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5 Micro-Learning Articles Worth Reading

LearnDash

To help you get caught up on the micro-learning phenomenon, consider reading the five articles below. 5 Must-Read Micro-Learning Articles. Google’s Micro-Learning Findings – Google’s findings on micro-content.

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. Google is more interested in who people are than what they know.

eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In response to that article, a reader asked me if the images on these sites were royalty free and could be used in courses that he planned to sell. An alternative to this would be to use Google to hunt down images that specifically fit how you're going to use them. by AJ George.

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Algorithm Changes: Google and You

LearnUpon

Google presents search results based on a complex algorithm, which takes into account more than a hundred different factors, and weights them in various ways. Recent Changes to Google’s Algorithm. There will be future changes in the Google Algorithm as well.

Google Steps into the 3D Universe

Kapp Notes

Creating an Avatar in Google's Lively. Ok, so Google did create Google 3D Earth with some pretty cool 3D features as a venture into 3D worlds but now they are jumping in with both feet and offering (for free) a product called Lively.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

great article collection. Article: [link]. Learning Community on Google+. Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article highlighting how you can use a Google Sheet (with some Google Apps Script) as a leaderboard in your eLearning course. That article also showcased how to integrate that leaderboard into Articulate Storyline.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Google’s maze-like game platform, used for experimenting and training artificial intelligence technologies, has been released for public use. The post 5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News appeared first on Training Station.

How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Google : Google allows their staff to spend 30% of their time pursuing their own creative interests; this has lead to innovative ideas such as Google Maps and Google AdSense, which have genuinely changed the way we live and made Google more than a search engine.

5 Must-Read Articles on Online Quizzes

LearnDash

A quick Google search will show you that there is a lot of information out there on how to create effective quizzes for elearning courses. If you’re looking for practical guidance, the following articles are a prefect place to start. 5 Useful Quiz Articles. You can find online courses in pretty much any industry today. From for-profit organizations to educational institutions, it seems everyone is using elearning in some form or another.

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Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs

Pract.us

David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. What I learned from this article.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth.

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.

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. He noted his own struggles focusing on reading books and lengthy articles in favor of skimming headlines and scanning blog posts for key points.

Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps.

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

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

A more detailed article from us on Big Data is available at: • [link]. It is interesting to note that, as per Google’s Report ‘The New Multi-screen World’, 90% of our media interactions are screen based. We see more and more publishers coming in to this market (including Google!).

Using Google Analytics to up your eCommerce game

LearnUpon

We’ve given you some basic guidelines on the use of Google Analytics for eCommerce before. This article is a deeper dive into what’s possible with Analytics, and how you can use it to get the most out of your eCommerce efforts. LMS Success elearning Google Analytics How to

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Google Exodus: Passover told in social media DAVID WEINBERGER | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure.

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Google's Search for Good Managers

The Peformance Improvement

This is born out in Google's internal study of good management. In this self-study, Google identified eight things that “good” managers should do. Adam Bryant, in an article he wrote about this study for the New York Times , points out that while there is nothing new in this list, Google managers pay attention to these behaviors because they are based on Google data.

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I read this interesting article the other day about how Google’s designers changed the look and feel of their products. Here’s a good article on white space in graphics. That’s what Google ran into. That’s probably what the Google designers did.

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Google Translate

Jay Cross

This article recently appeared in a newspaper in Rio: I stuffed the text into Google Translate and pressed the button. And Google translates more than 60 languages back and forth!).

JoomlaLMS Branded App is in Our Store Now!

JoomlaLMS

The service implies the development of a customized rebranded mobile app and its submission to Google Play Market and iTunes. Blog articlesDear clients, JoomlaLMS team would like to announce the launch of a new service - JoomlaLMS Branded App.

Here’s Why I am Excited about Google Glass [Video]

mLearning Revolution

Enter Google Glass! I don’t yet have a pair of Google Glass, but I have watched enough videos and read enough articles about it, and used plenty of smartphones and tablets to know this is the future of computing. source: bluebugle.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

In 2010, according to Google trends,the term curation began to see significantly more interest, which seems on par considering the state of technology at the time, and my own experiences using tools like Flipboard, which launched in 2010.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too.

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8 Types of Content to Include in Your eLearning Training

Litmos

Some LMS platforms will let you build slide presentations directly in the platform and customize the experience, while others may integrate with Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides. Articles Course Design eLearningGuest blog post by Megan Pacella.

How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

This brilliant article (by Charles McLellan of ZDNet) discusses in detail the opportunities and the challenges that today’s CIOs and IT managers are currently facing with respect to the big trends happening in the enterprise mobile application space. Articles/Posts.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

The article we are discussing today makes a distinction between mastery and mediocrity. Read the article and discuss what elements of game based learning can lead to true mastery… and how gamification comes in to play as well. 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.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

Google, wikipedia, social media, and online communities, became the new standard in which the training/learning industry desperately wanted to emulate. Articles history of CBT history of corporate training The history of elearning the history of LMS

Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience

mLearning Revolution

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.

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support : This story by Adam Bockler (of Float Learning) narrates the story of Virgin Atlantic that is the first to leverage Google Glass and iBeacons to help personalize travelers’ experiences. Articles/Posts.

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.