Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

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? Regardless, social learning has a place in online education—and not on the periphery, either. Courses that place social learning at the core of their program see better results in learner engagement, completion, and satisfaction.

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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.

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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.

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.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning. In the article What Is Informal Learning? , Informal Learning Need Not Be Unintentional.

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.

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

All learning is emotional ; we attach some emotion to everything that passes from short to longer term memory in our brains. If you’re interested you can go learn more here. In 16 th and 17 th century Europe, young adults of the British upper class were expected to spend about two years abroad, visiting the great cities of Europe, learning about art, culture and society. Many conferences offer extra workshops or add-ons that can maximize your learning with a single trip.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

With this integration, you can have access to your Outlook calendar, chat, document library and mailbox along with all the multiple features that come with Paradiso LMS. Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities.

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. learning applications. Jane mined the submissions of her delightful tools database and came up with 100+ ways to use social media for learning. Next, Jane details using social media for different types of learning. She describes the learning intervention and then classifies it in one of these categories: 1.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. In this section, we focus on how learning has pervaded every sphere of life in a manner that is informal and social. Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process. Learning is Everybody Business.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

All usually, “learning” related. For learning? 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. Perhaps the very nature of twitter is in it’s randomness – or in the moment feel, but I like to connect my learning too.

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.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

#C2Xmas Day 1 – The Blood Typing Game

Jane Hart

Just like an online advent calendar, I’ll offer a daily treat – in the form of a free learning resource – to take us up to Xmas Eve. Try to save some patients’ lives and learn about human blood types. Social learningIt’s 1st December so I am going to start the Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas here.

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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.

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.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

A philomath is a lover of learning. Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! About.com : @aboutdotcom We help people answer questions, solve problems, learn something new and get inspired. Google Facts : @Google Facts Learn new things every day.

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap, Part Two: Jean Marrapodi

Learning Rebels

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap: Serendipitous Learning. There is something to be said about learning serendipity and ATD ICE (Association for Talent Development International Conference and Expo #ATD2015 ) is full of serendipitous moments. Here now, is Jean’s perspective on the conference and those wonderful serendipitous learning moments. . Be sure to share your favorite learning serendipity story or experience in the comments below! . I’m a learning junkie.

UpsideLMS, Now Available On The Device Of Your Choice!

Upside Learning

With this release, learners can now access eLearning courses, training calendar, assessments, social learning and other learning and performance support resources from desktops/laptops, tablets and smartphones through Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari on Mac and IE (9.0 Upside Learning UpsideLMS's latest version is out!

Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform

Absorb LMS

Can anyone really be bothered to learn and go through all the steps required to do an e-mail merge? If you have administrative access to a learning management system (LMS) that contains the ability to send custom messages to learners, you have at your fingertips a powerful communication tool. Decide whether you want to send them an e-mail or, if your LMS supports it, a message to their learning portal user interface.

Customer Experience Key to Product Design

Origin Learning

Let’s start by presuming that your social learning flight has taken off. We are just as eager as you are to share our experience that could perhaps shape your learning curve. What if you had learning at your fingertips, quite literally? Having already tested the ‘liberating’ quotient of learning, the retailer in this instance, chose a different flight path to empower learners…so that the delivery is contemporary, appealing, and irresistible!

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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. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. 1) LEARNING TECHNOLOGY OFFERS. 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.

Top 24 LMS Features: The Complete List (2020 Update)

Docebo

A learning management system (LMS) is a powerhouse of knowledge for your organization to store, unpack, and facilitate training (basically, they’re awesome). Learning management systems require time, resources, and maintenance, but if you end up with a platform that requires too much of any of these, an LMS can actually inhibit productivity and learning from happening (womp womp womp ). Social learning tools. Personalized learning paths. m-learning).

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Top 24 LMS Features: The Complete List (2020 Update)

Docebo

A learning management system (LMS) is a powerhouse of knowledge for your organization to store, unpack, and facilitate training (basically, they’re awesome). Learning management systems require time, resources, and maintenance, but if you end up with a platform that requires too much of any of these, an LMS can actually inhibit productivity and learning from happening (womp womp womp ). Social learning tools. Personalized learning paths. m-learning).

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LMS Key Features Facilitate eLearning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. In other words, eLearning is learning that happens online. Most often, online learning that takes place in a corporate setting is delivered through an LMS, also referred to as a social learning management system or an eLearning platform. Truly, mobile learning is the epitome of convenience.

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.

How to Make Training Fun with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

As a result of this disengagement, many people willingly admit to disliking learning. This is unfortunate since learning is absolutely necessary to professional success. Some types of learning, such as social learning, are considered by most people to be enjoyable. The good news is, over 70 percent of what we learn is absorbed socially , through life experiences. The other 30 percent of learning is formally structured and happens “on purpose.”

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-28

Jane Hart

My webinar slides “Social Media and its impact on how we learn in the workplace&# now available here [link] # sociallearn #. link] <OMG, no social learning there then #. RT @ alc47 Why people don’t engage with learning – more about the environment than the content [link] #. What happens when social networking collides with the corporate Intranet? Learn to code for free – with CodeAcademy [link] #.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. According to Josh Bersin, author of the article The Red Hot Market for Learning Management Systems, “ The (LMS) market is well over $2.5 How Learning Management Systems Benefit All Kinds of Companies. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

CourseMill VS Cornerstone : Which one better for your learning needs?

PSB

Picking the right learning management system (LMS) for your company’s learning need is crucial. You need to select the one that can deliver effective learning outcomes and runs online training programs seamlessly. CourseMill is a learning management solution from Trivantis.

4 Ways an LMS Facilitates Competency-Based Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Blended learning is another type of training that can be useful. It combines traditional learning with eLearning, or online learning. Mobile learning, social learning, and collaborative learning are often vital aspects of blended learning. Another common type of training utilized by companies is pure eLearning, or learning that is given 100 percent through an online learning platform called a social learning management system (LMS).

Why you need an LMS Video Conferencing integration?

Paradiso

With LMS Video Conferencing you will take you eLearning initiatives to the next level because our LMS can be paired up with multiple video conferencing tools that will help for sure to conduct interactive training sessions with one on one meetings, group lessons, interactive video conferences, social meetings and much more. . It is definitely a better way to learn and collaborate. Now, that’s better learning and user experience for you and your users.

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

They’ve been learning with social classroom tools and chatting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every waking hour. One way to do this is by investing in a social learning management system (LMS). Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features. A company leader can effectively draw millennials by ensuring that workplaces are equipped with social learning management systems.