What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning. You may be asking yourself – can it be replicated, effectively , in the corporate world?

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates.

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8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. The secret is knowing how to separate personal posts, tweets, and comments from the social learning side of things. Emphasize The Learning Objectives And Outcomes.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. Facebook is STILL the most convenient way to get connected to friends, get updated on existing friends, find new people, build relationships and express identities – so the big Facebook advantage is that your audience is most definitely there. Research in Learning Technology 20 : 17490.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. But it is still important, because it reveals many of the features future learning environments (and personal environments in general) will need to have. Because Stephen and I come from such different environments, perspectives, etc.,

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. But that doesn’t mean technology is all leaders need to learn. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. Therefore, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. This was a little wake up call to me as I sit in my little e-Learning world, trying to immerse myself in all that is new. Everyone who has graduated from college since 2005 has a FaceBook account.

Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

Nature creates paths and opportunities for those willing to learn, seek, know, and share …and that’s exactly what the social media platform and learning is all about. Facebook (FB) brought connectivity unparalleled, leading to a rising new class of people across the world.That was a decade ago. He combines intelligence, analytical problem solving, and business acumen with incredibly strong interpersonal skills to effectively team with and lead others.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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Resources to Effectively Transition to Remote Work and Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

There are easy changes you can make to incorporate videos, screencasts (a video recording of a screen), screenshots, and images into your communications workflows to help maintain business and academic continuity while transitioning to full-time distance learning and remote work. Use this list of resources as a guide to help you transition to effective remote work and learning environments. Supporting Remote Work and Learning. Learn more.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) from your work environment (tools, skills) in any significant way (especially in the context of tacit work)? Learning never stops, does it?

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

On being asked to write a blog post on my experience with virtual learning, our near obsessive interest, few years ago, with Virtual worlds and 3D Learning comes to mind. Having seen its stupendous success with assorted conferences and meetings, various teams worldwide began exploring Second Life, and its applications in Learning. The immersive environment was designed especially to appeal to the younger new hires in the organization.

Coronavirus Lockdowns? Go Home, Go Online, Keep Learning

NovoEd

Collateral L&D damage has also come in the form of cancelled conferences, where attendees go to market products and services but also to learn. F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference , which was set for early May in San Jose, also bit the dust. And, given the increasing number of travel and meeting lockdowns, the next best alternative for L&D may be a collaborative learning environment that helps sustain an enterprise’s social interactions and other personal connections.

The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

InfoPro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. If you somehow missed the revolution, Farmville was a farming simulation and social network game, developed by Zynga, which could be played on Facebook. The game taught a generation of Facebook users appreciation for the agrarian lifestyle and the virtues of patience and paying for faster crop growth.

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The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

InfoPro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. If you somehow missed the revolution, Farmville was a farming simulation and social network game, developed by Zynga, which could be played on Facebook. The game taught a generation of Facebook users appreciation for the agrarian lifestyle and the virtues of patience and paying for faster crop growth.

In theory.

Learning with e's

Intuitive teachers generally have a reasonable understanding of the processes of learning and how humans acquire knowledge and skills. Any teacher training course worth its salt has a significant element of learning theory within its programme. Teachers who seek excellence should aspire to understanding how learning experiences can be optimised to promote good learning outcomes. I have seen several things happen that are departures from traditional learning behaviours.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, June 18, 2007 Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking From the Eide Neurolearning Blog: Voluntary Control of Attention - Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking There is a yin and yang effect between visual and auditory attention. Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down.

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SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

The Most Invincible Features That Any e-Learning Mobile App Should Have

Your Training Edge

ELearning has existed for years as a future-driven and sophisticated facet of the educational industry, but only recently it evolved faster with new features, value additions and learning experience design elements. The emergence of mobile apps coupled up with augmented and virtual reality, more scope of incorporating personalized learning experience and several other factors together made eLearning more sophisticated and future-ready. Live Learning Sessions and Sessions.

Beyond Control?

Learning with e's

Last week's e-learning conference in Plymouth had a similar title 'Crossing Boundaries' which also elicited a similar set of themed papers on student activities that are conducted largely outside of institutional boundaries. One of my recent publications dealing with this subject is a chapter that appears in the book ' Effective Blended Learning Practices ' Edited by Elizabeth Stacey and Phillipa Gerbic. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. They help foster peer learning and the development of personal learning networks within, and even between, organizations. For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter.

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Unleashing The 7 Essential Features Of A New-Age LMS

G-Cube

Training and development have extended the reach of traditional classrooms by providing personalized learning experiences. In the midst of these changes, the utilization of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) has also evolved. The need to transfer just-in-time knowledge via latest e-learning tools is reshaping the nature of learning. Consequently, it is also influencing the learning platforms that are implemented to deliver customized and engaging training courses.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. How To Revamp Your Learning Model. There’s a lot of talk these days about informal learning vs. formal learning. eFront: Free Storyboard Templates For e-Learning. A list of free storyboard templates for e-Learning. How Do You Define 21st-Century Learning?

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

G-Cube

Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. Social learning tools which are easily accessible to all can be extremely effective for corporate trainings as well, aiding and re-enforcing the effects of formal learning initiatives. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success? e-Learning

2008 Tools and Technologies Retro

Learning with e's

There is so much to learn about, and so many new tools to use, there simply isn't enough time for everything. 7 - Slideshare is a very simple, but most effective web service which enables you to load up your complete PowerPoint slide shows (or other files such as pdf files) direct to a webspace and then make them available to others. I finally managed to get my hands on one when I was given it as a part of the deal when registering early for Handheld Learning 2008.

Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

G-Cube

E-learning has evolved as the most significant tool to address these business challenges. Training a workforce spread across different geographical locations poses a daunting challenge on several aspects including coordinating and maintaining a comprehensive learning experience for learners. Hence, the use of effective employee training software for corporate training has become very common. Transforming Learning Experience with Effective LMS Solutions.

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” ” But, how do you get your learning program up to speed? Are there already social components in your current learning mix that you are using? A newer more professional network which needs to be linked to your learning approach?)

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

How Does the Blend of Social Learning and Microlearning Boost the Overall Learning Uptake?

G-Cube

In such instances, there is a huge scope to deliver effective e-learning solutions by blending social learning and microlearning strategies. Social learning is associated with learning in groups or interacting via chats or forums across different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Organizations prefer combining social learning with microlearning to boost the overall learning uptake. m-Learning Microlearning Social Learnin

What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. Since then, distance learning, along with new information technology, was adopted by universities who wanted to extend their market beyond their immediate areas around their location. What is Distance Learning? Difference Between Distance Learning & Online Training. What is Distance Learning?

Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Docebo

We use sites like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook not only to connect with each other, but to learn from one another. Whether it’s learning how to give yourself a fade at home during COVID-19 from your favorite local barber (we don’t encourage this), or learning to bake bread (this is probably fine), one thing has become clear: social and collaborative learning are what we’re used to. What is Collaborative Learning? Collaborative Learning Benefits.

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

Technology has not only made innovations in the way that we perform daily tasks, it’s also had a huge impact on education and has started to completely transform the way we learn. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourites: E-learning Modules: Companies like Learnkit , dedicate their careers and time to developing effective elearning courses for learners to take on their own time. We are living in the digital age.

8 LearnDash Plugins To Make Student Management Easier

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

You can easily avoid spending too much time on enrolling students one by one and manage a large number of students more efficiently and effectively on your LearnDash website with the WISDM Group Registration plugin. ‘LearnDash Activity Feed’ to create a Facebook-like community.

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