Social Learning fills the empty barrels of Enterprise 2.0 | Personal [e-]Learning Environments |
In this article, taken from "Enterprise 2.0 - French Touch" white book,Frederic Domon explains that 2.0 technologies are enabling technologies that connect us with each other, facilitating communication and collaboration.


Learning is social by nature


Without going all the way back to the theories of Vygotsky or Albert Bandura, the simplest way to explain social learning is perhaps to look at the work of Richard J. Legers (Harvard Graduate School of Education), who has shown that one of the most important factors for success in higher education is a student’s ability to form and/or participate in small study groups. In comparison to those who had worked alone, those students who had studied in a group, even only once a week, were more involved and better prepared. The students from these groups were able to ask questions to resolve uncertainties and improve their own understanding of the subject by hearing the answers to other students’ questions.


===> The most powerful element was the ability to play the role of teacher to other students, as it has been shown that the best way to learn is to teach. <===


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