Why discussion forums are helpful in training

Wizcabin

A discussion forums enables instructor-to-student and student-to-student interaction and is the heart of online training because learners from different locations can easily interact and learn from each other. Benefits of the discussion forum in training.

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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.

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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? This included collaborative learning.

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 can elearning forums help employees?

Creativ Technologies

It’s true that the companies need to ensure that employees develop and harness a drive to learn things. This can only happen when the organizations use technology such as online forums to eradicate barriers in communication. How to boost forum posting?

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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. Collaborative Learning Helps To Build Teamwork Skills. Provision Of Mutually Beneficial Learning Experience.

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. What is social learning? Social learning involves human social efforts, to acquire new behaviors, through observing and imitating others. Asynchronous Form: via group discussion, forums, interaction, seminars, etc.

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. Learning is an experience, everything else is just information” Albert Einstein. Social learning technologies: 6 benefits.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. Using content curated from around your organisation or the wider web, Curatr allows course designers to challenge learners to take part in conversations and contribute back to the learning environment with content of their own devising. This active-style of learning – where people actually contribute back to the platform as well as consuming content, has led to excellent results.

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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. technologies can enhance workplace learning. provide us with ways to reach out to others, discuss what's on our mind, and ultimately attempt to make sense of the world around us. By Shelley A. Gable.

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

Adobe Captivate

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. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning?

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Putting a learning platform in place. Learning Networks.

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. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning.

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. Learning from our peers is nothing new, we’ve been doing it from the beginning of our history. Here are some benefits of collaborative learning: Improves workplace productivity. Discussion Forums.

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. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? How can social learning help people learn?

A system-approach to training that sticks

CLO Magazine

Referred to as the Great Resignation, the World Economic Forum projects a 41 percent turnover of existing employees. A superior approach embraces a collaborative intersection of these three disciplines. When they use what they have learned, it sticks.

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Collaborative online learning breaks down silos

CLO Magazine

Learning on your own is, frankly, dull,” notes a senior learning leader at a global payments technology company. That kind of learning allows people to grow much faster.”. It really expanded the power of an hour-long live panel, having the collaborative wrap-around.

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. This means many associations are wrestling with fundamental questions at the intersection of social and learning: One social system or two?

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. Wikis are simple, efficient tools for managing knowledge and collaborating. They’re easy to learn and use. Wikis are online so users can access, collaborate, and share content, knowledge and files anytime, anywhere. DISCUSSION BOARD : Check if your LMS provides a Discussion Board feature.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

G-Cube

Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. A blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. A successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure. Existing capabilities of learners as well as their receptiveness towards a new learning platform also needs to be ascertained.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 10 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 10 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: What does it take to create a compelling facilitated team learning experience? KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. Want to learn more?

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In this series I try to report some of my experiences with Adobe Captivate while searching for better learning results and experiences both in live training and online training. This typical method was used not only for live classes, but also to provide better learning assets to students combining working with self-study. I tried out a new method, project-based learning in group? Discussion groups were created on the LMS. Intro.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? You can kickstart the process by creating a discussion forum on your website. Of course, live-streaming access, alone, doesn’t guarantee learning. Plus, you can use this valuable feedback when developing additional learning resources and programming for future conferences.

Engaging Millennials with Modern Training Delivery Methods

Infopro Learning

What makes today’s millennial generation different is their preference to learn at their own pace and upskill through continuous learning. This helps them hone their skills, engage more, and learn faster. Focusing More on Collaborative Learning.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. A MOOC is an intrinsically participative, collaborative mode of learning.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Learning and instructional techniques that integrate e-learning (such as podcasts and online discussion) mobile learning (such as just-in-time training and performance support) and instructor-led training (such as lectures and tutorials). Condition: Component of a learning objective that describes the specific situation in which the performance occurs.

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.

If We’re “All in This Together,” Why Do I Feel So Alone?

KnowledgeOne

It is easy to think of remote learning—specifically, remote learning that is not “voluntary”—as something of a relegation into unfamiliar educational territory. Collaborative Learning: A Practical Guide. Learning Experience Designer @KnowledgeOne |.

What is an Online Learning Community?

Instancy

This article discusses the concept of a ‘learning community’ that goes far beyond the notion of a course or a learning program. Building a learning community can create an ongoing learning environment. A learning community may include many users, playing many roles.

Top 5 LMS Trends To Drive Learners Engagement

Online education using WordPress as LMS

The adoption of eLearning and online learning is going higher everyday. In this article, we will discuss the five trends that will help you in driving today’s learners engagement rate. Engagement is a critical component in the overall learning experience. Social Learning.

If you can’t package the knowledge, then don’t package your courses.

The eLearning Nomad

E-learning packages tend to pretend they have the answers though. The examples in many self-paced e-learning modules aren’t what trainees really face in their workplaces. Good e-learning designers try so hard to include examples from each target region or group, but it is so much more complicated than that. Self-paced individual e-learning is often shallow (how many more ‘introductions to…’ do we need?) The problem isn’t e-learning.

But What About Aggregators and LMSs?

Intrepid by VitalSource

They have collaborative features, don't they? Kinda, but content aggregation platforms perpetuate the problems of content-focused learning. These useful but limited solutions exclude collaborative, contextual elements through which skill transformation takes root. Unlike content-focused methodologies in which learners listen passively, absorb content, and then take a validating quiz, collaborative learning helps learners move beyond memory games and into accountability.

The secret to remote onboarding that’s hiding in plain sight

CLO Magazine

Neglecting the power of collaborative learning was perhaps understandable in the days of in-person onboarding. The psychology of collaborative learning in onboarding. Collaborative learning isn’t a unified pedagogical approach.

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8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. As we also learn through an inner conversation with ourselves. In his book, Thought, and Language, Vygotsky makes the argument that thought is an inner conversation with ourselves, a collaboration turned inward.