Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. In hindsight I realize how immensely lucky I was to have stumbled onto the learning network I did. I got to learn from the experts – individuals who were charting the path and devising ways to use the tool as an avenue for learning, sharing and innovating – building a strong global community of learning professionals. All that l learned here, I took back to my work.

Social Learning Platforms Essentials: 5 Social Learning Examples To Add To Your Online Training Library

Dan Keckan

Social learning is a relatively informal mode of training, though there are ways to keep it measurable and structured. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Informal Learning Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips Social Media

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10 Informal Learning Examples

Ed App

Informal learning is learning out of the curriculum and has no set structure. It gives control and flexibility to learners as information is consumed at their own pace and can happen anytime. . Informal Learning Example # 1 – Weekly Trivia Quizzes.

8 Best practices to facilitate informal learning

Matrix

Children learn most from their parents, siblings and care takers because that is the natural way. Once they get a job, they often find that learning happens in the same rigid way – there is a learning path for each role, boxes must be checked, training hours must be filled and maybe there have to be some visible results at the end of all these. Without ruling out traditional L&D practices, informal learning should find its way into today’s workplace.

Formal vs informal learning and what the LMS should do about them

Matrix

That we learn something new all the time is more than an overused cliché; it is actually fact. Every time we buy a new piece of technology, be it a smartphone, a TV or a blender, we need to learn how to use it. Adult learning is very much connected to need and usefulness and as a result it’s paramount for instructional designers to prove the importance of any material they present and allow for learners to go about finding what they think is of educational value at a certain point.

Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

He began by challenging us to think about what makes our learning organizations relevant in today’s environment, and he stated five types of learning that organizations typically use. He polled the audience to see which ones organizations typically use to deliver training, and the percentages were as follows: Self-Paced (70%) Virtual Classrooms (52%) Video Based (43%) Sims/Games (17%) Digital Content Libraries (30%). How did that impact your learning?

Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” distinguishes itself by focusing on learning and education. In the context of workplace learning too I think So.cl

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow Hot List. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Hire Smarter with Social Media - HarvardBusiness.org , July 13, 2009. 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals - Full Circle , July 3, 2009. Seven e-Learning and Teaching Resources - ReadWriteWeb , July 21, 2009. In Defense of Social Media (At Least Some Of It) - OReilly Radar , July 1, 2009. July 1, 2009 to July 30, 2009.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of workplace Learning and Development* (L&D) or, more specifically, about the evolution of the workplace and the changing role of L&D in it. blog ), along with several others, write often about how the globally connected workplace is changing the nature of both work and learning. Jay notes in The principles of learning that Henschel’s lessons are still valid today.

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Formal or informal learning? The types of learning and how to choose the best for your training program

TalentLMS

Should you develop structured formal learning courses that feature synchronous sessions? Or should you go for informal training activities that promote social interaction? In this guide, you’ll find out how to choose the best approach for your online training program, pondering on formal and informal learning. Choosing between formal and informal learning. But we need to reword how we think about that “informal”, or unstructured training.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. Paradiso comes up with the top 10 authoring tools that makes learning entertaining and engaging. .

Start an Online Corporate Training Program to Support Lifelong Learners

Your Training Edge

Lifelong Learning. Learning does not end when you complete college. Even after you finish college and start working, the process of learning never ends. Changing technology and fast-growing innovations make it mandatory to keep learning. Lifelong learning is learning that occurs throughout life. Lifelong learning is an ongoing learning that happens continuously. It is voluntary, where you would learn for self-improvement.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

G-Cube

For example, you need software that is mobile-friendly, supports social learning, and has built-in online collaboration tools. Online Asset Libraries Are A Deal-Breaker. You have access to a vast library of online content that you can use for your gamified eLearning course. You don’t have to pay for additional media or spend hours curating visual content. Just make sure that the online asset library will suit your needs now and in the future.

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. So, why not apply that way of learning to the workplace and create a learning and knowledge-sharing culture in your organization?

7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy

Connect Thinking

Part of my job is to provide e-learning strategy support to clients. I have a number of processes for this kind of engagement, and E-Learning Academy members to have access to an e-learning course on Strategy , and a number of other tools and resources. Top line tips for developing an e-learning strategy. End-user expectations e.g. perception of e-learning, social media – what makes learning technologies useful and easy to use, engaging and reusable.

Top 10 Authoring Tools that Deliver Engaging Learning Content

Paradiso

Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. Paradiso comes up with the top 10 authoring tools that makes learning entertaining and engaging.

10 Mobile Learning Solutions

Ed App

With the widespread use of smartphones, mobile learning gives an innovative avenue for supplemental training, making it the future of learning. Mobile learning solutions offer: . Higher completion rates with bite-sized delivery of information. Gamified learning.

4 Things to consider when training Generation Z

Matrix

Millennials have already set the tone of a micro and mobile approach to corporate learning, Gen Z will demand that all this be taken to a whole different level. This desire to integrate their jobs in their personal space is driven by their almost incessant connection on mobile apps and social media. Read more: 8 Best practices to facilitate informal learning. All learning should be social, whether it is on the job or in formal sessions.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Thanks Jenni for agreeing to post some of your thoughts on mobile tech and learning. They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. But mobile technology (m-tech) can also be maximized for information dissemination via cloud storages. It’s basically an added learning opportunity for them, apart from the traditional classes they are attending to. mobile learning

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform | Main | Yea!! » September 07, 2007 Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" "Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort ofmechanized private file and library.

Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Making the most of Informal Learning - Jane Hart , June 16, 2011. Social media & learning – note taking on steroids - Donald Clark Plan B , June 20, 2011. Social Media Revolution 2011 Video - Jane Hart , June 20, 2011. Why Social? Social Business Is Not Rocket Science - The Smart Work Company , June 17, 2011.

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Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Semantic Web cometh - Upside Learning Blog , October 4, 2009. iPhone…The Ultimate Learning Device (My 10 Top Learning Apps) - Electronic Papyrus , October 6, 2009. Spicy Learning , October 2, 2009. Social Media (29).

Unicorn to Launch New Mobile Learning Reinforcement App at ATD 2017

Unicorn Training

Discover how your business can harness the power of informal learning when Unicorn Training launches its new Minds-i App at the ATD 2017 International Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia next month (21-24 May). In addition you can create and curate your own company library of content (videos, quizzes, pdfs, etc).Learning Simple gamification and social features encourage users to engage and return.Minds-i also includes a new intelligent web content curation engine.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings. Yes, this is essentially the same definition of slope you learned in algebra class.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft. » January 23, 2008 Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning. Even worse, I like bookstores better than I like libraries because I like to write in my books as I read and dog-ear pages and in general, rough them up a bit as I read them. The Essential Peter Drucker for just plain good management of learning.

Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

Tin Can API means there is less reliance on an LMS as these experiences are stored in a Learning Record Store, or LRS. Originally developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), an initiative of the Unite States Department of Defense, SCORM was designed to standardize and modernize their training courses. Some of the many benefits of Tin Can API are: Tin Can API can track many different formal and informal learning experiences, not just the content hosted on an LMS.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE). In other words, it’s changed the way I learn.

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Discover Your Organization’s Learning Ecosystems

Watershed

In the introduction to this series, we explained how your organization’s learning ecosystems are comprised of different L&D tools and technologies. And, because learning is a continuous process that happens in many ways and places, learning ecosystems are everywhere. Uncover learning programs. While many learning opportunities are obvious, others can be subtle—such as informal conversations or impromptu Google searches. Informal Learning.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Provide a way to filter information.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

I summarized the gist of it in a quick handy dandy rating system focusing on the iPad’s future for online learning. inch diagonal screen bodes well for mobile learning. Lightweight technology makes learning. This is a great way to foster engaging learning experiences. The operating system is not capable of multi-tasking, however, which could present obstacles when using the iPad for learning. Social Media.

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Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. sales team to handle more sophisticated learning technology buying opportunities and RFPs, and has expanded implementation and support services staff to provide a higher level of help, guidance, expertise and ongoing support. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. Target Learning Scenarios.

Harvard ManageMentor goes social

Clive on Learning

I bumped into Martin Baker from LM Matters at the excellent Learning Pool Public Sector Learning Conference this week. I've made good use of Harvard's e-learning in the past and I’ve recommended it to a number of clients, for several reasons: You get the impression they've really thought hard about what managers might want from interactive management development materials and how, as a result, they need to be designed.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

In the past, we’ve plotted these predictions through dead reckoning – relying on our experience living, eating and breathing online learning all day, every day throughout the year. During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings. Yes, this is essentially the same definition of slope you learned in algebra class.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning.

Learning is changing

Learning with 'e's

Learning is changing. In some ways learning has no need to change. As we get older, we consolidate what we have learnt, modifying our knowledge and skills as new information and techniques become known to us. What we learn in formalised settings such as school, college and university is merely the foundation of our knowledge and the rudimentary skill sets that enable us to build our own minds and construct meaning, through individual and social contexts later in life.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Twitter for learning - Sticky Learning , October 25, 2009. The Semantic Web cometh - Upside Learning Blog , October 4, 2009. 6 talks that every presenter or trainer can learn from - Free as in Freedom , October 28, 2009. Spicy Learning , October 2, 2009.