6 benefits of social & collaborative learning


Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Even if our approach to training and learning has evolved over time, we still inevitably learn from those we collaborate with. Learning is an experience, everything else is just information” Albert Einstein. Social learning technologies: 6 benefits.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

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Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning. However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Though learning solutions providers make large claims about m-learning, only a few organizations are coming forward to adopt it because of the possible threats. This post discusses the security concerns associated with mobile learning and ways to overcome them. Install Security Apps.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Collaborative learning? Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military | Social Learning Blog - May 19, 2011 [.]

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Collaborative learning? Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military | Social Learning Blog - May 19, 2011 [.]

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Braidio Brings QuickBooks Users Next Generation Collaborative Learning & Talent Development With Just a Few Clicks


Braidio , a cloud-based learning and talent development platform for small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise organizations, is now available on the QuickBooks App Store. The QuickBooks App Store offers a diverse collection of apps that help entrepreneurs run their small businesses easily, from human resources to marketing, shipping, data security, and more. “We SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 10, 2016.

Insights from Ignite 2019: 5 Key Changes Every Business Leader Should Know About


Although they are very different technologies, they both fit with Microsoft’s renewed emphasis on productivity and collaboration. Both also come with a learning curve. Don’t just tell employees how they can prepare— show them by providing a range of learning and support options.

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.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager


The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. Employees, who have been using emails and, perhaps, mailing lists and google groups till then as their mode of communication and collaboration, are now expected to use the collaboration platform for their day to day business.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

One of the interesting outcomes of my recent course - Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 The other big hurdle is the question of security. Generally, I think you will find that hosts provide fairly reasonable control, but you will want to check into their security approach. The security issue not new. Chances are, the content you are putting up in your learning solution is far less of a risk than what is already getting stored out there.

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 has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Lessons from Obama’s governance experience

Origin Learning

Lessons that resonate and transcend borders and break shackles associated with learning. It is a tribute to the rising class of learners who have the drive to move up the learning ladder and have access to technology. Look at the advancements we’ve made, the digital explosion witnessed globally has opened the corridors of learning. Then, are we right to state that learning is now liberated ? Is learning social ?Is

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Captivate Twitter Widget- download it now on Captivate Exchange!

Adobe Captivate

This widget provides a great opportunity for Captivate users to foray into collaborative learning and social learning. The demo shows how an eLearning course has been integrated with Twitter to enable collaborative learning.

The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts


In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborativelearning. Some types of learning management systems include this social feature, which can also refer to incorporation of social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. Here are the current top 5 highest-rated social learning systems on CollectMyThoughts , as rated by users: 5.

SkillSoft's inGenius: About adding meaningful context.

ID Reflections

This social learning layer will integrate with SkillSoft's Book 24X7, a vast repository of technical and IT-related literature that many organizations use as off-the-shelf content to enable their employees. For organizations that have already invested in licenses for access to Books 24X7, inGenius could be an added benefit that would allow users to collaborate and add context. John Ambrose in his post Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s

March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. It seems everything you read related to learning right now mentions gamification. To get your learners to learn, of course! StephenPVictor tweeted, “Gamification works well with scenario-based learning. Learners travelled through a virtual world to learn about topics. On our Obsidian Learning website, you can view gamification missions for Digital Safety & Security at Halliburton.

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.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. Greater increase in the number of learning management systems offering quiz/assessment tools. Considering the growth of authoring tools, learning platforms, even mobile platforms jumping into the assessment tool space with equal performance, it just seems to be moving down the opposite side of the bell curve. Collaborative Learning Systems.

Experience API – A New Form of Communication in eLearning

InfoPro Learning

This learning technology bridges the digital world and the real world allowing the tracking of online and offline learning experiences. xAPI is a new specification that track learning by the learning experience. The API captures data in a consistent format whether through online training, watching a video, or performing any learning activity. Offline learning and collaborative learning can be recognized and communicated well with the xAPI technology.

The Importance of Upskilling and Reskilling During COVID-19


There’s no way of tip toeing around it: in this present moment for most people, job security is on the decline and unemployment is hiking. Related: How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience. One of the most diligent ways to obtain seniority or job security at a company is to incessantly seek out new skills and opportunities to add value to the business. With these fast paced changes taking place, you want to enable learning in the flow of work.

Best Online Learning Platforms for Employees 


While some rely on the age-old techniques of face-to-face lectures and classroom learnings, others gravitate towards newer strategies like influencer meetings, executive seminars, and expert workshops. Listed here are 8 major online learning platforms that can easily strengthen your entire training setup while bringing about a credible transformation in your employees’ learning and development graph - 1. Secure online/offline delivery of enriched multimedia content.

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It


Project Cortex enables companies to organize and make sense of collective knowledge, and it can empower people and teams to do what they need to do to compete, but faster—that is, learning, upskilling and innovating. SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE.

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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4 Ways Allego 4.5 Gives Sales Teams What They Want


release gives trainers and managers more ways to engage Sales reps at the time and place it’s most convenient for them, along with enhanced security and more options for reporting. Enhanced Mobile Security. Customers can now deploy Allego with Airwatch and Blackberry mobile security (MDM) solutions, and soon with any solution adhering to AppConfig Community coding standards created to protect sensitive company data on employee’s mobile devices and apps. The 4.5

Roles of LMS in Corporate Sales Training


The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5.05 Using an advanced learning management system , instructors can create courses pertaining to popular sales training programs such as consultative sales, sales networking, and sales territory management. Apart from that, they can also track, assess, and get reports on learning progress with ease. No two members in a sales team (or any other department for that matter) learn the same way.

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Top 10 Online Learning Platforms


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.

The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance


Safety, security and adhering to compliance is the major concern of every organization in today’s high-tech world, as the organization’s reputation and financial standings entirely depend on them. However, before integrating such software, you need to learn how to use it effectively to gain the desired results. Create Online Safety Training’s Using LMS software, the learning process can be made much easier and simpler. Learning & Training

Adobe Captivate 7: Support for the Tin Can API

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But what if a trainer needs to get scores from learners who are collaborating with other students using social media? Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities using Tin Can's simple vocabulary." " If the Tin Can API is supported by your Learning Management System (LMS), you'll be happy to learn that it's also fully supported in Adobe Captivate 7. by Kevin Siegel.

Confessions from the 2019 OLC Accelerate Conference


Some of the key conference takeaways about modern online education include the ongoing buzz about collaboration, accountability, balancing privacy with data access, and how to envision the best future world for learners. Learning from and with each other is key to our sustained future.

Learning Analytics is #1 in 2020 Global Sentiment Survey


The L&D Global Sentiment Survey is a multi-country survey conducted by Don Taylor, asking the question “What will be hot in workplace learning in 2020?” Learning Analytics was at the top of this list. At Performitiv, we’re modernizing learning analytics.

Tuning Your Learning Activities to The Expectations of Tomorrow’s Gen-Z Workforce


Millennials made the need for learning technology clear – Gen-Z will push you to perfect how it’s used to retain and engage new workers. A few months ago, we discussed the idea that in less than two years, your entire learning program could be obsolete.

Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  


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?

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business


Now, the Internet alone cannot give employees and business owners the liberty to work from home, keep work correspondence in a secure location, etc. But, a learning management system (LMS), an organizational system that is Internet-based, certainly can. Rather than relying on random sites promising business organization, smart company leaders are implementing cloud-based learning management systems. Businesses can’t exist apart from organization.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

Introducing Share&Learn – informal and formal collaboration/learning platform [link] # lrnchat #. RT @ charlesjennings "effective social media security strategy starts w/ user education" [link] <clear,comprehensive,continuous #. 3 reasons leaders fail at workforce-centric learning [link] " The days of the command-and-control manager are numbered" #. Tweet.

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.

Confessions from the 2019 OLC Accelerate Conference


With over 500 sessions, pre-conferences, key-note speakers, targeted tracks, special summits for research and instructional design, and discussions on diversity and equity accessibility, OLC Accelerate fulfilled its’ claim as being as the “ultimate event to network with—and learn from—thousands of eLearning peers”. Ross Dawson, a futurist, author, and advisor, presented the other key-note on the “Next 25 Years – The Future of Online Learning”. The Buzz About Collaboration.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. With this integration, a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. In addition, companies can access, share, and collaborate on ComplianceWire courseware, SOPs, other materials in ProtoSphere.