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Social Learning: Current Trends and Future Challenges?

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No discussion on learning innovation could possibly leave out social learning. This form of learning is fast becoming mainstream as interactions at work increasingly replicate those in our social lives. “Social collaboration is one of the most natural and effective ways people have used to share and apply knowledge, so it is common sense that […]

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Do mobile devices really improve learning outcomes?

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Our response?  Continuous learning support demands mobile access. Today’s work environment is more fluid and changeable, where easy access and flexibility are highly valued. People demand their choice of device and to be in control of when and where learning takes place. Many organisations are already taking advantage of this, however careful consideration must be […]

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What impact can Gamification have on Organisational Learning?

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Our recent Raytheon Learning Symposiums in London & Frankfurt provided many best practices and take-aways from organisations such as SAP. The topic of gamification in learning, and why L&D practitioners should not hesitate to include it as part of their learning blend, was a compelling one. Part 1 Don’t be scared of ‘Gamification’ In her […]

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Delivering Effective Blended Learning In a Corporate Environment

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In an ever changing business environment, how does a Learning & Development function ensure it delivers what the business wants today – while developing employees for tomorrow? This is not a new dilemma for learning leaders within organisations, but is becoming ever more challenging due to the plethora of available solutions and the rapid changes […]

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IMPACT OF SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

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Thanks to the rise of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and WhatsApp, we are all becoming more ‘social’ than ever before – messaging, sharing, discussing and collaborating across online social networks in ever increasing numbers. Today, the average Briton spends 2 hours and 51 minutes online per day1 and they’re the equivalent of 29% of the […]

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Engaging the Millennial Learner

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Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to population estimates released recently by the U.S. Census Bureau. Millennials (ages 18-34), now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers (ages 51-69). Let’s take a look at the unique perspective of the Millennials and how that impacts creating engaging learning […]

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