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.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

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Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning. In the article What Is Informal Learning? , Informal Learning Need Not Be Unintentional.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. In this section, we focus on how learning has pervaded every sphere of life in a manner that is informal and social. Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process. Learning is Everybody Business.

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

All learning is emotional ; we attach some emotion to everything that passes from short to longer term memory in our brains. If you’re interested you can go learn more here. In 16 th and 17 th century Europe, young adults of the British upper class were expected to spend about two years abroad, visiting the great cities of Europe, learning about art, culture and society. As an independent consultant, I must justify my educational travel to myself and my business partners.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

With this integration, you can have access to your Outlook calendar, chat, document library and mailbox along with all the multiple features that come with Paradiso LMS. Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities. OneDrive for Business.

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.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. But that doesn't mean you have a viable business. State of the Business of Learning Oh, those poor publishing people. Take a look at the Masie – Learning Barometer.

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap, Part Two: Jean Marrapodi

Learning Rebels

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap: Serendipitous Learning. There is something to be said about learning serendipity and ATD ICE (Association for Talent Development International Conference and Expo #ATD2015 ) is full of serendipitous moments. Here now, is Jean’s perspective on the conference and those wonderful serendipitous learning moments. . Be sure to share your favorite learning serendipity story or experience in the comments below! . I’m a learning junkie.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Normally as the calendar shifts from March to April, we celebrate the arrival of warmer weather. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. 6) Business Continuity and Management Resources.

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.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. On the Go – mobile access to documents, files, business presentations regardless of your location – instant access. Social learning takes on a whole new meaning.

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Top 24 LMS Features: The Complete List (2020 Update)

Docebo

A learning management system (LMS) is a powerhouse of knowledge for your organization to store, unpack, and facilitate training (basically, they’re awesome). Learning management systems require time, resources, and maintenance, but if you end up with a platform that requires too much of any of these, an LMS can actually inhibit productivity and learning from happening (womp womp womp ). Social learning tools. Personalized learning paths. m-learning).

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Top 24 LMS Features: The Complete List (2020 Update)

Docebo

A learning management system (LMS) is a powerhouse of knowledge for your organization to store, unpack, and facilitate training (basically, they’re awesome). Learning management systems require time, resources, and maintenance, but if you end up with a platform that requires too much of any of these, an LMS can actually inhibit productivity and learning from happening (womp womp womp ). Social learning tools. Personalized learning paths. m-learning).

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Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful

Docebo

This isn’t a scalable solution because experts are busy people since nobody else can do their job, so relying on them can quickly lead to burn out. That approach of searching out who might have the right information is reflective of the 70:20:10 model of learning, where 70% of someone’s learning happens via on-the-job experiences, 20% through interactions with their peers, and just 10% in traditional, instructor-led classroom environments.

LMS Key Features Facilitate eLearning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. In other words, eLearning is learning that happens online. Most often, online learning that takes place in a corporate setting is delivered through an LMS, also referred to as a social learning management system or an eLearning platform. Truly, mobile learning is the epitome of convenience.

An LMS Balances the Needs of Companies and Employees

TOPYX LMS

A business organization tends to thrive on systematic processes, whereas its employees desire to accomplish unique and purposeful tasks that give them a sense of meaning. As a result of the impersonal needs of a business, employees often feel like cogs in a machine, which lowers their overall productivity and squelches their creativity. Have you observed this within your own business? After all, an LMS is not referred to as a social learning management system for nothing.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-28

Jane Hart

My webinar slides “Social Media and its impact on how we learn in the workplace&# now available here [link] # sociallearn #. link] <OMG, no social learning there then #. “An apostrophe Is the difference between a business that knows its shit and a business that knows it’s shit&# [link] <LOL #. RT @ alc47 Why people don’t engage with learning – more about the environment than the content [link] #.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. According to Josh Bersin, author of the article The Red Hot Market for Learning Management Systems, “ The (LMS) market is well over $2.5 How Learning Management Systems Benefit All Kinds of Companies.

How to Make Training Fun with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

As a result of this disengagement, many people willingly admit to disliking learning. This is unfortunate since learning is absolutely necessary to professional success. Some types of learning, such as social learning, are considered by most people to be enjoyable. The good news is, over 70 percent of what we learn is absorbed socially , through life experiences. The other 30 percent of learning is formally structured and happens “on purpose.”

4 Ways an LMS Facilitates Competency-Based Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Some examples of competencies organizations might use would be business acumen, emotional stability, interaction with others, problem solving, use of software tools, and work ethic. Notice that they are a combination of both skills such as ‘business acumen’ and ‘use of software tools’ and behaviors such as ‘emotional stability’ and ‘work ethic.’ Blended learning is another type of training that can be useful. Employee competency is beyond valuable in today’s global workforce.

Can an LMS Increase Mindfulness in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

The answer is “by delivering mindfulness training via multimodal learning.” Because, an LMS allows company leaders to implement multimodal employee training on mindfulness via mobile learning, webinars, peer-to-peer learning networks, and even live, onsite training. An LMS is an excellent tool for delivering mindfulness training through multimodal learning, and therefore promoting mindfulness in the workplace. LMS Features that Facilitate Multimodal Learning.

How the LMS will evolve into LXP

Matrix

A modern LMS acts as a learning hub, and usually includes features for creating and managing courses, quizzes, competencies, resources, users, communications, groups, gamification, news feed, calendars, and integration with external tools. A business LMS also usually includes support for ad-hoc reporting, learning paths, compliance, and e-commerce. This includes the market for businesses, universities, and K-12. Social learning.

The Best LMS Features that make Paradiso LMS Stand at the Top of the Competition

PSB

Paradiso LMS is equipped with the best LMS features, which help the users to enhance learning, while saving time, resources, and money. . Paradiso LMS is packed with some excellent features which offer the users with impactful learning experiences.

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Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

It is clear that businesses that do not embrace BYOD as a policy run the risk of low productivity, employee dissatisfaction as well as low competitive standing. BYOD as a trend is also affecting corporate learning, as more and more learners opt to learn on their own devices, as per their schedules or pertinent needs. As we discussed in a previous post this year, BYOD is here to stay to provide learning as and when learners need.

Why LMSs will soon have LXP functionality

Matrix

A modern LMS acts as a learning hub, and usually includes features for creating and managing courses, quizzes, competencies, resources, users, communications, groups, gamification, news feed, calendars, and integration with external tools. A business LMS also usually includes support for ad-hoc reporting, learning paths, compliance, and e-commerce. This includes the market for businesses, universities, and K-12. Social learning.

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

What we are drawing on here is the collabing that makes the biggest impact on your business. This generation of learners is more social than they’ve ever been before. Social media, and namely YouTube, have changed the game and made everyone more accessible. We use sites like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook not only to connect with each other, but to learn from one another. What is Collaborative Learning? Corporate Training vs. Collaborative Learning.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning Engages Employees in Training

TOPYX LMS

This means a company employing 100 people doles out $100,000 on learning and development, and an organization with 100,000 employees spends $1 million yearly on training. By offering online learning-based employee training. 5 Reasons Why Online Learning Engages Employees in Training. Company leaders may choose to train their employees through an online platform, in-person, or via a blended learning model, which is a combination of both.

Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Mobile Learning or m-Learning has brought about a revolution in the eLearning industry. From educational institutions to enterprises – every organization is making use of mobile learning platforms to make learning fun and effective. Why Mobile Learning Platforms? As your employees work as a team, it is also important that they learn as a team. Unlike other eLearning courses, m-Learning offers information in bite-sized content.

Paradiso LMS one of the top Learning Management System on the List of Online Learning Platforms

Paradiso

If you are thinking about training your employees or students using virtual education, you must consider this list of online learning platforms. Before making a decision and choosing a Learning Management System or LMS platform you must know the details of eLearning and what it can bring in terms of ROI (Return of Investment) to your company. That’s why hundreds of visionaries in the world of education are adopting the use of learning management systems. 360 Learning LMS.

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The Importance of a Learning Management Strategy

Origin Learning

Instructor- led courses , online and mobile learning modules and a social learning management system to coordinate these as well as the learners: you, as an organization might be using one or more of these platforms to engage your learners. Everybody’s ultimate goal: to hone employees’ talents in a way that can boost your business. Visualize a scenario: You as the Chief Learning Officer, need to set the calendar programs for the coming year.

The Top eLearning Conferences to Attend

LearnUpon

It gives you networking opportunities, you can squeeze the latest insights from industry leaders into a busy few days and give your professional development an extra boost. You also discover new solutions that help better your job and your business’s training. Mark the date on your calendar and we might see you there! Learning Solutions. LearnUpon exhibits our Learning Management System (LMS) every year at the conference too. World of Learning.

From Social Networking to Performance Widgets

Vignettes Learning

Gary VanAntwerp called my attention to this New York Times article At Social Site, Only the Businesslike Need Apply. Microsoft, long covetous of rapidly growing social networking properties, is internally testing a service called TownSquare that allows employees of a company to follow one another's activities on the corporate network. I consider these tools "learning and performance widgets".

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Companies with an adaptive culture that is aligned to their business goals routinely outperform their competitors. The Harvard Business Review described culture as “ the glue that binds an organization together…it’s the hardest thing for competitors to copy. Creativity is what breathes life into a business and gives it a unique flavor. Jenna Goudreau, contributor to Business Insider, mentioned that Apple, FedEx, and Sanofi are “ among the world’s most creative companies.”

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Companies with an adaptive culture that is aligned to their business goals routinely outperform their competitors. The Harvard Business Review described culture as “ the glue that binds an organization together…it’s the hardest thing for competitors to copy. Creativity is what breathes life into a business and gives it a unique flavor. Jenna Goudreau, contributor to Business Insider, mentioned that Apple, FedEx, and Sanofi are “ among the world’s most creative companies.”

Learning Trends 2017

ID Mentors

While their training calendars are full, they continue to adopt a linear, compartmentalized and push-driven approach to learning and performance planning. Organizations in the creative economy demand a quick response to changing business conditions, and need updated information pushed to its employees at the right time. In other words, you need to deliver content to learners in small, specific bursts over time or just when needed – micro-learning.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Learning & Development specialists put a lot of time and effort into developing the best training programs, yet they often fail to have the desired results. Sometimes the assessments done prior to designing the programs are not thorough enough, other times managers prove to be somewhat oblivious to the real learning gaps within their teams and ask for modules that don’t necessarily fit. Learning from others, or observational learning.

Learning Pool’s response to the global pandemic, COVID-19

Learning Pool

For the last 5 months, the Coronavirus outbreak has been a cause for concern for individuals, businesses, Governments and officials worldwide. At Learning Pool, we’ve been concerned about the potential impact the spread of the virus could have on our team, their families and our global client base, as well as doing everything we could to support ‘business as usual’ for both our staff and the clients we serve. . Instructor-led training to online learning .