Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

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Today, organizations realize the potential of delivering e-learning experiences to boost employee engagement, retention and workplace productivity. Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them.

The Neuroscience of Social Learning

Ed App

Social learning is crafted to tailor learning to the individual needs and preferences of the modern learner. It is designed in a way that increases the motivation and desire for individuals to learn, contributing to personal and professional development.

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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.

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. QR codes and social media links are being slapped on all sorts of advertisements. We learned this through our launch of College Hoops Guru, the latest question pack we created for our Knowledge Guru game engine.

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

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learning lab experiment. The top score achieved topic mastery of all four paths AND amassed a Grab Bag score of 126,000,000. Talk about self-directed learning! Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. We know what we are good at and love using our expertise, but there is always more to learn. And boy, did we learn a ton from putting this game together! Social media allowed us to respond in real time.

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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. Some folks are uniquely suited to learn this way but, in my experience, most are not. More social anchor techniques are definitely needed.

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Is Social Learning Super? Gridiron Guru Launches Today!

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Last week , we announced our new social learning lab and invited you to participate. Gridiron Guru is a social learning game playable on the iPad as a web app or from your desktop. There are global leaderboards for you to track your progress against other players and plenty of social media activity going on via @TheKGuru Twitter account. Let the social learning begin

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

Blended learning is a strategy that has been in existence for some time. Today, with constant digital transformation, this learning strategy is becoming a trend. Even though some companies haven’t dumped the traditional modes to favour eLearning, blended learning is turning to be the sure route. What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others.

How to design a great social learning experience for remote learners with an LMS

Matrix

Social learning occurs pretty much anytime, anywhere, both through face-to-face interaction in the workplace and online. That’s why L&D departments need to incorporate social learning into all training programs. Social interaction plays an important role in learning and it’s one of the key factors that makes training successful. Read more: 3 useful social learning tips for instructional designers.

Part 1: Driving Social Learning

CLO Magazine

No matter how they define it, learning executives seem to agree that jumping on the social learning bandwagon just because everyone else is doing it is counterintuitive. No matter how they define it, learning executives seem to agree that jumping on the social learning bandwagon just because everyone else is doing it is counterintuitive; it needs to serve a purpose.

10 Essential Social Learning Features You Need On Your Learning Management System

ProProfs

Gone are the days when people used to learn everything in tuition classes or coaching classes. There are not just one but many learning management systems that make it possible. You might have surely formed a rough idea of the entire feature you’d want to see in a learning management system software. Watch This Video to Know What is a Learning Management System | LMS Features & Benefits. #1. So, make sure your learning management system has a live chat option.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this.

“Are Search and Social ousting L&D?”

Jane Hart

Although the Learning and Workplace Survey is still open, the results of 3,500 people* who rated the importance (value/usefulness) of 10 different ways of learning in the workplace are shown below – ranked by their combined Very Important + Essential scores with the red shaded areas and red figures highlighting where the most responses have been received. Social learning

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DoceboInspire Award Winners: Best use of Social Learning and Best Achievement in Mobile Learning

Docebo

In the spirit of this, we’re putting the spotlight on this year’s DoceboInspire Award winners to showcase how they elevated their learning strategies. Today, we’re focusing on the winners of two categories – Best use of Social Learning and Best Achievement in Mobile Learning – Cineplex and ASM Assembly Systems, and how they used the Docebo Learning Platform to reach their goals. Cineplex – Best use of Social Learning.

Does Mobile + Social + Games = Learning? Help us find out

Bottom-Line Performance

The holy grail of learning is shifting to games/gamification, mobile, and social. Within my team at BLP, we actually are already believers of the value that blending these three things together can have on a learning experience… but we want proof, not just gut feelings about this. So – we invite you to join our newly-created “learning laboratory” at Bottom-Line Performance and be part of a little three-part experiment we’re going to do.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! Participants had a lot to learn from each other.

Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results

Docebo

Learning and development’s future is set to be impacted by three key factors. . This blog will explore the growing need for smart learning technologies and the actionable solutions they will empower L&D professionals to implement. . Beyond automation, the increasing power of machine learning, AI and other new technologies offer L&D a multiplicity of ways to improve organizational performance and support learning at ‘the speed of business.’.

Incorporating Social

CLO Magazine

Once companies decide how social learning should take place, it’s important to fully integrate it into an organization’s overall learning strategy. Social learning is continuous learning, whereas more traditional forms can be more transactional. For example, newly hired software engineers at a development company taking coding courses can upload outside articles about best practices onto the company’s social media platform.

Understanding the Value of Social Interaction: The Social Intelligence Dashboard

HT2 Labs

For Curatr , Social Learning and Social Interaction has always remained a core function of the online learning platform. But over the last few months, we’ve been quietly researching methods to take the social elements of the Curatr platform, along with social interactions from other tools on the market, to effectively analyze the learning value that is generated from these experiences. Introducing the Social Intelligence Dashboard.

Learning About College Basketball Just Got Seriously Fun…and Social

Bottom-Line Performance

In February, we announced a three-part experiment to assess how mobile (at least tablet mobile), social, and gaming can work together to help people learn. We created learning objectives, devised questions, and published a game that used r epetition over time to help people learn the content. We got a ton of great feedback, which we’ve incorporated into Part 2 of our Learning Lab. We once again use repetition and feedback to help you learn.

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What Coursera can teach corporations about doing learning differently

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So far, I am really enjoying the course – and learning a lot on multiple levels. The course is FORMAL in structure – which seems to defy the definition of “social learning.” You could be fooled into thinking this is “traditional” online learning. If the certificate of completion is of value to me, I have to achieve a certain score in the class and pass the final exam.

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What Coursera can teach corporations about doing learning differently

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So far, I am really enjoying the course – and learning a lot on multiple levels. The course is FORMAL in structure – which seems to defy the definition of “social learning.” You could be fooled into thinking this is “traditional” online learning. If the certificate of completion is of value to me, I have to achieve a certain score in the class and pass the final exam.

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

This Week on #TalkTech: InstaGrok for Online Learning, Articulate Storyline Update 1, iPads in the Classroom

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Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How Can a search engine like InstaGrok change the way we learn online? There is no question that the social web and search have changed learning forever. But sometimes a plain old web search can be brimming with content but light in context when we are trying to learn something new. Enter InstaGrok, a search engine for learning new things. Just type in the concept you want to learn (chemistry!

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This Week on #TalkTech: InstaGrok for Online Learning, Articulate Storyline Update 1, iPads in the Classroom

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Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How Can a search engine like InstaGrok change the way we learn online? There is no question that the social web and search have changed learning forever. But sometimes a plain old web search can be brimming with content but light in context when we are trying to learn something new. Enter InstaGrok, a search engine for learning new things. Just type in the concept you want to learn (chemistry!

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The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Like many of you out there, we too believe that, in today’s learning landscape we need ‘learning rebels’ and ‘learning provocateurs’, and not ‘learning conformists’.

This Week on #TalkTech: Big Data for Online Learning, MOOCs and Distracting Mobile Devices

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Topic #1: Can big data fuel an engagement index that will improve online learning? The pages they read (and skip), passages they highlight, and activities they complete will all be fed back to the teacher and create a CourseSmart score. This score may help teachers predict which students will fail and find what areas of the course need more reinforcement. How can an “engagement index” of sorts improve online learning? Social Learning talktech

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Less Tell; More Games and Gamification

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. Here is Trend 4: Today’s learners have decreasing tolerance for a lecture-based approach to learning. (We Games and gamification are finally getting the recognition they deserve as powerful learning tools.

Lumosity Review: Do Brain Training Games Make You Smarter?

Origin Learning

The icing on the cake is that you can compare your mental capabilities with others of your age, something that is sure to motivate you to keep playing and improving your scores. Learning Management Strategy Learning Tools Social Learning Brain Training Games Games Make You Smarter intelligent brain game intelligent games Lumosity Review Training Games

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Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Social Media And Learning.

This Week on #TalkTech: Recorded lectures, Duolingo, and Games Against Falling IQ

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Duolingo helps you learn a language while simultaneously translating the web. I have learned so much in the past few years from YouTube channels like The Big Think, SciShow, Crash Course, and more. The goal is not only to learn a language, but to translate the web. How do you feel about blending the learning process into productive work like this? ” answering with, “They are both animals” will score higher than, “People use dogs to hunt rabbits.”

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. You may adjust the learning process gradually as a result. The value of these data is in analyzing and interpreting: what we call learning analytics. We recently experienced the power of learning analytics and gladly share this experience with you. We had a picture of important issues, issues that led to discussion and effective learning activities.

Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace

Jane Hart

That was one of the findings of my recent anonymous survey on how people learn best in the workplace, and even I was surprised by the results. But I think the biggest take-away from my survey is that we can no longer assume we know how people like to learn in the workplace nor how we think people should learn. My function is primarily driven by the need to help others learn (classroom training – computer and professional development skills). Learning.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. ” — Gene Levinson INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Not many organizations truly have a learning strategy.

Measuring user engagement on your Learning Management System

Growth Engineering

Let’s face it, engagement is the super-secret sauce to nailing your training initiative and without it your people won’t: Log on to the LMS to do their learning and get more awesome. Return to the LMS to learn some more and kick even more ass. When you think about the amount of time, money and effort that goes into training campaigns, it seems ridiculous (to me at least), that training managers don’t seem to learn from their mistakes! My LMS is like a learning community!

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. Question 3: How regularly do you use the following ways to try and solve a learning or performance problem (e.g I used a weighted scoring system to create a ranked list of all the items in the four questions, which shows the most frequent way respondents learn, down to the least frequent ways.

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