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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Troubleshooting Pasted Slides

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by AJ George  Here's the scenario: You are an eLearning developer and receive a PowerPoint presentation from another party (a client, colleague, SME, etc). You've decided to paste some of the slides into another PowerPoint presentation following your own finely crafted master layouts. After you do this, you notice the formatting didn't quite take. Perhaps the bullets are positioned incorrectly. Maybe the title is incorrectly formatted. The whole thing is a big ol' mess. Try this to clean up the mess. Open the presentation into which you want to paste slides.

Design Day and the ASTD Big Question for July

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Around the same time, the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog had the July "Big Question" which was "Choosing Tools" which is actually a series of questions: How does the eLearning design process need to change to accommodate such a wide variety of tools? So, to get to the "Big Question" How does the eLearning design process need to change to accommodate such a wide variety of tools? The elearning design process (which is not dis-similar to the instructional design process) has always included an element of media selection. It is a great entry outlining 3 elements of good design.

eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008

Tony Karrer

See also - Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 I was talking with someone last night who asked me what some of the bigger eLearning Trends were. told him about eLearning 2.0 But I also promised to point him to some of my posts that I thought would help him get a handle on the most important eLearning Trends going on today: eLearning Trend #1 - eLearning 2.0 - see What is eLearning 2.0? and eLearning 1.0 vs. 2.0 and the move to DIY. Does a Learner WANT an LMS? However, this should be a good basis for diving in deeper

Aha Moments in 2007

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wanted to go back and figure out what things really struck me during 2007. Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. But by far the most vivid memory of 2006 comes from a comment made during a panel that I was moderating on eLearning 2.0.

Custom eLearning Development: How Long Does it Take?

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Bryan Chapman at the Chapman Alliance has set out to collect the latest data on how long it takes to develop custom e-learning at various levels. His previous data – from his March 2007 post – on this gives us the following ratios for different type of learning: 34:1 Instructor-Led Training (ILT), including design, lesson plans, handouts, PowerPoint slides, etc. Tags: eLearning eLearning Development Custom eLearning ILT Instructional Design Read his post here and participate in the survey here. 33:1 PowerPoint to E-Learning Conversion.

400+ eLearning Developer Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Well, here's the motherload of all developer tool lists compliments of Mashable.com. Let me know if you find something cool and use it for an elearning project. I've been told recently that one of the things that people like most about my blog is the cool new tools I find and share with the eLearnDev community. Enjoy

eLearning Development India – The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009

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Manish Mohan has launched the Unofficial eLearning Salary Survey 2009. This is the third edition of the survey that aims to provide a glimpse into salary ranges of eLearning and content development professionals in India. The 2007 edition had just 11 responses and could not provide any meaningful conclusions other than the fact that eLearning salary ranges varied quite a bit in India. If you are involved in eLearning and content development in India and wish to participate in the survey, visit Manish’s blog. look forward to seeing the results.

eLearning Development India - The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009

Upside Learning

Manish Mohan has launched the Unofficial eLearning Salary Survey 2009. This is the third edition of the survey that aims to provide a glimpse into salary ranges of eLearning and content development professionals in India. The 2007 edition had just 11 responses and could not provide any meaningful conclusions other than the fact that eLearning salary ranges varied quite a bit in India. If you are involved in eLearning and content development in India and wish to participate in the survey, visit Manish’s blog. look forward to seeing the results.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

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As an eLearning developer, sometimes you're given a completed PowerPoint project and told to "fix it" or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm by AJ George. pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm or.potm). filename.pptx.zip ). Open the ppt folder.

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eLearning Weekly » DevLearn 2007: The eLearning Development Conference and Expo

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Adobe Tool Selection for eLearning Development

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Silke Fleischer blogged about the latest eLearning Guild Handbook of eLearning Strategy She also adds a WONDERFUL chart for Development Tool Selection. Adobe solutions supporting the eLearning Development Model Download HERE DevLearn - The eLearning Development Conference & Expo Co-located with the Adobe Learning Summit November 5-9, 2007 San Jose, CA

Writing & Grammar: Can I Change the Appearance of Balloons in Word 2007?

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Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. Short answer: yes. Most other balloon settings are found in the Track Changes Options dialog box.

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eLearning Development Guide for iPhone

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Apple posted an iPhone content development page. about the eLearning for the iPhone and how it will influence mobile learning. The Corporate eLearning Weekly Podcast will be talking about the iphone on Friday. Time: 07/06/07 12:00 PM EDT Phone Number: (724) 444-7444 Talkcast ID: 8702 You can simply call in, but its much more fun to join the TalkCast and that requires a short download and setup so give yourself plenty of time to get setup

Humor in eLearning

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This is a news snippet from The Time of India on Wednesday, 10 January 2007. There are elements of this mindset that come up even in corporate eLearning development which, while sounding fair at times, tend to border on the restrictive. Tags: Instructional Design humor learning elearning Might as well tell moviemakers to only make documentaries.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 16, 2007 Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse Thanks to Google Alerts, I stumbled across another everything-eLearning feed aggregator: eLearningPulse. eLearningPulse is "Your daily source for all things eLearning ". This site provides free resources to the eLearning development community, including news, discussion forums, job postings, and more. Schone of eLearning Weekly fame. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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