Written by David Collien, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of OpenLearning.
In this white paper, David illustrates the 5 pillars of social learning design that will help you to exceed expectations and encourage rich, social interactions in your online learning.
This white paper introduces five core concepts that you can use to build active, constructive, and social learning experiences. It provides explanations and examples of co-creation, crowdsourcing, collaboration, social presencing, and self-expression, helping you to take full advantage of the merits and possibilities of an online environment.
Its author is OpenLearning's Founder and Chief Technology Officer, David Collien, who oversees the software and systems design, architecture and strategy across the OpenLearning platform. As an educationalist, he also guides the implementation of the educational tools, features, and social mechanics of the OpenLearning platform.
Empower learners to influence the design of their own learning.
Collecting information with, and from, your greatest resource: your learners.
Focus on organisation, delegation and how people work best together.
Growing an organic learning community with supportive relationships.
Celebrating the different experiences that each learner brings to your course.