Using Social Collaboration for Pull Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
Over the course of this engaging live online event, Jennifer and participants brainstormed on how to leverage social collaborative Pull learning during the various moments of learning need. This blog will share the highlights from their collaborative efforts. BYTE Session Recap.
6 benefits of social & collaborative learning
OCTOBER 20, 2015
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. If social learning has been always there, why has the focus on it increased now?
Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers
OCTOBER 19, 2014
I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. 2.How do we get people to collaborate ?
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
MARCH 18, 2015
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. Social learning
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
MIND-SET CAREER DEVELOPMENT IS NOT A LADDER SOCIAL LEARNING WISDOM OF CROWDS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY CONTENT CURATION AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE AND. was that social learning would be in place. collaboration, both online and off, communities of practice and virtual buddy.
Are you designing for cooperation or collaboration?
The eLearning Nomad
OCTOBER 23, 2014
What should be done collaboratively? It’s often the difference between cooperation and collaboration that requires the biggest mind shift. Because it involves other people, you might think that this is collaboration. This means that the main activities should be collaborative.
Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning
The eLearning Nomad
JANUARY 11, 2017
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.
7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning
JANUARY 10, 2017
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. Social Learning
Social Collaborative Tools – A Good Investment for Corporate Training
MARCH 19, 2015
As the world around us gets smaller, technological advancements make it possible for us to collaborate faster and with ease. Savings in Travel Cost: Investing in web collaboration tools gives the greatest benefit of savings in travel costs.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative
Your Training Edge
APRIL 30, 2014
If you were asked to name the top three current trends in business in general, my guess is that “social” would make the list. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).
Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating Collaboration
MAY 20, 2014
A key to enabling virtual learners is to design opportunities for learners to interact and collaborate. But how do you make virtual learning a collaborative experience? The answer sounds simple: find ways to bring participants together for social interaction or to solve a problem.
Collaborating when it matters
AUGUST 31, 2016
” Collaboration was critical. This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration. We need to learn when and how to collaborate. social strategyA dear friend and colleague just wrote about his recent (and urgent) chemo and surgery. I won’t bore you with the details (the odds are you don’t know him), but one thing stuck with me that I do want to share.
Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
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.
Community and Collaborative Learning
JUNE 26, 2011
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.
7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
APRIL 25, 2016
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. Social learning , is of course, not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Bandura’s social learning theory is also well known. Social learningFirst published 25 March 2015.
Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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.
Learning with e's
MAY 4, 2016
Humans are inherently social. Most of our learning is achieved within social contexts. Even when we are on our own, much of our learning through resources such as books and videos is mediated socially - there is another mind behind the resource. We want to be accepted by others.
The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
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.
Social Collaboration 101 (Online Workshop)
APRIL 19, 2015
The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge. This is known as social […]. Social learningNext public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 May In the workplace, people learn continuously as a result of working in their teams.
Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 10, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,
Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development
AUGUST 6, 2015
The diagram traces the evolution of different social technology and their potential to enforce and enable a deep change in how organizations function and their structure. Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding.
Top 5 collaboration tools
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
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.
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,
9 tips for successfully including peer collaboration in an online course
The eLearning Nomad
MARCH 30, 2016
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.
Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! Insanely easy to use , effortless and an expression platform are words that will surely lead you to experiment with the social method of learning.
Motivate, collaborate and reward: using leaderboards in workplace learning
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
They can be added to many workplace learning situations, giving them a social feature that encourages participation and competition. Keep it social. Notifying people of changes to leaderboard positions can be a very effective way to maintain the social interest.
How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 24, 2015
Social learning is not a new concept. Various theories have explained man’s social approach to learning, some of these dating to as back as the 1940s. Social learning , thus waned away. Integrating social learning at the workplace requires the following –.
Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
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.
Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
AUGUST 27, 2015
In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. With no training program to use, the solution was modeled with navigation features similar to the most popular social sites.
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.
The role of collaborative learning in a social landscape
APRIL 4, 2017
At Kineo we’ve been considering how collaborative learning can be incorporated into our social strategy. But before we can do that we first need to define collaborative learning. Is it just a synonym for social learning or does it have its own unique identity? For example, is social learning synchronous and collaborative learning asynchronous? Does the nature of time play a role?
MARCH 30, 2016
I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. So what is good social learning? collaborating to develop a shared response.
Introducing the Social Intranet Index
JULY 8, 2012
There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.
Teasing apart cooperation and collaboration
AUGUST 4, 2015
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.
Social Learning Online: It’s Possible
OCTOBER 26, 2016
A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.
The definition of Enterprise Social Network
AUGUST 26, 2015
social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace
Being clear on collaboration
AUGUST 2, 2016
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?
The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?
AUGUST 23, 2014
Consumers are engaging with social media as never before and changing the way we communicate and share. However using “social” at the workplace is lettered with discussion boards nobody joins or a community withers after the initial enthusiasm.