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Aug. 8, 2012
-- eLearning Director Julian Stodd's new ebook ‘Exploring the World of Social Learning’ is an overview of current thinking and practice in the world of social media and learning. The book focuses on how the learning landscape is changing and how the old divide between the formal workplace and the informal social space is largely gone. It looks at where Social Learning lies between the two, providing exciting opportunities and new ways to interact with learners. Author Julian Stodd shows readers how to create dynamic social learning spaces and how to become involved in the conversation as it unfolds.
The book is built upon nearly 50 articles from Julian’s Learning Blog investigating the social learning sphere, and includes a full commentary on each as well as many practical tips on how to create social learning spaces in your own organization.
Exploring the World of Social Learning is now available from a number of online publishers including: Amazon (for Kindle), iBookstore for Apple, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords.
Julian Stodd, Director of E-Learning at Marton House (a subsidiary of GP Strategies) comments: ”Writing my learning blog has become part of my everyday life and social learning has formed a large part of my online discussions. I’m delighted to be taking the next steps into publishing my first ebook on this subject and to share what is an exciting time for the emergent field of social learning and the impact it is having on the world of learning and development”
The ebook is currently available at a reduced price of $4.99 when downloaded from Smashwords at the following link: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/204432
. This offer will expire on 25 September 2012. To redeem, follow the link and submit the voucher code TR54J at the checkout.