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.

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.

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Going Mobile for Enterprise Learning: Trends & Statistics

Origin Learning

The ushering in of the Bring Your Own Device era has created opportunities for organizations to leverage devices for learning that people access on the go. With BYOD policies, comes the need for device agnostic content delivery which makes sure that learning experience is largely unaffected by the end user’s device. Simply converting an existing e-learning catalog into m-learning has little success.

Why is Social Learning the new Watercooler?

Docebo

Learn why 73% of the companies expect to increase their focus on social learning. A research conducted by ATD states that “social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio over web-based training”. So, how can companies leverage this unprecedented opportunity, and why is social learning the new watercooler that every single organization should put in place as soon as possible? Social numbers and statistics.

Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)

TOPYX LMS

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. Once you grasp the breadth of advantages specific to social learning, you’ll sing its praises as loudly as we do. Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!). There are several key reasons why we adore social learning. socially)?

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. ILT vs. WBT vs. informal learning).

What the Online Learning Consortium’s 2016 Statistics Mean for the Future

TOPYX LMS

Online learning statistics aren’t merely dry facts; they are gusts of wind that blow companies in one direction or another. Statistics help businesses discover whether or not what they are doing is working. At TOPYX, we appreciate the organizations doing hard work to deliver accurate, timely statistics. One such organization is the Online Learning Consortium. The Online Learning Consortium has produced numerous excellent resources and infographics in the past.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Yes I am believer a believer of social media and social learning. Have a look at some the statistics: Facebook. In terms of the social learning flavour, what better example than Wikipedia , where people generously give their time and expertise to build this impressive knowledge base. An easy assumption to make in light of these success stories is that social learning at work will work. The employment social contract has changed.

Why Video eLearning Can Be a Key Ingredient for Creating Successful Social Learning

Instilled

In this post, we’ll explore what video can do for your learning programs and why it inspires a culture of sharing among learners. Social features such as discussion forums and chats have long been built into eLearning. However, the potential to offer measurable technology-driven social learning has grown exponentially with the rise of social media companies. Video eLearning has emerged as an essential tool to solve a wide range of learning challenges.

Social Media 2014 Statistics (interactive infographic)

Jane Hart

Another interactive infographic – this one form Digital Insights – that lets you tweet the statistics. Social learning Isn’t loading? Try this.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Yes I am believer a believer of social media and social learning. Have a look at some the statistics: Facebook. In terms of the social learning flavour, what better example than Wikipedia , where people generously give their time and expertise to build this impressive knowledge base. An easy assumption to make in light of these success stories is that social learning at work will work. The employment social contract has changed.

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.

Constant learning is a key theme in the Future of Work

Jane Hart

Each theme has 4 trends and each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by PSFK Labs team. Constant Learning is one of the key themes, and includes Learning by doing, Digital Knowledge Updates and Networked Learning. Collaboration Social learningThis presentation, from Innovation Excellence , explores the new ways we are working and the implications for business and for workers.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

3 Creative Informal Learning Activities To Consider For Your eLearning Course

Dan Keckan

Statistics say that 80% of learning happens in subconscious and informal settings. Corporate eLearning Adobe Captivate Coaching And Mentoring Informal Learning Social Learning

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. Essentially the Web is not just evolving gradually as it absorbs the impact of smartphones and social media; it’s changing so radically that it might be better to look at what’s happening as the birth of an entirely new concept of internet interactivity and learning. That’s the future of self-directed learning.

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Microlearning. By the numbers.

Ed App

That’s why many have turned to microlearning: learning in small, targeted bursts with achievable outcomes to increase the retention of information. . Global microlearning trends and statistics. Mobile learning. Gamification turns learning into a game.

Microlearning. By the numbers.

Ed App

That’s why many have turned to microlearning: learning in small, targeted bursts with achievable outcomes to increase the retention of information. . Global microlearning trends and statistics. Mobile learning. Gamification turns learning into a game.

Why Slack Might Become the #1 Tool for Learning

eLearning Architect

Whilst much of the content I have written harps on about using an LMS to deliver content, there seems to be an interesting surge in businesses using tools like Slack to encourage communication (and ultimately learning). With statistics suggesting the average office worker receives 121 emails per day , cutting down on information overload would be a great way to increase productivity (and give us more time to learn). Can you see it being a useful tool for learning?

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. No longer do employees have to rely solely on the usual means of training – be it ILT or e-learning. So much so, that even in organizations which have not yet adopted mobile learning , employees are using their smartphones to informally pull whatever information they can at the time of immediate need. Making e-learning content accessible. Informal social learning.

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Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

He began by challenging us to think about what makes our learning organizations relevant in today’s environment, and he stated five types of learning that organizations typically use. He referenced these statistics to preface the discussion on the top 10 best practices. Think Big Picture - Shift your mindset from thinking of a single training “event” to a learning environment that is much bigger than a single event. How did that impact your learning?

The Informal Learning Bubble: Will it Burst?

Bottom-Line Performance

of statistics are made up. Nevertheless, it is commonly quoted that 75% of what we learn is “informal.” ” (See Marcia Connor’s 2004 article on Informal Learning to see the research on this.) Connor explains: “Most learning doesn’t occur during formal training programs. Informal learning is…what happens the rest of the time.”. There is also informal, yet ”accidental” learning that comes from self-study, exploring, and internet surfing.

ATD ICE 2018: It’s a Wrap Pt 3 – Kate Pinto

Learning Rebels

For those of you who went, and those of you who didn’t – I feel sure Kate’s post will inspire you to keep learning. Admittedly, I did not take the news as well as I should have, but I learned a LOT about myself and my values in the process. One thing I learned: I cannot let another person or organization snuff out my passion. Long story short, I became a statistic. I learned a lot about the industry and the hard-working people within it.

Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base? What are the learning strategies it adopts to make its workforce stay focused and engaged? Besides these statistics, one cannot ignore the fact that the learner profile is becoming as dynamic as the category of workers. On one side we have organizations that are drafting out learning and development strategies to cater to the growing population of millennials entering the workforce.

E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? What are the key global e-learning market trends today?

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The Semantic Web cometh

Upside Learning

It would be a simple matter to tell the agent what you are interested in – subject, activity, questions, statistics, whatever – and it’ll roam the web, finding and putting together this information view for you. Obviously, the implications of the emergence of the semantic web have profound implications for learning. The information age is rapidly turning into an age of information overload.

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Is Your Lesson Like the Sinking Titanic? - Tip #131

Vignettes Learning

How can we help learners cut through blocks of statistical information in intellectually and emotionally engaging ways? Ideas to Try Start with a short conclusion Give learners what they need to learn or start with shocking statistics. Mapping data enables learners to look beyond the numbers and statistics. Shocking statistics and interactive, well-designed and understandable data visualization are some of the effective approaches.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” How will e-learning evolve in coming years?

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Using Data to Tell a Story and Deliver a Lesson - Tip #152

Vignettes Learning

People hear statistics, but they feel stories: Memorability - Help in the recall of facts. ( Conclusion Data remains a compilation of statistical information that will not hold meaning for learners. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. Data means nothing if trainers do not use it or even look at it.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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Hands-On #1: Technique on Combining Factual Content with Stories

Vignettes Learning

One of the most challenging tasks in Story-Based Learning Design is combining facts within the story. Discuss the factual content, like statistics and data, that are relevant to the story. See related Tips: Stories of Real-Life Fiascos and Blunders Motivate Learners Weaving Stories and Factual Content for Seamless Lessons Using Problems, Diagnostics and Solutions in eLearning Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

Consider these statistics: Online video consumption will represent more than 80% of all internet traffic by the end of this year. 68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? Then embed calls-to-action on your website, in event-related blog posts, in email newsletters and on social channels. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

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. I believe in the power of informal learning. In fact, I go so far as to say it should be the central philosophy of the organisation’s learning model. Informal Learning Environment.

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Ten (10) Best Story-Based eLearning Tips - Tip #153

Vignettes Learning

In this tip, I'd like to share what I consider the Best of Tips on Story-Based Learning Design. We have gathered the very best tips from the numerous tips we have shared in the past for your reference and further learning. In case you missed them, rediscover how you can decrease learning costs considerably, help your learners retain information better through the use of highly interactive stories, get them to genuinely love learning, and more.