The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning


The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning?

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies


Group learning, also going by the name “collaborative learning” among several others, refers to the instructional strategy of having learners work together in groups in order to tackle some common task (project, exercise, etc.). Benefits Of Implementing Group Learning Strategies.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

20% of learning is social. One can never discount the popularity of message boards and forums in learning and knowledge-sharing. The key question for L&D leaders is to be prepared with an informal learning strategy and offer employees an engaging learning experience.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this. E-Social CM Media?

Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]


Teenagers have SnapChat to exchange self-destructing instant messages. A good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. If you are a frequent reader of elearning blogs, just like we are, then you have definitely visited one or more of the following blogs and probably follow them on Twitter as well!

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. More Than eLearning With Its Shoes Off. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

How to Design Addiction from “FOMO” into eLearning


Social media sites use specific updating tactics and strategies that keep you checking in often. It’s bad news for your data plan, but if you can harness the strategy for eLearning, it’s good news for your training strategy. Chances are that the game gave you a few quick tips to get going, but then you’re left on your own to figure out the game play strategy, controls, and capabilities. Now, contrast that to eLearning. Giving Instant Feedback.

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses


Blended learning combines face-to-face with online training to create more memorable corporate eLearning experiences. In this article, we’ll highlight the top 5 blended learning activities you should consider for your corporate eLearning program. Social Media Support.

Should you use MOOCs over other forms of corporate trainings?

Your Training Edge

Almost everybody uses the internet, social media and instant messaging. Start building your L&D strategy today! Our workforce today is friendly to new technologies and new innovations.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

What is your instant reaction? [ ] Write an explanation and email it back. [ ] Find a link and send it to the person. [ ] Tell the person to use keywords and search online. It was faster for me to use Monosnap, a tool that allows me to instantly capture screens, annotate them and get a URL.

5 Reasons Your Learning Should Reflect a University


Think about it: The corporations and organizations most likely to incorporate university -style learning into their training strategy are those that already have a healthy leadership and learning ecosystem. They’re Integrated with Social Sharing .

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

You can create learning paths featuring microlearning nuggets (for blended delivery) and integrate social learning features to provide higher impact learning. Instant messaging. An integrated social network. Social bookmarking.

Secret to Increasing Learner Engagement

Ed App

A culture of constant learning is believed to be the most effective learning and development strategy, promoting the importance of up-to-date skills. Social Learning. Social learning encapsulates collaborative tools beneficial for employees and the extent to which they learn new information. This promotes the importance of adopting social collaboration for the sharing of information throughout the workplace for a more informed and efficient workforce.

The Future of Mobile in L&D

Growth Engineering

It won’t necessarily replace learning managers, but it will reduce their workload, letting them focus on new engagement strategies. At the very least, wearable technology will be a huge boost for social learning. In the past, eLearning consisted of a pretty rigid format.


Wonderful Brain

Like steady work and climbing the corporate ladder, consider their coworkers to be their main social network. Incorporate social media seamlessly into their personal and professional lives. Rely heavily on blogs, instant messages, tweets, text messages.

mLearning: Smartphone statistics and the impact they have on learning

Zephyr Learning

Subject matter; Simple graphics; Easy to follow; Navigation; Interactions; Social interaction; Game mechanics; Immersive; and Clever marketing. This is important to understand as it changes the way we think of learning, especially when we try to relate elearning to mlearning.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Such tools simplify the process of implementing instructional strategies, creating menus and navigation schemes, and authoring pages—without extensive technical knowledge. Includes social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies.

Mobile Usage Habits of Today’s Corporate Learner

SHIFT eLearning

This alone creates new opportunities for you and other eLearning professionals to reach the always-on corporate learner. eLearning professionals really need to better understand technology, interaction design and the cross-platform consumption of media to thrive in this space.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


Adding or changing tools along the way is how elearning businesses grow and evolve. An LMS is the essential tool to host and sell your online courses,you will need to choose the right one to grow your elearning business. Instructional designers know the elearning course creation tools as authoring tools. They are software to combine different elearning material into a course package. iSpring Suite is the quick-start way of authoring elearning training.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Join us with Core 4 presenter Cynthia Clay, who’ll provide strategies for designing your e-learning with optimal engagement. Boost your productivity and create brilliant eLearning courses in no time. Boost your productivity and create brilliant eLearning courses in no time.

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Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Social Media Specialist - converts content into short, enticing, provocative, rapid, instant media with the likes of YouTube , e.g. CommonCrafts presentation and Institute of Social Research. Online Coach - uses video and audio conferencing, Instant Messaging, Twitter, tracking to support coaching roles.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Facility for online discussion, instant messaging, video conferencing. Social Learning. Social data 316.

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Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

The story is documented in eLearn Magazine : Several years ago Jay Cross (lead author of this article) realized that while he championed social learning in books and conferences, he did most of his work in solitary. We settled into a routine of weekly conversations on Skype, an instant messaging discussion board, and a conferencing system that lets us see one another in real time. We develop strategies to help your people learn, work, and grow in real time.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Neomillennial User Experience Design Strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. Innovations in eLearning Symposium 2006. Neomillennial eLearning Environment for Open Universities at the Age of Ubiquitous Computing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. They desire instant (or almost instant) learning delivered in an informal manner. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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