Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration

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Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts.

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

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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.

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

In thinking about the Coherent Organization , the original proposal from my colleague Harold Jarche was that were two key attitudes: collaboration and cooperation. And I find myself talking about collaboration and communication. So why do I talk about communication and collaboration?

9 Tips for Fostering Employee Collaboration

Pract.us

You can make collaboration a key part of employee learning and development as well as innovation and problem solving. Building a culture of collaboration in your company can improve everything from revenue to employee satisfaction. Collaborate with your team.

Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

In such a scenario, it becomes imperative to work collaboratively. Collaborative working may be thought of as a collective effort to solve a problem at hand. Needless to say, technology is a boon to collaborative learning. The organization is a social place.

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.

Top 5 collaboration tools

Sponge UK

Creating effective elearning requires many different skills and collaboration between team members is crucial to success. Collaborating effectively should be part of every day at all organisations. Having the right files available when you need them makes for better collaboration.

Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

In order for an MOOC to work, it needs to be built around an intriguing idea that will capture the attention of every single participant, be it a student, or an employee of the company. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees.

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What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us

Nick Leffler

There are many benefits from sharing ideas at work. I thought it would be good to write this because I occasionally hear people talk about sharing creates stolen ideas and in return fighting over those stolen ideas. There are other thoughts on why sharing ideas at work shouldn’t be done but my focus on why it’s a good idea is based on this opposition. Every time I share ideas with others and have a discussion with them I get better.

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Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Nor do they care much about collaboration. It is up to us--L&D professionals--to connect learning and collaboration to business goals like customer satisfaction, efficient troubleshooting, innovative design ideas, reduced production time, and such.

How to Create Learning Game Ideas

Bottom-Line Performance

How to Create Learning Game Ideas. Trading (An interesting dynamic as you have to cooperate and collaborate as well as compete. When it comes to idea generation, the best way to improve the quality and originality of your ideas is to start from where you are, then challenge yourself.

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Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with e's

Eventually I try some of these ideas out with my students. Often I share those ideas and outcomes on this blog. It's gratifying when people listen to these ideas, try them out and then come back to tell me how well they have worked.

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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.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

But social media platforms are just technologies that have enabled a more fundamental transformation, and not just in business: today communication, collaboration, and social interaction take center stage in our lives, in our work, and in our learning.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Dave Meier , proponent of Collaborative Learning , says that technology can foster social isolation; and learning in isolation has serious limitations for most people. Technology works best, says Meier, when it helps create learning environments that are: Collaborative.

How to Create Learning Game Ideas

Bottom-Line Performance

How to Create Learning Game Ideas. Trading (An interesting dynamic as you have to cooperate and collaborate as well as compete. When it comes to idea generation, the best way to improve the quality and originality of your ideas is to start from where you are, then challenge yourself.

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Collaborating for greater success

Learning Wire

You can leverage hierarchical relationships to motivate people; the idea is to help staff members understand how important the training is, for their teams and their personal goals. People in groups can easily network, sharing information and ideas.

Teasing apart cooperation and collaboration

Clark Quinn

There have been a couple of recent proposals about the relative role of cooperation and collaboration, and I’m trying to make sense of them. He has coordination as a subsidiary to cooperation and on to collaboration. And collaboration is when we’re working together with a goal but not clear how we’ll get there. He sees collaboration as working together to achieve a goal that’s for the organization, whereas cooperation goes beyond.

Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

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When an entire organization of individuals is united in their mission and undergirded by collaboration, nothing is impossible for them. Some companies have a culture that is richly collaborative. A collaborative atmosphere is a breeding ground for corporate growth and financial success.

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.

Planning Collaboration Activities

eFront

Let’s discover how you can be mindful in planning and implementing a well-collaborated course – an increasingly important post-launch activity. Let’s explore the planning stage of eLearning program collaboration. Collaboration is an important part of the eLearning course.

What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

Here is a section on collaboration: COLLABORATIVE DESIGN. WHAT DOES COLLABORATION LOOK LIKE IN A DEVELOPMENT TEAM? Our agile team has worked hard to become more collaborative and ensure that everyone has a voice.

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In Response to Collaboration Provides Autonomy

ID Reflections

From: Anecdote: Collaboration provides autonomy A very short post from Anecdote, the para jumps out at you, not only because it is the first para in a post that is 3 paragraphs long, but because of the underlying message it conveys. Tags: Reflection Collaboration communication

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.

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.

Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts – Part 3, Genesis of the 5 Factors of Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

When I began researching organizational leadership theories and how they help companies and establishments realize their potential and bring their ideas fruition, I found that there was a consistent focus on teaching managers how to lead holistically.

From Idea to LMS Implementation: Starting Out in eLearning

eFront

Learning management system implementation will involve close collaboration with the provider. And this collaboration goes beyond just LMS configuration and integration with your current systems and processes.

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. Faculty and students across all institutions have opportunities to collaborate and share ideas and resources via social networking activities like blogging and Tweeting. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have lately been moving in different directions.

Storyboarding: Key Point Of Success In Collaborative Course Authoring

Geenio

I will begin by reminding you that a storyboard is something like a schematic of your course that displays its main ideas and sometimes even its design in a clear and demonstrative manner.

6 Creative Ideas To Use Serious Games In Corporate eLearning

EI Design

In this article, I’ll explore 6 creative ideas on how to use serious games in your corporate eLearning strategy. Have no fear, because here are 6 creative ideas to use serious games in corporate eLearning. Is your serious game strategy getting a bit stale?

Why and how you should foster a culture of collaboration

Pure Learning

Collaboration is at risk of becoming yet another hollow buzz word. It’s one that sees the adoption of important core principles like collaboration or social learning but believing that all it takes to implement them is an investment in a ‘tool’. “

Collaboration in the Enterprise Infographic

Jane Hart

The following infographic comes courtesy of the Socialcast blog, where they say: “Collaboration is based on the idea that sharing knowledge through cooperation helps solve problems more efficiently. CollaborationIn the enterprise, this principle couldn’t be more true, especially as more and more employees are engaging with one another through asynchronous, socially-geared technology.&#.

Wizardly Collaboration and HyperCard

Clark Quinn

Normally, when we talk about performance support and collaboration, we think of creating job aids. In content, we are using wikis as tools that are open for collaborative updating. The idea that occurred to me was to have collaborative wizards; wizards written in a simple but reasonably powerful language that are open for editing. Imagine having a collaborative HyperCard!

Utilize your LMS to Foster Collaborative Learning at the Workplace

CommLab India

According to Brandon Hall’s 2014 Social and Collaborative Learning study, 85% companies had started experimenting with social learning and organizations were expected to increase their focus on social and collaborative learning by 2015. Let’s explore a few more collaborative features.