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Socially Acceptable

Clark Quinn

I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. not about getting people together to discuss a problem without proper preparation.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

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Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. Fix their problems. Fix the problem rather than try to wriggle out of it.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time.

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.

How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

Although collaborative learning is an essential approach, one can further enhance it with the use of social learning. In this article, we’ll be looking at how you can use social learning to boost collaborative learning. What is social learning?

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

Looking at Capital City Bank from the outside, I wouldn’t have expected to find a great example of social learning inside. I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK.

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How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of conversation about social media. The community forums are a great resource for quick help from others who build rapid elearning courses. Personally, I think it’s the best online forum I’ve ever been part of because of the great interactions and downloads.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. Training and e-learning activities will likely include more informal and social approaches. Social learning

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

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. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination. What Is Social Learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

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

G-Cube

In such instances, there is a huge scope to deliver effective e-learning solutions by blending social learning and microlearning strategies. Organizations prefer combining social learning with microlearning to boost the overall learning uptake. m-Learning Microlearning Social Learning

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning. Social Learning

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Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

Educational Technology and Media mooc, but I was put off by its heavy connectivist approach. An announcement board kept us up to date, the discussion forums were easy to find, and the final assessment was explained clearly from Day 1.

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Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains.

Incorporating Social

CLO Magazine

Once companies decide how social learning should take place, it’s important to fully integrate it into an organization’s overall learning strategy. Social learning is continuous learning, whereas more traditional forms can be more transactional. For example, newly hired software engineers at a development company taking coding courses can upload outside articles about best practices onto the company’s social media platform.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. But what happens when eLearning blogs, forums, and social networks start to steal your online learners’ attention? Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

A wiki can contain – or point to – all manner of media, such as text, graphics, documents and multimedia. Core component #2: Discussion forum. The secondary component of my ILE is an open discussion forum. In my articles Online courses must die!

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? Social Learning

Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)

Dashe & Thomson

Since its launch in beta format a month ago, Google+ has registered some significant buzz within the social learning community. Those looking to find new ideas for social learning should take a look; at the very least, it’s a good deal of fun, and you might make a buck!

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The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

The 3 C’s of social learning for associations will help you decide what approach works best for your association members when incorporating social learning into the design of education programs. What is Social Learning? How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? .

Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory. The Social Learning Theory is a theoretical perspective in which the focus of the study is learning by observing others. Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid.

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What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. 70:20:10 integrates structured development with social and workplace learning.

Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Lombardo et al, 1996) – also written as 70-20-10 or 70/20/10 – is a learning and development model that demonstrates the impact that different factors (social, formal and experiential learning) have on people’s ability to understand, learn and retain information.

Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media

Saffron Interactive

We’ve all have heard stories or witnessed some of the powers of social media, so why not apply some of these success stories by embracing these technologies and embedding them to your learning strategy. The problem is how do we get buy in from the business? . Ask yourself what your learning and development goals and objectives are for engaging in social media. There are still reservations surrounding social media.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Yes I am believer a believer of social media and social learning. In terms of the social learning flavour, what better example than Wikipedia , where people generously give their time and expertise to build this impressive knowledge base. Check out the discussion forums at www.whirlpool.net.au. An easy assumption to make in light of these success stories is that social learning at work will work. The employment social contract has changed.

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. Social Learning And Microlearning: A Great Combination. What Is Social Learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

11 Bad Tech Habits at Work

KnowledgeCity

It’s impossible to see problems and how to fix them if the data is incorrect. Over-Allocation of Time to Work Social Media. While social media is increasingly important to business, social media activities need to be intentional and mindful.