What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. The secret is knowing how to separate personal posts, tweets, and comments from the social learning side of things. Emphasize The Learning Objectives And Outcomes. eLearning social learning Social Learning Environment

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Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. Facebook is STILL the most convenient way to get connected to friends, get updated on existing friends, find new people, build relationships and express identities – so the big Facebook advantage is that your audience is most definitely there. Research in Learning Technology 20 : 17490.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. I believe in the power of informal learning. In fact, I go so far as to say it should be the central philosophy of the organisation’s learning model. Informal Learning Environment.

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Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

Nature creates paths and opportunities for those willing to learn, seek, know, and share …and that’s exactly what the social media platform and learning is all about. Facebook (FB) brought connectivity unparalleled, leading to a rising new class of people across the world.That was a decade ago. He combines intelligence, analytical problem solving, and business acumen with incredibly strong interpersonal skills to effectively team with and lead others.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

The first decade of the 21st Century was highly significant for personal learning. If we time jumped from then to 2009, the way we now communicate, learn, search for information, share content and consume entertainment would be unrecognisable. The concept of personal learning environments was also introduced, as a counterpoint to the notion of the VLE. They are there forever, and burying the past may prove to be a problem for many.

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

Once you have narrowed the list of vendors that seem to fit your needs, watched demos to see the Learning Management System functionality, and narrowed the field, then comes the reference checking. Do their assessments look like the same assessment environment you are trying to deliver? If they were able to solve problems similar to yours, most likely they will have no trouble helping you as well. The chances of never having a problem are most likely zero.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied. It was first proposed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger as a model of learning in among group of people who share a craft and/or a profession, i.e., a community of practice.The basic tenet of the theory is that abstract knowledge usually given in the classroom is harder to retain. Scenario Based Learning.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. They help foster peer learning and the development of personal learning networks within, and even between, organizations. For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter.

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eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. For eLearning, it shifts our paradigm from a course being a learning “event” to creating an entire learning environment in which the eLearning course is only a piece of the learning. By Dean Hawkinson.

Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? All these terms have one common denominator; they all are non-formal learning activities and processes. So in fact you can ask the same question for formal learning activities. The what: Output learning.

How Does the Blend of Social Learning and Microlearning Boost the Overall Learning Uptake?

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In such instances, there is a huge scope to deliver effective e-learning solutions by blending social learning and microlearning strategies. Social learning is associated with learning in groups or interacting via chats or forums across different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Organizations prefer combining social learning with microlearning to boost the overall learning uptake. m-Learning Microlearning Social Learning

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

What came first, Covid-19, or the desire for remote working? And what comes next?

Cloudshare

One of our busiest months at Cloudshare is October, where we see the majority of trade shows and conferences, causing both environment runtime and the specific number of labs run on our systems to spike as much as 15%. This year however, the environment runtime for April was a startling 12% higher than the numbers from October 2019, and a dramatic 31% higher than April 2019. Businesses will need to find quick ways to encourage staff to learn new skills and train them up efficiently.

8 LearnDash Plugins To Make Student Management Easier

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

You can improve your students’ learning experience to a great extent with 15 different functionalities in your artillery using the LearnDash Toolkit. ‘LearnDash Activity Feed’ to create a Facebook-like community.

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Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Facebook. As you might guess, the most popular is Facebook , but the most popular varies depending on age groups. Older adults prefer Facebook. What it means for us is a lot more opportunity to provide learning. How Social Media Learning Might Look. Facebook Groups.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

Despite spending billions of dollars on training programs, many companies have not been realizing significant ROIs, mainly because within a year employees forget 90 percent of what they learn. MOOCs and a plethora of new technology-enabled learning tools have improved training content in all environments. Better Learning Formats. Social and Mobile Learning. Credentials and Informal Learning. solving real-world problems).

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‘Intrapreneurs’ Improving Internal Innovation

CLO Magazine

The problem is that traditional internal programs don’t focus on the risk-taking and rapid product prototyping that characterizes successful entrepreneurs. Startup Institute CEO Rich DiTieri said he often sees people who are inspired to be an entrepreneur from watching companies like Apple and Facebook succeed but have no idea what kind of company they want to start. You can’t start a company if you don’t have a problem to solve, he said.

Two Good: Why Social Learning And Microlearning Make A Great Combination

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will provide insights on why it makes sense to use social learning and microlearning in conjunction. I will also outline how you can use them practically to double the impact on the learning in your organization. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination. Let’s begin with a quick recap on the definitions of social learning and microlearning and then see why they are a powerful combination. What Is Social Learning?

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

What is micro-learning? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. Generally, the term ''microlearning'' refers to micro-perspectives in the context of learning, education and training. Our employees are busy and want to learn on the go.”

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from? Much to his surprise, Khan found his cousins preferred learning from him via YouTube to learning from him in person.

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. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Suddenly, the manager must learn to trust his people on another level.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

Fortunately, with the rate and breadth that misinformation spreads in the modern corporate learning industry, there are still hundreds of myths to bust. So let’s crack 5 insistent social learning myths, shall we? Social learning is a new thing. Social learning might be a lot of things but we can hardly call it new, and much less a “fad” It’s actually a decades-old theory based on the observation of a centuries-old practice. The ancient world had its myths.

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

CLO Magazine

According to Facebook, in the phenomenon’s first three months, more than 17 million videos related to the Ice Bucket Challenge where uploaded to the social media platform and viewed more than 10 billion times by more than 440 million people. Substitute learning for any number of ideas or causes an organization is trying to sell, and it’s easy to chuckle at the thought of something like, say, an operations management course ever breaking the internet.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible.

Ponder This in your LMS and LXP

eLearning 24-7

It’s not like I sit here staring out onto the sea of Cortez contemplating whether a shark the size of a whale is out there (rumors say yes), but, I do more often than not, look at what it taking place in the e-learning space and ponder. Buzz Words in the Learning System Space. The term coach in the business world is not the same as “coaching” in the learning system space. Out – Machine Learning. Stay the course with machine learning for now.

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

To deal with financial constraints, several companies are opting for free learning software, and these include Learning Management Systems (LMSs). Most developers of free learning management platforms offer their products free of charge to companies who don’t use these platforms to sell courses. MOODLE is the acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. This learning management powerhouse is inarguably the king of the LMS world.

7 Key Benefits of Game-Based Education in a Digital World

Hurix Digital

Game-based education is a type of innovative teaching methodology that defines learning outcomes. From a refreshing teaching approach to ensuring better learning outcomes and retention among students, game-based learning has begun to revolutionize higher education. So effectively, students are the co-pilots of the learning process. Students learn from active application – learning by doing, thus, game-based education ensures skill mastery.

SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. For social learning, this slew of items – documents, files, etc.

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

Continu

That’s why more and more companies are now implementing blended learning training. Blended learning tools for training success. Blended learning is simply a hybrid of classroom and online training. Blended learning gives you options and flexibility. So what blended learning tools are available today? How can you make the most of your blended learning training sessions? Use learning management system partner.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach. Connected students can become the nodes of their own production, and are creating more content than ever before as they perform their learning for global audiences." Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable.

Two Good: Why Social Learning And Microlearning Make A Great Combination

EI Design

In this article, I will provide insights on why it makes sense to use social learning and microlearning in conjunction. I will also outline how you can use them practically to double the impact on the learning in your organization. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination. Let’s begin with a quick recap on the definitions of social learning and microlearning and then see why they are a powerful combination. What Is Social Learning?

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Learning Management System. Communication skills are critical for trainers as they can make or break the learning experience for learners. These are all barriers to learning. The learning management system that’s easy to set up, easy to use and easy to customize. Another effective training skill that’ll keep you organized problem-solving. Enthusiasm for lifelong learning. Learning never stops for a trainer.

Dramatic Use of Educational Data Mining in Corporate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Facebook knows to suggest new friends, Netflix knows the television shows you would like, and you look up Trip Advisor to check the highest rated restaurant, betting on the statistical data that you will have a good stay. All corporate learners deserve a great learning experience, one that affords every opportunity for them to grow. This data enables them to understand their learners and guide them aptly on their respective learning journeys. Data in Day-to-Day Life.

Learning first, technology second

Learning with 'e's

Learning should always come before technology. Ideas range from games based learning , to the use of social media and networking, to simpler approaches such as the use of digital cameras in art or data logging in science. Blogging can be used to engage children in creative writing , while making videos is excellent for problem solving and collaborative work. But that is the problem. Sometimes, the technology does get in the way of learning and teaching.

Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

In-person learning should remain a significant part of any development program, but virtual learning is slowly becoming the new normal. The challenges faced by learning and development leaders have never been more complex. Virtual learning may help in combating these challenges. With virtual learning, content can be consumed anywhere, any time and on any device. Online learning, to a large extent, is slowly becoming the new normal.

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Your Training Edge

By definition from Wikipedia ( [link] ) “Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users and solve problems. Gamification is used in applications and processes to improve user engagement , Return on Investment , data quality , timeliness , and learning.”. One such example of this reward-like system is Facebook’s Farmville developed by Zynga back in 2009.