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Social and Collaborative Learning - Keystone Development and Training Ltd
Last week I attended a webinar run my Andy Lancaster from the CIPD called “Social and Collaborative Learning: What really makes it work?” It was a very good webinar. I found it useful, informative and interesting. I learned new things and I had some of my own ideas validated. It was also run very well (as you would perhaps expect!). But I do have issues – and I realise it’s probably just me being pedantic. My grumpy old woman is starting to emerge perhaps… A list of the top 200 collaborative learning methods was bought up. However, not one of the top 200 was coaching, feedback, on the job training, action learning, stretch projects, workshops, even having a good conversation i.e. face-to-face, in person interaction…. It’s like we are being hoodwinked into thinking that we can’t be “social” unless we are using some app or technical interface!! Well, as far as I can tell humans have been learning socially since time began, and we will continue to do so with or without apps to help us. Personally, I’m 100% on board with learning via social technology – I learn through it myself – particularly my two favourite Facebook communities: The...