Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP).

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. Now, we have talked about the benefits of social learning.

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Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP).

Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

For those of us who have spent a number of years working in online learning, the idea that a group can collaborate asynchronously (not in real-time) on a learning activity is rather taken for granted - not so much 'old hat' as just nothing novel. But in the grand scheme of things it's a relative newcomer and - as is becoming increasingly apparent as I talk to those learning professionals with no online experience - not an obvious thing to do.

5 Ways to Incorporate Social Learning in Your Training

eThink Education

While it is true that each employee has his or her own unique style of learning, there are certain fundamental principles that can aid an organization in developing talent , boosting productivity , and supporting the unique needs of their teams. ?In What is social learning ? .

How to design a great social learning experience for remote learners with an LMS

Matrix

Social learning occurs pretty much anytime, anywhere, both through face-to-face interaction in the workplace and online. That’s why L&D departments need to incorporate social learning into all training programs. Forums.

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

The vast majority of online articles about e-learning are about compliance training or academic e-courses, so why would you do things differently? Behaviour change is complex because there are a whole range of factors that influence people’s attitudes – not just the few you can offer in a typical e-learning module. However, it’s likely that most of the AHA moments and real change will be achieved by giving time to people to think before they contribute, i.e. asynchronously.

Applying Social Learning Theory to eLearning

LearnUpon

Albert Bandura’s social learning theory hypothesizes that we learn by observing and modeling the behavior of others. This theory has been pivotal in understanding how we learn, and how to create the best environment for learning to occur in. The question is, can social learning be transferred to be social eLearning? In this post, we take a look at Bandura’s theory in the context of a Learning Management System.

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective ELearning

Training Industry

We are social creatures by nature. In fact, unless you’re a Himalayan yogi, long-term social isolation can have negative mental impacts. It’s no surprise that social interaction plays a role in learning. Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. Observational learning Where is the first place you go when you want to learn something new?

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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9 tips for successfully including peer collaboration in an online course

The eLearning Nomad

Many of our clients run successful collaborative eWorkshops (mostly asynchronous, so no or few webinars ). Asynchronous collaboration often goes deeper. Make sure the learning task is collaborative, not cooperative. In general, we’re totally off track when it comes to assessment in adult learning, but that’s for another blog post. Similarly, it’s important to provide a plenary forum alongside the team forums to do this.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. I have been writing about MOOCs in the space of corporate learning for some time now. Apart from the content, MOOCs are characterized by the discussions that take place around the content – in the forums, on Google hangout, over twitter. Discussions can take place in the online forum or over lunch and coffee.

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. Online Collaborative Learning helps us explore ways to think, to innovate, to develop problem-solving skills and to seek conceptual understanding.

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

It’s a typical ‘application’ question, it brings real-life to the learning process, and it asks the students to apply what they know to a new or different situation… so all good right? The first student to post (a good ‘learning’ strategy to have! Most likely they’ll find an answer in the forum that reflects what they wanted to say. Instead, apply problem-based learning principles when conceptualizing what your students will DO (not just talk about). All asynchronous.

Organising another webinar? Don’t mistake convenience for relevance

The eLearning Nomad

Time and again when I ask training organisers why they choose to use the webinar format, it comes down to a few factors only: it’s easier (than any other type of online learning), it’s cheaper (than any other type of delivery method), and it’s supposed to be motivational to be online together. I’m also searching for a webinar that convinces me that without being there with all the other people at the same time, I wouldn’t have been able to pick up the ‘learning’ on offer.

Top 6 Cornerstone Alternatives and Cornerstone Competitors in 2020!

Paradiso

Cornerstone learning an award-winning learning management system (LMS) enables companies to create a culture of continuous learning and train their employees as per the requirement. Docebo is a software used as a full training tool for service learning platforms.

The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

In this article, I’ll explore everything eLearning pros need to know about the Authentic Learning Model. Everything eLearning Pros Need To Know About The Authentic Learning Model. The Authentic Learning Model centers on self-guided exploration, group discussions, and real-world challenges. For example, they utilize their newfound skills to complete a task during a virtual eLearning simulation, which reduces the workplace learning curve.

Some Commonly Asked Questions on E-learning Course

Dynamic Pixel

Everyone can design an average e-learning course, however, there are only few who can structure and device an out of the box course to make it stand out from others. What are the top prevailing and future trends of E-learning courses ? Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Paradiso vs SAP Litmos – Who’s the winner?

PSB

An LMS comes up with a wide range of essential features and facilitates blended learning, social learning, and mobile learning. There is a number of the best LMS vendors in the market who provide advanced learning platforms and unique learning solutions.

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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.

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. Discussions can take place in the online forum or over lunch and coffee.

TalentLMS vs SAP Litmos – Who’s the winner?

PSB

TalentLMS and SAP Litmos both offer advanced learning platform that helps you to achieve your personalized learning goals. TalentLMS and SAP Litmos, both LMS vendors, are well-known names in the LMS market and offer the best learning tools. Introduction.

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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.

Key principles to consider when designing eLearning courses

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

In the rapidly evolving field of online education, there is a massive influx of teachers who, trying to fi in the shoes of instructional designers (ID), are trying to implement distance learning for their students. Key issues when designing e-learning programs. Social learning.

Building a modern Virtual Learning Environment in your LMS

Matrix

There are a variety of e-learning technologies and strategies that can be implemented in corporate education to achieve better results. E-learning today is limitless when it comes to designing creative virtual learning environments (VLE). Digital learning is the future.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. Rigorous Learning Objectives and Expectations. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory.

The Hottest eLearning Buzzwords for 2018 – Part 02: Countdown From 10 to 6

Adobe Captivate

Honorable Mention: Learning Management Systems. Asynchronous Learning. A couple of buzzwords popped up that centered on how distance learning technology can provide greater flexibility in the scheduling and location of learning. Asynchronous Learning meets this need by allowing learners to take courses at a time and place that is convenient for them. Social Learning. Welcome to the second installment of the Hottest Buzzwords for 2018.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 31, 2020

Mike Taylor

“The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.” — Rosalyn Yalow. Microsoft’s Announcement Changes the Future of Learning — Here’s What You Need to Know. Microsoft has announced a “new learning app for MS Teams”.

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. Discussions can take place in the online forum or over lunch and coffee.

Top 6 Paradiso LMS Alternatives and Paradiso LMS Competitors in 2021!

PSB

With the advancement in online training and learning, learning management systems are high in-demand as they are flexible and offer seamless learning and training experience. Introduction.

Top 6 Paradiso LMS Alternatives and Paradiso LMS Competitors in 2021!

PSB

With the advancement in online training and learning, learning management systems are high in-demand as they are flexible and offer seamless learning and training experience. Introduction.

24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

In this article, I share 24 best practices as you shift from classroom training to a remote learning mode. With travel restrictions and social distancing in play, Virtual Training is the most sought-after solution today for remote learning. Personalize the learning journey.

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Formal and Informal Learning: What’s the difference?

LearnUpon

Every learning and development team has one ultimate goal. Formal and informal learning are two opposing learning styles. So, let’s dive in, scrutinize each, and figure out which learning practice will work best for your organization. . What is formal and informal learning? . Formal learning is learning that is delivered “in a systematic intentional way”. Informal learning is on the other end of the spectrum. Informal learning methods.

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.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. Rigorous Learning Objectives and Expectations. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory.

MOOCs in the Workplace and Heutagogy

ID Reflections

which while not as far reaching as MOOCs, further stretches the boundaries of online learning. MOOCs--for all the debate, angst and confusion surrounding them--have changed the face of online education and learning for good. In this blog post, I am going to discuss why I think MOOCs are here to stay, and the impact they are likely to have on workplace learning and the way we learn. I have been a lurker on the forums. But does that mean I have not learned?

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Top 6 Canvas Alternatives and Canvas Competitors in 2021!

PSB

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.