Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
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!
Social Learning pays off! A Success Story
AUGUST 27, 2015
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.
12 Characteristics of Social Learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. social learning
7 Challenges to Social Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. learned in the training.
Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning
MAY 9, 2016
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. Social learning happens naturally.
Social Learning Online: It’s Possible
OCTOBER 26, 2016
A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.
7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges.
What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?
AUGUST 17, 2016
. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON.
Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 10, 2015
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. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.
Using Instagram For Social Learning
JUNE 2, 2015
We have seen that Twitter can be used in a blended learning context, Facebook as a learning management system, and even Instagram within a classroom setting. It also links to other popular social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr. social learning
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
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. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced.
Social Learning’s Corporate Impact
AUGUST 3, 2015
What about social learning? That said, the infographic below (created by Bloomfire ) may be the nudge that some companies need for adopting a social-centric learning program at their organization. social learning
Social Learning Facts You Should Know
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
The concept of social learning can be somewhat unclear. Isn’t all learning “social” in some respect? If we overthink the semantics then I agree that social learning can seem somewhat redundant. As people share ideas we learn.
How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace
APRIL 24, 2015
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. Social learning , thus waned away. Integrating social learning at the workplace requires the following –.
The Neuroscience of Social Learning
MARCH 24, 2016
We spend a lot of time talking about how social learning is one of the keys to an effective, engaging training strategy. We often bombard you with stats proving that social learning works , but let’s delve a little deeper into the reasons why it works. Social needs.
Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
We love social learning – it’s as simple as that. If not, you may benefit from discovering more about the nature and function of the incredible thing called social learning. Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!). socially)?
Social Learning Handbook 2014
DECEMBER 10, 2013
It’s now 3 years since I published the Social Learning Handbook – and a lot has changed, so I am now working on a new version. Social learning
Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments
MARCH 10, 2010
Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies.
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.
Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers
OCTOBER 19, 2014
I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. How do we make them share their learning ?
Curated Insights: The Continued Evolution of Social Learning
AUGUST 17, 2016
Learning is inherently social. Regardless of content type or delivery format, most of what we learn comes from other people. Social learning” hit trend status alongside the rise of social media in the late 2000s. People have been social pretty much forever.
Social Learning In The Workplace
JULY 11, 2016
An effective learning program takes commitment, both financially and with regards to time. If an organization doesn’t have the financial means (or the time) to create a learning program then what alternatives do they have? Instead of implementing a traditional elearning and training program companies can opt to invest in social learning programs. There are many ways to get started with social learning. social learning
Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
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 will give up and never learn to use the product.
The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning
MAY 16, 2016
The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning?
Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools
JUNE 8, 2015
Many companies are embracing social learning tools, some to complement their traditional training, some to replace it completely with virtual training sessions. Whatever the case: social learning tools are making their way into standard processes and this trend is here to stay.
TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Here’s why: We added new features to our already robust, easy-to-use, learning management system, including: Experience API™. Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS.
Why You Should Adopt Social Learning
APRIL 18, 2016
It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning.
Is Informal Learning The Same As Social Learning?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Very often I find that informal and social learning are grouped together. Social Learning Social Learning is participating with others to make sense of new ideas. Social Learning Informal Learning Sure there are some overlaps between the two, but they are not necessarily one and the same. Let's start by looking at their definitions. Marcia Conner, author of The […].
Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)
MARCH 3, 2015
Next public online workshop runs 9 March – 10 April 2014 This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. Social learning It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become […].
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
MARCH 18, 2015
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. Social learning
Social Learning Practitioner Programme
JANUARY 5, 2015
Next public online programme runs 12 January – 20 March 2015 (10 weeks) A Social Learning Practitioner is a learning professional who encourages, enables and supports knowledge sharing and collaboration across their organisation – not just in training. Social learning
What is social learning?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
‘Social learning’ has been the elearning buzzword du jour for a couple of years now and people often ask us exactly what social learning is. Go beyond the individual to become situated within wider social units or communities of practice within society.
Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
The training industry has seen plenty of debate around whether or not organizations can and should take steps to strengthen social learning. Everyone agrees that social learning is very important and that somewhere between 70% and 80% of all learning is done socially and/or informally.
The Roadblock to Social Learning
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
To train employees, organizations have used live-training, learning management systems, elearning, seminars, and various other methods. Lately, social learning initiatives have also been gaining in popularity. social learning training