Leveraging technology for social learning

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Leveraging technology for social learning

Time: November 21, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Online
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: LSG
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2013

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Leveraging technology for social learning

David Wentworth, Sr. Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group


 Social media has become a fixture in many of our lives, whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or any other of the growing list of social technology platforms. Organisations are recognising the power of this type of technology, especially for learning. Using technology to facilitate the natural connections and interactions between learners, instructors and content is becoming the norm. The key is recognising the difference between social media and social learning, and what social media is and what is isn't. Join Brandon Hall Group Senior Analyst David Wentworth and Ian Baxter, Marketing Director, Saba Software as they discuss social learning and technology, and explore what a social learning technology environment looks like and means to your organisation. Webinar topics include:

 

  • The evolution of learning
  • The difference between social learning and social media
  • Current trends in social learning technology
  • The possibilities of social and mobile
  • Examples of social learning environment


David Wentworth
David Wentworth has been a senior research analyst in the human capital field since 2005 and has recently joined the Brandon Hall Group. He has authored several reports and articles on various human capital subjects with an emphasis on workforce technology. He has contributed to several reports published by ASTD, including authoring Mobile Learning: Learning in the Palm of Your Hand, The Rise of Social Media: Enhancing Collaboration and Productivity Across Generations, and Instructional Systems Design Today and in the Future. His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review and T+D Magazine


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