People often ask how to make their workplace learning more social. They set up space and make structure the environment, but it doesn’t happen. It’s like asking the question “how do I make a video go viral?” You just can’t force it. Jane Hart offer the advice below.
You can’t just “add on“ a discussion space to an online course and expect people to be social
You can’t just “design in” social interaction into online courses and expect people to be social
You can’t force people to be social
You can’t enforce social interaction
You can’t equate social interactivity with learning