Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

In Kenya, she said, everyone is very community-focused; but here, in the United States, we function as completely separate individuals. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. Problem centered. But that is what community is all about.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. They may both involve collaboration and/or cooperation yet in a very different way. There isn’t a specific problem to solve, unless a community member posts one.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations will find that only complex and creative work requiring skills like problem solving, pattern sensing, analysing, and such are left for the human workforce – the same workforce that through years of command and control has been reduced to order-following machines.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. They may both involve collaboration and/or cooperation yet in a very different way. There isn’t a specific problem to solve, unless a community member posts one.

Gamification of Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

Gamification of Problem-Solving: It’s a relatively new term and may be a little trendy, possibly overhyped, and tends to be misunderstood as a subject. In essence gamification presents an innovative way to solve real-world problems in a simulated environment. How can you solve problems through Gamification? This is where gamification problem-solving projects like the U.S. Another example of gamification related to problem-solving also took place back in 2011.

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

Organizations will find that only complex and creative work requiring skills like problem solving, pattern sensing, analysing, and such are left for the human workforce - the same workforce that through years of command and control has been reduced to order-following machines.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online. Organizational value of online communities.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. The post 6 benefits of social & collaborative learning appeared first on Docebo.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 2: From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice by Sasha Barab and Thomas Duffy (2012). There are a range of opinions and positions within the constructivist and situativity communities regarding even the basic concepts laid out in this text. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community. The setting must be social and collaborative.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

I’m interested in something more than Angry Birds’ gaming dynamics, though; I’m interested in the Angry Birds community. That means more than 16,000 videos were contributed by members of the Angry Birds Community of Practice.

Piecing together collaboration and cooperation

Clark Quinn

In an insightful piece , Harold Jarche puts together how collaboration and cooperation are needed to make organizations work ‘smarter’, integrating workgroups with the broader social network by using communities of practice as the intermediary.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. In his book, Thought, and Language, Vygotsky makes the argument that thought is an inner conversation with ourselves, a collaboration turned inward. Get your school now!

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

The chapter ‘When collaboration kills creativity’ is one that I read very slowly, where I stop and think most. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. And aren’t the extroverts the ones who always prefer collaboration to individual work? Are we right to promote collaborative learning? Collaboration became a sacred concept – the key multiplier for success.

Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)

Clark Quinn

And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive. And, we know that collaboration is more powerful than solo ideation. So, a real opportunity is to collaborate to create models. What I was thinking of, extending my thoughts about AR in general , that annotating the world is valuable, but how about collaboratively annotating the world? They might even collaborate on doing that.

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

You would like to improve problem-solving capacities…. We’re not talking about maths problems or technical problems with one right answer. This is about real-life complex problem-solving which is almost always done together with other people out there.

Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

Founded in 1988, VON has evolved into a community of practice for clinicians from more than 1000 neonatal intensive care units and level I and II hospital nurseries around the world. DZ: We have two types of collaboratives. Tamer Ali – SVP Education – Community Brands.

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

An instructional designer by profession who started her career anlayzing learner needs, creating micro-design documents, writing story-boards and discussing the nitty-gritty of course navigation with visual designers, I have long been interested in the power of social, collaborative and informal learning. One's ability to solve a problem or find an answer to a burning issue via one's network was fast becoming the measure of one's success. communities of practice Reflection

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Moodle community. Adapt community. Join in the discussion with a Community of thousands of HR and L&D Professionals”. 13 Moodle community.

Knowledge, practice and community

Learning with e's

In this post, I extend this idea into the work Lave did with Etienne Wenger, which has become known as Communities of Practice. The work of Lave and Wenger advances this concept, turning its focus to the people who make up the learning communities we are all a part of.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

The conversation started with his comment to my link/post on Collaboration in a complex business environment , which incidentally I had put up on Amplify. The post is an attempt to begin an analysis of what is required to build and maintain trust and thus facilitate collaboration.

Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw

Jane Hart

Social Collaboration Services focus on supporting collaborative working and the building of internal networks, communities and collaboration spaces. Social Collaboration. So social collaboration then is both about working and learning.

12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. As I showed in my recent blog post , there are some big differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social/collaborative business. Want to find out more Online Communities ?

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre.

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

The chapter ‘When collaboration kills creativity’ is one that I read very slowly, where I stop and think most. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. And aren’t the extroverts the ones who always prefer collaboration to individual work? Are we right to promote collaborative learning? Collaboration became a sacred concept – the key multiplier for success.

Planning Collaboration Activities

eFront

Don’t get us wrong, but delivery quality truly creates a learning community – the inevitable soul of the eLearning course. Let’s discover how you can be mindful in planning and implementing a well-collaborated course – an increasingly important post-launch activity.

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. Here is a chart that shows the extent, as well as some of the features of different types of social learning in an organisation – with the red bordered area showing the work that can be described as social collaboration. So why is there a need to focus on social collaboration ?

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Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

Effective peer coaching ensures that the learning community carries on functioning long after the course ends, because people help each other put their newly acquired skills into practice. Creating learning communities. The group becomes a true learning community.

TCC09 Keynote: Global Collaboration in the Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

In this presentation, Sue Waters will guide you on a tour of how educators, from different educational sectors, utilize web technologies with their learners to collaborate on global projects. Global collaboration can be very small; can just be one teacher and one class with blogs or Skype.

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Importance of Collaboration in the Workplace - Tip #215

Vignettes Learning

In a recent article by Josh Bersin , he acknowledged that we are indeed living in a skills-based community in which people, especially workers, want to learn everything quickly. Employees commonly collaborate to complete tasks and improve their work situations.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

EPISODE 30 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Today I’m thrilled to welcome two executives from Community Brands – EVP and General Manager, Tristan Jordan , and Director of Marketing, Tara Pawlak. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: JOHN: First, maybe we should introduce Community Brands.

7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

EI Design

The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach. In this article, I’ll explore the top 7 benefits of collaborative eLearning. Collaborative eLearning: 7 Top Advantages To Consider. Collaborative eLearning involves group work.

Closer Collaboration with Colleges Can Close the Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

Jerry Brown approves a bill passed by the legislature in September, California will join Oregon and Tennessee on the list of states offering tuition-free community college programs. That’s why a regional and state-level approach via community colleges makes sense. “It’s If Gov.

The eThink Impact: How We Support the Moodle Community Globally

eThink Education

The global Moodle community continues to drive product development and support the open source mission. . What is the Moodle Community? . It’s important to note th at th e Moodle Community isn’t simply the collection of users leveraging or learning through the platform.

Collaboration: A mantra that makes work play!

ID Reflections

Collaboration is a process through which people who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for solutions that go beyond their own limited vision of what is possible.” I have taken those points that discuss Team Collaboration.

TCC09: Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities

Experiencing eLearning

In this session, we will share a collaborative wiki created by a self-organized, self-managed group of online graduate students. This virtual learning community took the initiative to form a study group and share strategies for completing course problem-solving assignments.

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