Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts
MARCH 7, 2017
Looking at the free icons reminded me of simple trick we show in our PowerPoint workshops. It’s one I’ve shared in the past when I showed how to create custom shapes in PowerPoint , but today I’m adding a bit more detail. You’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer. Again, you’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer for this. Here are the basic steps.
Free PowerPoint Templates for eLearning
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
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.
How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
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! Click here to download these fully-editable icons (PPT & PNG).
Create Hand-Drawn Graphics in PowerPoint + Free Download
OCTOBER 24, 2014
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!
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
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PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 6, 2012
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.
PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training
OCTOBER 15, 2014
If you are looking to add a little fun competition to your classroom training, check out our GameShow PowerPoint Template (and our eLearning Games ). The GameShow PowerPoint template is one of my favorites because you can buy a “buzz-in” game system that will add a higher level of excitement to any Q&A. Do this by saving, closing PowerPoint, and reopening.
Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
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.
PowerPoint: My New Favorite (Free!) Video Converter
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 2, 2011
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.
Top PowerPoint Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2014
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. I was asked recently about my favorite PowerPoint tips and tricks. My advice?
Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
When we started this blog in 2007, PowerPoint-based elearning was all the rage, and for good reason. Today, the elearning market is different and PowerPoint elearning isn’t as important (or relevant) as it was ten years ago. It’s something I shared in this blog post on why PowerPoint isn’t the right tool for interactive elearning. Top PowerPoint Tips.
Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction
JULY 21, 2015
Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. I 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. Click here to see the free template demo.
How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint
APRIL 26, 2016
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
Free PowerPoint Template: Tabs Interaction
DECEMBER 22, 2015
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.
How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint
APRIL 24, 2014
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. Set up Slide Masters.
Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. I 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.
Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift
JULY 28, 2015
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. Enjoy!
PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 29, 2012
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.
Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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.
How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint
JUNE 16, 2015
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.
Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning
DECEMBER 8, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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.
PowerPoint: Another Polling Tool, Poll Everywhere
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 13, 2012
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.
Draw a spotlight in PowerPoint
MARCH 31, 2016
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
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
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.
PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 27, 2012
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
How to Make a Star Wars BB-8 in PowerPoint
MARCH 4, 2016
I use PowerPoint more for graphics than anything else. In PowerPoint. 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. PowerPoint Slide 5: Assemble. PowerPoint Animated Slide.
PowerPoint: Presentation Apps for iDevices
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 12, 2012
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 www.slideshark.com. 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.
Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates
JUNE 28, 2016
A couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. I 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. It allows me to find new ways to do things. Very clever.
eLearning Brothers Makes a Powerful Point by Acquiring Get My Graphic
MAY 19, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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.
Online Learning Maker Faire Pre-Session Downloads
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
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).
Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
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.
Dozens of Free Dingbat Fonts for Commercial Use
MARCH 14, 2017
Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. E-learning Free Downloads Graphics Multimedia PowerPoint Visual DesignThey’re great for creating icons or bullet lists. They tend to produce good results. Free Faces & Character Fonts.
Aren’t You Lucky! Over 40 New eLearning Templates
MARCH 10, 2016
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?
More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!
AUGUST 16, 2011
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.