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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Blended Learning: Different combinations that work

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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.

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?

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.

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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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.

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.

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 |.

Top Benefits of Performance-based Learning via Modern LMS

G-Cube

In today’s modern era, the perfect learning universe comprises of modern Learning Management System (LMS), Learning & Performance Platform (LPP), and Learning Experience Platform (LXP). With shifting focus to deliver ROI-aligned and performance-based learning solutions, the role of LPP for modern corporates is also evolving. The new-age LPP model automatically analyses skills-gaps based on KPIs and KRAs to deliver effective learning.

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 customers, partners, and employees. What is social learning?

E-learners Perspective: What Type of Technology-aided Learning Do They Prefer?

G-Cube

Technology-aided learning is being adopted by the training industry for more than a decade now as most learning leaders in the corporate sector believe that e-learning is the way ahead to train on a continuous basis. By learners as well, e-learning is perceived very positively and it is how they would prefer to learn in future. There are clearly five dominant pedagogical models in e-learning that dominate the trainings being created for corporate 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.

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.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. Collaboration and Innovation – Google’s g2g.

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.

Top 6 Canvas Alternatives and Canvas Competitors in 2020!

Paradiso

Canvas LMS is an open-source cloud-based application that comes with an astounding list of features and provides an engaging learning environment available for its users. They can create discussions and documents in the repository.

10 Training LMS

Ed App

With the varying learning needs of each team and individual in your organization, having a training LMS can help you automate the process of administering and managing training programs, and ensure that the training approach is effective for your employees. Mobile learning.

Are you designing for cooperation or collaboration?

The eLearning Nomad

We’re starting to design learning activities and the current group is facing what eWorkshop designers face with every design: What should be an individual task? What should be done collaboratively? It’s often the difference between cooperation and collaboration that requires the biggest mind shift. The following is a typical activity in online courses out there: “Do this piece of work, share it with others in this forum, read at least 2 other submissions and comment”.

Boost Learners Efficiency With Blended Learning

PSB

Introduction to Blended learning. Blended learning is a term that is increasingly used to describe how e-learning combines traditional teaching methods and independent learning into a hybrid teaching method.

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

G-Cube

Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Traditionally, most enterprise-wide training and learning initiatives are have a top to bottom flow. The reason for this is that sharing and collaboration cannot be forced.

6 Proven Strategies to Create an Unrivaled eLearning System

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

The mode of learning, content presentation, content delivery need to gradually transform to ensure effective content consumption and maximize learner engagement. What’s important is to make sure learning technology is equipped with the right tools to support you. Think about it.