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 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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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?

Become the Google of Learning in 6 Steps

InSync Training

In her recent InSync BYTE series event, Modern Learning is Perpetual Learning - How Do We Become the "Google" of Learning? BYTE Session Recap.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

Google Sheets and a little code provide the solution. I know a lot of you use Google Docs every day. You may not realize that Google allows users to develop add-ons and applications on top of Docs using Google Apps Script (GAS). Google Apps Script. “Gamification.”

Big Data at Google

Jay Cross

To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. All people decisions at Google are based on data and analytics,” according to Kathryn Dekas, a manager in Google’s “people analytics” team. Google’s conclusions have a bearing on where CLOs should be focusing their efforts. Google is more interested in who people are than what they know.

eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

An alternative to this would be to use Google to hunt down images that specifically fit how you're going to use them. While most of the images you find by doing a normal Google image source are NOT okay to use, that doesn't mean all of them are off limits. by AJ George.

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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 […].

Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

Visual Lounge

Screencasting in Google Chrome is here! Screen recording, the most highly anticipated feature in Snagit for Google Chrome , is finally here! At this time, we’re considering the screencasting feature in Snagit for Google Chrome to be in beta.

Opening up #learning: Google in the exam room

Learning with e's

He suggests that Google and Internet enabled devices in the exam room is inevitable. assessment education examinations Google Internet learning Technology testingLearning is changing, but are schools systems and testing methods keeping pace with these changes? Should they?

Why Google Will Enter The E-Learning Industry

LearnDash

When you consider that e-learning (and now m-learning) is growing exponentially in terms of revenue generated, it’s not all that inconceivable to think that a juggernaut like Google would enter the fray to get their piece of the pie.

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Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?

G-Cube

With wearable gadgets like Google Glass, the device can be worn on the head which projects an image onto a transparent screen suspended in front of your eye. But with all the initial hype around Google Glass, all was not looking up for the device.

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eLearning: Google Gets Into Online Learning with "Power Searching with Google" Course

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I have recently written about  how to use Google to search for eLearning images you can actually use  and  how to search specific websites using Boolean operators in Google search queries. Those  Those skills, however, are just the tip of the Google search iceberg. Starting today (July 10), you can take a free virtual course called "Power Searching with Google" straight from the folks at Google.

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS

Axonify

Here is it, the moment of truth as the questioning begins: “Where do you go first: your LMS or Google?” A Google search takes one or two clicks. Locating workplace content should be as easy as searching Google. A Google search will yield thousands of hits, often influenced by search engine optimization. Fun example, try Googling “buns”. Think back to your latest Google search or experience on Netflix or YouTube.

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.

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.

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. 3 Ask Google to Search a Specific Author. How can you ask Google to search the web for their work?

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

Upside Learning

On the 15th of December 2011, the Android Developer Relations team at Google launched the beta version of Android Training — a collection of classes to help developers build better Android apps using best practices in a variety of framework topics.

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Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing

Visual Lounge

We were GIFen no clues and it’s still a little bit of a secret but the wonderful Kelly Rush , Product Owner of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome , has asked me to GIF some ideas on the feature. As an example this is one I wrote for my Google Drawing example: Would it be possible to.

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome – Keep Scrollin’

Visual Lounge

Sometimes when using the Google Chrome browser, there are certain pages that won’t allow us to open the control panel when you click the extension. You can find regular updates on our TechSmith in Education Google+ Community.

The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture

SHIFT eLearning

Google, of course. Here are four actions your company can take to build a strong learning culture like Google's -- without spending millions: Learning Culture

Snagit for Google Chrome: Extension workflow update, animated GIF production

Visual Lounge

With our last major update , we debuted video screen recording in Snagit for Google Chrome. We’ve been noticing GIF screencasts gaining in popularity on social websites like Twitter and Google+, as well as on blog posts and websites. It’s update time!

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business!

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

Visual Lounge

With technology like Skype and Google Hangouts though, I don’t have to. Capturing Skype, Google Hangout, or any digital video communication can be a useful way to interview and capture the knowledge of subject matter experts.

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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.

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!

Visual Lounge

*Video from the Live Google+ Hangout on Air will be posted here later today. We are excited for the upcoming release of TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™! The post TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ Beta Available Now!

Google Steps into the 3D Universe

Kapp Notes

Creating an Avatar in Google's Lively. Ok, so Google did create Google 3D Earth with some pretty cool 3D features as a venture into 3D worlds but now they are jumping in with both feet and offering (for free) a product called Lively.

Why Google Analytics is the next thing you should be adding to your LMS

Kineo

And while we don’t recommend embedding every single one, adding a tool like Google Analytics tracking will let you see how learners are really using your site and could be a real game changer for your learning delivery. Your learning platform likely gives you insights into which courses are being engaged with most and other metrics such as course completions, but there’s a whole host of information you’re probably missing out on if you stop there.

4 ways to think more like Google and less like an LMS

Axonify

Here is it, the moment of truth as the questioning begins: “Where do you go first: your LMS or Google?” A Google search takes one or two clicks. Locating workplace content should be as easy as searching Google. A Google search will yield thousands of hits, often influenced by search engine optimization. Fun example, try Googling “buns”. Think back to your latest Google search or experience on Netflix or YouTube.

Algorithm Changes: Google and You

LearnUpon

Google presents search results based on a complex algorithm, which takes into account more than a hundred different factors, and weights them in various ways. Recent Changes to Google’s Algorithm. There will be future changes in the Google Algorithm as well.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

With almost 30 percent of the human population, or 2 billion people, using the internet; and 94 percent of US students equating research with using Google or other search engines, it comes as no surprise that 75 percent of students use Wikipedia and online encyclopedias for research.

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TechSmithies Go Google+

Visual Lounge

Google+ is here. What is Google+?". Google+ is a hybrid of the various social tools many people are already using on the web. It's Google's attempt to do social media better than the rest. TechSmith on Google+ Executives. +

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article highlighting how you can use a Google Sheet (with some Google Apps Script) as a leaderboard in your eLearning course. It will be important to read the previous article first in order to properly set up the Google Sheet.