Free e-Learning books
NOVEMBER 14, 2010
That’s where this free 46-page ebook by Tom Kuhlmann comes in. 65 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your e-Learning Budget - eLearning Guild In this eBook you will find: 65 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your e-Learning Budget Article - Do More With Less by Marcia L. You can read the full text of the book here for free. There are free. Dunlap Learning 2.0
Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Here are some downloads of the learning interaction: Free template: Storyline learning interaction. Free template: PowerPoint learning interaction. Feel free to use the template as you like. Also, you can combine them with these other free templates which also have a flat UI design. Click here to view the previous post and get the free downloads. Weekly Updates.
A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets
JANUARY 3, 2012
To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Free E-Learning Templates. Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!). Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font. Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course. Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates.
Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses
OCTOBER 7, 2014
October 7 & 8 : Dallas (ASTD). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog I was building a demo for a workshop and needed a few safety training images. Fortunately Microsoft has some decent images available on their site.
5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates
APRIL 26, 2011
also used a couple of fonts from the free Google web fonts I mentioned a couple of weeks ago: Airstream and Arvo. You’re free to use it if you like. Feel free to download them and use as you wish. You can find them in the free downloads section or download them individually using the links below. June 8: Philadelphia, PA (ASTD)— How to Cultivate Communities of Practice.
5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning
JANUARY 17, 2012
Today we’ll look at five free desktop applications that you can use for basic image editing. But before we explore the free tools, a good budget-friendly option is Photoshop Elements. If you still want to go the free route, here are some good choices for desktop tools. There you have it—five free desktop applications that range from simple editing to high-end capabilities.
Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.
OCTOBER 31, 2010
As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. OpenMeetings is a free browser-based software that allows you to set up instantly a conference in the Web. Free for personal use ! not sure why.
Free Assets from the E-Learning Community
JANUARY 8, 2013
So in today’s post I am highlighting some of the free assets that your peers have recently shared in the elearning community. Free Road Signs. Here are some free road signs that are great for quick attention-getters or your next safety course. Hopefully these free assets are helpful. The exhibition is free. That’s OK. 12 Blurred Backgrounds. You can see it below.
25 More Free Display Graphics for Your E-Learning Courses
OCTOBER 11, 2011
In a previous post, I share 15 free display graphics that are commonly seen in elearning courses. Free Chalkboard and Whiteboards. offered these in a post about a year ago where I showed how to create the display boards and included links to some free fonts that would work well with these displays. 32 free chalkboard graphics. Feel free to use them as you wish.
5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates
JULY 17, 2012
Who doesn’t want free PowerPoint templates? In a previous post, I shared a simple way to get free PowerPoint templates from Microsoft’s Office Online with links to five usable templates. Here are a few more templates that are free to use via the Microsoft site. Download the free PowerPoint template here. Download the free PowerPoint template here. Tidbits.
5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning
JANUARY 31, 2012
In a previous post, we looked at five free desktop image editors. Here are a couple of additional free desktop applications shared by some blog readers. challenge with free software is that sometimes your organization isn’t comfortable with you downloading and installing applications that aren’t approved. As you can see, there are plenty of options for free graphics editing.
Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2010
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. I am sure that the most of us work with tight budgets and limited resources. by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,
Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial
DECEMBER 27, 2011
It’s that time of year to share gifts, so here’s an elearning template that you’re free to use as you wish. As always, I use the default template colors, so you’re free to easily modify the colors using PowerPoint’s color themes. Here’s a link to the free PowerPoint template. Feel free to use it as you wish. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ).
Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning
JANUARY 16, 2011
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Free text to speech. As of version 4.3,
15 Free Display Graphics to Use with Your E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
With that said here are a few ideas from previous posts and those are followed with some new ones and free downloads. Feel free to use them as you wish. Hope you enjoy the free resources. If you make some of your own projection screen images, feel free to share them with the community or via the comments link. WARNING: Course context is everything. Folder. TV Monitor.
Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Because it was so popular I decided to make another post that highlights all the ones that include free PowerPoint templates or other free assets. Be sure to take advantage of the free templates & assets in the elearning community , too. Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & How I Made It. Here’s a Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template. PowerPoint is hot.
Over 150 Free Fonts to Use in Your E-Learning Courses
APRIL 12, 2011
So when there’s an opportunity to get something for free I’m all for taking advantage of it. So today, we’ll look at how to get 174 free fonts from Google. You’ll need an application like 7zip (which is free and the one I use) to decompress the files. Are these really free? Anytime I do a post about free resources, I get questions about the licensing.
Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets
AUGUST 14, 2012
Here are some free office-themed templates and assets. Here’s a free PowerPoint template that features 10 layout options and also comes with a Quizmaker file. Original blog post that explains how to get more out of the free clip art. 32 free chalkboard graphics. These free templates and assets are great for office-themed presentations. Office template: download.
Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!)
JUNE 14, 2011
Feel free to download and use the template as you wish. Tidbits: I’ll be in North Carolina on Thursday doing a free Articulate jam session. June 16 : Elon University, NC. I’ll be in North Carolina and hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 16 : Atlanta, GA—ASTD: I’ll be doing two sessions. But that’s not the case for many of us. Click here to view the demo.
Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course
MAY 31, 2011
Free PowerPoint Template. Free isn’t always free. Tidbits: Here’s a list of some of my other upcoming speaking events and conferences: June 8: Philadelphia, PA (ASTD)— How to Cultivate Communities of Practice. June 9 : Langhorne, PA (ASTD)— Tips to Becoming an E-Learning Pro. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pr
Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Free PowerPoint Template. Of course, you may want to add some of the free displays from the previous post. Also, feel free to modify the template as you wish. For this template I used Bevan which is a free font available via the Google Web Fonts site. You can learn more about the site and get more free fonts via this post. Here’s the link to download the free PowerPoint template. Feel free to take it apart to see how it was constructed. hope you enjoy the free template. December 13 : UMBC (free webinar)— Simplifying Interactive E-Learning.
Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners
JANUARY 10, 2011
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5 PowerPoint E-Learning Tips & A Free Template
APRIL 17, 2012
Quick overview of what’s in the free PowerPoint template. Feel free to share it by clicking on the comments link. July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. July: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ).
Over 45 Free Speech Bubbles to Make Your E-Learning Courses Talk
MARCH 22, 2011
Not only can you find all of the resources from previous blog posts, but you can also get a bunch of other free assets to help with your elearning design. You can probably find some free ones at sites like dafont.com. Use Microsoft’s clip organizer to manage all of the free assets. That will make it easier to find and insert the free speech bubbles. Bonus Tips.
More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template
DECEMBER 28, 2010
also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! Click to download the free PowerPoint template. Get more out of the free images you get from Microsoft Office. Using fill effects to enhance free notebook template. Free motion path tool for PowerPoint and how to use it. Free Pattern Fill Tool for PowerPoint 2007.
Tips on Managing All of Those Free Fonts
APRIL 19, 2011
In previous posts we’ve looked at how to acquire lots of fonts: How to get more than 100 free fonts and create your own. Download free web fonts from Google. Those posts were rich with free fonts and other resources. myFontbook.com is a free site that will load up and display all of your installed fonts. May 22-25 : Orlando, FL— ASTD International Conference & Expo.
10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning
JUNE 1, 2010
Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. It’s an audio editor that is free and easy to use for beginners. It’s also free, which is a big plus. The tools above are free and help you get better sounding audio. Even if you don’t have money, there are some free resources available to you. Free Music Archive.
PowerPoint Animations Made Easy with This Free Tool
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
Feel free to share your thoughts via the comments link. Here are a few events that may interest you: I’ll be in Baton Rouge ASTD on October 12. I’m setting up a free Articulate Jam session for October 13 (8:30-11:00). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro PowerPoint has some great animation features. Tidbits.
Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
In today’s post, I’ll show you how to build a laptop monitor inspired by the free laptop image file you can get from the psdGraphics site. Of course if you don’t want to build the laptop image yourself, feel free to download the PowerPoint file or the laptop images I created from the Elearning Heroes community: Original PowerPoint file : feel free to deconstruct and see how it was built.
Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
To help you relax and enjoy the last few days of summer, I’ve included a free tab-themed elearning template. Feel free to download it and use as you wish. If you’re interested in having a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Comes with all sorts of free resources, too. October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). Sign up now.
7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template
OCTOBER 5, 2010
For example, I’m going to be in Baton Rouge next week. I’m doing a session for the local ASTD. It’s free and makes resizing and converting your images super easy. So you can unzip it with a free product like 7zip. I’ve even played around with changing the extension from.PPTX to.ZIP. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro
The Most Practical Rapid E-Learning Tips from 2012
JANUARY 1, 2013
Free Applications. Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning. Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning. Free Assets. Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets. Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates. Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets. Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses.
Here’s Another Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template
AUGUST 3, 2010
Had a great time last week in Indianapolis presenting to the Central Indiana ASTD chapter. So I had time to kill and decided to pull together a free elearning template for the blog readers. Feel free to download it and make your own changes. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro One is new and looks great.
More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
We discussed it in this blog post on finding free stock images. Usually the local ASTD, ISPI, or STC chapters contact me about doing workshops. It’s not free, but it does a great job. Poladroid is one I’ve mentioned before on a post about free applications. Method Draw is a free vector editor that runs in your browser. Free Tabs Interaction Template.
How Your Skills Can Change the World & Help Build a Professional Portfolio
JUNE 5, 2012
This library of courses is free of charge and available to anyone working to reduce poverty and alleviate suffering in the developing world. July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. How to Volunteer.
A Simple PowerPoint Technique to Make Your E-Learning Courses Look Good
JULY 3, 2012
July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ).
How Can Infographics Produce Better E-Learning Courses?
MARCH 27, 2012
If you need some good free fonts, check out this post where you learned how to get 150 free fonts from Google web fonts. There are all sorts of free icons and vector images that you can use to help in your course design. Here are some resources to find free or low cost icons and vectors. In my book, free should be free! Free Icons Web. That’s right.