Episode 179

Video for Social Learning

Looking to deploy social learning in your workplace? Prioritize what your people need and identify how they want to experience it. 

Nicole Papaioannou Lugara, Learning Strategist and founder of Your Instructional Designer, joins this episode of The Visual Lounge to share top tips on implementing social learning, pitching it to your C-suite and determining whether it’s doing its job. 

Plus, she explores why video is so effective for social learning and why authenticity should always be front of mind. 

Learning points from the episode include: 

  • 0:00 – Introduction 
  • 2:14 – How Nicole got into instructional design 
  • 4:25 – What defines success for social learning? 
  • 6:23 – Nicole’s tip for using video and images in the workplace 
  • 9:16 – What good social learning could look like 
  • 10:41 – Can social learning just be natural? 
  • 11:49 – What makes it work/not work? 
  • 13:29 – What can prevent social learning from working well? 
  • 15:01 – The most creative ways to implement social learning 
  • 17:32 – The best ways to measure social learning’s success 
  • 22:08 – Why video works for social learning 
  • 28:33 – Be inspired! 
  • 30:21 – Speed round 
  • 35:51 – Nicole’s final take 
  • 36:36 – Outro  

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About the Podcast

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

About your host

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.