Curated Insights: The Continued Evolution of Social Learning


Learning is inherently social. Regardless of content type or delivery format, most of what we learn comes from other people. Social learning” hit trend status alongside the rise of social media in the late 2000s. Because we had new, high-tech ways to share, people also assumed “social learning” was a new idea. Now, with the hype cycle fading, “social learning” is a less popular L&D conversation topic. To Work Out Loud from Julian Stodd.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0.


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?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths


Fortunately, with the rate and breadth that misinformation spreads in the modern corporate learning industry, there are still hundreds of myths to bust. So let’s crack 5 insistent social learning myths, shall we? Social learning is a new thing. Social learning might be a lot of things but we can hardly call it new, and much less a “fad” It’s actually a decades-old theory based on the observation of a centuries-old practice. The ancient world had its myths.

Delegating Course Facilitation Duties to Trainees: Benefits and Methods


Active learning is a habit developed and reinforced by the eLearning course mentor. It entails equal participation from all trainees and in-depth involvement towards all learning activities. You’re guessing that active learning must involve chatting and live discussions, right? This will ensure that they are motivated to achieve their learning objectives, and continue to remain engaged throughout the eLearning program. This is a great way to run training business.

Gamification & Microlearning: The perfect combination


However, they are unable to devote more than 24 minutes a week to learning. It is a training methodology that involves breaking down the learning necessary for professional development into short, frequent and direct bursts , instead of using a long, complete course, which has been the case until now. This guarantees that e-learning courses better adapt to your employment needs. The learning strategy of microlearning. Gamification, or learning through play.

Staying Ahead of Critical Corporate Training Initiatives During a Pandemic


The business world has been particularly hard hit as organizations large and small go on travel hiatus and companies shelve non-essential travel and meetings. In most cases, there is little indication when it’ll be business as usual once again. The New Normal — Working Remotely. So, is it possible to transition from in-person training to online learning efficiently and effectively? It’s a place of corporate learning, sharing and community.