Google’s Micro-Learning Findings
JULY 18, 2016
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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”.
The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
” ~ 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.
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
14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes
JUNE 13, 2014
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?
5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News
WalkMe Training Station
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Inspired by a Google News search for “training” (that came up with absolutely zero results in the first several pages related to employee software adoption) in this article, I zoom out and take a look at what is happening in the news and what we can learn from the many aspects of training in other industries. 1. But training is a much larger concept than what I deal with in my day-to-day.
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
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!
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.”
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.
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.
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring 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?
#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.
Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher
AUGUST 20, 2013
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.
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.
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
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?
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 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.
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.
Why Google Translate Is Not the Best Tool for E-learning Translations
AUGUST 9, 2016
Jim, who was running short of training dollars, used Google Translate to accomplish the task. Why is the output of Google Translate not very accurate? . To get the answer, we have to know how Google Translate works. When Google Translate finds the two meanings in the corpus of texts, it is “confused”, as it is not aware of the context in which the sentence is used.
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.
Informal Learning on Google Books FREE
MARCH 27, 2015
Informal Learning is available via Google Books. Informal Learning Just Jay Read a couple of chapters for free.
Using Google Analytics to up your eCommerce game
JANUARY 5, 2017
We’ve given you some basic guidelines on the use of Google Analytics for eCommerce before. One of the most useful features of Google Analytics is the ability to set your own source and medium for traffic, allowing you to categorise incoming traffic in ways that match your internal business goals and eLearning targets. These are just some aspects of Google Analytics’ deeper features.
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
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Big Data analytics can help us make well-informed decisions about the learning programs that we develop. It allows track informal learning experiences such as playing games and simulations, and also real-world activities (such as visiting web sites, attending conferences, etc.) We see more and more publishers coming in to this market (including Google!). INTRODUCTION. BIG DATA.
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.
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!
How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 28, 2014
LearnQ – a mobile-based performance support app – a reference version of our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access the required information on the LMS while on the go. The app provides quick access to the company’s services and products as well as other information. The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. Articles/Posts.