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.

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

On Wednesday 22 August at 5 pm BST – that’s 9 AM (PDT) / 12 PM (EDT) – I will be presenting a webinar, hosted by Citrix Online, on Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Here’s a description of the event: Social learning is a natural, continual process of learning with others , and with the help of modern social technologies, you can enable and support it in powerful new ways. . Social learning

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Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home! I have never understood the resistance to using technology in the “class” In today’s day and age, learning collaboration is and should be the norm in all our learning designs. Pick a topic to kick it off then plan your collaboration technique. How to bring relief in the form of collaboration? Time for collaborative learning exercises

5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers

EthosCE

As a busy CE director, you may find that choosing from several CME hosting vendors can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a few basics that must be part of any learning management system for CE. Choosing between CME Hosting Vendors.

Everything You Need to Know about Online CME Course Hosting

EthosCE

Online learning is one of the most significant professional development breakthroughs of the last generation. Now, online course hosting can provide a meaningful experience for learners while preserving the administration’s productivity. Dynamic Learning.

Continuous, Collaborative Learning? What's That? Free Webinar! June 6

Learning Visions

What does continuous, collaborative learning mean and why does it matter? Next week, I''ll be leading a webinar where we can start a conversation and then continuously collaborate on this topic! Join me on 6/6 in this free webinar hosted by GoToTraining. I''ll be looking at what other smarty pants have to say on the subject, share some juicy tidbits and information, and take a look at what real organizations are doing.

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. We are a learning organization.

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. Learning Technology LMS

The virtual classroom: the ups and the downs of collaborative learning

Saffron Interactive

Many of you reading this will already have participated in some form of virtual classroom learning. So if you’ve ever participated in a webinar, perhaps hosted by one or two instructors taking you through a PowerPoint presentation, you have already been initiated into the world of virtual learning. The virtual classroom isn’t a new thing – distance learning organisations such as the Open University have been putting bums on virtual seats for decades.

“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. The trigger for this post comes from a tweet-chat hosted by @WiproLPS with @bill_fischer sharing his insights on this topic.

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. Origin Konnect helps do exactly this- to make it possible for learning managers to deliver training to employees in multiple formats on a common social user dashboard.

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.

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.

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?

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ). The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. What costs could be avoided/lessened, and to what extent, if Informal Learning tools were embraced in work processes? Networking, exchanging and sharing, learning from one another--be they partners, clients, competitors, subordinates--is imperative.

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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? 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. In this kind of environment, the possibilities for video-based learning experiences seem endless.

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?

Importance of Questions in the Concept Age

ID Reflections

It is no longer a viable option in a culture that requires innovation, conversation and collaboration to move ahead, to make sense of the chaos, to see the emerging patterns in the change. When should we collaborate? Thus, the importance of conversations cannot be over-emphasized in this age of high concept and high touch, where effective “knowledge work” consists of asking profound questions and hosting wide-ranging strategic conversations on issues of substance.

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MOOCs – Helping organizations learn

Your Training Edge

A company’s Learning and Development (L&D) function is only as good as the outcomes that it consistently delivers. All these questions, and more, need to be answered to help an organization learn and grow. A training strategy involving MOOCs creates an environment that allows people and organizations to learn and grow, not only as individual entities, but also within the sphere of the industry that they belong to. Employee collaboration.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can. Twitter - A commercially available microsharing tool full of short bursts of information allowing you to learn quickly from people around the globe. I learn from it every day!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. Not truly a collaborative learning platform. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

When an entire organization of individuals is united in their mission and undergirded by collaboration, nothing is impossible for them. Some companies have a culture that is richly collaborative. A collaborative atmosphere is a breeding ground for corporate growth and financial success. Does your company host this type of culture? If not, a social learning management system (LMS) can move things in this direction. Promote Collaboration with an LMS.

Watch Our CLO Survey Webinar On Demand

Intrepid by VitalSource

Recently our Director of Product Colin Gause and Director of Marketing Thom Robbins hosted a webinar with CLO Magazine highlighting the results of our survey of over 400 CLOs and 1,000 learners and how they felt about high stakes learning and the state of learning within their organizations. The second portion of the webinar spoke to Intrepid’s definition of collaborative learning and some of the key collaborative features in our platform.

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LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences

TOPYX LMS

With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. It takes skilled instructors to carefully create content, teach lessons, guide student-learning paths, and distribute tests that overview industry-specific procedures and protocols. There’s no doubt that learners love LMS-based learning.

Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

Is a learning management system, or an LMS, really worth the investment? A learning management system is a significant investment. Why a Learning Management System is Worth the Investment. A learning management system really is worth the investment. Nasdaq wrote, “ According to the report , the global learning management system market was valued at around USD 5.19 Read about additional learning management system benefits here.

3 Ways to Help Your Employees Love Using an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Do your employees love using your company’s social learning management system (LMS) of choice? When employees truly enjoy interacting with an LMS, the following things happen within an organization: A collaborative learning culture is effortlessly created – An eLearning system facilitates employee collaboration by providing workers with resources like realtime chat, video conferencing, access to social media for professional purposes, and social learning tools.

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Is a Learning Management System Really Worth the Investment?

TOPYX LMS

Is a learning management system, or an LMS, really worth the investment? A learning management system is a significant investment. Why a Learning Management System is Worth the Investment. A learning management system really is worth the investment. Nasdaq wrote, “ According to the report , the global learning management system market was valued at around USD 5.19 Read about additional learning management system benefits here.

Can an LMS Increase Mindfulness in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

The answer is “by delivering mindfulness training via multimodal learning.” Because, an LMS allows company leaders to implement multimodal employee training on mindfulness via mobile learning, webinars, peer-to-peer learning networks, and even live, onsite training. An LMS is an excellent tool for delivering mindfulness training through multimodal learning, and therefore promoting mindfulness in the workplace. LMS Features that Facilitate Multimodal Learning.

Top 10 Online Learning Platforms

Pinlearn

Losers fail to learn from their failures. Achievers know the importance of continuous learning. As a consequence, organizations started embracing online learning platforms. Online Learning Platforms for Businesses. In the last decade, numerous online learning platforms were launched. Given the multitude of options, choosing the best online learning platform is undoubtedly elephantine. Schoology facilitates blended learning. Qintil Learning Manager.

4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future

TOPYX LMS

Company decision makers and eLearning experts are finding that mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. 4 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is the Future of L&D/Corporate Training. For multiple reasons, mobile learning is the future of L&D/corporate training. This is because mobile learning…. These leaders are discovering that mobile learning shortens the length of time it takes to thoroughly train an employee.

The Army OneSource Virtual World

Take an e-Learning Break

This virtual environment allows you to collaborate, learn, socialize, host or attend training sessions, and participate in daily events. Explore the new Army OneSource Virtual World and stay connected to Family and friends! By using a customizable avatar, a virtual self-representation, participants can access a variety of Army services by simply exploring the virtual world. Army OneSource programs are also at your fingertips in this three-dimensional environment.

Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

To say that online learning is important in the workplace is an understatement. It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Company decision makers that have implemented eLearning, especially via a quality social learning management system (LMS), are reaping the rewards of a bolstered bottom line and exponential growth. Could you use a refresher on the benefits of online learning?

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Apart from a two-year stint selling tropical fish at a local pet shop when I was 16, my entire career has been in learning technology. As an analyst a decade later, I wrote industry reports about learning management systems, authoring tools, and other technologies. In my current role with Absorb, I help organizations reduce the effort associated with managing learning by demystifying LMS technology. Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in.

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Webinar: A modern learning approach to boost sales training

Docebo

For a long time, technology has dictated our learning, but more recently, technology has adapted to the way we learn, so our learning patterns have begun dictating the technology we use. So many organizations have made a goal of learner-centric training, and so to explore this trend, Brandon Hall Group and Docebo co-hosted a webinar focused on learning management systems for ramping up sales training. Docebo Blog E-learning Industry ELEL

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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.