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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

complexity and social learning

Harold Jarche

As we transition from a market to a network economy, complexity will increase due to our hyper-connectedness. Managing in complex adaptive systems means influencing possibilities rather than striving for predictability (good or best practices).

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.

moving to social learning

Harold Jarche

This is social learning. Back then, there were few options to cooperate and share knowledge and learning online. The essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it.

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.

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

Supporting Social Learning in the Organisation

Jane Hart

Here are some of my tweets and links I shared, in answer to the question, what is the role of L&D in social learning? Social learning Yesterday, I participated in an #exploresocial Twitter chat.

social learning is personal

Harold Jarche

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.

The Social Learning Revolution

Jane Hart

I’ve been preparing some extended notes for some presentations about The Social Learning Revolution – in particular how social media is impacting all our working and learning lives, and what this means for the Learning & Development department.

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.

Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

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

Guided Social Learning Experience Design (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Online workshop runs 18 August – 12 September Most e-learning design is about gathering a comprehensive set of material, storyboarding the content, developing screens of information and adding in interactivity and quizzes to test understanding. Social learning

Social learning is not something you make other people do

Jane Hart

As organisations “go social” (a term increasingly used to refer to one that is adopting an enterprise social or collaboration platform) , I am often asked: “How do you make people learn socially?” Social learning

Social learning for business

Harold Jarche

Here’s an elevator pitch , in 10 parts, for social learning , which is what really makes social business work. Tacit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships.

A special social learning experience in India

Jane Hart

Social learning During September I had one of the most rewarding experiences of my career, when I ran an online workshop for the Sales Team at Pfizer India.

Professional Development in Social Learning: 3 different skill areas

Jane Hart

I’m constantly asked by Learning & Development professionals where they can learn more about social learning. First of all I guess we need to be quite clear what we mean by the term “social learning:â?¦ Social learning

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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.

10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning

Jane Hart

Today, I’m at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference and I’m going to be talking about how to use an ESN (Enterprise Social Network) for Social Learning Many organisations now have an ESN – and although they might not be using it as effectively as they could, you don’t actually need another social learning system but […]. 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.

Social learning: the changing face of workplace learning

Jane Hart

Last week I was in New York City where I gave the keynote at the International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace. The title was Social learning; the changing face of workplace learning.â?¦ Social learning

The case for Guided Social Learning Experience Design

Jane Hart

As classroom training is gradually being replaced by e-learning I have watched as many people have become exasperated with this new experience – something which Nick Shackleton Jones clearly illustrated in a recent post. And yet at the same time, I also see how many are enjoying a very different learning experience on the Social Web. Social learning

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.”

The Social Learning Community

Jane Hart

Yesterday I launched the Social Learning Community – a new Community of Practice intended for those interested in the use of social media to work and learn smarter. This is a place where you can join discussions, ask questions, share links, experiences and events with others about social learning – whether it be in education or [.]. Social learning

L&D doesn’t own social learning … we all do

Jane Hart

The emergence of so-called Social Learning Platforms and Social LMS suggests that social learning is purely an educational or training trend. For sure, social tools can support and enhance learning, but they are not just for supporting and enhancing organized, formal learning environments. In fact, the use of social tools in these formal contexts often results […]. Social learning

20% discount on Social Learning Handbook in August

Jane Hart

As I put the finishing touches to my new book, Modern Workplace Learning, that will be released on 1 October, I am offering a special 20% discount on my Social Learning Handbook 2014 during August. Social learningThe price is now £12. The book is available in two formats from Lulu.com: as a paperback – where it will be printed […].

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

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

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Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

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

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.

Key social learning resources: Part 6 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Continuing my series of key social learning resources, here is this week’s selection. 1- In Jane Bozarth’s Nuts and Bolts column for Learning Solutions Magazine, this month she provides an excerpt from the eLearning Guild’s Report, Social Media for Learning.

5 principles for a successful formal online social learning experience – and it’s not about the tools

Jane Hart

There has been a lot of talk about the use of social media tools in formal workplace learning; and I am regularly asked to review initiatives of this kind. Social learning

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

Introducing the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

I’d like to introduce you to my latest venture, which I’ve been working on over the last few weeks with a number of early users: the Social Learning Centre. The Social Learning Centre is the place where learning professionals can find out more about the use of social media for learning, as well as exchange thoughts and ideas with their peers and leading practitioners and thought leaders around the world. 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.

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

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

Key social learning resources: Part 8 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources this week that look at social approaches to working and learning – and in particular the new mindset required. Social media is about people, not technology. 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.

Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter

Jane Hart

In preparation for a short, Twitter event (#t4sl) I am involved in this afternoon, I’ve updated my (2010) presentation: Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter. View the story "Twitter for Social Learning" on Storify]. Social learning Here’s a Storify of our live chat.

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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