Social Learning

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February 26, 2015

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.
by Christie Wroten
January 22, 2015

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.
by Christopher Pappas
January 9, 2015 | Sponsored

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.
by Arunima Majumdar
December 30, 2014

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.
by Heera Edwin
November 7, 2014

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.
by Marina Arshavskiy
September 16, 2014

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.
by Lorraine Minister
September 1, 2014

Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

Twitter is a powerful social media tool used for micro-blogging and social networking. The fact that it is easy to access and simple to use, makes it a powerful tool to include in your eLearning toolkit. So, why not use Twitter as a learning tool? In this article, you will find 5 reasons why I chose to implement Twitter in a distance university course I was recently involved in.
by Lorraine Minister
August 9, 2014

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

Corporate learners today are enthusiastic learners – as they view lifelong learning as the way to professional success. But even in the face of such enthusiasm, organizational learning can prove to be tedious and boring. Through workplace collaborations, learning can both be enjoyable as well as impactful. That’s good news for Learners as well as Training Managers – a true win-win for all!
by Arunima Majumdar