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

eLearning Brothers

This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words. Quotes are a great way to search for a specific group of words. 3 Ask Google to Search a Specific Author.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

I found some amazing resources using eLearning Learning and via search: What Agile Means to Me - ID Reflections ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile - Integrated Learnings The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Of Project Spaces & Project Managers - The Learning Generalist Agile instructional design - Jay Cross's Informal Learning Agility and Autonomy - Learning and Working on the Web Designing for Agile Learning - Big Dog, Little Dog No time for design? Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development.

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A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials


After reading the title of this article one of the following thoughts may have crossed your mind: “Here we go again, another ‘how-to’ list about how to incorporate Millennials in the workplace”, or, “so what is this Millennial asking for this time?” The tips in these articles are generally along the lines of: Communicate how meaningful the work of the millennial employee is.

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Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I've really been striking out. I'm hoping that people will help out.

5 Must-Read LMS Articles


Not long after starting your search you will likely become overwhelmed by the amount of choices, the advertised features, the price-points, supports options, and so on. Whether you are currently searching for a learning management system, or perhaps you are the manager of one, the following articles will give you some perspective on regarding choosing (or changing) your LMS.

Learning at the Speed of Search: Technical Requirements for Content Delivery Solutions

Content Raven

The previous blog in this series discussed why search is critical to effective online learning and development programs. According to a LinkedIn article, " the majority of LMS buyers cite ineffective search as the primary reason they’re looking for a new solution." content delivery content learning and development learning paths search

Case Study: A Growing Retailer Searching for an LMS to Power Employee Engagement, Consumer Engagement

Wisetail LMS

Read the full article. The post Case Study: A Growing Retailer Searching for an LMS to Power Employee Engagement, Consumer Engagement appeared first on Wisetail. How do you choose an LMS? What features should you look for in choosing an LMS? Respected men’s clothing retailer, Bonobos, shared their reasoning for partnering with Wisetail in an interview with Glenn Taylor at Retail TouchPoints. All LMS Best Practices

5 Must-Read Articles on Online Quizzes


A 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. 5 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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Best Training Articles This Week

WalkMe Training Station

This week I have chosen a diverse group of articles for you, which raise interesting questions, such as what happens with training when you finish onboarding a new worker? We always search for ways to improve our training programs, and make them less expensive. We can do it with some good advices, which can be found in this article. Enjoy! High Potentials: Tell Them Or Not?

5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles


A simple search on that topic will yield results from major players Adobe Captivate, Articulate (Storyline and Studio), iSpring, among others. If you are interested in learning more about the rapid elearning software culture then consider the articles below. 5 Must-Read Articles on Rapid ELearning Software. Rapid elearning development software changed the game. elearning

Glossary of the Must-Know ELearning Terms


Excited about the idea you start searching for the right solution and find yourself completely lost among hundreds of unknown terms – LMS, Authoring tools, SCORM, AICC, flipped classroom, rapid learning, instructional design, LTI, Tin Can API etc. Blog articlesELearning is the wave of the future! blog headlines say. Hmm, I should keep up with the trends and build my own eLearning school/sell courses online/train my employees” - you decide one morning. It’s not all that simple as it happens!

Social Media: How to Search for (and Actually Find) Your Old Tweets

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Last week I wrote an  article about the WWDC announcements  and wanted to link back to some interesting articles I'd tweeted in regard to iPads in the classroom. Searching through old tweets (particularly when you are a frequent tweeter), however, can be a bit of a nightmare. Topsy Advanced Search. Topsy Advanced Search  is also fast and easy, but with more specific search options. This could save you a lot of time if your search query returns a lot of results.  Snapbird.   Google.  

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Template Library Overhaul

eLearning Brothers

Search by library. You’ve probably had the experience of using a site’s built-in search function and being frustrated by how irrelevant your results were. That’s why our new search feature allows you to narrow your search results down to the correct section of the site. Search results now shown on one page. New product offerings.

Google's Search for Good Managers

The Peformance Improvement

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. Managers have a critical role to play in the learning and development of the people who report to them. In fact, that relationship is more critical than anything the HR or Training departments can do to improve performance. 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.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  In this series of articles, I'm going to share some of my LinkedIn job-hunting tips with you. And recruiters are actively searching on LinkedIn for the best candidates. LinkedIn searches are based on keywords and key terms, so make it count. Use LinkedIn's search features to explore other profiles like yours and see what terms the professionals are using.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Your profile is really the key here so if you haven't yet updated and beefed up your LinkedIn profile, I suggest you go back and read through the article before moving forward. They use keyword searches to help narrow the field, and I can tell you from experience: recruiters are the best way to find and keep steady work. Enter keywords, location if desired and tap Search.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?


Since it mainly displays a timeline of interest via search term data, we find terms either growing or dying and what point in time it has occurred. Then we saw the World wide Web become the Internet, and early digital curation came in the form of search engines. The massive amount of content made it difficult for even the best search engines to figure out exactly what you need.

The best elearning reads of 2013


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! The End of the Web, Search, and Computer as We Know It , Wired. eLearning Learning News Resources articles Ensuring knowledge flow through narration , Harold Jarche. Really? Clark Quinn.

The Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an LMS (Part 2)


In Part 1 of this article , we started discussing some common mistakes that you can avoid when you choose your next LMS – click here to read that article if you missed it. If you enjoyed this article, you'll probably enjoy The best example of gamification I have ever seen. Articles Learning Management SystemPart 1 contains common mistakes 1 thru 4. One more point.

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Design for Search

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Donald Clark that points to a BCC article - Web users 'getting more selfish'. The article is a bit over the top in terms of headline, but it's main point is: people are becoming much less patient when they go online. Most of our activity is looking up information, so the most common use case is search, evaluate, keep, organize. The rest search and get straight there. And, by the way, I believe that Donald Clark does a remarkable job of providing links to interesting articles. Hardly selfish really. We don't want fluff.

Is Enterprise search the answer to L&D’s interruption problem?

From the Coleface

Probably a lot more difficult and frustrating than using a search engine to find public information…. So what should L&D be doing to drive this step-change in Enterprise search rather than react to other departments’ agendas? If you type ‘VW Golf’ into Google you get lots of search listings that reflect that one of the most common motivations for making this search is that you’re somewhere in the process of thinking about buying a car. The search function on most portals/ intranets is not great. Finance? Compliance? …).

Beyond Search - REAP

Tony Karrer

via Jack Vinson's post Knowledge workers do more than search , found the article: Beyond Search is REAP. The point is that searching is really just the beginning for most activities. From the post: Beyond Search is REAP - Retrieve, Extract, Arrange, Present. This is really on the mark and my only wish is that his article or Jack's had pointed to more help with the rest of the process. We're still not there with the deeper tools and the whole experience we desire for truly reaping the value from all that's available to us on the Internet.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. SEO is the process of optimizing your site for phrases that people use when searching so that your website is displayed in the “organic” search results.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

As discussions grow to include questions, content links and information dissemination, content can be searched and serve as an organization’s knowledge base. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. Audacity.

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care). InfoWorld: Reinventing the Intranet These articles point out what we already know: It is generally easier to find stuff that is in the mass of public information than it is to find stuff inside our own corporations. It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. Desktop search via tools such as X1 will change your life. Not anymore.

Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging. If I want to search on a key word, I will still go to Google as the most efficient way. which I have done already in co-authoring an article. Interesting, Bill points to a search on Google for "Web 2.0" A closely related great series of articles can be found at What are the Personal Benefits of Tagging? -

Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Real?

ej4 eLearning

A quick Google search will turn up hundreds of articles and posts about the subject. There’s no doubt that executives are talking about emotional intelligence (EQ). Some tout that emotional intelligence will be the factor to look for in employees and leaders for the foreseeable future. And some have us asking: “What’s all the hype [.]. The post Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Real? appeared first on.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator


Difficult to optimize for search engines. Flash quizzes are difficult to be keyword optimized and are not ranked high by search engines. This may even result in your quiz not showing up is search engines at all. ArticlesHere are 5 reasons why you should avoid a Flash-based quiz creator: 1. Your quizzes take longer time to load. Flash player download required .

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Bring your courses to life with amazing YouTube videos


Simply search for videos and add them to your course, all within ProProfs! Click on the ‘Search tab’ and select the ‘Video’ option. Search for any video in the YouTube search box, watch the selected videos and add them to your course. Benefits of YouTube Search. Articles UpdatesProProfs makes it easy for you to add any YouTube video to an elearning course.

Personal Search - and Naming Your Kids

Tony Karrer

I've recently been dealing with naming for a start-up and ran across a WSJ article - You're a Nobody Unless Your Name Googles Well. Given how hard it is to figure out business names, reading this was a little scary: So when Ms. Wilson, now 32, was pregnant with her first child, she ran every baby name she and her husband, Justin, considered through Google to make sure her baby wouldn't be born unsearchable. Her top choice: Kohler, an old family name that had the key, rare distinction of being uncommon on the Web when paired with Wilson. Yikes!

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Learn through Visual Search Engines. How would you like your search engine to show results in a collage? It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Although the results might not be as robust as with conventional search engines, it’s a lot more fun. Real time search is very now. Tweet This!

Why Employee Training Articles are Important for Your Employee Development

WalkMe Training Station

There are plenty of employee training articles on the internet. However, like most things on the internet, it’s also important to exercise a little discrimination in how you choose articles for your company’s training program. For example if you find some corporate training articles but they are written by Bozo the Clown, perhaps it would be best to steer clear. So if you’re searching for a few of these then here are some tips to help you find quality information. Where Can You Find Quality Employee Training Articles? Employee Training

The Latest Training and Development Articles You Should Know

WalkMe Training Station

There’s no doubt that there are plenty of training and development articles on the internet, but choosing the good ones can take some work. Not only will you have to look at a wide selection of articles, you will also need to make sure that the information they offer is suitable for your company’s training needs. Fortunately, looking for the right training articles doesn’t have to be a difficult task. So if you’re searching for some quality training and development articles for your organization then here are few examples to help you get started.

The Training and Development Articles You Must Read

WalkMe Training Station

At times, it also involves going through the best training and development articles. However, you need to know that these articles don’t always need to be revolutionary. What matters the most is these articles will help your company and you have a better understanding on conducting employee training and development. Apart from these, the articles will also make aware of the several experts in this field. With that, if you are searching for the best training and development articles, you need to check out these. Employee Training