Large-scale online course design? Use collaborative learning for high engagement

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The big challenge with large-scale online courses (100+ participants) is to keep people engaged. Offering the course for free does not help either: the threshold for participants to register is very low, but equally low to give up. Such a large and diverse group!

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

Jay Cross

In case you missed it, here are the first and second. 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.

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

Talented Learning

After a decade of explosive market growth, online video has reached critical mass and there’s no turning back. Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. 68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. You get the picture. To engage and educate audiences at scale, you can’t beat the power and reach of online video.

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. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. The word “digital” is on everyone’s lips; however, organizations are stumbling when trying to put in place a holistic strategy and implementation plan that will take into account the mega-shifts heralded by these forces. The power of digital is transformative.

10 Best Online Teaching Tools of 2022

ProProfs

Choosing the best online teaching tool is one of the many prerequisites in today’s time. . Which solution is going to help me teach the learners effectively and seamlessly? ” or “ which virtual classroom is going to be the most fun to teach in?

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. It’s a spectrum, and we need to move along the spectrum to make the best of the world we are in. For those who missed it, here’s the compiled chat in Storify.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I have been reading a spate of articles and posts related to the need for a change in the way organizations function. The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. 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.

Top 10 Employee Training Tools

ProProfs

Investing in the best employee training tools for workplace learning and development ( L&D ) is not a choice anymore; it is a necessity. Whether you’re training just 10 learners or 1,000, there’s always a need for organized and consistent learning.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2022

Limestone Learning

Many companies consider new tools, ideas or strategies at this time of year, but it’s not always easy to find the right approach. The Bob Pike Group is all about working the wall, flipcharts, games, surveys, storyboards, mind maps and displaying their work for the class to see.

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10 Digital Learning Platforms

Ed App

Digital learning platforms provide learners with high-quality online training thanks to modern technology using computers and mobile devices. Have a look at the 10 digital learning platforms that we’ve carefully selected to meet the needs of your learners in this digital era.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this conference list.

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. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating sociallearning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

Steve Denning What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners.

5 Tips for Training Millennials and Improving Engagement

eLearningMind

Sandwiched between the buzzworthy Gen Z-ers and dependable Gen X-ers, millennials currently make up a significant portion of the workforce. Sure, a great break room and free lunch worked to lure millennial talent in 2015, but what is the modern millennial looking for? Diversity.

Virtual Team Leadership Training: 4 Tips To Lead Your Team To Success

NovoEd

Leading a virtual team has its difficulties, but is an important skill to learn in this increasingly digitized world. But with some virtual team leadership training, you can effectively lead your team to the desired outcome. Depending on the course, focusing a team around a specified interest can help by connecting with your teammates around a shared interest through the team name and/or description. Virtual teams function differently depending on the size.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of "digital mindset " in the employees or leadership or both.

Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Organizations, i.e., the business leaders and executives are not interested in learning. Nor do they care much about collaboration. Business cares only about the outcome. 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. How can facilitating collaboration help the organization?

What is Knowledge Management? The Benefits of a Knowledge Management Strategy

WalkMe Training Station

By making the most of the knowledge available to us, we’re positioned to achieve greatness in various domains. This is applicable in many business contexts, where decision making is at the heart of performance. With all this knowledge at our fingertips, it’s essential we learn how to manage it effectively. If you’re intrigued to learn more, let’s begin with a base definition: What is Knowledge Management? Avoid Making the Same Mistakes Twice.

Augmented Reality: The Trending Buzz for the Sales Organizations to Boost Employee Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction & Overall Business Outcomes

G-Cube

Today, it is not so daunting to pull off this technology as modern organizations are all set to transform the workplace. In today’s digital era, AR provides an effective learning experience for the modern workforce, especially in niche domains. Currently, AR technology has spread its wings in the fields of marketing, sales, robotics, onboarding and more. It wanted to leverage the potential of Ayurveda as the modern way of living. The Final Word.

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). I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

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) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

Make Your Social Network A Learning Tool

CLO Magazine

By understanding how informal networks communicate and collaborate, social network analysis can facilitate more effective learning program design and promote more innovative collaboration. The effect of these networks on culture and learning can be significant, as they improve the speed and efficiency of information exchange. Diverse networks describe structures that have connections to broader, more distant individuals and groups.

Who Leads the Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Even for those who have years of experience, mentoring and guidance under their belts, making the leap to an executive leadership position is a challenge that is hard to fully prepare for. And once there the leaders have to be in a constant state of learning to be successful. Yet, few companies invest in the kind of learning and development programs that can ease the transition, and this lack of training translates to a distinct lack of leadership.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

The onset of fall has a funny way of drawing our attention to how quickly the year is whizzing by, and invariably we’re playing catch-up. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning.

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

As learning specialists, we’re always thinking about how to make knowledge digestible and palatable—like those chocolate bars you wish you hadn’t eaten, only good for you! And there are plenty more L&D practitioners on the case, serving up free webinars full of bite-sized information. Not just because that’s good for business, but also because continuous improvement is the key to keeping today’s employees focused and motivated. The good news? The major pitfall?

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Clark Quinn and I led a discussion on Reinventing Organizational Learning at LearnTrends this morning. The recording will be up before the day is over, but I thought you might enjoy the discussion that went with it. The back channel becomes part of the overall message. Moderator (Jay Cross) to Clark Quinn: You have the baton now. it looks like the sky in Indy too if you add big gray rain clouds, take away the sunlight, and change the blue to gray.