Advice for Teachers of Writing

Web Tools for Learners

If you are interested in how to teach writing effectively, you might be interested in my Labour Day post on another of my blogs – [link]. communication education essays Google Docs learning learning 2.0 As a young teacher.

TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Model and Infuse Effective Practices of Technology. Google Docs. They have used Google Docs for student feedback with comments–avoids the emailing back and forth. They would like more administrators to start using it to model for teachers–maybe with Google spreadsheets with teachers for fundraising. Google Forms. Used a Google Form to share resources at the end–get everyone to participate.

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Jane Hart’s op 200 Tools for Learning

Challenge to Learn

Google search. I know, but it still works, and I google a lot! Google Docs. We use Google docs a lot for my team. Simple but effective. Jane Hart is conducting her annual Digital Learning Tools survey. An interesting list to follow.

Online Tutoring: One Has to Understand its Benefits and Effects


In short, those contribute to the teachers being train online effectively and promote continuous training. The online tutor provides you the most effective online assignment help. As with face-to-face tutoring, effectiveness depends on the actual tutoring.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Feedly is my RSS reader of choice since the demise of Google Reader. Google Search is one of the first places I go when I need to learn something specific or am researching courses and clients. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively.

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CloudCourse – Is it really a learning platform?

Upside Learning

Just very recently Google announced the release of CloudCourse , calling it both an internal learning platform and also a course scheduling system. Built entirely on Google’s App Engine, it is primarily a scheduling platform which integrates with Google Calendar.

The Bumblebee Effect: How Digital Learners Interact with Information - Tip #143

Vignettes Learning

What does Google say? Sharing a study of our new multi-screen existence, Google found that 90% of media interactions (including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and television), are screen-based. Bumblebees are known to be smart, agile, and purpose-driven insects.

Tips for training top-notch telecommuters

Your Training Edge

Effective managers or training leaders provide positive reassurance to their teams. You may want to manage your at-home team with Google Docs or Excel spreadsheets to track and measure progress at a glance.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 20, 2020

Mike Taylor

12 BUILDING BLOCKS TO USE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES EFFECTIVELY. Mirjam Neelon and Paul Kirschner are translating Wilfred Ruben’s 12 strategies for using learning technologies effectively. (If “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”

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3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor


SaaS solutions are often more cost-effective because they eliminate the need for: Dealing with infrastructure provisioning. Google Drive. Integrate with Google Drive to seamlessly develop, deliver and track learning content packaged as Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.

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Real-Time Collaborative Editing

Tony Karrer

Random notes may not be a great effect. Doesn't Google docs already do all of this? When you have several people editing a document at the same time in Google Docs, it takes about 5 seconds for an edit to show up. And people need to have a Google account.

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

Jane Hart

3 - Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too.

Google Classroom – Should You Use It?


As we all know, Google is a force in many different facets of our daily lives. From a formal standpoint, Google scrapped their course builder program in favor of partnering with edX , but they still have other tools that are being leveraged across classrooms big and small.

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Top Project Management Online Platforms For Distributed eLearning Teams

Adobe Captivate

Asana can also be linked to Google for additional features. Google Docs. Because Google is ubiquitous as a search engine, consumers often take it for granted. However, Google has lots of useful tools that can smooth out your eLearning team’s work flow.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

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Collaborative Learning in the Workplace


You might be familiar with techstacks like Slack, Asana, Google Docs, Basecamp, and Wrike. When looking at corporate training vs. collaborative learning, it’s clear that you definitely need a mixture of both to conduct effective training.

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

Encouraging social learning within organizations can have a similar effect. Consider Google for example, it constantly tops charts when it comes to providing the best work culture for employees. The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

This article focuses on one of the most important criteria for online instruction effectiveness – the interface. How can e-Learning, or computer based training, be more effective? 100+ Google Tricks for Teachers.

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Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Google Docs), but it’s central. I’ve been a fan of wikis since I first heard about them, and think that they’ll be the basis for communities to continue to evolve, as well as being the basis for effective team work. Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation.

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

He’s talking about creating an effective network, and I’m talking about getting the job done. On a recent #lrnchat , a colleague shared how she was collaborating on presentations using Google Slides.

Technology for E-Learning: What You Need


Of course, my first pick for this is Google’s G-Suite of services. 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. However, the more comfortable you are with the technological tools available to you, the more likely you will be able to incorporate them effectively into your course.

8 Ways to Cover Social Activities in Your Training Course


For this to happen, the group needs to be small enough to facilitate effective interaction. They should then teach this online training material to their classmates using a video-conferencing platform like Skype or Google Hangouts.

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. It is good at supporting accessibility with its one question per page to make the use of a screen reader more effective. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions.

How to format text in Google slides


If you want to make your latest presentation look more polished and professional, read this handy list of tricks and techniques showing you how to format text in Google Slides for quick visual wins! How to add a hanging indent in Google Slides. How to wrap text in Google Slides.

SMAC and the Shift in Learning Paradigm

Origin Learning

The demand for bite-sized data is high and mobile devices can effectively cater to such a demand. And the growing acceptance of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies is only making it more cost-effective and easier for both employees as well organizations.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Useful for education b/c applications that are comparable to installed software (like Google Docs). Effects on research. Example: sending students out with cameras and sharing geotagged images, mashup images with Google Maps.

Stop Using Dropbox to Share Your Courses & Try This Instead

Rapid eLearning

Effective October 3, 2016, Dropbox is disabling the feature to render HTML pages. This is similar to the action Google took last month to disable webpage sharing via the Google Docs service.

Head to Head: Collaboration vs Competition


Don''t miss eLearning Versus mLearning , Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice , State vs Private Colleges , and be sure to check back for the next post! Google Docs is no longer the only tool on the block; now sites like Doodle , WhatsApp , Popplet , Box , and more are expanding the collaboration marketplace. Finally, Turn Conflict into Collaboration , a course by Franklin Covey, outlines this habit of highly effective people.

Key benefits for managers when using a Learning Experience Platform


Media Boards – Embed PowerPoint, Word, Excel, PDF, Sheets, Docs, Slides and more from Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Google Docs, Box, Drobox and more for easy access at any time and the ability to keep it updated with a click of a button.

Learned Helplessness of Learning #chat2lrn

Nick Leffler

Shortly after Skyping with Mark and Lesley Price of the chat2lrn crew, Mark and I were busy at work authoring the questions in Google Docs. What are the short-term and long-term effects of #LHoL in the workplace?

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The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Glenda Sims and Wilco Fiers have released their long-awaited white paper (NOTE: Google doc) with their discussions and recommendations. In some ways, a single training session is the easy way to address the problem—is it the most effective?

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

Evernote (how did we ever effectively collaborate before evernote?). Google Docs. After Mark Sheppard’s guest blog from last week discussing the use of the back channel as a way to attend the ICE conference virtually – it got me thinking about those who will be there.

5 types of software needed for a remote workforce


Aside from guidelines for everything from setting acceptable working hours to how to control an influx of email communication, remote work places need specific software and business solutions that will allow them to work effectively from locations all across the country or world.

The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts


Google Collaboration Tools (4.2 Google has several handy tools that allow people to collaborate. For example: Google Wave – allows instant collaboration on projects between many members. Google Docs – makes it easy to access documents in a variety of formats.

The best strategies for including remote workers in your L&D plan


Look for courses and training options that teach things that a remote employee in particular might want to know, just as better networking use or advanced courses on the use of things such as Google Docs and Trello (as examples).