Grading Moodle Forums (New, Improved, and Easier Than Ever!)

Lambda Solutions

Forums help build community and social learning by connecting learners to each other so they can discuss concepts, work on projects, problem solve, and share ideas. Online discussions are a great way to increase engagement in online learning. eCommerce

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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.

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6 Tips To Keep Your Online Academy Discussion Forums Alive

eLearning Industry

Discussion forums offer the ultimate place to share ideas, comments, and feedback. Online social media habits can be replicated in eLearning discussion forums. eLearning Best Practices Interactive eLearning Online Discussions Online Training Social Learning Tips

Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

As we’re all social distancing right now, it may seem like an odd time to talk about social learning. How can anyone engage in social learning when we’re all staying home? Regardless, social learning has a place in online education—and not on the periphery, either. Courses that place social learning at the core of their program see better results in learner engagement, completion, and satisfaction. 12 Characteristics of Social Learning.

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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. No social silliness, it needs to be seriously addressed. The post Social Silliness appeared first on Learnlets. socialIt’s that time again.

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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! More than 80% of the skills identified by the World Economic Forum are covered by Coorpacademy’s catalogue. The post World Economic Forum: the top 10 skills needed for the future of work appeared first on Coorpacademy.

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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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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. It seems like there are always some individuals who lack the general understanding of forum protocol. Here at LearnDash, one of our support avenues is a community forum.

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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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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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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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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…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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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. Using a discussion forum in your learning management system (LMS) is one way to introduce a social component to learning. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits. What is an online forum?

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24 October 2019: Explore the engagement equation at the tessello user forum

Brightwave Group

We are gathering a team of tessello admins and social learning experts at our central London Learning Studio for our next tessello user forum. Following feedback from our March user forum , we have are aligning the morning’s content around the theme of Re-energising the community. They will show you how they play with new functionality in planned campaign sequences and balance the resulting data to drive community engagement and social learning outcomes.

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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.

Social Learning through the LMS: 3 Features that Make it Possible!

CommLab India

Learning Management Systems have evolved into great social learning platforms. The modern LMS includes features that enable online learning communities, web conferences, and discussion forums!

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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…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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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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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. With individuals like Vic Gundotra and other senior engineering staff starting ‘hangouts’ (essentially video conference forums open to anyone who happens to be around at the time) users got a unique opportunity to interact with some superb engineering talent.

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

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. For instance, 59% of surveyed students indicated that they talk about education related topics via their social networks, 50% of which regarding homework specifically. ed tech social learning

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? Start with the basics and incorporate more from there: Add forums. If you have an online course or are going to be creating one this year then do yourself and students a favor by building social learning into your business plan! social learning

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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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. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend. Recognition by Brandon Hall and the CLO forum is considered prestigious. Learning by force is passé.

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. Continuing the theme from the Spring Client Forum where Mike Hawkyard, Amuzo Games MD shared insight around mobile moments, Chris revisited mobile as a theme during his session about content and apps.

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate. Whether in our working lives or personal lives, opening up on social media is not everyone’s idea of a good time.

Tools for Building Social Online Course Communities

LearnDash

In general we people prefer social opportunities which is probably why social networking platforms are so popular. Given the way people are already used to online social settings it makes implementing a social aspect to your courses that much easier. Creating social aspects to your online learning program isn’t difficult. Forums – The original way people interacted online. online learning social learning

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. As more organisations click on to the idea of taking a more social approach to digital learning, so we get more requests from potential users of our software to fill out feature check-lists that come alongside a Request For Proposal (RFP). One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum.

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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. . 5 Ways to Engage Your Learners with a Forum. These are how our real customers use forums to boost their learners’ engagement with great success. Forums should be a two-way street.

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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. Using the Social Learner WordPress LMS theme, you have a ton of useful functionality at your fingertips which really allows you to create a robust online learning community. Course and group forums.

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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. The 2016 Higher Logic Super Forum is an exclusive two-day training, educational, and social event for Higher Logic clients, partners and community enthusiasts, with the theme: Results Driven. Together, TopClass and Higher Logic help you to: Enhance Engagement with Social Learning.

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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. The recent show of interest in topics such as social learning, community learning, coaching, peer reviews, etc. If social learning has been always there, why has the focus on it increased now? Social learning technologies: 6 benefits.

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. Hence, the future of social learning at the workplace lies in continuous social communication and collaboration via personal and technology-enabled methods. Truly Social. Social Analytics.

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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. Today, LMS vendors are shifting towards social media platforms to leverage the benefits of social learning for the modern workforce. LMS Modern LMS Social Learning