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July 1, 2016

Why Build Personal Learning Networks

In this era of constant flux and uber connectivity, one way we can remain relevant as individuals and as organizations is to make continuous learning a part of our DNA. An effective way to achieve this is taking onus of our personal development by building Personal Learning Networks (PLNs).
by Sahana Chattopadhyay
June 26, 2016

5 Ways To Use Instagram In Corporate eLearning

Most of your corporate learners are already sharing selfies and family photos on Instagram. So, why not use this powerful social media platform to deliver bite-size online training to your employees? In this article, I’ll share 5 ways that you can use Instagram in corporate eLearning.
by Christopher Pappas
June 16, 2016

5 Ways To Humanize The eLearning Experience

How can we humanize the eLearning experience? Addressing dropout rates and providing strategies to make students feel more connected online, we look at how to improve the online classroom experience through the use of tools, creativity, social networking, and teacher-student contact.
by Cara-Jane Feingold
April 4, 2016

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Today, social learning is more than a buzz and is increasingly used by forward thinking organizations to foster collaborative learning and more significantly its application on the job. While there will be a continued need for formal training that meets specific learning outcomes, there is a clear need to create platforms for informal or social learning where learners can network, share, collaborate, and exchange ideas on problem-solving. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners' and businesses' perspectives.
by Asha Pandey
April 3, 2016

7 Tips To Support Online Learning Communities

Online learning communities have the ability to connect your learners and make them feel like they are part of an effective peer network. In this article, I will share 7 tips to support online learning communities, so that you can give your learners the structure, support, and inspiration they need to improve their performance.
by Christopher Pappas
March 25, 2016

Social Learning Vs Informal Learning: Can You Tell The Difference?

Learning can happen anytime, anywhere, with those around us serving as invaluable sources of inspiration, experience, and knowledge. In many respects, the world is our teacher, but we must be aware of how to tap into the educational opportunities it can offer. Both social and informal learning models are rooted in this ideology. In this article, I’ll delve into the differences between Social Learning and Informal Learning, and share tips on how to use both in eLearning.
by Christopher Pappas
March 4, 2016

5 Ultimate Tricks Of Using Social Media As Learning Tools

It’s no secret that our students spend most of their free time on social media websites. Teachers keep seeing their students with their phones, and we usually get frustrated by that habit. It’s time to start seeing things differently: Social media can be a useful tool to use for educational purposes. You constantly try to bring your teaching methods closer to the “real world”, so why don’t you use social media as learning tools and networks as the perfect chance to achieve that goal?
by Stephanie Norman