Collaborative learning

Ed App

As I began to study pedagogy more and simultaneously observe in the classroom, I began to see that collaborative learning has a definite place in an educational framework. What is the fear about collaborative learning? Why I needed to update my view on collaborative learning.

How To Create Engaging Discussion Forums

Dan Keckan

This article will discuss innovative ways you can make your discussion forums "the happening place" in your online classroom. The forums are the most interactive part and the heart of your online classroom. eLearning Best Practices Collaborative Learning eLearning Games Learner Engagement Online Discussions Quiz ActivityThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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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. So, while collaboration between employees can certainly create engaging learning experiences, the learning also needs to be impactful and aligned to the learning objectives.

How to Improve Cross-Department Collaboration

KnowledgeCity

Have you ever needed to collaborate with other departments to complete a project, only to find yourself trapped in the endless cycle of fruitlessly syncing up meeting schedules and sending yet another follow-up email? But how can departments cultivate more persuasive collaboration skills?

The Benefits of Improving Department Collaboration

KnowledgeCity

Have you ever needed to collaborate with other departments to complete a project, only to find yourself trapped in the endless cycle of fruitlessly syncing up meeting schedules and sending yet another follow-up email? But how can departments cultivate more persuasive collaboration skills?

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. Even if our approach to training and learning has evolved over time, we still inevitably learn from those we collaborate with. Social learning is usually supported by a specific set of features for example, chat, forum, FAQs, blog, etc.

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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Getting Learners to Collaborate in a Virtual Learning Environment

ScholarLMS

Traditional learning environments serve as natural hubs of social or collaborative learning. Collaborative learning in virtual or online learning environments, on the other hand, happens only if learning programs support and promote interactivity and learner engagement.

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. How to Add a Discussion Forum to Your Learning Management System? ProProfs has come up with a unique way to help you add a discussion forum to your online training.

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Asia Pacific Forum, leading coalition of National Human Rights Institutions, selects EdApp to help drive human rights goals through mobile education

Ed App

The Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF), has today announced the implementation of EdApp to support member National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) promote and protect human rights at the national and international level. . Welcome, Asia Pacific Forum!

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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. Asynchronous Form: via group discussion, forums, interaction, seminars, etc. One can make use of all the features of the synchronous and asynchronous forms of learning to encourage collaborative learning. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

How Collaborative Learning Can Help To Improve The Learning Experience

Wizcabin

Collaborative learning is an online training approach that involves students and instructors coming together to interact through chats and forums. In this post, we’ll be exploring the different ways collaborative learning can help you improve the overall learning experience. Collaborative Learning Helps To Build Teamwork Skills. Collaborative learning involves learners working in groups to achieve a common goal.

10 Tools to Help Learners Collaborate Online

LearnDash

How can learners collaborate more effectively online? Your LMS should come with a forum, and this may be all your learners need to coordinate their project. Forums. The nice thing about forums is that there is hardly a learning curve to using them. Everyone knows what they are and likely at some point has interacted in a forum. When managed properly, forums can add a great deal of value to your learning program.

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features. Collaboration is something millennials want to see more of in the workplace. Zach Cutler, contributor to the Huffington Post , wrote, “In a recent survey, nearly half of Millennials employed in the education industry indicated their employers have outdated collaboration practices.” Collaboration matters to Generation Y; eLearning expert Christopher Pappas understands this.

Supplementing Your Knowledge Through Online Communities And Forums

Dan Keckan

Social Learning Collaborative Learning Online Collaboration Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsIf you want to succeed in your profession, you have to keep learning. There are lots of eLearning courses that can help you gain the skills you need. Once you have learned all you can, what’s next? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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9 tips for successfully including peer collaboration in an online course

The eLearning Nomad

Often when I ask new clients why they opt for a ‘blended’ program, they indicate the need for people to work together – implying that true collaboration can only happen face-to-face. Many of our clients run successful collaborative eWorkshops (mostly asynchronous, so no or few webinars ). In fact, there might be more collaboration in an online version compared to its face-to-face equivalent because we’re giving people more time to think and formulate their contributions.

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

Learning Cafe

We discuss: Panel Discussion 1- CLO Forum. Panel Discussion 2 – Consultants Forum. Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. The post Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT.

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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? The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum? Here’s my 3 reasons why Curatr doesn’t have a discussion forum (and never will): 1. Empty forums are an all too common occurrence in Learning Management Systems.

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Keynoting Texas Community College Technology Forum 2010

Kapp Notes

on learning preferences, expectations and collaboration. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by The Texas Community College Forum. On Friday, I’ll be in the big o’le state of Texas speaking about the future of technology for community colleges. I do a lot of work with community colleges and know first hand the innovative technologies and first class hands-on education that community colleges can provide.

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Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features. Collaboration is something millennials want to see more of in the workplace. Zach Cutler, contributor to the Huffington Post , wrote, “In a recent survey, nearly half of Millennials employed in the education industry indicated their employers have outdated collaboration practices.” Collaboration matters to Generation Y.

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

Learning Cafe

Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Workplace Trends ForumThursday, December 10, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2015 and it is not be missed.

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‘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. The term discussion forum implies that the tool has to be used for discussions. Universities make it compulsory to post in online course forums because, without the threat, people don’t do it.

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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. The mere addition of a discussion forum isn’t enough – we need a much more strategic approach to enable participatory learning to happen.

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.

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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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 social interactions with online peers, instructors, and experts. As a result, everyone gets what they need from the collaborative eLearning experience. Collaborative eLearning involves group work.

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. The challenge of independent e-learning is isolation, so our learning platform technology gives its users access to a community of learners, enabling them to share, reflect and discuss using communication tools such as forums, comment threads and real-time chat facilities.

Integrating Audio into E-Learning Courseware: eLearning Guild Online Forum

The E-Learning Curve

The eLearning Guild's next Online Forum taking place on June 4th & 5th is called Lights, Camera, Action: Using Media to Engage the Learner. Here's what the Forum will cover: It wasn’t. Tags: seminar integrating audio audio editor conference benefits of e-learning collaboration tools online forum rapid e-learning eLearning Guild constructivist learning environment

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Why the Workplace Digital Divide Matters

Learning Rebels

The divide is about the failure of organizations to provide clear digital pathways for ease of communication, collaboration, and innovation. Most L&D leaders realize that positive social structure is a direct link to workplace engagement, collaboration and professional growth.

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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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. Effective Collaboration Activities: Types and Ideas. Training experts highly encourage the use of the following collaboration activities – methods: · Small group assignments. Homework forums.

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. Themes within this year’s main LT conference included Leadership, Organisational Hierarchy and the place of Social and Collaborative Tech in L&D. We’ve grown up with the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, so these ‘new ways’ to collaborate and communicate are as embedded as they get from the word go.

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

Learning Cafe

Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. Learning Cafe Events Learning Cafe Webinar Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed.

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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. When employees participate in open forum discussions, they get a sense of belonging with the company. We are currently residing in societies which have the facilities to be able to network, collaborate and coordinate on an international scale.

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. GLF represents a collaborative group of educators from across government and private universities and organizations exploring and prototyping the use of open 3D worlds in support of learning. Second Life is used as our primary open access platform for collaboration.

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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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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. If this is the case, consider how some of the low-tech collaborative learning options below might work for your organization. Provide a discussion forum for learners to post their insights from training. By Shelley A. Gable.