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. Social Learning Tools Technology Tips Collaboration Collaboration Exercises Google Docs learning technology Litmos SlackCollaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home!

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! The post 3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. When you hear the word ‘ screenshot ’ you probably don’t think ‘excitement.’

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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. Integrate with Google Drive to seamlessly develop, deliver and track learning content packaged as Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. Win over IT leadership when building your business case for learning technology.

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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. Some people create a master document with links to all of the other docs. Here are the steps: From inside Google Docs, select Add-ons > Get add-ons and select “ Link Chooser.

Knowledge Anywhere’s LMS Is Now Integrated With Zapier’s Platform!


Social Media LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr. Storage GoogleDrive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Dropbox, Google Slides, Box, Stash, OneDrive. ?Knowledge Anywhere’s Learning Management System (LMS) is now publicly available on Zapier , a third party integration site, which connects systems together for an automated and streamlined process! What is Zapier?

How I work

Clark Quinn

I’ve an ergonomic chair for sitting, and a foam pad I slide out when I’m standing. Slack is a working setup, mostly with my IBSTPI colleagues, but there’s a social group I’m part of on there as well. With IBSTPI and others, Google Docs are a frequent way to develop and share documents. So, I work from home. A lot. And lots of folks are providing advice for those who have to make the shift in these interesting times.

10 Collaborative Learning Solutions

Ed App

Courses can easily be sorted into class-sized groups as well as split into small groups, in addition to allowing for spaces for online socializing or trainer office hours. 5) Google Docs. These include Sheets for spreadsheets, Slides for presentations, and Docs for word processing.

Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences


Whether your learners need visuals, webinars, ILT, social learning components, or the old school slide decks and word docs, you need to have your bases covered. An LMS that enables blended learning means that you can not only expand your horizons beyond ILT and word docs, but you can still maintain what you know works. Such individualized learning can happen through social learning , where your learners are engaged with one another in the platform.

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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 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?

Top 10 Tools to Use in 2020 for Remote Teams


All within a cloud-based software, it can be used in the administering of webinars, distance education, teleconferencing, and social relations. If there is a comment made in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, colleagues will automatically receive email alerts.

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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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). GAS looks a lot like JavaScript and it hooks into Google Docs to enable you to create all sorts of new tools. This trigger could be on a button, when a slide starts, etc. “Gamification.”

2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??


Even worse, if online training is not happening and training is done entirely in person or without a system, money and time are being spent on travel, lost Google Docs and slide decks, and disengaging learning experiences.

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2018 Top 10 Learning Tools

Mike Taylor

Organize everything into folders, flag items to read later, tag them for easy retrieval and share the best on social media or use them for whatever you’re working on. I’ve even setup a WordPress site to run an online social learning course, Learn Camp , which has attracted participants from around the world. Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc). I also love the WordPress add-in that let’s me craft all my blog posts in a Google Doc. My 2018 Top 10 Learning Tools.

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. . On the side toolbar: Add/edit slides. The timeline enables you to move around the slides and synchronize them to whatever you have added. Set Slide Duration.

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

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.

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Learning with 'e's

Don't forget to respond promptly - the immediacy of your reply can increase social presence and motivation. This can be done using shared digital spaces such as group blogs, wikis or Google Docs. This could be a podcast, video, blog, or multi-media presentation such as a slide show. Photo from Pixabay This series is about how teachers can improve engagement for online learners (see links below for previous posts in the series).

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.”

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. And if we are going to talk about social media, why aren’t there any vendors from countries such as China? Speaking of social media, why is VK missing? Google Docs and Microsoft Word.

Top 5 LMS for K-12 Education

Hurix Digital

Students who are familiar with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, and other Google tools will find it easy to use and transition to online learning. Besides, it also helps to meet the students’ social and emotional needs. What is a learning management system?

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. I get more referral traffic from eLearning Learning than from any of the social media channels, partly because eLearning Learning is focused on elearning and there’s so much less noise.

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 ! Vablet (mobile app) - push videos, docs, images, presentations onto your team's mobile devices.get stats on how they're using the content.and refresh or kill it when you need to. Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. Ah, SXSW Interactive!

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATIONS It's no surprise that PowerPoint , Google Slides , or Zoho Show are the major players when it comes to presentation platforms. If you're looking for free alternatives, check out Zoho Show or Google Slides. If you already have the slide sharing presentation software (i.e. If not, you can look into free options like Google Slides, or Zoho Show, if you're not trying to spend any money.

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.

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. Additionally, it’s always a good idea to have your presentation slides and documents backed up on a flashdrive just in case something goes wrong.

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. With a heap of tasks on everyone’s plate, organization is the key to training and development success. At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of eLearning project management tools.

Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

Splitting and merging text boxes, matching the size and location of objects across slides, adding items to existing groups without losing any formatting, managing master slides and fine grained typography control are just a few of the many things you can do with BrightSlide.

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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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. Why it’s a great eLearning tool: At LearnUpon, we find Google Docs most useful for allowing multiple team members to collaborate on the creation and editing of shared documents. LinkedIn is the leading social network for professionals.

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. Can send course links via e-mail and even social media – seen in collaborative learning environments aka online authoring systems, some people call themselves training management systems – but the authoring tool is the key component. Tools these days come in three flavors.

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. As spreadsheets, presentations and slides are created and stored online, it’s really great for collaborating across teams and organizations. What it does: LinkedIn is the leading social network for professionals.

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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.