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PowerPoint 2010: Note Handouts with Multiple Slides Per Page

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you have tried to print handouts in PowerPoint 2010 that include the slide notes, you may have noticed a bit of a shortcoming. by AJ George. You can print handouts with multiple slides per page, or you can print handouts that include the notes. However, there is no way to combine these features and print handouts with notes and get more than one slide per page. Select Save and Send.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” If you are interested in this, I will be doing a Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 that will be closely aligned with this post.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union Tool

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Two of the coolest new tools in PowerPoint 2010 (especially if you like to make your own graphics) are the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. If you've been playing around with PowerPoint 2010 but have no idea what I'm talking about, this is by no fault of your own. Check back next week for how to use PowerPoint 2010's Shape Subtract tool. by AJ George. Click OK.

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. Recently I was asked if it was possible to paste link an image into PowerPoint so that if the original image is ever updated, the image in PowerPoint would automatically reflect the change. Sadly, PowerPoint cannot do this, but there are some types of source files that can be Paste linked. In that case, the content in the PowerPoint slide will automatically update. " PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. Unfortunately I don't think it's quite right yet, as many of the new, fancy video formatting options included with PowerPoint 2010 will not work on embedded YouTube videos. by AJ George. According to their recent reports, every minute 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.

PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated. Probably the most complicated aspect of using motion paths is continuing the motion from slide-to-slide. Does this scenario sound familiar? You want an image on your slide to move using a custom motion path. On the next slide you want the image to move from where it ended on the previous slide to a new location.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. Top100 Tools for Learning 2010. Tags: Learning Technology Social Learning eLearning 100 Tools For Learning elearning tools learning tools list leartning Tools Top 100 Top 100 Tools For Learning Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 top elearning tools YouTube – video hosting and sharing tool.

Learning 2010

The Learning Circuits

The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2010? We are going to continue a tradition in the Big Question. If you are a blogger, I would highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to go back through your blog posts over the year and looking for any "aha moments" or highlight the posts that you think were the best/most interesting. 2006 - Past experiences.

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PowerPoint 2010: Changing the Default Theme

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. have an update to last week's article on creating new color palettes. I had been asked if there was a way to change the default color palette and I had reported back that there was not. Well, I nerded out a bit and realized that there actually is a way to do this. For example: when you draw a shape you want it to be a different color other than medium blue with a dark blue line.

PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple. by AJ George. All you need to do is choose Insert > Audio and then open the audio clip. However,  However, when it comes to adjusting the audio, the option you might be looking for can be difficult to find.      In a perfect world, you would be able to make adjustments to an audio clip by either right-clicking a slide's sound icon, or by using the Audio Tools. And for some things, these techniques work.     But what if you wanted to stop the audio after three slides?

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PowerPoint 2010: A RANDom Fact

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. Trying to decide on a typeface but wish you could see what all the letters of the alphabet in that type face look like at the same time? Here's a trick: Type =RAND() into the text box and press [ Enter ]. Voila! "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" appears across your slide. The font will automatically change as you scroll through. " PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. Have you ever tried to use PowerPoint to create a spinning animation (such as the ticking hands of a clock)? If so, you may have gotten frustrated and quit because the most logical animation to use--the spin animation--spins objects from their center axes. To illustrate, let's say you made a clock, and it looks like the example below. Copy the graphic ([ Ctrl ] [ C ]).

Forget Photoshop, PowerPoint 2010 Rocks for AHA-G!

ZaidLearn

that I do not work for Microsoft (or get paid in any way by them!), and I am also NO GREAT SUPPORTER of Microsoft products in general, including Microsoft Office 2010. Actually, besides using PowerPoint to create cool graphics, animations, and diagrams, you can even trim videos and do some really spectacular things with PowerPoint 2010, which I will illustrate later in this post.

PowerPoint 2010: Working With Guides

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. For some PowerPoint projects you may find that you would like to line up elements in a certain way and that having guides on the slide would be useful. In the steps that follow I will show you how to make guides visible, and (because there is only one horizontal and one vertical guide that intersect in the center by default) how to add extra guide lines. The Ruler will help with this. 

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. But could you be inadvertently making your content harder to read and understand by using the wrong fonts? Is good font selection really important? Read on to discover the many surprising ways fonts can affect your content. Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. Formality?

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Best, Connie December 27, 2010 11:24 AM Christoforos Online said. Christopher Pappas December 27, 2010 12:39 PM Good Deeds Society said.

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010. When you use PowerPoint 2010 to Save As a.wmv file, all of your transitions and animations stay in tact.   The not so good news: If you use PowerPoint 2010's new feature allowing for embedding videos from a website, you will find that when you try to save the presentation as a.wmv file, an error message will appear alerting you that this content will not display in your movie.

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PowerPoint 2010: Adding Animation to SmartArt

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. PowerPoint's SmartArt allows you to visually communicate information. You can create SmartArt graphics that are lists, process diagrams and organizational charts. Adding SmartArt is simple. all you need to do is click the SmartArt command on the Insert Ribbon. While adding animation to the SmartArt is just as simple, some of the features are a bit hidden.

Contemporary E-Learning: Delivering Knowledge Or Dishing Out Information

Upside Learning

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? — T. S. Eliot. That’s a pertinent question that we need to ask ourselves. We take immense pride in meeting project deadlines and delivering courses within budgets; however, somewhere in our quest to showcase our potential, we may have forgotten about the core objective — Delivering Knowledge. So, what differentiates knowledge from information?

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle. The question was answered, but the answer was not exactly what the original poster had wanted. That is what I will cover today. Make an Image Look Like a Puzzle. Unzip the file.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] January 4-7, 2010 Presidents’ Institute sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida , USA.

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

ID is an interesting domain to be involved in. On the one hand, you are continuously learning about different work environments as you are called upon to resolve different performance issues. On the other hand, your understanding of the domain, and your role in it, changes over time. As an instructional designer, you start by learning a whole lot of theories and models. aLearning Blog by Ellen.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

Leveraging Learning , October 6, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 10 Tips to Get Started with Twitter - Learn and Lead , April 18, 2009 Coping with Twitter - Learning Conversations , February 26, 2010 Hashtags in Twitter and walls, fountains, ways to keep everyone's remarks in the picture - Ignatia Webs , May 15, 2009 I'm on Twitter. In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources. Now What?

PowerPoint 2010: Turn Off Picture Compression

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  You may not realize it but PowerPoint is lowering the quality of the images in your presentations. By default, PowerPoint is set to compress the images in your files. In  In most cases compressing the images is a good idea because smaller images mean smaller overall presentations. In some cases however, you may wish to maximize the image quality. PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

All you have to do is this: In PowerPoint 2010, select File > Info. by AJ George.   Have you ever been frustrated by an inability to trim audio in PowerPoint? Let's say you followed my instructions on how to play two songs sequentially in your PowerPoint presentation. The first track was 2 minutes long, but you trimmed it down to 15 seconds and set it to play across slides. Perhaps your plan was to play the first track when the presentation started, move to the second slide, let the track end and then have the second track start. What gives?! " PowerPoint

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

2010 and beyond. Instructional Design has come a long way. From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. Like everything else, this drastic change in approach hasn’t been fast. Origins. In 1954, B.F. In the early 1960s, Robert F. First name.

Webinars In May 2010

The eLearning Coach

Note: I’ll be presenting on how to design graphics that impact learning on May 18th Post from: The eLearning Coach Webinars In May 2010. There are lots of great webinars happening in May. This is your chance to learn something new, ask questions and contribute to the ongoing conversation.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free. We can construct our very SLE using these free tools. She covered the major tools that can be used to create a Social Learning Environment for free or at a low cost. No related posts.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school. This list is meant for continuous learners and for procrastinators looking for distractions in the coming year. 1. Learn through Visual Search Engines. How would you like your search engine to show results in a collage? Spezify does just that. Ask a Question.

2010 Redux

Learn and Lead

2010 was a rather quiet year for my blog. Tweetstats tells me I posted only 854 tweets in 2010 against more than 2000 the previous year. Some of the posts I wrote in 2009 and 2008 continue to be popular and appear in the most read posts in 2010. My top 5 read posts in 2010 were: Rules for Kids and Teenagers for Facebook Usage (2009) is the most read post on my blog, not just last year but in this history of this blog. Lists Top posts of 2010 ReduxMy blog didn’t see much of me this year, only 24 posts this year. Tweeting also took back seat.

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LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

The LMS has been a hot discussion topic for some time now. There have been posts discussing its survival and a few posts before that discussing its future – Jane Hart posted what is the future of the lms reviewing useful of LMS, followed up by a similar post by Harold Jarche suggesting LMS is no longer the centre of the universe. Here is a very quick SWOT analysis of the LMS: Strengths. Weaknesses.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Selection Pane

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Have you ever been working on a slide with text, images, animations and some shapes. and then "lost" something? Perhaps you overlapped two objects and couldn't see one of them? Or maybe it was a teensy tiny little part to a whole that you hadn't grouped to the whole? Would you be super excited to learn that there is a simple solution to all of this?

PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck? I've found gauges a creative way to illustrate anything from progress through a course or presentation to positive to negative value scales. There are some relatively easy ways to build a gauge using shapes, but one of the fastest (and easily editable) ways I've found is to use Charts.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. www.online-educa.com December 1-3, 2010 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. Work is changing and, to keep pace with it, training is changing too. Which of these technology changes will impact training the most? think mobile applications are the game changer for training. Let me explain why I think that way. Why Mobile? Why Apps? Mobile apps are big business.

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Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

eLearning Acupuncture , September 9, 2009 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses - Learning Putty , January 18, 2010 Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009 Online Success - a recipe for learners and facilitators - Designed for Learning , February 14, 2010 5 laws of human nature and online collaborative communities - Thinking Cloud , December 18, 2009 37signals’ Idealogy Meets Online Training (Part 1): Meetings are Toxic - Mindflash , August 24, 2010 Teaching online forces better pedagogy - Learning Conversations , September 16, 2009 50 Web 2.0

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , May 8, 2010 I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest.