Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. These kids really get social learning!

Hey, That's Social Learning!

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. These kids really get social learning!

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Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. Augmented reality has a potential to revolutionize learning because of its ability to overlay helpful information not normally seen by the naked eye onto the objects we view. Learnist describes itself as a tool for “people helping other people learn. Learn something, teach something.”

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. ILT vs. WBT vs. informal learning).

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Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. Some companies will use “Level 2: Learning” to measure whether the learners have mastered the training course content.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. People want to learn something from you.

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. I live and breathe Minnesota sports and love golfing, boating, skiing, traveling, and attending live music.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. This ever-changing technological landscape is currently held captive by social media, and for good reason.

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Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Disruptive technologies 2015-2016

Jane Hart

Topics include cyber security, mobile payments, drones, bitcoin, social media, digital, omnichannel, attribution, cx, music, movies, Hollywood 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. Social learning In the embedded presentation below, Brian Solis explores some of the biggest technology trends and possible twists on the horizon for 2015 and 2016.

Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

Weekly Hot eLearning Hot List 5/22/09 - 5/29/09 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation: Blogs in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 22, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning - Upside Learning Blog , May 26, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Inspiration at DevLearn 2014: From Andrea May (Dashe & Thomson)

Learning Rebels

In this next segment of the DevLearn 2014 reflections – Learning Rebel, Andrea May of Dashe & Thomson, gives us a great peek inside her world of being a first time DevLearn attendee. After several days filled with inspiring keynotes, passionate conversations about the field with friends and members of my personal learning network (PLN), and exposure to new trends and ideas, finding your desk just the way you left it can be a bit of a letdown.

7 Tips for Training Athletes, Dancers, and Martial Artists Online

LearnDash

Physical disciplines such as dance, martial arts, or other forms of athletic training aren’t compatible with social distancing guidelines. You don’t need to learn to become a social media influencer or amass a large following overnight to run an online training program.

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Christmas Flash Mob at Carlson School of Management

Jane Hart

The Carlson School of Management received a surprise visit from a saxophonist…and nearly 300 of his friends from the University of Minnesota’s School of Music this November. Social learningCredits. “Deck the Halls” arr. Francisco J. Núñez and Jim Papoulis from “Coolside of Yuletide” Special Thanks To: Greg Wrenn (saxophone), Campus Singers Maroon, Gold, and Mosaic; Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, University Singers, Kathy S.

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Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

I spent decades traveling for business and have long been addicted to audio learning content in all forms – including audio books , audio courses , talk-radio and now podcasts – to learn and help pass the travel time more quickly. Music is great, but on a seven-hour drive, nothing is better than audio learning. What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting. Continuous Learning: Vision vs. Reality.

Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?

Origin Learning

Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The language of silence added a ‘groovy’ and positive tone to darkness, with the lyrical format leaving music lovers everywhere delirious. The American music duo that created the song in the sixties went through a roller-coaster ride that saw them breaking up because of tepid response to the market release but later re-uniting to taste the success of their renditions.

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“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” I usually say that a good way to start is to demonstrate the value of social media for you professionally – after all if you can’t show how you use it effectively for your own professional practice, how can you help others to understand the value of social technologies for them! Social learning

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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

A philomath is a lover of learning. Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! About.com : @aboutdotcom We help people answer questions, solve problems, learn something new and get inspired. Google Facts : @Google Facts Learn new things every day.

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. ” 2 - Design is hacking how we learn , frog. The world of learning and development has also changed. They expect their employers to support them and provide resources to help, but they don’t expect their employer to ‘manage’ their learning and development from start to finish.” ” Social learning

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 18, 2018

Mike Taylor

“In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” – Eric Hoffer. I’m looking for great people and organizations who understand that effective learning isn’t about the latest fad or trendy new tools and are more concerned with making a real impact than filling seats and checking boxes. 3L’s of Self-Directed Learning: Insights from Tanmay Vora.

Learning gets social, emotional, progressive!

Origin Learning

Did you notice the progressively ‘smart’ and ‘social’ way of ‘strategically selling’ a story? Isn’t it an efficient use of a social platform at workplace?How Sharing this compelling, experiential, engaging, and believable story of the associate on a social platform is a win-win for all stakeholders. Apart from motivating colleagues at work, the flow of information on a social platform reflects transparency to record and reward meritocracy.

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Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Academia is teeming with learning theories. It can be quite a challenge for the modern learning professional to identify an appropriate learning theory, draw practical ideas from it, and apply it to their daily work. To clear some of the obfuscation that surrounds learning theory, I have developed the following Taxonomy of Learning Theories. Behaviourist learning theories focus on external responses elicited by stimuli. . Situated Learning Theory .

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The way I learn

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

When thinking about what kind of course I want to create and what kind of learning experience I want my students/learners to have, I think about the resources and technology I can use. I also think about how I learn. Or rather, what learning experiences have had the impact on me that I want others to have. This isn’t about learning styles (in the sense of the published research and/or theories). I’ve learned about myself.

The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. This will radically change the way we live and learn, mobile learning is here now and real. Of the varied ways that these can be leveraged, performance support and learning will be one area where huge benefits will be obtained. One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.

Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace by Paul on February 21, 2011 in social learning If you’ve paid any attention to the adult learning landscape over the last few years, you know that the new social learning push is being fueled by the emergence of social media. Social Learning Blog - March 7, 2011 [.]

2 Essential Characteristics of an LMS in 2013

LearnDash

As such, we can reasonably expect some shifts in the learning space paradigm across many areas. After a few years of planning and development, this new learning standard is set to reach version 1.0 As with anything, some degree of support for the legacy learning protocols is helpful, particularly during transition periods. For instance, consider that TinCan API recognizes that learning takes place anywhere, and then can record this learning in real time.

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How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. Yes, the overload problem is real and manifests in elearning, classroom training and other forms of learning. Jerry Michalski, an independent consultant on the use of social media nailed it, "You have to be Zen-like.

10 Story Metaphors to Lift Your Learners’ Spirits - Tip #116

Vignettes Learning

There's just something about music — particularly live music — that excites and activates the body,” says Joanne Loewy, director of the Armstrong center and co-editor of the journal Music and Medicine. In micro-learning, SMEs must go through the jungle of content and take only what learners need. Comparing learning to planting flowers or gardening implies the importance and need for time. Music as medicine”. I wrote this while starting this blog.

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Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We couldn’t agree more with Haruki Murakami that “The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school.” We must learn to be creative.

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Why You Need a Coach for More Than Running

Degreed

I honestly had no idea what I was doing, no training plan in place, but I knew that if I had shoes, music, and determination, I would be amazing. Halfway through the course, I was in pain, my music player had died, and I was miserable. The same goes for learning. When looking to learn something new, 69% of people turn to a boss or mentor first to point them in the right direction. Do you get that with your learning and development coach?

Virtual Reality Makes Our Stories Even More Real - Tip #144

Vignettes Learning

Just as a good book relies on the language centers of our brains, music relies on the sound systems of our brains, both are limited to their specific communicative realm. How do we then bring this concept into how we develop training and learning? It has been proven to be a successful learning strategy that has increased engagement, recall, and retention of concepts. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning.

Smart Art: Using Technology to Bring Art to the Masses

Rob Hubbard

We created an online jamming app where you can compose music using Jane’s samples [link] For Shelley’s installation we extended the story of the Duke and his lover onto the internet using twitter. elearning Social Learning TechnologyWe’ve been involved in this great little project recently with Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery. Their aim is to get art and exhibits out into the community to reach people who wouldn’t normally experience them.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology? Online learning only worked on the LMS is was originally created for. SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology. Thousands of online courses continue to be created in SCORM and many authoring tools solely support SCORM compliant learning technology.