Add SSL To Your Website (or Else)!


Google is Changing the Game… Don’t Leave a Target on Your Back! The topic I want to talk about is applicable whether you have online courses or not – and that’s implementing SSL ( Secure Sockets Layer ) for your website.

Host Student Websites with Google Drive

Visual Lounge

programming language that brings interactivity to websites. A problem I ran into when I was teaching a basic web design course was that I didn’t have a good way to host or display student websites. Host with Google Drive.

Adobe RoboHelp: Adding Google Analytics to Topics

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

But you can also use Google Analytics. Here are the steps to add Google Analytics tracking to your help content:   Create a Google Analytics Account.   Before you get started, create a free  Google Analytics account.

Algorithm Changes: Google and You


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. What does this mean for your eLearning website?

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.

This Week on #TalkTech: Mobile Friendly Sites, Game Based Learning Checklist and Design Tips from LucasArts

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Topic #1: What is the best option for making a website mobile friendly? Web designers are making strategic decisions about how to optimize their websites for mobile devices. Our own BLP website sees almost 14% of our traffic come from phones and tablets.

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Beyond the LMS: A Mobile First approach to learning using Adobe Captivate, Formative Assessment, Google Analytics, HTML5 and Google Firestore

Adobe Captivate

Using Google Analytics I could assess every click and how the user got there. After 30 years of building CBTs (we used to call it Computer Based Training), websites and designing lots of stuff, Captivate became the tool to pull it all together … and more.

Everything You Need to Know for Using Video on Your Website

KZO Innovations

Video has the powerful ability to humanize your content and bring your brand to life, which is especially important for people who are visiting your website for the first time. Telling your brand and product story via a full-screen video on your website is the latest trend in website design. Video definitely increases visitor engagement , but Google weighs file size and delivery speed when ranking pages (a knock against it).

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

Challenge to Learn

Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. 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.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects.

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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. Search Solution: “Responsive Adobe Captivate Templates” #2 Search All the Pages in a Site.

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Paper Cuts


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.

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher


Here are a few interesting facts (adapted from various research reports) related to the amount of time that we spend searching for information on the World Wide Web (WWW): Google is the most visited web site in the world. 43.78% of Internet users visit Google daily.

Top 10 tips for creating a learning website

Spicy Learning

More and more often, a website is part of the blend for a successful change campaign. A website is the logical solution. Websites are also invaluable for internal campaigns if you need to host a repository of resources and make it easily searchable. Above all, websites are great when you have a clear call to action that you want to build a community or movement around. It’s more than likely that you’ll be involved in building a learning website of some kind in 2014.

Learn a New Skill: Master Google Search


As we increasingly rely on search engines like Google to find information and tackle projects, learning the tricks of the trade can be invaluable. Here are the top five Google Search tips that can help you dramatically improve your searching and save valuable time: . Google’s search algorithm is excellent at returning the information you’re looking for, even if you are not so sure yourself. Google Search: The Master Converter! Track Packages with Google.

In our connected world, ratings and reviews websites more useful than ever


Similarly, holistic ratings and reviews websites give the consumer a trusted resource and a big-picture view of what it’s like to use that product or service. I think there should be a reviews site for everything I want to do!

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?


You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all. Need help using the site?

Set Up Google+ Authorship and Get Visible!


The short answer to that is yes, there are many things, but for today let’s focus on a quick way to help make your course stand out even more in Google. Allow me to introduce you to Google+ Authorship! Choose an employee to represent your organization; we (and Google!)

7 ways to use Google Analytics for an LMS with eCommerce


If you use an LMS with eCommerce features , you could also benefit from using Google Analytics. As a Business Analyst at LearnUpon, I check Google Analytics multiple times a day to assess how campaigns and content are performing. Frustratingly, though, it’s different for every site.

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


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.

Inside TechSmith: Using Google Content Experiments with AdWords

Visual Lounge

Google Content Experiments was released out of beta not long ago. This new Google Analytics experiment feature offers a way to test the efficacy of different versions of your content at no cost other than your own time and resources you put into the experiments.

Google interviews ProProfs on user engagement – Q&A with founder Sameer Bhatia


ProProfs founder Sameer Bhatia was recently at a Google AdSense Community Hangout to share insights on how ProProfs achieves high user engagement and satisfaction. An excerpt from the interview: Google : What engagement techniques has ProProfs used to connect with users?

Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

With the right website design and behind-the-scenes infrastructure, these sort of tasks should be easy for members to accomplish when looking at a big desktop monitor, or even a laptop. The technology site Mashable even declared 2013, “The Year of Responsive Design.”.

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E-Learning Provocateur

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. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps.

Is Google Analytics the new LMS (repost)


Let me Google that for you! All you need is an e-Learning authoring tool that publishes to HTML and a web server.You can gain access to extensive usage statistics using Google Analytics. Using the web interface of Google Analytics you will see where your visitors come from, what browser they are using, how much time they spent on each part of the course, and how they use your content. Do you want to gain access to a powerful reporting engine?

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


It allows track informal learning experiences such as playing games and simulations, and also real-world activities (such as visiting web sites, attending conferences, etc.) If you would like to check a sample website that supports responsive design, check the link below: • [link].

Pirate Sites Illegal Sales Hits Close to Home

The Learning Circuits

There are illegal websites out there that make electronic copies of popular books and encourage people to download them for free. These pirate sites make their money off advertisements, including Google ads. Startling but true!

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Revisiting some of my favorite Google work tools: CSE

Janet Clarey

Such is the case with Google Custom Search (which has been around now for more than four years). They’ve got a nice line up of professional development opportunities and I was happy to be asked to present on one of my favorite topics – GOOGLE. You can create your own search engine using one or more websites or specific web pages, host a search box on your own website, and create a custom look and feel. You’ll need a Google account.

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

You probably just “google it” and then click the Wikipedia entry for whatever you’re “googling.&# I’m actually sick of Google. I think this general blah came from a few too many “according to Google…&# sightings. Don’t you just want to say, “Google is not a person.&# According to the Google search I just did…might be better. In the simplest form, Google is simply a search engine.

Why is Custom eLearning so Lame?


One of the most commonly sited reasons for the failure of eLearning to live up to its potential and be effective is. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Unfortunately, custom eLearning often doesn’t live up to its sizable potential.

How to Get Hired in the Retail Training Industry


Although LinkedIn is known as a social networking site for professionals, it has a surprising. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Want to get a job in the retail training industry? My advice to you my friends is to use LinkedIn.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 Instructional Design Central Travis Jordan, a recent graduate from Utah States Instructional Technology program, has created Instructional Design Central , a collaborative website for professionals in the fields of instructional design, and E-Learning, and performance improvement. Travis is looking for suggestions on ways to improve the site and community. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


The project is hosted at Google Code. Hi Be sure to check [link] a new webinar tool that uses latest html5 features and can also be integrated in any website for customer relationship. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

5 Content Marketing Tips for Training Professionals

Your Training Edge

This personality should be evident in everything from your brand colours and logo, to the copy on your website. Now, you’ll need to find ways to demonstrate those sort of traits – on your website, emails and social media accounts. Drive traffic to your site.

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Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

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Think Google and the wonderful way you can type “How do I [INSERT VERB AND PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE]? I love Google’s Year in Review videos because they illustrate that Google lets you look up almost anything. Resource Websites… that aren’t buried in an LMS.

Spotlight: Yoast Academy


One of the most important aspects of any website is their search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. The latter is often pushed by some internet marketer claiming to have “cracked the code” for ranking your site high in Google search results. Site structure training.

eLearning: Use Pictaculous to Save Design Time, Pull Colors From a Photo

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

But wouldn't it be cool if a site could just do that part for me, instantly? Use the site to browse for the image on your desktop, click the  Get My Palette  button, and a series of colors will automatically be generated based on the image.

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