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. What follows are a series of five tips about applying social learning. elearning Courses that Require Teamwork. No social silliness, it needs to be seriously addressed. The post Social Silliness appeared first on Learnlets. socialIt’s that time again.

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User-Generated Content: Socialization Of eLearning Content

Dan Keckan

Content plays a central role in learning, more so in eLearning where the user learns mainly from the content and not from a human teacher. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to Incorporate Social Learning in eLearning?

CommLab India

What is social learning? Here are four ways you can include social learning in eLearning. eLearning Design Social LearningIs it possible to include it in online learning?

How to Use Social Learning to Engage Your Remote Workforce

Growth Engineering

Here you'll find out how learning tech with social functionality can engage your remote workforce and minimise stress. The post How to Use Social Learning to Engage Your Remote Workforce appeared first on Growth Engineering.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- eLearning BlogBy Dean Hawkinson.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? Oddly, I used to connect to almost anyone related to elearning on Facebook, but I realized that was a mistake. I determined that LinkedIn was where I should harbor professional connections, so I trimmed my Facebook connections down and offer most anyone connected to elearning to connect to me on LinkedIn. This is my social media learning strategy. social

Using Social Media As A Disruptive Innovation For Virtual Learning

Dan Keckan

This article discusses how social media can potentially spark a new educational trend for increasing student engagement in a Virtual Learning Environment. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 LMS Features To Enable Social Learning

Dan Keckan

Social learning is one of the greatest keys to unlocking motivation in learners. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning Learning Management System LMS Features Social Learning Tips Virtual Classroom

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning


There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Like social media, social media learning is a relatively new idea. 7 Reasons Why Facebook Is an Ideal Social Learning Tool.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

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. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device. Social Learning in an LMS.

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Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

I noticed a ReTweet from Shannon Tipton yesterday morning where she was disagreeing with the flop part of the following blog post: What eLearning Trends Will Pop, Flop and Flip in 2015 ? RT @Interactyx : Do you agree with these eLearning trends for 2015? Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools?

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What Is SEL? 3 Ways Social And Emotional Learning Influences Employee Behaviors

Dan Keckan

Social and Emotional Learning is an integral part of human development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning And Development eLearning eBooks Emotional Intelligence Employee Engagement Performance Management Social And Emotional Learning (SEL) Social Learning

Social Learning Platforms Essentials: 5 Social Learning Examples To Add To Your Online Training Library

Dan Keckan

Social learning is a relatively informal mode of training, though there are ways to keep it measurable and structured. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Informal Learning Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips Social MediaWhat are some of these formalization techniques you can use to enrich your online training repository?

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 User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. devices) but has many uses in eLearning.

Corporate Social Responsibility: eLearning Industry Offers Free Job Postings

Dan Keckan

eLearning professionals are on the lookout for better job opportunities. Discover the rationale behind eLearning Industry's initiative to offer free Job Postings to the eLearning community. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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How To Use Social Media For Successful Learning And Development

Dan Keckan

The modern workforce in any organization today mostly consists of individuals who have been using social media for at least a decade or so, and as a result, their daily habits, communication style, as well as interests have been affected by it.

What Is Social Learning?

Dan Keckan

Social learning is learning with others and from others. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning 70-20-10 Model Digital Learning Employee Training Social Learning Tips

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate. Whether in our working lives or personal lives, opening up on social media is not everyone’s idea of a good time.

Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools


Many companies are embracing social learning tools, some to complement their traditional training, some to replace it completely with virtual training sessions. Whatever the case: social learning tools are making their way into standard processes and this trend is here to stay. The post Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools appeared first on CollectMyThoughts.

ID and eLearning Links 1/26/2021

Experiencing eLearning

VEED This browser-based video editing tool is aimed at marketers for creating quick social media videos. The post ID and eLearning Links 1/26/2021 appeared first on Experiencing eLearning. As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful.

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Foster Social learning through LMS


Why use social learning? We hope this article will help understand how social learning can be used to promote cooperative learning. Through social learning in eLearning courses improve their quality and increase employee engagement.

Social Learning In The Workplace


For many businesses the idea of implementing a full-blown elearning & training program seems daunting. Heck, a single elearning course can take hundreds of hours to create ! But there are also other alternatives to focusing on this traditional method of elearning. Instead of implementing a traditional elearning and training program companies can opt to invest in social learning programs. There are many ways to get started with social learning.

Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning


Social media is playing an ever-increasingly important role in all of our lives. Each day, hundreds of thousands of us use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and a whole host of other social networks. We use them to stay in touch with friends and colleagues, organize events, catch up with the news, follow our favourite brands and discover new things. Blog articles

The Year of Social Learning


This is the year we double-down on social learning. For too long we have seen elearning courses that end up with “click-click-click-click” progression. I will concede that certain courses like compliance training don’t necessarily require more than a traditional elearning module. However, there are so many other courses out there that could be better if they leveraged social learning concepts. So how can you get staretd with social learning?

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

The truth is, while eLearning designers are busy creating learning experiences for others, it’s easy to forget the importance of professional development for ourselves. Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free! The discussions and resources on Twitter provide the eLearning community with information, connections, and inspiration. The eLearning community on Twitter is an active one. elearning.

How To Boost Engagement With Social Learning

Dan Keckan

Social learning is a great way for remote organizations to boost engagement, support development, encourage commitment and motivation, and ultimately increase long-term employee retention. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change


Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

How To Use Social Learning In Your Corporate eLearning Program

Dan Keckan

Social learning is quickly being assimilated into the corporate eLearning programs of various organizations. This is owing to the fact that employees learn better when they learn socially and collectively. This article investigates the use of social learning in corporate eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning Corporate Learning And Development Social Learning Tips Social Learning Trends Social Media

eBook Release: Social Learning In The Workplace

Dan Keckan

Our eBook shows you how to spark collaboration and teamwork with social learning platforms. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsLooking for ways to turn your employees’ "gift of the gab" into a powerful online training tool?

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Elearning Trends 2016: Social and mobile features are top priorities


New Brandon Hall Group study found companies want an LMS with social and mobile features. In many learning and development departments, the study showed social and mobile functions as the top two priorities among companies. In the excerpt below, Brandon Hall Group examines why it’s more important than ever for companies to implement an LMS with social and mobile capabilities in 2016. Social and Mobile Technologies are the Biggest Priorities.

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Growing Use of Social Media in Education


Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. Comparing 2012 to 2013, the results of the survey indicate that the use of social media has increased 21.3%. online learning social learning

6 Unexpected Benefits Of Social Media Live eLearning Events

Dan Keckan

Which benefits can your organization draw from social media live eLearning events? In this article, I’ll highlight 6 unexpected advantages of hosting live eLearning events on popular social media platforms. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Event Informal Learning Social Media

Social Learning Platforms Inside Scoop: 6 Tips To Choose The Best Social LMS Through Careful Vendor Vetting

Dan Keckan

Picking the right social learning software can have a significant impact on your online training program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning eLearning eBooks LMS Vendors Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips

L&D Trends, Time Estimates: ID and eLearning Links 3/2/2021

Experiencing eLearning

According to this study, most people are developing elearning that is around 20 minutes long. A 20-minute elearning module with “partial engagement” takes an average of 84 hours to develop. That would be equivalent to 252 hours to create one hour of elearning.

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3 LMS Social Learning Tools to Connect Your Dispersed Workforce


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused social isolation on a global scale, including in the workplace. eLearning LMS Remote LearningMany employees no longer feel safe talking to one another, even when six feet apart and wearing face masks. Out of concern for their health and the health of their loved ones, some workers are opting to be as isolated as possible while at work.