GAME Digital and House of Fraser Clean Up at the Training Journal Awards

Growth Engineering

Since we found out that we’d been shortlisted for three Training Journal Awards, we’ve been marking off the calendar and counting down the days until the big announcement. It was created using our Academy LMS and it makes full use of the gamification and social tools.

We’ve been shortlisted for three Training Journal Awards, along with House of Fraser, Steinhoff and GAME

Growth Engineering

The Training Journal Awards shortlist has just been announced, and our retail clients have had a whopper of a start to the contest! They came to us looking to use our gamified, social Academy LMS , and we built ‘House of Learning’ for them.

New frontiers opening for STM journals

Aptara

New frontiers opening for STM journals. The scientific, technical and medical (STM) journal market is populated by individuals who are pushing the boundaries of research and posing exciting new theories. E-journals published on open access models promote inspection on the spot.

Social Cognitive Processing

Clark Quinn

In an earlier post , I tried to convey the advantages of social activities in formal learning from the cognitive processing perspective, but my diagram apparently didn’t work for everyone. This extends to the social learning situation. social

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I received a lot of questions about the learning journal. So in today’s post we’ll look at the basic structure of the learning journal and how you could use something like it to complement your elearning courses. The Value of a Learning Journal. Using a Learning Journal.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

If you were asked to name the top three current trends in business in general, my guess is that “social” would make the list. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).

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)?

Blogging is journalism

Clive on Learning

If they merely record what a person is doing at any point in time, that activity will first have migrated to Facebook and other social networking sites and will be moving on again to Twitter. As far as I'm concerned, this is journalism - amateur journalism typically (although most blogs have ads and the most popular blogs raise considerable amounts this way), but journalism nonetheless. It's journalism.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning , 2(1), pp.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. If you fall in this majority, consider the power of social learning to help turn your boat in the right direction. Humans are natural social learners, and your employees are learning from each other right now.

Social & Workplace Learning through the 70:20:10 Lens

Performance Learning Productivity

There have been millions of words written and spoken about ‘informal’ and social learning over the past few years. In fact, if a Martian had just arrived on Earth and strayed into a meeting of Learning and Development professionals or into a learning conference, or even picked up a professional journal, he would logically assume that these were the only ways humans learned.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

Is the ivory tower crumbling?

Learning with e's

In yesterday's post entitled ' Open or shut ', I wrote about a rise in the number of academics who are turning their back on traditional research publications such as closed journals, in favour of more open, accessible outputs such as blogs and open access journals.

6 Ways Brands Can Be More Authentic on Social Media

ProProfs

According to the Journal of Consumer Psychology , “brand authenticity is the extent to which consumers perceive a brand to be faithful toward itself, true to its consumers, motivated by caring and responsibility, and able to support consumers in being true to themselves.”

Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Building on the concept of communities of practice , Etienne Wenger (2009) has proposed a social theory of learning. And, of course, we’ve heard about social learning. Connectivism and Social Learning. It’s social too. and Social Learning.

Questioning social media

Clive on Learning

The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." No way did my life need another social network.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This ever-changing technological landscape is currently held captive by social media, and for good reason. Are people still just people, customers still customers, and social media simply tools we can all add to our ever-growing belt?

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Social and Semantic Web

Clark Quinn

Yesterday I attended the Social Web incubator Bar Camp of the W3C , focusing on issues in web support for social media. It was a small group, overall, but an interesting group, including folks keen on issues like technical underpinnings (discussion of FOAF , RDF , etc), and folks with an interest in more applied topics like enterprise, health, and journalism. Tags: social technology

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

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Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with e's

Using your own personal devices to access learning, access peer groups, access social networking, access the ability to create and share content, anywhere and everywhere. As we're talking I'm watching citizen journalism going on, on the television in front of me.

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Be a Persuasive Storyteller in Social Media - Tip #128

Vignettes Learning

Social Media and the Leader Results of a survey showed that 75% of employees perceived that social media presence improves the ability to lead. Build social presence by choosing a network where most of your audience is active. We use social media to help in sharing stories.

Free Speech, Social Media and Your Job

CLO Magazine

Today, I bring you a guest post by Ellen Gipko of HubShout, which takes a deep look at this important issue, with a special focus on online speech and social media. Social Media and Employment. Social media has become a valuable recruitment tool.

What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

Before anyone points out the fact that paper based journal cost money to produce, edit, review, print and distribute, I want to make the following points: Most academic journals are run by academics on a voluntary basis - those who review for my journal don't get paid a penny.

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MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms – the last gasp of old corporate training?

Jane Hart

It’s a hardhitting headline – and one that I copied from a recent post I found on THE Journal – Personalized Learning, Flipped Classrooms, Video Watching: Last Gasps of the Old Education, In that article, the authors argue that “personalized instruction, flipped classrooms, video watching, etc.,

This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

iBooks Author, Learnist (and social learning platforms in general), and the downsides of BYOD are on deck for today’s #TalkTech. Join us at 3 pm EST on Twitter to learn how iBooks Author can replace “click next” eLearning, social learning platforms like Learnist can be used for organizational learning, and weighing the pros and cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs. Articles: 7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now – THE Journal.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series | Main | Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil » June 19, 2008 Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content Honest to goodness, someone please respond to me so we can have an open conversation about this.

Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning. So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. That is, the first reason to use social networking around formal learning is to make it part of the repertoire of the community. I then segued to my second point, which is that social networking tools are better formal learning.

Our viral web

Learning with e's

But we all have access to the power of social media, and with appropriate use, and with enough of us involved, we are all watchers - and we can all make a difference. He reported it online, sharing his outrage with his social network. We are all Big Brother now.

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This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

iBooks Author, Learnist (and social learning platforms in general), and the downsides of BYOD are on deck for today’s #TalkTech. Articles: 7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now – THE Journal. Social Learning

This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

iBooks Author, Learnist (and social learning platforms in general), and the downsides of BYOD are on deck for today’s #TalkTech. Articles: 7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now – THE Journal. Social Learning

Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID Live on EdTechTalk)

Learning Visions

What is social presence? Assessing Social Presence in Asynchronous Text-Based Computer Conferencing. Journal of Distance Education, 14(2), 50-71. " the ability of learners to project themselves socially and emotionally in a community of inquiry. Social presence supports cognitive objectives through its ability to instigate, sustain, and support critical thinking in a community of learners" (p.

Why Stories Drive Social Learning - Tip #111

Vignettes Learning

Boyle proved that stories can drive social learning. The challenge then becomes: How do we leverage social sharing behavior and formal learning content and instructions? Because we are social beings, we are always in a relationship. Journal of Marketing Research: April 2012, Vol.

What Do You Mean By Social Learning?

CLO Magazine

What types of images does the phrase “social learning&# conjure up for you? In a report published in 2010 in the journal Ecology and Society titled “What Is Social Learning?&# Reed and ten co-authors concluded that there is little consensus over the meaning of the term social learning. So how do we know when social learning has occurred or even how to measure its impact in our work environments? Social Workforce ecology Reed social learning society

Counting the cost

Learning with e's

Moreover, the higher the number of people unemployed, the more drain there will be on the economic and social resources of the state. It is politically expedient and it is also socially and economically desirable to seek to improve the state funded education provision.

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