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?

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.

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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?

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?

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?

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning

Capytech

Tips to Transform Instructor-Led Training to E-Learning. In a previous blog , we looked at the three main reasons for transforming instructor-led training to e-learning. To quickly recap, the three reasons are: You’ll get a better return on investment with e-learning. In this blog, we’ll look at essential tips you should be aware of when you transform instructor-led training to e-learning. Don’t Just Convert PowerPoint Slides to an E-Learning Course.

Course Continuity Planning: Preparing Your Learners for the Unexpected

eThink Education

When building a learning program, it’s important to consider how you can maintain and progress in the face of any disruptions to your traditional training models. Technology, which is the cornerstone of digital learning, can be one of the more frustrating parts of remote instruction.

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.

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.

Building a Modern Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

eThink Education

As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, now more than ever is the time to break away from traditional learning methods and start incorporating modern technologies and blended learning experiences into your training and education programs.

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Blended Learning: What It Is, Why It Matters & How to Apply

learnWorlds

Blended learning is an educational approach that combines both traditional ways of teaching (e.g., If you are an educator interested in getting to know more about blended learning, you have come to the right place. What is Blended Learning in the Classroom?

Best Learning Experience Platforms to Consider for Online Education

Hurix Digital

LMS and traditional classes, though educational, don’t always provide for students’ varying learning abilities. Learning experience platforms solve this problem entirely. Some students may learn better through text material, while others might find videos more engaging; LXPs take care of different learning abilities in students. LXPs help educators by turning course material into engaging learning experiences.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. Using content curated from around your organisation or the wider web, Curatr allows course designers to challenge learners to take part in conversations and contribute back to the learning environment with content of their own devising. This active-style of learning – where people actually contribute back to the platform as well as consuming content, has led to excellent results.

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The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training

CommLab India

In simple words, e-learning has brought the classroom to the learners’ doorstep. What makes e-learning so popular? Let’s now look at a few forms of e-learning used to facilitate knowledge transfer. Web-based learning. On the flip side, to embrace this learning, the learner needs to meet a certain set of system requirements (additional bandwidth and software). CD-ROM based learning. Mobile Learning. Collaborative learning.

Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

How does this relate to social learning? Can introverts engage in social learning? It could be that introverted professionals prefer to go through individual e-learning models and more extroverted professionals in social learning activities. Our aim is to find out what the difference is between both groups and how you can use this in your design of social learning processes. What are learning preferences of the introvert and extrovert professional ?

10 Skills Assessment Tools

Ed App

EdApp is an award-winning learning management system for both personal and enterprise use. Quizzes can be answered by a group of “players”, all at the same time which is usually used in synchronous learning where active participation of learners is highly encouraged.

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . Learning Management System Benefits. Centralized Learning. Social Learning Support.

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10 Computer based training tools

Ed App

For example, IBM recently reported saving $200 million after switching to e-learning. With the e-learning market size expected to be worth over $50 billion by 2026, finding the best computer based training tools for your business makes sense.

10 Active Learning Methods for Super Engaged Corporate Learners

eFront

With emphasis on process, performance, and employee motivation as the keys to success, there is no denying the fact that learning has become a barometer of an organization’s competitiveness. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. First, there is a definite need to adapt active learning activities. How to promote active learning?

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Until recently, digital video was underutilized by technology-enabled learning solutions. But now video-centered training is going mainstream, thanks to the rise of modern cloud-based learning platforms , high-speed wireless networks, connected mobile devices, social media channels and live video streaming standards like WebRTC. 10 Ways Digital Video Is Redefining Learning. 2) Peer-to-Peer Collaboration. 3) Support for “Paid” Online Learning Customers.

Learning Engagement in a Time of Zoom Fatigue

NovoEd

The platform, along with other video services, has been a lifeline for those working, learning, socializing, exercising, and worshipping from home. This level of disengagement is worrying for any aspect of business, but is especially concerning for the success of workplace learning.

Looking ‘Under the Hood’ of MOOCs

e-Learning Academy

There’s lots of excitement about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course); new business models and prestige for education institutions, new opportunities for people from around the world to access learning. Online learning has been around since the 90’s, so frankly I don’t get the hype that MOOCs seem to be causing. So, ensure what they are required to do is meaningful, relevant and interesting – a ‘value add’ learning experience. E-Learning Strategy Our Changing Practice

Connect to Engage: Millennials Want Collaborative, Online Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

In covering the learning and development industry, you hear a lot of buzz around millennials demanding a great deal of flexibility—and there’s truth behind it. We need to be able to access internal information and learning tools wherever we are and collaborate with those further than a few cubicles away. Offering online mentoring and learning opportunities will allow employees of all generations and levels in the organization to collaborate, learn and share ideas more easily.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

I was one of several authors who collaborated on the survey questions and wrote different sections of the report. Oracle's ( Learning Management and PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management but less so it's iLearning ) and SAP Enterprise Learning score better than I would have expected. Other data in the report points to particular barriers and the importance of particular features during Learning Management System (LMS) Selection. CourseMill Learning Manag.

The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

Why companies are taking a wait-and-see approach to virtual leadership development and how striking a balance between technology-based and face-to-face learning is important. Transforming the math that dictates the reach and scale of corporate learning through virtual technology is attracting CLOs’ attention and a growing flow of venture capital. I don’t suspect that we will ever go to a place where we have only technology-based learning or e-learning.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing.