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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

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. Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding. I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists.

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.”

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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?

“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. Open to learning and collaboration: “Collaboration” seems to be the mantra of the era.

Informal learning from the horse’s mouth

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning. Google “informal learning jay cross;&# go to the Informal Learning Page , for an overview and links. (20 Connie: What is your definition of informal 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.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. Participants learn as much from one another as from the content.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?

EI Design

In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. I will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. Collaborative learning has always had a positive impact on learners. What Ιs Social Learning? Social Learning

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

What is Blended Learning. Whatever you want to call it, the definition of blended learning is easy to grasp – it combines online learning and face-to-face training to get the best of both worlds. Training managers are still getting to grips with the pros and cons of blended learning. The great thing is that the learning community is in debate. The arrival of blended learning has forced it to consider the place of technology in the classroom.

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.

What is Tin Can?

eFront

The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that opens up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). This API captures the activities that happen as part of learning experiences. Mobile learning, simulations, virtual worlds, serious games, real-world activities, experiential learning, social learning, offline learning, and collaborative learning are just some of the things that can now be recognized and communicated well with the Tin Can API.

5 of the Best Softwares for Online and Mobile Learning in 2020

Edume

The way we approach learning, and what we consider to be viable learning solutions, has undergone a seismic shift. Technology has enabled companies to scale their learning and development programmes by digitising them. Digitisation of learning empowers businesses to reach their workforces anytime, anywhere, through online learning. Mobile learning Mobile learning is a subcategory that falls under the umbrella of online 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.

8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

It’s true that memorization techniques and learning methods usually vary from one individual to another. Unfortunately, the conventional learning methods do not have the capabilities needed to track and even report these alternate learning avenues. It comprises of an “activity provider” telling what people did (whatever it was) and a learning record system(LRS) that listens and records. Track Learning Activities not Hosted on an LMS. Supports Blended Learning.

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Tin Can vs. SCORM: What’s It All About?

KZO Innovations

Here, we’ll define and differentiate Tin Can and SCORM to make e-Learning a whole lot clearer for you! SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-Learning software products. It tells programmers how to write their code so that it works well with other e-learning software. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. Want to dive deeper into learning standards and systems?

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8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

It’s true that memorization techniques and learning methods usually vary from one individual to another. Unfortunately, the conventional learning methods do not have the capabilities needed to track and even report these alternate learning avenues. It comprises of an “activity provider” telling what people did (whatever it was) and a learning record system(LRS) that listens and records. Track Learning Activities not Hosted on an LMS. Supports Blended Learning.

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eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Social Learning.

10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

The demand for mobile learning from the learners is on a steady increase, and it is clearly transitioning from an “option” to a “must have”. In this article, I outline 10 mobile learning trends for 2018 that organizations should invest on. The Top Mobile Learning Trends For 2018. mLearning or mobile learning is self-paced, learning on the go. This clearly reflects the increased acceptability of mLearning, and also why it is being seen as the future of learning.

7 Skills to Master as a Learning and Development Professional

Ed App

The advancement of technology has offered employees instant access to a trove of information that is just a click away. Learning is also no longer limited to the online courses or classroom training approved by their organizations. In such a scenario, it becomes imperative for the learning and development (L&D) team to provide continuous learning for employees at the point-of-need. Changes in the Learning Space.

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations. Enable Members to Take Control of Their Own Learning.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning.