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How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

PowerPoint has always been my go-to graphic design tool (as I’ve explained in several of my other posts: here , here , and here ). Even as I’ve learned how to use advanced graphic design programs like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, I’ve always believed that PowerPoint can be just as…well, powerful! figured, why not create editable icons that anyone could edit directly in PowerPoint?

Free PowerPoint Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Today we are giving away four PowerPoint Templates and a few other goodies for your eLearning. These PowerPoint Templates can be used in all your standard eLearning authoring tools (iSpring, Snap, Articulate Presenter, and Adobe Presenter). To download these free templates, we invite you to get a  Free eLearning Templates  account. Free PowerPoint Templates.

Create Hand-Drawn Graphics in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

After using the tablet for a few weeks with the software it provided, I discovered that PowerPoint (and most other Microsoft Office products) supports the use of “Ink Tools” when you have a graphics tablet plugged in. What I love about this is that anything you draw is editable within PowerPoint. Click here to download the PowerPoint file. Enjoy!


5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Our Microsoft PowerPoint Graphics are the best in the business, and with good reason. Not only are you getting amazing charts, graphics and icons, but each one is fully customizable and built natively in PowerPoint to give you the fullest amount of control over the look and feel of each template. These are the five categories of graphics that see the most downloads. Animated.

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I typically write about PowerPoint as it pertains to eLearning. This time I'd like to share a cool add-on I've discovered for PowerPoint for live presentations. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide.  The service is not free, but you'll receive 20 credits with your download.

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download. Download.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate,  Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Include interactivity.

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint. Usually you need an illustration app.EPS files can be ungrouped and modified in PowerPoint. EPS or.AI

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with PowerPoint. PowerPoint Tip 1: Step Away from the PowerPoint Template. My advice? Easy as that.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. How to Edit the Free PowerPoint Template. Here are a few production tips: These tutorials give you a very good overview of how to work with this free PowerPoint template. Download the free PowerPoint template here.

PowerPoint: My New Favorite (Free!) Video Converter

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  I have written a few articles on how to get online videos (like YouTube) into PowerPoint presentations (links below).   PowerPoint 2007 (with internet).    PowerPoint 2007 (without internet).   PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac.   PowerPoint 2010. " PowerPointby AJ George.  The service was also very basic.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint


I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. also included some free downloads that you can use in your own slideshows, such as the stock music I used, as well as some templates to help you with your own slideshows.

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Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

Visual Lounge

Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. Did you know that, until recently, PowerPoint lacked the option to save a presentation as a video? This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint? You can download a free trial here.

Free PowerPoint Template: Tabs Interaction

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop I showed the difference between creating interactive elearning in PowerPoint and Storyline. Following is the free PowerPoint template and the corresponding Storyline version. Click here to download the free template. Free PowerPoint Template. Click here to download the free PowerPoint templates. One of them was a tabs interaction. Following

Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift

Rapid eLearning

Here’s another free PowerPoint template that you’re free to use in your online training courses. See the Free PowerPoint Template in Action. Below is an example of the free PowerPoint template without any content in it. The first example is the PowerPoint version of the template and the second example is the Storyline version of the template. Updated agenda.

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 original answer referenced this tutorial:  Puzzle Pictures in PowerPoint. Download the puzzlepicture zip file at this link. Start PowerPoint.

Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you follow this blog then you know that I’m a big fan of PowerPoint. But is PowerPoint the best option if you want to create interactive elearning? Here’s What Makes PowerPoint Special. Just so you know that this isn’t just another trendy PowerPoint bashing post, I’m starting with some of the cool things you can do with PowerPoint.

Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

There’s a PowerPoint version and one for Articulate Storyline 2 that offers a lot more interactivity. You’ll also notice that there’s a big difference between a PowerPoint-based template and one created in Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint is generally a linear presentation product. In PowerPoint you’re mostly limited to click interactions. Working with Templates.

Draw a spotlight in PowerPoint


Download the source files. You can download the source files to follow along with the lesson and use in your own projects. eLearning Templates Graphic Design Tips PowerPoint

How to Open PowerPoint Presentations Online

iSpring Solutions

Problem : How to open a PowerPoint presentation without PowerPoint? Solution : Whether you don’t have Microsoft PowerPoint at all or have an old version that doesn’t open presentations created with newer versions, that’s not a problem! In fact, there’s no need to download PowerPoint or any other software to view a PowerPoint presentation. Shared.

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PowerPoint: Another Polling Tool, Poll Everywhere

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One of our readers,  April Edmonds  let me know that she has used an alternate polling app for her PowerPoint presentations,  Poll Everywhere. I After using both applications, I think they are solid choices if you're in the market for a polling feature to add to your PowerPoint presentations.   PowerPoint  Click here for pricing plans.

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How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. There are hundreds of sites to download free vector images that can be used for your presentations and online training courses. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint. SOLD OUT.

How to Make a Star Wars BB-8 in PowerPoint


I use PowerPoint more for graphics than anything else. In PowerPoint. I had some time in-between tasks, so why not. This BB-8 can be created and animated in any PowerPoint version 2010 or higher. First, let’s break it down to individual shapes in PowerPoint Slide 1. PowerPoint Slide 2: The Head. PowerPoint Slides 3 and 4: The Body. Download File.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George    When creating PowerPoint presentations and moving them from one computer to another, one area of concern is fonts. the Mac versions of PowerPoint can't embed fonts, nor can they use fonts embedded in a PC-born presentation. In PowerPoint, you'll notice all fonts have either a TT (TrueType)  or an  O (OpenType)  next to them in the font list. The easiest way is to download and install  Microsoft's TrueType Font Properties Extension. Open your presentation in PowerPoint.   PowerPoint

Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates

Rapid eLearning

couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. created a PowerPoint tutorial that goes through both tips in more detail. PowerPoint Tip: Use Pattern Fills for Image Placeholders. In PowerPoint, we can create all sorts of master slide layouts and add a whole host of placeholders. learning Graphics PowerPoint Templates Tutorials Uncategorized

PowerPoint: Presentation Apps for iDevices

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For this reason I thought it would be a good idea to investigate some just-in-time app solutions for presenting PowerPoint presentations on the road.  To use SlideShark, you first upload your PowerPoint presentation from your computer to Then you download the SlideShark app on your iPad. iPhone: iPresenter for Microsoft PowerPoint Hypothetically speaking, this app will allow you to move through presentations on your computer by using your iPhone as a remote.   PowerPoint  Spoiler alert:  it didn't go well.

eLearning Brothers Makes a Powerful Point by Acquiring Get My Graphic

eLearning Brothers

This acquisition continues eLearning Brothers’ commitment to serve the eLearning Community, this time by providing high-end PowerPoint graphics to it’s customers. The PowerPoint template library includes over 9,000 vector based PowerPoint files, created natively in PowerPoint. We also see that all of our customers use PowerPoint and Keynote outside of eLearning.

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you share your PowerPoint online, those viewers can find it. Here are five of the best ways to share a PowerPoint presentation online. Let others download your original file. Of course, one method is to simply upload your PowerPoint to Google Drive or DropBox and give the link to a friend. Concerns: If the user does not have PowerPoint, your content will be inaccessible. If the user has an older version of PowerPoint, important features may be lost. You can upload PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote and OpenDocument. Turn your presentation into a video.

Aren’t You Lucky! Over 40 New eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

These are an instant download for paid subscribers. Start downloading now! Or learn more about  PowerPoint Graphic Library membership. PowerPoint Templates ( iSpring , Snap, Articulate Presenter , Adobe Presenter ).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . New eLearning Templates Recently Launched. Not a member?

Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Learning Interaction Downloads. Here are some downloads of the learning interaction: Free template: Storyline learning interaction. Free template: PowerPoint learning interaction. PowerPoint with the assets: so you can modify them if you want. Click here to view the previous post and get the free downloads. Day 1: PowerPoint’s for E-Learning. Sign up here.

Online Learning Maker Faire Pre-Session Downloads

Kapp Notes

The participants will download the trial software for each software we are going to discuss and get to experiment for 20 minutes on a small project and then move to the next station. Also, we will be using PowerPoint to create a timer and take notes right on our slides. If you don’t have audio software, you can download Audacity for free and us that software. Codebaby (PC).

More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

Rapid eLearning

A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. That means your success building courses is influenced by how well you know PowerPoint. To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources. Here are a few posts that cover some of the essentials tips and tricks required for successful PowerPoint-based rapid elearning.

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

With all that content, there's a good chance you might find some videos on YouTube that you'd like to put in your PowerPoint presentation. I've previously written about how to go about doing this in PowerPoint 2007 with an internet connection and without an internet connection as well as how to do this in PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac. " Tags: PowerPoint

How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

worked for a multi-billion dollar company that had one official PowerPoint template that had to be used for all things PowerPoint regardless of what was being built. Microsoft’s Online Office site is a great resource for free PowerPoint templates. prefer designs that use the default color schemes in PowerPoint so that I can quickly add my own color schemes. Tidbits.