Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
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. piecemeal approach to social learning will only serve to confound us further.
MARCH 30, 2016
I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. This is only a start, but I reckon if those don’t make the case that you should be taking a serious look at incorporating social business into your organization.
Culture Before Strategy
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
In an insightful article, Ken Majer (full disclosure, a boss of mine many years ago) has written about the need to have the right culture before executing strategy. social strategyAnd this strikes me as a valuable contribution to thinking about effective change in the transformation of L&D in the Revolution. have argued that you can get some benefits from the Revolution without having an optimized culture, but you’re not going to tap into the full potential. If it’s not safe to Show Your Work , you can’t capitalize on the benefits. And you should.
Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy
MARCH 31, 2015
It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. Organizations, in a bid to make learning accessible and digestible, are trying to include micro-learning as a part of their workplace learning design strategy. Feedback discussions can be a part of an organization’s micro-learning strategy.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. successfully build and present your gamification strategy. your learning strategy and align with corporate objectives. Conclusion.16
Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Get Social Online. Introduce them to the social groups in the online portal. The social group can be gamified to motivate peers to help each other, with bonus points to help the new employee. Invitations to casual meetings are also best when shared on the social network. The post Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social. There are multiple areas that can be addressed, but it’s not to make people learn socially. social strategyAnd, of course, they’ve posted about it. And it made me think a little bit more too. That’s the point, you can’t make people engage.
Creating an e-learning strategy that works
APRIL 21, 2015
Rather, it should be developing an e-learning strategy. An e-learning strategy can be and should be used in whatever industry or market. Need a strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. What constitutes a strategy? If you look on the internet, a strategy is a very long and extensive document with specific headers for whatever type it might be (marketing for example) and always seems to require a lot of pages, even if you use a template. Right there, you devised a strategy. B2B/B2C?
Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning
JANUARY 7, 2015
Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? The Social Cognitive Theory creates an interesting opportunity for observational learning.
7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"
MAY 25, 2015
WOL is a Mindset, an Attitude - Working out loud is not dependent on an individual's savviness with various social sharing platforms. Finally, here is a check-list from Austin Kleon from Show Your Work: Collaboration future_of_work pkm PLN social learning wolcommunity grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes.
Social Learning: How To Do It Right
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
At HT2, we believe that all learning is social – so much so that we’ve adopted it as our strapline. Many organisations are already using social learning to great effect, and we shared some of the methods you can use to help it flourish in a recent post. The post Social Learning: How To Do It Right appeared first on HT2. Learning Design Learning Strategy Social
10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning
JUNE 21, 2016
There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Therefore, the impor- tance of a sound sales enablement strategy. for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. Without a strategy for sales enablement there are two risks: THE SALES ENABLEMENT. How to create and drive success. with sales enablement ENABLING.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Are they willing to spend time and money on creating a worthwhile strategy / plan for mobile learning in the organization?
Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance
MAY 18, 2016
While this was most pronounced in the medical field—where advances were occurring at a dizzying pace—it also occurred within organizations for teachers, lawyers, business professionals, social workers, psychologists, accountants, and even clergy. The post Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance appeared first on Web Courseworks. Good Leaders. Curiosity?
Social Media Strategy thoughts
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
What is a social media strategy for outreach? Here is some thoughts about how that maps out in two areas: Facebook, and Twitter. I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. More important than the first idea is to ‘be’ an entity. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. Your Twitter strategy should be aligned with your Facebook strategy, so your tweets point to new information on Facebook, your Facebook account reflects your tweets, etc.
Learning Without Strategy
JANUARY 31, 2012
Specifically I got to thinking about Learning Strategy and how we perhaps don’t often take a moment to envision what the future will mean for our learning initiatives. What does this mean for Learning Strategy? Anything that paid. He’d got an education but he hadn’t got a strategy. eLearning Future LT LWF strategyMindmeld; there's an app for that. Nothing. Nothing.
MAY 15, 2013
Social really comes to it’s fore for organizations depending on continual innovation: perhaps consumer products, or other organizations focused on customer experience, as well as in highly competitive areas. social strategy If you’re going to move towards the performance ecosystem, a technology-enabled workplace, where do you start? So, what am I missing? itashare.
7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics
People Analytics is quickly becoming an integral part of overall strategy at businesses around. Have a clear vision and strategy. but not more than four social networks. 7 Secrets for. Measuring. Training Program. ROI with People. Analytics 23 5 7 8 11 13 14 18 20 Introduction The Time Is Right To Implement People Analytics. companies believe that. using people analytics is.
Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Below are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in your training MOOC. great example of this strategy comes from Salesforce, which implemented a gamification initiative specifically to improve security-related behaviors. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities. Identify the business goals you want to achieve.
Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
AUGUST 27, 2015
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. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend. Learning by force is passé. Now that must have caught your attention!
How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 24, 2015
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. Roping in technology. Email *.
The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education
OCTOBER 22, 2015
So, if your association is marketing continuing education (CE) to members and nonmembers, it’s going to need a marcom strategy based on detailed market research and a solid marketing plan. Will you use social media to reach younger demographics? Step 4: Decide your budget and implementation strategies. Step 1: Define the message. What are their pain points? Tweet This!
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others. Social learning can increase engagement, stimulate discussion, and establish credibility in. This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.
Social Media Policy?
JULY 1, 2015
So what’s your social media policy? It’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. Others have other strategies. This is my social media learning strategy. socialIn fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery. Let’s do this by platform. Facebook, is for me, the place I be me. Clark Quinn, not Quinnovation. right). And do.
e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design
OCTOBER 14, 2014
So, while the technology platform is compatible with compliance trainings, there are certain design strategies that also need to be kept in mind when creating a compliance online learning course. In spite of the ‘forced learning’ strategy, the video became intensely popular as it introduced familiar characters and scenarios that employees face every day in the workplace.
20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC
MARCH 11, 2013
or practical strategies for that matter. Well, here is a new set of useful strategies for mobile MOOCs, I hope you like it! The readable and hopefully useful list of 20 mobile strategies to increase learner interaction in a MOOC that came out of my research can be found below in this post, but feel free to read the full thesis here , it has links to ethical procedures (e.g.
Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 14, 2016
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. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
When this happens, it may be useful to look for a “hidden” or social benefit. into our learning strategies, ideally spaced at 2-3 months after training, repeated at 6. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. But because. After all, we’ve managed pretty well up to. incurred.
eLearning Content And Social Media
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. You will want to use an advanced strategy in your SMM based on real world facts. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0
The Role of L&D in Today’s Talent Strategies
OCTOBER 14, 2014
This led us to a quest, to try and find out what the latest talent strategies are. Talent development and retention rightfully sits at one of the top priorities of organizations. After all, it is the people which lead an organization forward. True, there is unemployment by and large; but the paradox is, there is also a huge demand for skilled workforce. Image Credit – Freepik.com.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
that’s powered by social and informal learning. Companies should couple social and informal. Social learning 21. STAFF FIND EXPERIENTIAL AND SOCIAL LEARNING. together using online social media tools. (16% vs 2%) FORMAL SOCIAL WORKFLOW. Social learning: over 50% more likely to use learning communities, in house social media and. Social.
Social Media in Academia
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 8, 2013
Announced this week, the ETNA (Enhanced Training Needs Analysis) 2012 survey has found that “nearly three quarters of academics in further education agree that social media tools enhance the quality of the learning experience.” However, the survey also identifies a strong need for staff training in the use of social media.” Social Media Policy.
7 Strategies for Building Community in Online Courses
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
Building a learning community and a sense of social belonging doesn’t happen by accident, you as the designer, developer and instructor of your online courses have to plan to build a learning community. Social Forum - actively encourage learners to introduce themselves and to perform a simple ice-breaker activity in the 1st week of class. So there’s my list. Leave a comment below.
What’s the Role of Informal Learning in Modern Learning Strategy?
JANUARY 12, 2016
But as technology has made rapid changes to the learning and development space, analysts from the Brandon Hall Group and others have emphasized the 70:20:10 framework as part of ongoing discussions about learning strategy. Starting down this path leads many to wonder how informal learning can be accounted for, tracked, or leveraged in the execution of a learning strategy. photopin.
LMS: Strategy or Tool?
MARCH 18, 2010
LMS is a fairly common and used (or over-used) phrase in eLearning parlance and means, primarily a software system that allows customers to do a few or many things when it comes to adopting eLearning as a part of the overall Learning strategy. Also, one of the questions I have been trying to answer for myself is – Should the LMS be sold as a tool or a strategy?
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Brain Science Makes eLearning More Fuel-Efficient Recent developments in brain science have identified cognitive learning strategies that. elements including a game-like interface or learning games, leaderboards, prizes and incentives, team activities and social elements. Social media channels that foster collaboration and a sense of teamwork. The LMS is running out of gas.3
Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 10, 2015
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. How is this change related to social learning?
Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy
MAY 18, 2015
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. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.
Leaders Need a Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda
JUNE 23, 2016
In this context, it becomes a dialogue between senior leaders and the organization’s most valued asset — its people, whose alignment with objectives, priorities and goals is key to successfully executing strategy. powerful way to achieve twin goals to generate greater employee engagement and develop leaders is to leverage the organization’s corporate social responsibility agenda.
7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Part of my job is to provide e-learning strategy support to clients. have a number of processes for this kind of engagement, and E-Learning Academy members to have access to an e-learning course on Strategy , and a number of other tools and resources. Top line tips for developing an e-learning strategy. 1. Your strategy should ideally be all encompassing. Brandon Hall.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
The cloud, social tools, mobile technologies, and other advances have created a host of opportunities for. different technologies surpassed even the learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months. incorporates more informal and social elements report an improved link between learning and both individual. Social and Mobile Technologies are the Biggest Priorities.
The Neuroscience of Social Learning
MARCH 24, 2016
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.
The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning
MAY 16, 2016
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.