Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

I just think that she has got it wrong in this piece as to what real learning is and the role that LMS and ‘social learning’ have to play in the mix of building workforce capability and effectiveness in organisations.

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place.

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Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” Establish your current state before you begin implementing social components. Is there a hot new social platform that your entire workforce is adopting?

Social play can be Social Learning

Ideaon

I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learning as social playing.

It’s Really That Simple - Steps in Story Learning Design - Try the Live Exercise - Tip #120

Vignettes Learning

Play this interactive exercise on “ Stash the Cash ” - a Fraud Detection Story-Based Design. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design micro-learning micro-scenarios microlearning ray jimenez small bites learning smallbites social learning stories story-based storytelling

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

Learning gets social, emotional, progressive!

Origin Learning

Did you notice the progressively ‘smart’ and ‘social’ way of ‘strategically selling’ a story? Isn’t it an efficient use of a social platform at workplace?How When learning becomes inclusive and collaborative,it ceases to be a forced exercise. Walmart is a giant of a brand!

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The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. Break the eLearning into smaller chunks and have learners complete exercises utilizing these resources.

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Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Time for collaborative learning exercises . Social Learning Tools Technology Tips Collaboration Collaboration Exercises Google Docs learning technology Litmos SlackCollaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home!

Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?

G-Cube

Social media is here to stay. Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success?

Designing Social Processing

Clark Quinn

In reflecting on the presentation I gave earlier this week, I realize that I didn’t make it clear that just making it social will make activities lead to better processing. If you’re asking them to collaborate to apply the knowledge to a problem (which I encourage), then you’ll want to find an application exercises the core knowledge in ways that is as closely related as possible to how they’ll need to apply it in the world. Tags: design social

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Case studies, exercises, and simulations can be part of a continuum linking Levels 1, 2, and 3. Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today.

Applying Social Learning Theory to eLearning

LearnUpon

Albert Bandura’s social learning theory hypothesizes that we learn by observing and modeling the behavior of others. The question is, can social learning be transferred to be social eLearning? Is eLearning a social activity? Bandura’s social learning theory.

How To Use Social Intelligence In eLearning

TalentLMS

Social intelligence, or SI, deals with situational awareness and meaningful interaction. A socially intelligent individual is able to work well with others and understand the dynamics within a group. Basic Principles Of Social Intelligence.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Trust me…trying to train folks on a software package that they will neither need nor use is an exercise in frustration for everyone involved, not to mention a waste of time and money. View all posts by Andrea → ← Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

5 Tips for Practicing Self-Care at Work

KnowledgeCity

Self-care is continuing to push its way to the forefront of the collective social conscious. It’s no longer something that we only practice behind closed doors in our own homes or at dedicated gyms and spas.

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. Many Senior Executives like to talk the social media talk.

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches. We were prompted to visit Blue Kiwi , which is probably the leading European social media platform. Vignette , on the other hand, started as a CMS for KM, but then added social media around it. Drupal is an open source CMS that’s been used for social media, and Elgg similarly started as an open source portfolio tool but has expanded.

Thoughts on Social Networking

Moodle Journal

Going on as I do these days with regard to the value of social networking tools practices and the implications for collaboration in learning, which you may well have picked this up from a number of posts in this blog.

Social Formal – it’s the processing!

Clark Quinn

In thinking about the benefits of adding social to formal learning for a presentation I’ll be giving, I realized that the main reason to extend social activities into formal learning is for the additional processing it provides. While there is processing individually, social interaction provides more opportunities. Thiagi , for example, has a whole suite of training exercises that are specifically design to get learners working together to reprocess information.

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Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning. So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. That is, the first reason to use social networking around formal learning is to make it part of the repertoire of the community. I then segued to my second point, which is that social networking tools are better formal learning.

Using Social Science for Learning

Innovative Learning Group

Let’s face it, we’re social beings. There’s now an entire body of evidence about the impact that social interaction has on us: namely the Social Neuroscience of learning. As we have evolved into more social beings, we have become more sensitive to the environment around us. Here are some “Social Science” tips I keep in mind when developing training and performance improvement solutions: Use teamwork or team projects to promote social-emotional learning.

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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.

Three Things You Can Do to Increase Social Learning Participation

Mindflash

The problem with anything social (social media, enterprise social, social learning) is the 90-9-1 rule which states that 90% of people will not participate. A recent research study demonstrated a positive relationship between social presence and online instruction.

About serial mastery and social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

After this introduction, we did a line-up exercise with the participants who were asked to what extent they consider themselves "new learners". The second part of the session was about how social media can play a role to support the new learning / self-directed learning in the context of 'serial mastery'. That social media will have a role to play is beyond doubt. So the professionals who are able to handle and use social media conveniently will have an advantage edge.

Three Simple Ways to Get Started with Social Learning

Mindflash

Social learning a lot of us hear a lot these days — we know, vaguely, what it is, and we know that it’s happening, whether we like it or not, every day. What is Social Learning, Again? When they hear social learning , lots of people’s minds go straight to social media.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning. However, beyond a few well-publicised success stories, there is a shortage of social learning initiatives which have been sustained beyond the initial launch. This workshop is suited for HR professionals who want to understand and make social learning a success in their organisations. Building a business case for social learning.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning. However, beyond a few well publicised success stories, there is a shortage of social learning initiatives which have been sustained beyond the initial launch. This workshop is suited for HR professionals who want to understand and make social learning a success in their organisations. Building a business case for social learning.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning. However, beyond a few well publicised success stories, there is a shortage of social learning initiatives which have been sustained beyond the initial launch. This workshop is suited for HR professionals who want to understand and make social learning a success in their organisations. Building a business case for social learning.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The topic was: social media as learning instrument. I started with a line up: from no engagement with social media to intensive engagement. Only a few were using social media intensively and only one had followed the hashtag #tvt12 before the conference. Then we did a second line up between zero use of social media to intensive use of social media in the context of their trainings. I'm convinced social media puts online learning in the hands of the trainer.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media.

The Social C-Suite

CLO Magazine

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence. The state of employee engagement is a troubling organizational predicament, and many leaders wonder whether internal social media and social learning could help to drive it: Should the C-suite become more involved? How does its use by the C-suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?

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How to build a social learning culture

Lars is Learning

I was asked by Trainingzone to provide some tips for bringing the learning benefits to bear of social tools within an organisational context. Resisting the rush to social media feels a bit like trying to push water back up a waterfall doesn't it? A fairly futile exercise. Well, homo sapiens are a particularly social All comments/feedback welcome. Why is it so popular?

Free Speech, Social Media and Your Job

CLO Magazine

Today, I bring you a guest post by Ellen Gipko of HubShout, which takes a deep look at this important issue, with a special focus on online speech and social media. Social Media and Employment. Social media has become a valuable recruitment tool.