How Google is Changing Education


“Education lies at the very core of our company’s mission, to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” — Page and Brin. There is no doubt Google has a huge impact on education. Google is even changing our brains.

Down to a 't'

Learning with e's

Google Scholar is a very useful tool if you are in the business of research. Social Software and was published in Health Information and Libraries Journal. In all Google showed 17 incidences of my name being remixed.

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2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Google Search: ‘Professor’ Google is still the person I call on whenever I need a quick answer to a question or problem. 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.

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.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

Education always has been more than information dissemination or publishing, but now we have the tools, at low costs and globally available to make participatory learning possible.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. 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.

How humor helps + Powtoon review

Making Change

When a “course” must be created regardless of its usefulness, a cartoon would at least be more fun than an information dump. I poked around Google Scholar and found studies that seem to agree that (relevant!) I recently created a funny (I hope!)


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. This is likely my last post in the Tool Set series.

Tools of my trade

Learning with e's

Facebook has a lot of potential to be harnessed as a learning tool, but there are questions over whether such an informal tool could, or should be used in formal education. For a while now I have been thinking about the impact Web 2.0

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.). Ground it in this: to address the changing nature in the way we all handle information (create it, retrieve it, interact with it), the way we communicate information, and the way we, as humans, interact with each other.). You’ve got some GALL: Google-assisted language learning.