Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
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 complex work
MARCH 20, 2016
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.
social learning is personal
MAY 17, 2015
Social learning is the process by which groups of people cooperate to learn with and from each other. I have learned by facilitating dozens of online workshops that the social aspect is the most important. I forget what I was learning myself over 10 years ago.
Social Learning Handbook
JANUARY 27, 2014
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.
Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)
MARCH 3, 2015
More information at Modern Workplace Learning This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become self-governing guiding individuals’ learning journeys […]. Social learning
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
APRIL 25, 2016
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 Media is not Social Learning
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Social media is not social learning. Brian Solis took a crack at defining social media as follows: <the> democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. So why is social media not social learning?
Social learning is for human work
JUNE 23, 2013
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.
Social Learning: Key resources from January
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
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.
PKM is our part of the social learning contract
APRIL 24, 2012
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.
Social Learning: Now Everyone Is An Expert
JANUARY 14, 2013
You’re likely to find huge amounts of information, but how do you know which is accurate? Social LearningPost Type: Blog post. You’re looking for a present, say a new tool for your workshop, and there are a number of options, from different manufacturers and at slightly different price points… Most of us, these days, would check out the reviews – perhaps those on the retailer’s website, or on generic review sites like [link] or from specialist magazines.
The Social Learning Revolution & What it means for Higher Education
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
For more information about the resources we are building to help university and college students acquire the new skills and [.]. Social learning Here are the slides I used for my closing keynote at the WCET Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado last week. I’ve added a few pieces of text to make the slideset a bit more understandable.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Social.
Social learning for collaborative work
MAY 18, 2011
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.
Notes on social learning in business
APRIL 1, 2013
We just finished a month-long workshop at the Social Learning Centre which involved over 50 participants from many countries. Social learning can happen in both formal instruction and informally. However, reading a book alone may be informal, but not social.
Working smarter through social learning
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
Tweet This past week I had the opportunity to discuss social learning in the workplace with many people. Validation (ensuring that information is reliable, current or supported by research). Synthesis (describing patterns, trends or flows in large amounts of information).
Informal Learning Research Report
AUGUST 13, 2014
Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The main informal learning activities […]. Social learning
Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning
JUNE 13, 2012
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.
gaining insight through social and informal learning
MARCH 5, 2017
Learning and development (L&D) practices reflect this priority on error reduction. These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. Often this involves reducing artificial barriers between people so they can learn from each other.
Social learning is what managers do already
APRIL 4, 2011
Q1: Our Legal department discourages social learning because the communication cannot be reviewed by them before being presented. Q2: What social media/social learning methods are effective in regulation heavy business where a single mistake can cause business-wide repercussions.
Social learning: the freedom to act and cooperate with others
AUGUST 28, 2011
The Net, especially working and learning in networks, subverts many of the hierarchies we have developed over hundreds of years. Thanks to Johnnie Moore for pointing out this article, but then that’s how much of my learning happens today.
Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning
JANUARY 6, 2011
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
Informal learning is
MAY 17, 2012
Stephen Hart has a good series of quotes on informal and social learning on his website. Informal LearningSometimes the right quote gets the message across faster than a long explanatory paragraph.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Hands-on experiential learning. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. You learn by doing.
Socialcast and social learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
We’ve been using Socialcast for a while now and for large organizations that have multiple silos of information in repositories like Sharepoint, it’s a pretty good platform. The learning curve is not difficult at all.
Social Learning, Strategically
APRIL 4, 2012
Increasingly, as I look around, I see folks addressing learning technology tactics; they’ll make a mobile app, they’ll try out a simulation game, they’ll put in a portal. I’ll use social media as an example. Talking with my ITA colleague Jay Cross at lunch the other day, it occurred to me that I was seeing the same pattern with social media that I see elsewhere. “We’ve put in a social media system to use around our formal learning.”
Social Learning is NOT a new training trend
SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
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.
Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
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.
United by networked and social learning
APRIL 18, 2011
Tweet In technologies for collaboration and cooperation I looked at how the differences between structured/informal and goal/opportunity oriented activities influence the design of the work/learning environment. All three of these structures are united by networked and social learning.
An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2012
I’ ve got a story to share for any education institution at any level out there that believes learning isn’t part formal, informal and social. So far, if you’re keeping track, we have a formal learning asset (the book) being used in the learning cycle.
You can’t manage informal learning – only use of informal media
OCTOBER 28, 2011
Social Learning – Highlights
OCTOBER 26, 2009
We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week. For me, the essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it. Courses, with their long development cycle, are inadequate to meet the learning and performance needs of those dealing with complexity. The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few.
My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture
JUNE 11, 2012
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
Informal Learning in the Workplace Survey
APRIL 9, 2014
I am working with the E-Learning Guild on a research project about the current state of informal learning in the workplace. What types of informal learning are going on inside your organization? Please share your insight by completing the Informal Learning in the Workplace survey. Social learning The results of this survey will be analyzed and shared [.].
My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture
JUNE 11, 2012
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. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day. learning learning 2.0
The key to informal learning is autonomy
APRIL 27, 2012
He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. Social learning
Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In. Social learning
Learning by doing
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Informal Learning Social Learning
Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
Originally posted to Chief Learning Officer Magazine, February 2011 Edition. The magnetic vortex known as the Four Levels of Evaluation, utilized pervasively and at times blindly within the learning industry, has run its course and is in need of an update, if not a replacement.
Key social learning resources: Part 13 #sociallearning #SoLoMoLearning
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Here is this week’s round-up of articles and other resources looking at social media for learning and social learning. 1 – Firstly, this week, here is a preview of Harrison College’s new approach to online learning, KnowU: Where Social Meets Learning. For more about this new approach, visit [link] more information. (I Social learning