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? Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. Let’s scroll through some factors that determine successful business digitals: 1.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

They are not predominantly directly related to learning or instructional design or theory (except for one or two); however, they all helped me to see the larger picture, to understand where workplace learning and training fits in, and why and where change is needed.

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? Running Memory: Your Secret to Knowledge Transfer That Works. Bite-size content is the key to transferring your knowledge effectively to engage stakeholders. Testing, Testing: Reinforce Learning to Add Better Value to Your Knowledge Service. Knowledge Management

“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.

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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Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche

Jane Hart

Topic : PKM (Personal Knowledge Management): making sense of the Social Web. He has been described as “a keen subversive of the last century’s management and education models”. He also distills heady topics like complexity theory into practical advice.

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The how to guide on the principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 1 Do Not Assume that Learning is the Solution

Challenge to Learn

Of course I do not have the knowledge nor the experience to cover this completely by myself. Maybe performance support is, maybe coaching is, maybe a knowledge management system is, maybe social sharing is, maybe an apprenticeship program is, maybe … is learning not the answer.

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Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

Breaking down the different stages of gamification and the how/when to apply different design theories to each stage. Joyce Seitzinger ( @catspyjamasnz ) – she commanded the stage with her thoughts on curation and not just theory, but application. Okay, I’m late.

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The 'learner' fallacy - delusions of influence in L&D

Learning Rocks

Most business sections are named after what they do, rather than the influence they have on other people (after all, if the Sales team were called the Buying team, things would get really confusing, though of course the Buyers would now be called the Selling team). The use of knowledge Knowledge=power, so the saying goes, and the benefit of recasting our audience as users goes on. Aiding our users Would a focus on how knowledge may be used influence our choice of the format?

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The 'learner' fallacy - delusions of influence in L&D

Learning Rocks

Most business sections are named after what they do, rather than the influence they have on other people (after all, if the Sales team were called the Buying team, things would get really confusing, though of course the Buyers would now be called the Selling team). The use of knowledge Knowledge=power, so the saying goes, and the benefit of recasting our audience as users goes on. Aiding our users Would a focus on how knowledge may be used influence our choice of the format?

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Fear of Change in Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

To my disappointment, many businesses are still reliant on traditional training paradigms, which is also one of the results of their fears of incorporation of newer technologies in their training scenario or apply contemporary training with poor efforts.

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The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. The interchange of knowledge and perspective creates new knowledge that is personal to the learner.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations and the corporate world will require deep and fundamental transformations in business practices including leadership, governance, processes, customer orientation, etc. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

For example, Harvard professor Andrew McAfee sums up the Strength of Weak Ties theory nicely, describing how acquaintances with whom we are less familiar are more likely to tell us things we don’t already know: … People we don’t know all that well are hugely valuable in our work.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management.

What is Net Promoter Score

ProProfs

Well, if you are a business owner and not sure what your customers think of your product or service, it’s time you start surveying them. With Net Promoter Score (NPS) you will be able to measure their loyalty and drive business growth. Why NPS Matters for Businesses.

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Accelerate Your Online Course Success Rate With Gamification

ProProfs

Did you know around 543,000 new businesses get started each month and roughly 7 out of 10 firms survive, while the rest of them fail to achieve their targets? But why do most of these businesses fail? All this information is extremely important to growing as a business.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Performance Learning Productivity

In the words of a famous English football manager “it’s much, much more important than that”. Of course efficiency is important in any training activity – both in financial terms and in terms of achieving results at the speed of business.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. Vygotsky and Bandura’s theories dating back to the 1970’s explain the social nature of learning in a great deal of detail.

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

The ‘gap’ between an excellent sales professional and a poor one hinges on their skills, knowledge and motivation. In other words, allow your sales executives to upgrade their skills and they will drive the growth of your business. This helps in long-term knowledge retention.

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Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

And while I know they all have a deep understanding of CoPs I tend to ask Etienne the theory questions, Nancy the technology questions and John the group dynamics questions. Previous assignments include being the Director of Knowledge and Learning for Xerox Global Services.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology.” – Gartner . To share knowledge has always been our basic desire.

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

The first post is up now: Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List With the recent updates to the site, you can subscribe to the Best Of RSS feed to receive these hotlists or you can visit the site and sign up to receive them via email. Important announcement: I've moved where I will be creating the eLearning Hot Lists. So … Want a weekly list of the best content on eLearning from around the web?

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

ProProfs

It doesn’t matter whether an instructor teaches Mathematics or English if a student learns the theory of relativity or alphabet, the one common aspect of education that all students and teachers encounter: assessment. No technical knowledge needed. Why Businesses need ProProfs Quizzes.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

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The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 How writing a blog can make you a better manager.

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10 Data-Science terms and their applications

Playware Studios

From conventional systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounting Information Systems (AIS) to new sources such as Social Media, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS).

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Imbed what we know about learning theory into how people work, and working smarter is the result. patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more.

SIX E-LEARNING MYTHS AND THE REALITIES ASSOCIATED WITH IT

emPower BPO

It should comprise of various different subjects like: Knowledge management. Reality: Lot of time is devoted to understand the content management and training approach which will never go away. E-learning courses have seen a downward trend in recent times.

Yay!!! We are NOT a "Profession"!! Now, let's move on.

Mark Oehlert

Anyway, in the midst of this I got an email that sparked this post and I wanted to tie it together with an article from Harvard Business Review that I had been pimping for a few days on Twitter. definition, a discrete set of knowledge.

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How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Michelle very kindly shared her time and knowledge to help us get up to speed. Learning Management Systems. Incident Management Software. And Michelle will be talking about learning organization theory. at the Harvard Business Review).

eLearning Software: The Perfect Ingredient to Create a High-Performance Ecosystem

ProProfs

It is the birth child of the digital media which is weaponized to alter the age-old approach to imparting knowledge and education. This modern approach to sharing information and imparting knowledge within the corporate hierarchy is definitely not an outcome of current development.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010. 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.