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. I dont see in Google Docs a way to do this.

mLearning Presentations using Google Docs

mLearning Trends

A RT from Tim Martin at the Elearning Guild brought my attention to a blog posting by Wesley Fryer at Stormchasers about his use of Google Presentation -- part of the free cloud-based Google Docs service -- as a means of distributing mobile learning content to his ecosystem. After completing a presentation, mobile users have the option of going back into Google Docs for further collaboration options as well.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

You are running the annual performance management workshop on how to give feedback. Try any one of the following tools: Google Docs. Social Learning Tools Technology Tips Collaboration Collaboration Exercises Google Docs learning technology Litmos Slack

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


We have been doodling about leveraging the possibilities these quirky square codes offer while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. Use QR Codes (tagged to physical materials in the workplace) as part of your Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and Internal App Store strategies to help employees download and use apps available for their performance support. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

So welcome to performance support. Today’s session: Fundamental principles and practices of performer support Help you begin the journey of applying them. Allison Rossett – Job Aids & Performance Support. She says “call it performance support and not informal, cuz you can’t get a CFO to pay for informal learning.” What learners want with Performance Support – “give me the answer!” This is where performance support comes in.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

Essentially, we are performing something at every moment. For the sake of our discussion here, let's define "at the moment performance" as acting instantaneously in response to a situation that needs to be fixed or changed. Can we focus on a moment of need and moment of performance?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Wired has now done a great review of the app: Buzzword: Web-Based Office Docs Never Looked So Good. ".the Buzzword beats current Ajax-based offerings like Google Docs and Zoho Writer in both usability and aesthetic impact. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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How to Transform Old Training Content into New Performance Support Tools


For most trainees (particularly millennials ) this is an expectation — and it means that we must embrace opportunities to replace old-school training content with new-era performance support tools. Recognize what a performance support tool is.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #16

Upside Learning

Social media & workplace performance matrix – Harold Jarche takes Jane Hart’s case study resources and puts them in a matrix, made accessible to all through Google docs spreadsheet. Social Media Workplace Performance Matrix

EdTech Tools and Apps For Creating Knowledge-Based Content

InSync Training

We opened this series by introducing six technology toolbox compartments that are used in blended learning to provide content, develop interaction, and perform assessment.

ID and e-Learning Links (3/16/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Lifehacker’s list of add ons for Google Docs and Sheets. UberConference adds an audio conference call to a Google Doc so you can talk while collaborating. When providing performance feedback during learning, we will provide learners with a sense of the real-world consequences. The Best Add-Ons for Google Drive. HelloFax lets you fax documents (HelloSign lets you sign them). There’s also an option to track changes like in Word. tags: google.

General Physics Launches Performance-driven Learning Solution for Marketing Teams by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Example: Google Docs doesn’t need to match Microsoft Office feature for feature, as its value proposition is about the cloud. Playing Offense vs. Playing Defense. I hate playing defense in business. It doesn’t happen all the time. But being behind a competitor in terms of feature development, scrambling to do custom work for a large client, or doing an acquisition because you’re getting blocked out of an emerging space – whatever it is, it just feels rotten when it comes up.

Content curation: a way to increase the power of your e-learning course.


We structure it and make sense of it, i.e. we perform content curation applicable to e-learning. Google Docs: Did you know you can embed all the content you have in Google Docs in isEazy ? Very often, when we decide to create an online course, we’re not starting from scratch.

Lucky on Foundations

Clark Quinn

I subsequently did a post-doc at LRDC, getting deeper steeped into cognitive learning, and then joined a school of Computer Science, getting further background in computation. I was thinking about my next directions, and it led to me to think a bit about my foundations.

The 4D Development Methodology for Modernization

Harbinger Interactive Learning

It could be designed using an excel file or a word doc. The design phase can ensure that we have all the performance and functionality features captured in the QA checklist. In some recent blogs, I mentioned about the xSMART framework for modernization and its benefits.

MagicBox Announces New Module for Teachers – Teacher’s My Drive


Teachers will be able to add the following types of contents, and additionally provide a Title and Thumbnail for each content: Word document (DOC, DOCX). Once a content is added to the MagicBox portal by a teacher, they can perform following actions: Open – To view the content.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

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 Students can see homework in the stream and create and edit it within Google docs. Pick and choose which products you want to use, from Google Docs to Google Earth. Here are some of the most valuable Google products: Google Docs. Use Google Forms to get student feedback or perform quick assessments.

Training Does Make the Difference

Your Training Edge

Now imagine the patient who insists, “Well, Doc, that’s nice. Otherwise you perform a disservice to your client, your company and the industry as a whole.Simply put, without on-going career training in your field, you can not do your job.

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New job aid summarizes action mapping for teams

Making Change

You can download it as a Word doc here. See that your role is not “convert content into training” Focus on solving the performance problem, not delivering an information dump. I’ve drafted a job aid that summarizes the entire action mapping process.

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Simplifying the Road to Insight

HT2 Labs

As data becomes more important in understanding learner activity and the wider picture of business performance, it is not uncommon to see customers integrate multiple different sources of data; some with built-in xAPI and others more custom. What’s New?

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

Accessing learning at the point of need – for performance support or general knowledge discovery. And they can take action to improve company performance and organizational objectives. And then connect learning back to employee performance.

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Introducing: Assessments by Continu


Most of the time there are multiple spreadsheets, Google docs, survey’s, etc. Performance Management. “You can’t manage what you can’t measure”. We’ve all probably heard this saying before and it certainly does apply, but the real question is how do we measure learning? At Continu, we know that it’s not only important for organizations and teams to train their people, but in actual fact professional assessments is often the real key to management and HR initiatives.


Clark Quinn

During my post-doc, a side project was developing a game that embedded analogical reasoning in a story setting. Using the knowledge of an adaptive system, with one of my clients we pitched and won the right to develop an electronic performance support system.

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Customer Education: The Complete Guide For Your Business


Perform a customer education audit. Do you give your customers any guides, allow them access to support docs, or even talk to them face-to-face? Or if you’re overwhelmed by the same support query, develop support docs that answer the recurring question head-on.

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Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.

Jane Hart

A vote for Google will be a vote for Google Search, so if you want to vote for other Google tools, you will need to to name them indvidually, e.g. Google Docs, Google Reader. Contributions are only accepted at the discretion of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies.

How Would You Build a Modern Workplace Learning Professional?

Mike Taylor

Come on in and add your categories and skills to this Google Doc. Mark Britz for performance enabled by social connections and collaboration.

eFront 3.6.12 just released


This version brings considerable performance updates for installations that have a large volume of data and users. Full-text search for PDFs, DOCs etc. This means you can search for text inside PDF, Doc or Excel files you upload to the system.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

The top tool for the 4 th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2 nd ) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive) (3 rd ) retaining their places for the 3 rd year in succession.

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Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

You can display your PDF, PowerPoint or DOC files for the employees’ edification, as well as videos that directly speak to viewers. These systems would go a long way in improving the performance of your employees and hence, your business.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Data Collection : Does the tool provide detailed statistics on individual and/or group performance? Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. This can be an interesting quiz / test tool especially if you already use Google docs.

HCD Meets ID: Part 2- Developing Learner Empathy

eLearning Brothers

Pretty much whatever information you think will be most useful should be included on this doc. Using this tool you can perform an exercise where you consider what the learner is experiencing based off of their different senses.

"Show Your Work": The Kazoomaker (#wolweek)


Thanks to Google and Facebook I found "Doc" Kazoo, proprietor of the Great Aswego Ukulele Factory. By lunchtime Doc had my new kazoo roughed in. I was surprised by Doc's alacrity and loved all the unexpected personal attention and frequent updates.

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3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes

Epilogue Systems

Building a workflow training doc? They help provide information on user performance, user adoption, overall digital adoption, and more. In the past, companies have relied on SCORM within their LMS systems for data on how employees learned, and then performed following their training. This can help you track user activities outside of the LMS or LXP, and understand employee performance measured against, for example, what training resources they have consumed.

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