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5 Must-Read Articles on Online Quizzes

LearnDash

quick Google search will show you that there is a lot of information out there on how to create effective quizzes for elearning courses. If you’re looking for practical guidance, the following articles are a prefect place to start. Useful Quiz Articles. You can find online courses in pretty much any industry today. From for-profit organizations to educational institutions, it seems everyone is using elearning in some form or another. And naturally, whenever there is elearning, there are bound to be online quizzes. elearning

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eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In response to that article, a reader asked me if the images on these sites were royalty free and could be used in courses that he planned to sell. An alternative to this would be to use Google to hunt down images that specifically fit how you're going to use them. I've written about this before, but thought it was worth re-hashing since I am asked this quite often.

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Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. All people decisions at Google are based on data and analytics,” according to Kathryn Dekas, a manager in Google’s “people analytics” team. Google’s conclusions have a bearing on where CLOs should be focusing their efforts. Brainteaser questions have been banned, Google recruiters no longer ask about grades, and you don’t have to have a college degree to land a job. . What do you do?

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. After researching this topic, I found that no matter how much you think you know about Google, you don’t know anything about Google. Did you know you can have Google finish your search?

Google Steps into the 3D Universe

Kapp Notes

Creating an Avatar in Google's Lively. Ok, so Google did create Google 3D Earth with some pretty cool 3D features as a venture into 3D worlds but now they are jumping in with both feet and offering (for free) a product called Lively. And thanks to Andy S.

The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture

SHIFT eLearning

This article explores the components of what a company learning culture must be in order to break out from this tired style and become and stay true contenders in even the most competitive industries. Google, of course. Here are four actions your company can take to build a strong learning culture like Google's -- without spending millions: Learning Culture

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0 37. Google Scholar - a new way of navigating through scholarly materials 82.

eLearning: Google Goggles Update

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I wrote an article about   Google releasing an app called Google Goggles for Android  nearly two years ago. My feeling at the time was that in the right environment, Google Goggles could be used to scan images in real time and receive just-in-time learning on the go. Now that it's had some time to develop and work out the kinks,  Google has improved Google Goggles with its 1.7 Google has added a continuous shooting mode to its repertoire. update. You also don't want to manually retype the whole thing.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there. Everyone who uses Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, or any of their other services already has a Google account.

Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful!

Google's New Interface for News: The FastFlip

Learning and Technology

Google has released a new interface for thier news. As we start to combine realtime information such as Twitter search and Google Waves with news and articles we need new ways of reading through the large amounts of data. Tags: google FastFlip. think it is interesting because it represents another way to access and browse information.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Nicholas Carr wrote a terrific piece in The Atlantic back in 2008 (an eternity in internet time) asking if Google was making us stupid. He noted his own struggles focusing on reading books and lengthy articles in favor of skimming headlines and scanning blog posts for key points. The Atlantic: Is Google Making Us Stupid? image: softbinator.ro). Image: Steveearley.wordpress.com.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Google Exodus: Passover told in social media  DAVID WEINBERGER   |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. APRIL 24, 2012. APRIL 13, 2012. 44 Tweets.

Google Translate

Jay Cross

This article recently appeared in a newspaper in Rio: I stuffed the text into Google Translate and pressed the button. And Google translates more than 60 languages back and forth!). Then I cleaned up obvious misreads and goofs. The result is readable but is a Frankenstein’s monster; the pieces don’t quite fit together: Work = Improvisational theater. Just Jay

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business! If you would like to see a visual representation of this article, check the link below for our Infographic: [link]. ” ~ Marc Prensky.

Google Studies Management and Uncovers. the Fundamentals

Learning on the Leading Edge

An article in the New York Times today describes Google's Project Oxygen, a statistics driven research project to study what makes good managers. Google's People Analytics team apparently studied the attributes of high-performing teams and published the "Eight Habits of Highly Effective Google Managers." " Apparently Google believes that its management style is very unique, so their goal in this effort was to uncover the "secrets" to excellent management at Google. Google is a data-driven culture. Amen to that

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Google's Search for Good Managers

The Peformance Improvement

This is born out in Google's internal study of good management. In this self-study, Google identified eight things that “good” managers should do. Adam Bryant, in an article he wrote about this study for the New York Times , points out that while there is nothing new in this list, Google managers pay attention to these behaviors because they are based on Google data. Bryant writes: technical expertise — the ability, say, to write computer code in your sleep — ranked dead last among Google’s big eight. Empower your team and don’t micromanage.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there. Everyone who uses Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, or any of their other services already has a Google account.

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Google : Google allows their staff to spend 30% of their time pursuing their own creative interests; this has lead to innovative ideas such as Google Maps and Google AdSense, which have genuinely changed the way we live and made Google more than a search engine. Articles/Posts. In what innovative ways are they leveraging this? What are the results? Videos.

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I read this interesting article the other day about how Google’s designers changed the look and feel of their products. Here’s a good article on white space in graphics. That’s what Google ran into. That’s probably what the Google designers did. In Google’s example, they were able to coordinate some of their design ideas. Build Consistent Navigation.

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This Week On #TalkTech: Game Based Learning, Human Computer Interaction and Google’s Authoring Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

The article we are discussing today makes a distinction between mastery and mediocrity. Read the article and discuss what elements of game based learning can lead to true mastery… and how gamification comes in to play as well. Topic 3: How can Google’s new open source authoring tool benefit corporate learning? Google now offers a free authoring tool for creating online courses. Google Launched an Open Source Authoring Tool. We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Think again. No Problem.

Google+ … Room for another social network?

CLO Magazine

Google is renowned for its innovative and forward thinking. However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook. More specifically, the ability to differentiate circles of users makes Google+ a relevant tool that can be leveraged in the workplace. Publish blog articles to the “Public” feed.

Google Studies Management and Uncovers. the Fundamentals

Learning on the Leading Edge

An article in the New York Times today describes Google's Project Oxygen, a statistics driven research project to study what makes good managers. Google's People Analytics team apparently studied the attributes of high-performing teams and published the "Eight Habits of Highly Effective Google Managers." " Apparently Google believes that its management style is very unique, so their goal in this effort was to uncover the "secrets" to excellent management at Google. Google is a data-driven culture. Amen to that

Google interviews ProProfs on user engagement – Q&A with founder Sameer Bhatia

ProProfs

ProProfs founder Sameer Bhatia was recently at a Google AdSense Community Hangout to share insights on how ProProfs achieves high user engagement and satisfaction. He was joined by Anitra and Miles from the Google team who also shared best practices and tips in building awesome engaging websites for users. Articles

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof.

Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience

mLearning Revolution

From all the amazing news Google shared at this year’s I|O conference, to me the biggest one was the availability of the Google Chrome browser for iPad and iPhone. still immediately made it my mobile web browser of choice. To me, the real killer app is that it allows me to have a singular browsing experience  across most of my connected desktop PCs and mobile devices.

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Here’s Why I am Excited about Google Glass [Video]

mLearning Revolution

Enter Google Glass! I don’t yet have a pair of Google Glass, but I have watched enough videos and read enough articles about it, and used plenty of smartphones and tablets to know this is the future of computing. This is also why I’m not surprised that in 2012,  Time called Google Glass “Best Invention of the Year.”. source: bluebugle. Send to Kindle.

Is Google good for education? Take a LitTrip or explore an Art Museum thanks to Google

eLearning Acupuncture

Ben Daley, Chief Academic Officer and COO at High Tech High, has recently posted a lovely list of 24 Google products that have an application to the field of education. knew about the educational applications of some of these products already: YouTube ( 1 , 2 , 3 ), Google Scholar , Body Browser. Check out this recent article in the National Post on the subject.

The best elearning reads of 2013

eFront

Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! Mapping with Google. eLearning Learning News Resources articles YouTube another MOOP (Massive Open Online Pedagogy) Learning will not be televised, it will be digitised , Donald Clark.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Check out this article for key questions that make up effective career conversations. Here’s A Google Perk Any Company Can Imitate: Employee-To-Employee Learning. Read more. Read more. Read more. Read more.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

more detailed article from us on Big Data is available at: •     [link]. It is interesting to note that, as per Google’s Report ‘The New Multi-screen World’, 90% of our media interactions are screen based. Though wearable devices such as Google Glass are raising privacy concerns presently, it promises a multitude of new learning opportunities for future learners. INTRODUCTION.

100 Days and Google’s Material Design: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too. We’ll check the feed once a week and include the best articles submitted via Twitter in the post, too.

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Meet Learner 2.0

Learning with e's

They are younger than the Internet and mobile phones, and they don't recall a time when there was no Google or Facebook. Waters in an article in Education Trends in 2011 seem to be gathering pace, and spawning offshoots: 'New learners' are more self directed, and they are better equipped to capture information with their digital tools. We should probably look it up." Unported License.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers.  Google and everything it represents, is facing the first stages of irrelevancy. The rise of Google-type search and “knowledge at your fingertips” seemed to herald all that was needed for anyone to find the answer to anything. 

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Will Your Training and Performance Support Apps Stop Working in Google Chrome? by Phil Cowcill

Learning Solutions Magazine

In September 2013, Google announced that it would stop supporting a key technology that Java requires in order to run. Find out in this article! September 2015, Java will no longer run in the Chrome browser. How will this affect you? Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Training Strategies

Google May be Off-the-Mark with Training

Will at Work Learning

In an article by Farhad Manjoo in the New York Times reports on Google''s efforts to improve diversity. This is a compendable effort. I was struck that while Google was utilizing scientists to devise the content of a diversity training program, it didn''t seem to be utilizing research on the learning-to-performance process at all. It could be that Manjoo left it out of the article, or it could be that Google is missing the boat. By the way, the anecdotes cited for the success of Google''s 90-minute training program are not persuasive.

Social Media for Research at SNDT (Webinar)!

ZaidLearn

YouTube receives more than 4 Billion video views per day, millions of people blog, and there are more than 14 million articles on Wikipedia. University Social_Media Facebook Seminar research Twitter Google ONLINE TALK The inspiring Prof. How could I say no? Below are the webinar details, and if you feel like joining, too.Why not? We will finish before the FA Cup final.LOL!