The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. Social learning

Social Learning Handbook 2014

Jane Hart

It’s now 3 years since I published the Social Learning Handbook – and a lot has changed, so I am now working on a new version. Social learning

From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration

Jane Hart

Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! In my own consultancy practices I offer workforce collaboration services to a range of businesses – both large and small. Collaboration Social learning

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it s ocial learning. Social learning , is of course, not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Social learning

Social Learning Practitioner Programme

Jane Hart

Next public online programme runs 12 January – 20 March 2015 (10 weeks) A Social Learning Practitioner is a learning professional who encourages, enables and supports knowledge sharing and collaboration across their organisation – not just in training. Social learning

Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts

Jane Hart

The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. In It’s Not About “Doing” Social Jane Bozarth (2 August) shows how Pokemon Go gets it right. Some will give up and never learn to use the product.

Social learning for collaborative work

Harold Jarche

It is not driven by a specific tool, or learning plan, but is driven by the need for information and the accountability that those engaged have to one another. It’s not about the tool, it’s about the learning and collaborative method by which it is accomplished.

Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning

Social Learning Handbook: PDF now available

Jane Hart

The PDF edition of the 2014 edition of the Social Learning Handbook is now available for personal use by registered users. Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Although social [.]. Social learning Price: £15. Site licences can also be obtained by organisations for multiple readers.

Social Learning Handbook

Harold Jarche

This post is an excerpt from Jane Hart’s recently published Social Learning Handbook 2014. Implicit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships. In this emerging network era, social learning is how work gets done.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

Following my last post Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place , I was asked to explain what “social learning” actually is in an organizational context. Learning from these social interactions is a key to business innovation.”

Social Learning Practitioner Programme: Walk the Social Talk

Jane Hart

A Social Learning Practitioner is a learning professional who encourages, enables and supports knowledge sharing and collaboration across their organisation – not just in training. Social learning

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis.

4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. That is, “ social learning’ During these conversations, I noticed that there were some myths about social learning that I would like to dispel.” Social learning

Web Tour of the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

In my webinar presentation today for the LSG Online Conference – entitled Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning – I didn’t use PowerPoint slides but instead gave a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. Social learning

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Designing and guiding social learning experiences. Supporting social onboarding and social mentoring.

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

social learning for complex work

Harold Jarche

A vital meta-learning skill: how to find the answer you need, online or off.” Is it in our organizational filing systems and intranets, or rather on the Web or in our professional social networks? Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled.

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.

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. PKM is therefore the key to successful social learning. Taking control of your professional development: How to integrate your learning and work through narration and online transparency.

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Social Learning Practitioner Programme: Walk the Social Talk

Jane Hart

A Social Learning Practitioner is a learning professional who encourages, enables and supports knowledge sharing and collaboration across their organisation – not just in training. He/she is a role model, leading the way by showing the business what it is to be social, and modelling the new knowledge sharing and collaboration practices that are required […]. Social learning

16 Months of Social Learning Platform Insanity: A Recap

Dan Pontefract

Two years ago, people were scoffing at the term social learning. Three years ago, social learning was solely for the nerds like me, whereas four years ago it was a term used solely in academic circles. Cloud-based LMS with social features?

Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Designing and guiding social learning experiences. Supporting social onboarding and social mentoring.

The paperback edition of the Social Learning Handbook 2014 is now available

Jane Hart

Price £15 + P&P Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Although social learning is something that we have always done, [.]. Social learning The paperback edition is now available from Lulu (where it will be printed on demand locally and shipped to your address).

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 the lifeblood of all businesses. Social learning

Do you really need separate social learning tools or platforms in the workplace? Part 1

Jane Hart

We are hearing a lot about new social learning tools and platforms that are becoming available – but do you really need them in the workplace? Social learning

How to become a Collaboration Consultant

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop: 9 November – 4 December 2015 In the workplace, people learn continuously as a result of working in their teams. Social learning

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My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. learning learning 2.0

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Luis Suarez

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job.

Modern Workplace Learning Is A Collaboration Between L&D, Managers And Individuals

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning is therefore not just about delivering modern training; it recognises that individuals learn all the time as an integral part of daily work – whether they realise it or not – and that constant independent planned learning is of importance too. Although many modern professionals recognise they … Social learning

Social learning is for human work

Harold Jarche

The learning imperative for the new workplace is not to know more stuff, because software can do that for us, but to become more human. ” -Albert Bandura, Social Learning Theory , 1977. Most organizations today have a 95% informal learning gap they are not addressing.

continuous learning for collaboration

Harold Jarche

For the eleventh consecutive year, Jane Hart has polled thousands of respondents and asked what are their Top Tools for Learning. Learning at work is becoming personal and continuous. Team collaboration tools support the real social learning at work. Learning at work. One of the primary reasons to promote learning at work is because it is directly linked to innovation. The connection between innovation and learning is evident.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

The state of social collaboration

Jane Hart

“Why social collaboration? Based on proximity, people are not likely to collaborate very often if they are more than 50 feet apart” Thomas Allen, 1977. Social learning

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

That’s the topic of my webinar at the Online Learning & Skills Conference that will take place on Thursday 28 June from 1 pm – 1.45 Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms.

Is Your Company Culture Linked to Social Learning Success?

Dan Pontefract

A wonderful article was recently posted by Marcia Conner and Steve LeBlanc over at Fast Company entitled “ Where Social Learning Thrives “ The entire piece purports that a fun, productive and consistent culture will help ensure social learning takes flight.

Collaborative Working & Learning Workshop

Jane Hart

Teams have been collaborating for years, but with new social technologies this has become a powerful new concept, as it allows individuals to share their knowledge and experiences with one another on a continuous basis so that the team, community or group can work and learn together. But working and learning together effectively requires a [.]. Social learning

The Role of the Collaboration Advisor

Jane Hart

In my previous post, Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals , I identified some of the new roles appearing in the workplace. Today I want to look at the role of the Collaboration Advisor. Social Learning in Business. Social learning

Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

There have been a couple of posts recently on the topic of whether organisations need to have a new role of a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO). Back in October 2010 Morten Hansen asked the question Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer on the HBR Blog network.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Budget cuts, staff reductions, travel embargos, and facility consolidation have left many chief learning officers and learning professionals clamoring for the emergency brake. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0

Working smarter through social learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet This past week I had the opportunity to discuss social learning in the workplace with many people. Networked learning, or PKM, was a main topic of discussion this week, as many people asked how I had the time to do all of this reading, annotating and content creation.

Social Collaboration 101 (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 4 – 29 May In the workplace, people learn continuously as a result of working in their teams. The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge. This is known as social […]. Social learning