Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Dashe & Thomson

I sat down with Shane Raymond, Director of Training and Development at RBC Wealth Management , the US Wealth Management division of Toronto-based Royal Bank of Canada , to discuss social learning. Rob : Specifically, how about social learning?

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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Google Buzz and Social Learning: Connect the Dots

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Others feel Buzz is Google's answer to Facebook, and is particularly useful for those who care for extra online privacy. Yet others feel email-centric knowledge-workers will tiptoe into social networking through Buzz. I want to learn your ideas on how Buzz can help in social learning - if at all. Now, the deafening Google Buzz is here.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology. Understanding the many benefits that a modern learning platform can bring to your organization is easy. Here are 3 critical questions to ask to better prepare your learning technology business case.

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning.

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Less Trainers; More Community Managers and Curators

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months.

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. Privacy concerns.

Keeping the Learning Going

B Online Learning

Recently, I was talking to some friends of mine who work in learning and development and they were telling me that it’s coming up to that time of the year when everyone needs to retake their mandatory eLearning courses on privacy and bullying & harassment.

WhatsApp For Learning?

Origin Learning

With so much emphasis on mobile learning , we can’t help but think whether this popular app has the potential to be a tool for workplace learning. Or may be text forwards which comprise of short questions to test their learning. Would that be too much invasion of privacy?

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. online learning social learning

What do the 24 #C2Xmas resources tell us about how to design modern content and learning experiences?

Jane Hart

In my Countdown to Xmas, I offered a series of 24 daily posts in the form of a different learning resource. So what do these 24 resources tell us about how to design content and learning experiences for the modern workplace? Here they are in one list – with my thoughts about what each one tells us about content and learning experience design. Samuel Pepys Diary – we can learn a lot by reading a little bit every day. Social learning

Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

The app also gets extra brownie points from people who’d rather have their privacy by not being tracked on when they were last online. With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones.

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.

Long road to ruin

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

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Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Cain uses many interesting examples to explain how this influences our relationships as well as the way we work and learn. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. Are we right to promote collaborative learning? ” If this is true, then why don’t we give our employees and learners plenty of privacy and autonomy?

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

Cain uses many interesting examples to explain how this influences our relationships as well as the way we work and learn. After all, my favourite e-learning approach is the eWorkshop model, which has a strong collaborative focus. Are we right to promote collaborative learning? ” If this is true, then why don’t we give our employees and learners plenty of privacy and autonomy?

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. Formal learning.

Will chat replace email? Slack thinks so.

Obsidian Learning

As Manjoo notes, some have expressed privacy concerns over Slack’s ability to archive employee chats. Messaging Apps and Social Learning. We’ve written before about using collaborative technology to build a learning culture and foster employee engagement.

The Docebo Discovery Lab: The Experience Is Everything

Docebo

The security team to ensure compliance and privacy regulations are considered. One of the design team’s key principles is to give a user clear and meaningful information when they have to interact with Docebo’s learning platform. So, how can learning admins create engaging experiences?

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. xAPI is murky for a lot of folks, and the responses shared were extremely helpful in learning more about the topic. xAPI was designed to capture non-traditional learning activities. Learn Dash [link].

Those darned organizational walls – June #LCBQ

Spark Your Interest

I can’t believe June is almost over and I haven’t written my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question. There has been an interesting trend away from traditional employee learning and development requests in my work lately, and I am really enjoying it. I am developing strategies and courses for organizations that want to use learning in other ways. Change Social Learning LCBQ Management Organizational Development

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. Learning is experiential. You learn from your peers and from doing things. Techies tend to move on every three years in search of fresh opportunities to learn. Privacy is attained by hiding in plain sight.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. My Learning – identified the popular courses – solid. Upon entering Saba Social you are presented with an visually solid home screen.

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How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience

G-Cube

Whitepaper on Analytics in Learning. As more aspects of everyone’s daily lives are integrated with technology, the way people amend their ways of attaining knowledge and recording that information has become the prime key to the e-learning industry today. Analysis of Social Learning.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Dozens of LMS vendors, had typos on their web pages, zero screens of the system, links that went nowhere and two kicked up my Firewall warning of possible privacy collection and one had a Trojan Horse (I use a hardcore firewall and A/V). Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media.

E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

We often tell our employees, customers and ourselves, that e-learning is learning without borders. That you can learn wherever you are, at whatever time you want, and that you can gain knowledge without the previous conditions. I wonder if we have truly achieved this premise, i.e. learning without borders or are we stating something that is not yet accurate? Social Engagement. educational) lacking: is an interface for a LMS or learning platform.

Informal Management of Millennial Learning

CLO Magazine

Social and collaboration tools support the sharing of tacit knowledge and resources and therefore enable teamwork between individuals—a learning strategy I have previously discussed as quite imperative to the millennial generation. In order to support informal learning, learning leaders must learn to manage—or rather not manage—social media tools. Too often, leaders use a top-down approach in managing social media tools within their organizations.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-08

Jane Hart

So why is so much e-learning so "controlling"? #. 1st # realwplearn chat is today at 8 pm BST Topic From Learning Design to Performance Design. Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users – facial recognition is enabled | Naked Security [link] #. The truth about social learning, webinar 14 Sept by @ janebozarth [link] # realwplearn #. Tweet. Another great article from @ janebozarth – she makes it so simple.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

BYOD as a trend is also affecting corporate learning, as more and more learners opt to learn on their own devices, as per their schedules or pertinent needs. As we discussed in a previous post this year, BYOD is here to stay to provide learning as and when learners need.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

This is the 5th in a series of postings about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation. The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learn

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