Sociallearning

The Toolbox Just Got Bigger: Considering Mobile Coaching Platforms

I love to see how the talent development industry is evolving to bring us new ways to reach learners and extend or reach beyond the classroom by …

Mobile

7 LMS Features You Don't Need

The LMS Features You Don't Need For Sure<p>Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have become powerful tools for educational institutions, as well as many …

M-learning

Here's why people love to feel scared, according to science

• <b>Studies suggest that a major factor in how we experience fear has to do with the context.</b>• <b><br>Being scared triggers a "fight-or-flight" response, but the hippocampus can alert us when the threat isn't real, allowing us to enjoy the excitement.</b>• <b><br>People who don't like being scared may process the fright as</b> …

Anxiety

Here's why we love to be scared

NEW YORK - Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms …

Emotions

What Happens in the Brain When We Feel Fear

The Brain

The science of fright: Why we love to be scared

Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against …

Anxiety

Social Learning of Apes

Do primates learn from being social? In today's Academic Minute, Franklin & Marshall College's Lauren Howard delves into how apes and chimpanzees …

Scientific Research

11 Ways To Boost Social Learning Through A Learning Management System

Social learning is a cognitive process, that lets people discuss learning objectives, and enables them to share their perspectives. In this article, …

Learning

Law Schools Need To Introduce Social Learning

How many law students and professors are using blogging and social media for learning? Sadly, not many.

Law

Kune Kune piglets possess social learning skills and have an astonishingly good memory

Pigs are socially competent and capable of learning. But the combination of these skills, learning by observing others, has been insufficiently …

3 Keys To Engaging Your Learners With Gamification

What You Need To Know About Engaging Your Learners With Gamification<p>Let's start with a working definition for gamification. I'll take this from …

Learning

You’re reading online product reviews all wrong—and its making you buy junky products

When online shopping, most people pick inferior products that have many reviews from consumers over higher quality products that have fewer reviews.<p>A recent study by Derek Powell, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, finds that most people fail to do a simple statistical task when …

eCommerce

5 Ways A Social Learning Management System Can Improve Communication

How To Improve Communication Using A Social Learning Management System<p>Communication is the lifeblood of any successful organization. Think of how …

eLearning

Reading, writing and empathy: How Denmark is a leader in teaching social skills

The country's status as a leader in teaching social skills is one reason it’s often ranked as the world’s ‘happiest’ country. Do Danes know something …

Social Work

VideoKen: Social learning platform which helps organizations deliver personalized learning

Videoken is a collaborative social learning platform, that helps organizations deliver personalized learning at scale. VideoKen’s video platform …

Learning

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today's digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful …

Why online consumers choose inferior products

A Stanford study found that when choosing between two products online, people tend to favor products with more reviews despite the fact that the …

Stanford University

Otter 'social learning' observed in Anglia Ruskin University study

<b>Otters are capable of watching and learning from each other to solve tasks, according to a study.</b><p>Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University gave smooth-coated otters food in sealed containers and, when one successfully accessed it, others copied.<p>The study took place at Colchester Zoo in Essex and …

Learning

Otter Tupperware party we threw reveals how animals copy each other to learn

Sea otters don’t just make good subjects for photos to share on social media. They’re also very smart. For example, unlike most animals, they make …

Animals

Five steps to engage your managers

We keep hearing the same story.<p>Experienced, talented L&D professionals tell us that their organisations are on board with flexible and social …

Employee Engagement

What is xAPI?

Back in 2014 Kineo joined the Learning Locker Open Source LRS Project – and strengthened the relationship by becoming a Learning Locker Partner in …

Learning

Free eBook: How Can You Leverage On Social Learning For Corporate Training

This free eBook How Can You Leverage on Social Learning for Corporate Training provides several insights on social learning and why this should be a …

Learning

Verse by verse, whales learn songs like humans

Humpback whales learn songs in segments – like the verses of a human song – and can remix them, a new study involving University of Queensland …

Evolution

DJ Humpback: Whales remix their old songs

Humpback whales are famous for their complex and mysterious songs, and scientists tuning into their sounds off the coast of Australia have discovered …

Electronic Music

Social Learner WordPress Theme Download & Review 2017

Product Details<p>Product Type: Template<br>• Software: WordPress<br>• Category: WordPress<br>• Tags: Multi-Purpose Responsive Social Networking<p>Social learner is a …

Web Design

Stand Up For Civility

If we all do our part to reinforce civil behavior and provide corrective feedback for uncivil behavior we may help to turn our increasingly uncivil …

Psychology

Video: This is why India's healthcare system is in danger

Qualified medical professionals are few and staffers are often performing tasks beyond their mandate.<p><i>We welcome your comments at letters@scroll.in.</i>

Learning

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

Rachel Happe writes in <i>10 Trends for the Future of Communities</i> quite a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams …

Management

Watch: A cow fell into a pit at a cemetery. Muslims rushed to the rescue

It took them more than an hour-and-a-half of efforts to rescue the cow.<p>Who saves cows in India? A group of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh definitely did on …

Learning

Hundreds of Qatari camels are dying because of the Arab blockade

Some farmers had to leave their animals behind after Saudi Arabia and other nations severed diplomatic ties with Doha.<p>Hundreds of camels have died in …

Harvard Business School