Adding Discussion Forums to Your LMS

ProProfs

Adding a discussion forum is a good idea to achieve a vibrant LMS that engulfs learners and elevates their appetite to learn. Therefore, including a discussion forum in LMS is an ideal solution to build collaboration by bringing learners and instructors on a single converging point.

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Why Make Discussion Forums Part of Your Online Courses?

CommLab India

Discussion forums are integral to collaborative learning. Find out why you need to make them an integral component of e-learning courses. Learning Technology Online Courses

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3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? First we created an area for ‘group discussions’ to happen.

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Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

G-Cube

Collaboration is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm – so it is a great practice for the workplace. However, many L&D managers often worry that collaborative learning might not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team.

‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity.

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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.

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Does that mean students don’t want to collaborate? Most likely they’ll find an answer in the forum that reflects what they wanted to say. So how then do you get a real and meaningful discussion going?

How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

Although collaborative learning is an essential approach, one can further enhance it with the use of social learning. In this article, we’ll be looking at how you can use social learning to boost collaborative learning. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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

The eLearning Nomad

We’re moving (far) away from instructivism to embrace constructivism instead – a collaborative problem-based eWorkshop supports this philosophy. Empowerment requires facilitation and collaboration, both key components of eWorkshops. This again requires facilitation and collaboration.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Intrinsic motivation is obvious to anyone who knows the saying “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink” In other words, you can unleash your business champions and push all the promotion you like, but if the individuals who comprise your target audience lack a collaborative attitude, they won’t use Yammer. Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use.

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Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinar

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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Content Curation – New L&D Mindset & Skill Set – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinar

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinar

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.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Panel Discussion 1- CLO Forum. Panel Discussion 2 – Consultants Forum. The post Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013.

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Digital Disruption – Opportunity and Threat for L&D. LearningCafe Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. Scott Dinsdale – Scott … Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Workplace Trends ForumThursday, January 28, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney.

CAC-Panel Discussion-Consulting/Contracting

Kapp Notes

Next, we had a panel discussion called Working Collaboratively and Independently Simultaneously:Independent and Contractor and Small Business Forum. The discussion also centered around how each person got started as a contractor.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2015. What is coming in 2016?

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2015. Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia.

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Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course

eFront

Educational technology tools have enabled multiple channels of collaboration within the online learning environment. In this article, we’ll share the top three forms of collaboration activities for your eLearning course that have proven to enhance eLearning experiences. Homework forums.

New MOOC Environments: Distributed Open Collaborative Courses

Your Training Edge

One of the more interesting models to emerge is the distributed open collaborative course, aka the DOCC. Instead of using a single complete set of learning resources (videos, readings, forums, assignments, tests, and so on) to automatically deliver instruction to all learners, a DOCC consists of individual “nodal” courses built around a central theme. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have lately been moving in different directions.

5 Top Takeaways From Learning Technologies Summer Forum 16

Unicorn Training

Despite the weather feeling a little more like October than June, today was the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum event at Kensington Olympia. Follow us and join the discussion: @Unicorntraining @AbiPears @ChrisTedd @jkennedy2000 @PIPUNICORN

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. Which organisation do you think will be more collaborative? There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

A discussion forum functionality is key for this purpose, other things are nice to have but often blur the decision about the forum to choose. Often there are good functionality including announcing events, hold discussions and news announce.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution. Which organisation do you think will be more collaborative? There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration

CDSM

However, the difference between the two is that social constructivism places an emphasis on the collaborative nature of learning, highlighting the importance of cultural and social influences. In Networks, users share resources and discuss their relevance and impact.

Presentation Recap for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum

Kapp Notes

Agenda for the Global Learning Forum Last night I had the privileged of presenting to the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum (GLF) group in Second Life at Huffman Prairie Chi. Second Life is used as our primary open access platform for collaboration.

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Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

Through the education, networking, and solutions found at the 2016 Technology Conference & Expo, association professionals can work together to collaborate, discover, and explore.” ” Collaborate with Social Learning.

Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration

QuoDeck

Gartner’s estimate claims that about 90% initiatives for social collaboration fail due to the “provide-and-pray” approach- one which says that any new initiative does not necessarily require massive marketing and internal promotion.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. We discuss: Business drivers for Learning in 2013. Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia.

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Low-Tech Ways to Add Social and Collaborative Learning To Your Training Plans

Integrated Learnings

I think we've all heard the buzz about social and collaborative learning. Based on their research, Bersin & Associates suggests that "modern" corporate training organizations are transitioning to collaborative, talent-driven learning. provide us with ways to reach out to others, discuss what's on our mind, and ultimately attempt to make sense of the world around us. Provide a discussion forum for learners to post their insights from training. By Shelley A.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What are the aspects that most of the popular social networks provide that can be used to learn or collaborate and learn?

ROE Tips for Your Association’s Online Community

Association eLearning

Here’s his take: “Associations tend to identify niche verticals within their organization which might benefit from improved collaboration (committees, events, special industry groups etc). Your online community members should feel heard and have the ability to discuss. This is a follow up post to my recent post on ROE vs ROI – A Focus on Engagement ; if you haven’t read it yet, check it out!

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. This can either happen online (for instance over popular social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter and so on) or offline (during group discussions, over coffee or during conferences).