Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

7 of our best blog posts on building community during quarantine. As we’re all social distancing right now, it may seem like an odd time to talk about social learning. How can anyone engage in social learning when we’re all staying home?

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Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed. Social Learning in an LMS. Social tools within the new generation of LMSs encourage group collaboration and discussion.

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How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. A lot of social learning is already happening on the mobile platform. You forward informative or entertaining messages, access social media to know what’s happening around, read and share content and what not.

Foster Social learning through LMS

PSB

Why use social learning? In today’s digital world, where distance learning is an increasingly a popular option, educators need to adapt collaborative learning methods to an online environment to help students learn and make them happy. AI writer Blog

Free Webinar on July 26! Social Learning & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

The title is Beyond The Buzz Phrase: Social Learning & LMS Gamification In Real Life. They are the two of the most popular buzz phrases in the Learning and Development industry—social learning and gamification. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification and social learning LMS features can do for your training program. Social Learning & LMS Gamification appeared first on eLearning.

Free Webinar: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Social learning has been the most discussed topic during my webinars over the past six months! Learning professionals face many challenges when implementing social learning, and yet the potential payoff is huge in terms of learner engagement. If social learning and gamification are priorities for you in 2019, come join one of our last group discussions of the year. Moderate and aggregate user-generated learning content.

The Neuroscience of Social Learning

Ed App

Social learning is crafted to tailor learning to the individual needs and preferences of the modern learner. It is designed in a way that increases the motivation and desire for individuals to learn, contributing to personal and professional development.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. What is Social Learning? This is social learning.

How To Enhance Virtual Learning With The Help Of Social Learning

Tesseract Learning

A virtual learning environment is a medium of learning where learners go through courses, study materials and learning aids through an online medium. Given this context, learners can access learning materials through peer-to-peer collaboration networks such as forums.

Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On December 13, I facilitated a group discussion of some of the most popular topics in the learning technology space. Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification from Katrina Baker. In this session, Katrina Marie Baker, Adobe’s Senior Learning Evangelist, will explore three engagement enhancement options and discuss their potential to enhance the learning culture within your organization.

Additional Class Available on December 18! Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

A second session of Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification will happen on December 18, thanks to the Association for Talent Development! Click here to join our free group discussion of some of the most popular topics in the learning technology space. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification, user-generated content, and social learning LMS features can do for your training program.

10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

Most learning by its nature is a social process since the knowledge we need to succeed in society is embedded within a cultural context. In this article, we will take a look at ten different social learning platforms that are free for teachers and learners.

How To Enhance Virtual Learning With The Help Of Social Learning

QuoDeck

A virtual environment is a medium of learning where learners go through courses, study materials and learning aids through an online medium. Virtual learning offers activities, interactions, and resources within a course structure and provides different levels of assessment.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. Industry Social Learning LMS Feature Set.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making. By tapping this vast cache of video content, I can quickly learn how to solve each level (once I’ve tried and given up). A personal emotional investment creates a desire to return to a social media platform and to participate.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

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 SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

This Week on #TalkTech: Replacing the Next Button, Gamification for Sales Reps and 4 Pillars of Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

The jury is still out on whether this was an April Fools joke or not, but I came across a fascinating post on the Multimedia Learning blog this week. Ask Learners to Prove They’re Learning With NEXTCHA. Topic #2: Why does gamification motivate sales reps to learn? Gamification makes a ton of sense for motivating people like sales reps. Motivating Your Sales Reps to Learn. The 4 Pillars of Gamification.

Social play can be Social Learning

Ideaon

I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. When I ask about social learning in the work place, I normally get blank stares from potential clients, “Do you mean I should allow my employees play on Facebook at work?” This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learning as social playing.

Why is a Social Learning Platform so Important?

HT2 Labs

Since Curatr’s conception in 2010, Social Learning has been at the forefront of the Curatr story, with HT2 Labs striving to create exceptional learning experiences for learners around the globe. In December 2018, HT2 Labs were awarded Gold for Best Advance in Social Learning for Curatr LXP, the Social Learning Platform, at the Brandon Hall Excellence Awards. What is Social Learning? Social Learning

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. I’m looking forward to Bob Little’s next round of E-Learning Movers and Shakers. E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2015 – My annual list of major PD events for e-learning pro’s down under. Game-based learning on a shoestring – GBL can be surprisingly effective, and it doesn’t have to break the bank.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers know we strive to make this blog a hub for corporate learning professionals. Our goal is to educate and inform, and to that end we invest considerable time creating and researching content that the learning and development community will find useful. To me, the seven top articles from the past year are really a checklist of what’s important and pressing to learning professionals. We simply had too much content for one blog!

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. Gamification.

Tapping into the Intangible: Qualifying the Psychology of Gamification

Dashe & Thomson

In a nutshell, gamification techniques strive to leverage people’s natural desires, ranging from competition to achievement to self-expression to closure. While there are a lot of resources being invested in these strategies, there aren’t many that are doing it particularly… Continue Reading The post Tapping into the Intangible: Qualifying the Psychology of Gamification appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Gamification corporate training

Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

This month, the Learning Circuits Blog is back with its first “real” big question since Tony Karrer took a break from managing the blog. In the new format of a different industry thought leader managing the blog each month, Ben Betts is up to bat for October. Mr. Betts is the Managing Director for HT2 and his big question for this month is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?”

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6 Killer Examples Of Gamification In eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Gamification in eLearning is fast emerging as an effective technique to engage learners. It has found its place under the sun for serious learning (that is, meeting specified learning outcomes). In this article, I will share 6 examples that outline how we have created immersive learning experiences using gamification for varied training needs like induction and onboarding, professional skills enhancement, compliance, soft skills enhancement, and behavioral change programs.

How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?

EI Design

In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. I will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. Collaborative learning has always had a positive impact on learners. What Ιs Social Learning? Just-in-time learning aids.

Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

Have you ever come across a situation where you learned skills or behaviors from observing others? You may have learned from observing a friend, a supervisor, a teacher or even strangers at times. I bet most of you would observe others performing these tasks and learn from them. Most of the time, we humans learn unfamiliar tasks by observing others. This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory.

How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce

Docebo

What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning? Social learning is a theory by psychologist Albert Bandura that suggests learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement. Social learning is the 20% within the 70+20+10 learning model. Learning by example.

5 Examples Of Gamification Strategies For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will highlight why you should adopt gamification strategies for your varied training needs. Effective Gamification Strategies For Corporate Training. Usage of gamification strategies for corporate training, particularly for serious learning to meet specific learning outcomes, is more than a buzz today. Take a look at the following stats: Worldwide revenues for game-based learning products reached $2.6

How to Be a Third World Farmer (or, A Few Thoughts on Gamification)

Dashe & Thomson

Andersen on her blog Busynessgirl. Though not an avid gamer, I did have a quick look through some of the offerings, and soon found a fun game entitled 3rd World Farmer, […] The post How to Be a Third World Farmer (or, A Few Thoughts on Gamification) appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Gamification A couple of weeks ago I stumbled on a brilliant mind map of “Serious Games” compiled by Maria H.

7 Gamification Techniques For Corporate Training That Work

Adobe Captivate

While gamification has been in use for corporate training for several years, there is still a lingering doubt on its impact. In this article, I share 7 gamification techniques for corporate training that work! What Gamification Techniques For Corporate Training Still Work? Gamification techniques use elements and principles of gaming to create an engaging learning experience. Gamification techniques can be effectively used to: Have fun and learn.

eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

eLearning Trends: Gamification. At the end of 2015, Gamification was the hot trend. We saw analysts predict the continued rise of gamification in 2016. However, our research has shown that associations are lukewarm on the idea of gamification. In that case, we have a very clear indication that gamification was successful.’”. He found “strong support for leaderboards if designed appropriately in the learning context.” eLearning Trends: Social Learning.

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Gamification In Learning: Featuring Gains Through A Serious Game Concept

Adobe Captivate

Wikipedia defines Gamification as “the use of game thinking and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage users in solving problems”. While Gamification has been applied in several domains, our focus has been on its application in learning. Research certainly confirms the advantages of learning through Gamification. Let me share a case study that compares the gains in learning achieved through serious game concept vs a traditional eLearning approach.

10 Gamification pitfalls to avoid when designing online training

Matrix

When it comes to e-learning, gamification is presented as probably the most significant thing that has happened in the field in a long time. While all that is true, and I advocate for employing game mechanics in e-learning design, there are also several pitfalls to be aware of.

The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

The 3 C’s of social learning for associations will help you decide what approach works best for your association members when incorporating social learning into the design of education programs. What is Social Learning? Like many individuals and organizations in modern society, associations maintain social media profiles for sharing content of interest to their members. How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? .

Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

As the great Albert Einstein once said: “Once you stop learning, you start dying.”. When done exceptionally, continuous learning can foster talent that is constantly innovating, rethinking, and formulating new strategies to better your business. What is continuous learning?

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

Gamification. Once again Gamification tops the list of eLearning trends for 2016, as more training departments and continuing education providers seek new methods to engage learners and increase retention. In fact, Deloitte predicts that gamification “will grow to more than a $2.8 Attendees at the Training conference were especially interested in badging and leaderboards to enhance training with competition and social sharing of achievements. Social Learning.