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.

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.

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.

“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).

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.

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.

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?),

Explore, Experiment and Experience the power of mobile learning

Origin Learning

Are you curious about the use of social media apps at work? Do you believe that ‘Instant Messaging’ is the rage? Our Top 5 Posts on Mobile Learning. Mobile learning is new and exciting, and we have a passion for it.

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 Social Learning?

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.

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. Social Learning

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

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. 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

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? Social Learning

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

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

Learning Wire

It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

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.

Twitter’s Impact on Your Brain-Same as Bilingualism

Kapp Notes

Adults must be socially stimulated to learn, which is why language retention is usually only successful for adults when they are immersed with other language-speakers. Bilingual people “build new bridges” in the brain, says Dr. Kuhl, a University of Washington professor and co-author of a recent study on social learning, and their brains are constantly adapting and reshuffling data as they translate. social media

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. E-Social CM Media?

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. As social networks progress and online social learning grows in popularity, the need to implement social learning technologies within business settings becomes increasingly prevalent. Forum. Logins.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Most of these used media and ID procedures to improve the quality of instruction. E-learning gained further importance as educational institutions and organizations began to unearth ways to deliver courses online coupled with social media tools in the late 2000s.

Is the Future of Training Microlearning?

ATD Learning Technologies

It's also designed and delivered in media formats, and the learner is the focus. The most commonly used microlearning techniques are multimedia presentations (slide shows), online microgames, lesson-based podcasts, instructional videos, online quizzes, email, SMS, and instant messaging.

L&D Should Boost Employee Productivity, Not Disrupt It

Absorb LMS

Distractions at work are a fact of life, especially when you factor in emails, instant messages, desk-side visits from co-workers and the siren’s call of social media. Staying engaged and “in the zone” is critical to employee productivity. According to Gallup , businesses in the top quartile of engagement realize higher productivity and 21 percent higher profitability.

Why you need an LMS Video Conferencing integration?

Paradiso

With LMS Video Conferencing you will take you eLearning initiatives to the next level because our LMS can be paired up with multiple video conferencing tools that will help for sure to conduct interactive training sessions with one on one meetings, group lessons, interactive video conferences, social meetings and much more. . Social Learning in the Virtual Classroom. We tapped into the feature of social learning long before social media gathered popularity.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges. Utilize Social Media to Your Advantage.

Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?

OpenSesame

Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally -- even in the workplace. One flaw of digital communication, whether through email, instant message, or text, is the lack of emotion and facial expression.

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

G-Cube

Community support for learning should be facilitated through the development of groups and support from mobile-enabled social tools. With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular.

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Should you use MOOCs over other forms of corporate trainings?

Your Training Edge

Almost everybody uses the internet, social media and instant messaging. eLearning Featured Posts Leadership Learning & Development MOOC Training convience corporate training mooc personal touch rich content social interaction

The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

For example, using social media for an “employee of the week” program is a great idea. Nowadays, when almost all business communication is reduced to emails, memos, and instant messaging, it’s important to make sure that you talk to your employees in person.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

They also used Wikipedia (75 %) and YouTube or otehr social media sites (52 % ). 1996: Instant messaging services launched. Often seen as the first social networking site.

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Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

If we don’t discipline ourselves to ignore email, disconnect from instant messaging, or mute our phones, we can be distracted every few minutes all day long every day. I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. One was on this site; one was done for ATD.

Using Microlearning to Prevent Information Overload and the Damage it Can Cause to Your Training Strategy

Capytech

For a lot of us, we are bombarded with too much of it – emails that come in hourly or even more frequently, instant messages, notifications, social media updates, and more.

The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. We read blogs, search, listen to pod-casts, and socially interact with groups of like-minded users in attempt to find something worth using.

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Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, video conferencing and the social media have changed the way we interact and hunt or scout for information. Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story? The moral ‘slow and steady wins the race’ of this story has stood the test of time.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. Organisation experience in social media. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. Organisation experience in social media. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

At the peak of the influx, it added facile access to social media. This may be said of the social Web, the semantic Web, and the mobile technologies that provide facile access to them and their services. Every fifteen to twenty years, a new generation enters the workplace.

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