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Google+ shortened

Dont Waste Your Time

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].

10 Astounding Statistics about Online Video

KZO Innovations

Having a video on the landing page of your website makes it 53% more likely to show up on the                first page of a Google search.        7. Online video has gotten big – but seeing just how big it’s gotten may surprise you. And, it’s just going to continue growing! Here are 10 standout stats about online video that are bound to astound you.               1. Approximately 340,000 years worth of online video are watched every day.        2.  500 tweets every minute contain video links.        3. billion videos are watched every day.        4. There you have it.

Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

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?

Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. Digital: Beyond Our Control, But Within Our Reach ) 2,000,000,000 (two billion) – approximate number of Google searches that occur every day ( How many searches has Google done? ) An estimated 6.8 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 66.1 Here are some interesting Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Google Studies Management and Uncovers. the Fundamentals

Learning on the Leading Edge

An article in the New York Times today describes Google's Project Oxygen, a statistics driven research project to study what makes good managers. Google's People Analytics team apparently studied the attributes of high-performing teams and published the "Eight Habits of Highly Effective Google Managers." " Apparently Google believes that its management style is very unique, so their goal in this effort was to uncover the "secrets" to excellent management at Google. Google is a data-driven culture. Amen to that

QR Codes from Goo.gl

Dont Waste Your Time

My current favourite is linked to the shortened URL generator from Google -  goo.gl. Don’t forget, goo.gl is all about the shortened URL and the statistics, not just the QWR Code – just put a + sign at the end of the URL and you can see the statistics for any public goo.gl QR Codes eBook eBooks Google QR Code addresses:  [link].

If Facebook was a country …

Dont Waste Your Time

like infographics and social media statistics, but this is the one that has always annoyed me. Is there a similarity in these words and where we find ourselves today as we freely give our data, our currency, to the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, SnapChat, Apple, etc.? eLearning Apple Facebook Google Infographic Social Evolution Social Media Social Network Twitter Video

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

Google and everything it represents, is facing the first stages of irrelevancy. The rise of Google-type search and “knowledge at your fingertips” seemed to herald all that was needed for anyone to find the answer to anything.  Informal Learning Facebook Google instructional design interactive learning Self-directed learning social learning social learning theory social media

How Microlearning Enables “Micro-Moments”

Bottom-Line Performance

That’s because back in 2015, Google shared a slew of new research about micro-moments. Much like in 2011 when Google pitched the “Zero Moment of Truth” concept, this new research sets out to be a game changer. It turns out that the research Google has done to help serve its interest in the marketing world is extremely relevant to our own industry. What are Micro-Moments? link].

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Google Studies Management and Uncovers. the Fundamentals

Learning on the Leading Edge

An article in the New York Times today describes Google's Project Oxygen, a statistics driven research project to study what makes good managers. Google's People Analytics team apparently studied the attributes of high-performing teams and published the "Eight Habits of Highly Effective Google Managers." " Apparently Google believes that its management style is very unique, so their goal in this effort was to uncover the "secrets" to excellent management at Google. Google is a data-driven culture. Amen to that

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

The interesting statistics revealed by the survey suggest that the pace of development for mobile applications in the enterprise is proceeding slowly. Ford Apps for Your Mobile Device : These include highly innovative mobile apps from Ford such as Featured Ford Apps, Mustang Apps, Vehicle Tour Apps, and Test Drive Apps, all available on the App Store and the Google Play Store.

Creating Digital Learning Content – 4 Useful InfoGraphic Presentation Patterns

CommLab India

In the words of Avinash Kaushik, the Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google, “effective presentation is almost singularly responsible for driving the change we want”. Many a time, designers of infographics need to present statistics and other data-rich content. This presentation type allows designers to present statistical information in an interesting and effective manner.

Top 10 ELearning Stats for 2014

LearnDash

Well, this infographic, created by ELearningIndustry.com, describes 10 elearning statistics to consider as we enter the new year. In the same way edX is poised to grow given Google’s recent involvement. The end of 2013 is in sight, and what a year it has been for elearning. Sure, there it will take some time to faze out the old SCORM model, but it will eventually happen.

What Are The Characteristics Of A Modern Learner?

DigitalChalk eLearning

To help explain the characteristics of a modern learner, I’ve compiled the latest statistics from multiple leading authorities of elearning. Statistics show that 67% of learners learn on mobile devices. suspect this number is actually larger if you account for the many types of available learning, such as the ability to Google any question. Modern learners want mobility.

Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store

Learnnovators

Managing the usage information statistics for making good purchase/licensing decisions. Distribute Android Apps In Your Organization : A How-To article (with a FAQ section) on the Google Play Private Channel that helps distribute internal Android apps to employees within organizations. Not just mobile apps and content. The above quote is from our interview with Geoff Stead. Survey.

Above-average learning: Head First Statistics

Dave's Whiteboard

Head First Statistics is really a form of teaching, not learning.  As with any book, you could see it as an extended lecture (660 pages, if you count the appendices).  No way to ask anything, easy to slide past questions or problems by turning the page. Hmm… the body-of-knowledge approach to learning.  It’s true: in many fields like statistics, there are concepts, principles, terms, equations, and so on that you’re expected to know. Granted, statistics does tend toward the lots-of-specific facts side. Yes, you’re right. 

Site Meter Removed - Google Analytics Instead

Tony Karrer

Just a quick note that I've been using SiteMeter and Google Analytics for a while now on my blog. It was nice as a quick hit information source and I'd still recommend say it was good as a starter approach to getting statistics. On the other hand, it's tough to beat Google Analytics, especially for the price (free As I've reached 500 visitors a day on the site, I've found that SiteMeter didn't really allow for the detail information I wanted.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

It also has over a billion active members with accessible demographic statistics. What Can I Share About eLearning in Google+? In all honesty Google+ is not fit to to attract eLearning customers. Add existing students to a Google+ group. Try out Google+ Hangouts for conferencing if you don’t already have a conferencing program with your LMS.

A Message to the Google Analytics Developers

In the Middle of the Curve

Christy was kind enough to break down my statistics. like Google Analytics. So here's what Google can do for bloggers who are more interested in subscribers than site hits - consolidate feed statistics from various subscription services (Google Reader, Feedburner, Bloglines, etc) and add it to the pretty pictures and stats that already reside in Analytics. What I find interesting is that each time either of us look, we get different numbers. don't think that is related to my site suddenly becoming more or less popular within 24 hours. Thanks! Wendy

The writings of Lee Kraus: Are Numbers Important?

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media October 13, 2006 Are Numbers Important? I was thinking about how many readers I have on my blog, I am more prone to do this kind of thinking now that I have Google Analytics and I have been helping others install it on there blog. Thanks for the tip Lee. I had not notice this Google product. 10:08 AM Anonymoussaid. Lee Kraus, 2010.

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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. Here’s another statistic that bodes well for mobile, Apple sold more iPads in Q4 2011 than any individual PC manufacturer sold PCs. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

She says this could put existing leaders in B2B search engine advertising such as Google at a major disadvantage. It is well-known that the company is lagging behind Google and Apple in this vital domain. The purchase can help Microsoft compete with Google in the mobile arena. Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology.

Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

While college graduation rates are at an all-time high, a college degree alone may not be the solution.  In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that two-thirds of the 30 fastest growing occupations through 2022 will not even required postsecondary education for entry. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. There are many facets to the problem. How to….

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Here are my top 5 key takeaways for m-Learning from this year’s Internet Trends Report: 1. Internet Growth Remains Strong.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

It’s a social network with over a billion people, that keeps detailed statistics for their preferences, hobbies, friends, social status, income and other such data. Besides, eLearning content is something that can benefit from a longer FB post, compared to a smaller AdSense ad in Google’s search results. Google+. On paper (or monitor), Google+ looks good.

Debunker Club Works to Dispel the Corrupted Cone of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Google image search for “cone of learning” returns dozens of results, most of which are false. The later versions are the “corrupted cone” with fictitious statistics added.  A new group called The Debunker Club is working to dispel myths and misinformation in the learning field. will politely, but actively, provide feedback to those who transmit misinformation.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Statistics - Kapp Notes , April 12, 2010 Here are some more random Web 2.0 Statistics I’ve been gathering for some presentations. Is Google Analytics the new LMS?! Let me Google that for you! Google Buzz (5). Google Buzz buttons - Social Media in Learning , April 13, 2010 If you are a Google Buzz user, then Google have announced they have now created a couple of buttons: one to share post content to Buzz , as in the example below one to follow you on Buzz , as in the example below Follow on Buzz To To. Best of eLearning Learning.

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

Additionally, come to the meeting prepared with industry trends and statistics demonstrating the growth in online learning and the success similar associations and nonprofits have had with online offerings. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board. Tweet This!

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

Statistics. I was researching some statistics for use in a presentation and I wanted to keep them all in one place so I figured my blog was the best place to keep those statistics. Learning Statistics. Video Games, Education and Entertainment Statistics. More statistics for use in my presentation located in a handy place. Here are my top posts via Google Analytics for 2009.(I'll have no idea why this continues to be my most popular post on Google even thought it is over a year old. First from eLearning Learning , Here are my top posts.

Multi-device elearning – The weirdest ways learners access content

Sponge UK

We’ve looked into the statistics from Sponge UK’s Launch&Learn LMS and pulled out some surprising devices that have been used to access elearning by real learners. Most statistics bundle all mobile users in together, so we’re going to dive deep into our own LMS numbers and share some data that everyone may find useful. The costs of desktop learning Like. Our research.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

But this may not always be the case, consider the results of a recent Google research project, which showed that 70% of mobile searches occur at home or at work and the rest on the go. And here’s another interesting statistic that came out of that same research, 77% of mobile searches are in a location (work or home) likely to have a PC available to them. Send to Kindle.

OpenSesame Announces The Release of OpenSesame Books™

OpenSesame

Popular titles include The End of Power by Moises Naim, The Complete Guide to Google Advertising by Bruce C Brown, All About Hedge Funds by Ezra Zask, and The Creative Society by Lars Tvede. “We are continually listening to our customer’s needs. The program also provides access to usage statistics and analytics that allow for accurate tracking of the most read books, category engagement, most shared content, popular activities, and more. We are excited to announce that today we added a new ebook program, OpenSesame Books, to our marketplace. said Don Spear, CEO of OpenSesame.  .

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5 Simple Tips to Avoid Major Mistakes in E-Learning Projects

CommLab India

Use project management tools such as Maven Link, Asana, Work Zone, Google docs, Trello, etc. Check out these statistics – Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Pulse of the Profession report revealed that US$135 million is at risk for every US$1 billion spent on a project. However, some mistakes may crop up in your e-learning project. No clear idea of client requirements.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

Google Wave in 10 Minutes. Google Wonder Wheel & Other Search Options. ranks pretty highly in the Google search results for “ instructional designer ,&# currently #3 (behind Wikipedia & Indeed). Tags: Blogging Careers & Work Change Instructional Design LMS Patterns Wikis online portfolios rss Sakai statistics TCC09 No more renting! Why a Wiki? World.

Douglas Merrill, Big Data Demystified for Learning: What’s Important, What’s Not, and What’s Next #LSCon

Learning Visions

Douglas Merrill [link] Co-Founder and CEO of ZestFinance.com; Former Chief Innovation Officer at Google Author of Getting Organized in the Google Era Has a PhD in Cognitive Science from Princeton and a very nice peacock tattoo sleeve on his left arm In the last ten years, we’ve created a LOT of information. 3% of all employees are working at 2am local time. Big Data is like religion.

Helping Overloaded Employees Stay Focused on Learning

Mindflash

could cite more statistics, but we all recognize that it’s common for today’s employees to feel overloaded—with work, with information, with work-life balance, with many aspects of working and living. Follow her on Twitter , LinkedIn or Google The average worker is just plain busy. More than two-thirds of business leaders say that overwhelmed employees are a top challenge. Mix it Up.

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5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

Distance learning is growing so much, even Google is getting into the game. According to the US Department of Education, National Center for Education statistics , about 4.3 Below is her assessment of who is worth watching in the distance learning space. million students have greatly benefited from distance learning. Distance Learning College and Training. Verizon Wireless. Apple.