Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning
JANUARY 7, 2015
Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. Vicarious Learning.
7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges.
Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small!
Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
AUGUST 27, 2015
Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON.
7 Challenges to Social Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1.
How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning
JULY 16, 2013
Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously.
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.
Social Learning ROI
MAY 15, 2015
It should come as no surprise then that social learning programs fall even further down the priority list. have put together a great infographic detailing some facts and figures relating to social learning and ROI. The advantages of social learning make sense.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. learned in the training.
Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning
MAY 9, 2016
How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Social learning happens naturally.
Social Learning for Modern Classrooms
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Social learning has been happening forever. People learn first, and best, from one another. Even though social learning is not a new concept, technology influences how the process occurs in workplace training programs. Social Learning in Training.
I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social
JANUARY 21, 2015
Most of us remember many lessons we learned from others in our early childhood, both in the home and outside. We then started school and learned from teachers, but also by watching, playing, and talking with our friends. Learning by experience can be quite effective.
What drives Social Media Learning?
MARCH 17, 2016
Diverse culture, multiple locations, and a globalized workforce are causing businesses to re-think their learning strategies. Then, why not look at ways of making “formal” learning happen in the most informal environment as well? Can chunk-sized learning work?
What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?
AUGUST 17, 2016
. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world.
Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 10, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.
MARCH 30, 2016
I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. So what is good social learning?
Using Instagram For Social Learning
JUNE 2, 2015
We have seen that Twitter can be used in a blended learning context, Facebook as a learning management system, and even Instagram within a classroom setting. It also links to other popular social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr. social learning
How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 24, 2015
Social learning is not a new concept. Various theories have explained man’s social approach to learning, some of these dating to as back as the 1940s. Social learning , thus waned away. Integrating social learning at the workplace requires the following –.
Social Learning Facts You Should Know
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The concept of social learning can be somewhat unclear. Isn’t all learning “social” in some respect? If we overthink the semantics then I agree that social learning can seem somewhat redundant. As people share ideas we learn.
Social Learning’s Corporate Impact
AUGUST 3, 2015
What about social learning? That said, the infographic below (created by Bloomfire ) may be the nudge that some companies need for adopting a social-centric learning program at their organization. social learning
Using Social Collaboration for Pull Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
Over the course of this engaging live online event, Jennifer and participants brainstormed on how to leverage social collaborative Pull learning during the various moments of learning need. Collaboration Social Learning pull learningBYTE Session Recap.
6 benefits of social & collaborative learning
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Learning from one another is what people have always done throughout human history, so ‘social and collaborative learning’ as a learning method is likely to be the oldest one in existence. Learning doesn’t stop when ‘lesson time is over’.
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social. There are multiple areas that can be addressed, but it’s not to make people learn socially. social strategy
JULY 5, 2014
This is an extract from Chapter 1 of the Social Learning Handbook 2014. Just as the Social Web is changing the way that individuals learn, more and more organizations are now appreciating the power of social media for their own businesses. Social learning
Learning with e's
MAY 4, 2016
Humans are inherently social. Most of our learning is achieved within social contexts. Conversations are some of the richest learning experiences, even in our senior years. There are many social theories that explain our membership of 'tribes' or communities.
The Neuroscience of Social Learning
MARCH 24, 2016
We spend a lot of time talking about how social learning is one of the keys to an effective, engaging training strategy. We often bombard you with stats proving that social learning works , but let’s delve a little deeper into the reasons why it works. Social needs.
Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 14, 2016
The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
MARCH 18, 2015
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. Social learning
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.
Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
We love social learning – it’s as simple as that. If not, you may benefit from discovering more about the nature and function of the incredible thing called social learning. Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!). socially)?
Curated Insights: The Continued Evolution of Social Learning
AUGUST 17, 2016
Learning is inherently social. Regardless of content type or delivery format, most of what we learn comes from other people. Social learning” hit trend status alongside the rise of social media in the late 2000s. People have been social pretty much forever.
Learning And Social Networks
JULY 12, 2011
Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. Social Learning Google Google Plus Social Networks
Social or Fauxial Learning?
OCTOBER 19, 2014
SOCIAL LEARNING is how we learn naturally and on a continuous basis – with our friends and colleagues. Social learning doesn’t require the use of social media, although it can be a powerful enabling tool, for instance to help us connect with our trusted network of colleagues (aka PLN) around the world […]. Social learning There’s a big difference!
Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools
JUNE 8, 2015
Many companies are embracing social learning tools, some to complement their traditional training, some to replace it completely with virtual training sessions. Whatever the case: social learning tools are making their way into standard processes and this trend is here to stay.
5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS
AUGUST 31, 2015
Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Inherently, man’s basic desire is to observe, learn, and share. Today, social learning is more defined to the extent of being perceived as a formal concept. Truly Social. Social Analytics.