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Blackboard gets a lot of attention for the ways K-12 and higher education are embracing our interactive learning platform. But don’t forget that Blackboard technology is often used in a professional learning environment too! We want to get back to basics to share some of the most common ways that professionals are using Blackboard technologies and why –
One of the most common misconceptions about Twitter is that people are just posting what they had for breakfast and other miscellaneous (dare I say useless?) facts. Well, those people are out there, but the fact is, they are likely not a part of the numerous substantive conversations taking place on Twitter.
Twitter offers you the opportunity to curate a community in which you can share bite-size, high-value tweets as part of an ongoing conversation around a particular topic. So how does this apply to corporate learning? A few uses just off the top of my head…
- Have learners “livetweet” classroom training
- Set up a course “hashtag” so participants can keep conversation going
- Have learners identify and “follow” virtual mentors to learn from
- Network, share best practices and find answers to your greatest HR and training challenges
When it comes to professional education, many corporations look to a traditional learning management system (LMS) to facilitate online learning. These software applications are excellent tools for tracking, recording, and general administration of learning initiatives. But what about achieving a deeper learning that only comes from genuinely internalizing the material? This is the type of learning that can exceptionally impact an organization’s abilities and accomplishments, and it’s best achieved through a more continuous learning environment.
So with that, here are five ways to extend the corporate learning experience: