Search

Tony Karrer

This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. But I do sometimes jump to other search engines. Search.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Custom Search Summaries

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Willam van Weelden      When a reader searches for a topic in your RoboHelp output, RoboHelp shows a small preview of the topic, the so-called search summary:   By default, RoboHelp uses the first characters of your topic to automatically create these summaries. As you can see in the example above, the automatically generated search summaries do not give a useful description of the found content. Go to the  Search  section.

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Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

3Play Media

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. However, video content is oftentimes invisible to search engines. While you might come up with a video title that sounds like it fits your search criteria, you have no way of knowing whether or not the video is exactly what you’re looking for – or where in the video the content you’re looking for might be. What Is Video Search?

The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search? Playlist search compiles videos together into a customizable playlist with transcripts and a search bar.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. to search for and discover content. By way of example, you might decide to trim the start of. example, if you want to test reasoning and critical. diagram, for example, can be replaced with a.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And recruiters are actively searching on LinkedIn for the best candidates. I'll use mine as an example:   I created a custom URL for myself, as shown in the lower left corner of the image above (and there's a close-up below). LinkedIn searches are based on keywords and key terms, so make it count. Use LinkedIn's search features to explore other profiles like yours and see what terms the professionals are using.

ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law.   Still wanting to search the web for an image of a puppy to use in a work project?  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

3Play Media

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. However, video content is oftentimes invisible to search engines. While you might come up with a video title that sounds like it fits your search criteria, you have no way of knowing whether or not the video is exactly what you’re looking for – or where in the video the content you’re looking for might be. What Is Video Search?

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

However, with such an expanding online presence, the search capabilities for these learning platforms are constantly being adjusted and improved, and there’s a knack for getting your course positioned at the top of the rankings. With estimates suggesting that workers spend around 20% of their day searching for the right content, not only is this impacting their ability to learn effectively, it’s also wasting everybody’s time. Optimize for Predictive Search.

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Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Google trends shows a drop of 80% on searches on Instructional design in the past decade or so. These two reasons (accessibility and quality) apply to both examples. Training for safety for example, or compliance. Both terms are dropping in Google searches LMS by 50%, SCORM by over 80%.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

For example, cars were. Search and. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law.   Still wanting to search the web for an image of a puppy to use in a work project?  Go to Google's advanced search page.

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Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

Lindsey Pollak, a multigenerational workforce expert, said companies could benefit from simply refreshing their examples in learning programs. The post Searching for a Higher Purpose appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Stacey Engle worked her way up to become the president of the company she began her career with almost a decade ago.

Six ideas in search of a problem to solve?

Kineo

Gamification has also been talked about for a long time, without anybody even being clear what they mean by it, let alone being able to point to examples of it being used in a corporate learning context. ​The elearning industry historically has had a habit of putting the cart before the horse. For years everyone was saying they wanted to talk about mobile – but there were no users willing or able to use mobile devices for learning.

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4 Tips to Create Voice Search Friendly Content

Hurix Digital

Here’s what voice search is and can be in the next few years: Google says 20% of all searches are voice based. By 2020, 50% of all online searches will be voice based. Approximately 20% of voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords. How do we make “voice-search friendly web content”? If you run a search via a text search, you would type the bare minimum number of keywords to save physical effort. For example: “Pet stores near me”.

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Searching for Examples of Software Training Modules created in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

I’m searching for a few examples of robust Software Training modules developed in Captivate. I work with a vendor, and need to show some examples of possibilities and approaches to 1) TRAIN on “how” to use the software platform to perform specific tasks, and, 2) Assessments/Certifications that require the learner to execute a specific function (simulation) in the software to assess comprehension and mastery.

Searching for candidates can be like digging for buried treasure

CLO Magazine

For example, I learned about recruiting diverse talent. For example, a straight white male can be an ally of a LGBT, female or African American ERG. The post Searching for candidates can be like digging for buried treasure appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Various studies report that CEOs are by and large concerned about the development of the next generation of leaders.

Remote Instructional Design Jobs

Experiencing eLearning

For example, during one contract, I worked from home 3 days a week. A Google search for “instructional design remote work” returns over 15 million hits, so there are things out there. HigherEdJobs.com allows you to filter for remote jobs when you search their listings. Search online for “elearning vendor” or “elearning company” to start a search. Teamed, for example, regularly posts available positions.

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The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search? Playlist search compiles videos together into a customizable playlist with transcripts and a search bar.

Learn a New Skill: Master Google Search

OpenSesame

Not that finding information is outrageously difficult, but learning to search for information quickly and effectively takes skill. 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: . Learn Search Modifiers. Learn Search Qualifiers.

Social Media: How to Search for (and Actually Find) Your Old Tweets

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Searching through old tweets (particularly when you are a frequent tweeter), however, can be a bit of a nightmare. Topsy Advanced Search. Topsy Advanced Search  is also fast and easy, but with more specific search options. This could save you a lot of time if your search query returns a lot of results.    My search was very simple, so Snapbird was all I needed. As with Topsy, you can use Google search to omit results.

How to Easily Search through Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

What you need is an easy way to search through all of those free stock image sites so you can find what you need when you need it. The good news is that there are three such sites where searching and finding free stock images is possible. It’s a search engine that indexes free stock photo sites. Stockagraphy is another site that searches free stock image sites. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration.

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. This wasn't something I could directly help the person, but I had the sense that people may be missing some key search tricks that would give them a list of reasonable results.

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Mobile Photo Search: The learning potential

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s a mobile app for android phones that allows you to complete internet searches based on a photo you take with your smart phone. Here’s an example from Google’s site: Literally you take a picture of a bridge and it recognizes it, searches for related information, and returns information to you. Check out this video for more examples: Click here to view the embedded video. Dear Google, what can’t you do???

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Reduce Searching Start Talking

Tony Karrer

I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. The research would seem to suggest that it's more than just an uneasy feeling after searching, but the reality is that you likely are missing things.

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Power Searching with Google

Jay Cross

Search is like driving a car. Google just opened enrollment for an online course, Power Searching with Google. I signed up for several reasons: I’m insanely curious and search the web many times a day. I’ve learned a number of tips and tricks: word order matters; capitalization doesn’t matter; filter image searches by color; use Command-F to pop up a text search of a page. Often the instructor shares the screen with an example.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

By converting the spreadsheet process into an automated tool, the scope of coverage, search and other functionalities expanded. What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills? What does a multi-national company with years of hard-built reputation do, especially when it is aggressively entering newer markets , expanding and adding newer products or lines to its already overflowing basket of products?

Content Search Use Cases

Tony Karrer

A recent example - Content Search: Use Cases - which explores some of the different ways we search for things and helps us think about when Google might be a good answer and when it's likely not Ray Sims has been doing great stuff on his blog. He does a great job of breaking down topics into smaller pieces.

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Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

They use keyword searches to help narrow the field, and I can tell you from experience: recruiters are the best way to find and keep steady work. It's easy to browse and search for jobs, and in many cases, you can apply with your LinkedIn profile right from your mobile device. Enter keywords, location if desired and tap Search.     A few tips to help you with your search: Try variations of your keywords.

Easily Find the Courses you Need with Improved OpenSesame Search

OpenSesame

On March 6, we released an update that included improvements to OpenSesame search. Here are some quick tips to get the most of out of OpenSesame search: . . . Different ways to search. Under Courses in the main navigation on the OpenSesame website, click on Browse all Courses in the upper right to search the entire catalog. On the left navigation, you can expand the different catalog search options and filter the displayed courses by clicking the plus sign. . .

Beyond Search - REAP

Tony Karrer

via Jack Vinson's post Knowledge workers do more than search , found the article: Beyond Search is REAP. The point is that searching is really just the beginning for most activities. From the post: Beyond Search is REAP - Retrieve, Extract, Arrange, Present. We're still not there with the deeper tools and the whole experience we desire for truly reaping the value from all that's available to us on the Internet.

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Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

3Play Media

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. However, video content is oftentimes invisible to search engines. While you might come up with a video title that sounds like it fits your search criteria, you have no way of knowing whether or not the video is exactly what you’re looking for – or where in the video the content you’re looking for might be. What Is Video Search?

How to write a great RFP for your eLearning Platform search

Academy of Mine

Before diving into creating your RFP, we recommend taking a looking at a few different examples of RFP templates, such as can be found here , here , and here. Detail why you are searching for a new platform solution. The process of making a large purchase is generally not an enjoyable experience.

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10 Search Engine Marketing Basics You Have to Master

DigitalChalk eLearning

Search engine marketing is a little like chess. In this post, I’ll be covering 10 search engine marketing (SEM) basics that you’ll need to master in order to succeed as a digital marketer. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be ready to get your feet wet in the world of search engine marketing, and will have a much better idea of the resources you’ll need to continue your learning journey. Like many disciplines, learning paid search is an ongoing process.

What Is Crawling & How The Search Engine Bots Work Whole Together?

Adobe Captivate

We all know what Search engines are, but very few of us know about how the search engines Bots work. It is important to know about search engine functionalities. So, this blog intends to give you all the details about search engine bots and for this, we are going to discuss following points; What is crawling? Why is it a prime function of the search engine? How does the Search Engine Bots work efficiently? Why is it the prime function of a search engine?

Is it mLearning when you Learn from doing a Google Search on a Mobile Device?

mLearning Revolution

I was especially interested in what he said below regarding how doing a mobile search on Google does not take advantage of any unique mobile features , and this is where I disagree a bit. Let’s take the Google App for iPhone as an example, clearly Google has thought a lot about what makes a uniquely mobile experience, you can use your current location (GPS ) to find information relevant to where you are.

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5 inspiring microlearning examples (with added tips and tricks!)

Elucidat

We’ve shared 5 microlearning examples and best practice tips to help you hit the mark. 5 microlearning examples and tips to go with them. This microlearning example pulls together a collection of related topics to help the audience access help as and when they need it. This means no time is wasted searching for the right information. Giftable | See this example. Giftable | See this example. Giftable | See this example. See this example.