Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. And isn’t adult learning supposed to be about that, too?

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

Millennials’ Virtual Communication Skills are a Boon to Employers . They’ve been learning with social classroom tools and chatting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every waking hour. Their virtual communication/computer skills specifically are a major boon to employers.

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

The “lone wolf” figure is all very well for Westerns and Jason Bourne movies, but when it comes to learning and development, a classroom — whether physical or virtual — full of enthusiastic participants is always a better bet. What do we mean by collaborative learning?

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

Millennials’ Virtual Communication Skills are a Boon to Employers . They’ve been learning with social classroom tools and chatting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. As a result, they actually conceive of communication in a one-to-many paradigm.

Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Now that the learning is finished, it's time to get right to work, right ? Read on for what to do after the formal training to ensure that the real learning begins. Instead, consider embracing social media to see what it can do for you and your team. by AJ George.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“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.

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

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning?

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

Learning Wire

As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

12 Questions to Promote Collaborative Learning

TalentLMS

eLearning course collaboration is one of the hardest things to achieve. Without course collaboration, learning is incomplete, as eLearning is an inherently social process. What areas of this content encourage collaborative learning?

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Today is the age of collaboration. Therefore, the humbled loser approaches the turtle and puts forth a collaborative plan. Put to context, isn’t Continuous learning with a Collaborative mindset the crux of creating a learning culture in any organization ?

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

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.

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.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly?

Collaborative Learning: Moving Beyond Organizational Boundaries Part 2

Nomadic Learning

In last week’s post, Collaborative Learning: Moving beyond organizational boundaries - Part 1 , I explored the extent to which companies remain trapped in silos when it comes to learning, and some of the opportunities they’re missing as a result. Genuine collaboration.

Together, Apart: Collaborative Learning With a Global Team

eLearningMind

In a perfect world, each training session would find your entire team in the same room, learning from each other, and building lasting team relationships. Through satellite offices, telecommuting, and global branches it means that your organization doesn’t have to be in the same time zone, let alone the same room in order to have a learning session. But what about collaborative learning?

3 Steps to Design a Collaborative Learning Strategy That Drives Transformation

Nomadic Learning

Whether it is through the removal of management layers, adoption of agile work processes, or digital tools to empower people to work in teams, a culture of collaboration is driving modern companies forward. It’s time we change the conversation in learning to developing teams, not just people.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

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.

Collaborative Learning: Moving Beyond Organizational Boundaries - Part 1

Nomadic Learning

In this two-part article, I explore why learning—and the exchange of knowledge—must move beyond the borders of single organizations to reach entire business ecosystems. In Part 1, I try to understand why learning beyond firm boundaries is so important, and what the benefits to forward-thinking organizations might be. In Part 2, I suggest four principles for effective collaborative learning across organizational borders. Why is their learning?

Social Learning & The Benefits of Employee Generated Content [Customer Story]

Docebo

Patrick Veenhoff, head of Learning & Development at Swisscom, showcases social learning’s benefits. In June 2017, Swisscom Enterprise Customers switched from a top-down L&D content generated approach to a social learning marketplace.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social for some or all learners?

Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

The organization is a social place. 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.

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. What costs could be avoided/lessened, and to what extent, if Informal Learning tools were embraced in work processes?

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What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

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.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

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.).

Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. Good centuries-old social networking. The fact that it does exist means the people have a universal communications tool at their disposal.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

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.

Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

The organization is a social place. 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.

Social Networking: As Easy as Pie

ID Reflections

While we all know it is imperative today to network in order to keep up with the changing trends and shifting paradigms, to a new comer into the arena of social networking and the virtual world, the reality can hit hard.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)?

The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborativelearning. It allows for easy collaboration and file sharing among employees.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. How do you define social learning? What isn’t social learning? Social learning is new.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ 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. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

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Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.