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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

LMS Key Features Facilitate eLearning

TOPYX LMS

There’s no denying that LMS key features facilitate eLearning. eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. In most cases, it refers to a course, program, or degree delivered completely online.”

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Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social. In this post, built on a recent webinar he delivered, Charles first provides some history about e-learning and then goes on to identify the changes needed as we think about learning in the 21st century.

Learning Design Insights

Clark Quinn

I attended a recent Meetup of the Bay Area Learning Design & Technology, and it led to some insights. I’d chosen to start with 3 or four questions to prompt discussion: What is good learning design? Are you doing good learning design? Slow learning.

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Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

I’ve written a few postings recently (notably Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does ) where I have tried to show how the fundamental changes in how businesses are operating, require a fundamental change in how the L&D function needs to view workplace learning. I suggested this means a move from a “Command and Control” approach to an “Encourage and Engage” approach to Workplace Learning. Traditional workplace learning.

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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” Learning and self-expression are exploding. The changes we are seeing in Workplace Learning are of course just one part of the changes we are seeing in businesses as whole.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015

TOPYX LMS

Here’s why: We added new features to our already robust, easy-to-use, learning management system, including: Experience API™. Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS.

Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Human beings are social creatures. Whether introverted or extroverted in personality, people have a strong need for social interactions and meaningful relationships. In addition to being social, we are also highly adaptable and have an impressive ability to quickly adopt new behaviors.

Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

Weekly Hot eLearning Hot List 5/22/09 - 5/29/09 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation: Blogs in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 22, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning - Upside Learning Blog , May 26, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

In the 2015 Video for Learning Pulse Survey , the Brandon Hall Group reported that about 95 percent of companies use some degree of video in their training. 3 Benefits of Video-Based Training Courses. Video-based training courses pack an impressive punch in the area of benefits.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

So one approach that I have been promoting is, instead of thinking of Formal and Informal Leaning as polar opposites, rather to think in terms of a Social Workplace Learning Continuum (as shown diagrammatically in the image on the right). Social learning

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. Social learning

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning. This has attracted a lot of interest, and I’ve been asked to talk more about the differences between “learning” in Stages 1-4 and Stage 5. Now, let’s be clear about what a social business is.

The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station | Unmanagement

Unmanagement

Next → The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station. Much of what is currently rolled up monolithic, one-size-fits-all courses must give way to small but relevant content updated and delivered continuously to learners based on their individual profiles or needs. Unmanagement.

MOOC reflections

Clark Quinn

A recent phenomena is the MOOC, Massively Open Online Courses. The Stanford model, as I understand it (and I haven’t taken one), features a rigorous curriculum of content and assessments, in technical fields like AI and programming. The goal is to ensure a high quality learning experience to anyone with sufficient technical ability and access to the Internet. The connectivist MOOCs, on the other hand, are highly social. design meta-learning social

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LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. Features of an LCMS. Learning Interventions. . .

“How do I get my Word content into XML?”

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > “How do I get my Word content into XML?&# “How do I get my Word content into XML?&# My latest talk is “Designing Content for Reusability Across Multiple Audiences and Contexts.” During the session I discuss the benefits of using XML and XML publishing techniques to separate your training content from its presentation format, allowing you to reuse content from course to course. Learn more about Dawn here.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy

Xyleme

I attended a webinar two week’s ago featuring Stacey Harris of Brandon Hall Group and Mark Hellinger of Xyleme. The topic of conversation was this idea of going mobile with your learning; a hot topic in the learning space no doubt. They touched on the concept that learning expectations have shifted with all of the new technology, which has caused change among those who are initially developing the content. Social and mobile converge.

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What is an LMS?

TOPYX LMS

In the next five minutes, you are going to learn exactly, in everyday terms, what an LMS is. What Is an LMS (Learning Management System)? LMS” is short for “learning management system,” which can also be referred to as an eLearning system or a social learning management system.

5 LMS Ideas to Try this Week

TOPYX LMS

Have you been searching for a few LMS ideas creative enough to renew your employees’ interest in online learning/training? LMS ideas that are engaging stir up a passion for learning, even if the learning is centered on subjects like customer service or safety procedures.

Answers to Your Questions About eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Those who have yet to implement a social learning management system (LMS) often have unanswered questions about eLearning. While businesses of different sizes have varied needs, a social learning management system is designed to meet them all.

Training Employees Actually Makes Them Smarter

TOPYX LMS

New Learning Maximizes Intelligence by Promoting Neurogenesis. One way to increase neurogenesis and maximize intelligence is by learning new things. Obviously, there are many vehicles that promote learning, but one of the most effective is a social learning management system (LMS).

Maximize Workforce Performance with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In your opinion, what is a social learning management system (LMS) good for? Implementing a social learning management system is an approach that many employers are finding legitimately increases workforce productivity. Well-organized learning.

The Problem With 'A National Effort in Online Education'

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So he proposes this: for each of the (say) 100 courses with the highest enrolment taught across Canadian universities is to create, in common, a large basket of very good online resources which each institution could then incorporate into its own learning platforms. I participated in a pan-Canadian learning object resource network called eduSource. The standards bodies focused on how to work with digital resources, combining them into course packages and educational models.

Ready to Enhance Your LMS Experience?

TOPYX LMS

But, when it comes to your learning management system (LMS), “breaking up” can be the right decision if it increases engagement and reduces the impact on your already-strained budget. Just as its name suggests, a learning management system is designed to promote learning.

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4 Ways an LMS Facilitates Competency-Based Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Blended learning is another type of training that can be useful. It combines traditional learning with eLearning, or online learning. Mobile learning, social learning, and collaborative learning are often vital aspects of blended learning.

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

5 Reasons Why Online Learning Engages Employees in Training

TOPYX LMS

Of course you have. This means a company employing 100 people doles out $100,000 on learning and development, and an organization with 100,000 employees spends $1 million yearly on training. By offering online learning-based employee training.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. We shouldn’t confuse what L&D/Training departments spend a lot of their time on with real learning.

What the Corporate LMS Market Tells Us About the Future of Online Learning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

. The corporate LMS market tells us much about the future of online learning in the workplace. But, before we dive into this topic, let’s take a moment to ensure we are on the same page with our definitions of ‘LMS’ and ‘online learning’: LMS – ‘LMS’ stands for ‘learning management system’. A learning management system is a software application designed to deliver educational courses, as well as track, report, document, and administrate them.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes.

September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes.

LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences

TOPYX LMS

With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. There’s no doubt that learners love LMS-based learning.

The Right LMS Can Revive a Dying Business

TOPYX LMS

Corporate learning that meets the mark encompasses new software, online tools and technical devices. That solution is a social learning management system (LMS), also referred to as an eLearning system. A learning management system facilitates this emphasis on training.

How to Maximize Employees’ Strengths with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

One way to ensure they do is to implement a social learning management system (LMS). An LMS, or eLearning platform, is a tool designed primarily to provide corporate training solutions. On the contrary, online courses are highly customizable.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

But as we all know, learning is evolving. Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. Informal learning shouldn’t mean we disregard what works effectively in a formal setting.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now?

retrieving gender balance

Harold Jarche

The introduction of the written word, and then the alphabet, into the social intercourse of humans initiated a fundamental change in the way newly literate cultures understood their reality. “Pass on what you have learned. Tacit knowledge flows in networks through social learning.

TOPYX LMS and EdTek Services Announce Partnership

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , and EdTek Services, Inc. , TOPYX LMS is a fully-hosted, social learning management system without user, data or implementation fees. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now?

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

We can officially declare massive open online courses (MOOCs) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. Communities of practice enable the integration of work and learning. The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm . Social learning MORE >> 87 Tweets.

What the Corporate LMS Market Tells Us About the Future

TOPYX LMS

. The corporate LMS market tells us much about the future of online learning in the workplace. But, before we dive into this topic, let’s take a moment to ensure we are on the same page with our definitions of ‘LMS’ and ‘online learning’: LMS – ‘LMS’ stands for ‘learning management system’. A learning management system is a software application designed to deliver educational courses, as well as track, report, document, and administrate them.