• DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Google Docs] Have social networks replaced groups?
    Since 2003, there are now services that bundle together these different modalities: Skype and Google Hangouts both let a group talk, video, chat, and share documents. Google Docs are functionally wikis, except without the draft>compile>post process.) Here are the four with Max’s comments appended: 1. Too bad.”
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
    [Google Docs] Time for digital emancipation
    Some of us have pledged our allegiance to Google: We have Gmail accounts, we use Google Calendar and Google Docs, and we have Android phones. Mine is =Doc. 'Civilization is a draft. Provisional. Scaffolded. Under construction. Today we are in another struggle for equality, this time on the Net. Costs too. Proof.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014
    [Google Docs] Something weird is happening at Coursera
    Kate Bowles links to paper and a Google doc that raises additional questions. 'Something weird is happening at Coursera. I’m not sure what it is exactly, but have boiled it down to two options. Both are problematic. bit of background. About two months ago, I posted a short article on a DesignJam that we hosted at UT Arlington.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Google Docs] [dplafest] Advanced Research and the DPLA
    Rather than liveblogging in this blog, I contributed to the collaboratively-written Google Doc designated for the session notes. 'I’m at a DPLAfest session. Jean Bauer (Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown U.), Jim Egan (English Prof, Brown), Kathryn Shaughnessy (Assoc. Prof, University Libraries, St. It’s here
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Google Docs] [dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting
    Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of 'Dan Cohen has some announcements in his welcome to the DPLAfest. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Paraphrasing badly.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Google Docs] [dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting
    Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of 'Dan Cohen has some announcements in his welcome to the DPLAfest. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Paraphrasing badly.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
    [Google Docs] A Few Words on ePortfolios
    Though they may use a variety of services - such as Blogger, Flickr, YouTube, Google Docs, and more - to store their work, they will need to manage these resources, index them, and enable access to them. good example of such a system is the Desire2Learn ePortfolio system. think this is a mistake.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013
    [Google Docs] Let’s destroy the panopticons
    Look up  advertising panopticon on Google in a virgin browser (one not guessing at you based on Google’s or Bing’s panoptical surveillance systems), and here are your top results, straight out of the zeitgeist: Search Results. That’s on Google itself. Read closely: The New Marketplace: Word Gets Around. 13955
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
    [Google Docs] Notes from ALT-C
    they use e-surveys, google docs, and universoty systemss - reliability issues & eduroad - "It can take me up to 20 minutes to get everything up and running" - [link] - [link] - What worked - email list Jenny Mackness and Roy Williams - we''re not going to explain terribly much - this is a workshop - we''re looking at emergence.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Google Docs] Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference
    After much discussion about Etherpad, Piratepad, okfnpad, Storify, and other tools, we settled on good old Google docs. By the time we all arrived at the event, Heidi had created a separate collaborative note-taking doc for each session, and one that served as a table of contents. loved that.”. right here. Data Guest Post
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
    [Google Docs] Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2013
    keep up to date with hundreds of subscriptions to blog and website feeds using  Feedly  - and this has now replaced Google Reader as my feed aggregator of choice. Top of my list is Twitter - for me it is the place where I can quickly and easily keep up to date with what is happening with my colleagues and connections around the world.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
    [Google Docs] Thoughts on privacy
    And  they lord over what Bruce Schneier  calls a feudal system : Some of us have pledged our allegiance to Google: We have Gmail accounts, we use Google Calendar and Google Docs, and we have Android phones. 'In  Here Is New York , E.B. Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. 1995: Invention of the cookie. The end.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013
    [Google Docs] Malaysia: Chromebook/cloud provision for 10 million! (not taking the tablets)
    'Malaysia has today announced the national adoption of Google Apps for 10 million (read that again) teachers, students and parents. Cloud-based learning Cloud-based design means access anywhere, anytime from any device and with Google Apps, you’re not buying licenses for Microsoft and other software. than tablet devices allow.
  • BETH KANTER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
    [Google Docs] New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns
    Use virtual tools to manage campaign internally (Yammer, Google Docs, Listening Dashboards, Private Facebook Groups, etc). Click to see larger version. I’m doing a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference with Jana Byington-Smith and Rob Cottingham on methods for visualization and maintain focus, including mindmapping.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Google Docs] Google: first MOOP (Massive Online Open Pedagogy)
    Science fiction came true and I have one next to me now and its main tool is Google search. Google search is probably the most profound pedagogic shift in the history of learning, not a game changer but a previously unimaginable shift towards universal access to anything, anytime from anywhere. Google docs, shared documents.
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2013
    [Google Docs] Jane Hart: Me Jane ‘tools and social media guru’ in the learning jungle!
    These are the Top Ten from her most recent 2012 list: Twitter YouTube Google Docs/Drive Google Search WordPress Dropbox Skype PowerPoint Facebook Wikipedia I have listed these as it shows another string to Jane’s considerable bow. Yet most learning professionals, mostly deliver fixed courses at fixed times.
  • JANE HART  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Google Docs] 1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013
    3- Google Docs/Drive   87- OpenOffice. 30- Wikispaces  32- Google Sites  88- PB Works. 1- Twitter  9- Facebook  17- Google+  23- LinkedIn. 45- SharePoint  55- Google Apps. 35- Google Chrome   65- Firefox and addons. 16- Google Reader. 4- Google Search  10- Wikipedia  52- Google Scholar  62- Bing.
  • TED  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
    [Google Docs] Red Hook still hurting after Hurricane Sandy: A diary
    My friend JuAnne, a project manager at Google, and myself took it upon ourselves to analyze the workflow of the volunteer resources. We’ll be placing WiFi repeaters on location once the shipment arrives (hopefully Monday) so people can share data entry responsibilities using a Google Doc. Thursday. Most people don’t.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Google Docs] What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012
    3 -  Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too. 4 -  Google Search. 1 -  Twitter.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Google Docs] The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
    The top tool for the 4 th year running is Twitter, with both YouTube (2 nd ) and Google Docs (aka Google Drive)  (3 rd ) retaining their places for the 3 rd year in succession. Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy! Top Tools 2012
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [Google Docs] Voting closes for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012: Please cast your vote.
    vote for Google will be a vote for Google Search, so if you want to vote for other Google tools, you will need to to name them indvidually, e.g. Google Docs, Google Reader. vote for Google Apps will be for the badged collection of Google Apps for your organisation - not a generic term for all Google apps.).
  • JANE HART  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [Google Docs] Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.
    vote for Google will be a vote for Google Search, so if you want to vote for other Google tools, you will need to to name them indvidually, e.g. Google Docs, Google Reader. Voting closes: 12 noon BST (=GMT+1) Sunday 30 September 2012. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 will be revealed on Monday 1 October 2012.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
    [Google Docs] HyperCard@25
    It’s disappointing to me that Google Docs document programming environment doesn’t take advantage of this. On August 11, 1987, Apple genius Bill Atkinson — and this was before every kid in a clean shirt was a candidate for Apple Genius — held a press conference at MacWorld to unveil HyperCard. was there. Fun.).
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Google Docs] Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012
    Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets . Rick Klau points [ g+ ] to a feature of Google Docs spreadsheets I didn’t know about (although I’m far from a spreadsheet maven): It can automatically include a table from any HTML document accessible on the Web. years later  DOC SEARLS    |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
    [Google Docs] Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets
    Rick Klau points [ g+ ] to a feature of Google Docs spreadsheets I didn’t know about (although I’m far from a spreadsheet maven): It can automatically include a table from any HTML document accessible on the Web. It turns out it can also include the contents of lists. It’s not the most intuitive feature. SPARQL.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
    [Google Docs] On bubbles within bubbles
    Facebook, Google and Twitter have consumers and customers that are different populations. Ever tried to get personal service from Google or Facebook? Our dependency on Google alone today verges on the absolute. Facebook envies operating Google-grade user containment systems (e.g. Gmail, Google docs, etc.)
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [Google Docs] Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?
    Indeed, the document the task force is working on is a Google Doc where we are tussling by writing (and over-writing) collaboratively, using the built-in, minimal chatting function. ” I will acknowledge that there is one itsy-bitsy way in which Frank was right and I was wrong: Documents are not dead. Actually, I think it may not.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Google Docs] Every business document should be in the cloud and concurrently editable
    I’m at the Melbourne Google Enterprise Atmosphere on Tour event , the first of 25 events around the world. am doing the keynote on The Evolution of Business at the Melbourne and Sydney events, giving an external perspective which happens to be highly aligned with the Google vision. The event included a Google Apps demo.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
    [Google Docs] Digital Habitats Editable version of Chapter 10 – Action Notebook
    Step 1: View the Google Doc version using this URL: [link]. Recently a group of students in the  Foundations of Communities of Practice workshop  completed a Word-Doc version of Chapter 10.  Log in to Google Docs. John Smith likes to work on his vacation, it seems. I’ll let him explain! See Step 1.).
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Google Docs] More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years – all driven by 10 technology innovations
    Suddenly we had Google, then in the last ten years Facebook,Twitter, BBM, MSN Messenger, Wikipedia, YouTube, iTunes, Nintendo, Playstation,Xbox. Search and rescue Google aren’tkidding when they state their mission is to organize the world's information andmake it universally accessible and useful. Let me elaborate….
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [Google Docs] Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar
    Have a visual element – a shared Google doc or presentation, a wiki/chat room in Meetingwords.com or use the white board in a web meeting tool. Last Monday I was a guest of the Leadership Learning Community for an short online gathering. The description was pretty loose and they expected around 50 people to show up. One word?
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Google Docs] 7 reasons to put heads in 'cloud' e-learning
    Google apps, in the form of free email, calendar andcollaborative tools, is being used by hundreds of educational institutionsworldwide, more than 14 million students and teachers, they claim. Google alsohave an open source, cloud-based LMS called CloudCourse. There’s evenmention of that dreaded phrase ‘paradigm shift’.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
    [Google Docs] My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011
    In 2011 I now use Google Reader , and although it is no longer my most indispensable tool, it is still an important tool for me to keep up to date with what is happening in the “learning” world. . Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. Google Docs. In 2011 I now use WordPress to power my website. Skype.
  • JANE HART  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
    [Google Docs] My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011
    In 2011 I now use Google Reader , and although it is no longer my most indispensable tool, it is still an important tool for me to keep up to date with what is happening in the “learning&# world. . Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. Google Docs. WordPress. Skype.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
    [Google Docs] My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-24
    RT @ fdomon : 19 Interesting Ways* to (possibly) use Google … – “Google Docs&# [link] #. G.Co: Google Has a New URL Shortener [link] @ mashable <only for Google products #. Big bonuses coming for Google Apps users, says InfoWorld [link] #. Tweet. pm BST/3.45 What is (a) community?
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Google Docs] Be careful declaring a product category as “done”
    And then Google Maps erupted on the scene, and demonstrated that not only was mapping not done, it really had only begun. But then how do you explain Google Docs? Tireless and timeless software commentator Dave Winer recently declared that "web browsers are done. Feature complete." don't know if I agree. Mapquest and Yahoo!
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Google Docs] Be careful declaring a product category as “done”
    And then Google Maps erupted on the scene, and demonstrated that not only was mapping not done, it really had only begun. But then how do you explain Google Docs? Tireless and timeless software commentator Dave Winer recently declared that "web browsers are done. Feature complete." don't know if I agree. Mapquest and Yahoo!
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Google Docs] Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 3 Challenge
    Feel free to post your thoughts and links to your ideas and sketches (from Flickr, Instagram, Dropbox, Google Docs, TwitPic, etc.) Imagine you're a researcher working with farmers in Uganda. Your years of experience tell you that something is not right this year. This is where HunchWorks comes in. Beginning of hunch. The challenge.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Google Docs] Global Pulse HunchWorks Project: Week 3 Challenge
    Feel free to post your thoughts and links to your ideas and sketches (from Flickr, Instagram, Dropbox, Google Docs, TwitPic, etc.) Imagine you're a researcher working with farmers in Uganda. Your years of experience tell you that something is not right this year. This is where HunchWorks comes in. Beginning of hunch. The challenge.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Google Docs] 9 great ways to make the iPad a useful work tool: structures, setup, apps
    But they are basically useless because there is no easy way to access and edit documents hosted on cloud servers such as Dropbox , Google Docs , or Box.net. Office doc formatting. All of the non-Apple office apps can access both Dropbox and Google Docs, and some can also access Box.net. External keyboard. Email.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Google Docs] Too Big to Know: The Bibliography
    If you want to see the current version of the bibliography, it’s available as a Google Docs spreadsheet here. Last night I sent my editor, Tim Bartlett, the next rev of Too Big to Know. Then, after going through it once, I spent another week reading through the entire manuscript to get a better sense of the flow. Yikes.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Google Docs] Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups
    mentioned that there is an open Google doc listing some of the more well known tweetups and I would share it, so I wanted to post that link and a few others here. This is a crosspost from the Network Weavers Community of Practice! In poking around, I found a few more lists (Meryl’s list was updated just last week!) and TweetChat.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Google Docs] Google Chrome: The OS, the laptop, the browser
    Klint Finley at ReadWriteWeb writes : Google is bringing Web apps one step closer to having full desktop functionality. This brings Chrome the Browser one step closer to Chrome the OS … and if I were Google, I would not go much further than that. Why would you want to do this? couple of reasons. At least for now. It was free.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Google Docs] eLearning Startup Opportunities
    See: Performance Support in 2015 Mobile Augmented reality Communication (leverage platforms, but in a learning context) Virtual environments Integration with Google Docs And ???? I've talked a bit about this in eLearning startups : the startups in eLearning sit in smaller niches or by attacking tangential opportunities in eLearning.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
    [Google Docs] Technology Stewardship in Learning Contexts
    There are some really superb collaborative tools out there – Google Docs for example.  Campus Focus had an interview with Stephen Downes a while back (yes, this post has been sitting in the half baked column for a while). could not resist sharing one and encouraging you to read the rest of the article which is TERRIFIC!
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
    [Google Docs] [defrag] Semantic 10 minute sessions
    Bob Smith of ISYS Search Software says that most people don’t find what they’re looking for on Google the first time they search. Google is an ad company, not a search company, so “you shouldn’t buy your next search service from an ad company.&# Today, we need search everywhere, for everything.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
    [Google Docs] Your last chance to vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010
    Although there are some clear frontrunners, with Twitter, YouTube, Google Docs, Delicious and Slideshare in the Top 5 positions, there is still a lot of movement further down the list. . This is the 4th year I have compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning list from the contributions of learning professionals worldwide. 
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Google Docs] Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison
    He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. Trial periods wouldn’t count. Grading Yes.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2010
    [Google Docs] Notes from a disappointed fanboy
    Here’s the beginning: There is no denying that I am a Google fanboy. switched from the Firefox browser to Google’s Chrome. use Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Reader, Google Docs, and Google Maps, and I’d probably use Google Bugle and Google Tattoogle, if such things existed.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Google Docs] My Top 10 Learning Tools
    On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. Google Docs – where I collaborate with colleagues on thoughts. My ITA colleague Jane Hart regularly collects the top 100 learning tools via contributions from lots of folks. 
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Google Docs] Catching up…
    Skype), Twitter or equivalent, Facebook and/or LinkedIn, Google Docs, etc, you really do need to get that experience going to really understand the opportunities. It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged, and it’s not that there haven’t been learnings, it’s just that my dance card was too too full. 
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
    [Google Docs] The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list is emerging
    Google Docs. Voting for this year's Top 100 Tools for Learning has been underway for just over a month.  At the time of writing this blog there have been 277 entries, which means the list is off to a good start.  And from the numbr of tweets, it appears this is becoming a popular resourcee around the world.  Twitter. YouTube.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Google Docs] Connectivism in the Enterprise
    I’m delivering a presentation in a few weeks to a “large technology company that everyone knows but I can’t name because of onerous procedures for clearing name use&# on Connectivism in the Enterprise: doc file and Google docs version.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Google Docs] Simple Google Spreadsheet script
    Google Docs for quite a while now lets you write your own scripts. This is useful to me because I’m keeping the bibliography for Too Big to Know in a Google spreadsheet. So, I wrote one a year ago that turns the entries in a row in a spreadsheet into some plain old text. Anyway, use as is.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
    [Google Docs] DIY is here
    Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. Just look at Google Docs, the best and easiest DIY online collaboration suite, in my opinion. YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. Has anything changed?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WORKING & LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Google Docs] The Performance Specialist: Case Study 2
      The Performance Specialist then discussed the different software options available; their pros and cons and ease of use, and before finally agreeing on the use of Google Docs as the preferred solution, they ran the idea past Ann's boss.  You can view the first here). 
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2010
    [Google Docs] Help me build the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010
    Google Search. Google Docs Moodle. Since 2007 I have been building an annual Top 100 Tools. for Learning. list based on the contributions of learning professionals. worldwide. If you missed it, here's the 2009 list).  would now like to invite you to help me build the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010.  So if you are a. learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
    [Google Docs] Once more, across that chasm
    Wikis were becoming more popular, especially those that replicated word processesors, like Writely , which was later purchased to become Google Docs, used ubiquitously today. For marketing, this is the real challenge – can the new product get widespread acceptance? spend much of my time watching the innovators, and. Open Source.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
    [Google Docs] Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo
    They were also touting a beta of accessing Microsoft Office docs collaboratively through FaceBook. Trying to counter Google Docs, I reckon, but will FaceBook appeal to the biz crowd? Last October I toured the expo associated with O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Conference, and had the chance again this week.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Google Docs] Oregon educational system offers Google Apps
    Oregon has signed a deal with Google that enables any school district to provide Google Apps for Education [ faq ] for free to its students and teachers. This includes Google Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Sites and Pages, Talk, Video, Groups, Docs, and Postini email management. One Google Account Per Child!
  • SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WORKING & LEARNING  |  MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
    [Google Docs] Google Docs enhancements
    Today, the Google Docs blog anounced preview versions of the new Google. To get a taste of what’s new today, check out their video: Google Docs ranked #5 on the Top 100 Tools for Learnng 2009.  Enhancements include. better document editor. faster spreadsheet editor. new collaborative drawing editor.
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2010
    [Google Docs] What really is social learning? - Internet Time Alliance
    This years Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 was once again dominated by social media tools; the Top 10 included Slideshare, Wordpress, Google Docs, YouTube, Google Reader and Delicious, with Twitter ranking No 1 on the list. Edit Delete Autopost What really is social learning? in social networks). via c4lpt.co.uk
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010
    [Google Docs] Social media & workplace performance matrix
    I’ve looked at it many times and thought that it might be easier to see the big picture as a matrix , which I’ve created as a Google Document. If you would like to edit the Google Doc, or get it as a spreadsheet, please contact me. Feel free to use and improve this spreadsheet.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010
    [Google Docs] Futures of the Internet
    Here’s the whole list: Will Google make us stupid? 1.         Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ( [link] ). Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. But that’s all a separate matter from Google itself. Look up RSS on Google.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
    [Google Docs] Collaborative Creation: This Is Me – Librarian Draft
    You can find the collaborative draf here: This Is Me – Librarian Draft – Google Docs. Are you interested in Digital Identity? Do you know about the This Is Me project?  In the past I created a version for people working in international non governmental organizations (NGOs) and now I’m working on one for librarians.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [Google Docs] January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
    Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2010 to January 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Beware critics of Connectivism ! Or how I feel connectivism opens up content creation and access - Ignatia Webs , January 28, 2010 SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [Google Docs] Google Wave - feature by feature
    As anticipated there are lots of new Google Wave resources appearing.  Yesterday I discovered The Ultimate Google Wave Guide for. Today, I've been reading a posting on Lifehacker, by Gina Trapani:  Google Wave Versus the Rest, Feature by Feature. I'm trying to keep track of useful Google Wave resources here.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Google Docs] Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
    I’ve commented on a copy of the text that I put on Google Docs, and that I’ve just shared with you. have been playing around with this idea of triangulation (possibly not the right term) for a couple of months. Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Barab, S., 1998).
  • SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WORKING & LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
    [Google Docs] Google Docs adds storage
    A posting on the Google Docs blog announces that they are rolling out the ability to upload, store and organize any type of file in Google Docs. "There will be 1 GB of free storage for files you don't convert into one of the Google Docs formats (i.e. Google Docs. per GB per year."
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
    [Google Docs] Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet
    My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ([link] By 2020, people's use of the internet has not enhanced human intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people who use it a lot. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2009
    [Google Docs] Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
    I’ve commented on a copy of the text that I put on Google Docs, and that I’ve just shared with you. have been playing around with this idea of triangulation (possibly not the right term) for a couple of months. Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Barab, S., 1998).
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Google Docs] Google’s data liberation front
    I do like the fact that Google has a “ Google Data Liberation Front.&# Their mission: “Users should be able to control the data they store in any of Google’s products. Google announced another positive step in this direction for Google Docs.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2009
    [Google Docs] This week's blog postings and bookmarks
    great resources to find out about Google Wave. Shared folders in Google docs. Top 10 Complaints About Google Wave. Here is my weekly round-up of blog postings and bookmarks - all in one place. Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day. MyBrainshark. Knowledge Notebook. cctext. Social Media in Learning. All things Twitter.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2009
    [Google Docs] Weekly roundup of my online activity
    Google Docs - improvements for students. Surf's up Wednesday: Google Wave update. The Top 11 Google Wave Robots for the Enterprise. HOW TO: Get Started with Google Wave. Here is a round-up of this week's blog posts and bookmarks - all in one place. Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day : NeoOffice. iCyte. Archi-Me.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
    [Google Docs] Top Ten Tools
    Two years back, the most popular tools were Firefox, Delicious, Google Search, Skype, and PowerPoint. Currently, the top tools are Twitter, Delicious, Google Reader, Google Docs, and SlideShare. Google Reader. Google Search. I don’t know how my friend and colleague Jane Hart does it. Twitter. Gmail.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Google Docs] [berkman] Transforming Scholarly Communication
    Google Wave. Swivel, IBM’s Many Eyes , Google’s Gapminder , Freebase, CSA’s Illustra… The business models are shifting. Also Slideshare and Google Docs. But we’re also thinking about how you do it without the old containers, on the Web, in Google Wave, etc. NOTE: Live-blogging.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2009
    [Google Docs] This week's round-up of my activity
    Import your Google Docs to Slideshare. Google Docs Automatically Translates Documents into 42 Languages. Here's a roundup of my blog and bookmark postings this week all in one place in case you missed any of them! Social Media In Learning blog. What are the evolutionary stages of a social media evangelist? SocialToo.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009
    [Google Docs] The social media I use
    Google Talk sometimes. Google Docs has become my primary shared writing and spread sheet space. Google translate (used to use Babelfish). Recently I wrote a post that received a lot of attention - more than I would have expected: How I use social media. At So here it is. Learning. Getting work done. So here are the tools.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
    [Google Docs] Social Software Adoption
    An example of that is the adoption of Distributed Content Editing via an agreed to technology such as Wiki, Shared SharePoint Documents, Google Docs, etc. Instead, the model shown by Google Docs with an email that alerts you to a shared document being the norm and successive alerts coming via email or RSS about changes.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
    [Google Docs] How I use social media | Full Circle Associates
    80% of my working time is mediated using social media, from Skype, Google Docs, Twitter, Drupal, Moodle, Elluminate and an every changing myriad of other tools. Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.  It was life changing. Thanks.&# An interesting change.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
    [Google Docs] How I use social media
    80% of my working time is mediated using social media, from Skype, Google Docs, Twitter, Drupal, Moodle, Elluminate and an every changing myriad of other tools. Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.  Online Community. It was life changing. Thanks.&#
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Google Docs] IMS Learning Tools Interoperability
    Another: Moodle - uses LTI to contact Google, which uses SAML to ask who is in the course, and then the lot is transferred into Google Docs. Use Googl app engine to accomplish that. Google uses it. We do not do that - Google wants us to do that. Googles very pushy on this. The core thing is identity.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009
    [Google Docs] Whatever
    We started on a Google doc, and we just started writing. This is a blog summary of Michael Wesch at D2L Fusion. We need to move students being knowledgeable to knowledge-able. This is not simply a technological revolution, this is a cultural revolution. Let me give you an example from New Guinea to make the point. Questions. look lack.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Google Docs] Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 - July Update
    Twitter is still leading the field as the #1 learning tool this year, and the other tools in the  Top 10 are Delicious, Google Reader, Wordpress, YouTube, Google Docs, Slideshare, Google Search, Skype and PowerPoint. 136 learning professionals have shared their Top 10 Tools for Learning so far this year.  More info here.
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2009
    [Google Docs] Capture Examples
    think that's well said and when I have been thinking about how we should capture examples, I have found myself debating the merits of: A 30 minute call where we use a Google Doc or something similar for real-time editing of a screen shots and description/notes around the example. It should be easily indexed by Google.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
    [Google Docs] [berkman] Chris Soghoian on privacy in the cloud
    Vivek Kundra switched 38,000 DC employees over to Google Docs becore he became Federal CIO. “It’s clear he’s Google-crazy.&# provide offline access without even requiring synchronizers such as Google Gears. With Prism, you have an icon on your desktop for, e.g., Google Docs. Missing points.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, MAY 25, 2009
    [Google Docs] Google Docs path to competency
    I use Google Docs a lot because I frequently want to share my drafts with some set of people and because no-frills writing software keeps me from distracting myself with frills. But, as a writing tool, Google Docs heads us back to somewhere between NotePad and a 1998 wysiwyg HTML editor.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009
    [Google Docs] Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates
    Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. It is called “ This Is Me.&# As I saw that lovely Creative Commons license on it, I thought I’d whip up a version for folks interested in social media and the digital identity implications in the non profit and NGO sectors. I’d love feedback! It looked good!
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009
    [Google Docs] Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks
    Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. My friend and colleague, Shirley Williams, pointed me to a great resource on digital identity (DI) that she and her colleagues created for their students at Reading University in the UK.  It is called “ This Is Me.&#. I’d love feedback!
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
    [Google Docs] Tired of tools talk?
    Word, PowerPoint, Facebook , Twitter, Blogger, YouTube, iTUNES , Google Docs, Email, Messenger, Skype – these are tools with hundreds of millions of users. Geez I’m tired of all this techy tools’ talk. large portion of the e-learning industry has decided to become experts on DIY tools rather than experts on learning.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2009
    [Google Docs] Top Tools for Learning 2009
    Top 10 Tools for Learners The current Top 10 list of tools for learners, based on contribution of 47 Learners AS AT 4 APRIL is: Google. Google Reader Skype. Google Reader. Google Docs. Audacity Google. Although this year's activity has only been open for a few weeks we are seeing some clear leaders. Search.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
    [Google Docs] CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates
    Tool = wikis , Google docs Learning Activity 4) Feedback, testing closure on a discussion, decision making. am finally getting the rest of the series up. Part 1 ,  part 2 ,  part 3, ,  part 4,   part 5 ,  part 6 ,   part 7,    part 8  , and part 9 are all here on the blog.   One is in collaboration software. This is a complex area.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
    [Google Docs] CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community
    Tool = wikis , Google docs. This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for  Darren Sidnick  about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year. am finally getting the rest of the series up. One is in collaboration software. Community influences technology and technology influences community.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Google Docs] [berkman] Microsoft on the multinational legal complications of cloud computing
    I’m worried that users are naively using online programs such as Google Docs and Office Live without knowing they’re online and that they’re lacking legal protection. Her division at Microsoft is more on the enterprise side than the consumer side. Mainframes, PCs, Client/Server and WWW, and Cloud Services.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
    [Google Docs] Under the radar: great technologies you could be using
    Google Docs/collaborative writing. Google for an ever-greater array of services. Learning Technologies 2009. Track 1 Session 1. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link]. Collaborative Learning; Blip.fm Write a blog?
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2009
    [Google Docs] Remote Collaboration
    One was having a small (7 person) project team get together on a conference call and have all of us editing the status report real-time via Google Spreadsheets. Asynchronous Content Sharing / Editing In terms of using these products with remote work teams, Google Spreadsheets seems to have hit the most important items for me.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009
    [Google Docs] [berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0
    Strong ties: Wikis, Google Docs, etc. E.g., Google’s Prediction Markets, inside of companies. Q: Say more about Google prediction markets? Q: [doc] Isn’t it really very early. Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0 guy, is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk. This technology tends to be emergent, bottom up, etc.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2008
    [Google Docs] Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed
    Looking up "Basic research on learning and instruction will provide new guidance for instructional design" on Google tells us the current state of affairs: an old ITForum paper on information age learning, Gagne's nine steps , and a 2005 paper on ISD. and even Google Search 2.0. Google pulled the plug on Lively. Richard E.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2008
    [Google Docs] Re-orientation
    When I’m looking for something beyond what Google or Wikipedia will find for me, I turn to my research page. For example, I set up a Google search that limits what it finds to learning voices I trust; another pulls answers only from people on John Hagel’s blogroll. Google Docs : collaborative writing and MyDocs in the cloud.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2008
    [Google Docs] Manymoon
    Attach Google Docs to tasks and projects. Simplify your worklife.  Use Manymoon to: Manage your private and shared tasks. Find out what other people are working on. Simple tracking and completion of projects. Collaborate with co-workers, customers and partners. Turn emails into tasks. It's free to sign up. Manymoon
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