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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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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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

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.

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.

Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?

G-Cube

Social media is here to stay. Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. Social learning tools which are easily accessible to all can be extremely effective for corporate trainings as well, aiding and re-enforcing the effects of formal learning initiatives. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? e-Learning

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

” This from Bruno : “There are new options to activating chats like we activate learning. ” Helen seems concur : “love the idea of linking learning between chats, having a plan of content coming up and having facilitative moderators.” ” Which will be the first “Learning” chats to create a cross over event and connect their participants? Go where you can have fun, learn something and where you feel comfortable.

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.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. Jack is responsible for the development, care and tools for learning communities and knowledge sharing initiatives. In practice this means a lot of different things and across many different learning communities. In a way, he didn’t feel like he was ever “selling learning communities”.

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.

Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities

Jane Hart

The Social Learning Centre is a Learning Community for learning professionals (in both education and the workplace) to support their ongoing professional development by learning from their peers as well as leading industry practitioners and thought leaders from around the world. Since setting up the Social Learning Centre (SLC) earlier this year (which now has over 1,600 members) I have organized a large number of webinars, workshops and other events.

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. 3) Learning and Business Services. via My Learning Hub.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

What is Blended Learning. Whatever you want to call it, the definition of blended learning is easy to grasp – it combines online learning and face-to-face training to get the best of both worlds. Training managers are still getting to grips with the pros and cons of blended learning. The great thing is that the learning community is in debate. The arrival of blended learning has forced it to consider the place of technology in the classroom.

eFrontPro For IBM Connections

eFront

One of the recent innovations in the training industry has come through the use of social technologies to support informal learning: organizations have experimented with Twitter, in particular, to increase employee awareness of when and where eLearning content is available for them. Others have tried to bring social networks to their organizations to connect learners to experts and content. If you use a different social network there is still no need to worry.

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Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

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. I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not). Mobile learning value is there, expands a system who offers extended enterprise.

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Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful

Docebo

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. The benefits for companies embracing a 70:20:10 approach to learning: 5x as likely to be able to attract talent. Knowledge sharing starts with social learning.

An LMS Balances the Needs of Companies and Employees

TOPYX LMS

One specific tool that can accomplish these seemingly conflicting goals is a social learning management system (LMS). Includes employees in corporate culture – Nothing inspires loneliness like feeling unseen by others and excluded from community. The great news is, an LMS with features that foster corporate community can brilliantly remedy the problem of employees feeling unimportant.

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

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.

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. Social learning.

Coming Summer 2012

LearnDash

As most learning professionals know, gone are the days of static, sit-and-watch online learning environments. In fact, the WordPress platform is ideal for today's trend towards social learning, multi-level interaction, and ease-of-use. Seamless E-Learning Display. Massive Support Community. Dynamic Calendar That Tracks Course Events. as technology has evolved, so has learner expectations.

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.

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. Social learning.

Top 10 E learning LMS

Ed App

What is an E Learning LMS? E-Learning has become the standard mode of learning these days. An E Learning platform is only as powerful as the LMS that powers it, though. LMS stands for learning management system, and not every system is the same.

15 Best Online Course Themes For Your WordPress LMS

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

When you’re creating an e-Learning site (or any type of site), choosing the right online course theme becomes a very important part of the process. However, choosing the right e-Learning theme is easier said than done. You can see the demo of a learning site created with it here.

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2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). This series reflected our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’ amongst the members of the learning community. Some of the questions we wanted to explore through this initiative were: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future? to help the learning community create amazing learning experiences.

Working Smarter Cracker Barrel

Clark Quinn

The real win is when we capture the current situation, via GPS and clock/calendar, so we know where you are and what you are doing, to do things that are relevant in the context. Even without that, however, there are big offerings on the table for informal learning, via access to resources and networks. Social Formal Learning. However, there are a couple of reasons to also think about the benefits of social learning from the formal learning perspective.

The Top eLearning Conferences to Attend

LearnUpon

Mark the date on your calendar and we might see you there! Learning Solutions. Learning Solutions is an eLearning conference that provides an invaluable experience for training and learning professionals in Orlando, Florida. Considered a must-attend event, the conference showcases inspiring keynote speakers, insightful panels and discussions, and workshops for those looking for an in-depth learning experience. World of Learning. Learning Technologies.

Software for Associations | 15 Platforms to Consider

Web Courseworks

Let’s take a look at some of the top software options available to you when it comes to facilitating the most essential aspects of association management: Learning Management System (LMS) Software for Associations. Community Software for Associations. One of the most effective ways your association can help your members develop as professionals is by providing them opportunities to learn new knowledge and skills via continuing education courses. Social learning options.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

The research article Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: Motivators and Demotivators states, “… research predicts that the creation and dissemination of knowledge, especially in large organizations, requires both a cultural-social and a technological dimension. By its very design and nature, an eLearning platform, also known as an LMS (a social learning management system) allows knowledge sharing to happen naturally. This is where mobile learning comes in.

2014 – THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). This series reflected our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’ amongst the members of the learning community. Some of the questions we wanted to explore through this initiative were: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future? to help the learning community create amazing learning experiences.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Celebration at the Enterprise Learning! The program is a User’s Choice Award whereby learning professionals vote with their ballot for best-in-class solutions. We responded by adding the new categories of for Adaptive/Personalized Learning Platforms, Adaptive/Personalized Learning Content, and Content Aggregations Libraries. Learn.

Why the 70:20:10 model works for online training

Matrix

Learning doesn't just happen in schools, it is a continuous act that happens every day and stretches throughout our entire lives. Since more and more of today’s work is knowledge-based, active adults know that sometimes it is impossible to separate learning from work. Continuous learning at work is not only necessary, but vital to the development of the organization. A very popular learning theory is based on the 70:20:10 model. Formal learning through LMSs.

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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

The research article Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: Motivators and Demotivators states, “… research predicts that the creation and dissemination of knowledge, especially in large organizations, requires both a cultural-social and a technological dimension. By its very design and nature, an eLearning platform, also known as an LMS (a social learning management system) allows knowledge sharing to happen naturally. This is where mobile learning comes in.

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Social media is an integral part of our lives. Each and every day we log on to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks to catch up on the latest news and reach out to friends and family. Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. In recent years social media sites have steadily risen in popularity. Here are some useful tips for each of the 5 top social media platforms.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Additionally, we foresee that investment in micro-learning and MOOCs will increase the demand for meaningful micro-credentials and continue to reshape the economics of professional development. Two years ago, we projected growth for HTML5 in mobile learning and responsive template design and more MOOC development from universities and traditional institutions of higher learning. The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal!

Introducing our Virtual Classroom feature: Supporting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Ed App

As the leading microlearning platform for the modern learning community, we have always been driven by empowering L&D and training specialists to be the most successful in their roles. To learn how Virtual Classroom will transform the way you teach and train your teams, read on.

Introducing our Virtual Classroom feature: Supporting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Ed App

As the leading microlearning platform for the modern learning community, we have always been driven by empowering L&D and training specialists to be the most successful in their roles. To learn how Virtual Classroom will transform the way you teach and train your teams, read on.