One of the top advantages of the internet is the wealth of global, social and digital media available in local locations. This advantage drives connected learning. According to a definition on the American Library Association website, connected learning is learning that is “highly social, interest-driven, and oriented toward educational, economic, or civic opportunity”. Let’s look at connected learning in-depth and then examine the implications it might have for your workplace learning and training programs.What exactly is connected learning?
On the Teach Thought blog is an article by the Connected Learning Alliance entitled, “The Learning and Design Principles of Connected Learning”. This article sets forward six connected learning principles: