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PowerPoint: Converting Presentations to HTML5 with iSpring Converter

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

 But in iSpring Converter , I have finally found a PowerPoint distribution tool to really like.   Here's what iSpring Converter does. Imagine you want to create an eLearning module in PowerPoint and then distribute it--to everyone (even people on iPads and iPhones). The apparent functionality was created with PowerPoint triggers and actions, which cause the presentation to branch to the relevant slide.   Enter iSpring Converter. by AJ George    If I don't like a PowerPoint app or add-on, rest assured I'll tell you.

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how Articulate Storyline helps customize online training modules according to your requirements. Here are 5 examples of customized components in online training modules developed in Articulate Storyline. 1.  Converting any Slide into a Quiz Question. This blog shares how to convert any slide into a quiz question in Articulate Storyline.

Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Are you looking to convert them into good e-learning materials that can be accessed easily by your people? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. You need to follow a three phase process to convert the PDF into a self-paced, technology-enabled learning curriculum.

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Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

CommLab India

A manufacturing firm wanted to convert its instructor-led compliance training program to an e-learning course. They converted their PowerPoint decks into an online course using Articulate Storyline with a full narration of the text in the PowerPoint slides. When text-heavy ILT courses are converted to e-learning modules, it makes teaching of complex concepts easier.

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The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Those new to creating eLearning courses will find this post useful in answering their questions and providing them with a checklist of things to consider during the process of converting existing content, which goes far beyond simply transferring content to an online format. There are three main formats for eLearning modules: Read and click. So, focus on time limit, not slide limits.

Code of Conduct Training – Challenges in Converting Manual Resources to Online Training

CommLab India

Converting manual resources into e-learning courses comes with its own set of challenges. It is not about converting PowerPoint slides into an e-learning module or posting a recorded lecture online. Converting content that is already out of date will not serve any purpose. The text can be converted to summative bullet points with relevant imagery.

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Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

If you are an expert in your field and have some great training up your sleeve, why not convert it into elearning courses? Just imagine the frustration of online learners if you push that presentation online, with no further modifications, and all the learners see is slide after slide of bulleted points with no supplemental information or engagement to make them stick to the training. Include short quizzes after each module and end your course with a comprehensive final exam. eLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay. Analyze the learning environment.

Tips To Convert Your PPT into an Effective Online Learning Course

CommLab India

One big risk in using “converted” PowerPoint presentations as the basis for online learning is that when a PowerPoint is converted into an online course (with maybe only a quiz at the end), it not only lacks instructional value, but also has a negative impact on learners. Simply converting PPTs can have serious consequences for your e-learning. Set clear learning objectives.

The 3 Phase Process to Develop an Online Curriculum in 20 Days

CommLab India

Recently , one of our clients in the medical device space asked us to convert a PDF file on the documentation norms prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into an interesting e-learning curriculum. The content under each head was presented as a micro online learning module. The ID team determined the number of slides in each module and what each slide would contain.

How to Avoid These Three Pain Points for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

Many of them are very basic–consisting of mostly slides, simple graphics, and bullet points. I’ll assume that the people who do take the courses probably don’t find then all that exciting. slide with bullet point content isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Then convert the bullet points into more meaningful content. Learning Pain Point #1: Courses are Boring.


Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

couldn’t believe how easy it was to take what I built in PowerPoint and easily convert it to an e-learning course. Some of their customers had PowerPoint slide decks and wanted to convert them into courses. It’s one slide and no layers. It’s easier to build smaller modules and then deliver them over spaced intervals. What You Need to Do in 2017.

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A Simple PowerPoint Technique to Make Your E-Learning Courses Look Good

Rapid eLearning

These are courses that look like a bunch of modules that are cobbled together rather a single course. This file demonstrated common issues with many PowerPoint slides: Inconsistent use of design elements. The subject matter expert created boxes on the slides. None of this was a factor in the original slides. None of the content was created using the slide master.

Instructor-Led Material Development Made Easy

Obsidian Learning

You can convert presentationsto Word documents, but this usually results in inconsistent layouts and formatting – requiring developers to spend extra time adjusting formatting and image sizes. Wouldn’t it be great if you could automate the process of converting PowerPoints to effective instructor and learner guides? Challenges of ILT Development. Well, now you can. Features.

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7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

While corporates are increasingly realising that classroom delivery is not necessarily the most effective pedagogy for employee development, neither is delivering the training in exactly the same way via a webinar or converting the PowerPoint slides into an online module. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. Sourcing content. Networking.

What Is E-learning? – Is It Just a Glorified PPT?

CommLab India

So, when you convert a classroom PPT into an online course, you must gather the “missing” 50% of the content to ensure the course has a smooth, logical flow. 2. Content in PowerPoint slides is often not organized effectively. In a vast majority of cases, learning materials in the form of PowerPoint presentations contain slides merely lined up to display content. Here’s why. 1.

The SME’s Fault - They Think That All Content Is Important

Vignettes Learning

We succumb to producing long courses (sometimes never deviating) from the SMEs’ PowerPoint slide decks. On the other hand, if there is an immediate recognition that the subject is “foreign” to us and our goal is to use a process to make the content useful, shorter, relevant and easy to deliver, our focus shifts from merely converting content to making it immediately useful.

Making The Jump Into eLearning—12 Tips For a Strong Start

SHIFT eLearning

On the other hand, you can add more information in additional modules with regular testing, which is convenient for users. Module access to users can also be made conditional; they can access it after going through previous module or passing through specified assessment. 4) Monitor performance. 11) Special care should be taken when converting class-based course.

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

The selection pane displays the objects on the slide. Then I can apply that to the other objects on the slide. This is one of my favorite features because anything you build in PowerPoint with animations, narration, and multiple slides can be saved as a single video file. In PowerPoint 2010 files are saved as.wmv and need to be converted to.mp4. My advice? Easy as that.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

While it does slide into the UX/UI, it has components that stand alone. Their coaching/expert module is outstanding, although I wish it was included as part of the system, rather than as a separate entity.  . One of the very first vendors where you can upload your video and the system automatically converts it to SCORM 1.2.  I love information.  Knowledge.  Insight.  Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. Every day, I read cover to cover The New York Times , Washington Post and LA Times.  It’s an addiction. want to know. Who is out there? Docebo.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Simultaneously record narration, capture screen motion, and synchronize audio with slides and timed objects. Support for GIFT Format Easily convert offline questions into a GIFT format question bank that you can draw on to create quizzes. Import GIFT format questions quickly and conveniently into Adobe Captivate projects to create assessment modules. by Kevin Siegel. In the good old days, software companies released major upgrades to their products every 2-3 years. Like it or not, the upgrade cycles have gotten shorter and shorter. 14 months? WCAG 2.0). so stay tuned.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process. Use audio and video to create impactful learning. Learning

Getting it Right: A 3-Step Approach to Building Your Online Course

360 Training

Follow this 3-step approach to convert your ideas and expertise into marketable courses. If you already have the course content written, you can start by writing a short course description, dividing your content into lessons and/or modules, and developing the learning objectives to go along with each section. During this phase, you need to decide which content would go in the course’s slides and the elements that can go well with the content. Write short introductions and summaries for each module. Interested in teaching online ? Step 1: Decide on a topic.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Company-wide training modules by an IT Process & Quality Manager at a Large Global Communications Corporation. Company-wide training modules by a Lead Courseware Developer at a Security Products Corporation. But instead of recording themselves against the slides, they used TTS. don't have a particularly great voice for adding to the slide so that's a factor. Since our training modules are used world-wide, in English, we wanted voice as well as text (all our training modules have both). Are there places where text-to-speech makes sense? Case Study B.

First-Time Storyboarding

E-learning Uncovered

For our internship project, we were converting the materials from an existing instructor-led training into an online course. Finished storyboards and completed modules from Artisan’s previous courses for the same client provided both examples and templates. This week’s blog entry features reflections on their experiences as first-time storyboarders.  . Trust the learning process.

Articulate 360 – Easy Authoring Features of Storyline 360

CommLab India

Studio 360 – a tool to rapidly convert PPT files into online courses. These applications enable Articulate 360 to meet the online learning development needs of the 21 st century such as creating device-agnostic courses and video-based training modules. You can also zoom slides to edit content easily and change the language of the interface from English into the following: Chinese.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

It can offer mobile learning with responsive and on/off synch, social with vast capabilities, gamification, curation, LRS or Tin Can, PENS (type of compliance standard), video courses, video converter and much more. Many modules including compensation, recruiting, performance, etc., Consolidation rates continue to be extremely low and hello (newbie) versus goodbye (leave the market) is heavily sliding with “hello” Wild West. Talent Management – slowly sliding under E-Learning (good or bad from your perspective). 620 and counting. . Learning Systems.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

Several years ago we engaged a vendor to create three eLearning modules for a new product launch. As you know, good quality eLearning modules are expensive. Since then, I have created numerous eLearning modules, games, assessments, and other content. I’ve expanded to using  Toolbook  and other software. My largest project to date was the creation of three learning modules for a (different) new product launch. Authoring software can be relatively simple, such as packages that convert PowerPoint slides to a SCORM compliant module.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

For example, discussion forums can be used to encourage debate and collaborative learning when tied to a particular course or module. PowerPoint Slide Presentations. Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7


Captivate is quite capable of handling standard static and interactive training modules, as well as more ambitious custom projects with complex interactions and gamification elements. Using Captivate, developers can convert PowerPoint files into more advanced web-ready digital formats with added interactive and tracking functionality. How easy is it to start working with Captivate 7?

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

common approach would be to display some slides of information about dos and don’ts, and then to present a generic fact check, like, “What’s the best way to dispose of a used needle?” So here’s the first thing learners see in this module. 18, at 10 AM Sydney time ( convert to your local time). Here’s how it could work. Example.

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

common approach would be to display some slides of information about dos and don’ts, and then to present a generic fact check, like, “What’s the best way to dispose of a used needle?” So here’s the first thing learners see in this module. 18, at 10 AM Sydney time ( convert to your local time). Here’s how it could work. Example.

Interview with Carmen Simon – Part 2


Over the past five years or so, traffic school content has been converted to online training so that people can complete it online. DE – in your presentation research, you talk about the “10% slide”—ways of reinforcing the key messages that you want to get across by, and repeating it throughout a presentation. For presentations, we don’t have that luxury. Here’s an example.

3 Ways to Use Adobe Connect

Integrated Learnings

Event hosts can upload these ahead of time and Adobe Connect will convert them to a Flash format. They can be invited by a host and simply control slides while the host handles all the other necessary tasks for a meeting. As a participant they will be able to see slides, hear audio, and participate in chat. Attendees can use markup tools to annotate slide shows, images, and even streaming video. These could be simulations, games, or self-paced e-learning modules. by Jonathan Shoaf. Adobe Connect is one of the leading virtual classroom products on the market.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. Once it’s online, they realize that many of the courses look like PowerPoint slides. When shopping for tools I recommend that instead of looking at a list of features, you build the same mini module with each tool. Here’s a cool example where the Qwiki site is inserted into an elearning module. Voila!