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Sep
15

Webinar Recap – Leveraging Social Media

In a recent TrainingPros’Learning Views webinar, Teresa Davenport of Davenport Design & Development took a close look at leveraging social media as an organizational learning tool in the workplace. The webinar provided a perfect opportunity to revive a term known as “social learning” - a term originally coined in 1969 and much in need of an update! After surveying a number of social media applications and looking at ways organizations are currently using social media for learning, the webinar participants generated a new definition: Social learning is the process of learning through social interaction between peers.

Organizations are incorporating social learning into their culture at surprisingly high rates: over 50% of companies are using social learning practices today, and 2/3 plan to implement or increase social learning initiatives in the future. One survey indicates that 70 – 90% of workplace learning happens informally (see http://go.bloomfire.com/social_learning_future_of_work). This leads us as learning and development professionals to ask two key questions: How can I help implement social learning into my learning designs? and How do I remain relevant as a learning architect in a workplace that is gravitating to social learning?

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Aug
18

Leveraging Social Media

TrainingPros continues our Learning Views webinar series in partnership with Harrisburg University, and we are delighted to offer this event. In the upcoming session, Teresa Davenport, President of Davenport Design & Development, will teach us how to leverage social media as an organizational learning tool and discuss the benefits of using it in the workplace.

  • Topic: Leveraging Social Media as an Organizational Learning Tool
  • Date: Friday, August 28, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early.
  • Speaker: Teresa Davenport, M.S. President of Davenport Design & Development
  • Register: Learning Views Webinar
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Jul
06

Pitfalls of Webinars And Virtual Classrooms

TrainingPros continues our Learning Views webinar series in partnership with Harrisburg University, and we are delighted to offer this event. Join us in our upcoming session as we listen to Learning Technologies Production Coordinator, Justin Detig, discuss some of the most common pitfalls associated with webinars and virtual classrooms and how you can avoid  them.

  • Topic: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Webinars and Virtual Classrooms
  • Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early.
  • Speaker: Justin W. Detig, Learning Technologies Production Coordinator, Harrisburg University
  • Register: Learning Views Webinar
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May
28

Innovations In Media Selection

TrainingPros continues our Learning Views webinar series in partnership with Harrisburg University to bring you the following event. We are excited to have Teresa Davenport with Davenport Design and Development as the speaker for this webinar.

  • Topic: Innovations in Media Selection: How to Select the Ideal Delivery Strategy
  • Date: Monday, June 22, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early.
  • Speaker: Teresa Davenport, Organizational Development & Instructional Design Consultant & President of Davenport Design & Development
  • Register: Learning Views Webinar
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