What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world. The purpose of effective social learning is to close this gap.

Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

Can learning build confidence of a workforce where technology obsolescence is the name of the game? An agglomeration or a combination of different aspects of social learning can work wonders. If a dash of it makes the process intriguing, collaborative, and fun, then the device-agnostic learning or the seemingly popular bring your own device (BYOD) method is another aspect of this learning that keeps the workforce involved through the anytime-anywhere approach.

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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.

News from the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

Here’s the latest news from the Social Learning Centre – what’s been happening in January and what’s coming up in February? How to use Twitter for social learning is particularly popular. First of all, the Introduction to social learning in the workplace programme begins on 20 February. I’ve also enabled the site-wide Activity stream so you can get a better view of all the public activity. Social learning

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. Social learning

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself. Social learning is not what you make people do (as in training) – but something that happens naturally and spontaneously every day – at work as well as at home. Social learning is the lifeblood of all businesses. Social learning

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

Bottom-Line Performance

learning lab experiment. 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 learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Well, that was fun.

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PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

Yesterday, Harold Jarche shared the image on the right, in his post To learn, we must do. Whereas most people are concerning themselves with the new social and collaboration technologies, or how to get people to collaborate, for me the key to successful social learning is how the individual engages in his/her networks and contributes what s/he has learned or is learning along the way. PKM is therefore the key to successful social learning.

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Social learning in action at #elnil

Jane Hart

The topic was Making the most of informal learning. During the morning and the first part of the afternoon, we listened to 4 speakers with interesting informal learning stories to tell – and there was also a lively backchannel on Twitter to keep those outside the room up to speed with what was happening. After a couple of Pecha Kucha presentations, Nic Laycock and I ran a session on Using social media in informal learning. Tweet.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social for some or all learners?

3 questions to ask before starting social learning

Sponge UK

You’re thinking about introducing social learning, but before you start you need to ask some questions. If you can find out the answers to these questions you’ll be in a better position to start incorporating social learning into your elearning strategy. For a brief overview of social learning and what it means in the context of elearning for an organisation have a look at our blog post: An introduction to social learning.

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

All learning is emotional ; we attach some emotion to everything that passes from short to longer term memory in our brains. If you’re interested you can go learn more here. In 16 th and 17 th century Europe, young adults of the British upper class were expected to spend about two years abroad, visiting the great cities of Europe, learning about art, culture and society. Many conferences offer extra workshops or add-ons that can maximize your learning with a single trip.

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. A post with a slide of my definition is consistently one of the most popular posts on this site so I thought people might appreciate more on how I define the terms and what social learning is not. How do you define social learning? What isn’t social learning?

LMS and Its Impact of Social Learning

Pinlearn

With modern learning methodologies, the institutions are driving their training programs in a way never seen before. Interestingly, the job of an LMS is not merely limited to teaching but also promoting engagement and enthusiasm through intended social participation. . Social Learning in LMS solutions. No one can deny the fact that social media has the biggest influence on almost every domain in our lives. How LMS solutions adapt to the social learning?

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. It is not as though, social learning is going to disappear. Social bookmarking. E-Learning 24/7.

Stream LXP re-seller, Superb Learning takes home 5 awards at the LearnX Live Awards 2020

Learning Pool

Learning Pool is thrilled for its Australia-based partner, Superb Learning who achieved a quintuple award win at the 2020 LearnX Live Awards. The Brisbane-based company is led by founder and Chief Learning Architect, Matthew Mason. Superb Learning and Stream LXP.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Unlike Facebook or Twitter where one accesses the ‘firehose’ of data that one subscribes to and is dependent on the Friends/Following, and where users mostly use features like groups/lists etc to sort out noise from the stream, Plus uses a different approach and lets users create ‘circles’ that allow them to separate streams. Social Learning Google Google Plus Social Networks

Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning

ej4 eLearning

Nowadays, social media is becoming the primary way that we find and ingest information. According to the latest research from Pew Research Center, 78 percent of Americans use social networking sites. These numbers reflect the fact that social media has become the way in which most Americans stay in touch, share information, and get up to date on news they care about. The best learning content should have that level of availability and convenience as well.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job. We also know that this informal, social learning accounts for 80% or more of how people learn in the workplace, so it is not something to be dismissed as irrelevant or trivial. Activity streams. Social learning

Cut Through the Hype: Our Tips for Successful Social Learning

Leo Learning

Social learning is a big trend in L&D circles, and many organizations are looking for ways to promote collaboration and discussion within their learning programs—often by investing in new tools or platforms. But what do you really need to do to succeed with social learning? The following is an adapted excerpt from our ebook, ‘ How to Create Digital Learning That Works ’. Why Is Social Learning Important?

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Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

In my previous blog post I explained how I recognized it is difficult for a lot of organisations to support informal and social learning in their organisations, because they are unable to jump the two mindset hurdles of (a) thinking that learning only happens in training courses, and (b) that all organisational learning needs to be controlled by Training/L&D departments. Social learning

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. Nevertheless, social media has overtaken its Web 2.0 E-Learning 24/7.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. You don’t need social media to run an effective online course.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. As people use various different web sites to blog, update their status, post their location, or photos, sites and tools have emerged to aggregate these various actions into a continuous eclectic stream of activities. Activity stream aggregators typically republish activities in reverse chronological order, independent of type of activity. Marc Canter: Diso Activity Streams Standard.

CommPartners Year in Review

CommPartners

Blog AMS association community e-learning Learning Management System live-streaming LMS online events social learning strategy virtual events webcasts webinar production webinarsAs 2018 winds down, all of us at CommPartners want to express our gratitude to our clients, partners and extended community for your collaboration and friendship over the past year.

6 steps for marketing your livestream!

CommPartners

Blog community goals live-streaming livestream marketing marketing plan social learning social mediaDefine your offerings and goals Before you begin your marketing efforts, you must know what you are selling. This should always be the first step of a marketing team, asking the questions. Below you will find a few examples of things to consider, be sure you are exploring your offerings from a micro and […].

How Emotional Learning Works Through Social Medium?

Origin Learning

Social Age Safari – now that sure rings a bell! It is the master brain Julian Stodd of Sea Salt Learning, who with his innovative methods to popularize a concept has kept the conversation on social learning alive and kicking! So, are you ready for the trending ‘safari’ that will draw many enterprises, small, medium and big, into the world of social learning? Social learning is a reality, as the barriers to explore, engage and connect have been broken.

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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. Social learning

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. Social media is a powerful tool for personal learning, but it can be hard to get a team unfamiliar with the tools up and running. 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

The stream for #T3 was always cluttered with spam and errant conversations we did not want to view. Twitter isn’t perfect : The platform itself has some limitations that are worth noting: Tweets do not always load immediately when you are monitoring a keyword and the stream of commentary can become confusing for some. distance learning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media Uncategorized

(3) Three Types of Learning Flow

Jane Hart

In previous posts in this series I talked about the concept of a Learning Flow, as a continuous stream of social micro-learning activities, and explained how the user experience differs from being on a course or learning from the unstructured knowledge sharing in activity streams. Social learning

The Learning Flow and the User Experience

Jane Hart

In my last post I described the concept of a Learning Flow as a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities, and explained how this new learning framework lies between the instructionally designed course and the unstructured knowledge sharing of teams, groups and communities that takes place in public activity streams and enterprise social networks. [.]. Social learning

Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. I began going in a few different directions; writing articles for various websites/magazines, writing blog posts for the MSIDT website, and reviving or creating social media accounts to share and converse with the community. Social Media.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

As is the usual modus operandi for Learning Rebels and reflection pieces, I try to gather up opinions not just singing the general praises of an event, but try to gather different insights and perspectives. He is another Learning Rebel out there, doing some interesting stuff with video and other technologies. The conference stream, viewable on the app or on a large screen monitor in the Hub, was incredibly active.

20 small changes to modernise the workplace learning experience (slideset)

Jane Hart

On Tuesday 17 June I ran an interactive session at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum. The session was live streamed and the recording is available here. Social learning I was asked to share the 20 ideas for small changes I suggested in the session, so here they are – together with the 6 features of how we […].

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