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.

How to Build Effective Employee Engagement Strategies

Chronus

During times of social unrest and financial uncertainty, employee engagement can help improve retention because your employees will believe in the future success of your business and want to do everything they can to contribute to that success. Mentoring.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

I think it’s easier to focus on issues with elearning because it’s easier to examine and critique an online course than, for example, an initiative that combines new job aids with changes in processes, a new forum, and some mini-lessons sent out through email. What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning?

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

I think it’s easier to focus on issues with elearning because it’s easier to examine and critique an online course than, for example, an initiative that combines new job aids with changes in processes, a new forum, and some mini-lessons sent out through email. What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning?

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Students were linked each to a building company in a sort of internship (one day a week and some full weeks) where they had access to a mentor and some data. I guaranteed them an answer on the discussion forums within 12 hours, but on Twitter within one hour (during daylight) if it were urgent questions. Participation on Twitter or on the discussion forums. Intro.

Three things

Learning with 'e's

Secondly, learning needs to be social. Increasingly, such contact and communication is mediated through technology, and social media tools are ideal for this purpose. The celebrated Russian psychologist Lev Vygotskii proposed the idea of learning being extended when children are mentored by a knowledgeable other person. His Zone of Proximal Development theory has been central to our understanding of how we learn in social contexts.

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 , 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.

Learning 2012: what worked, what didn’t, even better if…?

Good To Great

I was excited to see in the conference guide, before the event, that there were 16 different session formats, from ’360 view’ panel sessions and structured discussions to learning labs and mentoring sessions. Twitter and the daily general sessions were two forums that could have been used for this purpose, but weren’t. Learning and training conference lrn2012 social media

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The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 20’ refers to ‘social learning’ (including informal coaching and mentoring). ‘10’ 20% of organizational learning comes from social learning (feedback & coaching by managers).

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.

Learning 2012: what worked, what didn’t, even better if…?

Good To Great

I was excited to see in the conference guide, before the event, that there were 16 different session formats, from ’360 view’ panel sessions and structured discussions to learning labs and mentoring sessions. Twitter and the daily general sessions were two forums that could have been used for this purpose, but weren’t. Learning and training conference lrn2012 social media

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THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 20’ refers to ‘social learning’ (including informal coaching and mentoring). ‘10’ 20% of organizational learning comes from social learning (feedback & coaching by managers).

4 Tips for Writing Better Sales Copy for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Some educators want to be hands off (and sell their courses to more people at a lower cost) while others want to be more like mentors (and sell fewer courses at a higher cost). For instance, a “feature” might be something like “daily quizzes,” “community forum,” or “one-on-one consultation.”

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5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others. It is also essential as it helps to strengthen social skills and relationships. Here are the social learning tips to consider in your blended learning service. Social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy. Social media and online forums.

Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

But learning is, at core, about mentored practice. At least, you should be facilitating proper approaches in public forums, like social media. I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say that what I do see, seems inadequate.

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Getting Pragmatic About Informal

Clark Quinn

Consequently, I want to get a wee bit more specific than what I said then: they can make courses about how to use social media better (not everyone knows how to communicate and collaborate well ). work social media into formal learning to make it easier to facilitate the segue into the workplace. provide performance support for social media. be facilitating the use of social media. design social

What Kind of Learning Makes Professionals from Students?

Your Training Edge

Social, physical, psychological and cultural factors are as important as technological tools. Chose a mentor. Stay away from social media, your mobile or anything else. Does your chosen program have an online discussion forum where you can talk about various topics? Whether you are black or white, Hispanic or from Chinese descent, everybody should have the opportunities to have a bright future.

9 Strategies to Encourage and Drive Informal Learning in a Remote Working Environment

EI Design

Create a digital social learning space where employees can ask questions, give feedback, and curate content and ideas. Establish rules so employees refrain from typical social media behavior, like contentious arguments or banal conversations. Create mentor and coaching.

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. Observe the opinions of others in a forum. Receive mentoring from a supervisor or coworker. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Mentoring and coaching – 3%.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.) and online resources (websites, wikis, blogs, discussion forums, Twitter feeds, etc.)

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Further, they’re likely to want people when that’s relevant: coaching, mentoring, answers that aren’t yet codified, finding new ideas and solutions. Then we move to the social side: communication, collaboration, and more. They can also provide performance support for the social media, and be facilitating it’s use. Formal learning helps execution, and so does performance support, but innovation comes from social interaction. design socia

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

While courses will still have their place, the approach to course design itself will need to become more dynamic, rapid and inclusive of informal and social components. Proficiency in social media usage – While we would all like to boast about being social media gurus, using it effectively for learning and enabling others to do the same calls for a different understanding of social media.

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The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

Absorb LMS

Wondering how long he’ll have to endure his narcissistic mentor’s lectures, Parg asks: –“How long Parg listen to Gorg?” Learners today are provided with a multitude of learning activities including: Videos to watch Documents to read Discussion forums and social media platforms in which to participate Assignments and tasks to complete Assessments Coaching sessions And much much more With so much content now self-paced, tracking time spent is irrelevant and a waste of time.

Top 10 Sales Training Techniques

Ed App

Offer sales mentoring opportunities. Mentoring is an excellent training method to groom new hires or support non-performing sales employees. Meanwhile, informal mentoring suggests that the responsibility falls with mentees.

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7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Use the power of Social network. Everyone lives his own life but a lot of people share some parts of it in a Social network. Creating forums you give students an opportunity to give a speech and listen to other participants in real time. Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development Training blogs informal learning managers social networks tutorsSometimes different learning programs can’t give students excellent results, even though they try a lot and work hard.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Combine traditional classes with mentoring, coaching, and follow-up activities. Matthews points to Avis Budget Group which trains new hires through a structured experience in which they do everything from cleaning a car to managing a fueling station with support and mentoring from other employees. Social networks. Flash mentoring <short duration with specific focus> Teams of new and experienced employees. Private social networks (e.g.

5 Types of Employee Training Methods

ProProfs

For example, web-based training and social learning are effective forms of training that lead to higher engagement and higher completion rates. Mentoring. Mentoring, sometimes synonymously used with buddying and coaching, is one of the oldest methods of training employees.

Pep Up Classroom Training With Technology

CommLab India

Classrooms turn into places of active discussion, with the professor mentoring the entire process. Social Media Interactions. What better way to facilitate that than through social media at everyone’s disposal. Using social media for educational purposes is revolutionizing the way we exchange information. Social media is omnipresent, free most of the times, and fun.

Creating a knowledge-sharing culture in your organization

Learning Pool

We learn, collaborate, and share knowledge every day as we use social media, search engines and wiki sites to discover how to do stuff. It generally remains a private exchange, shared just between the learner and mentor. .

What are the top characteristics of the online teaching system?

Pinlearn

You will need a simple and streamlined virtual classroom, class recordings, and a content library where you can store your eLearning course materials like documents, presentations, multimedia files, spreadsheets, and more and discussion forums to engage your learners. Socially driven. Online teaching is generally highly socialized to engage learners and colleagues. Social sharing capabilities.

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The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

Absorb LMS

Wondering how long he’ll have to endure his narcissistic mentor’s lectures, Parg asks: –“How long Parg listen to Gorg?”. Discussion forums and social media platforms in which to participate. Location: The African Savanna. Date: Fifty-Thousand Years Ago. A group of prehistoric hunter-gatherers are seated around a fire, their bellies full with the bounty of a successful hunt.

How to Create a 70 20 10 Development Plan for Your Employees

LearnUpon

Then mentoring with colleagues and superiors , which accounts for 20%, and finally, formal learning making up the last 10%. Does your organization want to encourage employees to take an active part in their own learning and development? Do you aim to foster collaboration within your teams?

Social Learning for Engaging Learners

Ed App

Social learning is defined as learning with and from others. Social learning could be about acquiring knowledge on any topic and in any environment – while conversing casually with friends, colleagues, or through social media like Facebook or Twitter. Social learning has become part of the learning strategies in the corporate world. This is not without reason since 82% of businesses are using social technology and want to utilize them.

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? Like many individuals and organizations in modern society, associations maintain social media profiles for sharing content of interest to their members. How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? .

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course

eFront

Homework forums. Learners are regularly in touch with each other through the game’s social media. Discussion forums. The course mentor posts different topics to observe the level and quality of learning demonstrated by participants. The success of this form of collaboration depends mostly on the course mentor. Not only do these strategies encourage a strong social presence, but they also promote recognition of talent and skills.

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. You can easily ensure that your online course content sets up your learners for the social and experiential learning part by ensuring your lessons incorporate the following tried and tested formats.

7 Tips To Incorporate Informal Learning Into Your Corporate eLearning Strategy

eFront

You might even consider a blog or online forum that is exclusively for managers, supervisors, and department heads. For example, how often the mentor/mentee should communicate and how they will evaluate their progress. Set Up Dedicated Social Media Groups. Social media groups give employees a more private forum to discuss important topics and ideas. For forums, it’s often wise to moderate the online discussion to ensure that it stays on-topic.

Face to face - at a distance

Learning with 'e's

Social media and smart phones were still a few years away, so we made do with what was available. Multi-media learning was the best approach we had, combining text, audio and video together to create the first 'immersive' learning experiences.

Benefits of Education Streaming Platforms to Students and Tutors

ProProfs

By adhering to the safety precautions recommended by WHO and local government policies, social distancing is the only way to overcome this challenge. Since the millennials are quite active on social media , they can also learn through social sharing in these platforms.

Can Centralized and Decentralized Online Training Co-Exist?

Mindflash

Decentralizing the learning function can encourage self-directed learning, mentoring , social and informal collaboration, learning tailored to specific groups and locales , and on-the-job performance support. performance support, social media, knowledge base) is expected to increase from 50.9% Allow learners to contribute content informally (via a knowledge base, Wiki, forums, chats, etc.). Engage managers, mentors and other key people in the process.