Did you know that social media can be leveraged for organizational learning and development? You could include social media in online training – both before and after a formal training program. Make effective use of social media prior to launching your online training. Social media can help create a buzz about your eLearning modules. Build interest in learners and make them want to take that course.
Social media can be used after online training completion as well. Get learners to practice what they have learned. Think of innovative ideas to reinforce training, it could be a simple game or a quiz learners can take to gauge their level of understanding. This gives them an idea of the content or topics they need to go through again. With the effective use of social media, you have the option of letting learners interact with SMEs and experts in the domain and facilitate discussions.
Here’s a cool infographic that lists five ways to use social media in online training.