3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more boring than slides of words being read out loud. Add visuals to your slides, like screenshots of data dashboards with arrows to call attention exactly where you want their focus. Let us know on the socials!

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Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

Wouldn’t that be far more interesting that another PowerPoint slide listing the “Top 10 reasons…” (you know you all have one). Try any one of the following tools: Google Docs.

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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. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network. Google Docs. Slide sharing software.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor


Your learning platform shouldn’t be a silo – it should be able to integrate with your core business platforms, including HR software, your CRM, social media, CMS, video conferencing tools, identity management, etc.

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Here are Three Free Apps that May Come in Handy

Rapid eLearning

Help with Google Docs. We use Google Docs here at Articulate. If you use Google Docs, then you know that when working on projects, you don’t just have one Google Doc. Instead, like dandelions they grow exponentially, and you end up with dozens of Google Docs.

Technology for E-Learning: What You Need


While new technology is slowly making its way into the classroom (most instructors use PowerPoint slides rather than chalkboards), other innovations have yet to find their place (laptops in lecture halls are still a distraction more than a learning aid). Google Drive allows you and your learners to easily share documents in a central location, while Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides allow multiple users to access and edit the same document at once. Social media.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

We need a way to make it social. 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). This trigger could be on a button, when a slide starts, etc.

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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.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Once you add slides or media, it goes to your Library – which is fine, but to add more you have to use the buttons. Under Slides. Import from Google docs. After you select create – which you can do after adding media or slides, the screen changes to. .

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 Text to Speech, Automatic Voice Recognition, Audio Social Learning. Tired of having to type to post comments in social learning solutions, what about on discussion boards or forums?


Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

JD''s slides for this session if you want to follow along. How Kaplan applied social and how that has changed the way work gets done. He''s starting to look for the content and can''t find a darn thing on the SharePoint site -- just loaded with docs and decks and stuff. He thought social was about the technology. This whole social thing has nothing to do with technology. Social = ability for people to engage and share. Can you measure social engagement?

5 self-improvement goals for teachers for 2019


Begin your journey with Google’s tools such as Drive, Gmail, Docs, etc. Get on Social Media – tweet your thoughts away. Social Media is the most important piece of the pie, with Twitter being on the top of the list, currently being used by more than 335 million users on monthly basis. Choose interactive slide presentations along with game-based learning to get your students to learn what you want them to learn. “Technology is just a tool.

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Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

Social Media is questionable too. Higher education where social media tools could be utilized for their students. And there are a lot of businesses out there that block their end users from accessing any type of social media from the workplace. Google Docs and Microsoft Word.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

Fresh Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 5, 2018

Mike Taylor

Using custom fonts in your PowerPoint slide decks has been a bit of a challenge for a long time. Headliner is a fun social media video creation app that I’ve been playing with. Grammarly has released a beta that works with Google Docs in Chrome. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives. “No one will every say that you’re sharing too much value, you’re providing too much help, or that you care too much.”

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

It is free, there’s no sign-up required, and you can save the map as an image or a PowerPoint slide. Headliner is a fun social media video creation app that I’ve been playing with. Quip Slides is a new online, collaborative tool for creating presentations. YouPresent – This PowerPoint add-in can save you time and a bit of your sanity by converting your slides for uploading to webinar platforms. iSlide – a PowerPoint add-in to help you craft better slides.

10 Travel Tips for Business Trips


Taking time for yourself to unwind or to socialize can oftentimes take the edge off of a stressful business trip. Especially if you or your company depend on services like Gmail or Google Docs, make sure you always have a way to access files offline.

Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Keynote slides: The New World of Business. Here are the slides to my first keynote. The slides to the second keynote are here. DOC SEARLS | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014. I’ve Social learning MORE >> 441 Tweets. Ten important posts on working smarter.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I collect them all in a simple (albeit messy) Google Doc as the ideas come to me. This post has started with the slide notes from my presentation. Your post is much more likely to stand out when it’s shared in other social media if you include an image.

What we found at SXSW

TechSmith Camtasia

If you didn't make it to the festival, you can get recaps of a lot of the sessions as slides and notes , sketch notes , or even rap ! Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. Ah, SXSW Interactive!

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try


Basecamp is a project management tool for the social learning and development team. Google Docs. Featuring Docs , Sheets , and Slides , these tools enable you to create and develop content. You and your team’s time is a precious commodity.

How Screen Capture Can Make Your Life Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

As our work and social patterns converge, meme’s can be found for any occasion: Consider this email chain where we discuss our excitement about an upcoming Game of Thrones episode via cat meme only: Sure, we could have met at the office water cooler and shouted “Winter is coming!”

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

E-mail specific slides to subject matter experts for review. Timelines separated for PDF/docs and materials, with the ability to move to different insert areas. Quick uploading and viewing of slides and files. you can view slides without a linear particular order). Inserting other materials, docs, vids into the course. Both times, it was slow, even though they were PPTs containing 16, 14 slides respectively.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Google Docs. Google Docs provides an alternative to Microsoft Office. Spreadsheets, presentations and slides are created and stored online, making collaboration across teams a breeze. LinkedIn is the leading social network for professionals.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Social – Create a community across the system, create communities tied to each group, create community tied to each course. Social Profiles. Other cool capability – include social bookmarking into your system.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


In winter, instructors could create weather recipes to notify learners via social media that a class has been canceled or postponed. Tool: Google Docs. What it does: Many eLearning professionals use Google Docs as an alternative to Microsoft Office.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Ability to include social media – I’m not talking about YouTube here.

Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 What happens when Google buys Sprint too? - Doc Searls , August 15, 2011.

Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials

Rapid eLearning

Learn to use the slide background fill effect. Three cool ideas on adding multiple videos to your slide: use Quizmaker ‘09 , layered PowerPoint slides , and the web object feature. Use Google Docs to create a free project review process.

The Top 7 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools


This means that most online training requires a variety of written notes, graphics, slides, templates and employee training videos. Social media : From LinkedIn groups and Facebook pages to tools like Facebook Workplace , social media is where employees are already spending their time.

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Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

If I add a PM system with learning as a component and/or module, then they would slide right about LXPs, but below learning platforms. Spoke which is listed as an LMS, easily can slide into the IOL Platform. QStream drives heavily on mobile, they use something called containers, which in essence is a combination of content, PDFs/Docs., Usually lacking in social, gamification, a lot of NexGen functionality to be honest, because that is not their forte.

The Future of E-Learning – Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

For the additional years, view slide presentation for viewing. If you can’t come up with your own ideas (which many don’t), then add some stuff like Instagram or Vine (which deals with video) OR, I don’t know – any thing from more than 2,400 social media sites.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have


In winter, instructors could create weather recipes to notify learners via social media that a class has been cancelled or postponed. Why it’s great for eLearning: eLearning professionals are extremely active on social media, with new stories published all the time.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

I believe this will change by the end of the year and slide under the umbrella. Genres (Mobile learning, Social learning, Game based learning, Virtual Worlds). Some LMSs have built in content authoring tools (RCATs), web conferencing, assessment/survey (actually most do), mobile learning, social learning, game based learning and a slew of other items. Social Learning. This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J. Weiss, who passed away on 4-7-12.


85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


What’s great about this tool is that it allows you to print your final result and share it with others and promoting it on social media. Once you finish, you can save these posters to your computer, share them for other users to see either through your website or embed it in wikis, external sites and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter. It offers the ability to create newsletters and easy options on social sharing for Facebook, Twitter etc.