Google Plus: Initial Impressions

Upside Learning

It’s been quite an interesting week on the Google front, with the launch of one new service after another. The one making the biggest waves (if you pardon the pun) has been Google+ (plus). How will this evolve, considering Google’s products seem to be in a continuous beta?

Google 254

Google Buzz in eLearning

Upside Learning

The web is abuzz with talk of Google Buzz. Let Google do the explaining –. Google keeps a lot of these features are in perpetual beta, it’s early days yet and who knows how this new tool will evolve. Buzz emulates or rather brings some features of Google Wave to Gmail.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Google Apps Integration in Moodle

Lambda Solutions

This is a new integration between Moodle and Google, allowing you to benefit from the two platforms working seamlessly together. You will need to centralize the authentication process.

Moodle 235

5 Awesome Google Fonts & Other Typography Treats

eLearning Brothers

Google Fonts is a great resource for free, open-source typefaces. One thing I like about Google fonts is that if you go to each font’s detail page, you’ll find a list of popular pairings with that font. There’s a lot to consider when choosing a font for your eLearning content.

Google 151

Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

This month, unprecedented numbers of workers have set up offices in their homes, in an attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Meetings that were previously being held in conference rooms have been moved to conference calls and online meetings. Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers how YOU can train remotely, and effectively, while supporting the flow of work.

Saturday Surprise: Google Gravity

Jane Hart

Follow this link: Google Gravity. Write any word in the Google search bar. Follow these instructions for some fun! Wait 2 seconds – something will happen. Play with the “bricks&# – throw them around! Press Enter. Wait and see what happens now!

Google 281

Adobe RoboHelp: Importing Google Docs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Willam van Weelden,  COTP     As more companies make the move to Google products ( over 5 million and counting ), more content is created with  Google Docs. Importing Google Docs into RoboHelp. Open your Google Docs document.

Consider Google Scholar for your eLearning articles

Adult Learning with Technology

Have you considered using Google Scholar to publish and get more exposure on your eLearning articles? All you need is a Google account and you’re set. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning eLearning Tools Discovering Educational Technology for Adult Learners education Google Google Scholar instructional designer technologist technology the seven year education itchDo you write articles or you’ve published an eBook?

Consider Google Scholar for your eLearning articles

Adult Learning with Technology

Have you considered using Google Scholar to publish and get more exposure on your eLearning articles? All you need is a Google account and you’re set. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning eLearning Tools Discovering Educational Technology for Adult Learners education Google Google Scholar instructional designer technologist technology the seven year education itchDo you write articles or you’ve published an eBook?

Editable map for Google Slides

BrightCarbon

Your free, editable world map for Google Slides! It’s a useful resource and one that we wish Google Slides had too. We really struggled without the ability to add customisable maps to Google Slides, so we made our own! Select Open with Google Slides. Google Slides

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

at Google AI were among the first5 to. with Google’s auto-captioning and translation. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. In 2016, Google reported that the number.

How to format text in Google slides

BrightCarbon

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.

Google Course Builder: Initial Review

LearnDash

Not too long ago, Google came out with a Course Builder program, designed to allow schools and institutions an easy way to set-up their own MOOC platform. Naturally, I have some high expectations, I mean, this is Google after all.

Google 260

#C2Xmas Day 8 – A Google a Day

Jane Hart

Google asks a question. Put your search skills and Google’s tools to use. There’s no right way to solve it, but there’s only one right answer. A GOOGLE A DAY. Day 8 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . You find the answer. Social learning

Google 185

Google Walkouts Over Women’s Rights

KnowledgeCity

Google Walkouts Spurred by Revelation of $90M Payout. The Google walkouts follow a turbulent week for the Internet giant after The New York Times reported late this past week that Google actively protected three executives against valid sexual misconduct allegations.

#C2Xmas Day 24 – Google Santa Tracker

Jane Hart

GOOGLE SANTA TRACKER. Countdown to Xmas concludes here – have some fun with the kids! Social learning

Google 168

When Google Lets You Down 

InSync Training

So you Google it, of course. Consider this scenario. You’ve been hearing some buzz among colleagues in the L&D field about what is referred to as a “learning ecosystem.” While you might guess what that’s about, you decide you want to learn a bit more.

Google 163

Google Classroom or Moodle – Which is the Better Option for You?

Hurix Digital

Though these two platforms serve a similar purpose, Google classroom vs Moodle comparison helps us understand the different approaches towards online learning. Through this article, we will draw a comparison of Google classroom vs Moodle and understand which can cater to your needs better.

Google Wonder Wheel & Other Search Options

Experiencing eLearning

OK, apparently I have been oblivious in the last few months, because I didn’t even realize that Google had added a whole new set of search options. Click “Show options&# on any Google search results page to see what’s there. Google Wonder Wheel.

Search 308

Google’s Micro-Learning Findings

LearnDash

Major companies around the world are recognizing the importance of micro-learning, including Google. In fact, Google has set-up an entire site on the topic at thinkwithgoogle.com. Head on over to the Google Micro-Moments section of their “Think With Google” site.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

TechSmith Camtasia

Although with technology Google Hangouts , we don’t have to. Record your Google Hangout! Download a free trial of Snagit to quickly and easily record your Google Hangout. How to record Google Hangouts. Record Skype meetings and Google Hangouts (Windows/Mac).

Google Material Design in Online Education Technology

WizIQ

Google’s Material Design made a splash almost four years back and continued to wow us with its widespread applications, and elegant user experience features.

Google’s Glass Project – Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses

Upside Learning

Google officially announced Project Glass yesterday. You need to be logged into your Google Account to view this post]. Imagine using glasses like this in the workplace; rather than being connected to Google’s services, the glasses connect with your own organization’s web services.

Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

At Google I/O event last year HTML 5 capabilities were demonstrated to developers for the first time. This year at the Google I/O some important announcements have been made which will make HTML 5 development easier across different browsers. .

Google 222

5 Reasons To Pay Attention To Google Glass

Upside Learning

We've been paying close attention to Google Glass, it is a unique wearable device that offers plenty for learning designers to be excited about. Future Learning Mobile Learning Google Glass Five reasons we think Glass is going to matter: Ubiquitous – always on, always there – we left computers behind on our desks when we left home or work, we carried […].

Google 206

How to use Google MyMaps

Moodle Journal

I have made use of Google maps a number of times in past as part of lectures and class exercises, and they certainly represent a good means of engagement, as part of a vle lesson plan Found this really useful introduction to creating media rich resources.

Google 130

Using Google Ads To Increase Student Digital Engagement

eLearning Industry

Everyone understands the great impact Google Ads have on an organization. eLearning Market eLearning eBooks eLearning Marketing Google In eLearning Marketing AutomationBut how can you make them actually help you increase enrollment? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to insert video and audio into Google Slides

BrightCarbon

Although Google Slides is an incredibly simple and intuitive tool for building presentations, its animation limitations mean that slides can lack oomph. How to add audio to Google slides. Google Slides supports MP3 and WAV audio formats. Google Slides

Deploying Open edX with Google Cloud Build

Appsembler

Enter Google Cloud Build. We are currently deploying using Google Cloud Build. The first thing that comes into play is the fact that we run the majority of our deployments and services on Google Cloud Platform.

Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?

Upside Learning

Last week Google launched App Inventor a visual development tool to build Android applications. Tags: Mobile Learning Android App Inventor Google mLearning This tool will allow anyone to create an Android app without writing even a single line of code.

Google 263

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.

Google 136

How to make an interactive presentation in Google Slides

BrightCarbon

In this blog post, we’ll walk through how to make an interactive presentation in Google slides. Now that we’re on the same page, let’s delve into how to actually create an effective interactive presentation in Google Slides. Interactive presentations in Google Slides: Beyond the basics.

Google Wave in 10 Minutes

Experiencing eLearning

Lots of people have written about Google Wave, but I haven’t really had time to watch the full 80-minute demo. I’ve been using Google Docs to collaborate with SMEs for over two years now, and it’s great for a lot of things. Right now, sometimes it is a challenge to follow the threads of conversation in Google Docs. The history is there in Google Docs, but it’s a little clunky. Tags: Tools Google Wave

Google Ditches Course Builder, Turns to edX

LearnDash

Not too long ago, I did a short review of the Google MOOC building platform , Course Builder. The verdict of that review essentially stating that Google has made an “okay” start, but the program could stand a bit of a face-lift.

Google 220

The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, "The Google Effect." I googled it. So of course, what did I do? It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things. LearningToGo Blog

Google 100