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. Here we overview good survey principles, dig into principles about questions, and discuss some things to avoid and precautions.

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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Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. In fact, a recent survey says that individuals of all ages typically rely on an average of 5 different learning mediums over the course of a year. 3) Choose place-based events wisely.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. What is Social Learning?

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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)?

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).

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%.

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. It is an event in Newcastle upon Tyne in the U.K. I really want to get to the event.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The focus is on the training event itself and the follow-up to that event. My question is whether the Four Levels hold together as an evaluation design, considering that they still focus on the training event.

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? ALSO: If you can’t attend the live online event, we’ll send you a link to the recording.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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’ve known for a long time the theories of how we inherently learn socially. Social learning offers a great solution to this.

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.

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

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Helpful Tips for “Growing” Networkers Try attending more events, which forces you to meet new people. Make a point to meet at least three new people at every event or function you attend.

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

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

Dashe & Thomson

So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning). Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

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.

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. Social media form an integral part of the learning trajectory.

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. The survey is an exercise for reflection.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Key performance indicators for social and informal learning identify knowledge hubs and lead to better results. Where the changes show up is in the data points companies analyze in conjunction with social and informal learning. Why did you participate in the social learning program?

Learning 2014: Mobile and Social Opportunities

CLO Magazine

Many suggest mobile and social learning technology will have the greatest effect on organizations. Technology remains an important part of the solution, but the application of social and mobile technologies is both highly anticipated and skeptically received.

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.

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.