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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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.

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.

#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. Social learningDay 8 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . You find the answer.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. at Google AI were among the first5 to.

#C2Xmas Day 24 – Google Santa Tracker

Jane Hart

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

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Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?

Upside Learning

Last week Google launched App Inventor a visual development tool to build Android applications. It also has social media blocks for connecting to services like Twitter. Tags: Mobile Learning Android App Inventor Google mLearning

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Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)

Dashe & Thomson

Since its launch in beta format a month ago, Google+ has registered some significant buzz within the social learning community. Those looking to find new ideas for social learning should take a look; at the very least, it’s a good deal of fun, and you might make a buck!

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We Don’t Have Time For That Social Stuff

The Simple Shift

Many leaders argue that their people don’t have time to create content, share knowledge, answer questions, reflect on their own work, blog, etc – you know, social behaviors. A quick Google search on the topic of time wasting at work revealed endless […]. collaboration Social Learning Social networks

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Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

CAN SOCIAL FLOW FREELY THROUGH AN. 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.

Social network begins where google search stops!

ID Reflections

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Announcing Screencasting in Snagit for Google Chrome

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

Google Goes Gaming?

Kapp Notes

There have been a number of interesting development in term of Google and social game purchases and game related initiatives. Here are some recent highlights; Google purchased a company called Slide , an app developer that works with popular social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace to create community-driven entertainment applications.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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!

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Google Buzz and Social Learning: Connect the Dots

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Now, the deafening Google Buzz is here. Others feel Buzz is Google's answer to Facebook, and is particularly useful for those who care for extra online privacy. Yet others feel email-centric knowledge-workers will tiptoe into social networking through Buzz. I want to learn your ideas on how Buzz can help in social learning - if at all.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Nicholas Carr wrote a terrific piece in The Atlantic back in 2008 (an eternity in internet time) asking if Google was making us stupid. The Atlantic: Is Google Making Us Stupid? Social Learning Facebook Google microsoft social learning talktech

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Here are 4 smarter uses for social media to engage members: 1) Event Marketing.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Have questions about other social media sites?

Google+ … Room for another social network?

CLO Magazine

Google is renowned for its innovative and forward thinking. However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook. Chrome, Gmail, GTalk, Google documents).

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Google E-A-T Rating

Hurix Digital

In 2018, E-A-T emerged as one of the biggest algorithm shifts seen by Google in a year. Hear it from Google’s Danny Sullivan-. Original content still reigns supreme in terms of ranking high on Google. Google calculates the E-A-T score of a website by evaluating every post.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

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. OUR FINDINGS: Here are a few of the most important thoughts we were able to recall from our interviews (the Crystal Balling Series ) and our blog posts on informal & social learning, and we’d like to share these with you: From Our Crystal Balling Interview Series.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. My most valuable tool is probably Flipboard combined with Google reader. When I find a blog I want to read more often I will subscribe to it with Google reader.

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific. If you try to look at the essence of it, you’ll realize that social media is in fact one of the best forms of social learning. Encouraging social learning within organizations can have a similar effect.

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.

Associations’ Mission to Teach: Social Media vs. Formal Education

Web Courseworks

Just Google it”: a modern day mantra. Social media discussions have become a common way to obtain information. Relying on listservs to share information among a community of practitioners has evolved into launching social media networks. eLearning association distance learning elearning formal education Google instructional design Jon Aleckson social media Web Courseworks

Social Performance Support: help your people help themselves

Jane Hart

Well, most people EITHER Google their problem OR ask a [.]. Social learning The recent trend in Performance Support has focused on L&D creating job aids and performance support resources for their people – frequently as a by-product of some online course or programme.

How will social media change the #WorldCup?

Coffee and Design

While I am not a fan of soccer or sports in general I am interested to see the effects of social media on such a major social event. I heard from Google yesterday that they have already been looking into search data and found some interesting trends and insights about this global event.

Google Translate

Jay Cross

This article recently appeared in a newspaper in Rio: I stuffed the text into Google Translate and pressed the button. People who are no longer freshmen, he argues, should invest their time in eLearning and informal learning in social networks. CROSS: Learning is social.

Lifelong learning, AI replacing consultants, teaching the Google Generation – all in the MWL Newsletter No 24

Jane Hart

Social learningNews and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 23-29 July 2017.

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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