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. It was a fascinating discussion covering a wide range of topics around the future of corporate learning and skills development.
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). Sparks – the content search mechanism is unlike anything I’ve seen; enter an interest into the box and Google fetches web elements that might be related to the interest. Have you tried it?
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 29, 2013
Thanks to Sue Beckingham (again) I now have a natty shortened URL for my Google+ account. Yeah, thought so, and by signing in to the website using your Google account you can get (basic) statistics on the use of your URL. Related posts: Multiple Google accounts? Google Chrome Extension: Goo.gl #edtech. ‘Google Maps’ App. Using GPlus.to link]. edtech.
Snagit for Chrome and Google Classroom
AUGUST 11, 2014
This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom. That day has finally come, which means its time to start playing to learn just what it can do. Cant see the embedded video?
Be More Google: Using Big Data to Shape the Learner Experience
MAY 6, 2016
The post Be More Google: Using Big Data to Shape the Learner Experience appeared first on HT2. Learning Data Learning Strategy Big Data Ecosystems xAPI
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 […].
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. Each journey supports diagnosis, learning, application, reflection, and collaboration between. participants and their managers The ManagementPlus portal organizes the learning. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. moving from traditional performance. happening now. We’ve.
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. mean, think about it.
Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
MARCH 2, 2015
The learning industry is making use of mobile devices to deliver just-in-time learning for some years now. Added to that, wearable technology will also be increasingly utilized to create better and more impactful avenues of learning. Last year, all predictions pointed to the evident trend of utilizing Wearable gadgets for training and learning. contact-form-7].
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. 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. But where to begin? Add GAS to the Sheet.
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?
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
Operations at Google, sums it up best: “Performance. Each journey supports diagnosis, learning, applica- tion, reflection, and collaboration between partici- pants and their managers The ManagementPlus portal organizes the learning. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. moving from traditional performance. happening now.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
Learning and Emergent Leadership at Google
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 18, 2014
Two themes I have discussed here for a number of years are: 1) work is learning and learning is the work; and 2) leadership is an emergent property of networks. Learning has to be part of the workflow. Google seems to get it. Work is Learning: For every job, though, the No. It’s learning ability. Further Reading: Work is Learning & Learning is the Work.
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. Did you know you can have Google finish your search?
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. What about students and their learning? Other Project Glass stories: Google’s ‘Project Glass’ Augmented Reality Glasses Are Real And In Testing.
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.
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?
Is Your Google My Google??
JULY 15, 2011
I recently learned that Google Search Results vary for the exact same keyword queries EVEN IF one is NOT logged into Google. Thus, Google Search picks up on other aspects of your online presence (browser, location, etc), and presents you with what it believes are your optimum results. Watch this Ted Lecture to learn more about the subject. Your Location.
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. 2008: Google Chrome browser launched. eLearning Learning Tools Google
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!].
Learning And Social Networks
JULY 12, 2011
Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Like so many other Google products, this one is in beta and is gradually opening up to more users. One unique aspect separates Plus from other Google services. It was great to see how Google’s engineers solicited feedback, which they got almost instantaneously and were able to act on it quickly.
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.
Host Student Websites with Google Drive
AUGUST 7, 2013
These languages are surprisingly simple to learn, and as a result, more and more schools are teaching basic coding classes using the web as a platform. little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. Host with Google Drive. The post Host Student Websites with Google Drive appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.
The question I didn’t want Google to help me with
Dont Waste Your Time
MAY 18, 2015
“The need to know the capital of Florida died when my phone learned the answer.” Which is why I am so proud of myself – this weekend I figured out something quite trivial without the help of Google. Yes, I finished the task off by using Google to find the name I didn’t know, but I used my slowly deteriorating grey-matter and did it myself. Private Pyle.
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.
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!
Learning Myths: Debunked
AUGUST 20, 2015
Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. But these are not “learning styles” as such and should be treated with more respect.