Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a post that touted the benefits of social learning. However, as I perused it, I saw that was a bit of social silliness. There are times when that’s not the most effective nor efficient approach, but there are times when it’s really valuable.

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Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

Today it is hard to imagine your life without being connected to the social media world. In the hub of social activities, a lot of things are available for increasing people’s engagement with the world. The world seems to be smaller because of the use of technology such as social media.

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Social Cognition

Clark Quinn

In this closing post of the series, I want to talk about social cognition. The traditional definition of social cognition is how we think about social interactions. For one, we benefit from formal social interactions as ways to get richer interpretations.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.

Customer Connect, Social Media, and Animals!

Origin Learning

For a fast lane experience, organizations may have to start looking at ways and means of harnessing the power of social media effectively given the interesting insights that it has to offer to a curious learner. Last year, it achieved €25 million in social media revenue.

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1.

Improve Employee Social Awareness Through Workplace Empathy

ej4 eLearning

It’s critical for a leader to be effective, for employees to successfully work together, and for everyone to be more socially aware. People appreciate when you show care and concern. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.”

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Social First!

Clark Quinn

And as an extreme version of this, let me start by saying we need to start thinking ‘social’ first. When we’re facing a performance problem in the organization, our first resort should be to ask: “would a social solution solve this”? Social solutions basically suggest that we either tap into user-generated solutions, or reach out to people on the fly. The important outcomes are going to come from the social network, not from L&D.

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Social Training?

Clark Quinn

Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social. His point being that it’s not just org change, you need to adopt a new mindset about responsibility and work towards an effective culture. social strategy

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small! Insanely easy to use , effortless and an expression platform are words that will surely lead you to experiment with the social method of learning.

4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

Every year, retail companies experience staff churn at a rate of 5 percent per month,¹ struggle to replace lost employees, and create a positive atmosphere that helps new hires be effective and build careers at the company. Social Learning Retail Training

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

Most people would probably assume that today social networking and education are now pretty interrelated. Social networking platforms are part of mainstream culture. who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more.

Social ROI?

Clark Quinn

Someone was stating that talking about ROI of the social network was important but hard to do now, and essentially wondered if there was new thinking in this area. With social media, I believe it’s the same thing. If we put in social media and facilitate discussion in engineering, we’d expect a different impact than in manufacturing. social strategy Ok, so I’ve been thinking about this, but not sure what the current state of play is.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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What Is Social Learning? 6 Essential Elements Of A Successful Social Learning Strategy

eLearning Industry

Social learning is often misunderstood. Some people even mistake it for social media, which sells the theory short. In this article, I highlight the elements of an effective social learning strategy so you can implement it in your online training program.

Social Cognitive Processing

Clark Quinn

In an earlier post , I tried to convey the advantages of social activities in formal learning from the cognitive processing perspective, but my diagram apparently didn’t work for everyone. This extends to the social learning situation. social

Top 10 Effective Time Management Tactics

Your Training Edge

Therefore, effective time management is a must. The following are the top 10 effective time management tactics you can employ to maintain a balanced lifestyle while you study. Do not submit to the urge to use your mobile phone, sending SMS, and social networking.

Principles of Effective Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Every principle might not be right for your specific situation, but as a general rule, they make for a more effective learning experience. 23 Principles of Effective Learning 1. The post Principles of Effective Learning appeared first on Social Learning Blog. The list of principles below is by no means a complete list (if I’m missing any, please share them in the comments).

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning

PulseLearning

Have you recently looked at Bandura’s Social Learning Theory Principles? We are social creatures by nature. In fact, unless you’re a Himalayan yogi, long-term social isolation can have negative mental impacts. It’s no surprise that social interaction plays a role […].

12 Characteristics of Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. social learning

How effective is your learning? Tips on assessing the effectiveness of Online Training

G-Cube

But what about its effectiveness – Can that be measured or quantified? There are many ways to ascertain the effectiveness of online training across an organization. By assessing the results of a learner’s scores, his or her progress can surely be measured effectively.

Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Gamified learning is one of the most effective methods of learning that have cropped up in the digital age. There are also many reasons why companies put in place gaming systems to help their employees reach effective corporate learning. Encourage social interaction.

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Reflecting socially

Clark Quinn

The social processing that happens when sharing is not just for formal learning, but for personal, self-directed learning as well. We also may be able to review interactions in a social media system, messages and such, to reflect on our communication patterns and improve. So, I encourage to start reflecting personally, of course, but consider also reflecting socially, with your colleagues, teammates, and more. mobile social

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Adding Social To Learning Games

Upside Learning

As our services in game design and development advance, we’re often asked how ‘social gaming’ paradigms can be used in learning games. I’ve been doing some thinking about social games; what makes them tick. It seems manipulative, but social games do it all the time.

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Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. A piecemeal approach to social learning will only serve to confound us further.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. If social learning has been always there, why has the focus on it increased now?

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

Social Learning In The Workplace

LearnDash

An effective learning program takes commitment, both financially and with regards to time. Instead of implementing a traditional elearning and training program companies can opt to invest in social learning programs. Social learning is a rather loose term but in general it refers to to people learning from one another as they work together towards a common goal. There are many ways to get started with social learning. social learning

The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Gamified socialized learning offers the dialogue of social media platforms with the engagement and real-life rewards of a game. Social Learning. Social media has infiltrated almost all aspects of our lives. The numbers prove that social learning works. .

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? It’s not saying social learning is fizzling, it’s saying social learning in the context of eLearning is. What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? My first thought is the fad several years ago where rapid development tools were shoving in ways to Tweet from within a course and calling it social learning.

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Evaluating Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

There are people looking at applying the Kirkpatrick model, there are people measuring the use of social learning tools, and there are people talking about something similar to Brinkerhoff’s Success Case Method. So how does he apply the model to creating and evaluating social learning?

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific. If you try to look at the essence of it, you’ll realize that social media is in fact one of the best forms of social learning. Encouraging social learning within organizations can have a similar effect.

What drives Social Media Learning?

Origin Learning

Isn’t sparking the right conversations proving critical for organizations keen on having an effective and engaging workforce? Can a formal, regulated, and structured framework be given to social learning ?