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.

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Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Many will cite the Hawthorne effect , explaining that through observation the learners will modify or improve their performance. But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed.

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The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Gamified socialized learning offers the dialogue of social media platforms with the engagement and real-life rewards of a game. LMS user research done by Capterra shows that gamification is the fourth most desired eLearning feature. Since Motivate Cloud from The Game Agency is one of the top new platforms doing gamified social learning, w e asked our friends at The Game Agency to share some benefits of gamified social learning.

Foster Social learning through LMS

PSB

Why use social learning? In today’s digital world, where distance learning is an increasingly a popular option, educators need to adapt collaborative learning methods to an online environment to help students learn and make them happy.

8 Ways to Appeal to Modern Learners

Growth Engineering

We’ve seen that the modern learner is impatient, independent and easily distracted. But whilst it is useful to understand modern learners, it is even more important to know how to appeal to them. The post 8 Ways to Appeal to Modern Learners appeared first on Growth Engineering.

Free Webinar: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Social learning has been the most discussed topic during my webinars over the past six months! Learning professionals face many challenges when implementing social learning, and yet the potential payoff is huge in terms of learner engagement. If social learning and gamification are priorities for you in 2019, come join one of our last group discussions of the year. Moderate and aggregate user-generated learning content.

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

G-Cube

The conventional instructor-led training restricts the learners within a classroom setting. Today, organizations realize the potential of delivering e-learning experiences to boost employee engagement, retention and workplace productivity. Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. But in reality, content lacked learners’ engagement and became boring.

The Neuroscience of Social Learning

Ed App

Social learning is crafted to tailor learning to the individual needs and preferences of the modern learner. It is designed in a way that increases the motivation and desire for individuals to learn, contributing to personal and professional development.

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. The concept of social learning isn’t necessarily new, but the technology that we have available now does make certain aspects of proprietary. To help you get a bit more acquainted with social learning in 2013, see some of the facts below, as originally mentioned by aragonresearch.com: 1.

Banking on Gamification for Better Onboarding

G-Cube

The first and obvious option was to deploy a multi-lingual mobile-based Learning Management System which was integrated to our client’s HRMS. Micro-learning Through Games. Gamification also works.

Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On December 13, I facilitated a group discussion of some of the most popular topics in the learning technology space. Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification from Katrina Baker. In this session, Katrina Marie Baker, Adobe’s Senior Learning Evangelist, will explore three engagement enhancement options and discuss their potential to enhance the learning culture within your organization.

10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

Most learning by its nature is a social process since the knowledge we need to succeed in society is embedded within a cultural context. In this article, we will take a look at ten different social learning platforms that are free for teachers and learners.

How to design a great social learning experience for remote learners with an LMS

Matrix

Social learning occurs pretty much anytime, anywhere, both through face-to-face interaction in the workplace and online. That’s why L&D departments need to incorporate social learning into all training programs. Gamification.

Beyond the Buzz Phrase: Social Learning & LMS Gamification in Real Life (Recording & Slides Included)

Adobe Captivate

If you were busy last Thursday, you may have missed a fun webinar about social learning and gamification. They are the two of the most popular buzz phrases in the Learning and Development industry—social learning and gamification. You’ve likely heard about the benefits of both in terms of learner engagement and retention. Join Katrina Marie Baker and explore how to: Effectively blend social learning into existing courses using an LMS.

Free Webinar on July 26! Social Learning & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

The title is Beyond The Buzz Phrase: Social Learning & LMS Gamification In Real Life. They are the two of the most popular buzz phrases in the Learning and Development industry—social learning and gamification. You’ve likely heard about the benefits of both in terms of learner engagement and retention. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification and social learning LMS features can do for your training program.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. What is Social Learning? This is social learning.

Additional Class Available on December 18! Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

A second session of Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification will happen on December 18, thanks to the Association for Talent Development! Click here to join our free group discussion of some of the most popular topics in the learning technology space. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification, user-generated content, and social learning LMS features can do for your training program.

Boost Social Learning in 11 Easy Ways

AbaraLMS

Social learning is a cognitive process that lets people discuss learning objectives and enables them to share their perspectives. This not only improves the learning efficiency of the people but also acts as a catalyst for organizational transformations. Social learning helps employees connect better with each other, which, in a way, repairs broken links of complete communication of vision and values within the organization. Social Media Integrations.

How To Enhance Virtual Learning With The Help Of Social Learning

Tesseract Learning

A virtual learning environment is a medium of learning where learners go through courses, study materials and learning aids through an online medium. Given this context, learners can access learning materials through peer-to-peer collaboration networks such as forums.

Is Social Learning a “Feature” You Can Add?

Bottom-Line Performance

Social Learning is not a “new” course or LMS feature…it’s something that happens naturally. At best, a “social learning solution” is similar to carefully decorating and cleaning your house for a dinner party. QR codes and social media links are being slapped on all sorts of advertisements. We learned this through our launch of College Hoops Guru, the latest question pack we created for our Knowledge Guru game engine.

Gamification: The Learner’s Journey

Growth Engineering

Gamification can be used to keep your learners engaged and motivated throughout their learning journey on the Academy LMS. They use gamification features, such as virtual rewards and leaderboards, to keep players motivated to play on. You too can use gamification features on the Academy LMS to engage your learners and drive their progression through training content. The Learner’s Journey. What is your learner aiming to achieve?

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making. By tapping this vast cache of video content, I can quickly learn how to solve each level (once I’ve tried and given up). A personal emotional investment creates a desire to return to a social media platform and to participate.

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

Bottom-Line Performance

learning lab experiment. Talk about self-directed learning! Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. We know what we are good at and love using our expertise, but there is always more to learn. And boy, did we learn a ton from putting this game together! Social learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Well, that was fun.

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Making Learning Fun: Gamification

Origin Learning

In another case, 53% of the respondents participating in a Pew research found said that by 2020 gamification will be widely adopted by most of industries, communications scene and most of all education. With all the hype about transforming simple training into a holistic and integrated ‘learning’ and thereby development process, this should hardly come as a surprise. Now the question is, how to make learning fun? Gamification.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

The ability to learn while doing, virtually, is promising for millennials. Like gamification, it will take some time for these technologies to change from novelty to must have. Gamification. Gamification has been a talking point for a few years. Now continuing education and training providers are trying to motivate and engage millennial learners. Game-based learning is also on the rise, as organizations seek to engage and challenge learners.

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Is Gamification Over-hyped?

LearnDash

The same is true with gamification in education. On the surface, gamification looks like the greatest thing ever. What better way to solidify learning than through the engagement of a game-like environment, right? However, upon further investigation, we see that while there are certainly benefits, gamification is not the be-all, end-all. While there are benefits to using educational games, the hype around this type of learning is just that – hype.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. Industry Social Learning LMS Feature Set.

eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

eLearningMind

Gamification training, or the use of game play elements in a learning experience, is one of the hottest trends in corporate training. What is Gamification Training? If games can keep these heroes alive, just think what gamification could do for your corporate training.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. What will our learners need from us in the coming year? As we move into 2020, we enter into a new era of e-learning, and we at Docebo have compiled all of the important e-learning trends set to impact the year ahead, so you can be ready. Here’s a summary of what you can expect in the full report: Learning Content. Learning Impact.

Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

As the great Albert Einstein once said: “Once you stop learning, you start dying.”. When done exceptionally, continuous learning can foster talent that is constantly innovating, rethinking, and formulating new strategies to better your business. What is continuous learning?

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities. I might disagree that L&D professionals possess high-level skills around formal learning, too.

5 Ways to Incorporate Social Learning in Your Training

eThink Education

While it is true that each employee has his or her own unique style of learning, there are certain fundamental principles that can aid an organization in developing talent , boosting productivity , and supporting the unique needs of their teams. ?In What is social learning ? .

Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

eLearning Evangelist will explore three engagement enhancement options and discuss their potential to drive engagement and learning culture in your organization. You’ve probably heard about the benefits of of learner engagement. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification, user generated content and social learning LMS features can do for your training program. Moderate and aggregate user generated learning content.

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening.

Personalized Learning at Scale? Enter the Virtual Coach

Docebo

Whether its concert tickets, social media, or product brochures – everything is in a digital format, and the spotlight is on how the user experiences these resources. Learners can ask questions, receive snippets of relevant content, and receive feedback on their progress.

5 Ways Social Learning Can Lead to an Effective Remote Onboarding Process

Obsidian Learning

Social learning is key to the integration of new employees. Focusing on social learning elements during a remote onboarding process will ensure that new hires more quickly transform into fully functional employees. There’s so much to learn, do, keep track of.