Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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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.

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6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

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. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’. Social learning technologies: 6 benefits.

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.

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. In my opinion, you need to at least think long and hard about moving to a weak-link organization for one key reason: social media. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. As you almost certainly know, the World Cup is currently taking place in Russia.

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

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.

Lessons in Social Learning: What Happens in the Classroom Stays in the Classroom

Mindflash

There is an exciting case study in the August issue of Chief Learning Officer Magazine about how Coldwell Banker uses social learning to get to the learning that is occurring most closely to the actual work in the organization. Social learning and Web 2.0

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Now, I realize there have been a plethora of social learning tools introduced in the last couple years that tout themselves as the application that will revolutionize peer to peer information exchange. The exact lessons that you’ll see on your homepage are unique to you.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out this month’s issue of Learning Solutions magazine, specifically the Nuts & Bolts article by Jane Bozarth in which she discusses using social media tools, like Twitter, to build a personal learning network (PLN).

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today.

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I'm working a lot with sociale media and communities of practice. I'm very happy to work with Ria van Dinteren to prepare a session on Brein meets social media on the 16th of February in the Netherlands. online facilitation social media brain learning elearning

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. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

Games lessons

Clive on Learning

This week's Economist carried an interesting article about the use of video games at school.

The Powerful Lesson Corporate Learning Can Learn From Social Platforms

Learnloft

While many people are curious why they released it, how to use it, and what social platform to choose between the two, this article isn’t for that. Instagram made big news this month releasing a new feature to compete head to head with Snapchat.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Using social media for onboarding. Flip this lesson! Google Exodus: Passover told in social media DAVID WEINBERGER | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. PKM is our part of the social learning contract JANE HART | TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

Now, think about your social media habits. You’ve probably shared a cool pic or an interesting article recently. You might also have liked and commented on your friend’s social media posts. Stories in social media come in a variety of formats.

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. How do you define social learning? I define social learning as participating with others to make sense of new ideas.

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.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

No, we are not isolated learners, but learn our most important lessons whilst in conversation with others. Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes.

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?

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

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

There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

One of the themes of this talk is that social media has irreparably blurred the line between one’s personal persona and one’s professional persona, and that employees best be careful with what they say online, because employers are watching and holding them accountable.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. View all posts by Jolene → ← The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First?

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Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Synchronous learning events and social media technologies allow us to integrate this dimension of learning into the programs we design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Social Media And Learning.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0

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?

Training Gen Z: What Your Youngest Employees Expect From the Workplace

Litmos

This upheaval, and their lifelong exposure to technology and social media, has shaped them in different ways than previous generations. Generation Z grew up with a mobile device in its hand and doesn't remember a time when social media wasn't a part of its life. social.

Learning from Experimentation

Clark Quinn

We were talking about how to lift the game of Modern Workplace Learning , and each had staked out a position, from human performance consulting to social/informal. In fact, celebrate the lesson learned, regardless of success! You also need to have time to extract the lesson!

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. Blog posts provided a guiding theme and then pointed to a web resource such as a YouTube video, or a podcast or a news story article or a case study.