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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.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal-Social Learning Designer

Informal/Social learning is one of the major revolutions happening around us that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. It requires us to unlearn and relearn some of the traditional notions related to the learning style/preference, and the dimensions and the elements of learning design. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 9 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning interventions for today’s workplaces.

The Fun Side Of Social Learning – A Case Study

The Fun Side Of Social Learning – A Case Study

Social learning has been much discussed over the last few years. There seems to be a wide consensus that social media can contribute substantially to organizational learning efforts. The acceptance of informal learning as a major contributor to employees' competencies has brought about several fascinating methods and tools that facilitate and encourage the internal conversation and collaboration, which are the essence of social learning.

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The following article gives real life examples of school projects in which the students used social media. Some took it upon themselves to use these outlets, and instructors assigned others. The following social media learning tactics are common and effective nonetheless.

The Twitter Guide For Teachers

Twitter can be an incredible tool for both teachers and students when used correctly. As a teacher, your role in the process is to be professional, understanding, and as creative as possible. In regards to Twitter, the possibilities are as endless as you make them. At the Teachers Guide to Twitter you will find: How as a teacher can you effectively utilize Twitter, a creative writing lesson plan using Twitter, 15 creative ways to use Twitter in the classroom, and 15 videos on how as a teacher can you use Twitter in classroom!