Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. 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).

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. 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).

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How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner

Wisetail

See how one Wisetail client, Philz Coffee, used its learning platform to respond to opportunities presented by this challenging year. The post How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner appeared first on Wisetail LMS & LXP.

How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner

Wisetail

See how one Wisetail client, Philz Coffee, used its learning platform to respond to opportunities presented by this challenging year. The post How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner appeared first on Wisetail LMS & LXP.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

Finding the right learning approach for each topic you have to deliver to your learners can seem like a “problem of endless choices.” In this webinar you will discover these secrets to help you build effective learning for your teams: How to develop smart learning paths.

How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner

Wisetail

See how one Wisetail client, Philz Coffee, used its learning platform to respond to opportunities presented by this challenging year. The post How to Solve L&D Problems for the Modern Learner appeared first on Wisetail LMS & LXP.

Communities of Inquiry

Nick Leffler

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. I’m joining in (if even partially) to a cMOOC called Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning which I found out about from Tanya Lau. Why Communities of Inquiry. Other models we could choose from were: Networked learning (familiar).

Problem based learning

Learning with 'e's

For those who are not familiar with EDEN , it's a large international organisation dedicated to the promotion of distance education and e-learning. Mine, which can be seen again on YouTube was called ' Face to face at a distance : Building communities of learning online.'

Organizations as Communities?—?Part 2

ID Reflections

Yesterday, in a Twitter conversation with Rachel Happe regarding the need for organizations to function as communities, I wrote the following: “ Complicated solutions are yesterday’s good practices. How are communities connected to complexity, collective intelligence and “sensemaking”? This requires the capacity to be comfortable with the discomfort of staying in the liminal space, and not forcing a pre-defined outcome when a problem rises to the surface.

How to Build Engaged Online Learning Community [9 Effective Tips]

Instancy

Learning in an unconnected atmosphere can cause performance and enthusiasm to plummet. The only thing one can do is to promote learning by encouraging learners to become a part of a learning community (which is a challenge in itself!). . Your learning business is unique.

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

Setting the tone for your online learning community

Logicearth

In a recent article for this very blog, I wrote about the importance of cohort-based learning as a way to motivate and empower learners. Cohort-based learning programs usually combine instructor-led live sessions and learning resources, with a significant focus on social learning.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

In Kenya, she said, everyone is very community-focused; but here, in the United States, we function as completely separate individuals. 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. More and more, learning has focused on web-based training and distance learning.

4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

We’re in different communities. The answer: adaptive learning. In fact, an adaptive learning strategy can help you overcome 4 of the biggest challenges of the modern workplace. But you can’t do that in an organization with 30,000 employees and only 30 people in the learning and development department. Adaptive learning helps you maximize your limited training resources by taking advantage of the immense data resources within your company. Adaptive learning

Gamification of Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

Gamification of Problem-Solving: It’s a relatively new term and may be a little trendy, possibly overhyped, and tends to be misunderstood as a subject. In essence gamification presents an innovative way to solve real-world problems in a simulated environment. How can you solve problems through Gamification? This is where gamification problem-solving projects like the U.S. Another example of gamification related to problem-solving also took place back in 2011.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

the learning. learning curriculum will develop and nurture. effective learning solution or curriculum. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. Envision the learning experience.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

One highlight of a learning management system is its collaboration within course participants. Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled.

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 2: From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice by Sasha Barab and Thomas Duffy (2012). There are a range of opinions and positions within the constructivist and situativity communities regarding even the basic concepts laid out in this text. There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning.

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. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. As we also learn through an inner conversation with ourselves. Online Collaborative Learning helps us explore ways to think, to innovate, to develop problem-solving skills and to seek conceptual understanding.

Is This a Problem with E-Learning Today?

Rapid eLearning

I ran across two articles recently that made me wonder about the state of today’s e-learning courses. While the two articles dealt with website design, there are a lot of parallels to e-learning course design. Same thing with e-learning courses. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead.and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening. To facilitate this exchange of "irregular conversations," organizations have to think like communities, to think of Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation ".

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound. and nothing gave developers a sense of being part of a community with like-minded eLearning warriors. Adobe has taken a step toward filling that gap by integrating the all-new eLearning Community with Adobe Captivate. Notice that there's a Community tab grouped with the open projects.

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.

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

It has been a long and exciting journey so far, dotted with exciting projects, some wonderful clients, and a tremendous amount of learning. An instructional designer by profession who started her career anlayzing learner needs, creating micro-design documents, writing story-boards and discussing the nitty-gritty of course navigation with visual designers, I have long been interested in the power of social, collaborative and informal learning. The age of social learning is here.

How To Cultivate A Remote Workforce Community And Boost Team Engagement

Dan Keckan

A built-in, future-ready employee hub creates space for discussion, community-based problem solving, and building team connections. eLearning Software Compliance Training Digital Learning eLearning eBooks Remote Working

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

Remember, adult learners only spend time, effort and money on learning experiences that have a direct impact in their real lives. Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement. Let’s determine the research-worthiness of a problem and the steps to create a clear learning problem statement. But, are those problems worth researching and developing into complete courses?

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening. I have written before about the perils of having social learning as a bolt on strategy and of automation taking over complicated, process-based work. What role will communities play in transforming the way organizations function?

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

One highlight of a learning management system is its collaboration within course participants. Extend this to the Subject Matter Experts and popular spokes-person through a defined communication framework and you have a community of practice in action! Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled.

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How to build an engaged online community

Superb Learning

Online communities have been long been one of the most popular places to spend time on the web. But what exactly does it take to build an engaged online community for yourself? Simply identify their problem or problems and create content aligned to solving this problem.

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Learning and Skills Group. Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’. Learning design. Moodle community. Adapt community. Work learn mobile. Join in the discussion with a Community of thousands of HR and L&D Professionals”. 3 Learning and Skills group. Focus : L&D, Learning design.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making. I’m interested in something more than Angry Birds’ gaming dynamics, though; I’m interested in the Angry Birds community. That means more than 16,000 videos were contributed by members of the Angry Birds Community of Practice.

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.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? Even if there is a small chance you are the only one on the entire planet that has a specific development issue, why aren’t you using asking the community? Chances are the community will have an answer for you. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1 3 Ask the Community a Question.

How To Boost Your Online Business With Social Media Groups and Communities

learnWorlds

How To Boost Your Online Business With Social Media Groups and Communities. 4 How Can You Boost Your Online Business With Social Media Groups and Communities? 6 Create Your Own Social Media Community For Outreach. Create Your Own Social Media Community For Outreach.

Six Tenets of Community Management: Learnings

ID Reflections

Ihave been somewhat lazy but I also deliberately stayed away from posting as Itried to consolidate and synthesise all that I was learning. I have beenplaying the role of an enterprise community manager for some time now—6 monthsto be precise—and thought it would be a good idea to jot down my learnings fromthe past few months. I can’t remember where I read it, but this is the quote thatinspires me: To solve tough problems, have tough problems.

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. Workplace learning is not just about internal experts telling people what they should know or do – but is also about peers sharing their thoughts and experiences (and in doing so learning just as much from one another).

JOHN HINCHLIFFE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT JOHN HINCHLIFFE: John Hinchliffe is an internationally recognized award-winning digital learning expert with over 13 years in the field. He also is the founder of the Global Learning and Development Community (GLDC) , and has served on the Board of Directors for the eLearning Network.