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Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Google trends shows a drop of 80% on searches on Instructional design in the past decade or so. These two reasons (accessibility and quality) apply to both examples. Training for safety for example, or compliance.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Custom Search Summaries

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Willam van Weelden      When a reader searches for a topic in your RoboHelp output, RoboHelp shows a small preview of the topic, the so-called search summary:   By default, RoboHelp uses the first characters of your topic to automatically create these summaries. With RoboHelp 2015, you can provide custom search summaries through the topic comments.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Google trends shows a drop of 80% on searches on Instructional design in the past decade or so. These two reasons (accessibility and quality) apply to both examples. Training for safety for example, or compliance.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

By converting the spreadsheet process into an automated tool, the scope of coverage, search and other functionalities expanded. What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills? How can the issue of crunching voluminous data be addressed? Can filling hundreds and thousands of rows and spreadsheet columns help? What did the assignment entail?

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

For example, organisations. Data from a sample of 1,681 learners taking part in a Towards Maturity Learning Landscape Audit during 2015. We compared those responding 7, 8 or 9. (47% of sample) with those responding 1, 2 or 3 (20% of the sample). learning assets that can be searched, found, read and socially-ranked (e.g. In-Focus. Report. Supported by. Foreword.

Learn a New Skill: Master Google Search

OpenSesame

Not that finding information is outrageously difficult, but learning to search for information quickly and effectively takes skill. As we increasingly rely on search engines like Google to find information and tackle projects, learning the tricks of the trade can be invaluable. Here are the top five Google Search tips that can help you dramatically improve your searching and save valuable time: . 1. Learn Search Modifiers. Google’s search algorithm is excellent at returning the information you’re looking for, even if you are not so sure yourself.

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Tony Karrer

This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching.

Google Search Tip: Diagramming Your Life!

eContent

Even search experts can be taught new tricks! the inclusion of the word "diagram" when using Google Image Search. Here are just a few examples. See my example for Lake Superior! Remember, all search queries use Google Image Search. Earlier this morning I learned a tip which I am already finding wildly useful. Each image was the very FIRST result.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.    My search was very simple, so Snapbird was all I needed. However, what if I wanted to do a search for my tweets about iPads, but I didn't want any of my video tweets to show up? Snapbird.   Google.  

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New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

For example, only 1% of companies. His responsibilities include overseeing Brandon Hall Group’s team of analysts, directing re- search priorities, content quality assurance, and producing the annual HCM Excellence Conference. © 2016 Brandon Hall Group. Licensed for Distribution by Docebo. new learning experiences – so much so that technology has become the top L&D priority. forward.

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. lack  of specificity is often to blame.

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. This wasn't something I could directly help the person, but I had the sense that people may be missing some key search tricks that would give them a list of reasonable results. Today the question was for Microsoft Project. You have to scan down a bit, but it's well worth the effort.

Optimizing SEO and Your Personal Google Search Results

eContent

Do you use Google for your primary search engine? Are you curious about whether your own past search history may be warping what you find (or don't find), when conducting new Google searches (i.e. Additionally, if you are responsible for search engine optimization (SEO) at your organization, you may be fooling yourself in terms of your company's overall search rankings. 

Power Searching with Google

Jay Cross

Search is like driving a car. Google just opened enrollment for an online course, Power Searching with Google. signed up for several reasons: I’m insanely curious and search the web many times a day. Often the instructor shares the screen with an example. Most people think they’re in the top 10% of performers. Becoming a better searcher will save me time.

How to Optimize Your Screencast Videos for Search

Visual Lounge

Brian runs Backlinko , an SEO training and link building website for search engine marketing professionals. Before you hit the “publish” button, make sure that your video is optimized for search engines. Fortunately, you don’t need to be an SEO guru to squeeze more search engine traffic from your screencast videos. Guest post by Brian Dean. Closing Thoughts.

Reduce Searching Start Talking

Tony Karrer

I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. The research would seem to suggest that it's more than just an uneasy feeling after searching, but the reality is that you likely are missing things. The bottom line is to reduce the amount of time you spend search and spend more time talking. You really do need to have that conversation.

On #Higher #Education and Society in Changing Times and searching for the reason why educational research centres are under siege

Ignatia Webs

Mala Singh and Brenda Little) Supporting students in a time of change (Ruth Williams) Higher education in the ‘risk society’ (Sofia Branco Sousa) Implementing the Bologna Process: an example of policy recontextualisation – the case of Spain. As the economic crisis is hitting a lot of countries, the strategies to counter this crisis are quite diverse. Certain countries opt to increase education and research (e.g. Germany) and cut budgets in other areas, other countries are slicing down education/research (e.g. United Kingdom). most of us will be able to improve our own path through life).

Search and You Shall Find

CLO Magazine

Search is ubiquitous, but an underutilized development strategy. Ask 100 people about the first step they take when they need to learn something and you will get amazingly consistent responses: I search Google; I search Baidu (in China); I search Bing; and I search our intranet. In the past five years search has become the default and perhaps most critical step in an individual’s learning style, and with the rise of Internet access to mobile devices, search has grown exponentially. Which search engines are used most often?

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

For example, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview was released recently and the very next day a substantial portion of Microsoft employees were already running the beta. We’re just wrapping up a project to build a SharePoint search experience for training. The screen shot to the right is of our SharePoint search experience. Jim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

For example, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview was released recently and the very next day a substantial portion of Microsoft employees were already running the beta. We’re just wrapping up a project to build a SharePoint search experience for training. The screen shot to the right is of our SharePoint search experience. Jim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher

Learnnovators

Hence, mastering search skills is one of the most important skills in today’s workplace. Here are a few interesting facts (adapted from various research reports) related to the amount of time that we spend searching for information on the World Wide Web (WWW): Google is the most visited web site in the world. SMART WEB SEARCHING. know how to search within a specific site.

5 Gamification Examples in Articulate Storyline That Will Blow Your Mind

CommLab India

At first I thought it would be a daunting task, but then I found plenty of awesome gamified examples and game temples online. These examples were fun to look at and play and elevated the learning experience.’ Here I’d like to share my favorite gamification examples created in Articulate Storyline. 1. Check out the gamified example below. New Teacher Orientation.

Work-Learning Research highly ranked on search engines.

Will at Work Learning

When searching for "learning research.". Mostly we get paid to use research wisdom to make practical recommendations, for example in the following areas: Learning Design. But still, we are happy that the world-according-to-search-engines (WOTSE) values the research perspective we offer. We don't pay any search-optimizer companies, nor do we do anything intentional to raise our search profile (who has time or money for that?). The Work-Learning Research website is ranked as follows: #4 on Google. #4 on Bing. #7 on Yahoo. Learning. Training. Onboarding. Safety.

Induction Activities: Some good examples using video …

Dont Waste Your Time

While searching and researching the various methods of induction for students I cam across these videos and explanations on the IMU eLearning blog, a few I’ll show here, but please view the original post to view them all. What happens next? Ask the students to watch the video below and be prepared to discuss a ‘what happens next’ situation. Awareness test. Language Skills.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses. Not all of them as I have found.

Is it mLearning when you Learn from doing a Google Search on a Mobile Device?

mLearning Revolution

Reuben then left a comment on my Blog, where he elaborated further. I was especially interested in what he said below regarding how doing a mobile search on Google does not take advantage of any unique mobile features , and this is where I disagree a bit. You can type your question or better yet, click the microphone for a voice search (another mobile feature). Thank You! thanks.

Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image

Rapid eLearning

Below is an example of the template in action. The example above was created in Storyline 2 and uses the zoom region feature and triggers to pause the timeline. Here are additional published examples: Storyline 1 (less specific control of the zoom feature). This means you’re limited to searching the Internet for free downloads and then using those for your courses. The

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, Sam the superannuation administrator is obviously an SME in unit switching, because he processes dozens of unit switches every day. expert expertise human resources knowledge personnel search SME subject matter expert subject matter expertiseSometimes this “something” is obvious because it’s a part of their job. Consider Martha, the tea lady.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, Sam the superannuation administrator is obviously an SME in unit switching, because he processes dozens of unit switches every day. expert expertise human resources knowledge personnel search SME subject matter expert subject matter expertiseSometimes this “something” is obvious because it’s a part of their job. Consider Martha, the tea lady.

Redesign of face-to-face learning programmes into blended learning - an example in the Netherlands

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This will be the next step for this team - discussions in the organization and in search of the right tool. I worked with a team of an internal academy to redesign their learning programs into powerful blended products. The challenge is ofcourse not to make a programme blended because it is fashionable but to improve the programme. This makes it attractive to participate.

Google 3D Graphing

eContent

Here is another example, with the image!   College Search Web/TechVia my son. Erik, who is finishing up his BSEE this Spring, I learn that there are a few things I do not know about Google. Try this! insert into Google): sqrt(x*x+y*y)+3*cos(sqrt(x*x+y*y))+5. click to maximize). 3*cos(sqrt(x*x+y*y))+10. --. to keep me informed about Google's latest tricks!

Mobile Photo Search: The learning potential

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s a mobile app for android phones that allows you to complete internet searches based on a photo you take with your smart phone. Here’s an example from Google’s site: Literally you take a picture of a bridge and it recognizes it, searches for related information, and returns information to you. Dear Google, what can’t you do??? That blows my mind!!

Content Search Use Cases

Tony Karrer

recent example - Content Search: Use Cases - which explores some of the different ways we search for things and helps us think about when Google might be a good answer and when it's likely not Ray Sims has been doing great stuff on his blog. He does a great job of breaking down topics into smaller pieces.

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. 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. 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.

Visual Aids for Search

Learning and Working on the Web

It’s a quick way to get an understanding of what makes up a field of practice or a subject area and here are two examples: Tags: Informal Learning Just when you think you know what you’re doing on the Web, along comes another tool. In Borrowing from the Library to Support Workplace Learning , Michele Martin gives some great advice and links to several tools.

Mahalo Social (Human-Powered Search)

ZaidLearn

Mahalo (Hawaiian for 'Thank you') is a human-powered search engine that creates organized, comprehensive, and spam free search results for the most popular search terms. Their search results only include great links. If Mahalo hasn't written a page for a search term, it will return a few related Mahalo pages and Google results. the New York Times for news). JUICE?

Mahalo Social (Human-Powered Search)

ZaidLearn

Mahalo (Hawaiian for 'Thank you') is a human-powered search engine that creates organized, comprehensive, and spam free search results for the most popular search terms. Their search results only include great links. If Mahalo hasn't written a page for a search term, it will return a few related Mahalo pages and Google results. the New York Times for news). JUICE?

Reverse Search

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

I have a special interest in reverse searches. But I have seen a couple of examples lately that go a step further. Straight or forward search involves entering key words or phrases and then finding an assortment of different media results – get web pages, definitions, images, videos and other resources. Reverse search, as implemented by Google Goggles and TinEye , uses the very result of a search as an input. While Goggles lets you use a photo as an input, TinEye lets you use an image as an input to your search. that can contribute to this.

Making the Job Search Work for You - The Science of Fit

Learning on the Leading Edge

Ikea , for example, only wants to hire people who live by their values: ecology, minimalist, design-centric, quality oriented. Another great example of a company who hires for culture is Decker Outdoors , the makers of Uggs. And when you do search for employers, talk with all your friends first. " It was among the most popular shows of its time. " What??

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