, exploratory learning. Distance Learning / Distance Education. Blogging Collaboration eAssessment Wiki Well, here are my selection from the 40 or so listed on the Global Development Research Centre’s website which I had not considered before; 1. Develops higher level thinking skills. 4.
How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)
AUGUST 28, 2012
It’s not that seasoned and elder employees weren’t learning; we all learn all the time. Rather, they weren’t learning as well as they might. HR and training departments overlooked experienced employees because they learn experientially, from stretch assignments and mentors rather than from courses and workshops. Learning by experienced employees was left to chance.
Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn
AUGUST 22, 2012
Today I gave a webinar presentation on Social & Collaborative Learning. Below is the slideset I made available on Slideshare, but if you would like to read the slide notes and get the links to further resources, you will find them here: Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Social learning
How informal and collaborative learning support training
JANUARY 14, 2016
Learning is the process of acquiring new knowledge and skills. Just like 2 + 2 and 1 + 3 equal the same 4, there is more than one way to learn. Formal learning, of course, got the most attention throughout the years, especially in work situations, overshadowing the other two types of learning and informal learning in particular. Of course, there are lots of reasons, but one seems to stand out: formal business learning can be measured. People learn a lot in informal settings, but this can hardly be measured. Informal and collaborative learning.
Collaborative Learning Startup Skillshare Introduces “The Classroom” by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 31, 2012
Skillshare, a collaborative learning startup, launches The Classroom. Blended Learning Learning Systems Professional Development Social MediaThis online area is available to. every Skillshare class for students and teachers to interact, share resources, ask questions, get. feedback, and more.
INFOGRAPHIC: High Performance Learning Ecosystems
MAY 19, 2016
I’ve previously written about the need to design learning & high performance ecosystems here , and have been reflecting on some common ingredients for effective ones. I’ve captured some of these in the infographic below: 5 Ingredients of HIGH PERFORMANCE ECOSYSTEM : COMPANY CULTURE. COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS. MINDSET. PERFORMANCE SUPPORT. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
As learning in the workplace inevitably informalises, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. Essentially this means putting the topic into context for them, clarifying how it relates to their role, and explaining why they should bother learning it. Box’s quote that “all models are wrong, but some are useful”.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC
JANUARY 25, 2015
@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.
The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning
JANUARY 10, 2016
What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?
Demystifying Working Out Loud
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
“ 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. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving. Q.
7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset
APRIL 19, 2016
An abundance mindset symbolized by a collaborative and cooperative approach, open-mindedness, gratitude, appreciation and trust are hallmarks of a digital and connected world. This in turn makes it difficult for them to be learning agile or to adjust to a rapidly changing and ambiguous world. Collaborative Approach. Collaboration seems to be the mantra of the era.
Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
MARCH 13, 2014
Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure. Suggested further reading: [link].
How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)
AUGUST 21, 2012
what’s broken, let’s imagine what ideal corporate learning would look like if we could start over from scratch. Continuous learning is the only way they can keep up. Their work has become learning, and learning is the bulk of their work. But this way of learning – autonomous searching and social collaboration – has not yet been re?ected Twenty-?rst
Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning. The result is anything but inspiring or conducive to open collaboration. Bye bye communities and collaboration! 5.
The Six Hats Of A Community Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. Conceptually, the change may appear to be a very simple one–move from emails to a more open mode of communication on a collaboration platform. THE HAT OF A TRAINER.
Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter
DECEMBER 11, 2009
I’ve finally managed make a decent recording of my session at the Adobe Learning Summit. The session was titled ‘Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter’- and showcases a new idea around how we believe Captivate courses of the future can help bridge the gap between 'Classroom based training' and eLearning.
If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC
MAY 28, 2014
A small ''brain wandering journey'' on why I feel MOOC research should look more intensely at informal learning outside of the actual MOOCs (informal learning generated by the dynamics in MOOCs), and overall lifelong learning in an ever changing online learning environment, for a workforce that is becoming older in an knowledge driven era.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. What are the critical success factors for sustaining learning communities?
Continuous, Collaborative Learning? What's That? Free Webinar! June 6
MAY 31, 2013
What does continuous, collaborative learning mean and why does it matter? Next week, I''ll be leading a webinar where we can start a conversation and then continuously collaborate on this topic! I''ll be looking at what other smarty pants have to say on the subject, share some juicy tidbits and information, and take a look at what real organizations are doing. Join me on 6/6 in this free webinar hosted by GoToTraining. Sign up today
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating sociallearning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. The question is what comes first?