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What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Deploying social learning concepts and technologies as part of the learning mix is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. There are a number of modern social learning tools powered by technology, including social networks and the software we use everyday to communicate and interact with people across our personal and professional lives. It improves communication in the workplace: Communication should be clear in every workplace, at every level of the organization.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

A digital learning strategy provides criteria and rationale for adopting new technologies

CLO Magazine

Consequently, we don’t have an integrated road map or comprehensive point of view on how to create world-class learning experiences, enable our teams to rapidly build and iterate content and courses, and rigorously measure outcomes. Typically, it’s a story of haphazard adoption, periodic bursts of innovation and lack of a clear digital learning strategy. As Figure 1 indicates, the number of technologies learning functions use has been rising steadily over the past few years.

8 Essential Elements of Virtual Sales Training

Allego

Almost every B2B company’s products and services are now being sold virtually. Today, a key factor for success is sales enablement technology that allows teams to train, coach, and collaborate virtually. Managing Virtual Teams in a Changing World.

Part 3 of Interview with Virtual Worlds 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to his fascinating book about 3D virtual worlds that you should really check out. Kapp: What do you see as the obstacles to widespread adoption of virtual worlds for learning? They have been around for almost a decade in terms of 3D graphical virtual worlds but still, the overall adoption rate seems low. Virtual worlds are the new bowling alleys, the churches, the community center, the health club.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs. The blend of virtual meeting technology and instructor-led training is known as a virtual classroom. Advanced collaboration technology is used to organize virtual classes.

5 Benefits of a Virtual Office to Your Company

Your Training Edge

Technology continues to change the way we interact with each other. Thanks to the latest developments in communication software, human resources applications, and information systems, people are now able to work remotely as long as they have a stable internet connection. Thanks to the benefits that a virtual office brings to the table, employees can maintain a good sense of work-life balance, while employers can easily overcome the challenges of handling an offshore team.

10 Upcoming Technological Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

Your Training Edge

From driverless cars to bendable devices, the technological developments prove that the future is going to be something which we have never thought of. In the past few years, we all have heard of many emerging technologies, i.e., supercomputers, AI machines, etc. As we know that we are approaching towards the end of the second decade of the 21st century, there will be a lot more technological trends to see in the upcoming time. Technology is surely revolutionizing the world.

The Coming Technology Training Gap

Your Training Edge

Technology is everywhere; taking the training and development industry to another level. No doubt, technology is advancing by leaps in bound and training experts like us are taking the most of it in terms of training and learning provision services, yet technology in itself that has been on way to replace the obsolete ways of working in the organizations, is still yet to be addressed in terms of employees training and skill development and making them technology savvy.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. Coming to the topic of this post, IMHO, we will soon cease to speak of technology enabled learning because it will be seamless, integrated and the way everyone not only learns but also works and lives.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. Coming to the topic of this post, IMHO, we will soon cease to speak of technology enabled learning because it will be seamless, integrated and the way everyone not only learns but also works and lives.

Learning on the Job in a SaaS-Driven World

Origin Learning

Virtualization and cloud-based services have well and truly made setting up IT firms easier. 80% of end-users of products in the US preferred SaaS apps for communication. How is it that you are ensuring product adoption and in-product training?

Improvisational Theatre Can Breathe Life Into Virtual On-boarding

G-Cube

Virtual collaboration has become popular in the recent years, especially at the workplace, due to immense technological advances. workers prefer to work from home and are comfortable holding a job where at least part of the time they work within a virtual workplace. Keeping this in mind, many forward-looking organizations adopt different approaches for efficient group work and best practices of collaboration into virtual settings.

Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve reached a point where the virtual assistant on our smartphone can usually understand what we’re saying , devices powered by Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant can be had for as little as $50, and app developers can leverage powerful conversational AI platforms created by Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft (among others) for their own applications. The technology is here, the devices are readily available, and there are plenty of use cases where chatbots make sense.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. Some are actually adopting new digital practices with lightning speed. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers.

Why L&D should prepare for training global virtual teams

Matrix

Globalization and the rapid technological advancements have led to a new type of team – one in which members may never meet face to face. Global virtual teams are the future of teamwork. Global virtual teams represent the future of collaboration in the workplace.

Why You Can’t Deliver Virtual Training With Legacy Tactics

Allego

Yet sales enablement professionals must get new hires up to speed and keep teams on track in a world where face-to-face meetings are impossible. But building a virtual training program when you’ve relied on in-person sessions can feel like an overwhelming task. The VP of Sales wants to shift from an annual sales meeting to quarterly virtual events to save on T&E. These are real-world situations. Use technology to achieve business goals. Virtual Training

Why Virtual Learning Is More Than Just VILT: Myths And Truths

Obsidian Learning

Virtual learning includes any form of learning that occurs with the assistance of computer technology. Although in this context we often think of virtual classrooms with a live instructor teaching somewhere at a distance, virtual learning is much more than that.

Innovative Allego Trailblazers Recognized at S3 Virtual Showcase

Allego

Nearly 700 sales, training, and learning and development professionals from leading companies attended Allego’s S3 Virtual Showcase in June. The competition highlights real-world Allego experiences of three leading-edge customers. billion in IFRS assets, the company prides itself on sound corporate risk management practices and strategic technology initiatives. Thank you to our three finalists for sharing their expertise with our S3 Virtual Summit attendees.

EMERGENT WORKPLACES: LEARNING IN THE NETWORKED WORLD

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. Coming to the topic of this post, IMHO, we will soon cease to speak of technology enabled learning because it will be seamless, integrated and the way everyone not only learns but also works and lives.

Leveraging technology for learning during a time of social distancing

CLO Magazine

Workplaces across the world are closed for several weeks or the foreseeable future. While not a perfect substitution for face-to-face interaction, leaders can leverage technology, including augmented reality and artificial intelligence, to remain connected with their workforces and continue supporting learning and development initiatives, including onboarding. For leaders in charge of onboarding, technology can also be leveraged in place of face-to-face interactions.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)

Learningtogo

Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn. A funny thing happens on the way to our “real world.” Or maybe we just get too busy with the day-to-day of writing, designing, developing, delivering, measuring and revising our training programs to find the time and energy to implement all that shiny new technology.

Is Virtual Reality Ready for School?

ProProfs

We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience most of our world – David Warlick. Innovation in technology has led to major advancements in the education industry. Another buzzword that added to this list recently is Virtual Reality. Virtual reality is nothing, but an environment created with the help of computer technology that seems real.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? This is going to be a big year for technology-enabled learning. Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015. New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning. There you have it, seven predictions for technology-enabled learning in 2015.

5 Steps to a Successful Blended Learning Strategy

Learning Rebels

In short, blended learning is any formal training/development program in which a person learns in part using technology, with some element of control over time, place, path, and/or pace. Keeping in mind that while training departments are using computers to support online training, they haven’t generally made full use of the available technology to provide their workforce with a true “blend” of instruction that gives people some element of control over their learning.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? It turns out that the mechanics of videogames can transform the world—making even the most arduous tasks pleasant and rewarding.

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

More and more companies are turning to collaborative Virtual Reality (VR) training and education environments, while early adopters are already seeing impressive results. LearnBrite also opens the door to experiencing Microsoft’s world of Mixed Reality.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Where the military is at the forefront, and where it is seeing the most value, is in realms such as virtual training.

5 Best Ways Virtual Training Labs Enhance Workplace E-Learning

Cloudshare

Getting your office up-to-date on current technologies involves training in the workplace that translates well into improved productivity. Employee training generates tangible benefits in the real-world workplace. One of the best ways to boost the potency of workplace training is adopting virtual training labs , which enhance employee knowledge and retention in ways that traditional classroom-style courses cannot.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Because video can be the virtual “over-the-partition” colleague. the world’s most popular online video community allowing millions of people to discover, watch, and share originally-created videos.”

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled learning. The comfort of the instructors and learners with the technologies you will use. This post explores each of these building blocks, and in the next we’ll look at specific tools and technologies in each category.

Future of Virtual 3D Environments for Learning

Tony Karrer

Based on the recent Big Question - Learning Technology 2015 – I received an interesting question: "Tony, what do you think of environments like Second Life? Do you think these have a great future in the world of learning for adults?" The basic point of the article is that despite not hearing as much about Second Life and other virtual worlds, a lot is happening where you can’t see it. I’m pretty skeptical about basing it on these technologies.

5 Types of immersive technology for training

Matrix

Quite recently, another one joined the gang: immersive technology. While immersive technology is nothing new, people have started to talk more and more about it in the context of business training only in the last few years or so. Because the real world — which is full of real interruptions — can be completely blocked during the learning process. This depends on the type of immersive technology used though.). 5 Types of immersive technology for training.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication. In the following decades, a number of coding standards have been introduced, adopted by the public, and ultimately discarded when a more efficient standard was invented. It’s versatile, offers good quality at manageable sizes, and, as mentioned earlier, is compatible virtually everywhere. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

So which technologies will deliver these methodologies in the near future of learning? Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning. But the technology is here, now. Augmented Reality and Virtual reality.