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.

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” Promote additional materials through social components.

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. There is not much of a difference in using social tools.

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?

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. Case studies, exercises, and simulations can be part of a continuum linking Levels 1, 2, and 3.

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. This theory has been pivotal in understanding how we learn, and how to create the best environment for learning to occur in.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.

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

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. 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.

Social Learning Designer

Tony Karrer

Out of the conversation in Learn Trends around making informal learning concrete, Cammy Bean asked: Cammy Bean: So is there a market for Social Media Instructional Designing Consultants? Jane Hart suggested that we use the term Social Learning Designer to describe the role. Be it as an individual or as a function in an organization, we need to define what the whole business of social learning or informal learning is all about.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home! I have never understood the resistance to using technology in the “class” In today’s day and age, learning collaboration is and should be the norm in all our learning designs.

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. In short, when there was a high level of social presence, people learned better in an online environment.

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? But social learning is about much more than that — and much less.

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

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

Performance Learning Productivity

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. We shouldn’t confuse what L&D/Training departments spend a lot of their time on with real learning.

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?

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. Here they learn to find their place (Context). As we learned in the previous chapter, the Autobiographical Memory begins to make a connection with the learning.

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 The choice of platform indicates that learning is not boring. How can a social platform be deployed effectively at work?

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! Participants had a lot to learn from each other.

Get Started in Social Learning in 5 Steps (Without Spending a Dime)

Mindflash

Social learning is not new, but we still do not know what it is. Albert Bandura wrote a book called Social Learning Theory in 1977, and he didn’t even have a Facebook account. Bandura wrote that people learn through observation of other people. So social learning is about watching others and doing what they do? That was social learning then. Today it’s about using social media in our training, right?

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

G-Cube

While induction trainings can be created and accessed by learners across the various offices as per their convenience, what most new inductees miss is social interactions and shared knowledge – which is an integral part of learning in the early days.

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. Social media is a fad.

Do you want to predict learners’ path?

Origin Learning

If this is amazing, then can you think of the effect of a tracking mechanism in the zone of learning at workplace? Consider replicating this exercise in short spurts of time at your workplace. Liberated learning at work! Learn how the power of collective intelligence works!

5 Signs It’s Time To Switch Your LMS

Docebo

In just the past few years, learning technology has evolved from a simple Learning Management System (LMS), designed to house and manage learning content, to today’s modern and high-tech, cloud-based LMS optimized to deliver strong learning outcomes. Make learning fun and engaging. By revisiting what an ideal LMS should be delivering, it becomes clear where there might be shortcomings with your existing learning platform.

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5 Essential Design Tips For Implementing Emotional Learning

eLearning Industry

The exercises, visuals, fonts, and other elements that make it a pleasure to read constitute its significance. Social Learning Adaptive eLearning Brain Facts Emotional Intelligence Free eLearning eBooks

About serial mastery and social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

What are the best ways to learn individually and collectively? Interestingly enough, that's like reading about myself, when I started as an irrigation engineer, morphed into an organisational advisor and I'm currently a specialist in the design and facilitation of learning processes. The new self-directed learning = Learning I was asked to facilitate two workshops about the ' new learning ' for career counselors. social learning elearning self-directed learnin

Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

G-Cube

With the changing face of corporate learning, there are many ways that learners are choosing to learn within the workplace. Even with newer platforms of learning, the worth of one-to-one interactions in learning cannot be over-stated.

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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.

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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Using Facebook for ELearning

LearnDash

Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. What’s more, most people know how to use Facebook, so they don’t have to learn yet another platform before learning can take place.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

Learning Escape Room

Association eLearning

But what would happen if a group of learning professionals created one, rather than the attraction industry? Not having access to digital devices or social media really helps you stay in the moment. So, what kind of “Learning” was in the “Escape Room”?

This Week on #TalkTech: Replacing the Next Button, Gamification for Sales Reps and 4 Pillars of Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

The jury is still out on whether this was an April Fools joke or not, but I came across a fascinating post on the Multimedia Learning blog this week. Ask Learners to Prove They’re Learning With NEXTCHA. Topic #2: Why does gamification motivate sales reps to learn?

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? Topic 3: How does learning need to change to accomodate shortening attention spans and changing reading preferences?

Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”

Learning Rebels

Been there, done that – and from these experiences, I learned to talk more about projects I was working on. Because when we share our work; we grow, we learn, and we collectively get better and smarter (therefore, more effective, productive and efficient).