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. Animated GIFs are silent movies. Snagit with Google Docs.
Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google
JUNE 29, 2011
This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. It’s also able to deal with embeddeded/nested movie clips, which is quite cool and allows for complex animations that would otherwise be a struggle to create using HTML5’s canvas element. Simply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Incidentally, Adobe had worked on just such a tool called Wallaby.
Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience
JULY 5, 2012
From all the amazing news Google shared at this year’s I|O conference, to me the biggest one was the availability of the Google Chrome browser for iPad and iPhone. Netflix for example is available virtually everywhere, I can start watching a movie on my PC, pause it, grab my iPad and continue it there and then finish it in my living room later that night. Send to Kindle.
Create #mobile #quizzes free & paid options for #mlearning
JULY 5, 2012
One great option is combining a set of Google elements. All you need is a Google account, Google drive (for forms and spreadsheets) and setting up a mobile enabled blog (Posterous, Blogger, Wordpress). mobile tools mLearning html5 tutorial mobile learning Google drive how to mobimoocThe question was sent to me through my ask box!
Learning with e's
JANUARY 28, 2014
Slightly self conscious wearing Glass Are we headed for a cyborg future? I''m not sure, but I tried Google Glass for the first time last night and I was conscious that I was looking like a cyborg. That''s one of the benefits of having dinner with David Kelly, Learning and Development Consultant, and owner of one of the infamous Google beta testing devices. quick tap, and it''s gone.
Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common
AUGUST 27, 2013
I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects. I’m always amazed at how these massive productions begin with someone’s imagination and evolve into the magnificent movies we see on screen. While watching the film, it occurred to me that there are a lot of similarities between producing a movie and producing an eLearning project. Share this on Google+.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 24, 2014
The Google Glass and other Augmented Reality wearables look interesting but inherently dangerous. want my own ultra-thin roll-up large LCD TV screen for home movie viewing! bett2014 augmented reality blogging education gestural interfaces Google Glass learning personal research smart mobile Technology user generated content video webcasting It''s impossible. Unported License.
The Corporate University Shift: Why Great Companies Invest in Custom Learning
AUGUST 16, 2016
From Google to Zappos, corporate universities have taken on more meaning than just an afternoon of mandatory video tutorials. Google’s Googleplex: Using play for spontaneous exploration. The workplace culture is such that Pixar management hopes to keep employees around for 25 years (and another few decades of amazing movies). 7. But your organization doesn’t have to have a sprawling Google-like campus or the imagination of Pixar to implement better education. What’s more, many employees come to work wanting to learn and better their position—what about them?
Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training
JULY 2, 2015
Remember the days when you looked forward to field trips to the planetarium, hovering over a formaldehyde preserved frog with your lab team, or seeing the movie version of Lord of the Rings on a Friday afternoon? Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. Share this on Google+. Not New, But Improved.
What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?
AUGUST 17, 2016
Social media doesn’t just close the gap between ourselves and movie stars, it also opens up a world of communication options to industry peers, thought leaders, and potential clients. If you Google it, an answer shall appear. . What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. New more consistent source of materials.
Google Knowledge Graph
Take an e-Learning Break
MAY 18, 2012
The Knowledge Graph enables you to search for things, people or places that Google knows about—landmarks, celebrities, cities, sports teams, buildings, geographical features, movies, celestial objects, works of art and more—and instantly get information that’s relevant to your query. This is a critical first step towards building the next generation of search, which taps into the collective intelligence of the web and understands the world a bit more like people do. Check it out: [link] [link] [link
What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry
JULY 14, 2016
With the application’s GPS interface to Google Maps, landmarks are chosen as places for increased activity. On nicer days, games could be structured outside the facility to aid in employee morale, and eventually, we may get cool practical apps or glasses that can project emails and vital information right in front of us like in sci-fi movies of the past. Augmented Reality.
Join #MobiMOOC for an #ethical debate on #mLearning #philosophy
AUGUST 28, 2012
John has been adding content to the course wiki, creating an interesting set of resources (movies, papers.) so feel free to have a look already. If you feel a growing interest, or if you have strong ideas on the subject, get to the MobiMOOC google group , become a member for free and get engaged in the MobiMOOC course! What is your opinion on these random questions? continents.
(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
For this blog I suffice to say that you can screencast (make a movie of your computer screen), on-the-fly videos (amateur quality with iphone, ipad or simple camera), professional videos, web lectures and live stream (let online follow a meeting by people who are not there). nice idea is a stopmotion movie. with animoto you can produce a short movie with pictures. Tie a tie?
#Googleglass out, other smart tech in? Where is #educational bonus?
JANUARY 16, 2015
And with Google just releasing today that Google glasses will be reinvented, if not stopped, it got me thinking about cost and educational options. Just think about all the developers that bought the Google glasses (1500$) and now get the news that the project is being reinvented. you choose for the cheaper option: e.g. Google cardboard. Time or budget wise.
100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
JULY 17, 2016
Genius brain teasers : @GBrainTeasers puzzles, riddles, mathematical problems, mastermind, music, word puzzles, stereograms, cinemania … Google Maps : @googlemaps Photographic dispatches from Planet Earth. Google Facts : @Google Facts Learn new things every day. When you doubt our facts, Google is your friend. Wikipedia). Please leave in the comments below.
More Than 30 Drag and Drop Examples
JULY 5, 2016
Movie Trivia. On a side note, there were a lot of interactions that I couldn’t share because it was either a broken link because the file was moved or the interaction was hosted on Google Drive. Google Drive links are not going to work in about a month. It helps to look at what others are doing to get ideas and inspiration for your own work. Drag and Drop Examples.
eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
Google Buzz. Google has announced Buzz a new social media service that would be integrated within Gmail. Using Buzz you can connect to the other social media services like Twitter, Picasa, Flickr and Google reader. You can ask Siri to find a place for dinner, tell you what’s playing at a local jazz club or get tickets to a movie. Related posts: Google Buzz in eLearning.
20+ eLearning Tools and Resources
JULY 24, 2014
Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. Then fine tune your movie just the way you want it. Google Forms. Google offers a suite of apps that makes creating files easy and collaborative, no matter where you are or what device you’re working from. Google Google Forms allows the user to easily create a personalized course surveys. Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! SCORM. Audio.
The Return Of Video To eLearning
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Interactive: One of the common issues held against using video is that it is passive and not interactive. I don’t agree with that; if you recollect a movie you watched that has had a lasting impact on your thinking you know engagement and interaction are different things. agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Why Video Again? Look at the two videos below.
Future of Ed #AI DeepMind computer teaches itself to play Atari 2600 games
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
DeepMind takes over Atari high scores Google''s DeepMind is something to be reckoned with, and an technological evolution that will push us to rethink society (at least, that''s what I think). How do we see the world when Artificial Intelligence takes over work that we find ''humanly satisfying''? What about game-based learning ? Will Art be the last job standing?
tips for Search Engine Optimization from Google itself
OCTOBER 30, 2007
In my quest to optimize my blog I came accross this SEO movie. It is over 1 hour of media, but worth it if you want to get some on optimizing your blog or site. If you do not feel like watching the video, take a look at what Stephan Spencer wrote on CNET
5 Ways to Bring Contextual Learning to Your Association
MARCH 19, 2015
Are we talking about a car in an action movie, a firework, or some leftovers that were microwaved for too long? Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Then it exploded. By itself, this sentence doesn’t say much. What exploded and was it supposed to? Why did it blow up? Without context the information is meaningless. eLearning works the same way. That’s generic.
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
Google Swiffy. You can add text and images with easy-to-use drag-and-drop feature and use multi-touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, keynote presentations, 3D objects, and lot more, and publish the eBook. So here’s a few – 15 actually! – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning.
AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
Like many of you, my first look at augmented reality (AR) came via 80s action movies (e.g. From sports telecasting (the yellow “first down line”) to mobile phone applications (Google Sky Map), AR is changing the way we live AND learn. Google Goggles – a search engine that uses pictures instead of words. Introduction to AR. Robocop and Terminator).
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
This references the growing trend among Netflix subscribers who use the on-demand television and movie steaming service to watch entire television series in one sitting. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” The piece brought up a good point.
Wait a minute—TechSmith Snagit for…Linux?
DECEMBER 2, 2013
In our drive to provide TechSmith users the ability to capture screenshots on their preferred system, last month we introduced TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome. What is Snagit for Google Chrome? Assuming you’re using Google Chrome on Linux , you can simply head over to the Snagit for Chrome website. Are you a Linux user? Wouldn’t it be nice if we had Snagit for Linux?
Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
AUGUST 27, 2015
Google. really enjoy using Google to search images. If I need to remember who someone in a photograph is, Google will tell me about 80% of the time. store all my files online, in Dropbox, Google Docs, and iCloud. As movie editors go, this one’s simple as can be. It’s enlightening to review what’s best in the toolbox. Friends. Books. WordPress.
DIY Virtual Reality: World of Warcraft Thinks Inside the Box at Comic-Con 2015
AUGUST 10, 2015
But with the 2016 release of the World of Warcraft movie, big names and big budgets have been thrown around to make a flick that hardcore gamers can appreciate. By working with Google to construct a cardboard box-like viewing device, users were asked to slip the viewer over their smartphones. Mass-Market Virtual Reality. Let’s face it: Virtual reality simulations aren’t cheap.
Reflections of a mooc unvirgin
MARCH 11, 2013
The course was supported by social media groups across several platforms, including Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. In one thread, for example, the discussion descended into a list of sci-fi movies; no explanation as to how they were pertinent to the conversation, but oh what a list! I recently completed my first mooc, and I will soon receive the certificate to prove it. Vomit.
Top 5 eLearning Technologies To Look Out For In 2016
JANUARY 18, 2016
The idea of simply slipping on a headset and immediately being immersed into another world seems like something out of a sci-fi movie, but virtual reality gadgets, such as Google Glass, Oculus Rift and others, are making it possible. The eLearning industry is experiencing a revolution. Cloud-based Development Tools. Wearable Technology. Virtual Reality Eyewear. Training Telepresence.
10 steps to convert a DVD into a #mobile format
AUGUST 14, 2012
If you have a documentary or a movie you made on history that you can distribute on mobile devices, you can deliver it to your learners in advance of a field trip. During the last couple of months colleagues of mine (and family) have been asking to give them an easy way to rip and convert DVD movies to a format that works on their mobile device. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6.
How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes
JULY 12, 2012
this was critical too me, as I like to record high quality movies and pictures for later recall (visual person). That way your mobile device can be used as a media broadcast device (I like such a feature a lot, also enables me to share pictures and movies when visiting family). Choosing the best (smart)phone or tablet for mobile learning can be quite a challenge.
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
When was the last time you called a theater to get movie times, or visit a travel agency to research your next vacation, or brought a physical map with you on a trip? When you think about how many times we reach for our smartphones every single day, it only makes sense that wearable technology, such as Google Glass, will be something we will embrace next. There are now 2.4 With 1.5
What are Serious Games?
MARCH 1, 2016
couple of Google searches will show you that there are countless definitions of serious games (we last counted 33!) good game, like a good movie, has a gripping storyline. In the world of online learning buzzwords, serious games have raised their heads time and again, but what are they? Are they any different from game-based learning and if so, how? Why do we need Serious Games?
Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. the ability to publish to Google Drive, Vimeo Pro, and Dropbox. 2. Google drive integration. Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. CamStudio.
Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN
MAY 2, 2012
Real life: people with mutual interest in management joining up in a group to discuss strategies (LinkedIn) Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Extra: LinkedIn has a nice feature enabling you to send Q/A to your professional network. Delicious Diigo Multimedia sharing Sharing visuals, audio and/or movies to give others an in-depth view on what is happening. A big part of setting up an open, online course (e.g. MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. Look here for all tweets regarding mLearning (updated life). Video (e.g.