Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. It encourages learners to speak out more and share their views in the social space.

What NOT to do in L&D

Litmos

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. Performance support and social networks are two other key elements, and don’t neglect them. Instead, you want to celebrate, not the mistake, but the lesson learned.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

15] Mobile devices and applications with wireless networking, high-speed computers and networks, and the computing cloud have deeply impacted and developed information science and information services.[16] Please let me know if you write about it or comment on social media.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day. Use Social Media To Your Advantage. So, why not use that to your advantage by incorporating social media into your microlearning strategy.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. This is also a great area for addressing performance concerns and sharing “lessons learned”. Get Social Online.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video learning and other online modes that are extensively being used all over the world. As per Keardley (2000) [2] , online learning has become a social activity like an individual one.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. If you want to read further articles you will find many more that I have saved in my 2012 Reading List. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Through LearnDash, your users can get a robust learning experience and also the latest social learning trends, and gamification is supported. in the lessons.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

The Social Learning Gamble. 87% of employees believe that social knowledge sharing is essential. Roughly 60% of companies use some form of social learning. This brilliant article encapsulates the challenges of concentrating on one task at a time.

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Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Twitter: My first port-of-call every morning to get daily insights into what my wider network is reporting. I use Facebook for family and personal friends, and Twitter for my professional social network. This social magazine has replaced a number of different interfaces for me.

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

Learning Wire

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. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

How Training Can Help Restore Credibility to the Mortgage Industry

Mindflash

EST) in which he’ll discuss this article, plus other answer other training questions. One of our executives at Allonhill often sends around links to articles she has read with her direct reports, and then discusses them during staff meetings. Embrace Social Learning.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. After all, social networks are a great place for interaction, collaboration, and information sharing, which are the cores of social learning.

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If I type 'discrimination' I get 3 articles (see image) The brain bot op Twitter. Then we come to the social component. Many companies invest in chat bots because messaging apps (like whatsapp) are currently used more than social networks.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Facebook makes it easy to network and interact with other virtual students, and because most people know how to use Facebook they don’t need to become familiar with a new platform. Official citation for this article is: Souleles, N. Official citation for this article is: Irwin, C.,

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. 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. What is social learning? Social Learning

Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

Clive Shepherd in ‘The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual’ describes elearning as ‘ when we use computers and the networks to which these are linked, to in some way support the learning process’. Self-study lessons (sometimes still known as CBT).

Mobile Learning: What the Experts are Saying

Growth Engineering

The ability for a learner to consume lessons in an environment of their choosing will maximise engagement with the content. Benjamin is a lecturer at George Mason University, where he stresses the potential of social learning within mobile learning.

Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training

Mindflash

Designing training in short bursts allows you to pilot short lessons, gather feedback, iterate, and plan the next training slice. Take learning to the next level by making the game social—learners can post scores, earn certificates, team up, and keep playing for deeper understanding.

Avoiding Virtual World Mistakes

Kapp Notes

These are social networks or experiential learning environments.a A group of avatars in a corporate virtual world wondering what is going on?

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Leverage the social network. A few years ago, Noah Goldstein and his colleagues ran an experiment to determine how social norms can impact individual choices. You can harness this social power by incorporating peer-to-peer coaching and support in your implementation plans.

ASTD's Big Question for December 2008: New Learning

Kapp Notes

Here are a few of the lessons I have learned. Mostly about finding a good "model" for mobile learning course design, how others tend to view immersive learning environments and how Social Media is taking off in the least likely places.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. Use social networking platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

This article offers insights and views on Digital Learning Readiness (DLR) and provides guidelines how to implement it in your corporate learning environment. Staff at all levels are learning through experience, social networks and formal learning.

10 eLearning Resources for Teachers to Use in the Upcoming Academic Year

DigitalChalk eLearning

And this is because students are expecting to be surprised with innovative lessons and learning materials. Just browse through them and pick the most suitable ones for your lesson plans. Use this tool to create attractive lessons and evaluations.

The Science of Connection

CLO Magazine

This story was told by a Zappos employee and quoted in a June 2017 Forbes article, “Tony Hsieh Reveals the Secret to Zappos’ Customer Service Success in One Word.” But its lesson isn’t about flowers. This creates social connection to build lifelong customers. “It’s

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

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Welcome to Nicktropolis (must be under age 14 to enter)

Kapp Notes

So…I'm not sure those kids are really going to want to listen to that 45 minute static history lesson or, when they grow up…take that mind-numbing, page-turning e-learning course you developed.