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.

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.

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

Inkling

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. Provide a social component, because knowledge is meant for sharing.

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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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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?

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.

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?

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?),

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

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 ? The celebrations just keep going here at GE HQ!

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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?

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.

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.

Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

We have asynchronous tools such as online discussion forums, synchronous tools such as instant messaging, and semi-synchronous tools such as Twitter. My wife and I are studying Foundations of Business Strategy together.

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.

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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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?

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.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Skype – instant messaging and VoIP call tool. Facebook – social networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools.

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Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Historically, all social learning activities, whether one-to-one or group, would have been synchronous (real-time). Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. All very good, but the model remained synchronous = social and asynchronous = individual.

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.

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.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. Instant access to information and services isn’t just convenient — it’s how we live our lives. ” Social learning

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

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

Jane Hart

Search the Social Web (using Google. Connect with others in public social networks. Participate in an enterprise social network/. Live chats/instant messages/Skype chats. Social learning

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37% Adults Use Social Networking - Adoption to e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Social networking is perceived by many adults as waste of time. Financial Post reported that 37% of adults visit social networking sites, 27% who visit FaceBook create a profile. I remember the time when corporate managers where suspicious of instant messaging. This is perhaps changing. Today, it's part of our workplace tools. When technology helps us to do things faster and better,we adapt.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

20% of learning is social. One can never discount the popularity of message boards and forums in learning and knowledge-sharing.

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

G-Cube

There are divergent views on the benefits of Mentors in e-learning, but with increasing availability of internet connections and social collaboration platforms, the ‘pros’ are fast increasing compared to the ‘cons’! Similarly, many social collaboration platforms can be utilized- free of cost.

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.

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.

Is the Future of Training Microlearning?

ATD Learning Technologies

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. Many Millennials have grown up with devices such as laptops and cell phones.