How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place.

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. Interestingly, the top motivators cited for using social learning technologies are more abstract than tangible.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning?

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.

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WhatsApp For Learning?

Origin Learning

But definition wise, it is a freely available, user friendly, cross-platform instant messaging app that requires an internet connection to work. No user IDs, no passwords- just the benefits of messaging, at a fraction of the cost.

Explore, Experiment and Experience the power of mobile learning

Origin Learning

Our Top 5 Posts on Mobile Learning. Mobile learning is new and exciting, and we have a passion for it. Here is a compilation of our top 5 posts on mobile learning that have had the industry buzzing with energy –. Are you curious about the use of social media apps at work?

Mobile, Social, and eLearning-based L&D is the Future

Inkling

Your team expects learning content to be enjoyable and cutting-edge, and you expect your employees to be engaged learners. Employees crave interaction via instant message or message boards, and eLearning-based content platforms ensure that they have access to up-to-date information and resources. A trifecta of mobile, social, and eLearning-based training materials ensures an efficient team that’s satisfied with its access to career-enhancing knowledge.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning?

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. I understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions.

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The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

Earlier blog posts have stressed on how workplace learning has evolved over the years and L&D managers are re-inventing the wheel to meet the demands of the ‘millennial audience’. Understanding Informal Learning? Let’s take a simple example, you are learning to drive a car.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Short Text Messaging. Text message that are short bursts sent from a cell phone or a computer directly to another cell phone or computer. Instant messaging is the ability to write a quick message to another person and enter into a dialogue in real-time via only text-based messages.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

“Seeding” Social Media for Engagement

Kapp Notes

The other day someone emailed me with a question of how to get social media usage going in an organization. Here are a few suggestions, First, I often “seed&# the use of a social networking tool with a basic question like “What do you think [this tool] can do for us?&# The people have to answer the question about using the social media tool with the social media tool (Discuss the use of a wiki, within a wiki).

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. You were somewhat forced into learning the skills required.

Our Academy LMS is the world’s #2 Social LMS

Growth Engineering

Not only is our beloved Academy LMS the world’s #1 Next Generation LMS , and the world’s #1 LMS for Retail clients , it’s also the world’s #2 Social LMS! Social LMS. So what makes the Academy LMS so great for social learning ?

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning.

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Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones. In fact, IM applications have evolved to provide much more than simple text-and-emoticon messaging.

The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch

G-Cube

With infusion of e-learning in corporate training, learners are more attuned to self-paced learning. E-Learning provides them the opportunity to learn as per their needs and convenience. Building case for Mentors in e-learning. Mentors in E-Learning.

Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m learning from her, she’s learning from me, and we’re both learning from the professor. Of course, peer-to-peer interaction isn’t a novel concept in e-learning. Which makes for a rich learning experience.

Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. And for learners who are over-extended and not motivated to learn in the first place, they are not the answer at all. Khurgin positions micro-learning as good for 21st century businesses.

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Put to context, isn’t Continuous learning with a Collaborative mindset the crux of creating a learning culture in any organization ? The question is how adept are organizations/businesses in the sphere of Collaborative learning? Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story?

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this.

Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

For those of us who have spent a number of years working in online learning, the idea that a group can collaborate asynchronously (not in real-time) on a learning activity is rather taken for granted - not so much 'old hat' as just nothing novel. But in the grand scheme of things it's a relative newcomer and - as is becoming increasingly apparent as I talk to those learning professionals with no online experience - not an obvious thing to do.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix

Bottom-Line Performance

So the next time you get lectured at your family get-together about being on your phone too much (and with the holidays coming around, you’ll have a few get-togethers to choose from), try this response: “Sorry guys, I’m learning.” mobile Learning games are social.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

G-Cube

There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. e-Learning

How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

Thus organizations are trying to invest more in training and learning processes as well as analysing their training needs in greater depth. However, the use of e-Learning is limited to large organizations only. Some learn fast and some prefer to pace out their learning.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success

G-Cube

With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular. The good news is that design principles for mobile learning development do not have to be created from scratch. m-Learning

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Synchronous vs. Asychronous E-learning

Bottom-Line Performance

A review of more than 350 comparative studies found e-learning modes of delivery every bit as effective as traditional modes of delivery. When the study was published 10 years ago, most e-learning was asynchronous. Since that time, the explosion of bandwidth has made it much easier to use synchronous e-learning. This study of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning shows (not surprisingly) that each one is better at some aspects of the learning experience.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

Learnlight

This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style.

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. Question 3: How regularly do you use the following ways to try and solve a learning or performance problem (e.g

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