Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. So, I'm trying to figure out what's going to be the right software / service to adopt, but I'm also trying to think about the differences in: Forum / Threaded Discussion / Group Examples are Google Groups and Yahoo Groups. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps.

Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a post that touted the benefits of social learning. However, as I perused it, I saw that was a bit of social silliness. What follows are a series of five tips about applying social learning. Let’s go through them: A Facebook Group Or A Forum, or both.

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Engagement, impact and the road ahead: tessello User Forum

Brightwave Group

Join the team and your fellow tessello users at our first User Forum event. The post Engagement, impact and the road ahead: tessello User Forum appeared first on Brightwave Group. Events tessello community platform engagement impact social learning tessello user forum user forum

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The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

Companies leveraging the reliability and efficiency of eLearning want to ensure that there’s a social element to the experience for their learners. And social learning helps them to achieve just that. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits.

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Forum Qualitative Social Research

E-learning Uncovered

About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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Golden Rules of Forum Posting

LearnDash

Nearly every online course or training program today has some way for students to comment on the material, most often in the form of forums. Online forums have been around for a long time now, so most people are generally aware of the proper etiquette when interacting on them.

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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. So what is good social learning? social strategy

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5 Ways LMS Forums Can Be Used By Educators

eLearning Industry

This article outlines 5 interesting approaches to using forums for online courses. Examining the potential uses of forums helps educators to develop online class environments that have clear pedagogical intentions which keep the student experience at the core of course design. Educational Technology Educational Technology Trends LMS Features Social Learning

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How to Use Your LMS’s Forum to Keep Learners Engaged 

LearnUpon

Here at LearnUpon, one of our favorite ways to encourage engagement is through social learning via a forum. . Easy-to-access as it’s right there in your LMS (depending on the LMS you use, of course), here’s how you can use your forum to keep your learners engaged. .

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The new Adobe Captivate forum

Adobe Captivate

Our community has embraced social media with gusto, and in the last year this has presented some interesting challenges- for one, the number of forums and sites discussing Captivate related threads have multiplied. While this allowed our users to seek answers in the forum they felt most comfortable in, it also meant that you were [.]. eLearning this week Whats new Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate forum Adobe Captivate on Facebook Adobe Captivate on Twitter

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World Economic Forum: the top 10 skills needed for the future of work

Coorpacademy

The second issue of the World Economic Forum’s “Future of Jobs” report predicts the loss of 75 million jobs by 2025. The World Economic Forum advises us on the essential skills to develop today and tomorrow, with predictions for 2022!

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Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Recognition by Brandon Hall and the CLO forum is considered prestigious. Learning by force is passé.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS

Origin Learning

Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Today, social learning is more defined to the extent of being perceived as a formal concept. Leveraging the existing social learning platforms has promoted the culture of learning. Truly Social. Social Analytics.

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3 Design Tips To Improve An Online Discussion Forum

eLearning Industry

Discussion forums are considered a best practice in online education, but students and teachers can be missing out on the benefits. In this article, 3 tips are shared to improve your discussion forums. Social Learning eLearning Design Tips Online Discussions Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. Creating a forum for interaction around the knowledge expressed.

The Year of Social Learning

LearnDash

This is the year we double-down on social learning. However, there are so many other courses out there that could be better if they leveraged social learning concepts. So how can you get staretd with social learning? social learning

Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich.

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Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

Most people would probably assume that today social networking and education are now pretty interrelated. Social networking platforms are part of mainstream culture. who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum?

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Professional services e-learning forum achieves ten

From the Coleface

7 th July sees the 10 th meeting of the Professional services e-learning forum, an informal networking and benchmarking group for L&D professionals working for the UK’s top 15 accountancy and top 15 law firms. A few years later I took the opportunity to set up the forum and five years later it’s still going strong and 21 firms have attended.

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NGOs Encouraged to Join the “Social Learning Revolution” at LINGOs’ Global Learning Forum

HT2 Labs

CLO Alan Betts to lead workshop on the Social Learning Revolution at the LINGOs Global Learning Forum in September. The post NGOs Encouraged to Join the “Social Learning Revolution” at LINGOs’ Global Learning Forum appeared first on HT2 Labs. News Social Learning

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Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. Together, TopClass and Higher Logic help you to: Enhance Engagement with Social Learning.

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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 Learner WordPress LMS Theme

LearnDash

Considering these three items, there is one LearnDash theme that comes to mind… Social Learner WordPress LMS Theme. The Social Learner theme by BuddyBoss is visually stunning, packed full of relevant features, and integrates tightly with LearnDash and our available add-ons.

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Supplementing Your Knowledge Through Online Communities And Forums

eLearning Industry

Social Learning Collaborative Learning Online Collaboration Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsIf you want to succeed in your profession, you have to keep learning. There are lots of eLearning courses that can help you gain the skills you need. Once you have learned all you can, what’s next? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

An agglomeration or a combination of different aspects of social learning can work wonders. By bringing in elements of gaming and visual content in social learning, the engagement is far more effective.

6 benefits of social & collaborative learning

Docebo

Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. If social learning has been always there, why has the focus on it increased now?

Social Learning In The Workplace

LearnDash

Instead of implementing a traditional elearning and training program companies can opt to invest in social learning programs. Social learning is a rather loose term but in general it refers to to people learning from one another as they work together towards a common goal. In many ways social learning falls under the informal learning umbrella (and informal learning is seen as quite effective ). There are many ways to get started with social learning. social learning

Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory suggests that people learn from one another through observation, imitation and modeling. Among the most adopted technologies are secure instant messaging, discussion forums, video channels, online shared work spaces and internal blogs.

4 Social Learning Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

Social media giants like FaceBook and the like demonstrate the possibilities that we have available to us when it comes to social learning despite being remote. It’s On the Rise: Learning by informal, social methods is more and more common.

Thinking through social learning

Clark Quinn

In preparation for our webinar with Citrix and the eLearning Guild, I’ve been thinking through the benefits of learning socially, specifically for formal learning. That, to me, is the power of social learning. social

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone.

Social Learning Revolution: 5 Reasons To Incorporate It Into Your L&D Strategy

eLearning Industry

Social learning is more than just a buzzword, it can bring a whole new level of engagement to your L&D strategy. But why should Facebook, blogs, forums and all their collaborative cousins be part of your L&D strategy in the first place?