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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. onboarding happens quicker!): Coach.

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.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Social Learning

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?

How to use technology to promote collaborative learning?


Constantly emerging social media that are changing our ways of getting information also have a big impact on how we learn and what is more important, on how our students want to learn. That’s why I’ve decided to dig inside Computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) theory and present a possible tool that supports creative thinking and collaboration capabilities.

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.

Curatr Project Wins ‘Social & Collaborative Learning’ Gold at 2016 Learning Awards


The post Curatr Project Wins ‘Social & Collaborative Learning’ Gold at 2016 Learning Awards appeared first on HT2. News & Announcements Awards Curatr

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

Learning Wire

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?

Continuous, collaborative learning -- what is it and why should you care? #ContinuousLearning

Learning Visions

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!

Facilitating collaborative learning: a recipe for success

Jane Hart

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.

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. 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

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

Jay Cross

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.

Collaborative Learning

Learning Journal

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

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.

Benefits of Collaborative Learning

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

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?

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Saffron shortlisted for Social & Collaborative Learning Award

Spicy Learning

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.

Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter

Adobe Captivate

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.

Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ

Social Learning

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.

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How informal and collaborative learning support training


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

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.

Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course


We are talking about action plans derived from the learning resources presented in the course. When your learners talk about 101 ways to apply a learning resource, that’s when the course is successful. Then we will determine how to create active collaborative environments in each. Passive and collaborative learning. Active and alone learning. This is it.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

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.

Continuous, Collaborative Learning? What's That? Free Webinar! June 6

Learning Visions

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

How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)

Jay Cross

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

Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Now that the learning is finished, it's time to get right to work, right ? Read on for what to do after the formal training to ensure that the real learning begins. Use something that allows your team to congregate and collaborate. Follow-up with students and outline exactly what they should have learned from the course. by AJ George. Wrong! Use SharePoint. Ask it!

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn

Jane Hart

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

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@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.

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Blended Learning: Different combinations that work


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].

InfoPro Launches Collaborative Learning Platform Gnosis by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

InfoPro Learning, Inc. announces the release of Gnosis, an advanced and sophisticated online collaborative learning platform with cutting-edge functionalities. With Gnosis, people can capture and share knowledge, experience, and expertise to better connect formal and informal learning within an organization.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“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?

If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

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.

Globalisation, solidarity, collaboration, and violence #brussels

Ignatia Webs

Yesterday Belgian got his share of violence, and as it unraveled it struck me how much of the actions that are undertaken by all citizens, are similar to informal learning actions (but then I am a learning geek). And of course I do realize that being in an attack is by no means to be compared to learning. but still there is something that triggered my pro-learning mind.

The Little Book of the Future: A Free Guide to Collaborative Learning

Jane Hart

It’s produced by Reed Learning and written in collaboration with experts including Martyn Sloman, Google, LinkedIn, Training Journal, Jane Hart, the Campaign for Learning and The free tools in this book support the connection, communication and collaboration of individuals, and the sharing of resources, ideas and experiences. You

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

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.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? But how?

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Lessons from Obama’s governance experience

Origin Learning

Lessons that resonate and transcend borders and break shackles associated with learning. It is a tribute to the rising class of learners who have the drive to move up the learning ladder and have access to technology. Look at the advancements we’ve made, the digital explosion witnessed globally has opened the corridors of learning. Is learning social ?Is Democratized ?

Learning from each other

Learning with e's

There has been extensive work around the concept of students teaching each other - otherwise known as peer learning. Students can even teach their teachers, in an extreme form of flipped learning I mentioned in a previous post. In paragogy, students can exchange knowledge and can be learning from each other simultaneously. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources. have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.  Multiple learning paths or branching. Reusable learning objects and repository. YouTube.

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

On Wednesday 22 August at 5 pm BST –  that’s 9 AM (PDT) / 12 PM (EDT) – I will be presenting a webinar, hosted by Citrix Online, on Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Attend the webinar to find out : How to support social learning in the workplace. Key social collaboration tools that provide infrastructure. Social learning

#MOOC disasters are human and part of educational innovation and why sandboxes are good

Ignatia Webs

From all the talk on the Web I have read on the subject, I like this blogpost by Debbie Morrison the best, it focuses on the learner, linking it to learning theory and overall needs from a learner. Group dynamics and learner interactions The learner dynamics are of course crucial in any type of learning, but in a MOOC they become exponentially important. So what is at the basis?

Not the learned, we need the Wise!


We realized that a sophisticated learning management system (LMS) and a big course catalog were not enough to achieve wisdom. So we put the human touch, the experience and expertise of mentors to conceive the first of its kind integrated learning offering to the corporate as well as training organizations. A wise old owl lived in an oak. The more he saw the less he spoke. Bingo!

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future.  ? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective.  ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer.  ?

#MOOC papers: challenges, learner self-determination & #pedagogy

Ignatia Webs

The value and applicability of the MOOC model in the current era of higher education and the nature of learning in such an open online format need to be investigated. This study focused on participants'' experiences and perceived value of participation in connectivist MOOCs (cMOOCs) in terms of dealing with an abundance of resources and tools, learning activities, and network engagement.

Write, create, curate and collaborate: preparing for #digiWriMo

Ignatia Webs

learn by writing. My addition to #DigiWriMo: I will be able to test out a strand of writing that has been sitting in my mind for months: imagine future daily life, and connect it with current digital, learning options. collaborative learning collaborative working multimedia online learning open education social media tools writingGreat initiative to combine digital writing and creativity all through the month of November 2015. The #DigiWriMo will push people to engage in digital writing and creativity during the month of November. It is simple and open.

The virtual classroom: the ups and the downs of collaborative learning

Spicy Learning

Many of you reading this will already have participated in some form of virtual classroom learning. So if you’ve ever participated in a webinar, perhaps hosted by one or two instructors taking you through a PowerPoint presentation, you have already been initiated into the world of virtual learning. The virtual classroom isn’t a new thing – distance learning organisations such as the Open University have been putting bums on virtual seats for decades. Following in their wake, the virtual classroom is increasingly discussed and used as a tool for workplace learning.