Google Course Builder: Initial Review
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
Not too long ago, Google came out with a Course Builder program, designed to allow schools and institutions an easy way to set-up their own MOOC platform. Naturally, I have some high expectations, I mean, this is Google after all. Here’s to hoping that the development doesn’t go the way of Google Sites. Coolhunting. Data Mining with Weka. Data Privacy and Security.
‘Google Maps’ App
Dont Waste Your Time
DECEMBER 13, 2012
Ever since the upgrade to iOS6 the one thing I, and many more, have missed are the Google Maps. Well, ever since news leaked of Google Maps being ready for the App Store we have been waiting for it’s release. ‘Google Maps’ (iPhone/iPad/iPod) : Thankfully available on the iPhone again, I’ve missed this. ” Google Maps (free): [link].
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!
Serendipitous, #informal learning through some ages
AUGUST 4, 2014
Informal learning has been an important self-constructing force throughout the ages. For I wonder how much of informal learning is actually new, in the face of technology I mean. For in a way expert learning is always a result of informal learning, for there is no other way new knowledge can be produced. What do we do with Google view? missing recent women here).
7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics
Armed with this information, managers can directly discover their people’s shortcomings and. In fact, Google improved overall employee health by reducing the calorie intake of its. Google did this with an initiative called Project Oxygen, and created a list of 8 behaviors that the most successful. At Google, the high-scoring managers saw less turnover. 7 Secrets for.
Big Data at Google
JUNE 10, 2014
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?
Google’s Glass Project – Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses
APRIL 5, 2012
Google officially announced Project Glass yesterday. You need to be logged into your Google Account to view this post]. Imagine using glasses like this in the workplace; rather than being connected to Google’s services, the glasses connect with your own organization’s web services. Innovation augmented reality Augmented Reality Glasses Google's Glass Project Project Glass
How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning?
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 5, 2015
As I highlighted in my post from last year I have found Twitter the single most important source of information, events, research, back-channel, inspiration, and motivation I have even come across. Thinking about the people and organisations you follow on Twitter, how did you identify them as useful to follow for your personal informal learning? SB: Thank you. What should you include?
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. Now, when you encounter one of those pages, we pop up a window that gives you a bit more information about what’s happening, and give you the option to capture the full tab as an image, or to start a screen video recording. Keep in Touch!
How Google is Changing Education
DECEMBER 11, 2013
“Education lies at the very core of our company’s mission, to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” — Page and Brin. There is no doubt Google has a huge impact on education. Google’s education initiatives focus on making learning magical for students, empowering innovative communities and building a foundation of technology and access.
Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained
JUNE 6, 2016
The opportunity for higher quality gains is in informal learning. have touched on informal learning before as we are seeing it grow in popularity in modern organizations. For instance, informal learning may be the method of choice for startups as they don’t have the funds necessary to implement a full-blown learning & development program. elearning
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
through informal channels, on-the-job experience. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Companies should couple social and informal. manager 73% Google or. are consciously looking at the 70:20:10 model to help inform their approach. “My vision is to embed a 70:20:10 model of learning where we optimise. Multi-layered, informative and easy to access.
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. You can trying apply these tips to whatever information you are using, this is not just for eLearning. How can you ask Google to search the web for their work? This is a fun tip. Try it!
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.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. By the close of the workshop, you will be able to… understand what informal learning is, how it works, why it’s important. spot the fakes, e.g. “managing informal learning”.
Project Glass: Augmented Reality from Google
Dont Waste Your Time
APRIL 5, 2012
Announced by Google this week: Project Glass. ” According to Google – “We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. Other Project Glass stories: Google’s ‘Project Glass’ Augmented Reality Glasses Are Real And In Testing. Google Gets Transparent With Glass, Its Augmented Reality Project.
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? For more information, watch our overview video here. It’s free!
5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget
and a wealth of information constantly at their fingertips. Ebbinghaus, the Forgetting Curve shows that people forget 50% of information presented within. In order to increase how much information employees. help companies like Google and Facebook become leaders in their industry. data like pass-fail and enrollment information. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. overall.
Learning and Emergent Leadership at Google
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 18, 2014
Google seems to get it. Gideon Rosenblatt highlights a conversation in the New York Times that Thomas Friedman had with Google’s VP of People Operations, Laszlo Bock. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information.”. Helping people work on complex problems in networks is one of our management challenges for this decade. It’s learning ability.
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. think it’s held up rather well. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Because organizations are oblivious to informal learning, they fail to invest in it. “Informal Learning.”
TechSmithies Go Google+
JULY 22, 2011
Google+ is here. What is Google+?". Google+ is a hybrid of the various social tools many people are already using on the web. It's Google's attempt to do social media better than the rest. Posts shared on Google+ are not subject to a character limit and are editable after they're posted. Just remember: we are individuals, too. TechSmith 38
Host Student Websites with Google Drive
AUGUST 7, 2013
the information. 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. You can break them down into three roles: HTML ? how it looks.
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!
The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture
APRIL 5, 2016
These days, this is not a very effective way to get workers or learners to retain and indeed engage with information. Google, of course. Here are four actions your company can take to build a strong learning culture like Google's -- without spending millions: Learning CultureOh, but you do want those things? The company in the spotlight?
Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. decided to test Google myself. entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself. Either way, I’m quite shocked, I expected it to be hard to find the correct information, but I didn’t expect to find false information like I did.
Google Plus – its really all about *you*
Adventures in Corporate Education
JULY 10, 2011
Google has released a new social media platform called Google Plus (g+). If you are interested in a HOW-TO document for g+ check out this crowd-sourced Google doc (its a work in progress.). Filtering information : You are responsible for scanning and filtering the firehose of information that comes at you from the people you follow. Get on Google plus now, while highly influential people are still accessible. Let’s embrace the overflow of information, and share the methods that we are personally using to make sense of the mayhem.
Our Take on Google+
AUGUST 5, 2011
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 to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars
OCTOBER 18, 2012
This post offers a wealth of information when it comes to recording things like webinars, Google Hangouts, and Skype calls. An informal video going through the process of recording a Google Hangout with Snagit. made an example of what the end result of a Google Hangout recorded with Snagit looks like below. The post How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. This post offers a wealth of information when it comes to recording things like webinars, Google Hangouts, and Skype calls.
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. All that said, there is still a lot of information and learning that is legitimately unique to a given company.
What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Google just might change the way you teach—in a good way. After making a full Google Docs integration this year in my history classroom, I will never go back,” wrote Nate Green, an educator and blogger with edSocialMedia.com. Here’s what you need to know about using Google in the classroom. Students can see homework in the stream and create and edit it within Google docs. These are just a few of the most valuable features every teacher needs to know about Google Classroom. If Google Classroom seems overwhelming, don’t worry. Google Earth.
Google Glass – ‘the view from up here’ #ifihadglass
Dont Waste Your Time
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
YouTube: Google Glass. Google have released this video in an attempt to try and show how their Google Glass will work. Obviously More information is available on www.google.com/glass website. Related posts: Project Glass: Augmented Reality from Google. Google Wave: 100 tips & tricks. Multiple Google accounts? when I’m 0ut-and-about.
Google 3D Graphing
MARCH 31, 2012
Erik, who is finishing up his BSEE this Spring, I learn that there are a few things I do not know about Google. insert into Google): sqrt(x*x+y*y)+3*cos(sqrt(x*x+y*y))+5. to keep me informed about Google's latest tricks! Via my son. Try this! Here is another example, with the image! click to maximize). 3*cos(sqrt(x*x+y*y))+10. --. College Search Web/Tech
How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)
Coffee and Design
MAY 29, 2014
As Google already is, they must fight to maintain the value that they have built for their market. Google understands that to be successful in the tech world they must maintain value but also add value. Originally posted by Derek Brown on LinkedIn How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook). Someone will dethrone Google, not just compete with them.
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning
Dawn of Learning
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
If L&D took a Google Analytics approach to learning, they could. Typical Google Analytics Metrics Visitors: How many unique learners visited the learning content , and how many pages, topics, videos, content nuggets, courses etc. Why: This information helps us to identify which channels perform best and where we should focus our promotional efforts. were visited?
Google's New Interface for News: The FastFlip
Learning and Technology
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
Google has released a new interface for thier news. think it is interesting because it represents another way to access and browse information. 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.
Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 3, 2011
The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? Therefore if we want to measure the impact of learning (formal or informal) we need to measure that impact. How do you measure it? So this is an excellent question.
Google Wave in education
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Continuing on from my first post on Google Wave: “What is Google Wave? I’ve been finding and reading (and printing, sorry trees) a fair bit of information. I can’t keep my mind ordered enough to remember where I’m putting it all, so I’ll put links and choice quotes below; The Complete Guide to Google Wave Not necessarily about [.]. Tags: eLearning Google Google Wave Technology
#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google. Social Media @ Google Part 1: How Google manages external communicates to make news and info about google findable to the outside world Part 2: Internal communication and discovery Part 1: How Google communicates publicly: Don’t do traditional press releases 150+blogs!, 100 Twitter accts, 20 FB pages…this is all for Google corporate info (how tos product news, etc.) No dedicates editors – no long approval chains.
Learn a New Skill: Data, Knowledge, Google Analytics, and You
JANUARY 5, 2015
There is something every web-based business, blog, and website is learning to live by: Google Analytics. If you don’t already know why you need web analytics, what Google Adwords offers, or have access to the information Google Analytics offers, you are already behind. With a monthly cost of exactly $0, automatic reports, and Adwords there is no good reason to not be utilizing the awesome power of Google Analytics. Here are just three of the awesome tools and capabilities offered by Google Analytics: Tracking multiple websites. Adwords.
How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces
JULY 7, 2014
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. THE JOURNEY: Innovation is driving today’s businesses and workplaces around the world. Videos. Books.
Inside TechSmith: Using Google Content Experiments with AdWords
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
Google Content Experiments was released out of beta not long ago. This new Google Analytics experiment feature offers a way to test the efficacy of different versions of your content at no cost other than your own time and resources you put into the experiments. Nevertheless, we put up a Google Content Experiment to test a few different landing pages that we use for AdWords traffic.
The Psychology of How Learners Explore and Find Information Online
APRIL 8, 2014
Psychologists, eLearning professionals and other experts have always been interested in how we consume information online. Receiving and transmitting information are not new to us. But our entirely novel information environments are clearly shaping the way we search for and consume information. Today, "p roviding people with access to more information is not the problem.
Google Buzz in eLearning
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
The web is abuzz with talk of Google Buzz. Let Google do the explaining –. Google keeps a lot of these features are in perpetual beta, it’s early days yet and who knows how this new tool will evolve. Buzz emulates or rather brings some features of Google Wave to Gmail. Related posts: Google Fusion – Is This the Future of Free Data Visualization? What does buzz do?
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
This article recently appeared in a newspaper in Rio: I stuffed the text into Google Translate and pressed the button. People who are no longer freshmen, he argues, should invest their time in eLearning and informal learning in social networks. As the informal knowledge could develop business? CROSS: Informal learning is the main form of learning at work. Just Jay
APRIL 6, 2016
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.