Social media growth in the learning process, even at the primary education level, points to the increased importance of social learning management systems (LMS) value in the workplace. It comes down to how people what to learn.
According to the infographic below which I found on understandinge-branding.com, shows the rampant us of social media in relation to how learning is evolving with our youth.
Revolutionary concepts need a ‘sandbox’ to be tried and tested. That is exactly what is currently happening with the inclusion of social media into the traditional learning process, which we now call social learning.
While brick and mortar schools have been slow to adopt, in terms of rate of technological growth and adoption, the same principles are being employed by employers. In the Value of Social Learning Explained, there is great information detailing just how important it is for organizations of any size to pay attention to this trend that is not only changing primary education, but how humans learn and interact as a society.
Check out just how fast students have started leveraging social media – soon they will be employees as well:
Where is this all headed, you may ask? I do not know. But, I can deduce that this trend of enhancing social learning through available and ubiquitous technology will continue and may even accelerate.
What can we learn from this? Are the same principles true in the workplace?
At Interactyx, we specialize in providing social learning management resources for organization around the world. We see this trend of continuing. If have any questions about how to best incorporate social learning management into you critical learning processes, we can help.
Feel free to contact us directly at email@example.com or learn more about the social learning management system, TOPYX, in a personal LMS demo.
Jeffrey A. Roth
Vice President, Marketing and Communications