"Humans are social creatures. Even the most introverted among us benefit from learning relationships, whether with our instructors, our peers, our mentors, or our mentees."—Source: LearnDash
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Create smaller discussion groups; create a system for mentors and mentees; inspire students write and share blog posts; and craft opportunities for gamification and (friendly) competition. These are a few ways to weave in more social learning—and all of its salutary benefits—into your online educational offerings.