Down to a 't'

Learning with e's

Google Scholar is a very useful tool if you are in the business of research. In all Google showed 17 incidences of my name being remixed. Simply paste this reference into Google and you will see what I mean: Boulos, K. academia online publishing Steve Wheeler Maged Boulos Google Scholar Health Information and Libraries Journal Web 2.0

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Google Scholar. Google Scholar. Google Scholar. Google Scholar. Google Scholar. Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! Here is the recording and slideshare.


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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011

Experiencing eLearning

Google Reader is still my main tool for personal learning. Google Search has never been on my list before, but it really should have been. Google is one of the first places I go when I need to learn something specific. I use Google Scholar search, blog search, or other advanced options as needed. Google Docs is where I keep track of my time spent on projects, create quick drafts, and other tasks.

Learning Thursday #1: Mobile Technologies in Education

Adobe Captivate

Google Scholar. The Google Scholar link will take you to JSTOR, where you can read this article for free.). We’re almost to the new year, so I figure I’ll start a new blog post series. I’m going to put out a new learning and development article every other week that has a unique perspective. I’ll also post some discussion points for those who would like to reflect on the article.

Learning Thursday #2: Project-Based Learning

Adobe Captivate

Google Scholar. The Google Scholar link will take you to a free PDF of the article.). Earlier this month, I started the Learning Thursday blog series , which features a new learning and development article every other week that has a unique perspective. I’ll also post some discussion points for those who would like to reflect on the article.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. 30- Wikispaces 32- Google Sites 88- PB Works. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. 45- SharePoint 55- Google Apps. 35- Google Chrome 65- Firefox and addons. 16- Google Reader. 4- Google Search 10- Wikipedia 52- Google Scholar 62- Bing. 38- Google Maps 51- SurveyMonkey 57- Google Translate.

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

My list of top tools for learning in 2015 : Google Search : ‘Professor Google’ is he is known in my house. However, Google has provided a public searchable store of enormous magnitude – larger than anything seen before in humankind history – and is without doubt the most used learning tool by many, if not all, of us. We can barely imagine life without Google Search. Google Scholar: When I’m researching something, Google Scholar is the first port-of-call.

Taking Time to Learn with Alex Salas

TechSmith Camtasia

We all know that appearing at the top of a Google search is no mark of value or quality. I follow Google Scholar, instead of doing a Google search. Because with Google you get you anybody and their mother. Go to google scholar and you’re going to get academic papers.”. Alexander Salas an award-winning learning experience designer, eLearning expert and Chief of Awesomeness at eLearning Launch.

Is Google good for education? Take a LitTrip or explore an Art Museum thanks to Google

E-Learning Acupuncture

Ben Daley, Chief Academic Officer and COO at High Tech High, has recently posted a lovely list of 24 Google products that have an application to the field of education. I knew about the educational applications of some of these products already: YouTube ( 1 , 2 , 3 ), Google Scholar , Body Browser. Basically, it leverages the Google Earth platform to intertwine geography with reading novels. Google Art Project. google education

How humor helps + Powtoon review

Making Change

I poked around Google Scholar and found studies that seem to agree that (relevant!) I recently created a funny (I hope!) cartoon to motivate people to learn more, and it motivated me to learn more about how humor can improve learning. If you don’t see the cartoon below, you can watch it here. (If If you’re a blog subscriber and reading this in your email or RSS reader, you should see a link to the ebook at the bottom of this post.).

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Google Scholar features most of the chapter for free. In October, I posted some recommended reading that complemented one of my classes on gamification. I’ve since started writing chapter summaries (here is the last article ) so people can “preview” some of the great books out there and hopefully end up reading them! Below is this month’s chapter summary.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013


A vote for Google will be a vote for Google Search, so if you want to vote for other Google tools, you will need to name them individually, e.g. Google Docs/Drive, Google Scholar, Google Maps, etc. A vote for Google Apps will be for the badged collection of Google Apps for Business or Education, not a generic term for all Google applications.

5 Strategic Tips for Nailing Your Exploratory Essay


Try to opt for reputable ones such as Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Research Gate, and the likes.

How Google is Changing Education


There is no doubt Google has a huge impact on education. In 2011 alone the following occured: There were 1 billion downloads of Google Earth; $20 million funding was awarded by Google to science, tech, engineering and math groups; there were 10,000+ applications for the Google Science Fair; 15 million: number of Google Apps used by Education users; 146: number of countries in which Google’s Apps for Education is used; $8.8

6 Effective Tips for MBA Assignment Writers


Use search engines such as Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic for relevant documents on the internet. MBA graduates have been in demand in the job market for quite a while. And it does not seem like that is going to change in the near future.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

I also like to make occasional visits to Google Labs and Adobe Labs to "keep up" with the tech tools they are working on and to test drive any beta versions available. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Google Search: ‘Professor’ Google is still the person I call on whenever I need a quick answer to a question or problem. Google Search and the new generation of successors to Google Glass will herald the end to pub quizzes and memory tests and the dawn of personal external intelligence ecosystems. Google search will no doubt play a role in raising that to a new level. Google Scholar: Scholar opens a rich world of academic work at the click of a button.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences). I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.


Tony Karrer

Other Than Google My first recommendation is not to always default to Google. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. It also helps you refine your search before you go into Google. According to Search Engines / UC Berkeley - Less than half the searchable Web is fully searchable in Google. While I'm on the topic of alternative search engines, I definitely need to remind everyone about Google Scholar and Google Book Search.

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70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

Since then we know organisations such as Google, Coca Cola and McKinsey have related this formula to innovation, content excellence and marketing investment. Rob Wilkins, Head of Learning, Aussie Home Loans : – Here is the twenty cents worth: The following is based on some original inquiry by Nick Howe: If you Google “70:20:10 you get about 6.9 million hits with in Google Scholar.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


Google Scholar - Google takes on the likes of EbscoHost and LexisNexis. Google Helpouts - Get one-on-one appointments with experts for help on everything from cooking a turkey for the holidays, to how to shop for footwear. Google Think Insights - The ultimate tool for marketers—trends, ad collections, sample objectives for any stage of a campaign and more. Google Hangouts - The video conference phone we were promised in the 90''s, but better.

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Sharpest tools in the box

Learning with 'e's

7) Google. Many of the Google suite of tools have become quite important in my working day. Google Docs is great for sharing and collaborating on documents, and Google Scholar is good for keeping up with citations, publications and metrics. It goes without saying that Google search for me, is still one of the most powerful and far reaching tools I have discovered online. One of the longest running radio programmes on the BBC is Desert Island Discs.

Tools of my trade

Learning with e's

Google Scholar - I come back to Scholar time and time again, often several times in one day, particularly when I'm doing some literature searching for an article, or simply to see who has cited who on a particular topic. Don't forget to comment today :-) Search Engine - I almost always use Google, but increasingly other search engines are on the horizon for me including Bing and Yahoo. For a while now I have been thinking about the impact Web 2.0

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Google Scholar - a new way of navigating through scholarly materials 82. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0

The intentional marginalization of blogging in the corporate learning sector

Janet Clarey

While the ’subject-matter networks’ term can be found in articles that pre-date this (primarily articles about professional development and teachers, see Google Scholar) in the context of the L&D article, it should have been attributed to the person (Mark) that spent “almost three days of non-stop talking about social media and how it can impact learning&# framing it.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


Google ScholarGoogle takes on the likes of EbscoHost and LexisNexis. Google Helpouts – Get one-on-one appointments with experts for help on everything from cooking a turkey for the holidays, to how to shop for footwear.

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Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Using Google Scholar and our own networks, we identified and invited the “grandest of the grand gurus” who have researched and published in each of these areas and invited them to summarize that issue, identify theories and practices related to that issue and suggest further research. Professor Terry Anderson , who is based at Athabasca University in Canada, is one of the famous figures of contemporary education, and his list of achievements is lengthy.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). You’ve got some GALL: Google-assisted language learning. Growing Up with Google. Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace.