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
MARCH 3, 2014
She showed several images of recent movies such as Ellysium, I, Robot and Avatar to emphasise her point. The blockbuster science fiction movie Minority Report featured gestural computing, targeted advertising through biometric data scanning and augmented reality technologies. All of these were possible at the time the movie was being produced, and have been for some time.
#Future of #learning on the go: Project Glass
APRIL 5, 2012
Project Glass from Google research starts out as a personal assistant type of technology. even in the short 2:30 minute YouTube movie you can see how it could be used for future learning purposes as well. gesture-based learning augmented learning mLearning augmented reality ubiquitous learning google future of educationFor real! The only thing I want to know is.
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.
All just a click away?
Learning with e's
AUGUST 29, 2013
Have you ever sat down and watched a movie or a TV programme and then Googled the actors or directors to find out more about them? In his book The Shallows , he argues that Google and other ''short cut'' tools are damaging the way we think. Everything is just one click away. All knowledge, all learning, anything you want to know - can be found online. That makes it easy.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
#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.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
extend google map widget, make it interactive
SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
It has been long time I have written about using google maps API inside Adobe Captivate widgets. Step 2 - Define a variable interactiveWidget_mc which is used to talk to captivate movies. Click here or the image below to download the Captivate movie. google map api , adobe captivate widgets , interactivity in elearning. Adobe Captivate supports three kinds of objects.
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).
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Other final countdowns: Europe – great song, but really how many times can you listen to “it’s the final countdown” Movie starring Kirk Douglas, Charlie Sheen – “The Final Countdown”, the navy goes back in time before Dec. 7, 1941 – great movie. Well here it is, the final countdown. Unlimited portals. TinCan with online/offline synch.
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.
20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips
AUGUST 18, 2014
Look at this example , where we create a 3D money safe based on an image found on Google Images. After all, that movie you paid $15 to see for 90 minutes, may have taken two years to make. But, a rigid logical structure can make a story highly boring: movie directors and novelists rarely set their stories in 100% chronological order. Original Article published on Forbes.com.
Sharpest tools in the box
Learning with e's
AUGUST 17, 2013
How about 8 favourite movies, or 8 favourite TV programmes? It may be worth something in a few years time, mainly as a museum piece. 7) Google. Many of the Google suite of tools have become quite important in my working day. Google Docs is great for sharing and collaborating on documents, and Google Scholar is good for keeping up with citations, publications and metrics.
Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning
JUNE 8, 2015
The new book discusses sketchnoting for idea generation, idea mapping, planning, and documentation (of how-to guides, travel experiences, food experiences, movies, TV and media). Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google+. Going to class and taking notes go hand in hand. And often, particularly when taking notes by hand, note-taking and doodling go hand in hand. Rapid Prototyping.
Is Your Elearning Design Responsive?
JULY 26, 2014
The Multi-Screen World Report by Google says that 90% of our media interactions are screen based, taking the form of television, laptops/PCs, smartphones, tablets, etc. For example, you start watching a movie on your laptop and continue it on your mobile phone when you are travelling. You operate in a multi-screen world. What is Responsive Design ? This is what responsive design does.
Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014
DECEMBER 18, 2013
Google Scholar - Google takes on the likes of EbscoHost and LexisNexis. Google Helpouts - Get one-on-one appointments with experts for help on everything from cooking a turkey for the holidays, to how to shop for footwear. Google Think Insights - The ultimate tool for marketers—trends, ad collections, sample objectives for any stage of a campaign and more. Get Organized.
The OER Workshop at OUM!
MARCH 3, 2013
Open Content Licensing Course for Educators OER Risk Management Calculator D ) Finding OER Google Custom Search How to Search for OER (Infographic) 2 Great Starting Points! Google Custom Search Article: [link] E ) MIT Case Stud y New Initiative: MITx ( Article ) OER Case Studies Flickr Creative Commons OER Funding Models 2. What am I looking most forward to? Let's OER! Thanks!)
JANUARY 20, 2012
Teach viewers how to recreate popular digital effects from their favorite movies, TV shows, and videogames. Tweet him up @fosteronomo or put him in a Google+ Circle. Introducing.our 2011 ScreenChamps! Be sure to watch the full episode of The Forge for in-depth comments from the judges on what they thought worked well and could be improved across each category. Creator. Audience.
5 Ways to Motivate Remote Teams
MARCH 12, 2015
You can toss a nickel and hit one of these lists on Google, like this one from a Mind Tools’ TED Talk. couple times a month, we get off on topics like movies we’ve seen or books we’ve read. How do you motivate your team when you can’t look them in the eye? How can employees care about the success of your business when they don’t get the hands-on experience of being in the office every day? How can you increase employee engagement when perhaps employees have never met? This number can easily skyrocket when you are talking about a blended or fully remote team. What have we learned?