How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

Although collaborative learning is an essential approach, one can further enhance it with the use of social learning. In this article, we’ll be looking at how you can use social learning to boost collaborative learning. What is social learning? Social learning involves human social efforts, to acquire new behaviors, through observing and imitating others. Asynchronous Form: via group discussion, forums, interaction, seminars, etc.

The role of collaborative learning in a social landscape

Kineo

At Kineo we’ve been considering how collaborative learning can be incorporated into our social strategy. But before we can do that we first need to define collaborative learning. Is it just a synonym for social learning or does it have its own unique identity? For example, is social learning synchronous and collaborative learning asynchronous?

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5 Steps to Create a Collaborative Learning Environment at the Workplace

Hurix Digital

Collaborative learning at the workplace is an effective educational technique for upskilling employees. Implementing collaborative learning strategies can help you boost productivity, understanding, and higher-level thinking in your employees. Adopt decentralized learning.

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Cain uses many interesting examples to explain how this influences our relationships as well as the way we work and learn. The chapter ‘When collaboration kills creativity’ is one that I read very slowly, where I stop and think most. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. And aren’t the extroverts the ones who always prefer collaboration to individual work?

10 Benefits of Asynchronous Learning

Ed App

One of the hottest types of learning these days is asynchronous learning. In fact, you have probably done asynchronous learning at some point in time and not even realized it. So what exactly is asynchronous learning?

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Cain uses many interesting examples to explain how this influences our relationships as well as the way we work and learn. The chapter ‘When collaboration kills creativity’ is one that I read very slowly, where I stop and think most. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. And aren’t the extroverts the ones who always prefer collaboration to individual work?

Q&A: World of Learning Institute

CourseArc

Q&A: World of Learning Institute. World of Learning Institute Works to Ensure World Language Education is Accessible to Everyone. Dr. Patricia “Pat” Mulroy of the World Learning Institute. Support teacher learning and growth every day.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Where do we start?

Q&A: World of Learning Institute

CourseArc

Q&A: World of Learning Institute. World of Learning Institute Works to Ensure World Language Education is Accessible to Everyone. Dr. Patricia “Pat” Mulroy of the World Learning Institute. Support teacher learning and growth every day.

An Overview on Virtual Training Delivery Methods

Infopro Learning

You can find out which one content delivery methods are apt option for your organization by learning more about them. 1- Synchronous Learning. When all trainees are participating simultaneously, it is known as synchronous learning. It allows real-time collaborative learning.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

G-Cube

Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. A blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. A successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure. Existing capabilities of learners as well as their receptiveness towards a new learning platform also needs to be ascertained.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. Employees, who have been using emails and, perhaps, mailing lists and google groups till then as their mode of communication and collaboration, are now expected to use the collaboration platform for their day to day business.

Captivate Twitter Widget- download it now on Captivate Exchange!

Adobe Captivate

This widget provides a great opportunity for Captivate users to foray into collaborative learning and social learning. The demo shows how an eLearning course has been integrated with Twitter to enable collaborative learning. The twitter widget allows the users to collaborate with their fellow students even in an asynchronous elearning setting; and also catalyzes teacher-learner interaction.

eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. Ultimately, the multi-user touch surface of the SMARTboard 6000 and 7000 series allow a myriad of operations and learning opportunities that I am keen to explore with my students. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Getting Learners to Collaborate in a Virtual Learning Environment

ScholarLMS

Traditional learning environments serve as natural hubs of social or collaborative learning. Collaborative learning in virtual or online learning environments, on the other hand, happens only if learning programs support and promote interactivity and learner engagement.

Best Types of Online Learning to Motivate Your Employees

eloomi

Types of online learning for employees This blog post gives you a summary of the best online learning types and methods to better navigate the world of employee training. H aving multiple learning o pportunities is important because memory works differently for each person.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

Do you need more time to teach the topic to get students to the same learning outcomes? What learning outcomes are “nice-to-haves” that you can reduce to focus on the“must-have” outcomes? Your teachers (and students) should be able to focus on content, not learning a new tool.

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360Learning LMS vs Crossknowledge Learning Suite: Which is better?

PSB

360Learning and CrossKnowledge are the most recommended platforms that offer blended learning solutions. Understanding 360Learning LMS and Crossknowledge Learning Suite. 360Learning LMS empowers employees to drive growth and culture through collaborative learning.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

Do you need more time to teach the topic to get students to the same learning outcomes? What learning outcomes are “nice-to-haves” that you can reduce to focus on the“must-have” outcomes? Your teachers (and students) should be able to focus on content, not learning a new tool.

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Boost Learners Efficiency With Blended Learning

PSB

Introduction to Blended learning. Blended learning is a term that is increasingly used to describe how e-learning combines traditional teaching methods and independent learning into a hybrid teaching method.

Learning and Development in the Remote Workplace

CLO Magazine

This shift creates some new and interesting challenges for learning leaders. In the past, they could offer pre-learning in asynchronous e-learning modules and either reinforce or introduce more complex, application-based training via instructor-led events.

Edcast Alternatives and Competitors of 2021

PSB

Edcast is a unified learning experience platform that provides end-to-end employee experience with collaboration tools, document management, and content management. It helps transform learning and development and accelerate digital adoption and expertise building.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. As we also learn through an inner conversation with ourselves. In his book, Thought, and Language, Vygotsky makes the argument that thought is an inner conversation with ourselves, a collaboration turned inward.

Active Learning in the Online Classroom: Examples and Ideas

E-Learning Acupuncture

Someone recently told me that they heard of an approach where all the boring content delivery lecture material is put online so that more active learning can take place in the classroom. They then asked me if this was the best approach for online learning? What they were describing is blended learning or the “flipped” classroom approach. Good blended classrooms have a significant amount of active learning.

10 Sales Coaching Tools

Ed App

Using active learning , your team can engage with bite-sized lessons that are easier to digest and to retain. Features: Course library, authoring tool, cross-platform, microlearning, active learning, rapid refresh.

Top 6 Canvas Alternatives and Canvas Competitors in 2020!

Paradiso

Canvas LMS is an open-source cloud-based application that comes with an astounding list of features and provides an engaging learning environment available for its users. Perfect for blended learning programs , Canvas LMS with its open architecture offers unlimited integration possibilities.

How Can L&D Teams Design a Virtual Learning Journey that Delivers Seamless Training Results

EI Design

In this article, I share strategies that L&D teams can use to design their Virtual Learning journey and deliver seamless training results. L&D teams clearly need to have an effective strategy in place to design their Virtual Learning journey that delivers seamless training results.

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Learning and Development in the Remote Workplace

CLO Magazine

This shift creates some new and interesting challenges for learning leaders. In the past, they could offer pre-learning in asynchronous e-learning modules and either reinforce or introduce more complex, application-based training via instructor-led events. Schedule a time and onsite location, then conduct instructor-led employee training where the instructor could truly manage an individual’s learning experience and foster collaboration among peers.

The Essential Guide on How to Create Cohort-Based Courses

learnWorlds

Register for Free. --> With a cohort-based course , however, you get something totally different, and its distinctness has made cohort-based learning so popular today. But, what is cohort-based learning? What is the purpose of cohort learning? Passive learning.

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Elements of Blended Learning Strategies

Origin Learning

Blended learning is a powerful approach to make training an inherent part of corporate culture. Not only does it reduce the reliance on traditional classroom training, it also makes sure that learning is an all-time, enterprise-wide activity which learners can undertake at their own pace. Today’s blended learning strategies focus on how to combine the various learning techniques to achieve the overall aim of knowledge building. E-Learning. M-Learning.

10 Game Based Learning Platforms

Ed App

Game based learning platforms are designed to increase learner engagement and productivity by incorporating gaming elements into the training strategy. We’ve curated a list of game based learning platforms below that highlights their key features such as game elements and templates.

Decided to get Mooc'ed

Moodle Journal

The theme was connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching through Second Life. The live presentations included speakers reflective process on teaching and learning in fully online and blended learning formats. I was also pleased to see that Moodle was being used for asynchronous work with the synchronous side of things handled by WizIQ & Second Life. This guide covers: Why use game-based learning? Having read about them.

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3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

One of the biggest benefits of e-learning is the flexibility it offers, learners anywhere around the world can all become a part of the same course and learning community. With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories. What is Synchronous Learning?

What are the top characteristics of the online teaching system?

Pinlearn

When you consider establishing the best online teaching system, you need to think about facilitating a flexible learning system within a structured, private, yet always open environment. There is no point in promising your users of a highly advanced learning management system but failing to deliver it. Your existing and potential students will have to see a clear course page with proper description, learning objectives, and videos of you presenting the subject.

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Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies

eFront

And all of those different parts of your company, on the micro- and the macro- scale, collaborate towards your end goals. That, apparently, is how people best learn things too. The same goes in school, where teamwork and collaboration have long been encouraged, or in a corporate training setting, which increasingly sees “collaborative learning” approaches becoming more popular. Effective Team Learning.

Re-designing your L&D strategy for the hybrid workplace

TalentLMS

There’s a learning curve to managing and training a hybrid workforce. But, with the right strategies, you can roll out effective training and provide all your employees with a quality learning experience. 6 learning strategies for the hybrid workplace.

How Online Programs are Transforming Higher Education Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning is simple, self-paced, interactive, and convenient. It’s no wonder that students are increasingly opting for online learning over face-to-face classroom programs. The following are some of the benefits of online learning for higher education students: 1.

10 Learning Engagement Platforms

Ed App

Here are 10 learning engagement platforms you can look into: Learning Engagement Platform #1 – EdApp. EdApp is a learning management system (LMS) that specializes in learning engagement, with their microlearning and gamification approach in training.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. Collaboration and Innovation – Google’s g2g.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

The huge wave of internet in last few decades has led to the evolution of online based user experience, whether it’s about searching, marketing, shopping and learning. 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. Online education: Learning and teaching in cyberspace.