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.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

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! Insanely easy to use , effortless and an expression platform are words that will surely lead you to experiment with the social method of learning.

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Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

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. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend.

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. Origin Konnect helps do exactly this- to make it possible for learning managers to deliver training to employees in multiple formats on a common social user dashboard.

4 Ways Retail Companies Can Use Social Learning to Improve Onboarding

TOPYX LMS

Using social learning techniques, companies can improve onboarding and help employees become successful, productive staff members over the long term. Social Learning Retail TrainingRetail companies face multiple challenges when it comes to onboarding and retaining new hires.

Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts

Jane Hart

The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. In It’s Not About “Doing” Social Jane Bozarth (2 August) shows how Pokemon Go gets it right. Some product experts will emerge. Some will give up and never learn to use the product. Maybe it won’t be on the scale of Pokémon Go —few things ever will be—but this is what “ social learning ” is. Social learning

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world. The purpose of effective social learning is to close this gap.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. What is Social Learning? This is social learning.

How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace

Origin Learning

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. For example, Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling to learn certain behaviors. Social learning , thus waned away. Integrating social learning at the workplace requires the following –.

Avoiding Anarchy in Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of commentators writing about social learning today stress the importance of keeping it free from rules or overarching control. Key considerations one commonly sees associated with this idea include some or all of the following: Give everyone the opportunity to teach and learn whatever they know, whenever they have the time; Give everyone the opportunity to learn what they want to know. Self-directed learning is the best. Don’t direct learning at all.”

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

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. Employees Learn Best When They Learn Informally. Informal learning is the polar opposite of formal learning. In the article What Is Informal Learning? , Informal Learning Need Not Be Unintentional.

Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory suggests that people learn from one another through observation, imitation and modeling. It’s a compelling theory, and many organizations incorporate social learning into their learning and development function, especially with the growing array of technologies available today to facilitate such learning. Figures’ source: Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, N=500.

Boost Social Learning in 11 Easy Ways

AbaraLMS

Social learning is a cognitive process that lets people discuss learning objectives and enables them to share their perspectives. This not only improves the learning efficiency of the people but also acts as a catalyst for organizational transformations. Social learning helps employees connect better with each other, which, in a way, repairs broken links of complete communication of vision and values within the organization. Social Media Integrations.

How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

Although collaborative learning is an essential approach, one can further enhance it with the use of social learning. In this article, we’ll be looking at how you can use social learning to boost collaborative learning. What is social learning? Social learning involves human social efforts, to acquire new behaviors, through observing and imitating others. Boost organizational productivity.

5 Ways to Incorporate Social Learning in Your Training

eThink Education

While it is true that each employee has his or her own unique style of learning, there are certain fundamental principles that can aid an organization in developing talent , boosting productivity , and supporting the unique needs of their teams. ?In What is social learning ? .

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. Industry Social Learning LMS Feature Set.

Choosing The Ideal Social Learning Platform: 6 Tips To Use An Online Directory And Reviews

eLearning Industry

Are they still valid sources for product research, especially for online training software? Social Learning eLearning eBooks Learning Management Systems Review Social Learning Platform Social Learning TipsInitially, review sites were the perfect tool for peer feedback, but nowadays, they’re filled with paid reviews. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online. Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

8 Benefits Of Creating Microlearning Videos Based On Social Learning Elements

eLearning Industry

Social learning is powerful. We learn by watching others. Short learning videos, known as microlearning videos, can be a great addition to your blended learning solutions, especially when they have social learning elements. Microlearning Free eLearning eBooks Microlearning Best Practices Social Learning Video Production Best Practices

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – October 2015

TOPYX LMS

Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). We are dedicated to providing you with relevant articles and newsletters covering the evolving eLearning, learning management, and social learning landscape so you have the information you need to stay current. As a result of the impersonal needs of a business, employees often feel like cogs in a machine, which lowers their overall productivity and squelches their creativity.

Social learning transforms workplaces

Janison

NEWS Social learning transforms workplaces November 19, 2019 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives. The company operates a highly scalable software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model providing integrated corporate learning platforms and large-scale digital assessments.

Social learning transforms workplaces

Janison

NEWS Social learning transforms workplaces November 19, 2019 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives. The company operates a highly scalable software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model providing integrated corporate learning platforms and large-scale digital assessments.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

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. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – February 2016

TOPYX LMS

Having the necessary content for your learning and development program the seamlessly integrates into you learning platform can make your investment in the future of your organization more likely to succeed. So, make sure you have the content library available that has guaranteed compatibility and content authoring tools for you to continue to develop the learning materials you need all bundled together with your learning platform or learning management system (LMS).

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

G-Cube

Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization? Traditionally, most enterprise-wide training and learning initiatives are have a top to bottom flow. Identify your social learning champions.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. However, some of the shifts may require us to move beyond the traditional definitions of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

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.

Is Social Learning a “Feature” You Can Add?

Bottom-Line Performance

Social Learning is not a “new” course or LMS feature…it’s something that happens naturally. At best, a “social learning solution” is similar to carefully decorating and cleaning your house for a dinner party. When it is only being implemented to follow the latest trend in moviemaking and maximize the profit that can be made in movie theaters, the final product will not be as enduring or entertaining.

Everyone’s a natural at social learning

Sponge UK

If you don’t ask Google, you ask your friends, family or colleagues when you need to learn to do something new. And that’s social learning. Learning begins when you need to solve a problem. For example, I recently wanted to learn to code the new Adapt responsive elearning software. This is social learning that can benefit an employer – when staff are learning new skills from each other, not because they have to, but because they want to.

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.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – July 2016

TOPYX LMS

Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS), is headquartered in Bonita Springs, FL and has been named a finalist for the 2016 Florida Companies to Watch™ by GrowFL. Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity. Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning. GrowFL Company to Watch.

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

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!

The Best Social Learning Approaches To Your Onboarding Program

Wizcabin

There are several best social learning approaches that you can utilize to deliver your onboarding program , and social learning is one of them. Let’s explore a few tips to determine the best social learning approach for your onboarding program. 5 Social Learning Approaches That You Can Utilize For Your Onboarding Program. Experience is the best teacher that can help us learn and improve on certain things.