Google’s Micro-Learning Findings
JULY 18, 2016
With the rise of mobile devises there has been more talk about micro-learning. There are many resources to learn more about micro-learning , but in a sentence it is a way to deliver learning content that is optimal for the smartphones and tablets. Mobile learning represents the transition for the elearning standard that has been prevalent for the past 15 years.
Google Classroom – Should You Use It?
AUGUST 28, 2014
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
Google Plus: Initial Impressions
JUNE 30, 2011
It’s been quite an interesting week on the Google front, with the launch of one new service after another. The one making the biggest waves (if you pardon the pun) has been Google+ (plus). A new profile feature that will probably replace Google’s current profile (I am not sure about this though). Will this make a better tool for learning than Facebook is?
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. It’s clear that Google has a specific target in mind with this page: developers (or at least very web-savvy). elearning MOOCs online learnin
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON. Learning Insights 2017 4 Thank you for taking time out. Learning Insights report. learning.
Opening up #learning: Google in the exam room
Learning with e's
MAY 1, 2015
Learning is changing, but are schools systems and testing methods keeping pace with these changes? In a recent BBC TV interview , the head of the examination and qualifications organisation OCR , Mark Dawe, argued that exams and other testing should change to accommodate the new ways of learning that are emerging. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Should they?
How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google
JANUARY 19, 2016
After all, bragging rights go a long way towards reinforcing learning. Google Sheets and a little code provide the solution. I know a lot of you use Google Docs every day. You may not realize that Google allows users to develop add-ons and applications on top of Docs using Google Apps Script (GAS). Google Apps Script. “Gamification.” But where to begin?
5 Reasons To Pay Attention To Google Glass
OCTOBER 9, 2013
We've been paying close attention to Google Glass, it is a unique wearable device that offers plenty for learning designers to be excited about. Future Learning Mobile Learning Google Glass Five reasons we think Glass is going to matter: Ubiquitous – always on, always there – we left computers behind on our desks when we left home or work, we carried […].
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?
Why Google Will Enter The E-Learning Industry
JANUARY 13, 2013
When you consider that e-learning (and now m-learning) is growing exponentially in terms of revenue generated, it’s not all that inconceivable to think that a juggernaut like Google would enter the fray to get their piece of the pie. If Google were to enter our industry, I think it would be most likely that they enter the MOOC realm. I mean, think about it.
eLearning: Google Gets Into Online Learning with "Power Searching with Google" Course
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 10, 2012
by AJ George I have recently written about how to use Google to search for eLearning images you can actually use and how to search specific websites using Boolean operators in Google search queries. Those Those skills, however, are just the tip of the Google search iceberg. Starting today (July 10), you can take a free virtual course called "Power Searching with Google" straight from the folks at Google. " You can learn more and sign up for the course here. eLearning mLearning
The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture
APRIL 5, 2016
Creating a learning-centered work culture isn’t that important unless you want to attract top talent, give your workers the tools they need to be successful and grow your business. Most, around 70%, of learning and development is still done through a traditional instructor. Google, of course. Oh, but you do want those things? The company in the spotlight?
Google Ditches Course Builder, Turns to edX
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Not too long ago, I did a short review of the Google MOOC building platform , Course Builder. The verdict of that review essentially stating that Google has made an “okay” start, but the program could stand a bit of a face-lift. Well, rather than a face-lift, it appears that the Google have decided to scrap the project altogether and head in another direction.
How Google is Changing Education
DECEMBER 11, 2013
There is no doubt Google has a huge impact on education. million: value of scholarships granted to 2,100 university students; 100 million +: number of views of Khan Academy video lessons on YouTube; 500,000+: videos in YouTube EDU; 15 million +: Volumes scanned in Google Books (An estimated 10% of the books printed since the Gutenberg Bible). Google is even changing our brains.
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! Today’s organizations expect employees to LEARN and INNOVATE at the ‘speed of business’! 70:20:10 Model in Learning & Development.
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. After researching this topic, I found that no matter how much you think you know about Google, you don’t know anything about Google. 3 Ask Google to Search a Specific Author.
Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?
JANUARY 4, 2012
On the 15th of December 2011, the Android Developer Relations team at Google launched the beta version of Android Training — a collection of classes to help developers build better Android apps using best practices in a variety of framework topics. This is a move in the right direction by Google, especially since many Smartphone users perceive Android apps to be inferior to Apple’s iOS.
Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing
JULY 23, 2014
We were GIFen no clues and it’s still a little bit of a secret but the wonderful Kelly Rush , Product Owner of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome , has asked me to GIF some ideas on the feature. What also happens is that the freshly cooked GIF is automatically saved to the TechSmith folder on Google Drive. Snagit with Google Docs. Snagit with Google Sheets.
TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome – Keep Scrollin’
JULY 29, 2014
In order to keep you from having to take multiple captures just to get the precise area you want, we’re taking some of the lessons we’ve learned on Windows and Mac, and applying them here. 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. Region Select Confirmation. Pop Up for Clarity.
Google Book Preview of "Learning in 3D"
DECEMBER 17, 2009
Want a sneak peak at Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration ? Here is a link to a Google book preview that you might enjoy. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.
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. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. THE DEVICE. 360° VIDEOS. 360° PHOTOS.
How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces
JULY 7, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist). And, ‘learning at the speed of need’ is the most significant factor that helps power up innovation. How does it help make workplace behaviours (including workplace learning) effective? What are the lessons learned?
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. Train for Every Scenario. New Initiatives Create Controversy.
Integrate Your E-Learning with Google Docs
APRIL 25, 2010
Many learning management systems provide a way to administer surveys. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed a survey created in Google Docs into a Lectora project. You can learn how to create a Google Survey in Google Docs Help section (creating forms from spreadsheets) or simply search for "How to create a Google Survey". by Jonathan Shoaf.
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]. The video shows an augmented reality concept that is integrated with Google’s services, with voice commands, video chat, location check-ins, maps (outside and in-store), weather, etc. The possibilities that emerge are quite remarkable. The future is now!
TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
*Video from the Live Google+ Hangout on Air will be posted here later today. We are excited for the upcoming release of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™! Join us today for our Live Google+ Hangout on Air at 4:00 pm EST. Talk with Troy Stein — Education Solutions Specialist, Kelly Rush — Product Marketing Manager, and Brian Bennett — Customer Solutions Engineer.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. RESPONSIVE E-LEARNING DESIGN.
Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
With almost 30 percent of the human population, or 2 billion people, using the internet; and 94 percent of US students equating research with using Google or other search engines, it comes as no surprise that 75 percent of students use Wikipedia and online encyclopedias for research. 1997: Google released. 1998 +: Link based ranking pioneered by Google. > 1962: J.C.R.
Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher
AUGUST 20, 2013
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. 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.
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
How is it that the Learning & Development organization—the group responsible for developing the company''s greatest asset, human capital—is often considered ''overhead'' ? They have fewer people than ever and they''re feeling the pressure of Corporate saying to them: ''Every day we stare at your Learning & Development budget and wonder: what are we getting out of it?
Set Up Google+ Authorship and Get Visible!
APRIL 20, 2014
The short answer to that is yes, there are many things, but for today let’s focus on a quick way to help make your course stand out even more in Google. Allow me to introduce you to Google+ Authorship! Chances are good you have seen certain websites in Google appearing with a little headshot next to it like this blog post from our own Katie Hurst. Need help? Contact us!
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,
What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
corporations to refocus their learning and development spend toward digital learning transformation. That also means learning leaders have to scale digital learning throughout the business for the long term. Omnipresent learning requires an organization’s learning ecosystem to support employees at any location, time and device, with frictionless access to content.
This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans
DECEMBER 6, 2012
Topic 3: How does learning need to change to accomodate shortening attention spans and changing reading preferences? Nicholas Carr wrote a terrific piece in The Atlantic back in 2008 (an eternity in internet time) asking if Google was making us stupid. How should learning design change to make the most of our new habits? The Atlantic: Is Google Making Us Stupid?
Is Google Glass the Next Big Thing in Corporate eLearning?
APRIL 15, 2014
Beginning at today at 9:00AM Eastern , Google will sell its wearable computing device, Glass, for $1,500 plus tax. The one-day sale is an expansion of Google’s Glass Explorer program, which. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].
Going native! eFrontPro for Android lands on Google Play Store
JANUARY 19, 2017
It’s time to welcome a fresh member to the team of superhero Talent Development and Learning platforms! It also has a strong focus on mobile and offline learning, and especially microlearning (and microcertifications). The app offers offline learning with automatic synchronization of your status to your eFrontPro portal when you are back online. Conclusion. That’s basically it.