Online social workshop at the Social Learning Centre starts Monday 27 May.
Organising a formal online social learning experience for the workplace is much more than just requiring people to use some social media tools in an online course, rather it means applying 5 fundamental pedagogical principles:
1 – scaffolding the social learning experience
2 – offering as much autonomy as possible
3 – focusing on enabling the social interaction
4 – supporting the experience with content as appropriate
5 – and driving it with a performance outcome in mind
You can read more about the importance of these principles for underpinning a successful formal online social learning experience in my blog post, 5 principles for a successful formal online social learning experience.
This workshop will help you plan a formal online social learning experience as well as scaffold its framework. It will also provide the opportunity for you to run a short session yourself with the other participants. Although this workshop is primarily aimed at those active in workplace learning, it will also be suitable for those in education.
Part 1 : 27 MAY – 7 JUNE
Week 1: Planning your workshop
Weeks 2-3: Scaffolding the framework
Break to allow time for you to work on your own online social learning experience
Part 2 : 15 JULY – 7 AUGUST
Weeks 4-5: Running your own mini online social learning session. Members are encouraged to participate in as many as of the other online social expereinces they can.
Week 6: Review: reflections on your own experience both as an organiser and participant.
Book a place
To register for this online social workshop, please complete the registration form HERE
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