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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.

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material

TalentLMS

The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. The remaining faculty is intensely aversive to the notion of converting their hard-researched “notes” (eLearning translation: content), into something that can be downloaded (shudders). So, focus on time limit, not slide limits. Why the jeepers!! Good luck!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 1-Minute Learning Nuggets Project!

ZaidLearn

If we dissect a lecture or module (or whatever you want to call it). So, instead converting the whole lecture into multimedia with narration, why not focus our time on building quality learning nuggets that really matter. Created a few slides in PowerPoint 2013. Converted the slides to PDF (to keep the images and text intact). NOTHING NEW! The audio was so, so!

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

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.

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.

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.

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

SweetRush

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?

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.

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.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

You will get PowerPoint master slide layouts, themes, icons, etc. Convert the existing course materials. Converting and customizing the existing learning content will make the designers’ and Subject Matter Experts’ (SMEs) job much easy. Covering too much content in an online module will increase your budget. Yes, of course! Opt for free tools. Use E-learning templates.

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!

Interview with Carmen Simon – Part 2

eFront

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.

ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Google Docs or Zoho Tool that accurately converts my PowerPoint to Flash (including animations)? Zamzar Tool to share my slides? On the positive note, more and more tools are creating integration modules to widely used systems like Moodle and Facebook, so it might not be so difficult after all. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, April 2. Firefox e-Mail system? del.icio.us

E-Learning Trends and Challenges in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions

ZaidLearn

Though, let's hope that browsers will have auto-converters, or that Flash is updated to meet all Steve Jobs requirements, otherwise e-content developed in Flash would is useless on Apple-based mobile devices. one e-content module = 1 publication in a high impact journal), but you still need to find the time. It will be interesting to see how this project unfolds. Great guy! and x.0)

How to Transform Old Training Content into New Performance Support Tools

Mindflash

Convert classroom training materials into quick online training modules. Replace bullet-heavy and text-heavy PowerPoint slides in your next webinar with slides that ask a question of the audience. But when you’re staring down a hefty catalog of classroom training materials, where do you start? Recognize what a performance support tool is. Timely (i.e. Easy to use.

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

You start with a blank slide and then build your structure and interactivity. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. Books like Beyond Bullet Points and Slide:ology have done more than enough to show how to use PowerPoint for more than bullet point presentations. Your slide starts as a blank slate. The Truth About PowerPoint.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT How long does it take to create learning? The module will be created, learners will diligently take the module, completion will be recorded and no one will learn a thing! At 9/10/2009 11:23:00 AM , Anonymous said. I've done a 13-module, self-paced, Flash-based soft skills course with approximately 10-12 interactive exercises in each module, including branching videos and a variety of other things for around that price. eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0

Unfortunately in my world…

Tayloring it

We have also linked some of our rapid elearning modules to a couple of YouTube videos. In terms of converting legacy courses, it will mean streamlining everything—paring down over-sized multimedia elements as well as implementing a ‘less is more’ philosophy. People loose focus quickly in 2D meetings staring at slides on the screen with a disembodied voice. see source website).

Experiences with Elearning on the Mac

The Learning Generalist

If you look at the image above, you'll notice that a scenario spans a number of slides/ screens and it can become a little confusing to manage locks and branches. Keynote 08 (not 09) has the ability to generate a single SWF file for a series of slides. Its a bit of a pity that there are "no good rapid-elearning tools" (take this with a pinch of salt for now) for the Mac.

Questions to Ask Before Developing Training In-House

The Learning Dispatch

How do we translate our slide-based classroom training to an online environment (or, can we convert instructor-led training to web-based training without creating “death by PowerPoint?)?” This question is critical, particularly if your course developers and trainers are used to classroom instruction based heavily on slide presentations. Should I create the training in-house?”

Questions to Ask Before Developing Training In-House

The Learning Dispatch

How do we translate our slide-based classroom training to an online environment (or, can we convert instructor-led training to web-based training without creating “death by PowerPoint?)?” This question is critical, particularly if your course developers and trainers are used to classroom instruction based heavily on slide presentations. Should I create the training in-house?”

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Course Lab -  It offers WYSIWYG, built-in assessment tool, Course & Module structure pane, simple frame & action-based object’s animation, rich media support, RLO (Reusable Learning Object) capability, scenario building feature for complex multi-interactions, lots of interactivity capabilities and features, offers cascading rules, publish to various delivery channels incl. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Comes with a screen capture tool, spell checker (many RCATs do not), Slide audio recording & editing. 31st). RCAT Product of the Year.

eLearning Guild DemoFest Highlights #dl09

Learning Visions

iPhone App: Helping Parents Grades K-5 (Terri Gutierrez) Oregon Center for Applied Science [link] Took parenting website and converted to iPhone. Online host/video instructor guides through this module. Follow up to the eLearning Guild’s DemoFest held at DevLrn in San Jose this November. These are favorites of that event. These are my live blogged notes from the presentation.

Free as in Freedom: Experiences with Elearning on the Mac

The Learning Generalist

If you look at the image above, you'll notice that a scenario spans a number of slides/ screens and it can become a little confusing to manage locks and branches. Keynote 08 (not 09) has the ability to generate a single SWF file for a series of slides. Its a bit of a pity that there are "no good rapid-elearning tools" (take this with a pinch of salt for now) for the Mac.

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Google Docs or Zoho Tool that accurately converts my PowerPoint to Flash (including animations)? Odeo Studio Tool to convert text to speech? PDFCreator Tool to convert PDF to Word? QR Code Generator Tool to share my slides? want a FREE : Easy-to-use and secure Internet browser? Firefox e-Mail system? Gmail Social bookmarking tool? del.icio.us Easy, Moodle Hosted LMS?

LSG Webinar - Emerging learning tools you can't afford to miss

The Learning Generalist

So how do you make your photos look better on slides, elearning, etc. You will see some of these on my blog posts and demo elearning modules. great new tool Julies showed was Shape Collage , which can just convert a bunch of pictures you own into a collage of the shape of your choice. So here's a quick list of the tools that Julie showcased today. So what tool did Julie show?

E-Learning Trends and Challenges in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions

ZaidLearn

Though, let's hope that browsers will have auto-converters, or that Flash is updated to meet all Steve Jobs requirements, otherwise e-content developed in Flash would be useless on Apple-based mobile devices. one e-content module = 1 publication in a high impact journal), but you still need to find the time. It will be interesting to see how this project unfolds. Great guy! and x.0)