Learning in the Collaboration Age

Performance Learning Productivity

In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a project to develop the use of hypertext  to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will. .

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal. This 70:20:10 breakdown has since been supported by subsequent research , though sometimes the ratio is represented as 80:20 to reflect informal learning and formal training respectively.

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Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

It is well documented that the vast majority of learning in the workplace is informal. This 70:20:10 breakdown has since been supported by subsequent research , though sometimes the ratio is represented as 80:20 to reflect informal learning and formal training respectively.

Using Social Collaboration for Pull Learning

InSync Training

As a follow-up to her informative session Engaging Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull , Jennifer Hofmann recently shared the follow-up to that session, Pulling Learners to Your Content: How to Make it Work , with our BYTE session attendees. BYTE Session Recap.

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.

Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model

Web Courseworks

In 2011, Penny Ralston-Berg and I published our book, MindMeld: Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts. A few days ago, I was delighted to learn that my model for micro-collaboration has been applied and evaluated by researchers at Texas A&M University.

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. Why should employees collaborate?

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.

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.

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.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

CourseArc

This is where you get to add one more hat to your collection: Collaboration Coordinator. Technology and Collaboration – The Keys to Success. Like any complex task, the key to successful instructional design is optimal collaboration through technology.

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Dashe & Thomson

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools. Most opinions on the matter, however, don’t provide satisfying conclusions about why collaboration tools are so slow to gain traction in large organizations.

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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.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation. Now, true collaboration is powerful. By collaboration in this sense I mean working together to create a shared representation. So one supported ‘collaborative conversations’ Um, aren’t conversations inherently collaborative?

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

Is Too Much Collaboration a Bad Thing?

Inkling

Most companies that employ collaborative practices can probably tell you that they see many of collaboration’s benefits. As it turns out, the law of diminishing returns applies to collaboration as well. Organizations are starting to see a backlash from too much collaboration, as reported by the Harvard Business Review , and the result is ruining the gains that collaboration should provide. What does too much collaboration look like and how did we get here?

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

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.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Collaborate with a self-organizing team to solve problems. review models, cases, archetypes of successful informal learning.

Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

This method of learning is called informal learning. A whopping 80 percent of learning happens informally , outside of a classroom. After all, people don’t stop learning informally when they step into an office. How an LMS Encourages Informal Learning.

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.

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about informal learning, which ends up sounding like formal learning, and this can be confusing. Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict.

4 Benefits of Collaborative Learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

In collaborative learning, people gain knowledge through interactions and the exchange of information in groups. ” Many studies have demonstrated collaborative learning to be very effective as it improves thinking skills and increases leadership capabilities.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. The eLearning community is headed for more collaboration and less formal instruction.

Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning

Pract.us

Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. Read this article to find out more about Guided Informal Learning. What is Guided Informal Learning?

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. Providing generic, platform related information is not too useful.

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.

Why you should start measuring informal learning today

Docebo

That most organizations simply don’t have a mechanism in place for measuring the ROI of informal and social learning in the workplace is more than just a matter of being “behind the times.”. But now, organizations are coming to terms with the fact that people learn more of what they need to be effective at their job through informal, on-the-job and coaching channels than they do through more formal means. Who do people most often turn to for information?

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6 Benefits of Informal Learning

TalentLMS

Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. In this article, we’ll share with you the strategies to embed informal learning in your eLearning environment to capitalize on this excellent motivating learning style.

Second Way to Evolve with the Modern Learning Culture: Personalize Collaboration

InSync Training

For additional information and support, download the InSync Training infographic, What is Driving the Modern Learning Culture , and watch the recording of the BYTE presentation, The Modern Learning Culture - What Makes it Tick? Collaboration Modern Learning

Collaborative eLearning and Instructional Design Dos and Don’ts

Designing Digitally

Collaborative elearning activities can provide a fresh approach to elearning. However, collaborative activities do not follow the standard procedure of developing instructional design. Here are various dos and don’ts of successful collaborative eLearning activities.

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’. “

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