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?

HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Twitter chats have become very popular. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat But popularity comes at a price. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise. In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made. In my experience lately the.

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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. The two biggest social sites on the web at the moment (there’s also Google+, but that’s for the most part a wasteland analysts say). The post Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning appeared first on eFront Blog.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. Twitter launched in 2006.

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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Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool

The Learning Circuits

Immediately one word came to mind: Twitter. It isn't the tool itself that has been so impact full for me; it's the world to which Twitter opened up to me. Then I discovered Twitter. From that moment on, I have never looked at 'Training' the same, and each day the interactions I have on Twitter continue to shape me as a professional. I find that Twitter has the audience and usage that best provides professional development support for those in our field.

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

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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

eLearning: Google Goggles Update

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I wrote an article about   Google releasing an app called Google Goggles for Android  nearly two years ago. My feeling at the time was that in the right environment, Google Goggles could be used to scan images in real time and receive just-in-time learning on the go. Now that it's had some time to develop and work out the kinks,  Google has improved Google Goggles with its 1.7

MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016)

Learnnovators

E-Learning Diigo e-learning Google Search Learnnovators Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Project Microsoft Word Skype Srividya Kumar Twitter Whatsapp WordPressThe post MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016) appeared first on Learnnovators.

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. Twitter.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

Last week our conversation centered around the twitter chat. How twitter chats, in general, may be improved and I have to say the response was great. If CSI can do it, surely we can make it happen in twitter chats? However, perhaps now, the twitter chat has become the new silo.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Organizations like Google and Apple have become such talent communities attracting the best of the best in their areas of expertise. In the online world, this ease can be created by a community space or platform that is easy to access, like Twitter or Yammer.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

Google just might change the way you teach—in a good way. After making a full Google Docs integration this year in my history classroom, I will never go back,” wrote Nate Green, an educator and blogger with edSocialMedia.com. Here’s what you need to know about using Google in the classroom. Students can see homework in the stream and create and edit it within Google docs. Watch an overview of the program at the Google for Education YouTube channel for more information.

A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

Much has been said of the “circles&# feature in Google+ , and rightly so. It’s Google’s trump card against the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Then there’s Twitter. As for targeting messages, Twitter can’t do that.

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Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Like so many other Google products, this one is in beta and is gradually opening up to more users. One unique aspect separates Plus from other Google services.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

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.

In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? Chime in

mLearning Revolution

Twitter = 1; Google+ = 2; Facebook = 3 and LinkeIn = 4. Today I’m having a little fun asking my friends on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to share in what order they favor the big four Social Networking sites out there. As you can see by my tweet at the top of this post, for me it’s Twitter first, Google+ second, Facebook third and LinkedIn last. Social Media , Twitter , Google+ , Facebook , LinkedIn.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Google Wave (6). 5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. Google Wave Invitations Available , October 13, 2009. Opus Meets Google Wave , October 15, 2009. Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning , October 12, 2009. Twitter (43).

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account?

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Google Reader Screenshot. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Google Reader Screenshot. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter.

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.

Twitter Founder Launches New App - Its a Jelly, eh?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So, Imagine my reaction to the new mobile app, Jelly , from the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone. I still find Google Search to be quite helpful in my quests for answers. I have a hard time NOT thinking of this movie whenever I see doughnuts.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. Take organizations like Google, Apple or Zappos. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always.

3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION

Learnnovators

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#TrainChat: Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly

Mindflash

On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers.” fusionuni : Be inspired by how we learn outside of the workplace (Ted, YouTube, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter).

This Week On #TalkTech: Game Based Learning, Human Computer Interaction and Google’s Authoring Tool

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#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Topic 3: How can Google’s new open source authoring tool benefit corporate learning? Google now offers a free authoring tool for creating online courses. Google Launched an Open Source Authoring Tool. If you’re new to Twitter chats, don’t forget about awesome tools such as Tweetchat.com that automatically save the hashtag and help you focus on the conversation!

100 Days and Google’s Material Design: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Google Material Design.

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3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. If you do, then you need to meet with the Google people ASAP.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Hashtags are only good for twitter. A word about twitter chats. .