The Social Learning Community

Jane Hart

Yesterday I launched the Social Learning Community – a new Community of Practice intended for those interested in the use of social media to work and learn smarter. This is a place where you can join discussions, ask questions, share links, experiences and events with others about social learning – whether it be in education or [.]. Social learning

Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. Now associations are considering how to design hybrid events that take place both onsite and online.

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The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online. Organizational value of online communities. However, it’s a very thin line between a community focusing solely on the social aspect and one that is truly dedicated to enriching the skill and competency portfolio of its members.

7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

LearnDash

Virtual events give your learners an opportunity to connect socially and add to the value of your course. Because of this, it can often be a pleasant surprise to run a virtual event that often requires less preparation, but can draw a higher price.

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Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

We have entered the Black Swan era with un-directed and unpredictable events regularly cropping up. This is not merely about implementing a few collaboration tools or putting in place an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) with the diktat to “collaborate”. Going ahead, organizations of the future will possibly function as Transformative Communities connecting diverse, distributed and multi-talented individuals who will come together to move toward an Evolutionary Purpose.

Webinars, Community and Engagement: 5 Reasons to Integrate Live, Online Events Into Your Online Community

CommPartners

Recently, at the Higher Logic Super Forum, I along with an association colleague facilitated a session on the virtues of developing an integrated approach for bringing together online community and an LMS as a single engagement offering. Blog association community e-learning elearning online events social learning webinars

Communities are the companies’ future!

Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy has co-edited with makesense a new online course on the creation of communities within or for companies. What does a community represent for an organization? Do communities and companies go so well together? Corporate communities bring real game-changing differences.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. First, it’s important that we differentiate between structured and unstructured online learning events.

Create Community at Your Virtual Conference with Higher Logic

CommPartners

We are also drawn to the social aspects of a conference. […]. Blog commpartners community community learning discussions post elearning higher logic networking sessions virtual events virtual networkingLearning at conferences can happen in two ways: peer-to-peer and from subject matter experts. Often, what initially attracts us to a conference are the impressive keynote speakers or interesting sessions that contribute to our professional development.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. First, it’s important that we differentiate between structured and unstructured online learning events.

Building online communities of learning

Learning with 'e's

I paid specific attention to the building of community, touching on issues around empathy, tutor knowledge, teacher passion, social presence and immediacy - all of which are key elements, I would argue, in the success level of online learning. Ultimately, it is the sense of community and belonging that can make the difference between those students who persist and succeed, and those who drop out.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. However, building a learning community is neither automatic nor simple to achieve. So, how can I build community in my online course? The fact that learners attend the courses in their own time-space makes communication and social engagement even harder. Remind learners about special events (eg.,

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. With a little planning and a couple of handy tools, your online event will be the talk of the town. Choosing an accessible platform is critical for online events because you want to be as inclusive as possible. Captioning a Live Event. To caption live events you can use a live automatic solution or a CART solution.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. Here are some examples she gave for turning traditional approaches to social media strategy on its head. 2) Social Learning. 3) Community Partnership.

Change of Plans: Updates on Degreed Events

Degreed

Current events have certainly altered life as we know it. Like many, we’ve postponed all of our upcoming events and transitioned them to virtual discussions and meetups. We’re optimistic that our in-person events—those postponed, rescheduled, and slated for future dates—will go on as planned, but like you, we’re watching the news and remaining flexible. The safety and health of our clients, employees and community will remain our first priority at Degreed. Events

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Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy

Brella

But If your post-event strategy doesn’t invite attendees to the next level in their development you’ve done it all for naught. Develop a robust digital strategy to extend the impact of your event. Social Learning Through Social Media. After a successful event, you may be tempted to flood your timeline with photos. So prioritize community building and content creation across these platforms: LinkedIn: LinkedIn is the number one platform for professionals.

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

More and more organisations are beginning to adopt enterprise social networking technologies (like Yammer) more formally as business tools, so there is a growing need for a dedicated resource to manage and support this activity – not technically but in human terms. integrating all social and collaborative initiatives into a common platform. planning the new community’s strategic approach. Social learning

Upcoming Event: Watch for My “HR Genius” Online Course Soon!

Learningtogo

Events Upcoming EventsI’ve just accepted an invitation to deliver a new series on the neuroscience of leadership and learning for HR Genius series onHR.com.

ROE Tips for Your Association’s Online Community

Association eLearning

Your Association’s online community is where your members can engage with not only each other but with your association’s resources. I recently reached out to Andy for his return on engagement (ROE) tips for association’s online communities. Here’s his take: “Associations tend to identify niche verticals within their organization which might benefit from improved collaboration (committees, events, special industry groups etc).

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Moodle community. Adapt community. Join in the discussion with a Community of thousands of HR and L&D Professionals”. No membership numbers are published but the record for daily visits to the community is 7,215. There are regular webinars as well as the big events for the forum to talk about but there’s plenty of ?? 13 Moodle community.

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. And that even where more formal, structured approaches are desired, social (learning) experiences need to be designed that are lite on content and rich in interaction. Social learning

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. With a little planning and a couple of handy tools, your online event will be the talk of the town. Choosing an accessible platform is critical for online events because you want to be as inclusive as possible. Captioning a Live Event. To caption live events you can use a live automatic solution or a CART solution.

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. It’s not about the tools Responsibilities of a Community Manager: Don’t have a build it they will come mentality. Good community managers know how to channel that. Drama central When someone takes over a community.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Have questions about other social media sites?

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. For straight answers, I asked three association industry leaders who are putting these multi-format methods into practice: Nora Murphy – Online Learning Manager at Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research ( PRIM&R ), a 4,000-member association that promotes ethical standards for those involved in biomedical, social science, and behavioral research oversight.

Conferences are Cancelled: Making L&D Community Connections in Lockdown

Litmos

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and learn, but it’s also changed another fundamental thing about the L&D community: how we connect. We’d be connecting with our friends and colleagues in the training community in person, watching speakers, and talking with vendors on exposition floors all over the world. shores, locking down businesses, and canceling large events, L&D Twitter was alive with excitement over the conventions scheduled for 2020.

Addressing Unconscious Social Bias within the Association Community: A Unique Livestream Event

CommPartners

When organizations consider holding a livestream program from a place based conference or a completely virtual event, a common question asked is, what content will be compelling enough to get people to pay attention? . Blog Customer Stories Education association elearning livestream online events social learning virtual events

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

I bet one or more of the top results came from a message board or discussion forum for an online community, where someone else was seeking answers from their peers on a similar topic? They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. What is an Online Community? An online community can: Break down geographical borders to reach a wider audience and facilitate distance learning.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

EPISODE 30 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Today I’m thrilled to welcome two executives from Community Brands – EVP and General Manager, Tristan Jordan , and Director of Marketing, Tara Pawlak. What insights emerged from this event? Community conferences are a powerful way to build a brand – strengthening relationships while you celebrate customer successes and explore common challenges. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: JOHN: First, maybe we should introduce Community Brands.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? After a decade of affordable high-speed internet access, smartphones, mobile apps and social networks, it’s easy to take our digital connections for granted. In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly? In Summary: Social Learning is an Adventure.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. It is not just about managing the interaction but also being part of the social interaction.

Why an LMS Should Cultivate a CE Healthcare Community

EthosCE

In virtually every aspect of our professional and social lives, community interaction is essential, and CME is no exception. Learners are more engaged with their educational experiences and have better outcomes when they are a part of a community. A CE healthcare community can also help you attract new members and intensify your existing learners’ connection to your organization. Create a CE Healthcare Community to Promote “Organic” Learner Engagement.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world. The purpose of effective social learning is to close this gap.

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. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. Social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio compared to formal web-based training.