ADOBE ROBOHELP: Stay Away Mighty Google

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Is there a way to keep them private so they don’t show up on Google? Additionally, over time Google will index the pages; and content found within the private Help System will appear in Google search results.   If you don't want your Help System content to appear via a Google search, there are a few options to consider: Use a robots.txt file to stop Google indexing your content. by Willam van Weelden, COTP.

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Complex Content in the Search Engine Age

InSync Training

Jennifer Hofmann and Phylise Banner explored this question, and how it changes the roles and responsibilities of learning and development practitioners during their recent Training Magazine Network event, “ Modern Learning is Perpetual Learning: How Do We Become the Google of Learning ? ”.

Adobe RoboHelp: Submit Sitemaps to Google

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After you create a sitemap, you need to tell search engines where they can find your sitemap so that they can use it to index your site. Here is how to submit your sitemap to Google: Go to the  Google Webmaster Tools  page and log in using your Google account.

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Algorithm Changes: Google and You

LearnUpon

Google presents search results based on a complex algorithm, which takes into account more than a hundred different factors, and weights them in various ways. Recent Changes to Google’s Algorithm. There will be future changes in the Google Algorithm as well.

Google Chrome for iOS’ Killer App: A Singular Browsing Experience

mLearning Revolution

From all the amazing news Google shared at this year’s I|O conference, to me the biggest one was the availability of the Google Chrome browser for iPad and iPhone.

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Vision of Google's Future

Tony Karrer

Absolutely great post that shows where a search engine like Google will be going in the future: [link

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Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

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. I’m not sure if the source of the problem are the sites that contain this incorrect information or that Google screws up.

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Google Goggles and Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Yesterday Google released a visual search engine called Google Goggles. This will prove useful for m-learning - users can take a snapshot of any object and Google Goggles will provide relevant information about it. All he need do is take a snapshot and input the image to Google Goggles which will recognize the landmark and retrieve information about it. It is available right now as an application for Android 1.6+ (i.e. Donut or Eclair) based mobile devices.

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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!

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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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.

Rich Cards get to the top of Google

LearnUpon

You’ve almost certainly seen Rich Cards in use in Google, particularly if you use it to search out small nuggets of information. And cards, as a design element and a philosophy, are clearly the direction in which Google is moving. Rich cards are one part of Google’s ongoing development.

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher

Learnnovators

Here are a few interesting facts (adapted from various research reports) related to the amount of time that we spend searching for information on the World Wide Web (WWW): Google is the most visited web site in the world. 43.78% of Internet users visit Google daily. A-GOOGLE-A-DAY.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the term used to describe the efforts that make your website visible when people use sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find information they are looking for. Paid Ads on Search Engines. Marketing Search Engine Marketing Sell Courses Online

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Can Help Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to designing your website so that it appears in the non-paid, “organic” section of search results when people search key phrases on sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Marketing Internet Marketing Search Engine Optimization Sell Courses Online

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS

Axonify

Here is it, the moment of truth as the questioning begins: “Where do you go first: your LMS or Google?” By the time you have leapt over the chasm of the clunky login, grabbed onto the spinning wheel of the archaic search engine, and bungee jumped past the awkward course launch, you are exhausted. A Google search takes one or two clicks. Locating workplace content should be as easy as searching Google. Fun example, try Googling “buns”.

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TechSmithies Go Google+

Visual Lounge

Google+ is here. What is Google+?". Google+ is a hybrid of the various social tools many people are already using on the web. It's Google's attempt to do social media better than the rest. TechSmith on Google+ Executives. +

Learn a New Skill: Master Google Search

OpenSesame

As we increasingly rely on search engines like Google to find information and tackle projects, learning the tricks of the trade can be invaluable. Here are the top five Google Search tips that can help you dramatically improve your searching and save valuable time: . Google’s search algorithm is excellent at returning the information you’re looking for, even if you are not so sure yourself. Google Search: The Master Converter! Track Packages with Google.

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS

Axonify

Here is it, the moment of truth as the questioning begins: “Where do you go first: your LMS or Google?” By the time you have leapt over the chasm of the clunky login, grabbed onto the spinning wheel of the archaic search engine, and bungee jumped past the awkward course launch, you are exhausted. A Google search takes one or two clicks. Locating workplace content should be as easy as searching Google. Fun example, try Googling “buns”.

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The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

“Virtually everything new seems to come from the 20 percent of their time engineers here are expected to spend on side projects.” ” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). “Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future.”

Google Directory

Take an e-Learning Break

Here's a different way to search within Google. While Google's regular web search is likely the fastest way to find information on a specific subject, the Google directory is particularly useful when you're not sure how to narrow your search from a broad category. Google's directory engine also lets you search within a category once you've decided on the specific subsection of the web that interests you.

How to Use Google+ Hangout for Workplace Collaboration

OpenSesame

If you only use Google for their impeccable search engine, you’re missing out on the other Google applications.like Google+ Hangout. Google account holders with access to a web camera use this application to video chat with each other.

This Week on #TalkTech: The New Zite, Evaluating Mobile Apps for Learning, Google Maps and iOS

Bottom-Line Performance

She actually uses the native app version of our Knowledge Guru game engine to demonstrate how to evaluate an app! Topic 3: Google Maps is now available in the iOS map store. Forbes compares Google Maps to Apple Maps. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Moodle training uk topping the search engines

Moodle Journal

Tried a typical search string in Google for Moodle training type sites in the UK and was pleased to find that 'moodle training uk' returned my site [link] as the top 2 from 8990, feeling lucky, I tried the same on yahoo.co.uk and found www.moodletraining.org.uk my domain name, was number 1 from 1520 possible hits, of course this cannot last, but its encouraging to say the least

Set Up Google+ Authorship and Get Visible!

OpenSesame

We at OpenSesame spend a considerable amount of effort and time making your courses available in the search engines whenever your potential customers are looking for them. Allow me to introduce you to Google+ Authorship! Choose an employee to represent your organization; we (and Google!)

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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How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Google : Google allows their staff to spend 30% of their time pursuing their own creative interests; this has lead to innovative ideas such as Google Maps and Google AdSense, which have genuinely changed the way we live and made Google more than a search engine.

Revisiting some of my favorite Google work tools: CSE

Janet Clarey

Such is the case with Google Custom Search (which has been around now for more than four years). They’ve got a nice line up of professional development opportunities and I was happy to be asked to present on one of my favorite topics – GOOGLE. One featured tool I had kind of forgotten about was Custom Search Engine. You can add other people’s custom search engine when shared by the creator. co-creation by employees (collaborative web search engine).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? Main | Avanoo.a

Work-Learning Research highly ranked on search engines.

Work Learning

The Work-Learning Research website is ranked as follows: #4 on Google. #4 But still, we are happy that the world-according-to-search-engines (WOTSE) values the research perspective we offer. 4 on Bing. #7 7 on Yahoo. When searching for "learning research.". Interestingly, we hardly ever get paid to do research. Mostly we get paid to use research wisdom to make practical recommendations, for example in the following areas: Learning Design. E-Learning. Training. Onboarding. Safety.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11

Upside Learning

CopperLicht – fast WebGL JavaScript 3D Engine. CopperLicht is a JavaScript 3D engine for creating games and 3d applications in the webbrowser. Google Buzz. Google has announced Buzz a new social media service that would be integrated within Gmail.

The unGoogleable question

Learning with e's

Are there any questions that you cannot Google? education Google learning questions school Search Engine Technology It''s a provocative question I have asked several times to audiences in the last few days.

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

that discusses whether: scholars would choose (1) to have their work published in the premier journal in their field or (2) to have that work regularly come up on the first screen in an appropriate Google search Having gone through a PhD process and having been in academia for 11 years where you needed to "publish" - this is a really interesting question to me. which comes up first in the Google search of eLearning 2.0. Interesting article from EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no.

Wolfram/Alpha Computational Engine: Impact on Learning/Training?

Mark Oehlert

Sure, I got to give my talk on virtual worlds and take questions from people like John Perry Barlow and Alan Kay (search Twitter for #ttiv for relevant Tweets) but we also got to see a demo from the forthcoming " Wolfram/Alpha Computational Search Engine " from Stephen Wolfram.

Google, BMW Most Attractive Employers for Europeans

CLO Magazine

12 Based on the preferences of more than 85,000 career seekers with a business or engineering background, Universum has released its first European talent attraction index, "Europe's Most Attractive Employers 2012.” ” The index, split in the business category and engineering category revealed the current level of attractiveness that companies have as employers, and therefore their potential to lead the world of tomorrow.

Is Google Analytics the new LMS (repost)

easygenerator

Do you want to gain access to a powerful reporting engine? Let me Google that for you! All you need is an e-Learning authoring tool that publishes to HTML and a web server.You can gain access to extensive usage statistics using Google Analytics. Using the web interface of Google Analytics you will see where your visitors come from, what browser they are using, how much time they spent on each part of the course, and how they use your content.

NEED a JOB? Google is hiring Android Developers

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So pick up a book and start learning! Figure out how to make Android apps, make one, and then cash in. Either from making a killer app, or at the very least showing a potential employer that can do it.