The best of March 2016 – in pictures

Jane Hart

4 – social learning for complex work – Harold Jarche, 20 March. 6 – 4 myths of social learning – Helen Blundon, Activate Learning, 30 March. Social learningHere are 6 of my favourite blog posts/articles from March 2016 – summarised in an image.

Picture Your Time Management: Read This and Make It So

Your Training Edge

You’re visiting your friend’s place every day or using social media platforms excessively is not going to help you study properly. Time management is one of the biggest issues for a student. They lack time management and feel depressed when they don’t achieve good results.

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ASTD TechKnowledge Wrap Up in Pictures #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Here are some other highlights of the conference, in pictures: Talking authoring tools and HTML5 at TK Chat with Dave Anderson of Articulate, Patrick Krekelberg of Allen Interactions, Thomas Toth and Judy Unrein. Perhaps a picture of the way things will be?

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Questions

TechSmith Camtasia

I’ve been jealous of social studies teachers, like Andy Kastl and Chris Carpenter, who seem to go from 0 to 60 with their classroom discussions as they get students to dive in head-first. For example: You can send this picture to your students with a question like “ thoughts ?”

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. parts of a picture to discover more information.

Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

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’. What is Social Cognitive Theory?

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. I only want to say these do not invoke the complete picture. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. The post Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change appeared first on Learnnovators.

Micro learning: From small points to the big picture

Matrix

Do you have any idea of what this picture represents? Definitely no popcorn in this picture. But if you take a few steps back or even go to the opposite side of the room, you are able to distinguish details and actually see the big picture!

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

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Have questions about other social media sites?

6 Reasons You Need a Social LMS Right Now!

Origin Learning

Friends, pictures, profiles, whatever you can visit, browse around, maybe it’s someone you just met at a party. Think of 10-15 years back, the time before social media existed. Social learning is a concept analogous to social networking.

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Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

The organization is a social place. Applied to the context of learning, collaborative learning is an approach which enhances people’s social skills by making them more receptive to others’ ideas, while promoting healthy competition. You seldom function in isolation.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly?

4 Reasons Social LMSs are Replacing Intranets

TOPYX LMS

When you think about it, the purpose of an intranet, which is to allow employees to share information with one another, is much like one of a social learning management system (LMS). Why is it that social learning management systems are replacing intranets?

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Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation

E-learning Uncovered

With blogging and social media, photo essays are more popular than ever: [link] Alex Hamer

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Social Media and the Smart Worker

Jane Hart

Social media is affecting all our lives – it has disrupted countries and it is unsettling organisations. The more powerful part is how social media is being used to enhance informal social learning. THE CHANGING STATE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING & SOCIAL MEDIA’S PART IN IT

The Most Famous Great Depression Picture - Migrant Mother

E-learning Uncovered

This socially conscious documentarian of Dust Bowl migrants in the 1930s took one of the most famous photographs of the Depression eraDorothea Lange (1895-1965).

Social learning in action at #elnil

Jane Hart

Picture of @brrough and @sarsentrekker tweeting away was taken by @mikecollins007. After a couple of Pecha Kucha presentations, Nic Laycock and I ran a session on Using social media in informal learning. Tweet.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In this lonely form of learning, there is no opportunity for social learning to take place, either in the moment or as a follow up. Then an issue with how to report an odd expense… you get the picture. More social anchor techniques are definitely needed.

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8 Tips To Select The Right eLearning Content Provider For Social Learning

eLearning Industry

Your team’s pressed for time or lacks the necessary know-how to develop social learning resources. That’s where the right eLearning content provider enters the picture. Social Learning eLearning Budget eLearning Outsourcing Free eLearning eBook Social Learning Tips

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Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

The organization is a social place. Applied to the context of learning, collaborative learning is an approach which enhances people’s social skills by making them more receptive to others’ ideas, while promoting healthy competition. You seldom function in isolation.

Social Learning for Engaging Learners

Ed App

Social learning is defined as learning with and from others. Social learning could be about acquiring knowledge on any topic and in any environment – while conversing casually with friends, colleagues, or through social media like Facebook or Twitter. Social learning has become part of the learning strategies in the corporate world. This is not without reason since 82% of businesses are using social technology and want to utilize them. Utilizing social learning.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

In the context of learning, it’s apt to mention that the world is moving from exclusivity to inclusivity and it would do better to know and understand the new language in the making – social media learning or social learning (as per the ongoing debate by experts).

Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free

Mike Taylor

Social bookmarking can solve all of those problems and bring you additional benefits you probably haven’t even thought of. Your first question may be, “What the heck is social bookmarking?”. TLDR: If you’re short on time grab this quick start guide to social bookmarking.

Promoting social media

Clark Quinn

The Big Question of the Month is “How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?&#. Now, this is late, but it’s because I’ve been getting ready for and then attending DevLearn (as always, was a great event), but Jay Cross and I spent a day talking about this issue in the larger picture of social learning in the media. Tags: social strategy

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners.

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. I only want to say these do not invoke the complete picture. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. change future_of_work online communities Organization Reflection social_business

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3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Social media is perfect for networking. Why twitter as a social media platform?

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. You don’t need social media to run an effective online course.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

Applying Social Learning Theory to eLearning

LearnUpon

Albert Bandura’s social learning theory hypothesizes that we learn by observing and modeling the behavior of others. The question is, can social learning be transferred to be social eLearning? Is eLearning a social activity? Bandura’s social learning theory.

Social media does not always equal social learning

Connect Thinking

I was recently asked to define social media. At this time I define it as: Content expressed as thoughts, experience, expertise, opinions…created in text, multimedia, pictures…and shared by individuals for different reasons. Social media is a decentralised learning function.

Social Learning for Online Training

Trivantis

Hey social butterfly, it’s time to learn! Social learning employs things like peer feedback and review, ranking and awards to engage students in the material and learning process. So how do you create a social learning community?