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Creating a Social Learning Ecosystem through Invisible L&D

By Jessica Philpott

Creating a Social Learning Ecosystem through Invisible L&D

Do a quick search and you will find that everyone is talking about social learning. But what exactly is social learning?

As part of his Multiple Intelligences theory, Howard Gardner explained as the time when individuals learn through interpersonal interaction; that it is the world and the people around us that shapes and reframes our learning experiences.

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How Global Leaders Are Using Social Learning Tools

By Ivonne Smith

Skillsoft’s Global Leader Forum consists of a handful of clients who are actively implementing and managing Skillsoft learning programs at the highest levels of the 4 Building Blocks (Engagement, Alignment, Adoption and Value). Last month we interviewed these learning leaders to get a pulse on best practices around their use of social learning.

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Know Your Assets for Significance: Part One the Strongest Characteristics of Your Character

By Dan Coughlin

People go to work to make money and to make a difference.

Money is important. It’s very important.

Working to make a difference is also important. It’s very, very important.

Trying to make a significant difference is how you fuel yourself over the long term.

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Thought Leader Insight: Dan Pontefract on Social Learning

Dan Pontefract, TELUSBy Dan Pontefract

Skillsoft: What does an organization without social learning look like? What COULD it look like?

Dan: The water cooler has been both a figurative and literal location of exchange. So too has the break room, the lunch room, the elevator … heck, even smokers’ alley outside the building.

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Trending Now: Social Learning

By Kelley Noblet

According to Aberdeen, “best-in-class companies are three times more likely to Aberdeen_Social_Learning_thumbnailuse social networking tools as part of their learning strategy than laggards.” How does your organization compare?

Social tools allow learners to make informed content choices, but comments and recommendations from others enable users to find the most relevant content for maximum impact.

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Learning Transformed at 2013 Skillsoft Perspectives EMEA

The social media bubble is showing no signs of
bursting. In fact, most of our social networks are still growing; Twitter’s
Vine video app has been shared 2.86 million times on the social network since
launching five months ago. 

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Social Media Metrics for Dummies

By Pam Boiros, Vice President,
Corporate Marketing, Skillsoft

With so many social media monitoring and measurement tools available,
it can be overwhelming to figure out which tool is right for you when it comes
to calculating the success of your social media marketing efforts.

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