Category Archives: Social learning

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

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In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right)  I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms? Social learning, is of course, not a […]

Workplace Learning is not the same as Education


“The business of Education is education; the business of Business is business.“ Continuous learning and performance improvement lies at the heart of any business – not packaged training courses, programmes or events. The work of the L&D department is shifting from “packaging up learning” to enabling and supporting continuous learning in teams and groups. This means moving away from instructor […]

Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)


More information at Modern Workplace Learning This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become self-governing guiding individuals’ learning journeys […]