10 Collaborative Learning Solutions

Ed App

One of the best ways to make learning memorable is to embed it into a collaborative activity. Collaborative activities engage trainees with their peers either directly or, as is more often the case these days, remotely through online tools. Why Use Collaborative Learning?

Large-scale online course design? Use collaborative learning for high engagement

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It is easy for people to drop out: due to urgent matters on their to-do list, due to learning assignments that do not exactly match their learning goals, due to not understanding the platform…. Collaborative learning can help keep people engaged and motivated online.

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Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning

NovoEd

The “lone wolf” figure is all very well for Westerns and Jason Bourne movies, but when it comes to learning and development, a classroom — whether physical or virtual — full of enthusiastic participants is always a better bet. Research through the years has shown that collaborative learning produces better outcomes than individual or competitive efforts, regardless of cultural, socioeconomic or geographic factors. What do we mean by collaborative learning?

Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features

TOPYX LMS

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). Attract and Retain Millennial Employees with LMS Collaborative Learning Features. A company leader can effectively draw millennials by ensuring that workplaces are equipped with social learning management systems.

TOPYX LMS Survey Reveals 70% of Clients Expect to Grow Their Learning Management System User Base Within 12 Months

TOPYX LMS

The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5B in 2016 to $10B in the next five years, according to recent research by MarketsandMarkets. Rising needs in corporate learning and training will help fuel this growth, particularly within the midmarket as management discovers stand alone LMS systems like TOPYX® that can be deployed easily and cost effectively without the need for comprehensive human capital management software investments.

Collaborative Learning is the Answer (Part 1)

Intrepid by VitalSource

Collaborative learning was, quite literally, the answer to the question “What types of learning and development opportunities have the most value for you?” State of High-Stakes Learning survey in our recent.

Collaborative Learning is the Answer (Part 2)

Intrepid by VitalSource

Last week we looked at the 4 main choices to the State of High-Stakes Learning survey question “What types of learning and development opportunities have the most value for you?” and how collaborative online learning experiences can address those issues. Today we’re taking a look at some of the responses to the question, What’s preventing you from taking your career to the next level

New survey reveals top 2018 corporate learning trends

Axonify

Tech trends come and go, but L&D (learning and development) professionals have to know how to cut through the noise. Taylor, Chairman of the UK-based Learning Performance Institute, asks over 1000 L&D leaders worldwide one question: What will be hot in workplace L&D this year? Survey 2018. Personalized/ adaptive learning 11.9%. Collaborative/social learning 10.11%. Collaborative/social learning 9%. Learning Trends

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Low-Tech Ways to Add Social and Collaborative Learning To Your Training Plans

Integrated Learnings

I think we've all heard the buzz about social and collaborative learning. Based on their research, Bersin & Associates suggests that "modern" corporate training organizations are transitioning to collaborative, talent-driven learning. A survey conducted by The MASIE Center earlier this year indicates a similar trend. technologies can enhance workplace learning. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects) by Jim on February 15, 2011 in Informal Learning , performance support , social learning One thing that has always struck me as particularly fascinating about social learning is how it is often at its most effective when its direction is provided by the learners themselves.

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. You’ve probably heard or even invested in new systems such as Learning Experience Platforms, Microlearning platforms, Collaborative Learning tools and Gamification tools …. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

New Survey Reveals Top 2016 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of hosting our first webinar of 2016 with special guests: Don Taylor (Long-time veteran of the learning space and currently the Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute ) and Carol Leaman (CEO of Axonify). The webinar focused on the results of a survey, which asked participants to identify the trends that are going to be ‘hot’ in workplace learning this year. Learning Trends

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Watch Our CLO Survey Webinar On Demand

Intrepid by VitalSource

Recently our Director of Product Colin Gause and Director of Marketing Thom Robbins hosted a webinar with CLO Magazine highlighting the results of our survey of over 400 CLOs and 1,000 learners and how they felt about high stakes learning and the state of learning within their organizations. The second portion of the webinar spoke to Intrepid’s definition of collaborative learning and some of the key collaborative features in our platform.

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New Survey Reveals Top 2016 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of hosting our first webinar of 2016 with special guests: Don Taylor (Long-time veteran of the learning space and currently the Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute ) and Carol Leaman (CEO of Axonify). The webinar focused on the results of a survey, which asked participants to identify the trends that are going to be ‘hot’ in workplace learning this year. Learning Trends

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New Survey Reveals Top 2016 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of hosting our first webinar of 2016 with special guests: Don Taylor (Long-time veteran of the learning space and currently the Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute ) and Carol Leaman (CEO of Axonify). The webinar focused on the results of a survey, which asked participants to identify the trends that are going to be ‘hot’ in workplace learning this year. Learning Trends

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DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. It can also be used to identify where to increase learning support and resources.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

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. HR and training departments overlooked experienced employees because they learn experientially, from stretch assignments and mentors rather than from courses and workshops. Learning by experienced employees was left to chance. Two out of three Chief Learning Of?cers Co-learning builds trust.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? You can take this survey online. Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer. ? Learning would become everyone’s business.

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. Polls and Surveys.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning. This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0

Surveys in eLearning

Tony Karrer

Through two recent experiences I've come to realize that many people in eLearning are not using Survey tools nearly as much as I would have thought. For my recent Collaborative Learning eLearning 2.0 Class , I used a SurveyMonkey survey to ask the class members about their background, interests and availability. You can see the survey results on the Course Wiki.

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The virtual classroom: the ups and the downs of collaborative learning

Saffron Interactive

Many of you reading this will already have participated in some form of virtual classroom learning. So if you’ve ever participated in a webinar, perhaps hosted by one or two instructors taking you through a PowerPoint presentation, you have already been initiated into the world of virtual learning. The virtual classroom isn’t a new thing – distance learning organisations such as the Open University have been putting bums on virtual seats for decades. Blended learning Blog

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! The common theme in functions is the ability to study and practice the skills of a "Collaborative Learning Anthropologist", ( CLA ). Major changes in learning and training are fundamentally challenging the current and old assumptions, principles and beliefs. There are many opportunities to discover and innovate new learning models. This is the primary task of a Collaborative Learning Anthropologist.

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.

Social learning survey results

Clive on Learning

The MASIE Center has just published an interesting survey on the use of social learning in the workplace. I'm not sure I go with the term 'social learning' because this is incredibly ambiguous - after all, a fair proportion of all learning involves the learner interacting with others - but let's assume they mean the use of social media for learning and not get distracted. Some 62% thought there was some or high value in social learning in their organisations.

New survey reveals Top 2017 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

If you follow Don Taylor—long-time veteran of the learning space and Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute —you’ll know that, for the past three years, he’s surveyed L&D professionals from around the world to get a pulse on what they think will be the “hot trends” in corporate learning for the coming year. Don’s survey always asks the same question: What will be hot in L&D in the coming year? You can learn more about that tool here.

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Finally, Good News: Training Budgets Up Over 9 Percent, Survey Says

Mindflash

Each year Bersin & Associates surveys the training landscape, asking companies how much they’re spending on training, and distills the results into its annual Corporate Learning Factbook (an executive summary is available for free download here). The report may be sweetened with a healthy dollop of optimism, but training professionals shouldn’t go overboard expecting organizations to start throwing tons of resources at learning and development departments.

New survey reveals Top 2017 Corporate Learning Trends

Axonify

If you follow Don Taylor—long-time veteran of the learning space and Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute —you’ll know that, for the past three years, he’s surveyed L&D professionals from around the world to get a pulse on what they think will be the “hot trends” in corporate learning for the coming year. Don’s survey always asks the same question: What will be hot in L&D in the coming year? You can learn more about that tool here.

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e-Learning 2.0: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile

Vignettes Learning

Social Networking: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile I have been fine-tuning a survey tool to gauge the T echnoProfile of the target learning audience in social learning, networking, collaboration and Learning 2.0 The survey design is based on my discoveries from social learning sessions , ( ASTD handout ) client projects and my research "in helping learners apply their learning" or Micro-Learning Impacts in social networking context.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 10 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 10 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: What does it take to create a compelling facilitated team learning experience? KEY TAKEAWAYS: Innovative learning technology is helping consulting firms provide high-value advisory services to a much broader audience. Want to learn more?

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?

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. E-Learning 24/7.

Learning Your Way Out

CLO Magazine

Leadership in the current knowledge era can no longer rely on a single source of expertise; rather, it needs to be a collaborative practice distributed across a range of individuals. At the same time, let’s consider how we might bring this focus on collaboration to a practice-based method of learning. ” The critical change facilitators would make is to introduce novel forms of conversation that can bring out the skills of collaborative learning and dialogue.

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Questions to Ask Vendors Before Choosing an LMS Platform

TOPYX LMS

A survey shows that 48 percent of companies that use a learning management system (LMS) want to find a new or different learning technology.

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Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Learning and instructional techniques that integrate e-learning (such as podcasts and online discussion) mobile learning (such as just-in-time training and performance support) and instructor-led training (such as lectures and tutorials). Condition: Component of a learning objective that describes the specific situation in which the performance occurs.

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! Lubosj provided a survey on how gamification affects student outcomes. StephenPVictor tweeted, “Gamification works well with scenario-based learning. Learners travelled through a virtual world to learn about topics.

What's In a Learning Level?

InSync Training

We recently conducted a survey of learning professionals and discovered that, on average, practitioners only have $600 a year for professional development. In light of such financial constraints, how are we supposed to become experts in all aspects of modern learning? Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training, spent the last few years searching for a solution supportive of the needs of her learning peers. Blended Learning Hub