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Adobe RoboHelp: Importing Google Docs

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Willam van Weelden,  COTP     As more companies make the move to Google products ( over 5 million and counting ), more content is created with  Google Docs. This is understandable as Google Docs allows people to simultaneously work on documents and see each other's edits in real time. Importing Google Docs into RoboHelp.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Or, for each course related to an internal process, add as a resource a link to an online, editable document to which learners can contribute. How did this happen? Apparently, You can read about this here  and here.

Course Review Tracking Template

Experiencing eLearning

How do you track revision comments in your e-learning or online courses? After I have gotten the feedback, I make the columns visible to add my comments and questions. I use Google Docs when I can for reviews because multiple reviewers can all see each others comments. Learning Instructional Design e-learning Google Docs instructionaldesign project management

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Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Or, for each course related to an internal process, add as a resource a link to an online, editable document to which learners can contribute. How did this happen? Apparently, You can read about this here  and here.

mLearning Presentations using Google Docs

mLearning Trends

A RT from Tim Martin at the Elearning Guild brought my attention to a blog posting by Wesley Fryer at Stormchasers about his use of Google Presentation -- part of the free cloud-based Google Docs service -- as a means of distributing mobile learning content to his ecosystem. Having used Google Docs for various business purposes in the past, I thought I'd give this use case another look and confirm for myself what others seemed so interesting in retweeting to the rest of the #mlearning followers. There's no tracking of who accessed the content and when.

Google Classroom – Should You Use It?


As we all know, Google is a force in many different facets of our daily lives. From a formal standpoint, Google scrapped their course builder program in favor of partnering with edX , but they still have other tools that are being leveraged across classrooms big and small. Most notably, the Google Classroom program. This evolution of Google makes sense. online learning

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What’s up with Google Glass – infographic

eLearn Hub

Posted in Interesting Stuff Google Glass is hanging around on the periphery about to become mainstream. What is Google Glass? Google Glass recognises […] The post What’s up with Google Glass – infographic appeared first on Related posts: How to use Glogster (graphic blogs) in an online course. What is SCORM & how do I use it to create a free online quiz? Interesting Stuff Distance Learning Google Docs learning tools Online Learning How could it help education? Wearable technology.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Those who aren’t are either offering native apps with online/offline synch or performing the shell game via the mobile web browser and calling it mobile learning. Online/Offline Synch. I am quite amazed at the number of vendors who really have zero idea on what the terminology of online/offline synchronization. Google Calendar. I love the end of the year. On Fire.

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Use Backupify to Backup Your Social Media Stuff!


Backupify "Backupify is an all-in-one archiving, search and restore service for the most popular online services including Google Apps, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa and more. " If you are looking for a tool to backup your social media stuff (Google Docs/Sites, Twitter, Blogger, Facebook, etc.), Blogger, Twitter, Facebook, Google Docs, and Google Calendar).

Why cloud authoring tools are the best tools for eLearning


For example, Google Docs) Everything is online and you just need to log in to get started with your work. Many cloud authoring tools like Google Docs , QuoDeck , etc. Let’s start by understanding, what exactly is ‘Cloud Authoring’! Cloud authoring is ‘internet based authoring’. In other words, one can access these tools using their web browser. They are free!

TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Full Title: Creating a Culture of Learning – Modeling a Vision for Technology Use in an Online Environment to Impact the Use of Technology in the K-12 System. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. Summary: “This session will share ideas of how to create a culture of learning in an online class at the university level so that it will impact the vision and use of technology at the K-12 level. Creating an online learning environment that utilizes differentiated strategies to meet the needs of a diverse student population will be addressed.&#. Skype.

The 5-Day Learning Adventure at Jazan University!


Set up your own blog using Google Blogger. Discuss how to use wikis to facilitate collaborative online learning and teaching. Use Google Docs for collaborative document development. Use Google Sites for collaborative website development. Click on the Links to access all the resources shared for the respective workshops highlighted below. Social_Media web2.0

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Review Cycles: Questions to Ask and Online Collaboration

E-learning Uncovered

Online Draft. Or can it live in an online spreadsheet or wiki that anyone can see or update at any time? Most of our clients like the idea of using a spreadsheet to track open issues and questions, like the one we posted here as a resource to our E-Learning Uncovered: From Concept to Execution book.  We prefer putting this type of spreadsheet in Google Docs.  Some companies block Google Docs.   We’ve used SharePoint in those cases.  The post Review Cycles: Questions to Ask and Online Collaboration appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered

Tips to Terminate Typos

360 Training

Google Docs. Google Docs also offers a spelling and grammar check, though more basic than that of Word. To use it, click Tools , then click Spelling. A red squiggle will display under words that Google Docs does not recognize. Text that is clean and free from spelling and grammatical errors gives your online course a polished, professional feel—well worth the effort it takes to ensure it. Editing your own work can be challenging. Getting a friend or colleague or editor to proofread your work is great—but not always an option. Read it later.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

Now, how many times in an average day do you check something online? What is your instant reaction? [ ] Write an explanation and email it back. [ ] Find a link and send it to the person. [ ] Tell the person to use keywords and search online. How many times have you used Google Docs because it is faster to exchange ideas and comment at the same time? Link to Youtube.

Wikis for Learning at Jazan University (#JazanU)!


WIKI WORKSHOP Wikis empowers us with the ability to collaborate online in developing websites and documents. In this workshop, we will explore how we can use wikis with our students to facilitate collaborative online learning spaces. LEARNING OUTCOMES After this workshop, you will be able to: Discuss how to use wikis to facilitate collaborative online learning and teaching.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

The top tool for the 4 th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2 nd ) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive)  (3 rd ) retaining their places for the 3 rd year in succession. Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools for Learning 2012 from Jane Hart. Top Tools 2012

25 eLearning tools you need to have


Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. Tool:  Google Drive. What it does:  Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage at LearnUpon. Tool:  Google Calendar. Tool:  Google Docs.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. This can be an interesting quiz / test tool especially if you already use Google docs.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity. collect them all in a simple (albeit messy) Google Doc as the ideas come to me. Mistakes I Made. Blogging Platforms. Every business needs a website.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

Should we all be taking online courses from the very best we can access? How does a local university with a limited brand compare to an online degree from a much bigger brand? Or compare to someone who aggregates content from various online sources? My daughter last year took an online summer school course taught by her high school teacher. This already is available.

How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training


Since technology has made access to information a lot easier, you can put your compliance training materials online for any of your employees to access. There are several free programs such as Google Docs or Dropbox where you can place these materials. This is why compliance training is necessary so that one doesn’t violate company policy (or even worse, the law).

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

These won’t be on my submission to Jane, because for purposes of the survey: A learning tool is any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning or for teaching or training. Google. really enjoy using Google to search images. store all my files online, in Dropbox, Google Docs, and iCloud. Books.

Vintage Is In: 5 Old Skills You Still Need


Communication might have moved online, but email will never compare to the good old fashioned phone call. Technology can be wrong: Microsoft Office and Google docs won’t always be able to catch your mistakes. Interpersonal skills ( This is woefully untrue.

Unlocked: The OpenSesame Blog's Greatest Hits of 2014


Head to Head: INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice. This one from our popular Head to Head Series stirred up some controversy over the “best” word processing program.are you team LibreOffice, Google Docs, or Microsoft Word?  . As we wrap up 2014, we’ve been spending time looking back on the year and how far we’ve come. By: Dana Rosen.  . OpenSesame Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

There’s nothing like sitting in a coffee shop with your laptop, sipping java and eating pastries (only the healthy ones) and learning how to use Captivate or Final Cut Pro with lynda’s excellent online software tutorials. Post from: The eLearning Coach Online Training Library Review. The Best Features. There’s a lot to like about Tweet This!

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

The ability to connect with like minded people, converse with them in a quick and easy way, ask ad hoc questions, and exchange ideas, thoughts and experiences, is what draws people into Twitter – not as part of an online course or for  formal training – but simply as a place to network with like-minded individuals, and to learn from them constantly, sometimes even without realising it.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

edmodo (originally developed for teachers and schools – includes grading features social go – sharing features, including video, blogging and works with Wordpress allow microblogging, profiles, groups, messaging, questions, polls, tagging, search Public social networks: Facebook LinkedIn Ning Yahoo Groups Google groups Some of these have member control and private groups Facebook the most accessed site in 2010! 1/8 minutes online is spent on FB! Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content.

'Using Facebook & Twitter For Learning & Teaching' Workshop


The Future of Online Education is Now (Video) MIT & Harvard edX Initiative Anatomy of a PLE Moodle is an Airport Moodle Wish A collection of PLEs The Smart Worker's Guide to Social Media (Jane Hart) MOOC Guide What is a MOOC? INTRODUCTION Today more than 900 million people use Facebook, and more than 300 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another.

Sharpest tools in the box

Learning with e's

It may be worth something in a few years time, mainly as a museum piece. 7) Google. Many of the Google suite of tools have become quite important in my working day. Google Docs is great for sharing and collaborating on documents, and Google Scholar is good for keeping up with citations, publications and metrics. The secret of the programme is in its simplicity.

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

Be it socio-political conflicts in countries, online campaigns to create awareness about a disease outbreak, raising funds for calamity struck people or learning to do every day stuff- the social media is now playing a crucial role in our lives. Consider Google for example, it constantly tops charts when it comes to providing the best work culture for employees.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

This article focuses on one of the most important criteria for online instruction effectiveness – the interface. Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online. Lists free ebooks for children which you can view online. 7. This article mentions some of the best online destinations to know about the hot happenings of the video games industry. 11 Ways to Learn in 2011.

The OER Workshop at OUM!


During these two days, we will explore and discuss together the concept of OER, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Creative Commons (CC), business models, and variety of OpenCourseWares (OCW) and content development tools. Three Kinds of MOOCs UDACITY Coursera Futurelearn Udemy edX D ark side of MOOCs (Infographic) What are we Learning from Online Education? Let's OER! Thanks!)

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Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013


learning tool is a software tool or online tool or service. vote for Google will be a vote for Google Search, so if you want to vote for other Google tools, you will need to name them individually, e.g. Google Docs/Drive, Google Scholar, Google Maps, etc. A vote for Google Apps will be for the badged collection of Google Apps for Business or Education,  not a generic term for all Google applications. Below is an extract from the original post  on the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies blog. How to vote.