Social Learning - How Social is Your LMS

Gyrus

Social learning is the perfect solution for having to train remotely located employees. This is because the ‘learner’ does not just passively receive instruction, but actively learns through experience.

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Blog Roundup: Social Learning while Social Distancing

LearnDash

As we’re all social distancing right now, it may seem like an odd time to talk about social learning. How can anyone engage in social learning when we’re all staying home? Regardless, social learning has a place in online education—and not on the periphery, either. Courses that place social learning at the core of their program see better results in learner engagement, completion, and satisfaction. 12 Characteristics of Social Learning.

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Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a post that touted the benefits of social learning. However, as I perused it, I saw that was a bit of social silliness. What follows are a series of five tips about applying social learning. No social silliness, it needs to be seriously addressed. The post Social Silliness appeared first on Learnlets. socialIt’s that time again. And I’m a fan ! So, let me be clear about why.

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7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Online Courses

LearnDash

How to understand your platforms and audience for social media marketing. But social media is an excellent way to attract an audience, and to keep those who follow you reminded of everything you offer. Next, find your competitors on social and see what they’re posting.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

Going social

Jane Hart

This is an extract from Chapter 1 of the Social Learning Handbook 2014. Just as the Social Web is changing the way that individuals learn, more and more organizations are now appreciating the power of social media for their own businesses. Social learning Many have already understood its value for marketing and promotion to customers, e.g. by […].

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Social Cognition

Clark Quinn

In this closing post of the series, I want to talk about social cognition. The traditional definition of social cognition is how we think about social interactions. For one, we benefit from formal social interactions as ways to get richer interpretations. Hope this makes sense, and in the spirit of social, I welcome your thoughts and comments! The post Social Cognition appeared first on Learnlets. design meta-learning social

Social or Fauxial Learning?

Jane Hart

SOCIAL LEARNING is how we learn naturally and on a continuous basis – with our friends and colleagues. Social learning doesn’t require the use of social media, although it can be a powerful enabling tool, for instance to help us connect with our trusted network of colleagues (aka PLN) around the world […]. Social learning There’s a big difference!

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Social Learning Handbook 2014

Jane Hart

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 Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Social learning has become a hot topic in the learning [.]. Social learning

Has Social Learning Been Forgotten?

The Simple Shift

After I shared that I will be speaking at ATD’s TechKnowledge Conference, Helen Blunden remarked, “Fly the flag for social learning, it’s been forgotten”. It was an interesting and insightful remark given that my session on social strategy principles is just one of only two on the program. conference Social Learning social media

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Social Training?

Clark Quinn

Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. Jane talks about being asked “how you make people learn socially”, and mentions that you can’t force people to be social. There are multiple areas that can be addressed, but it’s not to make people learn socially. social strategy

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The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

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, is of course, not a […]. Social learning

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Social First!

Clark Quinn

And as an extreme version of this, let me start by saying we need to start thinking ‘social’ first. When we’re facing a performance problem in the organization, our first resort should be to ask: “would a social solution solve this”? Social solutions basically suggest that we either tap into user-generated solutions, or reach out to people on the fly. The important outcomes are going to come from the social network, not from L&D.

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Why SMBs Need To Stay Social

The Simple Shift

Social Social Business Social networks #socialOrg SMBAll small businesses care about 3 things. Finding customers Keeping customers Keeping costs low Finding customers is generally considered a marketing activity but today, your greatest marketers are your employees. If you have passionate people behind your product and services, who better to promote than them?? If they’re not, they don’t believe in you, what […].

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.

Getting Social: When Social Collaboration Makes Sense

InSync Training

Yes, I am a very social person, and I thrive on conversation and collaboration. I also understand that not everyone is like me, and social learning is not meant for every learner in every situation. So, when does social collaboration make sense? Let’s go back to those 5 moments of learner need , and explore where social collaborative learning would benefit our learners during each individual moment. Social Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

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. At times, managers and executives are keen to develop a social learning culture , but all employees may not be very motivated to adopt it, especially the introvert, shy and under-confident ones.

What is Organizational Social Design?

The Simple Shift

Connectivism Organizational Design Social Learning Social network #OSD #OD #socialbusiness6 years ago, shortly after I turned in my resignation to move on to a larger leadership role, the COO of my company called me to his office in an effort to convince me to stay. At the end, when he knew I wanted to move on, he asked me a question I never saw […].

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Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- By Dean Hawkinson.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Preventing Social Stigma

QuoDeck

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Social Learning Practitioner Programme

Jane Hart

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

Stop Gaming Social

The Simple Shift

And “Beverly” here could be a lovely person but “Beverly” systematically engineering social content in her organization is BevBot. Social Social Business Social networks social toolsThere may be some truth to this formula, or rather there may be truth to pieces of this formula and sadly it was all frankensteined together.

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Social Learning @ Work – A Quick Start Guide

The Simple Shift

Today, with so many people physically (I won’t call it Social) distancing there is a mad scramble by organizations to support their employee learning needs. performance support Social Learning Social networks #performancesupport #sociallearningHowever, much appears to be in the form of formal efforts like online learning and virtual training. These each have value of course but there are some easier, more natural ways to […].

Social Distancing

Web Tools for Learners

poetry COVID-19 social distancingMy heart stumbles as our world’s clutch misses, and the gears judder and jerk stripped of their connections. We don’t know when or what it foretells. . How do I decide how to live in this strange wilderness?

More Social Leadership v. More Social Systems

The Simple Shift

A leader changing her/his behavior to a model of for more openness & transparency is just an invitation to others, a suggestion, it only creates an option for people to follow: “Do or don’t either way, life goes on.” However, changing the systems (management, recognition, KM, decision-making, etc) that people operate within creates a new requirement […]. community

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User-Generated Content: Socialization Of eLearning Content

Dan Keckan

eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Experiential Learning Learner Engagement Social LearningContent plays a central role in learning, more so in eLearning where the user learns mainly from the content and not from a human teacher.

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

Jane Hart

My immediate response was to point to one of Erik Qualman’s videos on the Social Media Revolution, which although not specifically about learning show the impact that social media is having on education and learning in general. Social learningThis morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi! C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What are ur fav videos on learning? Mark Oehlert (@moehlert) November 29, 2016.

Using Social Media As A Disruptive Innovation For Virtual Learning

Dan Keckan

This article discusses how social media can potentially spark a new educational trend for increasing student engagement in a Virtual Learning Environment. Social Learning Editors' Choice K12 Education Learner Engagement Social Learning Tips Social Media Virtual Learning Environment

Why We Need Social By Design

The Simple Shift

For over a decade we’ve watched as Social connection and collaboration in organizations has sputtered along. The goal of greater innovation and resiliency was first thought to come through social technology. Social Social Business Social network #SocialByDesignYet as the marketplace got flooded with all too similar platforms sold with great promises, the result has been less than stellar with a […].

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Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. This is my social media learning strategy. socialIt’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me. In fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery.

5 LMS Features To Enable Social Learning

Dan Keckan

Social learning is one of the greatest keys to unlocking motivation in learners. Social Learning Learning Management System LMS Features Social Learning Tips Virtual ClassroomIt encourages them to learn both collaboratively and competitively.

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

Social learning , is of course, not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Bandura’s social learning theory is also well known. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in the last few years; one that implies the use of social technology to underpin learning. So why is there a need to focus on social collaboration ? Social learning

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Social Learning for Modern Classrooms

InSync Training

Social learning has been happening forever. Even though social learning is not a new concept, technology influences how the process occurs in workplace training programs. Social Learning in Training. While it’s possible, and important, to support the possibility of social collaboration in our training programs, it’s not something you make people do. Rather, the process of social learning happens naturally and spontaneously. Social Learning Modern Learning

Social ROI?

Clark Quinn

Someone was stating that talking about ROI of the social network was important but hard to do now, and essentially wondered if there was new thinking in this area. With social media, I believe it’s the same thing. If we put in social media and facilitate discussion in engineering, we’d expect a different impact than in manufacturing. social strategy Ok, so I’ve been thinking about this, but not sure what the current state of play is.

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Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learningHowever, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own training initiatives in the very […].

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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace

Online Workshop: Supporting Social Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new training trend; it’s the way we have always learned from one another. However, it is something that managers and individual will need to understand and value and recognise as an integral part of their daily work.

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learningHowever, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own training initiatives in the very […].

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