Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Google Docs

Learning Visions

Monday, June 18, 2007 Google Docs I played around a bit with Google Docs this weekend. Well, I actually worked with Google Docs this weekend. Inspired by recent posts from Harold Jarche and another one today from Wild Apricot on using Google Docs in nonprofits (thanks to Michele Martin for the link). Now I see that you can publish a Google Doc right to my blog, so Im going to try that now.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Even though more tools are adding the features of collaborative and peer review (more on that in a sec) they are still heavy geared towards a desktop solution. Google Docs – ever heard of em?

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Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

First off, Jane Hart put this together from whereas folks voted for the tools they use for learning. That said, there were some curious items on this list, which to me, doesn’t really fly in the world of learning tools. Social Media is questionable too.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

An eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. People love the ability to find short videos to inspire them, help them understand ideas or to acquire new (or remind themselves of old) skills, e.g. how to carry out software tasks.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Tool: Trello. Tool: IFTTT.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Definition of the tool. Best Use of Tool. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wiki software is often used to create collaborative websites. It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools.

Top Ten Tools

Jay Cross

In addition to implementing social learning systems for universities and corporations, she leads workshops on social learning and somehow finds time to maintain the most useful learning site on the net, the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Among other things, the Center maintains a list of the Top 100 Tools for Learning. Two years back, the most popular tools were Firefox, Delicious, Google Search, Skype, and PowerPoint. Google Reader.

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try

LearnUpon

At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of eLearning project management tools. We collated a list of our favorite project management tools – 12 altogether. Why you should use eLearning project management tools. A project management tool makes it that little bit easier.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

Most state-of-the-art learning platforms are Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. This means the software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted via the cloud (as opposed to an on-premise solution). Maintaining software updates. Google Drive.

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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. With a full educational suite and dozens of other free tools, you may feel the same way. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

Friday, June 08, 2007 Instructional Designers Tools Theres been a good conversation going on over at Christy Tuckers Experiencing E-Learning blog about instructional design. Christy has been writing about how to get started in instructional design and what technology tools you might need. Rapid e-Learning tools, like Articulate , change the amount of actual technical skill an ID would need within such a group. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Import from Google docs. Personally, dump this feature and offer some social media components right there on the screen. Again, with over 2,400 social media sites you can go beyond. Everyone loves to receive gifts.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. The next day or whenever he has a connection to the Internet, his data gets pushed out from the device and pulled into the platform or tool. Authoring Tools.

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E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

Social learning? Then in some circles it was the smartphones and the power of social learning with said smartphones. You could count on your hand the number of vendors even looking at it, and I’m not just talking LMSs/Learning Portals, but content authoring tools and other products. A couple of rapid content authoring tool vendors are incorporating HTML5 features in their tool, which can be used on tablets, and of course the iPad.

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Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. Why are people using such products as Google docs? Boosts mobile learning value, social learning (P2P is a form of social media) and removes the browser issue for many businesses (i.e Content authoring tools that have to be used on the desktop of your cpu, no longer is required. Text to Speech, Automatic Voice Recognition, Audio Social Learning.

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Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

It's not that far of a stretch to say it was created to be the ultimate e-Learning tool. As the web transformed over time people discovered that the ability to collaborate on projects over the web made it an even more powerful tool for sharing information. The ability to collaboratively work on documents, to share web services, and use software on the web instead of installing it on your computer is what many people refer to as web 2.0.

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How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

We need a way to make it social. Google Sheets and a little code provide the solution. I know a lot of you use Google Docs every day. You may not realize that Google allows users to develop add-ons and applications on top of Docs using Google Apps Script (GAS).

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On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

brainstorming: lots of wikis, blogs, social networking, audio/podcasts. Games as Learning Tools: Kids have always used games, but school hasn’t recognized play for learning. Visualization: Tools make it easier to understand information and relationships between concepts.

How Would You Build a Modern Workplace Learning Professional?

Mike Taylor

Below is a slide from a conference session I’ve given a few times trying to make the point that while just about anyone can design a learning experience, doing it well requires a lot more than simply having some authoring software. Social Platforms.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

Many are also abandoning workstation-based software suites in favor of cloud-based collaboration platforms such as Google Docs, Microsoft Office 365, and IBM SmartCloud. Where the workplace network is based on authority, the public network is characterized by influence.

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5 Ways to Use Screen Captures to Cut Down on Email

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s easy enough to leave comments or suggestions in a Google Doc, but how much context gets lost in those text comments? Instead, record a video walking through your comments so the author understands exactly how you meant things! Teach a program or tool.

Learning Management Systems to Look Out For in 2016

Paradiso

To go by the stated value of the word ‘LMS’, it means a software that can be used for creating, administering, delivering, tracking and reporting of the learning content. And we can say this humble piece of software is no bush-league!

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. If I was going back and starting a blog now as a tool to build my brand and my business, I would do several things differently. Make sure you give credit and link to the original author’s website.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. Content authoring tools.

Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  While it can be a distraction when your employees are busy "Liking" Lady Gaga, now is not necessarily the time to crack down on social media at work. Instead, consider embracing social media to see what it can do for you and your team. Use Google Docs.

Q2 update and Q3 preview

Unicorn Training

All our GRC courses that were updated in Q2 have also now been converted to the improved version of our authoring tool - eCreator 2.0. 2019 continues to see exciting changes to our Governance Risk and Compliance suite as well as our third-party content.

Reach for the clouds

E-Learning Provocateur

in the cloud) and are accessed locally from a web browser, while the software and data are stored remotely on servers. It’s one thing to use an online word processor; it’s something else again to store names, residential addresses and social security numbers out there, somewhere.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Some Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Its a web-based word processing tool built in Flash 9 by a Boston-based company called Virtual Ubiquity. They call it "Rich Collaborative Authoring." Some fabulous built-in collaboration tools, including real-time commenting by multiple contributors. It matters that the person at the keyboard enjoys the experience, that they have fun using the tool. This looks much nicer than Google Docs. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Capture Learner Data with Google Spreadsheets

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Capture Learner Data with Google Spreadsheets. Why use Google Spreadsheets to collect data? Click the “Tools” dropdown menu.

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic

learnWorlds

Looking at it from the students perspective, they would choose your course if: They want to learn from a person who they can trust and has got experience or is an authority in the field. IT & Software: Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security, Cisco CCNA, Linux, Network Security, Electronics etc.