Social Learning

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Social Learning: 3 Pro Tips To Make Your Course Social

Social Learning: 3 Pro Tips To Make Your eLearning Course Social

We live in a digital world. Our interactions are digital. Our learning is digital. We keep trying to mirror the “real” life in the digital world, where we are spending most of our time. Our opinions are shared on social media, our friends “like” us on social media, the reviews and testimonials we are looking for are online. And the closer we mirror the real world in our digital endeavors, the closer we will be to achieve the same results. But, what does this mean for eLearning?

The Buzz About Social Learning

The Buzz About Social Learning

Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun, less intense approach to corporate training, it’s a serious learning strategy that can have huge results.

Pervasive Learning in eLearning

Pervasive Learning in eLearning

More often than not, the most memorable and exciting learning opportunities take place outside of formal learning environments. In this article, I'll talk about the basics and benefits of pervasive learning in eLearning, so that you can create eLearning experiences that are immersive, interactive, and collaborative for your learners.

Top 5 Benefits Of Investing In Collaborative Tools

Top 5 Benefits Of Investing In Collaborative Tools

Our workspace is an extension of our world and thus imitates the world around us. No wonder then, as the world gets smaller, boundaries in the workspace also decrease making collaborations faster and easier. In today’s competitive market, collaborative tools promise to give all organizations a strong competitive advantage.

4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning

4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning

We live in a world of voyeurs and exhibitionists. We like to watch and we like to be watched; and in watching we learn. In this article on social learning, I will give you 4 important reasons to encourage social learning in your organization or educational institution.

Social Media Tools - Taking informal learning to new heights

Social Media Tools - Taking Informal Learning To New Heights

In today's Internet-driven world, more and more knowledge workers prefer to have a say in how the company facilitates their learning. With so much of the world's workforce connected to Social Media, that's where most workers are turning to informally seek their knowledge. In this article, I will cover informal learning and how Social Media tools can be used in learning. I will also cover the points that need to be considered to ensure effective learning through Social Media tools.

How To Use Twitter As A Learning Tool

How To Use Twitter As A Learning Tool

In a previous article I described 5 reasons why I chose to use Twitter as a learning tool in a distance university course. This post will go into more details as how I incorporated Twitter into the course design as a learning tool.