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.

Difference Between Engaged, Collaborative and Transformative Learning

Hurix Digital

Rather than being passive receivers of information, engaged learners become analytical thinkers, collaborative creators, clear communicators, and agile problem solvers – all of which are sought-after workplace skills. What is Engaged Learning? What is Collaborative Learning?

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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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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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7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. Understand the learning needs and preferences of your employees. Create a variety of microlearning activities that cater to different learning needs and preferences. There are some learning goals that cannot be achieved by microlearning.

Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded. Commitment to active learning – Company culture supports an interactive learning approach. To save both time and money, we leveraged existing content as appropriate, and bolstered skills transfer by increasing interactivity and hands-on learning while shortening the overall ILT experience to 4.5

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.

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?

February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. For our first real foray into the world of Twitter chats this month, we dove head first with the topic of blended and distributed learning and their application in adult L&D. We wanted to hear from the learning community on the design and delivery of both blended learning and distributed learning methods. Q1: What’s your understanding of blended or distributed 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.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. “ 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. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 5, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learning is an experience. Connie Malamed shares eight different ways to provide learning feedback. From Cognitive Load Theory to Collaborative Cognitive Load Theory. Cognitive load theory has traditionally been associated with individual learning.

Instructional Design Approaches For Adult Learners

Wizcabin

As an Instructional Designer, your job is to ensure that you create learning experiences that drive performance and motivate your adult learners to learn. All they want is a learning experience that focuses on helping them achieve their goals and become better adults.

What is social learning and how to benefit it?

Wizcabin

Surely, you’ll agree with me that our approach to learning has evolved over the years – thanks to the advancements in technology. Even with that, social learning has proven itself to be very relevant in today’s world. What is social learning?

5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers

EthosCE

Trying to decide which features are critical for your program and which are nice to have but not essential can become a time-consuming challenge. Fortunately, there are a few basics that must be part of any learning management system for CE.

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.

Being Savvy About SAVI (and Accelerated Learning)

Dashe & Thomson

A couple of months ago I posted a blog about Accelerated Learning, and my experiences with it, before I even knew such a thing as Accelerated Learning existed. I had participated in a program on Accelerated Learning, or Whole Brain Learning, at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). The Anderson people talked mostly about collaborative learning. They talked about the SAVI Approach to Learning.

ARCS motivation model. What should be included in an a learning activity to make it more appealing?

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

Keller's ARCS motivational model is an approach to solving learning-related problems that are inherent in the poor motivation of learners. This model is especially useful for designers of e-learning programs so that they can develop exciting activities that will boost the educational process. It is a fact that every person chooses to learn something new by having a purpose subconsciously or consciously through the establishment of this knowledge. Learning requirements.

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.

Learning Suite: The past of learning systems

Learning Pool

In the late 2010s, market analyst Josh Bersin noticed a significant shift in the way workplace professionals learned. But this concept came as something of a challenge to makers of learning systems. But the 20th Century was when organizational learning really took off.

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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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How To Avoid Cognitive Overload

Ed App

Cognitive overload brings disadvantage to employee training processes as learning capability is restricted, a potential detriment to the performance of employees. The cognitive overload theory is described as the occurrence of the brain being fed too much new information within a period of time, to the point where nothing can be absorbed. Create opportunities for collaborative learning. Want to learn more about the best way to implement microlearning?

10 Blended Training Best Practices

Ed App

Blended training uses a blended learning approach to bring the best of both worlds — online and traditional face to face training. This allows for more flexibility and accessibility and improves the learning experience wherein the strengths of both learning methods are maximized.

Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. We want people to remain engaged in the program. The trick is to balance content with deep learning activities that benefit the end-user. Scaffolding in Learning. This leads to learning scaffolding. Were there key learning moments.

3 Ways Millennials Learn Better

Gnowbe

Traditional teaching is becoming obsolete – is there a way to adapt the style of learning for the increasingly modern client? Here are 3 ways Gnowbe is pioneering the innovation of future learning. How do we expect people to learn at a full-day conference jam-packed with chunks of knowledge or bullet-pointed lists? It also focuses more on the practical application of learning – letting learners try, make mistakes, and train their confidence to use what they’ve learned.

3 Ways Millennials Learn Better

Gnowbe

Traditional teaching is becoming obsolete – is there a way to adapt the style of learning for the increasingly modern client? Here are 3 ways Gnowbe is pioneering the innovation of future learning. How do we expect people to learn at a full-day conference jam-packed with chunks of knowledge or bullet-pointed lists? Thus, the theory is first formed by the practical, and mastery is forged through higher retention. . Participative learning . Collaboration.

10 Competency-Based Training Tools

Ed App

As learners aren’t limited to the general theories of the lessons, managers can assess the skills of their employees and adapt training in real-time to ensure the employee becomes competent in the required skill set. Check out the list below to learn more. Social learning hub.

Top 10 Learning And Development Influencers on LinkedIn

WhatFix

To say that learning and development plays a key role in transforming the way organizations work would be an understatement. Bill Polson, Technical Director of Pixar, attributes the achievement of the billion dollar animation studio’s ambitious goals to its professional education program – Pixar University. Pixar’s is just one example of how a comprehensive employee education program can transform a business. 70% – Learning comes through hands-on-experience.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

Learning Plans: The Secret Ingredient in Creating Must-Experience Online Training

Mindflash

And learn the material. And apply learning on the job. And enjoy the learning process. Enter a critical, yet underused, learning strategy tool: the personalized learning plan (a.k.a., Learning plans are useful for onboarding, closing skills gaps , employee development, team development, mentoring, and a host of other uses that bolster personal and organizational productivity. Learning Plans Defined. A Personal Story of Learning Empowerment.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. 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. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

Is the 70:20:10 learning model right for your organization?

Matrix

Learning never stops. You start with the theory, then get directions from an instructor, and the rest is up to you to practice, observe others, ask questions and get feedback. The studies related to the learning process showed a lot of patterns and models of learning. The 70:20:10 learning model is one of the most valued. This has proved to be quite a successful workplace learning model for many companies over the years. How are your employees learning?

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The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator. Therefore, it is about collaborative learning.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Suddenly, the manager must learn to trust his people on another level.

Stop Worrying About Generation Z,Start Thinking About Learner Preferences

TalentLMS

A comfortable learning environment for your learners can boost engagement and increase completion rates. But what exactly makes a learning environment comfy? Learner Preferences: the key to a comfortable learning environment. Today, though, there’s a lot of buzz around alternative teaching methods, individual learning styles and how to best train members of each generation, whether they’re baby boomers, generation Xers, millennials, or generation Zers.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5.