Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In In this way, then Social Collaboration becomes the missing piece of the L&D jigsaw.

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Safe surveys for evidence-based decision making

Litmos

Surveys are one powerful tool. Anyone, these days, can generate a survey. Which means we’re at risk of two things: too many, and badly written surveys. We can’t necessarily stop the prevalence of surveys (though we’ll address that too), but we can do something about the quality of some. Here we overview good survey principles, dig into principles about questions, and discuss some things to avoid and precautions. That’s an agenda, not a survey.

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Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. For straight answers, I asked three association industry leaders who are putting these multi-format methods into practice: Nora Murphy – Online Learning Manager at Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research ( PRIM&R ), a 4,000-member association that promotes ethical standards for those involved in biomedical, social science, and behavioral research oversight.

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Using Video During Your Events

TechSmith Camtasia

Video is a great way to expand your reach at an event and also to share what you’ve learned with your team back home. Here are some different ways that you can incorporate video in your trade shows at every stage of your event – pre-show promotion and post-show. Making videos to create excitement about the activities your company is doing at the event is a low cost way to promote your participation. Source: TechSmith Video Viewer Survey.

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Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. Although there have been well over 100 responses to the survey, once again, as with my previous survey a pattern to the responses appeared quite early on. Search the Social Web (using Google. Connect with others in public social networks. Participate in an enterprise social network/. Social learnin

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Augmented Reality In Social Media, Marketing, Mobile Apps and More

G-Cube

AR implementation across social media platforms. Some of the popular social media websites are incorporating AR to deliver personalized learning experience. As per the survey, by 2025, the user base of Augmented Reality for video games, live events and video learning will increase to 216, 95 and 79 million respectively (figure 1): Figure 1: User Base of AR in 2020 and 2025 (in millions).

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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. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Social learning is as powerful as it is undervalued and underestimated. This statistic is supported by a survey conducted by Jane Hart.

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The Future of Organizational Learning event

Clark Quinn

Based on the principles from our CLO article on the topic, we’re intending to make it a real hands-on, wrestling with the issues, talking about specifics, and bolstering the discussion with data from close to 200 respondents to the survey that was associated with the article. There’s a social networking site for DevLearn, and I’ve created a group for this session. Tags: social strategy

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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)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

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Scrolling the Virtual Exhibit Halls

CommPartners

As you transition your on-site event to a Virtual Conference, it is important to consider how you will include the sponsors and other revenue opportunities your organization was counting on while providing a resource center for attendees. In a previous post, we touched on how to monetize your Virtual Conference, including integrating a Virtual Exhibit […].

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Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning solutions for today’s workplaces.

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Learning Pool’s top hints and tips for making your face-to-face event virtual in a few weeks or less

Learning Pool

Each year, the staff here at Learning Pool put together eight local events to complement our larger Learning Pool Live event in London at the end of the year. These events are a great opportunity for our customers to get together, to share best practice and for us to reveal what we’ve been working on most recently. Things to contemplate when considering to host an online event: . How will you host the live event? (We How long will the event be?

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Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. The focus is on the training event itself and the follow-up to that event.

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TOP 9 COMPETENCIES OF AN INFORMAL / SOCIAL LEARNING DESIGNER

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning solutions for today’s workplaces.

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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.

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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. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

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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

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Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

Associations—a big group of human egos—are no different which is why membership benchmark survey reports are so popular. The ASI survey respondents are optimistic about the future of their associations—but less so than in 2017. 48 percent of the associations participating in the MGI survey said their membership increased this past year with a median increase of 5 percent. We’ve talked before about the power of social proof in marketing your online learning programs.

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How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Recently Mike has been working on creating a live event called Retain that is centered around the membership community. It is an event in Newcastle upon Tyne in the U.K. Mike and Chris dive into what makes live events tick and the value they can add to what are mostly online communities.

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The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

Within five years, I predict, the word social will seem as cliché as synergy feels now. Social connection will be like a dial tone, something we once expected to hear and now don’t bother listening for as we dial. We must get comfortable in our social shoes. Social tools allow us to reach across time and space to solve complex problems and make informed decisions in ways we couldn’t dream of years ago. Social is not a set of technologies.

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EduMe Updates Content Look and Creation Process to Mirror Successful Social Media UI

Edume

From tweaks - like optimising the granularity of data reports - to overhauls - like empowering our customers’ workforces with a voice , through our Surveys feature. Stories have taken social media by such storm that have experienced 15x faster growth than information consumed on newsfeeds.

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Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. ” 3 - 10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012. The explosion of social software tools is a source of great innovation, but also a lot of confusion. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis.

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10 Key Points I Got From The Learning Technologies Event in London (part 1)

TalentLMS

It is always an eye-opener to attend events like this. It is a notion backed by the CIPD Learning and Development Survey 2015 , where it is reported that one third of the organizations have already increased their investment over the last year. Most of us already use two or three different devices every day to check our e-mails or manage our social media accounts.

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Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Feedback can be tangible like surveys and star ratings, but often is manifested in lack of repeat visitors or sales. Learning Content Survey: What Are Your Priorities? As Wikipedia explains, automation can support curation with collaborative filtering, semantic analysis and social ratings. Surveys show that organizations want stronger functional integration , and built-in authoring capabilities continue to improve.

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5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking

E-Learning Provocateur

With social networking starting to make in-roads into the corporate sector (eg NAB , ING ), our attention turns increasingly to netiquette. However, the new medium does present some new social challenges. In fact, Nicole Martin reports a survey by telco Orange in Britain that reveals almost two-thirds of the respondents are frustrated and confused by online etiquette. Birthdays, engagements and weddings are not “virtual&# events. social networking

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21 BRILLIANT RESOURCES FOR UP-SKILLING LEARNING DESIGNERS (FOR THE INFORMAL & SOCIAL LEARNING AGE)

Learnnovators

Karl Kapp 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.

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Survey: Most Plan to Increase Virtual Learning in 2013

CLO Magazine

a webcasting and virtual event services firm, announced the findings of its survey of more than 3,000 registrants of the Virtual Learning Edge, a virtual conference dedicated to virtual learning. ON24 conducts research evaluating virtual training perceptions and adoption on an ongoing basis, and this most recent survey revealed what HR and training professionals think about virtual training, as well as their use of it in 2012 and plans for the future.

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Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

Today, we’re fortunate to talk with Don about the results of his annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey – a must-read for anyone who cares about the direction of learning technologies! For many more findings from Don’s annual L&D pulse survey, tune-in to the full podcast. DOWNLOAD THE FREE SURVEY REPORT. Because we reach out through social media and email, we get people who are right at the beginning of the adoption curve.

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10 Essential Social Learning Features You Need On Your Learning Management System

ProProfs

Just like social media has a newsfeed, it has become crucial to have a feed in your learning management system. In this way, having social sharing features such as feed as well as the comment box is necessary in today’s interconnected world. Surveys. Create a survey where they will answer simple questions on how they feel about a particular course that your learning management system delivers.

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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. Take the Survey! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present.

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Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

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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. Our aim is to find out what the difference is between both groups and how you can use this in your design of social learning processes. In other words introverts learn socially, but may like other types of learning activities.

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Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more often we meet trainers and facilitators who are working mainly face-to-face and would like to use the opportunity of social media to facilitate more online because it may enhance the quality of your trajectory. A great model has been developed by Jane Hart: how to use social media in e-learningtrajectories: We believe you may also use this model to think about how to use social media in face-to-face learning trajectories. (1) How central will social media be?

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5 Ways to Integrate Social Learning Strategies Into Digital Learning

Leo Learning

Advances in learning technologies have created a natural way to integrate social learning strategies into digital learning programs. We describe social learning—in the context of organizations using digital platforms—as learning that strategically deploys learner-learner relationships to drive effectiveness of learning acquisition, performance shift and application or behavior in practice. We’ve known for a long time the theories of how we inherently learn socially.

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Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

The Master Storyteller Survey and Profile below is a product of my research on how to help trainers, learning and eLearning specialists to reflect on how well they are applying the ideas of storytelling in improving learning and performance. Click here to download the PDF version of the survey. The purpose of the survey and reference material is to help you get a glimpse into your practices as a storyteller. The survey is an exercise for reflection.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. social networks. Take the Survey! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Social media is an integral part of our lives. Each and every day we log on to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks to catch up on the latest news and reach out to friends and family. Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. In recent years social media sites have steadily risen in popularity. Here are some useful tips for each of the 5 top social media platforms.

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Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Just as social learning and technology have modernized the way learning occurs in companies today, they also have made a mark on the key performance indicators learning leaders should capture and measure. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning.

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[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. Learning needs - differences between the learning needs or demand between “formal” and “social” learning (are some skills best learnt formally?), If you have really good support for networks, communities, social learning, etc. – Is Social Learning Fun?

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