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Social Learning for Learning Professionals

Tony Bingham

Social learning is transforming our workplace in powerful ways as it enables people to connect and transfer knowledge in ways previously not possible. Emerging social media technologies enable a new kind of knowledge-building ecosystem with people at its core. Social learning creates an environment where people can learn more quickly, innovate faster, and engage one another in exciting new ways. This Infoline will help you understand various social learning technologies and how you can use them inside your own organization. You will learn about online communities, media sharing, microsharing, collaboration tools, immersive environments, and more. You will also learn how to implement social learning and deal with critics and their objections.

Book Details

  • Publisher: ASTD
  • Publish Date: Jan 16th, 2011
  • Pages: 16
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.06in - 0.01lb
  • EAN: 9781562867874
  • Categories: Training

About the Author

Tony Bingham is the president and CEO of the Association for Talent Development, formerly ASTD, the world's largest professional association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. Tony works with a staff of 130, a Board of Directors, and a worldwide network of volunteers to empower profes-sionals to develop talent in the workplace. Tony believes in creating a culture of engaged, high-performing teams that deliver extraordinary results. Deeply passionate about change, technology, and the impact of talent development, his focus is on adding value to ATD members and the global community of talent development professionals. He believes that aligning talent development efforts to business strategy, while utilizing the power of social and mobile technology for learning, is a key differentiator in business today.