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. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

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

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Can self-study be social?

Clive on Learning

In my last post, a review of The New Social Learning , I proposed that, with the rapid rush to using e-learning in the workplace, we are at greater risk of a surplus of isolated self-study than we are an explosion in the use of social media. In particular, I'm beginning to wonder whether self-study can feel social. Surely the same could be true for e-learning self-study content. You're very much on your own and, as social animals, you don't like it.

Study 82

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly?

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)?

2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar 

ICDTranslation

An e-learning event is the best way to achieve all that. If the event is held abroad, it gives you broader opportunities for networking, which makes it worth the travel. 5 Interesting E-Learning Events to Attend in the First Half of 2018. All E-Learning Events at a Glance.

8 Live Event Ideas To Boost Learner Participation In Online Training

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 8 Live event ideas that can help you boost learner participation in online training. . 8 Live Event Ideas That Can Help You Boost Learner Participation In Online Training. Introduce A Real-World Example Or Case Study. Move It To Social Media.

Ideas 63

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Initially from courses to resources and then further out to the exploitation of social collaboration and personal learning (and personal knowledge mastery ). Perhaps this is why social learning is being resisted or put into a formal training box in many organizations.

Social 251

From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration

Jane Hart

Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! Despite the fact that numerous studies have shown that most workplace learning takes place outside training - the term “learning” is for many people still synonymous with training.

Micro-Learning Impacts: Training Magazine Event Study

Vignettes Learning

We just released a study and report on "Micro-Learning Impacts." This study (on-going) was conducted in cooperation with Training Magazine Events showing how learners learn, apply, network, and measure results.

Promoting social media

Clark Quinn

The Big Question of the Month is “How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?&#. Now, this is late, but it’s because I’ve been getting ready for and then attending DevLearn (as always, was a great event), but Jay Cross and I spent a day talking about this issue in the larger picture of social learning in the media. One of the things that helps is having good case studies. Tags: social strategy

How we keep up our Social Media Marketing game?

Hurix Digital

Kami Huyse, the Oprah Winfrey in the world of public relations, says, “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. The world is becoming smaller, thanks to the magnitude of information available on social media platforms alone.

EVENT BLOG: Client Day - Refresh, Revitalise, Rejuvenate!

Unicorn Training

Don't sweat it, all the updates and news from the event can be found right here! Guest speakers include Amuzo's Mike Hawkyard, who will explain the principles of gaming and how they can be incorporated into training while some client SkillsServe case studies will be showcased.

Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

You’ll delve into the design of an experimental study that carefully controlled for confounding variables to determine the effectiveness of the hospital’s investment in building the virtual hospital. How to avoid the common pitfalls of a media comparison study.

Nature’s lessons on Social Learning revealed at webinar

Sponge UK

Taking a cue from nature on Social Learning, and how to make the most of it in business is the topic of a new webinar, hosted by award-winning elearning provider, Sponge UK. The collaborative event will explore how learning socially is a natural activity and what role technology can play in helping learners and organisations benefit from Social Learning. The post Nature’s lessons on Social Learning revealed at webinar appeared first on Sponge UK.

CaboPress Review and How to Run a Quality Mastermind Event Chris Lema Style

LifterLMS

This episode of LMScast is a CaboPress review and how to run a quality mastermind event Chris Lema style with co-founders of LifterLMS , Chris Badgett and Thomas Levy. Today we are doing a review of Chris Lema’s CaboPress event, which is something we’ve been to several times now-.

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

Learningtogo

Brain scans of candidates before, during and after their course of study reveal physical changes in the brain ; their hippocampus become larger, growing more brain cells to accommodate the extra spatial memory required. Event. td.org/events.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. Surveys/Studies. Many Senior Executives like to talk the social media talk.

What analysts say about Docebo’s approach to social learning

Docebo

Here’s what top learning management system analysts are saying about Docebo’s approach to social learning. A major highlight after the event has been taking the opportunity to receive our guests’ take on the experience.

Docebo 130

Study: Millennial and Mature Workers' Attitudes Align

CLO Magazine

The age groups that share the most workplace sentiments in common are the youngest and oldest generations, a new study suggests. According to an engagement study from Randstad, the age groups that share the most workplace sentiments in common are the youngest and oldest generations. When asked about their feelings toward their current job, millennials and mature workers responded more favorably than other respondents across the board, according to the study.

How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

Social Learning is a term that is rapidly spreading throughout the learning and performance field. Don’t get me wrong; I’m a big believer in the natural learning that occurs through social interactions. What Exactly Is Social Learning? Social Learning Is NOT New.

The 8 Types of Learning Events You Need to Have on Your eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

A good eLearning course requires the right combination of learning events. A learning event is a simplified description of the student''s learning activity. There''s an infinite number of learning strategies, but only eight learning events. Examples of this learning event abound.

LIVE EVENT BLOG: E-Learning 20-20 Day Two

Unicorn Training

Current events. Make the games multiplayer and social. Peer motivation: turning eLearning social. Current events 4. The winning team at the event took home a pair of Google cardboard, Occulus Rift-style glasses. Welcome to day two of E-Learning 20-20!

Games 52

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

Ep10: Socializing your learning design to support global audiences

Elucidat

We take a dive into how to socialize learning design methodologies to get the support you need from your business, how to deploy learning across multiple languages and cultures, and how to spot exceptional learning designers at an interview.

Learning Events vs Environments: A Case for Putting the Learner in the Center

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Among other things, the book mentions a study on learning effectiveness by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Karl Alexander. Time and again, focusing on formal learning events alone turns out to be myopic.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. social social media

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Networks Social Learning

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

8 Ways to Cover Social Activities in Your Training Course

PulseLearning

However, there are ways to cultivate a thriving online learning community and facilitate peer-based feedback with social learning activities. How to Incorporate Social Learning into Online Training. In traditional training sessions, social learning is a given.

Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

How does this relate to social learning? Can introverts engage in social learning? It could be that introverted professionals prefer to go through individual e-learning models and more extroverted professionals in social learning activities. elearning introverts social learning

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.