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Social Learning
in Course Design

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Social Learning in Course Design

Enroll now

Enrollments for starting this course
on April 4th, 2022, closes in:

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the position of social learning in an educational context.
  • Understand what social learning is and isn’t.
  • Recognize the benefits of incorporating social learning into courses.
  • Identify the different personas in social learning set-ups.
  • Evaluate if social learning is the right method to support your course participants.
  • Select the most suitable technology solution to support social learning.
  • Discuss social learning examples and their impact on the participants’ learning curve.
  • Relate learning methodologies to social learning.
  • Design social learning elements for your curriculum.
  • Define and ensure success in your social learning journey.
  • Measure ROI of your social learning course components.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the position of social learning in an educational context.
  • Understand what social learning is and isn’t.
  • Recognize the benefits of incorporating social learning into courses.
  • Identify the different personas in social learning set-ups.
  • Evaluate if social learning is the right method to support your course participants.
  • Select the most suitable technology solution to support social learning.
  • Discuss social learning examples and their impact on the participants’ learning curve.
  • Relate learning methodologies to social learning.
  • Design social learning elements for your curriculum.
  • Define and ensure success in your social learning journey.
  • Measure ROI of your social learning course components.

Why do you need Social Learning in your learning material?

Engage

students even after the classroom session finishes.

Form

a learning community.

Function

as a second training instance.

Support

the review of newly obtained knowledge.

Reduce

training cost.

Improve

collaboration and exchange between employees.

Train

people in work-related matters.

group of students remotely connecting to the Mindsed virtual classroom

Engage

students even after the classroom session finishes.

Form

a learning community.

Function

as a second training instance.

Support

the review of newly obtained knowledge.

Reduce

training cost.

Improve

collaboration and exchange between employees.

Train

people in work-related matters.

Who is it for?

The “Social Learning Learning Course” got developed for

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Content Creators

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Instructional Designers

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Teachers

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Learning Experience Designers (LXD)

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Instructors

Who are interested in engaging their learners through peer-to-peer learning.

How long does it take?

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3

Weeks

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The “Social Learning in Course Design”  has a total duration of 3 weeks.

Lessons include online learning hours, live-online webinar hours, self-study, assignments, and assessments.
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3

Weeks

Iwatch

The “Social Learning in Course Design”  has a total duration of 3 weeks.

Lessons include online learning hours, live-online webinar hours, self-study, assignments, and assessments.

How will we teach you?

Participants can access the course material from their:

mobile phone, tablet, laptop.

 

This course is fully-taught online. Over a course of 3 weeks you will receive access to 7 chapters. Every week new chapters are released for all course participants. During each week you can study the material at your own pace and time.

 

Chapter 5 is a live webinar. Throughout the course, our facilitators engage with all participants by answering questions and provide support during assignments and course discussions.

What is included?

This course includes:

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61
83

Videos

Exclusive videos explaining concepts, methods, practical tips and tools. 

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2
3

Worksheets

Comprehensive worksheets to practice and train what you have learned.

12
12

Assignments

Consolidated tasks to showcase your new skills and knowledge.

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1
5

Discussions

Discussion forums which let you engage with your instructor and other course participants.

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5
6

Knowledge Checks

Quick quizzes which let you test your knowledge and understanding.

0
6

Recaps

Chapter summaries to review what you have learned.

What is included?

This course includes:

Video icon
17
83

Videos

Exclusive videos explaining concepts, methods, practical tips and tools. 

Worksheets icon
0
3

Worksheets

Comprehensive worksheets to practice and train what you have learned.

10
12

Assignments

Consolidated tasks to showcase your new skills and knowledge.

Discussion Icon
1
5

Discussions

Discussion forums which let you engage with your instructor and other course participants.

Knowledge check icon
1
6

Knowledge Checks

Quick quizzes which let you test your knowledge and understanding.

1
6

Recaps

Chapter summaries to review what you have learned.

In addition, you will receive

  • Webinar: 1-2 hours
  • Course onboarding support
  • Weekly email reminders
  • Official competition certificate: Printable diploma shareable on your social media accounts such as LinkedIn

Which equipment do you need?

  • Laptop

Course Bonus:

  • Workbook
  • Social Learning Participant Handbook
  • 1 year access to your course materials
  • 1 year access to all course updates
Attendance Policy

Online courses: In order to pass this online-course it is mandatory for all participants to complete each week all newly released modules and activities of this course. Active participation is required throughout the program to pass each module and receive the completion certificate. Active participation includes, but isn’t limited to, participating in discussion forums, answering all questions of each knowledge check, processing and submitting of assignments, watching of all videos and the attendance of webinars.

 

Attendance of webinars are not required however, recordings of the webinars will be made available and have to be watched within the following seven (7) days of their release.

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Ready to go?

One Time Payment

USD 1,499

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Installments

3×499 USD

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Course Bonus:

  • Social Learning Participant Handbook
  • 1 year access to your course materials
  • 1 year access to all course updates
Attendance Policy

Online courses: In order to pass this online-course it is mandatory for all participants to complete each week all newly released modules and activities of this course. Active participation is required throughout the program to pass each module and receive the completion certificate. Active participation includes, but isn’t limited to, participating in discussion forums, answering all questions of each knowledge check, processing and submitting of assignments, watching of all videos and the attendance of webinars.

 

Attendance of webinars are not required however, recordings of the webinars will be made available and have to be watched within the following seven (7) days of their release.

Ready to go?

One Time Payment

USD 1,499

Enroll now

Installments

3xUSD 499

Enroll now

Course Chapters

  • WELCOME CHAPTER

    • First impressions are important
    • Who is this course meant for?
    • Your materials
    • Let’s get ready!
    • What are you in for?
    • Equipment needs
    • Smooth takeoff
    • We’d like to know you better
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 1: A 365 view on Social Learning

    • Definitions and context
    • What is collaborative and social learning
    • Is SL really learning?
    • Levels of SL familiarity
    • Learning concepts fostering SL- an introduction
    • What can SL achieve over other methods and approaches
    • Workplace changes and the “new” need for SL in times of a pandemic
    • Online vs. Offline social learning
    • Social learning in a digital context
    • Social learning in a global set-up
    • Social learning SWOT
    • Formulating your own SL SWOT
    • Helpful and challenging cultural aspects for SL implementation
    • Communication across cultures
    • Personas in Social Learning
    • WIIFM from a student perspective
    • WIIFM from a trainer perspective
    • Understanding an SL need
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 2: Getting started with Social Learning

    • Social Learning in course design
    • Application of SL in course design and delivery
    • Fostering sustainability and scalability of curriculum innovations
    • Key pillars needed for SL success
    • Overcoming social distancing during a pandemic
    • Breaking down social barriers
    • Mitigating online learning fatigue
    • Learning from one- another
    • Potential quick wins
    • Quick win opportunities
    • Social learning in different environments
    • Creating the social learning environment map
    • Sharing is caring
    • When to use and not to use SL
    • SL for learning transfer and knowledge retention
    • Avenues to facilitate social learning (social media/technology)
    • Leveraging platforms differently
    • Tools within platforms you can make use of
    • Evaluate the learning application of different social media platforms
    • Useful approaches for implementing SL in face-to-face courses
    • Useful approaches for implementing SL in online courses
    • Impact of collaborative course design on instructors’ practices
    • Impact of collaborative course design on learner journeys
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 3: Learning Methodologies, Frameworks, Concepts & Social Learning

    • Understanding cognitive impact
    • Social learning theory
    • TPACK model
    • TEC model
    • Adult learning principles in social learning
    • ADDIE, ASSURE, and social platforms
    • 70:20:10
    • Emotions in learning
    • Outsmarting the forgetting curve
    • Creating learning experiences
    • The online collaborative learning blueprint
    • The learner journey
    • Creating an SL learner journey
    • Sharing highs and lows
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 4: Designing Social Learning

    • Practice makes perfect
    • Social first principles for content creation
    • Designing collaborative learning through computer support
    • Assessments in collaborative learning
    • Collaboration in informal learning environments
    • The SL canvas
    • 10 tips for social learning design in your course
    • 30 social learning opportunities
    • Social media showdown
    • Developing SL ideas
    • Forming a plan
    • The proposal
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 5: 1st- hand experience (Live webinar)

    • During the live webinar, finalized plans are being presented and discussed.
  • CHAPTER 6: Success & Social Learning

    • Important next steps
    • Stakeholder buy-in
    • Never underestimate the power of culture
    • Creating the social learning mindset
    • Setting expectations
    • Community rules
    • Keeping discussions alive
    • Tips and tricks
    • Undercover moderators
    • Encouraging champions
    • An SL roll-out
    • Practice!
    • First impressions
    • Lessons learned
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 7: Measuring ROI

    • Evaluating success
    • Measure things that matter
    • Access participation in virtual communities
    • Analyze insights and returns
    • Learner engagement KPIs
    • Learner connectedness KPIs
    • Learner attention KPIs
    • Learning transfer KPIs
    • The learning review template
    • Capturing results
    • Review of learning approach and design
    • Taking notes
    • Suggesting next steps
    • SL round two
    • A final review
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • WRAP UP

    • Let’s call it a wrap!
    • Are we ready yet?
    • Thank you!
    • Feedback keeps us going!
  • WELCOME CHAPTER

    • First impressions are important
    • Who is this course meant for?
    • Your materials
    • Let’s get ready!
    • What are you in for?
    • Equipment needs
    • Smooth takeoff
    • We’d like to know you better
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 1: A 365 view on Social Learning

    • Definitions and context
    • What is collaborative and social learning
    • Is SL really learning?
    • Levels of SL familiarity
    • Learning concepts fostering SL- an introduction
    • What can SL achieve over other methods and approaches
    • Workplace changes and the “new” need for SL in times of a pandemic
    • Online vs. Offline social learning
    • Social learning in a digital context
    • Social learning in a global set-up
    • Social learning SWOT
    • Formulating your own SL SWOT
    • Helpful and challenging cultural aspects for SL implementation
    • Communication across cultures
    • Personas in Social Learning
    • WIIFM from a student perspective
    • WIIFM from a trainer perspective
    • Understanding an SL need
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 2: Getting started with Social Learning

    • Social Learning in course design
    • Application of SL in course design and delivery
    • Fostering sustainability and scalability of curriculum innovations
    • Key pillars needed for SL success
    • Overcoming social distancing during a pandemic
    • Breaking down social barriers
    • Mitigating online learning fatigue
    • Learning from one- another
    • Potential quick wins
    • Quick win opportunities
    • Social learning in different environments
    • Creating the social learning environment map
    • Sharing is caring
    • When to use and not to use SL
    • SL for learning transfer and knowledge retention
    • Avenues to facilitate social learning (social media/technology)
    • Leveraging platforms differently
    • Tools within platforms you can make use of
    • Evaluate the learning application of different social media platforms
    • Useful approaches for implementing SL in face-to-face courses
    • Useful approaches for implementing SL in online courses
    • Impact of collaborative course design on instructors’ practices
    • Impact of collaborative course design on learner journeys
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 3: Learning Methodologies, Frameworks, Concepts & Social Learning

    • Understanding cognitive impact
    • Social learning theory
    • TPACK model
    • TEC model
    • Adult learning principles in social learning
    • ADDIE, ASSURE, and social platforms
    • 70:20:10
    • Emotions in learning
    • Outsmarting the forgetting curve
    • Creating learning experiences
    • The online collaborative learning blueprint
    • The learner journey
    • Creating an SL learner journey
    • Sharing highs and lows
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 4: Designing Social Learning

    • Practice makes perfect
    • Social first principles for content creation
    • Designing collaborative learning through computer support
    • Assessments in collaborative learning
    • Collaboration in informal learning environments
    • The SL canvas
    • 10 tips for social learning design in your course
    • 30 social learning opportunities
    • Social media showdown
    • Developing SL ideas
    • Forming a plan
    • The proposal
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 5: 1st- hand experience (Live webinar)

    • During the live webinar, finalized plans are being presented and discussed.
  • CHAPTER 6: Success & Social Learning

    • Important next steps
    • Stakeholder buy-in
    • Never underestimate the power of culture
    • Creating the social learning mindset
    • Setting expectations
    • Community rules
    • Keeping discussions alive
    • Tips and tricks
    • Undercover moderators
    • Encouraging champions
    • An SL roll-out
    • Practice!
    • First impressions
    • Lessons learned
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • CHAPTER 7: Measuring ROI

    • Evaluating success
    • Measure things that matter
    • Access participation in virtual communities
    • Analyze insights and returns
    • Learner engagement KPIs
    • Learner connectedness KPIs
    • Learner attention KPIs
    • Learning transfer KPIs
    • The learning review template
    • Capturing results
    • Review of learning approach and design
    • Taking notes
    • Suggesting next steps
    • SL round two
    • A final review
    • Recap
    • Knowledge check
    • Ask away
  • WRAP UP

    • Let’s call it a wrap!
    • Are we ready yet?
    • Thank you!
    • Feedback keeps us going!

* Note: Course outline might change depending on course updates.

Level

Foundational

Language

English

Video Subtitles

English, German, Spanish

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Instructors

Tanja Schmidt

Master Mind

Tanja brings well-founded knowledge and experience of planning and embedding social learning elements in corporate trainings to the table. She understands the does and don’ts of successful learner engagement through social learning and on how to generate the biggest benefit for your learners.

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