Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations. Recently, this environment was put to use again to conduct a program titled BaseCamp 2011, where nearly fifty managers got together to learn select topics in strategy, finance and leadership. The online social learning program was conducted over a duration of six weeks.

Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. The theory seeks to explain learning in a naturalistic setting as opposed to laboratory or contrived setting. Outcomes of learning are codes of behavior.

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The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

All learning is emotional ; we attach some emotion to everything that passes from short to longer term memory in our brains. If you’re interested you can go learn more here. In effect, these cabbies have created a special mind palace to navigate London. Learning Technologies.

Social learning – tips for instructional designers

Matrix

The theory or social learning is anything but recent. He shows, however, that learning is mostly done by observing others. Most often than not children will chose to imitate what is socially considered “gender appropriate”. Going social with learning.

Why Video eLearning Can Be a Key Ingredient for Creating Successful Social Learning

Instilled

In this post, we’ll explore what video can do for your learning programs and why it inspires a culture of sharing among learners. Social features such as discussion forums and chats have long been built into eLearning.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective?

Social Learning: Top Down Versus Bottom Up

CLO Magazine

There are two broad categories of learning technologies emerging: top down and bottom up, according to John Ambrose, senior vice president of strategy, corporate development and emerging business at Skillsoft, an e-learning and performance support company. A lot of the communication that happens on such platforms tends to be of a non-business nature, such as interactions among affinity groups or dialogue about social activities.

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey

LifterLMS

Learn about creating online social learning membership sites with web development agency owner, BuddyPress expert, and StudyChurch founder Tanner Moushey in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS.

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. Challenge 1: Creating content for on-demand learning.

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7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules

QuoDeck

As teachers and professors, was today begin incorporating eLearning as a key part of their curriculum, what are the instructional design principles they must keep in mind to make learning most effective? Principle 3: Stimulate recall of prior learning.

This Week on #TalkTech: InstaGrok for Online Learning, Articulate Storyline Update 1, iPads in the Classroom

Bottom-Line Performance

Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How Can a search engine like InstaGrok change the way we learn online? There is no question that the social web and search have changed learning forever. Enter InstaGrok, a search engine for learning new things.

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This Week on #TalkTech: InstaGrok for Online Learning, Articulate Storyline Update 1, iPads in the Classroom

Bottom-Line Performance

Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How Can a search engine like InstaGrok change the way we learn online? There is no question that the social web and search have changed learning forever. Enter InstaGrok, a search engine for learning new things.

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

This Week on #TalkTech: The New Zite, Evaluating Mobile Apps for Learning, Google Maps and iOS

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether its marveling in the fantastic UI design of some of our favorites or discussing the best ways to evaluate mobile apps, we’ve got you covered: Topic 1: How does the new Zite’s multitouch interface demonstrate effective mobile UI design?

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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. Click image for full-size version. Click image for full-size version. 3 – Social Collaboration Services.

6 Top elearning trends to watch out for in 2019

Wizcabin

And m obile learning and automation will be one of the top contributors. And the time saved in elearning development and delivery process will be used in creating more effective elearning strategies. Delivering elearning as tiny learning chunks has been a trend for a couple of years.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. How Blended Learning Will Change the World.

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The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

The LMS and SNS – A Fine Balance

Upside Learning

That the LMS needs to incorporate social learning elements is no longer a point of debate but both a question of survival for the LMS itself and also a test of how the LMS handles the balance of both the elements of training and the ‘networkedness’ of the social learning.

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Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work. Social learnin

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. It supports both formal and informal learning effectively.

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Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

In my last blog post, From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration , I talked about how I have been helping organisations support workforce collaboration. Collaboration Social learning

9 tips for successfully including peer collaboration in an online course

The eLearning Nomad

In fact, there might be more collaboration in an online version compared to its face-to-face equivalent because we’re giving people more time to think and formulate their contributions. Make sure the learning task is collaborative, not cooperative. In general, we’re totally off track when it comes to assessment in adult learning, but that’s for another blog post. It’s encouraging and it’s all in the spirit of learning.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar

Jane Hart

“PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business. Harold Jarche is facilitating the next version of his very popular and successful online, social workshop throughout September, you can find out more about it and how to sign up here.

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Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

The first post I wrote here was Critical Skills Learning Professionals Need Now , back in October 2010. Since then, I’ve been on a quest to help people in the learning and development industry continuously learn new skills and stay current. Social/Informal Learning.

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. To ensure that your microlearning online training courses are effective , follow these 7 development tips. Understand the learning needs and preferences of your employees.

How Docebo 7.7 Helps You Amplify Digital Learning Experience to Produce Better Learning Outcomes

Docebo

To understand how technology will change the way people learn for the better, we must reflect as to how technology is changing the way we live. Today, we are one step closer to the personalized and automated learning experiences both learners and admins desire so deeply.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

How To Create Online Training For Digital Nomads

Growth Engineering

The key is to empower digital nomads so that they can learn on their own terms. Start An L&D Social Media Group. A social media group is great for sharing updates, posting helpful resources, and facilitating peer interactions.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program – Coming February 2019

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. While this immersion is promising, it’s not real ‘learning’. Learning happens on various levels and in different ways. and subsequently to version 3.0

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Learning Objectives are Dead Unless You Do CPR - Tip #122

Vignettes Learning

Learning objectives are good as basis for defining what we want to impart to learners. Unfortunately, when we stop there, learners find the learning objectives senseless and as a result, disengage and/or skip the objectives altogether. Learning Objectives Ray Jimenez.

Mentoring 2.0: Why Gen Y Demands a New Approach

Mindflash

He argues that there are three key differences between old-fashioned mentoring and the new, Gen Y version: Immediate learning, trumps eventual advancement. Online Training job training learning & development Social Learning

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. What makes Dropbox so effective? Free version offers 2GB of storage, paid version goes as high as 100GB. I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. E-Learning 24/7.

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Learning on the move

Learning with e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. Mobile learning is going to be very big indeed. Where to start with a subject such as mobile learning? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Equally horrible, is that some companies are still using old versions of IE or an outdated computer system with Windows 2000 on it. That said, some big dogs have focused and thus created products geared towards the plus 1,000 or 5,000 employees that their solution does not offer the necessary features and capabilities to penetrate effectively into the market. Mobile Learning. Plus for vendors who offer a mobile learning LMS, it is an additional cost. Social Learning.

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