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. 12 Characteristics of Social Learning.

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CDSM E-Learning Tips Advent Calendar

CDSM

Don’t worry; you can catch up on all of them here: Open My Advent Calendar. Don’t miss anything new in 2016 either…follow us on social media , and join our CDSM E-Zine. The post CDSM E-Learning Tips Advent Calendar appeared first on CDSM Team Blog. We revealed new e-learning tips every day for Christmas. Did you miss any? CDSM Insights Merry Christmas

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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. Along with the rise of online social networking, the ability to transfer social learning into an online format has also become a more seamless process.

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.

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. 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. Whether in our working lives or personal lives, opening up on social media is not everyone’s idea of a good time.

2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar 

ICDTranslation

The topics covered include blended learning, mobile learning, collaborative learning and social networks, student engagement, virtual learning environments and many more. If you want to find out the latest developments and trends in mobile learning, this event should be marked in bold on your calendar. You can pick the ones you prefer and mark them on your calendar. The post 2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar appeared first on ICD Translation.

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. Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning.

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. Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Social learning is as powerful as it is undervalued and underestimated. Why have they not boosted their social learning campaigns?

How to Promote Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing

Chronus

This can start with creating workplaces that support the social and mental wellbeing of their employees. What Are The Effects of Poor Social and Mental Wellbeing? Why is it Important to Build Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing?

Second Calendar Curator Joins to Help with List of Free Webinars

Tony Karrer

I've received very positive feedback and lots of good ideas on the concept of having a combined calendar of Free Webinars. The really nice thing about the way Jon Udell has set up his elmcity project (the system we are using) is that it acts a lot like social curation on RSS sources as provided by Browse My Stuff , but brings together designated calendars instead of blogs or other RSS sources. The initial list of calendar entries, we added ourselves.

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. Nor can one be sent off to attend a class on social learning.

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? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success?

Campaign Strategy: How To Build And Monitor Your Social Media Marketing Campaigns

mysimpleshow

Every business should have a well-designed social media marketing strategy , but the execution of a specific campaign demands a plan of its own. Well, social media campaigns always come with a highly specific purpose in mind – supporting a product launch, preparing fans for the new season, promoting a corporate event, and so on. In this post, we will show you six practical ways to build and monitor your social media marketing campaigns.

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. Over 5000 enthusiastic members chat online, comment on the blog, post messages, upload photos, and keep track of their calendar of events. Simple: it’s a social network for people who are interested in scrapbooking and crafts. instructional design participatory culture social media

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C. Clarke | Main | 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days » March 19, 2008 "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett) Man, I really WANT this.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. In order to provide a thorough campaign platform, I’ve opted into solely discussing innovative approaches parties are taking in the realm of social media. But people from all over the US have had this date circled on their calendar for years. Granted the external drive for knowing this date may exceed that of the social media efforts utilized to inform of when people should show up.

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

Learningtogo

Changing your physical space wakes up your lazy brain and takes you out of your comfort zone, forcing your brain to form new memories connected to the stimulation of new sounds, smells, sights and social contacts. Get your development on the calendar early. LearningToGo Blog brain cab driver cabbie cognition culture emotion Learning London memory neuroscience Shoemaker’s children taxi driver the knowledge Training and Social Learning Travel

How we keep up our Social Media Marketing game?

Hurix Digital

Kami Huyse, the Oprah Winfrey in the world of public relations, says, “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. The world is becoming smaller, thanks to the magnitude of information available on social media platforms alone. A BFSI sector client advertising on social media has to navigate a veritable minefield of rules, regulations and norms. And that is the biggest challenge we had to face when mapping out their social media strategy.

Social Network Tools

Tony Karrer

I'm hoping you can help a reader with thoughts and likely help others of us … A medium size nonprofit and lobbying organization is working on a designing and creating a social / work network for experts, students, volunteers who are willing to help through campaigning, lobby, sharing knowledge, working on solutions (writing documents).

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. 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. PDL – Personal Directed Learning – how individuals can use social media for their own (self-directed) personal or professional learning.

Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

LifterLMS

Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Tina and Chris get into several topics around social media and automation for course creators and membership site owners. Social Web Suite is a social media management tool that helps entrepreneurs with navigating the complicated and ever-changing world of social media platforms.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar. I can look at the calendar and perhaps actually black out dates for a specific chat – the one I do not want to miss! This goes beyond the normal chat etiquette, but as self-directed, socially minded gatherers of knowledge, what is our role? My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory. Social learning through networks. Social learning occurs pretty much all the time these days. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Skype, online encyclopedias and group discussion boards are just some of the more popular social media applications being employed today. This is why within the workplace, L&D departments are often incorporating social learning into their programs.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin 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. Let’s look at what informal and social learning constitute –. Social learning sweeps across people – conversations, networking, collaboration etc.

#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. Social learningIt’s 1st December so I am going to start the Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas here. Today we’ll start off with The Blood Typing Game, one my favourites! What happens if you get a blood transfusion with the wrong blood type?

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The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

JD makes mention of this ( full comment here ): “As is true of many other forms of social exchange, chats can also get stale based on the engagement level of participants, lack of newcomers/fresh perspectives, poor moderation, etc…” . If you are looking to augment your current twitter chat calendar consider looking outside your industry, you will be amazed at what you’ll learn and where you go. You all KILLED IT!

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 UpsideLMS's latest version is out!

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.

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Agile learning design , Experience (Tin Can API) , social learning , and increasing the interactivity of eLearning were all hot topics at the major eLearning conferences this year. Learning Trends and Technologies: New White Paper by Sharon Boller - This white paper was our single most downloaded piece of content in the calendar year. This article has been widely shared as a case study for using social learning in an organization.

ID Live: This Week with Jane Bozarth

Learning Visions

Join us this week on Friday, September 10 for a chat with Jane Bozarth, author of the newly released Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning. Put it on your calendars and join us at this link: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008093&password=M.38BC2EDAB739D8E635ACBE1D093746 Tags: social media jane bozarth edtechtalk ID Live It’s another round of the ID Live Show on EdTechTalk!

From Social Networking to Performance Widgets

Vignettes Learning

Gary VanAntwerp called my attention to this New York Times article At Social Site, Only the Businesslike Need Apply. Microsoft, long covetous of rapidly growing social networking properties, is internally testing a service called TownSquare that allows employees of a company to follow one another's activities on the corporate network. It's about time e-learning and training professionals look at their social networking initiative in the same way as LinkedIn.

#DevLearn Schedule

Clark Quinn

If you can’t make it this year, you might want to put it on your calendar for another! design mobile social strategy As usual, I will be at DevLearn (in Las Vegas) this next week, and welcome meeting up with you there. There is a lot going on. Here’re the things I’m involved in: On Tuesday, I’m running an all day workshop on eLearning Strategy. Hint: it’s really a Revolutionize L&D workshop ;).

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. Social learning

Reflecting practice

Clark Quinn

Put half an hour on your calendar (e.g. meta-learning social strategySomeone opined on yesterday’s post that it’s hard to find time for reflection, and I agree it’s hard. You need to find ways to make it systematic, as it’s hard to make persistent change. So I responded with three personal suggestions, and thought I’d share them here, and also think about what the organizational response could be. Individual.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Harvard Press : @Harvard_Press Offering nonfiction in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. National Day Calendar : @nationaldaycal Celebrate Every Day with National Day Calendar. Social learningA philomath is a lover of learning. A philomath is not synonymous with a polymath ; a philomath is a seeker of knowledge and facts, while a polymath is a possessor of knowledge in multiple fields. Wikipedia).

Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform

Absorb LMS

You can of course use the system to send messages related to learning and development: Or not: If your learning management system provides learners with a calendar, you can also push out communication related to events elegantly like this: Best Practices Features Communication e-learning e-mail elearning eLL learning management LMS Social learning training