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?

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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.

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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.

9 Google Slides features we wish PowerPoint had

BrightCarbon

At BrightCarbon we also love using Google Slides. Google Slides benefits from being a browser-based application, and has some unique features that we think are pretty impressive. So we’ve whittled down our 9 favourite Google Slides features that we think Microsoft could take on board!

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.

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.

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?

The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” I googled it. It is true that Google and other search engines have rewired our brains – because everything we experience rewires us in some way.

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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!

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Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Whether you’re a student, in business, or a software pro, there’s little doubt that you’ve heard of Google Slides. However, while the name may ring a bell, we know that many of you won’t have had the time to delve deep into Google Slides’ functionality.

State of the Front-Line Manager

observations, Google boiled down that. Google states that for you to be an. habits Google identified and, based. ii Blodget, “8 Habits Of Highly Effective Google Managers.” State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents.

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).

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.

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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.

#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

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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.

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.

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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.

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#C2Xmas Day 24 – Google Santa Tracker

Jane Hart

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

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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.

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.

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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. .

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Google Classroom – Should You Use It?

LearnDash

As we all know, Google is a force in many different facets of our daily lives. From a formal standpoint, Google scrapped their course builder program in favor of partnering with edX , but they still have other tools that are being leveraged across classrooms big and small.

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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 […].

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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.

How Google Is About To Disrupt Education

eLearning Industry

Google has just announced it will add Augmented Reality to its search results. By the end of the year, most people will be familiar with AR and able to create their own content for free. This is a big opportunity for education to start turning the EdTech hype into reality.

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.

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.

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Google GDPR Fine

Interactive Services

Just last week, Google was fined €50m, or over $57 million by Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), the French Data Protection Authority, for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Google Pixel Buds: The Gateway to Language Barriers

Float

Meanwhile, I can’t even order my food in Spanish without sounding like … The post Google Pixel Buds: The Gateway to Language Barriers appeared first on Float. Uncategorized assistive technology Cydalion Google Google Pixel Google Pixel Buds language language barrier

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

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How Google is Changing Education

eFront

There is no doubt Google has a huge impact on education. Google’s education initiatives focus on making learning magical for students, empowering innovative communities and building a foundation of technology and access. Google is even changing our brains.

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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

Snagit for Chrome and Google Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom.

Snagit for Google Chrome in Your (Google) Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

This post is part of a series around using TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome with Google Classroom. For those of you in the Google Apps for Education world, youve no doubt been waiting excitedly for the release of Google Classroom.

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. Tags: Future Learning Innovation Mobile Learning Google goggles mLearning Mobile Technology visual search

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Integrate Your E-Learning with Google Docs

Integrated Learnings

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to embed a survey created in Google Docs into a Lectora project. You can learn how to create a Google Survey in Google Docs Help section (creating forms from spreadsheets) or simply search for "How to create a Google Survey".