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Google Plus: Initial Impressions

Upside Learning

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?

HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Twitter chats have become very popular. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat But popularity comes at a price. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise.  In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made.  In my experience lately the.

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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. The two biggest social sites on the web at the moment (there’s also Google+, but that’s for the most part a wasteland analysts say). If the state of e-learning on Facebook is so underwhelming, you would intuitively not expect much better from the even more limited platform that is Twitter. Specifically, are they any good for e-learning?

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. The Business Insider has a good article titled The Real History of Twitter. Twitter launched in 2006. chatting".

MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016)

Learnnovators

Learning Diigo e-learning Google Search Learnnovators Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Project Microsoft Word Skype Srividya Kumar Twitter Whatsapp WordPressThe post MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016) appeared first on Learnnovators.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there. Everyone who uses Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, or any of their other services already has a Google account.

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

Learning Visions

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!, 100 Twitter accts, 20 FB pages…this is all for Google corporate info (how tos product news, etc.) No dedicates editors – no long approval chains.

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Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool

The Learning Circuits

Immediately one word came to mind: Twitter. It isn't the tool itself that has been so impact full for me; it's the world to which Twitter opened up to me. Then I discovered Twitter. From that moment on, I have never looked at 'Training' the same, and each day the interactions I have on Twitter continue to shape me as a professional. find that Twitter has the audience and usage that best provides professional development support for those in our field. well-cultivated PLN can also be your most powerful search engine, surpassing Google or Yahoo.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

Last week our conversation centered around the twitter chat. How twitter chats, in general, may be improved and I have to say the response was great. I Blab, periscope, google hangouts, Agora mode should all be explored together… I can’t answer for others, but I’m open to share emergent practices.” If CSI can do it, surely we can make it happen in twitter chats?

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Nicholas Carr wrote a terrific piece in The Atlantic back in 2008 (an eternity in internet time) asking if Google was making us stupid. The Atlantic: Is Google Making Us Stupid? If you’re new to Twitter chats, don’t forget about awesome tools such as  Tweetchat.com  that automatically save the hashtag and help you focus on the conversation! image: softbinator.ro).

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

Coffee and Design

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.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

Google just might change the way you teach—in a good way. After making a full Google Docs integration this year in my history classroom, I will never go back,” wrote Nate Green, an educator and blogger with edSocialMedia.com. Here’s what you need to know about using Google in the classroom. Students can see homework in the stream and create and edit it within Google docs. These are just a few of the most valuable features every teacher needs to know about Google Classroom. If Google Classroom seems overwhelming, don’t worry. Google Earth.

eLearning: Google Goggles Update

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I wrote an article about   Google releasing an app called Google Goggles for Android  nearly two years ago. My feeling at the time was that in the right environment, Google Goggles could be used to scan images in real time and receive just-in-time learning on the go. Now that it's had some time to develop and work out the kinks,  Google has improved Google Goggles with its 1.7 Google has added a continuous shooting mode to its repertoire. update. You also don't want to manually retype the whole thing.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. In the online world, this ease can be created by a community space or platform that is easy to access, like Twitter or Yammer. community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives.  Twitter gets a bad rap. 

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

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.

A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

Much has been said of the “circles&# feature in Google+ , and rightly so. It’s Google’s trump card against the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Then there’s Twitter. Some commentators have heralded the death of the popular microblog at the hands of Google+ because, unlike its alleged nemesis, its messages are restricted to 140 characters.

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Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. decided to test Google myself. entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself. curation Flipboard google ZiteThe rest has no relation to me at all. This is great, but it is not enough.

#TrainChat: Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly

Mindflash

On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers.” For the sake of clarity, we’ve condensed Kelly’s various tweets into a single response, and in places cleaned up a little bit of Twitter grammar. Other responses from participants.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Google Wave (6). great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. Google Wave Invitations Available , October 13, 2009. Opus Meets Google Wave , October 15, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Twitter (43). Best of eLearning Learning.

In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? Chime in

mLearning Revolution

Twitter = 1; Google+ = 2; Facebook = 3 and LinkeIn = 4. Today I’m having a little fun asking my friends on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to share in what order they favor the big four Social Networking sites out there. As you can see by my tweet at the top of this post, for me it’s Twitter first, Google+ second, Facebook third and LinkedIn last. So please chime in: [ View the story "In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? For me? Chime in" on Storify ].

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account? During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Google Reader Screenshot. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Twitter. What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It?

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Google Reader Screenshot. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Twitter. What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It?

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there. Everyone who uses Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, or any of their other services already has a Google account.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. You know everything there is to know.   If you do, then you need to meet with the Google people ASAP. Join twitter (or make better use of it). Seriously.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. Take organizations like Google, Apple or Zappos. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. Flood of tweets poured in with inputs and suggestions on this thought-provoking topic – Reinventing HR for a Purpose Driven Workplace (PDW). It’s always a result.

Twitter Founder Launches New App - Its a Jelly, eh?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Of course, they never knew why I would always say, "It''s a jelly, eh?" So, Imagine my reaction to the new mobile app, Jelly , from the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone. still find Google Search to be quite helpful in my quests for answers. I have a hard time NOT thinking of this movie whenever I see doughnuts. And I have been known to bribe my kids with them.

100 Days and Google’s Material Design: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. We’ll check the feed once a week and include the best articles submitted via Twitter in the post, too. Google Material Design. Check back every Thursday. 100 Days.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

#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. 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. If you’re new to Twitter chats, don’t forget about awesome tools such as  Tweetchat.com  that automatically save the hashtag and help you focus on the conversation! No Problem.

Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with e's

wrote a blog post in 2009 during the emergence of Twitter as a tool for teaching in formal settings. It was entitled Teaching with Twitter which proved to be one of my most popular posts with over 60,000 view to date. described 10 ways Twitter could possibly be used to support and extend learning. quick Google search of 'Lingua Tweeta' confirms this. Unported License.

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Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Searching within twitter (for example) using the hashtag produces results that helps us spot all sorts of patterns in what otherwise would be overwhelming noise.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

My most valuable tool is probably Flipboard combined with Google reader. When I find a blog I want to read more often I will subscribe to it with Google reader. Selecting the interesting ones and reading is something that I don’t like in Google reader at all, I use Flipboard for that purpose. Schedules, your own Agenda, info, twitter, locations. love it. love it.