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.

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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The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

All usually, “learning” related. For learning? Do we use chats for increased knowledge? To create more value, where an hour after the chat I’m still thinking about the topic and what I learned. Don’t get me wrong, chats are very important to growth of learning and development and in no way am I saying the conversation needs to stop. We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar.

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 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. This underscores the need to have a clear Learning Management Strategy in place well before execution to avoid bottlenecks and time-cost overruns. These are the SMART goals of your learning function.

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.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally. When a company’s culture is built on knowledge sharing, there is often a high level of trust among peers. Knowledge Sharing Creates Unrivaled Company Culture.

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

Our theme is convergence in corporate learning. We aim to explore how to corral the loose pieces of learning technology, both on the web and off, in order to come up with a unified, targeted strategy for moving forward. These people… …will be addressing these topics: Convergence in Learning. Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations. Building a Social Learning Environment. Merging Information, Media, and Social Learning.

Should your corporate training strategy move to the MOOC?

Your Training Edge

However, all other aspects in your training strategy are closely linked with the Learning and Development (L&D) methodology that you will use to execute your strategy. This number not only includes training, but also other talent initiatives such as maintaining the knowledge management systems and creating personal development plans. Transitioning to the MOOC greatly reduces your organization’s learning footprint.

Learning Resolutions: Promises Can't Take a Punch

OpenSesame

They can come from traffic jams, they can come from unresponsive software, but ultimately I think we invite them through our poor decisions in communication, time management, and task management to name a few. To support this effort, I am doing a better job of calendaring my commitments. Trust the Plan: My plan is "Social First." Success with social does not happen overnight, I know this and yet the pressure is always on for results. Learning Resolutions

PKM 40

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

10 eLogic Learning - Essential LMS. Compliance management, certification management. TinCan support with mobile learning, however no on/off synch. Mobile learning support, but no TinCan nor on/off synch. M-learning support, assignment grader can be offline and then re-synched online, but courses can not be online/offline. Their product is more geared towards a human capital management system, especially with the BizX Suite. Social learning.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] cfp_edu.htm January 5-8, 2009 College Teaching and Learning Conference and Applied Business Research Conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.