Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide


Whether you’re a student, in business, or a software pro, there’s little doubt that you’ve heard of Google Slides. As presentation enthusiasts (to say the least), we at BrightCarbon have had plenty of opportunity to get to know the ins and outs of Google’s browser-based presentation tool. 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. Google Slides

Are You Prepared To Combat Voice Search?

Dan Keckan

Google reports that 55 percent of teens and 40 percent of adults use voice search daily; and, according to Google’s Behshad Behzadi, the ratio of voice search is growing faster than type search. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Educational Technology Educational Technology Tools eLearning Trends Voice-Activated eLearning

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6 Ways to Promote Psychological Safety in the Workplace


It’s been three years since Google released the findings of one of the most extensive research projects ever conducted to determine the key components of successful teams. Widely known for leading some of the highest performing teams in the business world, Google found that the single most important component to successful teams is psychological safety. Here are the steps Santagata took with his Google team to build psychological safety: Be a Collaborator.

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Microsoft PowerPoint: Measurement Unit Conversion in a Flash

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It isn't rocket science to Google your way to proper unit conversion, but there's an easier and faster way right there in PowerPoint.   Ensure  Lock aspect ratio  is deselected. by AJ Walther    Here's a quick tip you may not already know that could save you some serious time with unit conversion. By default, PowerPoint measures in inches. But, if you're using PowerPoint as a design tool you might wish to work in pixels or centimeters.

Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning


Another key trend that we have seen is around the completion ratios. What is interesting is that in the blue-collar workforce the completion ratio is very high compared to a knowledge worker. The future of enterprise learning is evolving at a very fast pace.

6 Key Questions to Guarantee Sales Learning Success


Instead of shrugging our shoulders, however, we can access Google or reference a YouTube video on the topic in question, and it comes back to us—so we can help our kids. It’s what people do every day when they access Google, YouTube, Yelp, and TripAdvisor.

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The best free PowerPoint templates online


Slidesgo has lots of templates that can be used either in PowerPoint or Google Slides. Slides Carnival offers harried presentation creators free PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Canva templates. The decks can be downloaded in 4:3 or widescreen 1:9 aspect ratios.

A List Of 3 Pros and Cons of MOOCs!

Your Training Edge

The low student-teacher ratio. You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus. MOOCs are the abbreviation of Massive Open Online Courses, a concept that is being considered by institutes of higher learning. This is in order to let hundreds; even thousands of students attend one class at the same time, without being bound by location, time and space constraints. Some have considered MOOCs to be the future of colleges and universities. It sounds like a good idea.

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EduMe Updates Content Look and Creation Process to Mirror Successful Social Media UI


Stories are a natively smartphone format - they are usually short in nature and exist in a 16:9, portrait, aspect ratio. Read Next: Reboarding: How to Successfully Bring a Team Back Post COVID-19 5 Key Employee Retention Statistics for 2020 Want success like Google?

Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

I couldn’t find it on Wikipedia and Google didn’t help much either. It was perhaps my first experience where Wikipedia or Google didn’t open the right door for me. The best way (but probably the most difficult one) to measure learning is to measure for the right business indicators like sales figures, productivity measures, defect ratios etc.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

There's similar sharing ratios. delicious, Picassa, Ning, Google Docs/Google Apps, Second Life, Blogger, iGoogle, orkut, FriendFeed, Internal workplace community, PBWiki, Xing, Digg, Friendster (really?), gmail, Google Reader, Instant Messaging, istockphoto, LiveJournal, Multiply, Netvibes, Pandora, Wetpaint, Wikipedia, Wordpress. I've been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 survey and report.

Measuring Your Association’s eLearning ROI

Association eLearning

To calculate ROI, the benefit (return) of an investment is divided by the cost of the investment; the result is expressed as a percentage or ratio. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. There is a lot of talk about the return on investment (ROI) of eLearning within the corporate training and development world, but less emphasis is put on this performance indicator in the association space.

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Google Hangouts : Huddle spaces or meeting rooms on the go. Google Drive : Google Drive Enterprise only charges you for the storage employees use. It’s compatible with over 100 file types, provides the entire Google suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.),

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun


When we get past the distractions of debating ratios, we can focus on the fact that 70:20:10 is essentially a mindset change, championed by the likes of Charles Jennings and Jane Hart. More of us would Google it. When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families.

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Learn a New Skill: 10 Small-Business SEO Tips


Most marketing strategies require a specific dollar amount to be invested with the hope that you earn a return on that investment with a ratio over 1. Here are a few small business SEO tips that anyone can do: Keywords - Put yourself in the shoes of a potential customer; actually go to Google and make an exhaustive list of all of the different types of ways they might search to find someone like you. Take your list and run it through the Google keyword planner tool.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content


Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? Discussions after discussions may sometimes be distracting, therefore it’s best to create internal polls or questionnaire using Google Forms or SurveyMonkey. Disprz has integrated three important analytics to track learner engagement: COMPLETION RATIO ANALYTICS. Completion ratios track the percentage of modules the learner completes (25-50%, 50-75% or 75-99%).

Video and LMSs – Why changes will need to be made in 2014

eLearning 24-7

3840 pixels by 2160 line with an aspect ratio of 16:9 to give a comparison, the top resolution for HD is 1920 pixels by 1080 lines with an aspect ratio of 4:3. If you use YouTube or Vimeo the maximum resolution you can upload is 4096 pixels by 3072 lines with an aspect ratio of (4:3). The two in play are Google (VP9) and ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) and ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group – their product is called High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC).

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Getting Your Staff Excited About Learning: 5 Best Practices


Instead, you might try focusing on Google AdWords to attract clients, and grant writing to bring in funds. Your employees need to participate in training, but it can’t cost so much as to skew your financial ratios. My brain hurts! .

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Coronavirus, and moving presentations online


Luckily, web conferencing platforms are widely available, affordable, and really pretty good, in fact both Microsoft and Google are offering their solutions for free for a limited time.

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Top 10 Employee Training Videos & Microlearning Courses

Ed App

If you assign this course from EdApp to your cashiers, they will learn how to use Apple Pay, Google Pay, contactless payment options, and more in a secure manner. Training videos and microlearning courses are targeted training content used to bolster employee knowledge on a particular topic.

LearnTrends: The Immernet Singularity

Experiencing eLearning

We say “we’re instructional designers, we don’t deal with autonomous learners&# but they go out and use Google anyway. Is it still that ratio of lurkers? These are my live blogged notes from Tony O’Driscoll’s LearnTrends session on The Immernet Singularity. My side comments are in italics. Official description: The Immernet Singularity: How the Immersive Internet Will Redefine Learning and Collaboration.

Matching Test Items: Getting Them Right


Advantages Best “the amount of course material covered to the amount of time spent to construct the questions” ratio. Google 2. Matching questions present learners with two items separated into two columns and ask them to match items from the first column to the corresponding items in the second. The number of items in the first column does not necessarily have to match that in the second - it is totally possible to have more items in the second column than in the first one.

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4-Real-world elearning challenge: Improve call center customer satisfaction


THE BUSINESS GOAL WE CRAFTED: Increase satisfaction ratings from 67% in 2018 to 90% in 2019, by maintaining an escalation ratio of 40% of all calls (+/- 2%), with at least 95% of escalated calls meeting escalation criteria. We might use Google slides or PowerPoint and various shapes to represent the bare bones of the activity. The ratio of activities to actions can be one-to-one, one-to-many, or many-to-one. PART 4 of 4: Create Learning Activities That Work. Recap.

Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

Tips for resizing images: Maintain aspect ratio (ex: 4:3) to avoid distorting your image (stretching or squishing). Use an image editing program to resize when possible to get the right size, rather than inserting an image and trying to resize in-program (ex: WordPress, Google Docs, etc.). Learn more about stretching images, resizing larger or smaller, and aspect ratios in the blog post: How to Resize an Image Correctly. There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

If you question whether organizations can succeed by treating employees like members of an improv theater troupe, just look at Google – where employees are encouraged to spend one day a week working on “own” projects. As it turns out, this practice has produced more than half of Google’s current offerings, including Gmail.

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What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Given the amount of info you can get in a Google search on mLearning, you’d think it was THE dominant distribution method. They also report an average ratio of 315 company employees to every L&D employee. Most of us are curious about tomorrow (hence, our fascination with all the predictions for the upcoming year)… but we live in today.

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10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning


Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. Webhooks, Salesforce, QuickBooks, Shopify, Google Analytics, Stripe, LinkedIn, Twitter, PayPal, and more.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

How to make Zoom the default meeting app in Google Calendar — You can still use Zoom in Google Calendar—and you can even make it the default if you’re a Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) user. Calculate the contrast ratio of text and background colors.

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Twitter, Mind Mapping, Presentations, & Feng Shui

Big Dog, Little Dog

The ratio of number of active to passive users on the very first "web 2.0" application, discussion groups, had about the same ratio. Sorry, HBS, but anyone following social media has known about this ratio of active to passive participants for YEARS. When working with others on a wiki or even a shared document on Google Apps, it can be hard to collaborate. Twitter Hype? Or Social Media Ignorance? Harvard Business School Blows It - NussbaumOnDesign.

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How to record a video interview on your computer (for free) in under 1 hour


Calendar: Select your calendar type (I use Google). In a Google calendar, you just invite them as a guest. Change your settings for screen share: If you’re doing a screen share, not just videos of faces, be sure to set “ Optimize for full screen mode ” or you’ll end up with a wonky aspect ratio. My recent attempt at recording a video interview was a fail. Original plan: record a skype video call. Sounds easy right? But it required a 3rd party plugin.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video


According to Alexa’s global traffic ranking, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world , second only to Google. Use an aspect ratio of 16:9 as this is the file type and size YouTube prefers. For YouTube video promotion, you should at least have a Google Plus, Twitter, and Facebook profile. People may have different reasons for wanting to know how to promote YouTube videos online.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments.

Positive emotions

Jay Cross

She was forced to look at both sides because balancing uppers and downers in at least a 3:1 ratio is her success formula. Anyone game for a Google Hangout to talk about this in the next few days? This afternoon I finished reading Barbara Frederickson’s delightful and utilitarian book, Positivism. I am glad I did.

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How to create an online course with your LMS


Click on “image” in the course’s edit mode and you can upload or select images from Google. Once selected, you’re able to adjust the size and ratio of your image. Creating a whole course from scratch can be daunting – questions may run through your mind such as where to begin, the design layout, and the modules that will benefit your employees.

Marketing your eLearning courses


You’ll be able to work out your conversion rate from Google Analytics or similar tools. See our blog post about [using Google Analytics with LearnUpon] for further details. Click-through ratio (CTR) is a measurement of how effective a particular marketing effort is, that is, the percentage of people seeing it who click through to the website. If you want to sell eLearning courses then you require a learning management system with eCommerce features.

The new workplace

Jay Cross

Young people who grew up with Facebook, MySpace, Wikipedia, and Google are entering the workforce. Connectivity has undoubtedly shifted the 80%/20% ratio of informal to formal learning; it’s probably closer to 95%/5% these days. Six years ago few people believed that informal learning made much of a difference. Today’s common wisdom is that most workplace learning is experiential, unplanned, social, and informal. Informal learning tops many training department agendas.

Scripting, Blogging, Flow, Living, Recruiting, & Brainstorming

Big Dog, Little Dog

Four weeks later they had decreased all of the following: weight, blood pressure, body fat, waist-to-hip ratio, and body mass index. In Fierce Competition, Google Finds Novel Ways to Feed Hiring Machine - New York Times. "It It comes down to just getting them introduced to our culture, showing them that, hey, being part of Google could be a lot of fun," said Ken Krieger, a Google engineer who had volunteered to supervise the Lego-building contest.