Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social

InSync Training

These tools can be used to build community and continue the learning conversation started in the classroom, or they can be used as a stand-alone “just-in-time” set of resources for training in the flow of work—or anything in between.

Training: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms Date and time: 21st August 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs.

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Flipped Classroom Facts and Figures

LearnDash

It isn’t uncommon for classrooms today to be flipped, but what exactly is a flipped classroom? Instead of giving the lecture in class, the teacher engages their students with various activities. The Social Studies failure rate decreased from 28% to 9%.

Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. But even the most seasoned corporate learners are users of technology, linked to laptops and cell phones and social media as part of their jobs.

The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. The idea is that students first learn course content online, usually at home, and the time in the classroom is devoted to what used to be traditionally homework, with the teacher’s assistance.

MOOCs: Flipping the Corporate Classroom

Your Training Edge

It is perhaps no coincidence that the MOOC explosion has occurred side-by-side with a rise in popularity of the “flipped classroom” model, in which the traditional method of classroom delivery is flipped on its head.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). And what used to be homework [solving problems] is now done in the classroom.”

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

Beyond the Classroom

CLO Magazine

In the 21st century, nothing and everything has changed about the classroom learning experience. Can digital learning at scale accomplish the same depth of learning that a classroom can provide? The place of digital learning is free from the physical limitations of the classroom.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? But what does that have to do with social learning? Social learning no longer has to take place in person.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning , informal learning , self-directed learning and other similar buzzwords are all the rage in the training & development space these days. We all know that lecture (aka The Big Talking Head) is one of the least effective ways to learn about a topic or master a skill.

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Classroom Learning: Ditch the Knowledge Dump, Mix it Up

CLO Magazine

Traditional classroom-based instructor-led training remains the most used learning delivery method. When e-learning first arrived, Masie said the industry thought it was going to replace classroom learning, but it didn’t — it changed it. The New Classroom.

Would Robots Run the Classroom in the Future?

MagicBox

Industries have already deployed robotic technology to complete dirty, dangerous tasks, and AI has started gaining greater social abilities. When a robot acts as an educator or mentor, the children encounter it as an apparently social being. Current Robots in the Classroom.

Should You Replace Classroom with Online Training?

Mindflash

First, as organizations become more dispersed, classroom training becomes a larger challenge as employees work in offices (and at home) all over the world. This shift begs the question, “Should I be replacing classroom training with online training?”

Pep Up Classroom Training With Technology

CommLab India

Classrooms have always been the ultimate places for effective learning. Now with employees spread globally, the increasing need for multilingual and consistent training has reduced the feasibility of classroom training. Flipped Classrooms. Social Media Interactions.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. This is as true in the workplace and corporate classroom as it is in educational institutions. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site.

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

It may have been done alone or with others, but the social connection was still strong: teachers directed and facilitated the learning, and we often shared answers or talked about homework with peers. This is not to say that everything we know or can do was learned socially.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – May 2016

TOPYX LMS

Everyone is welcome to learn more about how you can earn a commission for referring over a company or nonprofit entity that is looking to improve their learning and development efforts who signs an annual subscription to the award winning TOPYX® social learning management system.

Screencasting in the Classroom with TechSmith and Edmodo

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by 7th grade Social Studies teacher Tom Hopper. Tom Hopper has been teaching 7 th grade Social Studies in Okemos, Michigan for 13 years. He’s a big fan of Edmodo, the social learning platform that he found last year.

No-Lecture Webinars - Extreme, Hyper Interaction

Vignettes Learning

When I ran the Webinar on NO-LECTURE WEBINARS participants moaned due to the speed of interaction, largely hyper keyboard pounding. Many were amazed that a webinar is possible without lecture or at least near zero lecture. I DO NOT present (a form of lecture) the survey results. One can not allow learners to respond if one is busy lecturing. Images also speak louder than your lecture. Commit NOT to lecture in Webinars Change mind sets.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In this lonely form of learning, there is no opportunity for social learning to take place, either in the moment or as a follow up. I think we need to provide learners with some “social anchors&# in these types of eLearning programs to help facilitate the social learning process.

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Moving From the Classroom to the Computer

Yardstick

I’ve been a learner in both classroom and computer environments. That might seem like a pretty obvious statement but the reality is that there is a lot of eLearning out there that attempts to take a course that has been taught in the classroom and put it online as-is.

Breaking Free: Use Blended Learning to Transcend Both Classroom and Online Training

Mindflash

Traditional classroom training or online training—which is better? Incorporate the hosting of discussions and daily stand ups by phone, virtual conferencing, or social networking. Please share via our social media channels.

Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Within the confines of strictly traditional classrooms, the trainer was the center of focus for all learners. The trainer controlled what was taught in class as well as what was discussed as part of classroom interaction. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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We Need to Rethink the Classroom

CLO Magazine

I was attending the social hour and doing the small talk greeting thing. He said, “Oh I know you; you’re the ‘I hate the classroom’ guy!”. The classroom is one of the most amazing, adaptive learning environments we have. I told him it’s not the classroom I hate.

The world is your classroom

Learning with e's

Most teachers are limited to their classroom, or to the environment within which they and their students can interact. Most teachers though, usually find themselves trapped within the four walls of the classroom or lecture hall for much of their working week.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

Social Learning – How Technology can Facilitate it

Impelsys

Unless it’s a castaway situation learning is totally a social experience – we learn by observing and imitating others throughout our lives. In corporate learning social has larger role where employees realize the outright benefits of sharing. Social Learning and Modern LMSs.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Unleashing Superheroes – Lessons from the Classroom

Growth Engineering

Join me as I head back to school to find out what the classroom can teach us about Unleashing Superheroes. Online learning is not the same as classroom training and that’s a good thing. Social Strengths.

Corporate Classrooms: Adapting to change

CLO Magazine

Despite expectations for its demise, the classroom has experienced a revitalization of sorts. In 2010, the American Society for Training & Development published an article with the headline, “Disappearing Act: The Vanishing Corporate Classroom.” tools for networking, microsharing, simulations and other kinds of collaboration is likely to take learning even farther from the traditional classroom.”

6 Questions to Ask When Demoing Virtual Classroom Software

MeetingOne on eLearning

The time has come to move your training programs forward into an interactive virtual classroom. But the big question is, what virtual classroom software is right for your goals? Designing a virtual classroom to facilitate learning is in many ways as critical as the above factors.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist. View all posts by Andrea → ← Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?