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Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Many people don’t consider PowerPoint as a capable graphics editor since its main function is to create presentation aids. Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher). As you can see in the image below, PowerPoint 2010 has an entire row of options just for editing images.

PowerPoint Converter with Animations and Sound

DigitalChalk eLearning

In DigitalChalk’s recent release, Washington 1.0, a PowerPoint converter was introduced that greatly simplifies uploading a PowerPoint to our online training software. This gives you three great options to choose from now – chalkboard, web archive, and a PowerPoint converter! Helpful hint: Make sure that the file type is either a PPTX or PPT for PowerPoint 2003 or later.

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Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003. Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. Well in PowerPoint 2010 you can!

PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve cut out all of the hassle of uploading a PowerPoint presentation and made it a one-step process for you. One key benefit of using the PowerPoint converter is that any timed slides or animations won’t be lost once the file has been uploaded. Here’s a brief video tutorial on how to use the PowerPoint Converter. The PowerPoint converter program converts a file to HTML5.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

Learning Visions

Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. Oh that David Byrne, hes so creative and alternative co-opting PowerPoint like that. In a March 13, 2005 article in The Toronto Star The Art of PowerPoint: David Byrne (Yes, that David Byrne) Defends a Reviled Software , "Byrne suggests that the medium itself is not the sole factor behind ill-fated attempts at over-simplifying complex information." Here, here.

The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint!

ZaidLearn

CONVERT YouTube videos into a format supported by PowerPoint? 3. INSERT YouTube videos into PowerPoint (and run it offline smoothly)? If you are using PowerPoint 2003 (or 2010) no worries, because inserting videos into PowerPoint is as easy as toasting. Insert > Movies and Sounds > Movie from File (2003). HOW DO YOU. 1. DOWNLOAD YouTube videos? 2. Trust me!

Is PowerPoint Evil? (Part 3)

ZaidLearn

PowerPoint Links "It's the way people depend on all those bells and whistles that come with the software to try to shore up a weak presentation." - Chris Oakes (1998) ".To PowerPoint is a competent slide manager and projector. It should be ditched." - Professor Sweller (2007) IS POWERPOINT EVIL? suppose PowerPoint is evil! In short, PowerPoint is evil! Come on!

Is PowerPoint Evil? (Part 3)

ZaidLearn

PowerPoint Links "It's the way people depend on all those bells and whistles that come with the software to try to shore up a weak presentation." - Chris Oakes (1998) ".To PowerPoint is a competent slide manager and projector. It should be ditched." - Professor Sweller (2007) IS POWERPOINT EVIL? suppose PowerPoint is evil! In short, PowerPoint is evil! Come on!

The teacher as storyteller

Clive on Learning

Back in 2003, I devoted a great deal of energy to the design of a new CD-ROM course entitled Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. In case you’re interested, here is the story that accompanied the Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint course: The Emperor’s New Slide Show In my research, I came across a post I originally published in 2005. No, you guessed it, it was the story.

PowerPoint Shortcuts You Don’t Know

eLearningArt

Cheat sheet showing all PowerPoint shortcuts as well as highlights of my favorite shortcuts that you may not have seen. Download the cheat sheet here  download the PowerPoint cheat sheet here. Today I’m going to go over some of my favorite shortcuts in PowerPoint 2010.  But today we are going to go over the PowerPoint ribbon, the quick access toolbar, and also some shortcuts. 

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

If you’re thinking about repurposing an old PowerPoint presentation with tons of text (there was a lot of information to cover), you might want to consider hiring an instructional designer. You’ve decided that it’s time to move your courses online. Membership numbers seem stagnant and renewals are decreasing. The first question out of the boss’s mouth is going to be “how much?”

2 Juicy Ways to Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint

ZaidLearn

RealPlayer YouTube Video Wizard Format Factory Updated Version: The Real Way to Download-Convert-Insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint! Now, I am going to share with you two (2) juicy ways to insert your favorite YouTube videos (or videos from other sites) into your PowerPoint presentations. So, how can we get the job done quickly? Simply install this YouTube Video Wizard (YTV) dude.

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Editing with Acrobat: Get the Comment Pane's Numbers to Match Acrobat's Page Numbers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Or do you need a reliable way to get feedback from several people on a document or PowerPoint deck?      About the Author:   Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. by Jennie Ruby. Endless confusion resulted when she tried to discuss editorial changes with authors--Is that on page 2? or page 21? Page Navigation toolbar: Comments Pane: Where did these different numbers come from? Acrobat

When PowerPoint is wrong.

Learning Rocks

Last week I spied, tucked on a shelf following a recent office shuffle, a copy of The Cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within , by Edward Tufte - a critique of Microsoft's infamous presentation app as an effective method of communication. With this point firmly made, Tufte moves on to the information density of PowerPoint. and when PowerPoint is right.".

When PowerPoint is wrong.

Learning Rocks

Last week I spied, tucked on a shelf following a recent office shuffle, a copy of The Cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within , by Edward Tufte - a critique of Microsoft's infamous presentation app as an effective method of communication. With this point firmly made, Tufte moves on to the information density of PowerPoint. and when PowerPoint is right.".

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet point presentations. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. Make a few variations of the template. I don’t typically create a PowerPoint template. Instead I create the background images to use in my PowerPoint slides so it’s easy to just swap out the background. 30 responses to “The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning&#. 30 comments.

SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers

Association eLearning

PowerPoints, documents, graphs, charts…do you really have to review all this? Pam also served her time on the other end of the classroom, having taught K-12 and at the university level prior to joining Digitec in 2003. We all know that Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) provide the content that makes a course informative. So where’s the balance? Involve the SME from the Beginning.

Writing and Grammar: List Lovers Unite!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" I love almost all of the things Tufte hates in a list: hierarchy,  grouping, parallelism and repetition, signals as to whether the order matters or not, colors, shading, list builds in PowerPoint, and drop-shadows.   About the Author:   Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. think bullets help people focus." " My immediate answer is "I do love me a list." The grocery list. To do lists.

Writing and Grammar: More on Lists, Bullets, and Tufte

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

"Add a new content slide to a PowerPoint presentation and up pops a bullet followed by  Click to add text. This complaint is certainly well-taken, but I find that I do not add speaker notes because I often use PowerPoint to create a handout for the audience. I am concerned that if what I am going to say is in print in front of the audience, they will be distracted by reading instead of listening, or they will be reading ahead instead of participating in the current discussion.  Sometimes bullets are not effective. Sometimes bullets are effective. In 1970, 2.5

Converting from Excel XP to 2007 (or Word. or Powerpoint)

eContent

Recently I was in a SharePoint class and at the end of the day, the instructor showed a very cool tool which Microsoft has which allows you to check out user interface command differences between their Office XP (2003) and Office 2007 products (Excel, Powerpoint and Word). Powerpoint XP to 2007. The command check is animated and is really cool. Try it! Excel XP to 2007.

How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates)

Rapid eLearning

It’s also a great way to learn to use PowerPoint’s graphic features; because a lot of your rapid elearning success depends on how well you can get around PowerPoint. How I Built the Template in PowerPoint. Again, the goal in these exercises is to experiment with ideas and learn more about PowerPoint. PowerPoint 2007 makes it easy because it has a built-in shadow feature.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Social Learning

This is an updated version of the BEM described by Roger Chevalier (2003). May/June 2003). PowerPoint Presentation. Front-end analysis is actually part of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model, which is a systematic approach to improving productivity and competence. More specifically, it is a process for cost-effectively influencing human behavior and accomplishment.

Rapid E-Learning Workshop: How to Create a Tabbed Notebook

Rapid eLearning

But the focus is really on learning some core rapid elearning tips when working with PowerPoint. Plus, you end up a with a nice PowerPoint template. Here’s what’s covered: Building graphics in PowerPoint. Learn to use PowerPoint hyperlinks. also included the files for PowerPoint 2003 and 2007. It’s funny what you find when cleaning out your computer files.

The Emperor’s New Slide Show

Onlignment

The Emperor’s New Slide Show is extracted from the award-winning 2003 CD-ROM  Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint.  The Once upon a time there lived a vain Emperor whose only worry in life was to impress his subjects with the extraordinary quality of his business presentations. He developed new slide shows almost every day and loved to show them off to his people.

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

View more PowerPoint from gsiemens. Integrative and holistic knowledge approaches, distributed across global networks (for example, how the virus that causes SARS in 2003 was identified). If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses (MOOCs). And that should be our real focus. Connectivist.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

Perhaps as a response to the demands of learning professionals who were becoming dependent upon programmers and these complex tools to produce their eLearning, there has been a movement towards “rapid eLearning” tools, using Microsoft® PowerPoint®. Here, we return to simplicity, with tools that offer learning professionals who know PowerPoint the ability to create their own eLearning, without the assistance of programmers or coders. PowerPoint driven applications like Articulate Presenter and iSpring certainly make eLearning easier to create. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

These PowerPoint Experts Can Make You a Star

Rapid eLearning

Last week I was at PowerPoint Live 2009 in Atlanta where I spent some time with people in the PowerPoint community. The thing that impressed me the most was the power of connecting with others. I met a few blog readers, many of the PowerPoint MVPs that I’ve followed over the years, and was reminded of a few tips and tricks that I can use in my rapid elearning courses. I’ll share some of the tips and tricks in some future posts. PowerPoint MVP Glen Millar shared quite a few animation tips. PowerPoint MVPs. You can find more at the PowerPoint MVP site.

Build Branched E-Learning Scenarios in Three Simple Steps

Rapid eLearning

NOTE: I’ve attached the PowerPoint file (2003 & 2007), as well as the placeholder assets, so you can practice on your own. This post is in response to some conversations I had during the last ASTD conference in Washington, DC. added some tutorials at the bottom of the page that shows you how to do so. In one, I show you how to actually pre-build the scenario as a template.

SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

SharePoint and Assessment

My first contact with SharePoint (2003 version)was at U&I Learning. Let’s link these documents, these PowerPoint, whatever they are to a community site where you can have your employees discussing these specific topics.”. Thought leader interview with Danny De Witte, an IT and Learning expert in Belgium. Danny, what is your background? Is your main interest learning or IT or both?

SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

SharePoint and Assessment

My first contact with SharePoint (2003 version)was at U&I Learning. Let’s link these documents, these PowerPoint, whatever they are to a community site where you can have your employees discussing these specific topics.”. Thought leader interview with Danny De Witte, an IT and Learning expert in Belgium. Danny, what is your background? Is your main interest learning or IT or both?

Pecha-kucha

Clive on Learning

Apparently, Pecha-kucha (Japanese for chatter) was started in 2003 by Tokyo expatriate architects Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein as an alternative presentation format. In reading Garr Reynold's excellent Presentation Zen (more about that in a later post), I came across a great idea for conferences and meetings called Pecha-kucha. Each speaker has 20 slides, each of which must be shown for 20 seconds, with which to tell their story or make their point. The slides advance automatically and so after 6 minutes and 40 seconds you're done. Now all I've got to work out is how to pronounce it

Writing and Grammar: Responses from United List Lovers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

However, that does not mean they reject Tufte's criticisms of bullet overkill (pardon the pun) in PowerPoint use. About the Author:   Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. by Jennie Ruby    This week a number of our readers have joined me in finding some good  uses for lists and bullet points. For example,  Josie Chaney  writes: I agree with you whole-heartedly. Writing & Grammar

It's the Latest, it's the Greatest, it's the.

Courseware Development

This site has a lot of online training, in diverse subjects such as courses for students (elementary school through college), MS-Office products (2003 and 2007), job search help, even US Citizenship preparation! Tags: LearningExpress Access Library Excel Word PowerPoint LearningExpress Library ! If you are a member of your local public library, you may have free access to LearningExpress. One glitch that they are supposedly going to fix - you can't save your place in the MS-Office courses, so you need to keep track of your own progress.

How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009

Kapp Notes

Here are survey results from The eLearning Guild The e-learning Development Time Ratio Survey And here is my attempt at a measurement from 2003. Time to Develop One Hour of Training Perhaps the most interesting part of the article is the comparison of 2003 and 2009 numbers. Ever wonder how long it takes to design and develop one hour of e-Learning? How Long Does it Take?

Why choose SharePoint for Education? Thought Leader Interview with Dave Coleman

SharePoint and Assessment

Dave, what is your background in SharePoint? I’ve been using SharePoint in Twynham School in the UK since 2003. And having cut-down versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and One Note available with SharePoint makes a big difference too. Dave is a Microsoft MVP and has been working with SharePoint in education for nearly a decade. talked to him about why people choose SharePoint as a learning platform in schools, colleges and universities. So we’re quite mature with the platform. played around previously with SharePoint 2001 as well. That was unusual, shall we say! Absolutely.

spread the word: Telemedicine/eHealth Training Workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp - Belgium

Ignatia Webs

Since 2003, the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp has organized an annual Telemedicine Workshop on the practical use of the ITM Telemedicine website (second opinion tool) and ITM library document delivery service. Looking for a one week workshop that covers the basics for setting up a telemedicine website in low-resource settings ? Deadline 28 July 2008.

Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For example, what if you are editing the text when you notice that PowerPoint has been spelled incorrectly as Power Point. Even if a reviewer of the edited document wanted Power Point to be printed with a space, you would not allow it, because PowerPoint is the proper name of the software. About the Author:  Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and "Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. Making the change without tracking it is a good idea.