9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

I found some amazing resources using eLearning Learning and via search: What Agile Means to Me - ID Reflections ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile - Integrated Learnings The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Of Project Spaces & Project Managers - The Learning Generalist Agile instructional design - Jay Cross's Informal Learning Agility and Autonomy - Learning and Working on the Web Designing for Agile Learning - Big Dog, Little Dog No time for design?

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A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials


After reading the title of this article one of the following thoughts may have crossed your mind: “Here we go again, another ‘how-to’ list about how to incorporate Millennials in the workplace”, or, “so what is this Millennial asking for this time?”

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Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know.

Best Employee Training Articles of the Month

WalkMe Training Station

This month was full of great post, articles and information, here, on the Training Station Blog as well as around the web. The search for innovative ways to improve your training program never stops, and can lead you to fun solutions.

Learning at the Speed of Search: Technical Requirements for Content Delivery Solutions

Content Raven

The previous blog in this series discussed why search is critical to effective online learning and development programs. According to a LinkedIn article, " the majority of LMS buyers cite ineffective search as the primary reason they’re looking for a new solution."

5 Must-Read Articles on Online Quizzes


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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Best Training Articles This Week

WalkMe Training Station

This week I have chosen a diverse group of articles for you, which raise interesting questions, such as what happens with training when you finish onboarding a new worker? We always search for ways to improve our training programs, and make them less expensive.

Case Study: A Growing Retailer Searching for an LMS to Power Employee Engagement, Consumer Engagement

Wisetail LMS

Read the full article. The post Case Study: A Growing Retailer Searching for an LMS to Power Employee Engagement, Consumer Engagement appeared first on Wisetail. How do you choose an LMS? What features should you look for in choosing an LMS? Respected men’s clothing retailer, Bonobos, shared their reasoning for partnering with Wisetail in an interview with Glenn Taylor at Retail TouchPoints.

5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles


A simple search on that topic will yield results from major players Adobe Captivate, Articulate (Storyline and Studio), iSpring, among others. If you are interested in learning more about the rapid elearning software culture then consider the articles below.

Social Media: How to Search for (and Actually Find) Your Old Tweets

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Last week I wrote an  article about the WWDC announcements  and wanted to link back to some interesting articles I'd tweeted in regard to iPads in the classroom. Searching through old tweets (particularly when you are a frequent tweeter), however, can be a bit of a nightmare. Topsy Advanced Search. Topsy Advanced Search  is also fast and easy, but with more specific search options.

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Glossary of the Must-Know ELearning Terms


Excited about the idea you start searching for the right solution and find yourself completely lost among hundreds of unknown terms – LMS, Authoring tools, SCORM, AICC, flipped classroom, rapid learning, instructional design, LTI, Tin Can API etc. Blog articlesELearning is the wave of the future! blog headlines say. Hmm, I should keep up with the trends and build my own eLearning school/sell courses online/train my employees” - you decide one morning.

Template Library Overhaul

eLearning Brothers

Search by library. You’ve probably had the experience of using a site’s built-in search function and being frustrated by how irrelevant your results were. Search results now shown on one page.

Google's Search for Good Managers

The Peformance Improvement

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. Managers have a critical role to play in the learning and development of the people who report to them. In fact, that relationship is more critical than anything the HR or Training departments can do to improve performance.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  In this series of articles, I'm going to share some of my LinkedIn job-hunting tips with you. And recruiters are actively searching on LinkedIn for the best candidates. LinkedIn searches are based on keywords and key terms, so make it count.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Your profile is really the key here so if you haven't yet updated and beefed up your LinkedIn profile, I suggest you go back and read through the article before moving forward. Enter keywords, location if desired and tap Search.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?


Since it mainly displays a timeline of interest via search term data, we find terms either growing or dying and what point in time it has occurred. Then we saw the World wide Web become the Internet, and early digital curation came in the form of search engines.

The best elearning reads of 2013


Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! The End of the Web, Search, and Computer as We Know It , Wired.

Intelligence Augmentation and Learning and Development


We can have electronic and adaptive checklists, decisions support tools with mixed initiative engagement, browse- and search-able databases of information, and more. Articles artificial intelligence enterprise learning and development

Design for Search

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Donald Clark that points to a BCC article - Web users 'getting more selfish'. The article is a bit over the top in terms of headline, but it's main point is: people are becoming much less patient when they go online. Most of our activity is looking up information, so the most common use case is search, evaluate, keep, organize. The rest search and get straight there.

Is Enterprise search the answer to L&D’s interruption problem?

From the Coleface

Probably a lot more difficult and frustrating than using a search engine to find public information…. So what should L&D be doing to drive this step-change in Enterprise search rather than react to other departments’ agendas? If you type ‘VW Golf’ into Google you get lots of search listings that reflect that one of the most common motivations for making this search is that you’re somewhere in the process of thinking about buying a car.

Beyond Search - REAP

Tony Karrer

via Jack Vinson's post Knowledge workers do more than search , found the article: Beyond Search is REAP. The point is that searching is really just the beginning for most activities. From the post: Beyond Search is REAP - Retrieve, Extract, Arrange, Present. This is really on the mark and my only wish is that his article or Jack's had pointed to more help with the rest of the process.

The Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an LMS (Part 2)


In Part 1 of this article , we started discussing some common mistakes that you can avoid when you choose your next LMS – click here to read that article if you missed it. If you enjoyed this article, you'll probably enjoy The best example of gamification I have ever seen.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

As discussions grow to include questions, content links and information dissemination, content can be searched and serve as an organization’s knowledge base. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy?

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care). InfoWorld: Reinventing the Intranet These articles point out what we already know: It is generally easier to find stuff that is in the mass of public information than it is to find stuff inside our own corporations. But, likely, you are at fault as well, after all, What desktop search are you using?

Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging. If I want to search on a key word, I will still go to Google as the most efficient way. which I have done already in co-authoring an article. Interesting, Bill points to a search on Google for "Web 2.0"

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS


The sad fact is, no matter how robust and fantastic your learning content is, the LMS is generally a last resort destination when it comes to searching for content, visited only when required to complete some mandatory compliance training. By the time you have leapt over the chasm of the clunky login, grabbed onto the spinning wheel of the archaic search engine, and bungee jumped past the awkward course launch, you are exhausted. A Google search takes one or two clicks.

Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Real?

ej4 eLearning

A quick Google search will turn up hundreds of articles and posts about the subject. There’s no doubt that executives are talking about emotional intelligence (EQ). Some tout that emotional intelligence will be the factor to look for in employees and leaders for the foreseeable future. And some have us asking: “What’s all the hype [.]. The post Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Real? appeared first on.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator


Difficult to optimize for search engines. Flash quizzes are difficult to be keyword optimized and are not ranked high by search engines. This may even result in your quiz not showing up is search engines at all. Articles

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Bring your courses to life with amazing YouTube videos


Simply search for videos and add them to your course, all within ProProfs! Click on the ‘Search tab’ and select the ‘Video’ option. Search for any video in the YouTube search box, watch the selected videos and add them to your course. Benefits of YouTube Search.

Personal Search - and Naming Your Kids

Tony Karrer

I've recently been dealing with naming for a start-up and ran across a WSJ article - You're a Nobody Unless Your Name Googles Well. Given how hard it is to figure out business names, reading this was a little scary: So when Ms. Wilson, now 32, was pregnant with her first child, she ran every baby name she and her husband, Justin, considered through Google to make sure her baby wouldn't be born unsearchable.

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS


The sad fact is, no matter how robust and fantastic your learning content is, the LMS is generally a last resort destination when it comes to searching for content, visited only when required to complete some mandatory compliance training. By the time you have leapt over the chasm of the clunky login, grabbed onto the spinning wheel of the archaic search engine, and bungee jumped past the awkward course launch, you are exhausted. A Google search takes one or two clicks.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Learn through Visual Search Engines. How would you like your search engine to show results in a collage? It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Real time search is very now.