6 benefits of social & collaborative learning
OCTOBER 20, 2015
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. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’.
Community and Collaborative Learning
JUNE 26, 2011
She described how she and her Kenyan friends get together frequently for an entire day to cook, talk, braid each other’s hair, and learn things from each other. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. And isn’t adult learning supposed to be about that, too?
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.
7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges.
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
OCTOBER 21, 2015
As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.
Why You Should Adopt Social Learning
APRIL 18, 2016
It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Facilitates collaboration.
The role of collaborative learning in a social landscape
APRIL 4, 2017
At Kineo we’ve been considering how collaborative learning can be incorporated into our social strategy. But before we can do that we first need to define collaborative learning. Is it just a synonym for social learning or does it have its own unique identity? For example, is social learning synchronous and collaborative learning asynchronous?
Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy
MAY 18, 2015
“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.
Defining Social Learning
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. How do you define social learning? What isn’t social learning? Social learning is new.
Social Media vs. Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2011
Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. However, how many of us have considered using these types of tools for collaboration in a training environment ? As a learning professional, I have been pondering this question a lot.
Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning
JULY 10, 2014
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. Blog e-Learning LMS New Ideas
Facilitating collaborative learning: a recipe for success
AUGUST 25, 2012
During 2012 Harold Jarche and I have been running a series of online workshops at the Social Learning Centre; these have proved to be very popular. With the emergence of the “networked learning era” training departments have begun to think about how they can add “social” into the mix.
How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?
JULY 11, 2016
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. What Ιs Social Learning?
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)?
Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features
MARCH 9, 2017
They’ve been learning with social classroom tools and chatting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every waking hour. One way to do this is by investing in a social learning management system (LMS).
Utilize your LMS to Foster Collaborative Learning at the Workplace
MARCH 20, 2017
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.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC
JANUARY 25, 2015
@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.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
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. Social computing.
The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning
JANUARY 10, 2016
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. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?
How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce
JUNE 23, 2016
What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning? Social learning is a theory by psychologist Albert Bandura that suggests learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement. Social learning is the 20% within the 70+20+10 learning model. Learning by example.
How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)
AUGUST 28, 2012
It’s not that seasoned and elder employees weren’t learning; we all learn all the time. Rather, they weren’t learning as well as they might. Learning by experienced employees was left to chance. Two out of three Chief Learning Of?cers Co-learning builds trust.
Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.
Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect
DECEMBER 24, 2014
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.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.
Codes of Conduct in Social Learning
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
With an increase of tools to enable social learning and the pervasiveness of social media in our lives, crowdsourcing techniques are becoming greatly utilized in organizations that want to foster an environment of collaboration and innovation as they work to achieve business goals. In fact, even in cases where the organization did not put hard rules in place for a crowdsourced project, the employees developed their own social norms.
Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn
AUGUST 22, 2012
Today I gave a webinar presentation on Social & Collaborative Learning. Below is the slideset I made available on Slideshare, but if you would like to read the slide notes and get the links to further resources, you will find them here: Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Social learning
Evolving from Social Learning to Workforce-Centric Learning
APRIL 19, 2011
Do you ever find yourself not only explaining what social learning is but also justifying why it needs to be part of your larger learning strategy? Do you find yourself interchangeably using the terms “social learning,” “learning 2.0” and “informal learning” — knowing that they are not all the same? I, too, have found myself in the matrix trying to explain the difference between the above terms and, in addition, “social media.”
Optimizing Your Return on Social Learning Capital
JUNE 22, 2011
In learning, there are some key principles leaders can adopt to optimize their return on social learning capital (ROSLC). In Three Reasons Leaders Fail at Workforce-Centric Learning , I detailed three mistakes leaders make when deploying social learning strategies that could prevent them from realizing the full benefits of their investments. When deploying social learning strategies, we have to look at the overall design of the job people are in.
Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”
JULY 29, 2015
This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today
JUNE 22, 2015
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.
From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! In my own consultancy practices I offer workforce collaboration services to a range of businesses – both large and small. Collaboration Social learning
Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development
AUGUST 6, 2015
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.
Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.