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How Can You Support Social Learning?

Think about your learning and/or your employees and co-workers learning: how can you support them and yourself with social learning?

For some inspiration, read this article and watch the following video:

„We Learn More When We Learn Together: Find some tipps and tricks“ - In this article by Jane E. Dutton and Emily Heaphy, in the Harvard Business Review, January 2016 you will find 8 tipps about how to create and maintain with your „high-quality connections“ at work.

Supporting Social Learning

Video by Harold Jarche

How to support social learning?


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Just gathered the great peer recommendations...

1) Want to show something on a website? Bounce takes a screenshot and then lets you work on that image. You can share the link then with your colleagues.

2) Mindmup and twiddla are two examples of creating and working on a project collaboratively online - in real-time. Either as a mind-map or an online "whiteboard".

3) Padlet lets you create a "wall" or page, alone or with friends, and you can download, share or embed it once you are done.

4) - great platform for a more "visual" collaboration. You and your team can collectively assemble moodboards, brainstorm ideas... do all kinds of visual thinking.

5) is a nice and easy to use collaborative texteditor.
it is free and you can invite people to edit text sychronly, e.g. to use for brainstorming or for preparing an agenda for a meeting, as well as the documentation of the results. An export is possible in .pdf or .doc.

6) I like these tools:
- OoVoo: a video conference tool that can support up to 12 people. You can send texts, pictures, video meassages and more.
- PowToon: an online business presentation software tool that allows you to create free animated video explainers.
- Mentimeter: a cloud-based tool that lets you engage and interact with your audience in real-time. You can set a question and the audience can give their input via a mobile phone or any other Internet connected device.

7) Here is a book reference:

8) A great tool for collaborative designing and prototyping is that offered by invision corporation. See

9) This is a tool that can be used to create interactivity with large groups. It offers a sort of live chat that a speaker can review. People can launch, like, and vote for questions they want to see discussed.

10) Edmodo is an easy way for teachers to connect and collaborate with students, parents, and each other. It is free and you can select the language to use. In italian school it is becoming more popular.

11) This is great, everybody. Keep 'em coming! I also found this nice tool for creating infographics:

12) Trello, Slack, google hangout, google docs, piazza

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