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

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration.

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Learning Objectives Vs Learning Activities: What’s The Difference?

Adobe Captivate

Learning objectives and learning activities are two crucial pieces of ammunition in the eLearning provider’s arsenal. Here, we explore the binary relationship of learning objectives vs learning activities by discussing the difference and understanding the importance of both.

The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. Traditional ways of learning in the workplace are, by definition, ingrained in the psyche of the vast majority of the workforce.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

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 on the other hand supports research while also encouraging a learning process that is rich with peer to peer interaction.

Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 1

CommLab India

In my previous blog, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them 1 , we saw what a learning objective is and why it is important to frame good learning objectives. He defined learning objectives at six levels for the Cognitive domain. .

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

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. Social Networking: The Future. Where is social networking headed next?

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like. It’s vital to understand your audience when crafting learning objectives, too. A mobile learning interface design for garage owners.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

E-Learning Acupuncture

skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! Clearly I had some learning to do before October 10th so I can make an informed decision. In addition to an informative website they created a Flash object that did an excellent job in educating me. How do I learn to teach online?

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold!

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. Gamification and game-based learning were covered in their own post, so they’re not included here). Is : Using “non-traditional” learning strategies. Effective. Positive reviews are nice, but they don’t tell you anything about the learning that took place).

Top LMS from Paradiso – For Effective Training of Employees!

Paradiso

Given the rising number of corporates all over the world, there arises a need for continuous & effective training of the employees. This top LMS paves the way for our clients by strategically supporting their vision to achieve better learning objectives.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. They also take advantage of many technology-enabled learning tools and platforms. How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? Not only will learning be more effective, but these groups will foster teamwork and cooperation.

Docebo Joins LinkedIn Learning’s Integration Partner Program

Docebo

Docebo Enhances Learner Autonomy With LinkedIn Learning Integration. Docebo’s eLearning Content Marketplace gives L&D admins access to top-quality learning content directly within their Docebo LMS. IT Networking. How Access and Activate LinkedIn Learning in Docebo.

10 Tips to Effectively Use Videos in eLearning

KZO Innovations

When it comes to eLearning, video can be a powerful tool – but in order to be effective, it needs to be utilized correctly. Here are ten tips on how to effectively use videos in eLearning. Videos are particularly effective when they can demonstrate the “how-to” or “how-to-not,” especially when the eLearning course revolves around customer service and sales. You can incorporate a video in your eLearning course in the beginning, the middle, or the end for a dramatic effect.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Mobile learning is something I witnessed so widespread in this regard.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features

Gyrus

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features. A few months ago we explored Mobile Learning and whether or not it is viable , today we provide an infographic of the benefits and features of Mobile Learning at a glance. Mobile Learning Infographic.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development

GoConqr

Large software companies like LinkedIn, with their acquisition of online learning company Lynda, are targeting the training market. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked. Create a Roadmap With Different Objectives.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew?

6 Tips To Create A Communication Strategy For Compliance Online Training

EI Design

In this article, I’ll share 6 tips for creating an effective communication strategy for compliance online training. The good news is that you can make the process more enjoyable for everyone involved with an effective communication strategy for compliance online training.

The Success and (some) Failures of Gamification in Training and Learning

G-Cube

Gamification is increasingly being adopted in training and education as well, with newer learning games being developed to increase the interest of the learner and the impact of learning. The increased use of social media. Blog Game-based learning Gamification

Learning Outcomes

Tony Karrer

My post on learning goals has some great feedback via comments and a couple of blog posts. The focus of the post is really about the design of informal / social learning experiences and my belief that they need to have context for what I call Directed Learners. Particularly, there still needs to be Learning Outcomes defined. But please don't read Learning Outcomes to mean Learning Objectives. We aren't sure what they will learn."

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Your team learns informally all the time. You can support those efforts for more learning bang for your buck. With a shift in your views about what learning is, you can still build a powerful learning organization and demonstrate the value to executives at the same time.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training

Mindflash

Microlearning generally involves dissecting learning into “microscopic” learning bursts (typically 2-10 minutes each). Microlearning adds dimension to training and can create a positive learning subculture. How Can You Effectively Integrate Microlearning into Online Training?

Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

The management and administration tool of choice is often a Learning Management System (LMS). Take your LMS’s functionality into full consideration to make maximum organizational impact via your learning solutions. Does a formal training best support your learning objectives?

The Top 3 LMS Features Requested? Survey Says…

Mindflash

A recent employee survey by Software Advice reveals thought-provoking data on how corporate learning programs can drive employee engagement. 58% want online learning content to be broken up into multiple, shorter lessons. 35% want real-life rewards based on learning progress.

What Are the Characteristics of a Good Learning Game?

Growth Engineering

A good learning game is much the same as a successful eLearning unit. At their core, learning games should be built to satisfy some wider organisational goal. For most learning managers, this is the bottom line that defines whether or not they’ve done their jobs.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

There is a lot of talk about using social media in training or about social learning in the workplace, but frankly there is not a lot of action. Since spring of this year, I have designed several learning programs using Yammer with good results.

How to Create Engaging Video-based eLearning

Association eLearning

Story-driven content helps learners visualize the real-life application of a topic and provides context to the learning. Story is particularly compelling when paired with video-based learning. 2) Clear learning objectives. Share this on Facebook.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional

OpenSesame

The way in which learning occurs in organizations has changed tremendously and with this evolution comes a new focus for L & D professionals. In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities.

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3 Ways To Get ‘More’ Out Of Your LMS Training Delivery

Upside Learning

It was the need to be able to store and deliver online learning courses to the workforce that gave birth to the Learning Management System or LMS. While using your LMS’ delivery modes like eLearning, Classroom Training, Virtual Classroom, Mobile Learning etc.