Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

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It’s the collaboration between your workforce and their peers. We use sites like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook not only to connect with each other, but to learn from one another. Whether it’s learning how to give yourself a fade at home during COVID-19 from your favorite local barber (we don’t encourage this), or learning to bake bread (this is probably fine), one thing has become clear: social and collaborative learning are what we’re used to.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

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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.

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How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

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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. Why is social learning important for boosting collaborative learning?

Effective Collaborative Learning - The Nomadic Way

Nomadic Learning

One of the great dangers of working in a rapidly changing industry like Learning and Development is the proliferation of fads. Perhaps no term better demonstrates this phenomenon than “Social Learning.” A few short years ago Social Learning was everywhere. Learning Experience Platforms added an ability to share content and decided they were “social” too. Most digital learning experiences continued to focus on individuals, learning on their own.

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. Research through the years has shown that collaborative learning produces better outcomes than individual or competitive efforts, regardless of cultural, socioeconomic or geographic factors. What do we mean by collaborative learning?

Top Benefits of Performance-based Learning via Modern LMS

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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 robust performance management platforms offer personalized training content to meet pertinent needs.

Effective Use Of Collaboration And Social Learning At Workplace To Improve Learning And Performance

eLearning Industry

Collaboration is the key to being a successful learning organization. Social learning in the workplace plays a big part in a collaborative learning environment. In this article, I will share my thoughts on how collaborative tools can help employees learn better and improve their work performance. Social Learning Collaborative Learning Employee Performance Online Collaboration Social Learning Tips

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 ? The progress of technology and changing lifestyles globally- are instrumental in laying the contours of an ecosystem where collaboration will play a major role.

3 Steps to Design a Collaborative Learning Strategy That Drives Transformation

Nomadic Learning

According to Bersin , high-performing organizations in the digital age operate as empowered networks, coordinated through culture, systems, and talent mobility. 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.

Effective Use Of Collaboration And Social Learning At Workplace To Improve Learning And Performance

Tesseract Learning

Collaboration is the key to being a successful learning organization. Social learning in the workplace plays a big part in a collaborative learning environment. In this article, I will share my thoughts on how collaborative tools can help employees learn better and improve their work performance

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Most managers have heard of the watercooler effect without ever having the meaning of the concept sink in to their understanding of how it relates to performance and collaboration. A couple of studies released this summer dealing with performance and collaboration in teams merit consideration. Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship.

A Framework For Content Curation

Learnnovators

Surely we can put more design into our curation efforts so that the fruits of our labour are more efficient, meaningful, and effective…? As learning in the workplace inevitably informalises, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. Essentially this means putting the topic into context for them, clarifying how it relates to their role, and explaining why they should bother learning it.

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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5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Connecting with distant learners, and keeping them engaged throughout the learning journey, is a challenge for L&D professionals. This new learning environment means trainers need to work “differently” to keep learners engaged. And, given that this non-traditional learning environment requires an equally “non-traditional” training approach, L&D teams must look at offering more immersive virtual learning experiences. What Is Immersive Learning?

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. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving.

“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. I have included the diagram below for reference: When we operate in the Complex zone, we can only connect cause and effect in hindsight.

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

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The Digital revolution has laid new paths for training and thus, enterprises are coming up with effective ways to deliver corporate training. This is what makes video training more effective than regular classroom training. Video training supports multisensory learning.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 5 – Emotion

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of emotion in learning, and we’ll close by finally putting it all together. We want to shift from creating content to designing learning experiences. To start, we need to understand the effects of emotions on learning. Confidence: Confidence is another factor in learning.

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. Employees, who have been using emails and, perhaps, mailing lists and google groups till then as their mode of communication and collaboration, are now expected to use the collaboration platform for their day to day business.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Clearly, both these aspects converge to an increase on: Online training: Particularly mLearning or mobile learning. Blended learning. Create highly engaging and interactive learning sessions with your learners. Truly Collaborative.

5 Strategies to Maximize and Measure the Impact of Training Programs

EI Design

Workforce development programs are essential in enhancing employee performance and, more significantly, driving business results. During the Training Needs Analysis (TNA) , L&D teams concentrate on the learning objectives and what strategy would enable them to achieve these objectives.

What all do you endure when planning effective employee onboarding

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To have an effective employee onboarding process, organizations must endure certain things while planning. What You Need To Creating Effective Employee Onboarding Process In Your Organization. To have an effective employee onboarding process, your organization must endure certain things. I’m sure you’ll agree with me that peer collaboration has a positive effect on the productivity level of employees in an organization.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

An abundance mindset symbolized by a collaborative and cooperative approach, open-mindedness, gratitude, appreciation and trust are hallmarks of a digital and connected world. This in turn makes it difficult for them to be learning agile or to adjust to a rapidly changing and ambiguous world. On the other hand, people with a growth mindset are likely to take every opportunity to pull the resources they need to perform better. Collaborative Approach.

The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance

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However, before integrating such software, you need to learn how to use it effectively to gain the desired results. In this post, we list some of the ways that can help you to use your LMS in a simple yet effective manner. This way, you can educate your employees regarding the need for safety compliance and their role to make it effective. Create Online Safety Training’s Using LMS software, the learning process can be made much easier and simpler.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. Lots of the opportunities to improve come through the network, through the people we learn with and from. Learning leaders should facilitate this learning to optimize outcomes.

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

In another related HBR article with an interesting title, We Should Want Robots to Take Some Jobs , the writer makes a valid point: In the task-centered econom y humans have no value beyond the tasks they perform. This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning.

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INFOGRAPHIC: High Performance Learning Ecosystems

Learnnovators

I’ve previously written about the need to design learning & high performance ecosystems here , and have been reflecting on some common ingredients for effective ones. I’ve captured some of these in the infographic below: 5 Ingredients of HIGH PERFORMANCE ECOSYSTEM : COMPANY CULTURE. PERFORMANCE SUPPORT. COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning.

JANE HART – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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ABOUT JANE HART: Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) – one of the world’s leading websites on learning trends, technologies and tools. She is an international speaker on modern approaches to workplace learning.

Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

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Well-developed employee training programs are necessary to meet the learning & development needs of both existing as well as new employees. Only effective training methods can translate into positive employee performance and a significant bottom-line. Adopt the following time-tested ways to train employees to improve their learning curve and achieve the desired business results. Collaborative Learning. It makes employee training more effective.

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. These are essentially “pull” and collaborative learning modes and cannot be imposed. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Here is a Pinterest board on using Pinterest effectively.

10 Mobile Learning Trends to Adopt in 2020 – To Drive Employee Performance and Behavioral Change

EI Design

According to a survey by the Brandon Hall Group, Mobile Learning now features among the top three business development priorities for companies and ranks only behind the need for seamless business alignment and improved data mining. Loved by learners for the flexibility and control it offers, Mobile Learning is now the dominant mode for online training delivery. Mobile Learning in 2020. Here are my recommendations on Mobile Learning Trends you should adopt in 2020.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

In another related HBR article with an interesting title, We Should Want Robots to Take Some Jobs , the writer makes a valid point: “ In the task-centered economy humans have no value beyond the tasks they perform. This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning.

Getting Started With Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am trying to move to a mode where I’ll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. I happened to mention “ working out loud ” as a practice that is fundamental to social and collaborative learning, and drew a completely blank stare. Share a snippet from the day’s work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned.