Social Learning Theory: Principles and Applications

Roundtable Learning

In this blog, we explore how understanding and applying the Social Learning Theory can boost Learning & Development and training courses. We learn and develop from the people we surround ourselves with. Learning takes place when we can collect and recall information.

Foster Social learning through LMS

PSB

Why use social learning? In today’s digital world, where distance learning is an increasingly a popular option, educators need to adapt collaborative learning methods to an online environment to help students learn and make them happy.

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Social Learning & the Hourly Employee

CLO Magazine

In giving talks about social learning, I am often asked various questions about building a case for social learning. However, in our efforts to justify why a social learning program should be implemented or even why one should be stopped, we often miss the opportunity to have someone speak from the workforce-centric perspective. The training team captured this data over several months and linked it to learning objects (training courses, job aids, etc.)

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media on the other hand supports research while also encouraging a learning process that is rich with peer to peer interaction.

Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?

Obsidian Learning

Clearly stating your learning goals at the beginning will help you define the roadmap for your course. Typically, in the Design phase you will: Write learning objectives. The output of the Design phase is a design document that describes the purpose, objectives, structure, and instructional strategies of the course. In the Design phase, the evaluation of objectives determines the type of project or instruction. appeared first on Obsidian Learning.

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. Social media is a fad.

5 Traits of the Best Learning Organizations + How To Get Them

Docebo

Becoming a learning organization in the digital age. Only about 10% companies are true learning organizations, in that they don’t just empower growth and development for employees, partners and customers, but they also embrace learning to gain organizational insight and adapt to change from a big-picture perspective. . The 5 Traits True Learning Organizations Share + How To Get Them . They Have a Collaborative Learning Culture (Systems Thinking) .

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12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. As I showed in my recent blog post , there are some big differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social/collaborative business. So it is not just about adding new social approaches or social media into the training “blend”, s upporting social collaboration is underpinned not only by new technologies but by a new mindset.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning. This has attracted a lot of interest, and I’ve been asked to talk more about the differences between “learning” in Stages 1-4 and Stage 5. Working and learning in Stages 1-4 is based upon a Taylorist , industrial age mindset. Similarly e-learning was also about automating traditional training practices. So whilst e-business is about automation, social business is about innovation.

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Getting Learners to Collaborate in a Virtual Learning Environment

ScholarLMS

Traditional learning environments serve as natural hubs of social or collaborative learning. Collaborative learning in virtual or online learning environments, on the other hand, happens only if learning programs support and promote interactivity and learner engagement.

Interactive Digital Content Designed to Develop Capability – Part 1

CDSM

7 out of 10 digital learning experiences are driven by well-designed interactive digital content. However the traditional e-learning object is ‘not the only game in town’ any longer. Since 2012 we have seen the emergence of the MOOC (massive online open course), a structured learning environment. A more distributed, less rigid learning form than that of the traditional e-learning object. The old adage ‘content is king’ still rings true in 2016.

10 Employee Training Expectations and How to Meet Them

ProProfs

These are usually aligned with business objectives, mission, and vision. They expect certain standards of learning, such as access on mobile devices, personalized learning experiences, and the ability to collaborate with their peers. Communication of Learning Objectives.

Exploring Learning Analytics: How is it affecting corporate learning?

G-Cube

With changing technologies, the learning industry is changing its expectations from e-learning as well. While until a few years ago e-learning was simply making learning available and accessible to learners, today learning professionals are keen on uplifting the user experience and want more out of the learning experience. We had explored some of the opportunities and challenges of adaptive e-learning in a previous post. e-Learning LMS

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries." A learning theory (or theories) helps understand how people learn, thereby assisting educators, trainers and facilitators reflect on their educational practices.

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10 Tools to Improve Retail Customer Service

Ed App

With the ability to automate certain tasks and provide training and learning resources, they’re handy companions that will contribute to the success of your store. EdApp is an all-in-one mobile learning solution that boasts of a world-class content library with courses created by experts in their fields. Courses can be taken on the go on their smartphones and can even be downloaded for offline learning. Key features: Learning repository. Learning pathways.

5 Strategies to Maximize and Measure the Impact of Training Programs

EI Design

During the Training Needs Analysis (TNA) , L&D teams concentrate on the learning objectives and what strategy would enable them to achieve these objectives. Likewise, the approach to validate the learning transference and behavioral change would be significantly different.

Microlearning in eLearning Industry – The Future Of eLearning

Wizcabin

Microlearning in e-learning involves breaking down of an e-learning course content into bite-sized modules, with each meeting a specific learning objective. Every year, new opportunities and trends emerge in the e-learning industry for SMEs to leverage into their learning system. Below are some of the trends in e-learning that you can leverage to provide an accessible e-learning program. Microlearning and Mobile learning.

Best Practices to Create Custom E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Custom e-learning courses are superior to off the shelf courses in almost every aspect. They not only convey your learning objectives effectively, but also maintain your brand’s tonality. Below are some of the elements that can be tweaked to suit your company’s requirements: Font sizes, colors, backgrounds, themes and the learning environment. All of the learning content: Audio, video, texts, graphics, etc., Promote Collaborative Learning.

Essential Criteria for Choosing the Right Video-Based Learning Model

Obsidian Learning

Video-based learning is a powerful learning tool. The medium is endowed with unique features that make it an effective learning method, able to enhance traditional instructor-led learning approaches and change the way we learn and the way we teach. Also, videos can more easily establish emotional connections, keeping learners more engaged and motivated as compared to traditional learning approaches. But how do you design effective video-based learning?

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Custom eLearning Trends To Increase Learner’s Engagement

Wizcabin

However, they must always shift and focus their learning on custom eLearning trends in order to remain unique and relevant in L&D. Traditional classroom training is not the best medium of learning for employees, as it’s not flexible and consistent. With eLearning, organizations can deliver different types of training to employees, depending on their learning requirements. Mobile Learning. Informal Learning.

70 20 10 Learning Model

Ed App

If you are after the tl;dr (too long; didn’t read) version of the 70 20 10 learning model and how it relates to our current corporate landscape, then look no further. You don’t need to be a neuroscientist to figure out that we learn best by doing. In the learning and development space, the 70 20 10 learning model encapsulates this action-based learning approach and remains one of the most widely accepted frameworks for corporate training. Collaboration.

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 stands for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model.” 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.

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7 principles of 21st-century learning and elearning

KnowledgeOne

In its Innovative Learning Environments project, the OECD has identified seven principles that should be integrated into any learning environment to ensure that it is truly effective and relevant to the needs of 21st-century learners. Next-generation personalized learning.

Make Money Selling Coaching Online: Your 2022 Guide to Success

learnWorlds

And finally, you’ll get a brief overview of our powerful LearnWorlds features that will elevate your coaching programs to a true learning hub. Hybrid, which combines in-person coaching with online workshops, coaching sessions, and learning material available on a centralized platform.

Why Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training – 8 Questions Answered

EI Design

It is more than a buzz and is gaining momentum on account of increased adoption of mobile learning. At EI Design , we have an established gamification practice and we have seen a steady increase in the last two years in its adoption for serious learning (for corporate training). Gamification is an approach where elements and principles of gaming are used to create a more effective and engaging learning experience. Better Learning Experience.

Power Triad – Using mLearning, Microlearning, and Gamification to Create Immersive Learning Experiences

EI Design

One learning strategy may not be able to address all your training goals and engage the learners. In this article, I show you how the power triad of mLearning, Microlearning, and Gamification can help you create immersive learning experiences. Having fun as you learn.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

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. They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. So, how do online communities enhance learning?

Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative.

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning November 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’m going to gloat a little bit. We consider it a contribution to the learning community so it’s something we take very seriously and dedicate a lot of resources to. Learn more about Dawn here.

Harvard ManageMentor: Some thoughts in response.

ID Reflections

Preamble Yesterday, I received a note from Harvard Business Publishing with a request to review their article, Our Take on Social Learning Tools. Learning mix in the workplace Harvard Business Publishing is releasing the next version of Harvard ManageMentor , their "online resource for business essentials". Our collaboration capabilities, which include polls, discussion forums, comments, and ratings, take advantage of emergent Enterprise 2.0

What Does Gamification Bring to the Table?

Ed App

However, it is only in recent times that corporate training departments have taken this learning engagement method seriously. Microlearning has evolved from being a tool for performance support to becoming an aide for just-in-time learning. The content in the microlearning nugget is designed to address a specific learning objective or outcome. The nugget can be a stand-along job aide or part of several nuggets in a learning path. Game-based learning.

eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

Many associations are creating eLearning content for members that are spread over a wide geographical area, and who are increasingly “on the go”, voluntarily accessing learning when they can, where they can, outside of working hours. As learners will most likely be accessing eLearning content on their own time, it is important to ensure that they have the ability to assess their achievement of learning objectives and receive feedback in real time.

Strategies and Tips for CLOs to Measure and Maximize the Impact of Training and Development Programs

EI Design

The focus of L&D teams during the Training Needs Analysis (TNA) is on the learning objectives and what strategy that would help them meet them. Different learning goals: For instance, the approach to measure learning acquisition is different from how you will ascertain if it was applied on the job. Similarly, the approach to validate the learning transference and behavioral change would be dramatically different. Apply the acquired learning.

What is eLearning? How Can I Use It?

Convergence Training

eLearning allows your employees to learn more about topics relating to their careers. Click the links to learn more about our training management solutions, workforce training eLearning course libraries, and custom training solutions. Download our Free Guide to Writing Learning Objectives. is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model.” It is a set of rules that allows learning management systems (LMS) and eLearning modules to work together.

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses. Joe Ganci writes the Toolkit column for Learning Solutions Magazine , which reviews all the different tools available for creating eLearning content.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. I’ve fallen a bit behind on my reading in December, so I was glad to be able to use eLearning Learning to catch me up on the good stuff for the month. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009. PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What’s yours like? Google Goggles will rock m-learning.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. What does Asynchronous Learning mean?

Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Luckily eLearning Learning was able to point me at the top 63 posts for the month! The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Top 20 E-Learning Blogs for 2009 + Some Reflections on 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , December 14, 2009. and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives - Informal Learning , December 13, 2009. Google Goggles will rock m-learning.

Our Collection of Learning Management Tools

Ed App

We’ve collected the best learning management tools – learn more about them here. Game Based Learning Platforms. Game based learning platforms are designed to increase learner engagement and productivity by incorporating gaming elements into the training strategy.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Collaborative feature, multiple people besides the author can view the course and provide feedback/comments regarding the course, rather than the author or authors having to send the course to respective stakeholders and await a response. Collaborative Review – which is integrated provides another level of Q/A.