2 – Google Search

Back up to No 2 position in 2019 

This powerful web search engine is often described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need!

Website: google.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 2
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 2
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 6

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 3.     2017: 2       2016: 2      2015: 3      2014: 5     2013: 4
2012: 4.     2011: 15     2010: 11     2009: 8     2008: 6     2007: 3

Comments from some of those who selected Google Search as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “It’s the first and only site that I go to so many times in the day – for everything.” Senior Adoption Consultant, Australia
  • “My personal assistant, have answer for all my questions. It thinks for me.” Lecturer, Malaysia
  • “No day without Google Search” CEO, Netherlands
  • “Anything I want to learn, Google can help me find out.” Senior Organisational Development Consultant, New Zealand
  • “Instant search for just-in-time learning and performance support. Ability to filter search by maps, images, video.” Group Head of Learning, UK
  • “Use it everyday to locate information I need for training, home and work.” Instructional Designer, USA
  • “Google is easy to search and find the information we need.” Skills Training Coordinator, USA
  • “always and everyday an indispensable medium in learning” Digital Learning Expert, Netherlands
  • “Great way to search for anything! Generally you get the information based on your search request.” L&D Manager, UK
  • “This is the most popular search tool for me for my projects” University Lecturer, Russia
  • “With good search strategies I find lot of good content.” Learning Consultant, Germany
  • “Still a staple for searching, it gets me there fast.” Head of Learning Australia
  • “Enormous help when researching a subject.: Manager Professional Development, Australia
  • “The absolute best search tool.” Training Specialist, USA
  • “I can search when I have a question and follow embedded links to dig deeper into related topics” IT Director, USA
  • “Simply the best, and most user-friendly” Semi-retired, France
  • “Absolutely the best tool for searching answers for anything the other tools can’t help with!” Digital Trainer, UK

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