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Moodle Journal

Just a thought on searching the web for information particular with regard to education, how about incorporating the "site:" command into the string, so the it becomes "site:edu". To search for Mathematics the search would become site: edu mathematics.

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Search

Tony Karrer

This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. But I do sometimes jump to other search engines. Search.

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What Is Web Conferencing Software? Web Conferencing Software Basic Functions And Features You Must Know

eLearning Industry

All you searching for tools that will help you hold live meetings, conferences, presentations, and trainings via the internet?

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6 Ways Your Web Design Is Killing Your Course

LearnDash

So if you’re searching for ways to improve your site design, or if you haven’t looked at in a while, here are a few tips to help you out. The post 6 Ways Your Web Design Is Killing Your Course appeared first on LearnDash.

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Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

3Play Media

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. However, video content is oftentimes invisible to search engines. While you might come up with a video title that sounds like it fits your search criteria, you have no way of knowing whether or not the video is exactly what you’re looking for – or where in the video the content you’re looking for might be. What Is Video Search?

The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. But while Google is great at finding our answers within web pages, Googling within a video is a little more complicated. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search?

Awesome New Search Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

I found this search tool completely by accident last week. First, it organizes my past searches so that I can see them listed out every time I go to website. Then, it shows the search results two ways, as a list on the left and screen grabs on the right. It saves the links from my search that I select, allows me to add additional links that I already know, and make comments on what I place in the workpad.

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ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law. Using that adorable puppy on your web page, promotional materials, or even your eLearning project without permission from the copyright holder can lead to some hefty fines.

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The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

Origin Fractal LXP

Here are some interesting stats on voice search: 20% of all searches on Google are voice-based 31% of smartphone users use voice search at least once a week 50% of all online searches will be voice-based by 2020 Almost 20% of all voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords Global voice commerce is expected to be worth $40B by 2022. offers further insights on the emerging market for voice search. Voice Search and Learning Experience Design.

Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

3Play Media

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. However, video content is oftentimes invisible to search engines. While you might come up with a video title that sounds like it fits your search criteria, you have no way of knowing whether or not the video is exactly what you’re looking for – or where in the video the content you’re looking for might be. What Is Video Search?

ELEARNING AND PRESENTATIONS: In Search Of Free-to-Use Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

With a quick search you are sure to find the image you’re looking for.     As tempting as it might be to use images found via a Google search in your project, I’d caution against it. Most of the images you’ll find on the Internet while using any search engine are protected by copyright law. Using that adorable puppy on your web page, promotional materials, or even your eLearning project without permission from the copyright holder can lead to some hefty fines.

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The LMS Partner Search

eFront

There are some great new features such as informal content creation from web-based content, which can be quickly combined with a test if desired. He is the author of ‘Learning Unscripted: Conversations and Presentation with Learning Leaders ‘ The post The LMS Partner Search appeared first on eFront Blog. “We believe that learning can become better through technology, and we work hard to prove it.

Adobe RoboHelp 9: External Content Search

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The two most commonly used features in a Help System are typically the Index and Search tabs. One of the limitations of the Search feature has always been the inability to hook specific URLs to Search terms. I'm happy to say that the External Content Search feature puts that issue to rest in the new RoboHelp 9. Using External Content Search, you can display content from specific URLs based on terms that users are likely to search. by Kevin Siegel.

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4 Tips to Create Voice Search Friendly Content

Hurix Digital

Here’s what voice search is and can be in the next few years: Google says 20% of all searches are voice based. By 2020, 50% of all online searches will be voice based. Approximately 20% of voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords. How do we make “voice-search friendly web content”? If you run a search via a text search, you would type the bare minimum number of keywords to save physical effort. Source: Google Search.

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Http:///search

E-learning Uncovered

Your browser will take you to a Web page (URL) associated with that DOI name. Type or paste a DOI name into the text box. Click Go. Send questions or comments to doi

Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.”

Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

But it is not yet applicable to the creative field as of yet, especially web design. UI and UX in Inclusive Web Design. The Focus of Web Accessibility. There are certain types of disabilities and impairments which designers are focusing on to achieve universal web accessibility: Visual Impairment. How to Make Your Web Design More Inclusive and Accessible. This helps search engines which cannot see images as well as caters to more users.

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The Semantic Web cometh

Upside Learning

A simple search of the web using a search engine like Google reveals a fantastic array of information. This sort of rudimentary search and pray approach isn’t effective, and grows more ineffective by the day with the growing size of the web. It can – Web 3.0 or the Semantic Web holds that promise. The current web is organized around mostly around HTML. Web 3.0 Users of web 3.0 Ultimately, Web 3.0 Web 3.0

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Search Cube - An Alternate Search Method

Take an e-Learning Break

search-cube is a visual search engine that presents web search results in a unique, three-dimensional cube interface. Other Search Engines: [link One of today's tips from the Smart Workers Guide to Social. Media online programme: [link]. It shows previews of up to ninety-six websites, videos and images. Check it out: [link].

The LMS Partner Search

eFront

There are some great new features such as informal content creation from web-based content, which can be quickly combined with a test if desired. He is the author of ‘Learning Unscripted: Conversations and Presentation with Learning Leaders ‘ The post The LMS Partner Search appeared first on eFront Blog. “We believe that learning can become better through technology, and we work hard to prove it.

The Benefits of Playlist Search

3Play Media

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. But while Google is great at finding our answers within web pages, Googling within a video is a little more complicated. The only downfall is that video can’t be searched. That’s where playlist search comes in. Playlist search can help revolutionize your content and create a whole new user experience. What’s playlist search?

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words. Quotes are a great way to search for a specific group of words. Search Solution: “Responsive Adobe Captivate Templates” #2 Search All the Pages in a Site. 7 Search for Only Images or Files.

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10 Key Features That Make Web Conferencing Software Stand Out Of The Crowd

eLearning Industry

You certainly aren’t starved for choice when it’s time to search for the right digital meeting solutions. So, which selling points separate the top-notch web conferencing software from the rest? Web Conferencing Software Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning eBooks eLearning Solutions Remote Working Virtual Learning EnvironmentThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are some interesting Web 2.0 Web 2.0 same source as above) Web 2.0 Digital: Beyond Our Control, But Within Our Reach ) 2,000,000,000 (two billion) – approximate number of Google searches that occur every day ( How many searches has Google done? ) billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 66.1 percent of all search queries in October 2009.( Web 2.0Statistics gathered from a number of different sources.

Rewinding Papers on the Web

Hurix Digital

You could even start looking for inexpensive paper reviewing services on the web. A quick online search may usually give you use of businesses which provide paper rewinding services for reasonable rates. Finding affordable papers reviewed is easier today with the assistance of the web. You could even check out web sites that offer cheap newspapers rewinding services. The post Rewinding Papers on the Web appeared first on Hurix Digital

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Web-Based Authoring: The Rise of Collaborative Content Creation.

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Google Blog Search Problems

Tony Karrer

I rely pretty heavily on Google Blog Search to help me find people who are citing blog posts of mine so that I can see that kind of conversation. Unfortunately, it looks like Google Blog Search has decided that they will now include the entire contents of the web page rather than just the contents of the RSS feed.

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Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

Today, I saw a post on our Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals where someone said: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology). Yesterday I created a screen cast on LinkedIn for Finding Expertise. I posted a query about this to several of the groups that I've joined on LinkedIn and have received about a dozen responses so far.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

A recent report of theirs, Better, Smarter, Faster: How Web 3.0 will Transform Learning in High-Performing Organizations , makes a mistake in it’s extension of a definition of Web 3.0, Their definition: Web 3.0 I’ve presented before my interpretation of Web 3.0, As such, their first component of their three parts includes the semantic web. The mobile web is really not fundamentally a shift. But without that, it’s just web 1.0

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Introducing our complete editable course library, now available on the web

Ed App

This is why we’re excited to share that our complete editable course library is now accessible on the web. Easily search by category or course, and find courseware provided by industry experts from around the world like the United Nations, Pernod Ricard, Improvement Sciences, and more.

Power Searching with Google

Jay Cross

Search is like driving a car. Google just opened enrollment for an online course, Power Searching with Google. I signed up for several reasons: I’m insanely curious and search the web many times a day. I’ve learned a number of tips and tricks: word order matters; capitalization doesn’t matter; filter image searches by color; use Command-F to pop up a text search of a page. Most people think they’re in the top 10% of performers.

Design for Search

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Donald Clark that points to a BCC article - Web users 'getting more selfish'. Most of our activity is looking up information, so the most common use case is search, evaluate, keep, organize. Web users were also getting very frustrated with all the extras, such as widgets and applications, being added to sites to make them more friendly. The rest search and get straight there.

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The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. In the current scheme of the web, we spend inordinately long amounts of time finding information to use and little time using and interacting with it.

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Video: Web Search Strategies in Plain English

Take an e-Learning Break

Check out this video designed to help you get more out of your web searches. The folks who created the video are Common Craft. Their custom, handcrafted videos are short, simple and focused on making technical information easy to understand. They use a whiteboard-and-paper format called Paperworks that is designed to cut out the noise and stick to what matters. Once you have watched this video, check out the others at The Common Craft Show. The videos are free to view and share.

TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

Even more unclear is how the growing array of interactive Web 2.0 What about Web 2.0? Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Used the exact phrase “digital story&# and limited to English and education as search. Limited by search capabilities. Posted in Read/Write Web, Research. Tags: Read/Write Web Research digital storytelling TCC09 tcc2009 YouTube The Storyteller Tree. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics.

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Automatically Advancing Slides at the End of Web Object Videos?

Adobe Captivate

Instead, I have to deploy the video as a Web Object. After some fruitless searching through the forums and software documentation, I’m wondering if any of you more experienced Captivate users might have a solution. I’m assuming it would need to involve Advanced Actions, if anything, but I’m not sure what sorts of variables that the Web Objects report. The post Automatically Advancing Slides at the End of Web Object Videos?

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Social and Semantic Web

Clark Quinn

Yesterday I attended the Social Web incubator Bar Camp of the W3C , focusing on issues in web support for social media. The issue on the table is what sorts of standards might be necessary or desirable to support social networking on the web in interoperable ways. One statement that resonated was a comparison between the social web and social networks as being analogous to open space versus silos. The next generation, I believe , so-called web 3.0,

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