Millions have learned how to use the internet to answer the simple questions that stump us in our day-to-day lives. It is so easy to check on our smart phone or computer to get more information on just about any topic. This is a form of learning that takes advantage of social media. The questions to ask in learning and development circles are:
- Can social learning work as well in the workplace?
- Is there transfer of training through what is learned this way?
Then measure the results and adjust along the way.