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Google’s Micro-Learning Findings

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Major companies around the world are recognizing the importance of micro-learning, including Google. In fact, Google has set-up an entire site on the topic at thinkwithgoogle.com. The site is dedicated to Google’s research and findings as it relates to the way we sell, purchase, and learn with technology. The It is a really exciting time for the elearning industry.

‘Google Maps’ App

Dont Waste Your Time

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

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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!

Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

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?

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. more informal communication methods. Rather than a formal, once-a-year review, managers and their direct reports hold regular, informal “touch-points” where they set or. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly.

Google Wave in education

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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

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome – Keep Scrollin’

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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 Twitter can be used for informal personal learning?

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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?

Google’s Glass Project – Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses

Upside Learning

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

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. more informal communication methods. Rather than a formal, once-a-year review, managers and their direct reports hold regular, informal “touch-points” where they set or. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

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.

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

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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.

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

eLearning Brothers

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!

How Google is Changing Education

eFront

“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.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

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”.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. 2014 will be the year of Informal Learning, with an increased adoption at the organizational level.” – Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014. What other inspiring quotes on informal & social learning have you come across?

Coming Soon to a Chrome Browser Near You… (Hint: It Involves Snagit for Google Chrome)

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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!

TechSmithies Go Google+

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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

The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture

SHIFT eLearning

These days, this is not a very effective way to get workers or learners to retain and indeed engage with information[2]. 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?

Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility

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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.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business! However, they possess significantly low levels of skills around the informal or social learning areas. ” ~ Marc Prensky. INTRODUCTION.

Project Glass: Augmented Reality from Google

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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.

Learning and Emergent Leadership at Google

Learning and Working on the Web

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%

Jay Cross

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.”

Host Student Websites with Google Drive

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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.

Google Glass – ‘the view from up here’ #ifihadglass

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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 Plus – its really all about *you*

Adventures in Corporate Education

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.

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained

LearnDash

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

How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars

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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.

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Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher

Learnnovators

Information is power. In this knowledge era, people who can locate information quickly are considered to be more knowledgeable than those who carry information with them. 43.78% of Internet users visit Google daily. Any particular visitor visits Google 13.5 times in a given day; he/she stays on Google for 12:02 minutes. GOOGLE-A-DAY. ” ~ C. S.

#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

Learning Visions

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.

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DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

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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!

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. To transition from a hierarchical to a networked and transparent culture requires a conscious untangling of all the unspoken assumptions and biases that inform the present culture and values. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. And therein lies the problem. How is this change related to social learning?

Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

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.

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

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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.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

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.