Podcast: Building an online learning community for L&D

This week on the GoodPractice Podcast: building an online learning community can be difficult. How do you encourage people to sign up? And how do you make them stay? Ross and Owen speak to Mike Collins and Ady Howes from DPG to learn about their experience with the DPG Community.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 23 May 2017
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Podcast: Building an online learning community for L&D

A community of birds in flight

This week on the GoodPractice Podcast: building an online learning community can be difficult. How do you encourage people to sign up? And how do you make them stay? Ross and Owen speak to Mike Collins and Ady Howes from DPG to learn about their experience with the DPG Community.

Then, in part two, we take a look at Facebook's moderation guidelines to ask if there's anything to be learned for online learning communities in the workplace?

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If you want to share your thoughts on anything we discussed on the show, you can tweet @OwenFerguson, @RossGarnerEW, @AdyHowes or @Community_Mike.

You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodPracticeAUS, or visit www.goodpractice.com.

Facebook's secret rules and guidelines were covered by The Guardian at: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/21/revealed-facebook-internal-rulebook-sex-terrorism-violence.

The article Owen referenced on film ratings can be found at: https://medium.freecodecamp.com/whose-reviews-should-you-trust-imdb-rotten-tomatoes-metacritic-or-fandango-7d1010c6cf19?gi=1549fcfc768b.

Image: Gimme a V by Alberto_VO5 / CC BY 2.0

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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