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Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

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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!

‘Google Maps’ App

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Ever since the upgrade to iOS6 the one thing I, and many more, have missed are the Google Maps. Well, ever since news leaked of Google Maps being ready for the App Store we have been waiting for it’s release. ‘Google Maps’ (iPhone/iPad/iPod) : Thankfully available on the iPhone again, I’ve missed this. ” Google Maps (free):  [link].

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!

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*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.

Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production

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With our last major update , we debuted video screen recording in Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ve been noticing GIF screencasts gaining in popularity on social websites like Twitter and Google+, as well as on blog posts and websites. We wanted to make that easier for people and we’re excited to announce that we’ve added animated GIF production support in Snagit for Google Chrome!

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


” ~ 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! “Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future.” ” ~ Marc Prensky. INTRODUCTION. Eichinge

Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?


We use smartphones daily – to read news, shop, look for directions and so on. With wearable gadgets like Google Glass, the device can be worn on the head which projects an image onto a transparent screen suspended in front of your eye. But with all the initial hype around Google Glass, all was not looking up for the device. contact-form-7]. Learning New Ideas Research

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Multiple Google accounts? #edtech

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If, like me, you’ve not been particularly clever or organised when creating and using accounts on Google, or have personal/professional accounts to switch between, then a feature I’d not seen before from Google will be a godsend for you – sign in to multiple Google accounts at once! Excellent, Google just got a whole lot quicker (and less complicated)!

Tools for the Flexible Workplace

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At Enspire, we also use enterprise Gmail, Google Sites, Google Hangouts, and a host of other tools in the Google Apps constellation. Lucidchart  diagramming software is integrated with Google Drive and allows us to collaboratively organize thoughts with colleagues. Balsamiq  w ire framing software can be used to create representations of early-skeletal GUIs.

Behavior-centered Design at Google: A Case Study by News Editor

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At Google, supplier management is a critical role fulfilled by thousands of employees as a collateral job along with their regular duties. Here’s a look at the innovative way in which Google is providing the professional development needed to build the skills of supplier managers. Their performance in this role is critical to minimizing value leakage.

Paper Cuts


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.

Snagit for Google Chrome Update – text formatting, annotation changes, and bug fixes

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Since we launched Snagit for Google Chrome™ back in November, the team hasn’t slowed down, even through this treacherous Michigan winter we’ve had. Fixed an issue where the message indicating a user didn’t have the extension installed failed to display (you need both the  app  and the  extension  installed for Snagit for Google Chrome to work!). It’s free!

DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

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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!

Snagit for Google Chrome Update and Alternate Capture Mode

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It’s been a couple weeks since we launched Snagit for Google Chrome™ and frankly it makes me a little teary-eyed to see it growing up so fast. The post Snagit for Google Chrome Update and Alternate Capture Mode appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. For Educators news news and events Snagit snagit for chrome Update Development Update. Div Capture.

#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

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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!, Writing by individuals not execs. Corporate Comms oversees the internal process for blogs, etc. snappy or straightforward?, astd tk11

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Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher


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.

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

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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.

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Paper cuts

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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!

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

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For those relatively new to the blog, every quarter I post the latest news and notes in the world of e-learning. Google Hangouts, you hit drops all the time, same with Skype. Well late fall is in the air, unless you are in the southern hemisphere which in that case, spring is in the air.  Where Will we be by 2020. If you plan on attending my latest London session will covers the future of e-learning in 2020 (and where I can say hi to you), here is some E-Learning 20-20 Stay ahead of the Game ! Nothing ever comes out well when such a gap is appearing and continues. Bring the Noise.

Google Doodle contest: Hurdle your way to a TechSmith Spork

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Have you already seen today’s awesomely addictive  Google Doodle ? Well let’s just say if you weren’t the greatest hurdler in high school … Google is giving you the chance to redeem yourself. Or post on our Google+ page. The post Google Doodle contest: Hurdle your way to a TechSmith Spork appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. The prize? Hurdle on!

What’s on the TechSmith roadmap? We’ll tell you.

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News & Events camtasia Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Relay Camtasia Studio Events Live news and events Snagit snagit for chrome snagit for google chrome Snagit on Mac Snagit on Windows webinar If you’ve been following TechSmith for awhile, you may have noticed that the past year has brought a lot of changes. TechSmith is focused on helping you work wherever you are.

Good News: Spending on Training Increasing


Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. You can follow him on  Twitter  or on  Google+. In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. In another study, 90% of CEOS said they plan to maintain or increase training budgets in 2013. So as it turns out, content might not be king. Speed. learnin

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Chrome-Plated Snagit – Coming this November!

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Lately we’ve been hearing from more and more folks about how they’re using Chromebooks, especially from classroom teachers, where there has been a rapidly growing movement towards using Google Apps for Education. We’ll also be heading out to a few Google Apps for Education conferences in early November, including: Google in Education Kamloops Summit , Kamloops, BC, October 26, 2013.

Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.0 #edcmooc

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will not be joining the Facebook group as I use Facebook  purely for family & friends – I keep work and Ed Tech passion to Google+, Twitter, and here on my blog. have also added my blog RSS feed to the ‘EDC MOOC News’ feed so this post, and any others with the #edcmooc hashtag in the title will be on the participant blog list. We’re off … not quite!

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

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Today’s learning management systems are built with social features that allow people to work in groups, facilitate discussions, and even integrate with social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google. A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. Social Learning in an LMS. Yes, but what about that Hawthorne effect?

My never ending curiosity might be filled with Google Glasses

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often ask when I see something like a bill board, people, news or even just a thought and then I find myself asking a question, "I wonder?"I haven't tried the Google Glasses, but this video seem to show the possibilities. Technology, e.g. Google Glasses and even simple texting, has now become part of us. I found this video from a post by Gina Trapani. Web 2.0

Learning Myths: Debunked

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quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Daniel Willingham  Learning Styles FAQ. Tweet This!

Gmail Tabs from Google: What You Need to Know!

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Google has recently made a change to your Gmail inbox that sorts messages into tabs: Primary, Social, Promotions, Updates and Forums. Based on Google’s criteria, this means any emails sent to you by companies like TechSmith will automatically be placed under the Promotions tab, unless you make some adjustments. The post Gmail Tabs from Google: What You Need to Know!

RIP Google Reader – How to Move Your Subscriptions to a Google Reader Alternative

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If you’re reading this on Google Reader , you won’t be…as of Tuesday. As you’ve no doubt heard, Google is pulling the plug on their feed reader today (July 1), so now is the time to change your blog subscriptions over to a different service. Lots of TechSmithies (along with a few million others ) have moved over to Feedly …which offers 1-click migration from Google Reader.

Capture Learner Data with Google Spreadsheets

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Monthly eLearning News. -->. Capture Learner Data with Google Spreadsheets. In the session, Lectora®, Meet Google , presented at the 2012 Lectora User Conference, Becky Goldberg shared valuable tips for capturing learner behavior without LMS integration. Why use Google Spreadsheets to collect data? Not only are Google Spreadsheets easy to navigate, they have many benefits: Access to Google Docs (now Google Drive) – for sharable document management. Service is free with a Google account. Log in to Google Docs: Click the “Create” button.

Better together: New apps and features for collaborating across devices

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Google Drive integration. Now you can collaborate around your visual content by downloading images and videos from Google Drive into Snagit and Camtasia…and uploading back into Drive. You can share that folder with people and use Google’s commenting features to have conversations about the content. TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome. How to get it. What next?

Book Review: “Always On”

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What are Microsoft or Google going to do, for example, with all these photos people posted everywhere? Book Review: “The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual” Book Review Apple Big Data Brian Chen Google iPhone Smart Phone Apple has taken something, developed it, marketed it, and let it loose on the world. ” With chapters like ‘Smarter or Dumber?’,


Google+ … Room for another social network?

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Google is renowned for its innovative and forward thinking. However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook. More specifically, the ability to differentiate circles of users makes Google+ a relevant tool that can be leveraged in the workplace. Chrome, Gmail, GTalk, Google documents).

This Week On #TalkTech: Game Based Learning, Human Computer Interaction and Google’s Authoring Tool

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We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Topic 3: How can Google’s new open source authoring tool benefit corporate learning? Google now offers a free authoring tool for creating online courses. Google Launched an Open Source Authoring Tool. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.  We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. Karl Kapp's book is full of great information on gamification. Think again.

L&D leaders join Hangout to debate elearning trends and challenges

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Taylor, Chairman of the Learning & Skills Group and the Learning & Performance Institute , Laura Overton, Managing Director of Towards Maturity and John Curran, Chairman of the Elearning Network (eLN) will be taking part in a Google Hangout on Thursday, January 21 from 12.30-13.30pm (GMT). The Hangout is available live on Sponge UK’s Google Plus platform or via YouTube.