Social Learning Handbook: PDF now available

Jane Hart

The PDF edition of the 2014 edition of the Social Learning Handbook is now available for personal use by registered users. Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Although social [.]. Social learning Price: £15. Site licences can also be obtained by organisations for multiple readers.

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10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

Most learning by its nature is a social process since the knowledge we need to succeed in society is embedded within a cultural context. In this article, we will take a look at ten different social learning platforms that are free for teachers and learners.

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Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Many purists are uncomfortable with this new definition, since it is clear that you don’t actually need social tools for social learning to take place.

Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Many purists are uncomfortable with this new definition, since it is clear that you don’t actually need social tools for social learning to take place.

Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

I’ve written a few postings recently (notably Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does ) where I have tried to show how the fundamental changes in how businesses are operating, require a fundamental change in how the L&D function needs to view workplace learning. I suggested this means a move from a “Command and Control” approach to an “Encourage and Engage” approach to Workplace Learning. Traditional workplace learning.

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Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. It is not as though, social learning is going to disappear. Social bookmarking. E-Learning 24/7.

Modern Workplace Learning: The book is now available

Jane Hart

My new book is now available for purchase as a paperback or PDF. Modern Workplace Learning: A Resource Book for L&D. This book is packed with practical advice and guidance to help L&D transform their workplace learning practices both through the provision of modern training content and the promotion and support of continuous, everyday learning in […]. Social learning

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Internet Trends 2014

Jane Hart

A PDF of the report is also available KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Social learning Here is Mary Meeker’s comprehensive annual report of Internet Trends. For those in Education, take a look at slides 24-28.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. Social media is a fad.

Intellectual Property Protection for Online Courses & Training [Unique Anti-Piracy Features]

learnWorlds

And you can make sure that your unique take on the material and learning experience cannot be imitated. Some of LearnWorlds’ unique features, such as our Interactive Video and built-in community for social learning cannot be stolen or emulated, making sure that only legitimate students and customers of your school get the full value out of the courses you offer. Paying customers do not pay just for a video or a pdf download. PDF File Downloads. PDF File Print.

Social Learning Question of the Day

eLearning Weekly

Kevin Jones , author of the Engaged Learning blog , has set up a Twitter account called Social Learning Question of the Day ( @slqotd ). David Wilkins is also a contributor on Social Learning Question of the Day. You can see a summary of all questions and answers for December and January (PDF files). technology Twitter social Learning sociallearning Training eLearning Development learning2.0

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2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources

Jane Hart

In January I published my Social Learning Handbook (both as a paperback and a PDF). Its main premise was that social learning happens all the time … Read the rest. Social learningThis is my second blog post reviewing 2011. Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. January. This book aggregated a lot of my thinking and activities from 2010.

New Book: Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017

Jane Hart

Traditionally, the primary focus of a Learning & Development (L&D) Department has been on training people to do their jobs – either in the classroom or online – and making sure they do it. In other words, it’s been all about organising and managing learning for people. But as the world of work is evolving and individuals’ learning habits are changing, it now requires new workplace learning approaches to underpin all the ways people learn in the modern workplace.

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Learning in a social organisation: a clickable guide

Jane Hart

Learning in a social organisation: a clickable guide is a major new online resource and a work in progress. You can download a clicklable printable PDF version to act as your own hub to the online materials, or view it through the Slideshare viewer below. The links on the PDF will take you to the main pages of the online resource, where you will find a summary of the topic area together with links to other useful sources: articles, blog posts, etc. Social learning

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New #MWL Workshop series for 2017

Jane Hart

To complement and support my new book, Learning in the Modern Workplace 2017 I am offering a new series of public online workshops for 2017. These workshop will help you consider not only how to modernise training and e-learning, but how to broaden your work to support manager-led learning as well as empower employee-led learning. All participants receive a FREE copy of the PDF version of my book. EMPOWERING EMPLOYEE-LED LEARNING. Social learning

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Online Community Management (Workshop)

Jane Hart

All participants will receive free copies of the PDF versions of the Social Learning Handbook and the MWL book as well as membership of the MWL Association. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Social learningNext public online workshop runs: 30 MAY – 24 JUNE. Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort.

Curating & coordinating learning opportunities for the workplace

Jane Hart

It is no longer necessary or even possible to create everything your people need, so this 4-week online workshop considers a number of different ways to provide a wider set of learning opportunities in the workplace – through curation and coordination of internal and external content and people. Ongoing curation in learning flows. Coordinating live events (in a Learning Lounge or Learning Network). It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group.

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Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges

Jane Hart

Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing. Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges are two new approaches to training that take place over an extended period of time and involve a mix of resources and/or real-world activities. Week 1: Understanding the differences and similarities between learning campaigns and challenges, and how to plan one. Social learning

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The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning doesn’t just mean modernizing training and e-learning, but radically changing the way you think about and support learning in the organisation. It means helping to build the social organisation – so that individuals can learn from one another everyday as they work together, as well as empowering employee-led learning, where individuals take more responsibility for their own learning and development.

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How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Why bother having people take courses to learn things they’ll soon forget? Learning professionals have realized that conventional learning events such as courses can co-exist peacefully with performance support resources.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. This service area will continue to design, deliver and manage training, e-learning and/or blended learning events. Social learning

Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. It will help you understand how to work with managers to foster a culture of continuous learning as well help individuals take responsibility for (and ownership of) their own personal and professional learning. It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 15 February – 11 March 2016. Encouraging the use of technology for personal learning in the classroom (week 1). It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. 99 – This fee also includes a free copy of the PDF version of the MWL book and membership of the MWL Association. Social learningIt is clear that many people find traditional classroom training approaches out of date and frustrating.

Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This 4-week online workshop will consider how you can nurture “learnability” (the desire and ability to constantly learn new things) as well enable and support individuals to take (more) responsibility for their own learning at and for work. Develop modern professional learning attitudes and skills. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Click HERE to pay £99 for the Empowering Eployee-Led Learning workshop only. Social learnin

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The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning

Jane Hart

This 4-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal learning in the workplace, as a Personal Learning Advisor. It will help you understand how to work with managers to foster a culture of continuous learning as well help individuals become independent learners and take responsibility for (and ownership of) their own personal and professional learning. How to work with managers to develop a continuous learning mindset.

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Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

In my last blog post, From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration , I talked about how I have been helping organisations support workforce collaboration. Following that post Dan Pontefract asked me this question: “Is this something that helps an external consultant, like yourself and ITA more so than it does those working inside an organization in a traditional ‘learning’ team?” Collaboration Social learning

Next L&D Challenge starts 30 May

Jane Hart

The next social L&D Challenge runs for 12 weeks from 30 May to 19 August. (or “Transformation of workplace learning won’t just come from digitising training, but changing the very essence of what “learning” means in the company, through both a new understanding of how it happens in the workplace as people carry out their daily job as well as how performance problems can be solved in different ways. Learning from work experiences. Learning from people.

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How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Why bother having people take courses to learn things they’ll soon forget? Learning professionals have realized that conventional learning events such as courses can co-exist peacefully with performance support resources.

Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw

Jane Hart

This post is an extract from a new Internet Time Alliance whitepaper, available in both web and PDF formats. In the Workforce Development Services Framework there are 4 key service areas although there is a high level of overlap in the activities provided by the different service areas: Training/Instructional Services focus on designing, delivering and managing training, e-learning and/or blended learning events. Social Collaboration. Social learning

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

Srividya Kumar, Co-founder of Learnnovators, took the stage at FocusOn Learning 2016, and presented a case study session to attendees. It is made up of byte-sized video tutorials and PDF-based Quick Reference Guides, and leverages the power of QR codes to provide support to learners in their moment of need. About FocusOn Learning 2016. We have also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for our clients. Chennai (India).

Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This 4-week online workshop will consider how you can nurture “learnability” (the desire and ability to constantly learn new things) as well enable and support individuals to take (more) responsibility for their own learning at and for work. Develop modern professional learning attitudes and skills. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Click HERE to pay £99 for the Empowering Eployee-Led Learning workshop only. Social learnin

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Curating & coordinating learning opportunities for the workplace

Jane Hart

It is no longer necessary or even possible to create everything your people need, so this 4-week online workshop considers a number of different ways to provide a wider set of learning opportunities in the workplace – through curation and coordination of internal and external content and people. Ongoing curation in learning flows. Coordinating live events (in a Learning Lounge or Learning Network). It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group.

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How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media

Upside Learning

A study conducted by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on the Inc 500 (a list of fastest growing companies in US) reveals interesting trends on usage of Social Media. The 148 companies who responded were asked the same detailed questions concerning their usage and measurement of social media that were asked of the Inc. Here are some graphs pulled out from the report: You could get the report (pdf) from the CMR website.

Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

for Learning.""Top Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These and Learning 2.0. Many learning leaders tend to focus on the "big stuff" and "big results" and rolling out big initiatives. This reminds me of the days when companies would say, we will require 30,000 employees to finish this e-learning course using the LMS. Please download the PDF version of the PowerPoint.

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Learning Thursday #2: Project-Based Learning

Adobe Captivate

Earlier this month, I started the Learning Thursday blog series , which features a new learning and development article every other week that has a unique perspective. Project-based learning. Sawyer (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences (pp. The Google Scholar link will take you to a free PDF of the article.). What is one topic you would like to deliver using a project-based learning approach?

How To Create Online Training For Digital Nomads

Growth Engineering

The key is to empower digital nomads so that they can learn on their own terms. Include downloadable content to avoid tech obstacles, such as PDF guides, eBooks, and videos. For example, a PDF viewer or video player app. Start An L&D Social Media Group. A social media group is great for sharing updates, posting helpful resources, and facilitating peer interactions. Include Plenty Of Group Collaboration Projects To Facilitate Social Interaction.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. E-Learning Authoring Tools. LMS & Learning Platforms. PDF & Flipping Book Tools. SOCIAL TOOLS. Social & Collaboration Spaces. Public Social Networks.