Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?
FEBRUARY 6, 2008
MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities."