Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? It states thatan individual acquires a considerable chunk of knowledge by simply observing others in regard to social interactions, experiences etc.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. A Flash History of Knowledge Management. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. If knowledge transfer has grown into a complex system, it’s only because the nature of organizations to pile on layers of management seeking justify the effort and deflect external examination has become endemic. What is Knowledge Management.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. I hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. Enter social business!

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Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

6 Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al. 7 Knowledge Management/Workplace learning/Innovation/Business Collaboration Morten Hansen. 9 Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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The Science of Bite Size Content: How Chunked Learning Appeals to Your Audience

All Roads

Given this challenge, how do you effectively educate your stakeholders — the people who depend on your knowledge to do their jobs, invest in your business, or purchase your products and services? Its purpose is twofold: to reduce the “cognitive load” on the working memory and to give the new information meaning and context. Running Memory: Your Secret to Knowledge Transfer That Works. Testing, Testing: Reinforce Learning to Add Better Value to Your Knowledge Service.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first.

Tips for Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Retold for instructional designers on focusing on the big picture and business impact rather than getting lost in the details of “order taking” for developing courses. Activate prior knowledge. Manage cognitive load.

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Learning Resources from Informal Learning (Jay Cross): Part 1

ID Reflections

Apart from the book, which is a must read for anyone interested in the field of learning, the resource links are gold mines of knowledge, information and insights. Gurteen Knowledge Center : Knowledge Management, learning, creativity, personal development, innovation.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world. Cognitive diversity is what helps us to make sense in the face of complexity.

How To Create Engaging eLearning: 10 Highly Effective Strategies For eLearning Professionals

Docebo

Are they busy adults who don’t have much time to dedicate to their learning? Organizing your eLearning course will help you avoid cognitive overload , which prevents learners from engaging, and focusing on key points. Read the article Knowledge Management in a Learning 3.0

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. The interchange of knowledge and perspective creates new knowledge that is personal to the learner. Now think of the availability of these features in a Learning Management System.

5 Ways to Create an eLearning Course on a Shoestring Budget

ProProfs

Small business owners and individual trainers think that creating good online courses require huge expenses and expert assistance, which isn’t the case. Creating modules no longer than 15-minutes can help you reduce both developmental and cognitive overload for the learner.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

In the world of business, the era of networks is crowding out the Industrial Age. Network connections are replacing rigidity with flexibility, penetrating internal boundaries and silos and obliterating the walls that have separated businesses from their customers.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Content Curation & Dissemination for Learning

Learning Cafe

Manage the information and cognitive overload at the organisational and personal level for. “Content Curation & Dissemination for Learning” is an experiential workshop which is aimed at building Content Curation and Dissemination knowledge and skills in Learning professionals working in organisations. Participants will be guided to use selected web-based applications to search, filter, evaluate and synthesize and manage information.

Next Gen L&D Professional Development Framework

Learning Cafe

Most learning delivery goals are usually driven by budgets, taking very little consideration of the more important aspects like Learner time and Learner cognitive bandwidth that focus more around the Learner. Changing Rubrics for L&D Drive Next Gen Capabilities. #1

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21st Century Workplace Challenges

ID Reflections

The paragraph below taken from Harold Jarche’s post Success depends on who we work with reminded me of a post I had written some time back, the Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. I have quoted some of these related to the topic at hand below: People find it hard to transfer knowledge when they don't know each other well (a weak tie). Weak ties create havoc when people need to transfer tacit knowledge. By diversity, I mean cognitive differences.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

It might encompass the entire process one followed when managing client expectation or the approach one took to learn about sketch-noting and implement the learning. I find various boards on topics as disparate as social business to visual thinking very useful.

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Content Curation – New L&D Mindset & Skill Set – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Manage the information and cognitive overload at the organisational and personal level for learners. He is known and trusted for delivering innovative strategies in organisational development, talent management, culture, leadership and change. Knowledge Management.

How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization

eFront

Knowledge management is one of the biggest challenges in today’s corporate world. We have some interesting facts that reinforce the notion of eLearning solutions as effective knowledge management tools. .

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. It empowers learners to build their personal learning networks (PLN) and personal knowledge management (PKM) by leveraging technology to connect a distributed and diverse workforce. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

All the management framework and operational processes have been honed and polished to increase productivity and to bring about standardization. This post tries to explore how L&D can partner with business to prepare organizations to meet this shift with greater equanimity and success.

LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D

Learning Cafe

Make your Learning relevant and deliver value for money, time and cognitive bandwidth so that turn up. Every business function including L&D is expected to deliver better, faster and cheaper.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. In today’s world where knowledge generation is increasing and half-life is shortening at an alarming rate, access to knowledge is where the power truly lies.

ProProfs Quizzes: An iOS App for Evaluating Knowledge, Abilities & Performance

ProProfs

ProProfs Quizzes is an iOS app that enables instructors, educators, trainers, educational institutions and businesses to judge learner’s knowledge through inquisitive quizzes. No technical knowledge needed. Knowledge evaluation helps to identify the gap areas.

collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/8/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management - KMWorld. About a year ago, Dr. Michael Koenig wrote in these pages that unlike many business "fads," knowledge management didn't fall into the typical 10-year pattern of boom and bust, with four or five years of explosive growth, followed by a slightly longer period of almost equally dramatic decline. Gladwell and the use of rhetoric - Cognitive Edge.

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How CarTalk can save your e-Learning

Usable Learning

Quinnovator: Q1: SME’s don’t know how they do what they do (cognitively compiled), so have to work to get the right focus. This is hard-won knowledge, too. From [link] *.

ILT, eLearning Tools, Visual Learners, KM, monitter, & T&D Magizines

Big Dog, Little Dog

The more strongly an individual identified with the visual cognitive style, the more that individual activated the visual cortex when reading words. When Knowledge Management Hurts - Harvard Business School.

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Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 4/04/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

Management Tools 2007: An Executive's Guide - Bain & Company. Executives must be more knowledgeable than ever as they sort through the options. and select the right management tools for their companies. itself can be as complicated as the business issues they need to solve. They must choose the tools that will best help them make business decisions that lead to enhanced processes, products and services - and result in superior performance.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Nuts and Bolts: Brain Bandwidth - Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 2, 2010. Here’s how I’m approaching Personal Knowledge Management - Free as in Freedom , January 25, 2010. A Learning Portal is Not an LMS - Getting Down to Business , May 18, 2010. Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010. Management (2039).