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. It’s based on the principle of learning that learners can improve on their learning experiences through interactions with others. In this post, we’ll be exploring the different ways collaborative learning can help you improve the overall learning experience.

How Online Programs are Transforming Higher Education Learning

Hurix Digital

Online learning is simple, self-paced, interactive, and convenient. It’s no wonder that students are increasingly opting for online learning over face-to-face classroom programs. The following are some of the benefits of online learning for higher education students: 1.

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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.

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.

6 Immersive Self-paced Learning Strategies to Maximize the Efficiency of Virtual Training Programs

EI Design

In this article, I share 6 immersive Self-paced learning strategies for maximizing the efficiency of your Virtual Training programs. Fully Online (Self-paced Training): Offering highly immersive learning approaches such as Microlearning, Mobile Learning, Gamification, and much more.

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. 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. 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.

Learning Paths: A Roadmap for Effective Training Programs

ProProfs

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. In their book Learning Paths , authors Steven Rosenbaum and Jim Williams state that providing an outline or path to training can help reduce training time by 30% or more. This point underlines the significance of a learning path. Employee training online is all about mapping out a strategy to achieve the learning & development (L&D) needs of your workforce, either old or new.

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?

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher

Learnnovators

Here are our observations on three of the most effective instructional programs that are aimed at equipping people with smart web searching skills (using Google Search Engine, Google Maps, and Google Earth). We found this game highly interesting and engaging; here are the reasons: The ‘game’ element that makes learning truly ENTERTAINING. The ‘bite-sized’ content granularity the game offers (a set of six questions each day) that makes learning EFFORTLESS.

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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?

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? If not, consider ideas like these to improve your educational programming while injecting more personality into your conference marketing: 1) Crowdsource Your Agenda. You can kickstart the process by creating a discussion forum on your website. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

TOP 3 E-LEARNING PROGRAMS TO BECOME A POWER SEARCHER

Learnnovators

Here are our observations on three of the most effective instructional programs that are aimed at equipping people with smart web searching skills (using Google Search Engine, Google Maps, and Google Earth). We found this game highly interesting and engaging; here are the reasons: The ‘game’ element that makes learning truly ENTERTAINING. The ‘bite-sized’ content granularity the game offers (a set of six questions each day) that makes learning EFFORTLESS.

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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.

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.

How Can L&D Teams Design a Virtual Learning Journey that Delivers Seamless Training Results

EI Design

In this article, I share strategies that L&D teams can use to design their Virtual Learning journey and deliver seamless training results. L&D teams clearly need to have an effective strategy in place to design their Virtual Learning journey that delivers seamless training results.

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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.

5 Best Practices of Using an LMS for Training Delivery

CommLab India

How can you make the best use of your Learning Management System (LMS)? You need to launch an internal communications drive to communicate the benefits of the LMS and the programs it delivers. For many, an LMS is synonymous with e-learning. But, an LMS can also be used to manage classroom training programs effectively. Collaborative learning is the order of the day. You can use your LMS to facilitate effective collaboration among your learners.

5 Best Practices of Using an LMS for Training Delivery

CommLab India

How can you make the best use of your Learning Management System (LMS)? So, it is important to bring the LMS to the attention of your staff members.You need to launch an internal communications drive to communicate the benefits of the LMS and the programs it delivers. For many, an LMS is synonymous with e-learning. But, an LMS can also be used to manage classroom training programs effectively. Collaborative learning is the order of the day.

The Five Commandments of Learning: Where It All Begins!

G-Cube

There are certain fundamentals that are common in all the strategies to deliver learning, be it ILT or VILT, WBT or VIDEO, Game based or Gamification, or any other. An experienced Instructional Designer and Trainer/Facilitator recognizes these and makes appropriate use of them while designing or delivering the programs. To explore what are called the ‘commandments of learning’, there may be some views that learning cannot be restricted within certain commandments.

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Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. Through the education, networking, and solutions found at the 2016 Technology Conference & Expo, association professionals can work together to collaborate, discover, and explore.” ” Collaborate with Social Learning. Extend the conversation with learning communities.

10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

Earlier I had shared the 8 things to follow while implementing blended learning via an LMS. For some of you the question might still be – why should my, or any organization for that matter, implement blended learning via an LMS? I am sure that nothing but a few foreseeable merits of leveraging an LMS for blended learning will encourage and motivate you to think about implementing it in your organization. Easy and secure exchange of learning data.

8 Reasons to Transform Your Learning Content to Mobile Learning Nuggets

Hurix Digital

This means that even if you have a web-based learning center, most of your employees are accessing it through their smartphones only. Over the years, mobile-based learning has proved its importance and efficiency in improving overall learning and training structure at the workplace. If you offer two types of training options to your employees – mobile-based learning and classroom learning – it is highly likely for most of the employees to choose mobile learning.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. From Googleplex''s Designer on the Future of Office Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate "activity-based working"--the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they''re working on. How do we know everyone has learned?

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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.

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Today, social learning is more than a buzz and is increasingly used by forward thinking organizations to foster collaborative learning and more significantly its application on the job. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.

5 Major Learning Support Tools for Post ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

By providing learning support tools. Let’s see some learning support tools that can help post formal ERP end-user training. Providing these after the formal training can prove to be a great post learning support. When one of our clients came to us asking for FAQs to be added as part of their e-learning program, we listed them at the end of the e-learning course. Discussion Forums. These forums are similar to the ones you find in LikedIn.

Benefits Of Synchronous And Asynchronous e-learning

Wizcabin

While both the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning are useful, they’ve their pros and cons which they help to deliver better learning program. In this article, we’ll be exploring the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning, to know what they mean and how they can be of benefit to instructors to deliver a better learning experience. What is Synchronous Learning? What is Asynchronous Learning? Benefits Of Synchronous e-learning.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

I bet one or more of the top results came from a message board or discussion forum for an online community, where someone else was seeking answers from their peers on a similar topic? Just as we are seeing more organizations delivering education and certification programs through online Learning Management Systems , there is a growing expectation for organizations to be able to communicate and share knowledge with their customers, members, or employees efficiently and expertly online.

LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Sahana Chattopadhyay, Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).

The Role of the Instructor in Blended Learning Solutions

Time to Know

This phenomenon has given rise to blended learning solutions that combine both traditional face-to-face learning models along with digital eLearning approaches. However, it’s not all about watching webinars when it’s convenient to the participant, rather, it’s self-paced learning that’s supported by live training (in physical and virtual classrooms). What is the role of the instructor in blended learning solutions? Forums. Learning activities.

Are You Really Ready for Mobile Learning?

CLO Magazine

With the explosion of the mobile workforce and the fact that most people use smartphones, it’s no surprise that mobile learning topped watch lists as an emerging trend for 2017. The mobile learning market may be worth $37.6 As the industry expands, we’ll likely see the rise of mobile gamification and social and collaborative learning apps that can be incorporated into corporate learning programs. Do mobile learning programs support informal learning?

Building a Modern Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

eThink Education

As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, now more than ever is the time to break away from traditional learning methods and start incorporating modern technologies and blended learning experiences into your training and education programs. There are a variety of eLearning technologies and strategies that can be utilized in any educational context, both workplace to academic, to achieve better learning outcomes. The Power of Collaborative Learning.

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8 Reasons to Transform Your Learning Content to Mobile Learning Nuggets

Hurix Digital

This means that even if you have a web-based learning center, most of your employees are accessing it through their smartphones only. Over the years, mobile-based learning has proved its importance and efficiency in improving overall learning and training structure at the workplace. If you offer two types of training options to your employees – mobile-based learning and classroom learning – it is highly likely for most of the employees to choose mobile learning.

Why Investing In Informal Learning Makes Sense: Featuring 6 Examples Or Approaches

Adobe Captivate

Informal learning is integral to the way we learn, but organizations have several associated concerns about its value and impact. In this article, I address them and—through 6 informal learning examples— I also show you how you can use informal learning effectively. 6 Reasons Why Investing In Informal Learning Makes Sense. The fact that learning happens through multiple channels (and not just formal training) is an established one.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies

eFront

And all of those different parts of your company, on the micro- and the macro- scale, collaborate towards your end goals. That, apparently, is how people best learn things too. The same goes in school, where teamwork and collaboration have long been encouraged, or in a corporate training setting, which increasingly sees “collaborative learning” approaches becoming more popular. Effective Team Learning.