Learning Goes Social

CLO Magazine

Some of the top areas for anticipated L&D technology spending were formal learning methodologies like instructor-led learning delivery, asynchronous e-learning delivery and learning management systems (Figure 2). New technology is empowering employees more than ever to control their own learning and development. As corporate America continues to embrace social tools for learning and development, social learning has shed its reputation as a transient industry buzzword.

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

Google as a Collaborative Tool: Google Groups can be used to facilitate asynchronous class discussions. Google Reader is a Web feed aggregator that allows learners and instructors to collect updates content (blogs, news feeds, podcasts, vodcasts, multimedia, etc.). What do you do when you’re connected and need a quick answer to a question? You probably just “google it” and then click the Wikipedia entry for whatever you’re “googling.&#