"Remaining relevant in an increasingly social learning context presents great opportunities for instructional designers. The challenges lie in adapting sound design principals to new modes of learning and acquiring the additional skills to bring value to social learning environments.
The role of the professional ID is changing, but learners’ needs are not. On October 11, my partner, Tracy Bissette, and I are speaking about this topic for the eLearning Guild in their eLearning Top Trends series, an Online Forum presentation. Our presentation is titled “Remaining Relevant in a Social Learning Environment,” and in it we’ll look at emerging distributed training models, how a shift towards social learning will impact professional IDs, how to facilitate and support social learning, and how to carve your niche in a decentralized learning function."
"As social media becomes more integral to students' lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up. Here's how colleges and universities are leveraging social in the classroom and the recruiting office."