The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. Blogging Engagement Enterprise Events Learning Post Formats User Experience corporate training engagement enterprise learning learning mLevel training
Blogging to Build Your Business
MAY 3, 2016
I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Blogging Platforms.
10 Learning Design Blogs to Draw Inspiration From
JANUARY 12, 2016
When searching on Google for "Learning Design Blogs" , a staggering amount of more than 117,000,000 search results appear. With this overwhelming amount of information, it can be very hard to determine which blogs are credible and a valuable use of time to read. Learning Thought Leaders e-Learning Blogs Learning Design Blogs
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
manager 73% Google or. blogs/news. 36% use blogs (20%). In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind. the Numbers In-Focus: 70+20+10=100. Towards Maturity CIC Ltd. 2016 Page | 2. About this research. . . . 702010 Institute. Foreword.
My History of Live Blogged Notes
JANUARY 27, 2015
When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Instructional Uses of Google Apps. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why? These posts go back to 2007, so some of the content and references are dated.
Become a Google power-user
Dont Waste Your Time
MAY 15, 2015
Here are some pointers that’ll save you Googling ‘how to Google’ ” I’ve seen this before, a while ago, and lost it. So here it is, blogged and saved forever! . Related posts: Measuring user engagement by leveraging the power of ‘copy-and-paste’ Google Wheel. Technology Google Infographic Search Search Engine
Why Every Small Business Should Have a Blog
APRIL 26, 2016
It’s no wonder an increasing amount of businesses large and small have invested time and money into creating blogs. Blogs have been garnering popularity due to their succinct, creative ways of imparting information, whether it is through infographics or “Top 10” lists. You can usually find a company’s blog by clicking on a link posted at the top of their website. The internet.
Snagit for Chrome and Google Classroom
AUGUST 11, 2014
This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom. When you create a new assignment with Classroom, you can easily attach content from Google Drive to the assignment.
Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015
DECEMBER 8, 2015
There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. We strive to do more with our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs. From the Bottom-Line Performance Blog. 1. From the Knowledge Guru Blog. 8. Trends!
How To Create a Course Using a Blog
MARCH 12, 2015
If you have a blog, then you know how much work is required to continually write useful articles. It takes a great degree of dedication to run a blog properly, which is why many people avoid it altogether. One reason people become demoralized with blogs is because they feel that the initial value of their articles is lost shortly after it is released. What’s the catch?
Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome
MARCH 11, 2014
Screencasting in Google Chrome is here! Screen recording, the most highly anticipated feature in Snagit for Google Chrome , is finally here! At this time, we’re considering the screencasting feature in Snagit for Google Chrome to be in beta. That’s where Snagit for Google Chrome’s tight integration with Google Drive comes in handy. Watch it on YouTube. It’s free!
Google Ditches Course Builder, Turns to edX
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Not too long ago, I did a short review of the Google MOOC building platform , Course Builder. The verdict of that review essentially stating that Google has made an “okay” start, but the program could stand a bit of a face-lift. Well, rather than a face-lift, it appears that the Google have decided to scrap the project altogether and head in another direction.
The New TechSmith Blog!
JULY 8, 2014
If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you may have noticed our new fresh coat of paint we’ve put on the blog. If you’re not keen to click on the section links at the top of the blog (4), you can now just keep scrolling and get the newest items in each section. These are just two ways to navigate the blog though. Share away on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, email, and more. And, if you haven’t already, we highly suggest subscribing to the blog and never miss another post. The blog is now responsive and will adjust to your reading experience.
Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production
JUNE 26, 2014
With our last major update , we debuted video screen recording in Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ve been noticing GIF screencasts gaining in popularity on social websites like Twitter and Google+, as well as on blog posts and websites. The post Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.
Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing
JULY 23, 2014
We were GIFen no clues and it’s still a little bit of a secret but the wonderful Kelly Rush , Product Owner of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome , has asked me to GIF some ideas on the feature. What also happens is that the freshly cooked GIF is automatically saved to the TechSmith folder on Google Drive. Snagit with Google Docs. Snagit with Google Sheets.
TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
*Video from the Live Google+ Hangout on Air will be posted here later today. We are excited for the upcoming release of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™! Join Join us today for our Live Google+ Hangout on Air at 4:00 pm EST. Talk with Troy Stein — Education Solutions Specialist, Kelly Rush — Product Marketing Manager, and Brian Bennett — Customer Solutions Engineer.
Maximizing your #impact as a #researcher: free handbook and blog
AUGUST 7, 2012
First of all, let me start of this blog with a link to the handbook on 'Maximizing the Impact of Your Research'. A 298 page (HUH!) For those having less time, a much shorter, yet useful blogpost written by Deborah Lupton was published in the wonderful Impact of Social Sciences blog from the London School of Economics and Politics. She explains each of the next parts in detail in the post, so I will only briefly touch the list of actions we can undertake as Deborah suggests: Building networks (oh yes, Google+, Facebook,): to get connected with people interested in similar areas.
TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome – Keep Scrollin’
JULY 29, 2014
Sometimes when using the Google Chrome browser, there are certain pages that won’t allow us to open the control panel when you click the extension. Finally, a feature that many of you won’t actually see, but something that we think will help users that are new both to Snagit for Google Chrome, and to the world of Google Apps in general. Region Select Confirmation.
Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
With technology like Skype and Google Hangouts though, I don’t have to. Capturing Skype, Google Hangout, or any digital video communication can be a useful way to interview and capture the knowledge of subject matter experts. First, recording video and running programs like Google Hangouts and Skype need lots of computer processing power. Before you Record: Machine Preparation.
eLearning: Google Gets Into Online Learning with "Power Searching with Google" Course
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 10, 2012
by AJ George I have recently written about how to use Google to search for eLearning images you can actually use and how to search specific websites using Boolean operators in Google search queries. Those Those skills, however, are just the tip of the Google search iceberg. Starting today (July 10), you can take a free virtual course called "Power Searching with Google" straight from the folks at Google. The virtual course will be spread over two weeks and consist of six 50-minute interactive lessons.
9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier
JANUARY 28, 2015
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?
IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!
JANUARY 11, 2011
"Every blog has a story behind it." - Teenage Advisor THE STORY In late October 2010, Sheba DMani, the coordinator (facilitator) for the ' A Critical and Reflective Response to Media ' (Medical Humanities Selective) course (at IMU ) explored with me the idea of assigning students to work in groups to develop blogs addressing important issues and promoting a healthy lifestyle. ZERO !
Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility
APRIL 2, 2015
Google Apps Accessibility. In 2014, Google launched improvements to Gmail, Drive, and Docs that made them more accessible to users. Since Google web apps are a large part of the digital ecosystem and business infrastructure, it’s vital that these technologies are accessible to everyone. The post Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.
Unlocked: The OpenSesame Blog's Greatest Hits of 2014
DECEMBER 8, 2014
We’ve grown our blog significantly in 2014, with this being the first full year of our commitment to posting five times per week! Each week, I send out a weekly blog summary to our team to make sure everyone here at OpenSesame keeps up with what we’re doing in the world of blogging and marketing. Head to Head: INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice.
Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010
DECEMBER 26, 2010
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Hi Susan, Your blog ([link] is a great resource for the eLearning community. The following list is in chronological order.
The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs
NOVEMBER 21, 2010
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Enjoy! => If you believe that an e-Learning blog worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to the blog. Multimedia Learning by David Anderson The blog focuses on e-Learning design and development. Hi everybody, thank you for blog links.
Coming Soon to a Chrome Browser Near You… (Hint: It Involves Snagit for Google Chrome)
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome: 3, 2, 1, ACTION! The Snagit for Google Chrome team has been working hard to capture the next frontier in the Chrome OS and browser. Until then… The Snagit for Google Chrome Team. Not a Snagit for Google Chrome user yet? News & Events Google Hangout snagit for chrome techsmith snagit for chrome It’s free!
Pre-#LearningLive session via Google Hangouts
AUGUST 29, 2013
In this previous blog post I suggest some simple ideas as to how the conference experience could be enhanced and specifically talk about ‘pre conference’ online sessions. Blog event Slider tools LearningLive Google Here are the dates and times: (all sessions are scheduled for 15mins). 30/08/13 – 0930hrs BST. 03/09/13 – 0930hrs BST. See you online?
The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2009
TOP BLOGS! blogs or sites of this and that. Most of them just vomit out lists, without putting much effort to justify their claims, or at least say why the selected blogs should be on the list. Actually, what I would want to see is simply what so special about the blog selected, and why should I follow it. Probably because my blog at that time (2007) was rather unknown.
E-Learning Uncovered | Blog
MAY 15, 2011
Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap! Update by Diane Elkins on August 1, 2011 About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. update.
Top 10 Reasons to Write a Blog Post Debunking the Learning Styles Myth
Will at Work Learning
JUNE 2, 2015
The following represent the Top 10 Reasons to Write a Blog Post Debunking the Learning Styles Myth: 10. There are already great videos debunking the learning-styles myth ( Tesia Marshik , Daniel Willingham ), so you're better off spreading the word through your own blog network; through Twitter, Hangouts, and LinkedIn; and with your colleagues at work. 7. The learning styles myth is so pervasive that the first 17 search topics on Google (as of June 1, 2015) continue to encourage the learning styles idea -- even though it is harmful to learners and wasteful as a learning method.
Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
With almost 30 percent of the human population, or 2 billion people, using the internet; and 94 percent of US students equating research with using Google or other search engines, it comes as no surprise that 75 percent of students use Wikipedia and online encyclopedias for research. 1997: Google released. 1997: First weblog (blog) is attributed to Jorn Barger’s Robot Wisdom Web site.
Google’s What Do You Love?
JUNE 28, 2011
Google has sneak launched a new way of search aggregation result, technology blogs are tripping over it. Google calls it ‘ What Do You Love? ’. Stranger still there is no mention of this on Google’s blog. I love Lego, so that’s what I typed into the search box. The results aggregated across a host of google services, and included pictures, video, and a lots more.
Host Student Websites with Google Drive
AUGUST 7, 2013
little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. In other words, if your school or district has Google Apps for Education, every student now has file management and website publishing capabilities. Host with Google Drive. The post Host Student Websites with Google Drive appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.
Integrate Your E-Learning with Google Docs
APRIL 25, 2010
In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed a survey created in Google Docs into a Lectora project. You can learn how to create a Google Survey in Google Docs Help section (creating forms from spreadsheets) or simply search for "How to create a Google Survey". Get the embed code from Google Docs. You now have integrated Lectora with Google Docs.
OCTOBER 14, 2008
for Learning Professionals Free Online Course (you can jump in at any time) is all about Blogs for Learning. Interestingly, when I prepared the notes for this week, I was able to leverage what the course members had produced during the previous week on Social Bookmarks : [link] [link] [link] You can read in the link Blogs for Learning about my perspective on using Blogs for Learning and Networking. And one of the course members raised a really interesting question in the Forum around blogging strategies: Matthew, how has blogging changed the way you think?
Elearning, e-learning and eLearning: What’s in a word?
MARCH 17, 2016
It doesn’t usually matter which is used – search for either term on Google, and you’ll likely find the same results (just below very different sets of Adwords advertisements). Docebo Blog ELELHow do you talk about elearning (or e-learning, or elearn) in 2016? No one knows how to spell elearning. Or would you? Or is it e-learning ? We’re still not completely sure.
Google Steps into the 3D Universe
JULY 10, 2008
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.
DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014
JULY 9, 2014
Like previous Google I/O events, the 7th Annual took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, June 25-26, 2014. With the big focus on wearables, Google also spoke a lot about unifying your experience across devices, including your car and TV. A big part of Google’s effort for this was the announcement of material design, Android Auto, and Android TV. What’s New? Plenty!
Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
JULY 10, 2011
I’ve been playing around with Google+. As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking. It’s an impressive product, defined by Google’s typical clean interface. In fact, Elgg was far enough ahead of both Facebook and Google that only this year – with Facebook’s Groups and Google’s Circles – have popular SNS offerings caught up with what has been central to ELgg for several years. Most evident is Google’s power law making network ways in G+. Google doesn’t get that.
Learning Myths: Debunked
AUGUST 20, 2015
quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Daniel Willingham Learning Styles FAQ. Tweet This!
The Worst eLearning Course Ever
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. You read the title correctly. This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. Instead, I built a monster course that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy.
Top Ten eLearning Blogs
FEBRUARY 27, 2007
I was recently asked for a list of the top ten blogs that relate to corporate eLearning by someone who wanted to get a sense of content quality and value of reading blogs. debated for a while, because I have quite a few blogs that I subscribe to and my personal style is to quickly scan a lot of blogs, selectively reading posts that I think are going to be interesting, comment on some, and post my thoughts about others. A Top Ten list is not all that relevant to my style, but I came to understand the request (from a very persistent person). Learning Matters!
How to use Glogster (graphic blogs) in an online course
JUNE 9, 2013
Posted in Tools If you’re not already familiar Glogster is a site where you can make online graphic blogs – Glogs. You can […] The post How to use Glogster (graphic blogs) in an online course appeared first on www.elearnhub.org. What’s up with Google Glass – infographic. Glogs are a great medium for creating projects in online courses for both adults AND younger learners. Glog is a presentation page to which you can add writing, pictures, video, music and even Powerpoint. Related posts: What is a Storyboard?
eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog
DECEMBER 31, 2009
As we knock on 2010’s doors, it’s a good time to look at what we did on this blog in 2009. We started this blog in March 2009 and in its 10 month existence has more than a 100 posts. The blog now has about 500 subscribers and has received more than 53000 page views and more than 200 comments. Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs. 3. StumbleUpon. 2.