The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” I googled it. It is true that Google and other search engines have rewired our brains – because everything we experience rewires us in some way.

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5 Awesome Google Fonts & Other Typography Treats

eLearning Brothers

Google Fonts is a great resource for free, open-source typefaces. One thing I like about Google fonts is that if you go to each font’s detail page, you’ll find a list of popular pairings with that font. Check out our other graphic design blogs for more eLearning design inspiration.

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Association eLearning

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The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, "The Google Effect." I googled it. LearningToGo BlogSo of course, what did I do? It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things.

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Google Material Design in Online Education Technology

WizIQ

Google’s Material Design made a splash almost four years back and continued to wow us with its widespread applications, and elegant user experience features. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

Snagit for Chrome and Google Classroom

Visual Lounge

This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom.

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Google Blog Search Problems

Tony Karrer

I rely pretty heavily on Google Blog Search to help me find people who are citing blog posts of mine so that I can see that kind of conversation. Unfortunately, it looks like Google Blog Search has decided that they will now include the entire contents of the web page rather than just the contents of the RSS feed. What this means is that I now get links to every post where the author includes my blog in their blog roll.

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Snagit for Google Chrome in Your (Google) Classroom

Visual Lounge

This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom.

Integrate Your E-Learning with Google Docs

Integrated Learnings

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed a survey created in Google Docs into a Lectora project. You can learn how to create a Google Survey in Google Docs Help section (creating forms from spreadsheets) or simply search for "How to create a Google Survey".

Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility

Visual Lounge

Google Apps Accessibility. In 2014, Google launched improvements to Gmail, Drive, and Docs that made them more accessible to users. Since Google web apps are a large part of the digital ecosystem and business infrastructure, it’s vital that these technologies are accessible to everyone.

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Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

Visual Lounge

Screencasting in Google Chrome is here! Screen recording, the most highly anticipated feature in Snagit for Google Chrome , is finally here! At this time, we’re considering the screencasting feature in Snagit for Google Chrome to be in beta.

Google Calendar in Lectora

Integrated Learnings

I'm a big fan of Google and I use Google's online applications on a daily basis. I've found the Google Calendar to be easy to use and easy to access at home, at work, and on the go. This lesson assumes you have a Google Account and that you have created a Google Calendar.

Become the Google of Learning in 6 Steps

InSync Training

In her recent InSync BYTE series event, Modern Learning is Perpetual Learning - How Do We Become the "Google" of Learning? This blog details her proven six step approach. BYTE Session Recap.

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Google’s What Do You Love?

Upside Learning

Google has sneak launched a new way of search aggregation result, technology blogs are tripping over it. Google calls it ‘ What Do You Love? ’. Stranger still there is no mention of this on Google’s blog.

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Online Course Translations: 7 Reasons Not to Use Google Translate

CommLab India

There are various reasons Google Translate is not to be chosen for online course translations. This blog highlights 7 reasons to avoid Google Translate when it comes to translating online courses.

Host Student Websites with Google Drive

Visual Lounge

A little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. In other words, if your school or district has Google Apps for Education, every student now has file management and website publishing capabilities. Host with Google Drive.

Google Blog Search Fix Coming

Tony Karrer

As I reported in Google Blog Search Problems , Google seems to have included the full text of blog pages (including blog rolls) in their blog search. I just saw this post which both confirms that Google changed something which is causing the problem and that then intend to fix it. According to Jeremy Hylton of the Google Blog Search team , they now index the full content of the page.

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TechSmith Education Community on Google+

Visual Lounge

The first is our new TechSmith in Education Google+ Community ! The TechSmith Education Google+ Community is a place for educators who use TechSmith solutions to connect, share ideas, and discuss best practices with each other. For Educators Community edu Education Google techsmithed

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome – Keep Scrollin’

Visual Lounge

Sometimes when using the Google Chrome browser, there are certain pages that won’t allow us to open the control panel when you click the extension. You can find regular updates on our TechSmith in Education Google+ Community.

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Google Fusion – Is This the Future of Free Data Visualization?

Upside Learning

Google fusion is a cloud based application from Google where you can share and visualize data online. Fusion API : Yesterday Google released the Fusion API which will help to update and query the dataset programmatically, without ever logging in to the Fusion Tables website.

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10 Learning Design Blogs to Draw Inspiration From

Allen Interactions

When searching on Google for "Learning Design Blogs" , a staggering amount of more than 117,000,000 search results appear. With this overwhelming amount of information, it can be very hard to determine which blogs are credible and a valuable use of time to read.

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. Someone will dethrone Google, not just compete with them.

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Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production

Visual Lounge

With our last major update , we debuted video screen recording in Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ve been noticing GIF screencasts gaining in popularity on social websites like Twitter and Google+, as well as on blog posts and websites. It’s update time!

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DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

Visual Lounge

Like previous Google I/O events, the 7th Annual took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, June 25-26, 2014. With the big focus on wearables, Google also spoke a lot about unifying your experience across devices, including your car and TV.

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Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing

Visual Lounge

We were GIFen no clues and it’s still a little bit of a secret but the wonderful Kelly Rush , Product Owner of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome , has asked me to GIF some ideas on the feature. As an example this is one I wrote for my Google Drawing example: Would it be possible to.

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TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!

Visual Lounge

*Video from the Live Google+ Hangout on Air will be posted here later today. We are excited for the upcoming release of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™! The post TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now! appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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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. I decided to test Google myself. I entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself.

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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.

eLearning: Google Gets Into Online Learning with "Power Searching with Google" Course

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I have recently written about  how to use Google to search for eLearning images you can actually use  and  how to search specific websites using Boolean operators in Google search queries. Those  Those skills, however, are just the tip of the Google search iceberg. Starting today (July 10), you can take a free virtual course called "Power Searching with Google" straight from the folks at Google.

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Snagit Captures Google Adwords Accounts

Visual Lounge

Carlos Garcia is a bilingual voice over artist, Google Adwords certified partner , and president and founder of Please Hold Advertising, Inc., Though Carlos knows Google Adwords inside and out, the vast wealth of information Adwords offers makes most peoples’ heads spin.

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Why Google Analytics is the next thing you should be adding to your LMS

Kineo

And while we don’t recommend embedding every single one, adding a tool like Google Analytics tracking will let you see how learners are really using your site and could be a real game changer for your learning delivery. Your learning platform likely gives you insights into which courses are being engaged with most and other metrics such as course completions, but there’s a whole host of information you’re probably missing out on if you stop there.

Google Doodle contest: Hurdle your way to a TechSmith Spork

Visual Lounge

Have you already seen today’s awesomely addictive Google Doodle ? Well let’s just say if you weren’t the greatest hurdler in high school … Google is giving you the chance to redeem yourself. Or post on our Google+ page.

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Public Data Explorer - Google Labs

eLearning Cyclops

Google Labs recently released their Public Data Explorer. FYI: You can embed your charts into a webpage or blog (like the examples above), which are updated automatically so the data is current. Tools Cloud Google Cloud ComputingYou can create charts and visualizations with public data sets. I created the examples below from data provided by the World Bank. The amount of data provided by the World Bank is impressive.

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Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

Visual Lounge

With technology like Skype and Google Hangouts though, I don’t have to. Capturing Skype, Google Hangout, or any digital video communication can be a useful way to interview and capture the knowledge of subject matter experts.

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Adobe Captivate – Use JavaScript to Display Google Fonts

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you a method to add from over 800 Google web fonts in your Adobe Captivate project. This concept was worked out by Steven Warwick in a previous blog post. Video captivate typekit fonts google fonts JavaScript TypeKit web web safe fonts

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.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

With almost 30 percent of the human population, or 2 billion people, using the internet; and 94 percent of US students equating research with using Google or other search engines, it comes as no surprise that 75 percent of students use Wikipedia and online encyclopedias for research.

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Coming Soon to a Chrome Browser Near You… (Hint: It Involves Snagit for Google Chrome)

Visual Lounge

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome: 3, 2, 1, ACTION! The Snagit for Google Chrome team has been working hard to capture the next frontier in the Chrome OS and browser. Until then… The Snagit for Google Chrome Team. Not a Snagit for Google Chrome user yet?

Beyond the LMS: A Mobile First approach to learning using Adobe Captivate, Formative Assessment, Google Analytics, HTML5 and Google Firestore

Adobe Captivate

Using Google Analytics I could assess every click and how the user got there. Enter Google Analytics: In order to do the consensus building work, I needed data. Adobe Captivate and Google Analytics worked perfectly together. Google Firestore was released in Beta last month.

Beginners’ guide to setting up Google Daydream for your Captivate VR content

Adobe Captivate

Most of you would be well versed with the things I am going to discuss, with respect to the correct settings, in getting your Captivate content to play just right for the Google Daydream VR headset. Go ahead and give it a try, and feel free to post questions on this blog.