The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

Companies leveraging the reliability and efficiency of eLearning want to ensure that there’s a social element to the experience for their learners. And social learning helps them to achieve just that. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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The Importance of Corporate Communication: Putting Your Plan into Action

Continu

You know communication is important in your personal life. However, the importance of corporate communication in the business world is equally as important. Bad communication leads to unhappy employees, turned off customers, and in the end bad profit margins.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Recognition by Brandon Hall and the CLO forum is considered prestigious. Learning by force is passé.

5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS

Origin Learning

Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Today, social learning is more defined to the extent of being perceived as a formal concept. Leveraging the existing social learning platforms has promoted the culture of learning. Truly Social. Social Analytics.

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How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

ej4 eLearning

That’s a good thing because both the quiet, introspective introvert and the outgoing, assertive extrovert have their place to communicate in the work environment. One of the biggest issues in such a group will be communication—both your communication with team members, and their communication with each other. Communicating via email instead of the phone or in-person meetings, for example, can give introverts time to process and respond in their own way.

Socially Acceptable

Clark Quinn

I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. So what is good social learning? social strategy

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Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich.

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3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum?

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Who wants to add a new mode of communication to our work day?

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. What is Social Learning?

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Not too long ago, connections were forged outside of technological communications and maintained via sheer will. The post What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Communicate with a peer or supervisor via email, video conference, or realtime chat. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site.

4 Reasons Social LMSs are Replacing Intranets

TOPYX LMS

Have you ever used a computer to communicate with your coworkers within a network and access work-related literature/training materials? However, while a social learning platform and an intranet both foster collaboration and connection, they are very different.

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Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?

G-Cube

Social media is here to stay. Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success?

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

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)?

5 Top Takeaways From Learning Technologies Summer Forum 16

Unicorn Training

Despite the weather feeling a little more like October than June, today was the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum event at Kensington Olympia.

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Communication and learning in a digital age

Learning with e's

Issue 5 considers Communication and Learning in a Digital Age , and features papers from a number of scholars in the field, including my own paper on current research perspectives on digital literacies.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. You don’t need social media to run an effective online course.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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Social Learning, Strategically

Clark Quinn

I’ll use social media as an example. Talking with my ITA colleague Jay Cross at lunch the other day, it occurred to me that I was seeing the same pattern with social media that I see elsewhere. “We’ve put in a social media system to use around our formal learning.” ” ”We’ll buy a social media platform to use for our sales force.” social strategy

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

How You Can Use Social Learning To Juice Up Your Learning Strategy

Wizcabin

social learning also helps in capturing organizational knowledge and improving communication. In this article, we’ll be exploring how to use social learning to spice up your existing learning strategy. What Is Social Learning?

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

But it should communicate a link between quality, process improvement, and action. Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies. Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others. It improves the communication skills and bond between employees. Social media and online forums.

Social Learning – How Technology can Facilitate it

Impelsys

Unless it’s a castaway situation learning is totally a social experience – we learn by observing and imitating others throughout our lives. In corporate learning social has larger role where employees realize the outright benefits of sharing. Social Learning and Modern LMSs.

How to Adapt Your Microcontent to Your Employees’ Social Needs

Obsidian Learning

One of these is social needs. Many of us fulfill at least part of our social needs through work. Why is it important to be attuned to social needs at work? We intentionally address social needs in the hopes of fostering employee loyalty, increasing productivity, reducing turnover, and even increasing innovation. So how can we meet social needs at work? Social learning using microcontent creates a built-in touch point between employees. Forum for Sharing.

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Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory. The Social Learning Theory is a theoretical perspective in which the focus of the study is learning by observing others. Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training.

LMS and Its Impact of Social Learning

Pinlearn

Interestingly, the job of an LMS is not merely limited to teaching but also promoting engagement and enthusiasm through intended social participation. . Social Learning in LMS solutions. No one can deny the fact that social media has the biggest influence on almost every domain in our lives. Billions of people everyday use social media platforms to connect, stay informed, organize events, share life experience, and discover new stuff around the globe.

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. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning. Social Learning

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How To Use Social Intelligence In eLearning

TalentLMS

Social intelligence, or SI, deals with situational awareness and meaningful interaction. A socially intelligent individual is able to work well with others and understand the dynamics within a group. Basic Principles Of Social Intelligence.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies.

Organizational Change Management Turns Disruption into Opportunity

Absorb LMS

Leaders can accomplish this with planning, communication and training. Communicate with employees. Clear communication throughout the change is the place to start. Social and collaborative tools available through the LMS are also a boon here. Change is hard.

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