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 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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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. They memorize and parrot back explicit information.

The Google Effect

Learningtogo

I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” I googled it. A 2011 study by Harvard University asked subjects to search for different types of information. ” So of course, what did I do?

How Google is Changing Education

eFront

“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.

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. You can trying apply these tips to whatever information you are using, this is not just for eLearning.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth.

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.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. review models, cases, archetypes of successful informal learning.

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!

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.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. What other inspiring quotes on informal & social learning have you come across?

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.

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

Kineo

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. 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.

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. +

Coming Soon to a Chrome Browser Near You… (Hint: It Involves Snagit for Google Chrome)

Visual Lounge

TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome: 3, 2, 1, ACTION! The Snagit for Google Chrome team has been working hard to capture the next frontier in the Chrome OS and browser. Until then… The Snagit for Google Chrome Team. Not a Snagit for Google Chrome user yet?

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

The Google Way of Building A Strong Learning Culture

SHIFT eLearning

These days, this is not a very effective way to get workers or learners to retain and indeed engage with information[2]. 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

Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility

Visual Lounge

Google Apps Accessibility. In 2014, Google launched improvements to Gmail, Drive, and Docs that made them more accessible to users. Since Google web apps are a large part of the digital ecosystem and business infrastructure, it’s vital that these technologies are accessible to everyone.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there.

Why Google Translate Is Not the Best Tool for E-learning Translations

CommLab India

Jim, who was running short of training dollars, used Google Translate to accomplish the task. Why is the output of Google Translate not very accurate? . To get the answer, we have to know how Google Translate works. Let us now look some other limitations of Google Translate. .

Host Student Websites with Google Drive

Visual Lounge

the information. A little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. In other words, if your school or district has Google Apps for Education, every student now has file management and website publishing capabilities.

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Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning

Xyleme

If L&D took a Google Analytics approach to learning, they could. Typical Google Analytics Metrics Visitors: How many unique learners visited the learning content , and how many pages, topics, videos, content nuggets, courses etc.

#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google. Social Media @ Google Part 1: How Google manages external communicates to make news and info about google findable to the outside world Part 2: Internal communication and discovery Part 1: How Google communicates publicly: Don’t do traditional press releases 150+blogs!,

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Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher

Learnnovators

Information is power. In this knowledge era, people who can locate information quickly are considered to be more knowledgeable than those who carry information with them. 43.78% of Internet users visit Google daily. Any particular visitor visits Google 13.5

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

As Google already is, they must fight to maintain the value that they have built for their market. Google understands that to be successful in the tech world they must maintain value but also add value. Someone will dethrone Google, not just compete with them.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Pandora…. To transition from a hierarchical to a networked and transparent culture requires a conscious untangling of all the unspoken assumptions and biases that inform the present culture and values.

Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. I decided to test Google myself. I entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself. curation Flipboard google Zite

Is Google Translate the Wrong Choice for Course Translations?

CommLab India

Then along came modern translation tools, and today we have Google Translate, a free service that instantly translates text into over 100 languages. Unfortunately, this is not what Google Translate does. In the pre-technology era, the written word was translated by mere mortals.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Google’s maze-like game platform, used for experimenting and training artificial intelligence technologies, has been released for public use. Just be sure to subscribe to the Training Station newsletter before you go to receive more insightful and productive training information.

Formal vs. Informal Learning Explained

LearnDash

The opportunity for higher quality gains is in informal learning. I have touched on informal learning before as we are seeing it grow in popularity in modern organizations. In general, informal learning refers to things like: Asking colleagues how to do something.

Learn a New Skill: Data, Knowledge, Google Analytics, and You

OpenSesame

There is something every web-based business, blog, and website is learning to live by: Google Analytics. If you don’t already know why you need web analytics, what Google Adwords offers, or have access to the information Google Analytics offers, you are already behind. With a monthly cost of exactly $0, automatic reports, and Adwords there is no good reason to not be utilizing the awesome power of Google Analytics. Google Adwords is a lifesaver.

Informal Learning on Google Books FREE

Jay Cross

Informal Learning is available via Google Books. Informal Learning Just Jay Read a couple of chapters for free.