Current business leader research is in agreement that social and collaborative learning will increase individual and business performance. Yet, the adoption (doing it) lags behind the awareness (knowing it), according to a whitepaper from ESI International.
Why? Is it because collaborative learning is new? No, in fact learning from each other is as old as time. Often adoption of collaborative learning technology lags behind because the confidence to implement comes only when you see or experience successful models of Web-based technology creating environments for people to collaborate. And, although you probably won’t run a test as elaborate as the nationwide balloon quest in your organization, testing is good and you do want to know some approaches and strategies to get the implementation right.
Wherever your team or business is in its collaborative learning technologies story (thinking about it, doing it, or looking for better ways to do it) here are a few principles for successfully launching and adopting collaborative, Web-based learning in a project environment.
1. Get all the brains in the game.
2. Get the learning experience right.
3. Get the right technology.
—Source: “Collaborative Learning in a Project Environment” by ESI International; download request.esi-intl.com/forms/resources