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Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! This learning approach can help to create networks and sustain them too. However, a word of caution!

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed. Social Learning in an LMS.

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1. Or they may be skeptical whether employees can be trusted enough to pursue learning on their own.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. It’s a clear win-win for the organization as well as the client.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

And for good reason as it has many advantages:  It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available.  It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. Teams who learn. capital.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Why does this matter to those of us in the Training, Learning, and Development field?

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix.

Social Learning’s Corporate Impact

LearnDash

What about social learning? That said, the infographic below (created by Bloomfire ) may be the nudge that some companies need for adopting a social-centric learning program at their organization. That’s a large gap and is evidence as to what employees find most valuable in terms of learning on the job. social learningThis makes sense.

Social Learning Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

The concept of social learning can be somewhat unclear. Isn’t all learningsocial” in some respect? If we overthink the semantics then I agree that social learning can seem somewhat redundant. To put this more simply: social learning happens as we observe (or are told) about new ideas. As people share ideas we learn.

How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace

Origin Learning

Social learning is not a new concept. Various theories have explained man’s social approach to learning, some of these dating to as back as the 1940s. For example, Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling to learn certain behaviors. Social learning , thus waned away.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Most organizations are still missing the cultural aspect of it.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change. 2.

Social Learning In The Workplace

LearnDash

An effective learning program takes commitment, both financially and with regards to time. If an organization doesn’t have the financial means (or the time) to create a learning program then what alternatives do they have? Instead of implementing a traditional elearning and training program companies can opt to invest in social learning programs. Social learning is a rather loose term but in general it refers to to people learning from one another as they work together towards a common goal. social learning

Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. As an Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant, I am often asked questions like: 1.What social collaboration platform should we use? Not at all.

Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts

Jane Hart

The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. In It’s Not About “Doing” Social  Jane Bozarth (2 August) shows how Pokemon Go gets it right. Some will give up and never learn to use the product. SilviaToffolon Social #Learning is Voluntary; #Collaboration Platform are Enabler https://t.co/NJ9oTOkNl0

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. In this post, we uncover some social eLearning strategies that will help harness better engagement and involvement for your learners.

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Today, social learning is more than a buzz and is increasingly used by forward thinking organizations to foster collaborative learning and more significantly its application on the job. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.

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What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning. And online learning, the ubiquitously-used learning at leisure and learning on the move with eLearning and mLearning ? Is there scope for co-existence?

Adding Social Learning to Your Existing Training Strategy

CourseArc

Imagine for a moment that your organization has invested the necessary time and funds into creating the most cutting-edge training program possible. This is where the social learning component comes into play. Working with other learners adds another layer of learning, practice, and retention. Instructional Design Online Learning social learning

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific. Be it socio-political conflicts in countries, online campaigns to create awareness about a disease outbreak, raising funds for calamity struck people or learning to do every day stuff- the social media is now playing a crucial role in our lives. Encouraging social learning within organizations can have a similar effect.

The Neuroscience of Social Learning

Growth Engineering

We spend a lot of time talking about how social learning is one of the keys to an effective, engaging training strategy. We often bombard you with stats proving that social learning works , but let’s delve a little deeper into the reasons why it works. A lot of very clever people have dedicated their lives to understanding the inner workings of our brains. Social needs.

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” ” But, how do you get your learning program up to speed? Establish your current state before you begin implementing social components.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015

TOPYX LMS

Here’s why: We added new features to our already robust, easy-to-use, learning management system, including: Experience API™. Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business. Businesses can’t exist apart from organization. Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS.

moving to social learning

Learning and Working on the Web

This is social learning. In 2005 I wrote that the beauty of a decentralized social learning approach, versus a closed learning management system (LMS) was that each person keeps all of his/her content, and it does not get locked away in an inaccessible archive of a centrally controlled LMS. It is with each other that we can make sense, and this is social.

Social Learning Tips to Engage Learners: A Corporate Learning Perspective

G-Cube

E-Learning and technology-aided learning in the workplace allows more flexibility and increases access to learning by huge proportions. It is then not a surprise that technology-aided learning is now being adopted by a majority of forward thinking organizations. Many learners within the group may choose to learn in a different manner, have varied learning styles.

social learning for complex work

Learning and Working on the Web

vital meta-learning skill: how to find the answer you need, online or off.” Is it in our organizational filing systems and intranets, or rather on the Web or in our professional social networks? Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference. Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled.

Curated Insights: The Continued Evolution of Social Learning

Axonify

Learning is inherently social. Regardless of content type or delivery format, most of what we learn comes from other people. Social learning” hit trend status alongside the rise of social media in the late 2000s. Because we had new, high-tech ways to share, people also assumed “social learning” was a new idea. Social learning” is human nature.

The Roadblock to Social Learning

LearnDash

Organizations all over the world are looking for innovative ways to train their staff. Essentially, the more trained an organizations personnel, the better equipped they are to do their jobs. To train employees, organizations have used live-training, learning management systems, elearning, seminars, and various other methods. social learning training

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? It’s the way humans have always learned, even back to prehistoric times. It’s not saying social learning is fizzling, it’s saying social learning in the context of eLearning is. What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? I don’t know. My only conclusion is that the post has no conclusion (or knowledge) about what is meant by social media-styled eLearning tools.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

How to provide just-in-time learning modules customized to the needs of an organization? How to make learning fun, engaging , and collaborative for a distributed workforce? These and many more are the diverse challenges that organizations grapple with globally. What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%. Involve users in designing engaging social learning opportunities; 51%.

Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Social Learning

The training industry has seen plenty of debate around whether or not organizations can and should take steps to strengthen social learning.  Everyone agrees that social learning is very important and that somewhere between 70% and 80% of all learning is done socially and/or informally.  Does it really stifle learning?  just don’t buy it. 

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

G-Cube

Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Identify your social learning champions.

How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?

EI Design

In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. What Ιs Social Learning?