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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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.

Preventing Social Stigma

QuoDeck

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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

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?

Redesigning Conferences as Social Objects

The Simple Shift

I was listening to a Recode Media podcast episode with guest Paddy Cosgrove, the co-founder of the very large Web Summit conference. In it, he talked about the shift to a 100% virtual event due to COVID, something large event producers everywhere are contending with.

Social Learning Platforms Essentials: 5 Social Learning Examples To Add To Your Online Training Library

eLearning Industry

Social learning is a relatively informal mode of training, though there are ways to keep it measurable and structured. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Informal Learning Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips 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.

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 #SocialByDesign

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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 […].

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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?

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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.

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 learning

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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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.

eBook Release: Social Learning In The Workplace

eLearning Industry

Our eBook shows you how to spark collaboration and teamwork with social learning platforms. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips Social Learning Trends

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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.

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

Organizational Social is a “Catalytic Mechanism”

The Simple Shift

openness Social Business transparency Catalytic Mechanism Jim CollinsOver 20 years ago Jim Collins penned the idea of Catalytic Mechanisms to transform organizations. He defined them as “devices that translate lofty aspirations into concrete realities.” Lofty aspirations today hover around buzz words like “innovation”, “responsiveness”, “collaboration”, “customer intimacy”, “employee engagement“, and today’s term de jour “digital transformation”. Collins said then, and it seems […].

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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 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. Rather, the process of social learning happens naturally and spontaneously.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business. Social learning

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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6 Social Learning Techniques for Online Educators

LearnDash

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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Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

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.

Improve Employee Social Awareness Through Workplace Empathy

ej4 eLearning

It’s critical for a leader to be effective, for employees to successfully work together, and for everyone to be more socially aware. People appreciate when you show care and concern. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.”

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The Epitome of Social By Design

The Simple Shift

Context is critical for social activity. When at work (remote or physical) the vast majority of social activity is around and about the work people do. Knowing this, the work and work process are the ideal starting place for more strategic advancement of a social organization. collaboration communication context conversation #socialbusiness #socialOrg Social By Design

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5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

The evolution of social technologies from Yahoo in 1995 to Facebook in 2004 has greatly impacted the way we communicate and hence the way we learn in our professional lives.

5 Creative Ideas to Foster Social Learning in Online Training

CommLab India

The Internet is teeming with the benefits of social learning. But, the code to social learning lies in creativity! eLearning Design Social LearningIt’s engaging, motivating, and most importantly lets learners drive their own learning.

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Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. Social Learning Google Google Plus Social Networks

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

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.