PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 13, 2011
In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies could be a bit of a laborious task. You won't be clicking your mouse to continue the presentation once it is a movie and you may find that the default transition time goes too fast (or not fast enough) for your liking. The good news: In PowerPoint 2007, not only did you need to go in to Windows Movie Maker to convert your presentations to movies, but in doing so you lost any transitions or animation effects you may have added. by AJ George. Click Save.
PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 4, 2011
Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube. If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. by AJ George. " PowerPoint
PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 16, 2010
I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default). The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.
Creating a Simple Video in Windows Movie Maker
The Learning Dispatch
MAY 1, 2014
Windows Movie Maker comes prepackaged with Windows operating systems and is more than capable of producing a decent video. What you''ll need: Windows Movie Maker (download here ) A video file ( here is a list of supported video formats, under "What kind of files can I import?". If your file has not been saved in one of these formats, you may need to convert it to a supported format.
The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement.
OCTOBER 30, 2015
We all know it is there, and that clearly millions of people love gaming, but video games just don’t seem to get everyone excited in the same way that, say, movies do. The reality is that the video game (gamification) industry is twice the size of the movie industry and three times the size of the music industry, going on 2013 figures. So is gaming or gamification as big as we think?
Last days of the world’s fastest ocean liner
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Made of lightweight aluminum with R&D funded by the Department of Defense (since the United States could be converted into the world’s fastest troop ship.). We went to see the movie Run Silent Run Deep four times. On its inaugural voyage in 1952, the sleek S.S. We were to travel on the S.S. United States! Another military brat and I landed our own cabin. United States.
7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. Mind your mobile audience, and make sure your content converts well and remains available on smartphones and tablets, as well as laptops and desktop computers. Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology.
The Return Of Video To eLearning
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Several organizations even chose to convert their video elearning to Flash based elearning. I don’t agree with that; if you recollect a movie you watched that has had a lasting impact on your thinking you know engagement and interaction are different things. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Why Video Again? Look at the two videos below.
3 Insider Tips to Unleash Multimedia in E-learning
AUGUST 30, 2016
Kuhlmann cites the example of the movie Jaws where the music kept the audience waiting anxiously for events to unfold and advises online course designers to replicate similar experiences. How can you engage your online learners effectively? What does it take to ensure your learners actively participate in the learning process? Get the graphics right. Hope you liked this post.
Learn How to Build Effective E-Learning with this Free E-Book
MAY 18, 2015
They enabled people to create their content in PowerPoint and convert it to the Flash. Essentially, each slide was converted to a Flash movie. I’m not sure you noticed but we just updated the Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. The first edition of the free e-book was released in 2007, and as you can imagine a lot has changed in our industry.
Engaging the Passive Learner
JULY 15, 2015
These learners have the innate ability to convert knowledge into performance and hone their personal lives at the same time. Here’s how you will convert a potential star performer from passive to active: Peer to Peer Collaboration Without discussing what we learn and experience is like watching a movie without a debriefing session with friends. The world would have been perfect (near perfect) if learners would soak in knowledge and make a difference in the world around them. They are a true inspiration in the learning community. Human beings are social creatures.
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
Big blockbuster movies – some that will make you cheer and others that you will demand your money back. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Think of it as going to the movies – you can see one that is in the small shoebox theater or one in the large size theater – with lots of seats and a/c that always works. 10 Training Bricks – Bricklayer.
How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)
JULY 13, 2015
Thanks to new platforms like HTML5, Apple users happily stream movies, games, and other multimedia on their tablets and phones without the use of Flash. Here are a few of your options: Convert ($): If you’re short on time and money, a straight conversion of content from Flash to an HTML5-based program is your best bet. Consider this: In 2011, 28.5 Today, only 10.7
Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
APRIL 16, 2012
When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. For instance, Chloe Fan kept all her movie tickets since 2001. Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. Quick messages. Scanning.
How to Create Educational Animations in PowerPoint to “Gamify” Your Course
MAY 21, 2015
Whether it is a small moving arrow that indicates a location on a diagram, or a full-fledged cartoon-style movie on a specific topic, educational animations are images that contain movement which is intended to increase perception and retention of relevant content. Such animations can be helpful in a traditional classroom environment, but are by no means limited to such a medium: with e-Learning tools like iSpring, even the most advanced animations created in PowerPoint can readily be converted to an e-course. Fireworks, flags, flashing lights, etc. What is Educational Animation?
Dev Team Highlights from 2014
DECEMBER 22, 2014
For our customers using LRS (Learning Record Store), OpenSesame can easily convert SCORM and AICC results to Tin Can format for forwarding into any third-party LRS. This allows sellers to offer a short video, much like a movie trailer or commercial, informing learners about the course. OpenSesame Plus was by far our biggest project of the year. 2015 Sneak Peek. Shhhh! OpenSesame
PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 3, 2010
Navigate to www.mediaconverter.org (there are other free media converters, but I've tried and had success with this one) and click enter a link. From the Standard toolbar, select the Media tool and choose Insert Movie (if you do not see this toolbar, from the Menu bar, choose View > Toolbars > Standard ). The Insert Movie dialog box appears. Click go to the next step.
Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. It can also convert your AVIs to SWFs. Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. They can be used to: demonstrate processes step-by-step in a tutorial.
Using Lectora to Sync Audio
JANUARY 4, 2012
Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. For example, if you created your audio as a WAV file, you will need to use a program like Adobe Media Encoder to convert it to an FLV file. by Jonathan Shoaf. They are familiar with the timeline concept and setting events within the timeline.
Your Name in Star Wars Aurebesh built in Storyline
JANUARY 4, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not just another movie to carry on the franchise, rather the rebirth of one of the largest pop cultures the world has ever seen. At first, my family and I discussed that we would wait until after opening weekend and catch the movie the following week. Design an interaction where users can enter their own name and it be converted into Aurebesh.
Why the Best Digital Learning Has An Even Better Storyline
JANUARY 26, 2017
Both kids and adults alike have emotional connections to those stories, whether it’s the tearjerker realization in The Lion King or the laughter that drives a movie like Finding Dory. When a learner feels something, again and again, he or she is more likely to convert the accompanying information from short-term to long-term memory. Cave paintings are more than just pretty pictures. Our ancestors used stories as a way to pass information from generation to generation. Centuries later, we’re still using stories to pass data from person to person. Writing the Script. Awesome.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2015
I’m sitting in a comfortable wide seat that converts into a bed. No music, no movies, no route maps, just crapola television. I’m writing this from the first class cabin on a United flight from Houston to Munich. We have been plied with champagne, prosciutto, steak, cheese, (had to pass on the salad and ice cream sundae courses), free-flowing wine, and cognac. I’m not. Dumb as dirt.
Effective Rapid eLearning from Classroom Learning Content?
APRIL 8, 2013
I used the movie Karate Kid (1984) as a metaphor for eLearning development. I reiterate that it takes more than converting content into online electronic formats in order to develop rapid eLearning modules. In the said blog I mentioned that it is unfortunate that “in converting content to e-learning, many developers only migrate the facts as printed in handouts. Synthesis.
AUGUST 2, 2016
So, what can instructional designers do to convert legacy programs to modern eLearning? In a nutshell, HTML5 is recognized as a great standard because it can do a lot of complicated tasks, such as playing movies, music, animations, and even more complex applications, without requiring users to download numerous plug-ins. eLearning Tools legacy eLearning
13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
DECEMBER 2, 2014
It’s easier than ever to capture activity on your iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. I’ve also had great results with a basic lapel mic and a USB converter. It’s just a matter of plugging your iOS 8 device into a Mac running Yosemite and then firing up a tool like Camtasia for Mac or TechSmith AppShow. Prepare your iOS device. Don’t lose track of time.
3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment
JULY 14, 2016
Many such historical diaries have been converted into films, often the protagonist is the narrator, as the story is structured as a first person narrative – that is, we see events through the eyes of the protagonist. We often experience deeper and richer feelings about the writer in such movies. Writing is the primary mode of communication in an eLearning environment.
The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Microsoft has the excellent Windows Movie Maker that comes pre-installed with most Windows versions (and it can also be downloaded online for free) and Apple offers its own very good iMovie editor for just $14.99. Deciding to embrace eLearning for your employee training has become a no-brainer nowadays. Let’s begin with the most essential content creation tools: 1) A text-editor.
Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology
JANUARY 22, 2013
Converting lectures to digital assets. Inverting or “flipping” the classroom is accomplished by using a variety of media-rich technologies like screencasts, lecture capture, podcasts and video to convert lectures from a fleeting moment in the classroom into digital assets that can be played by students on demand. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D. The jury is still out. Is it too long?
Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?
OCTOBER 25, 2011
I use PowerPoint to edit my graphics, create illustrations, videos, and Flash movies. Use PowerPoint to Build Flash Movies & Illustrations. In a previous post I mentioned that the PowerPoint-to-Flash tools convert your slides to Flash movies. The first tab uses the form that comes with the tools and the second consists of a Flash movie created in PowerPoint.
Kirkpatrick Model Good or Bad? The Epic Mega Battle!
Will at Work Learning
MARCH 25, 2015
As they might say in the movies, the Kirkpatrick Model is not one of God''s own prototypes! So we do want a working, well-tuned, engine, but we also want a clutch or torque converter, transmission, universal joint, driveshaft, differential, etc. Clark Quinn and I have started debating top-tier issues in the workplace learning field. I also think they help me learn. Here’s the thing.
Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Slide Layer, Convert to Freeform, Zoom Region, Record Screen, and all the others are nearly the same as previous version. Exceptions – Superman 2, Godfather 2, All that Batman movies (C.Nolan films), Bad News Bears Breaking Training, a couple of Planet of the Ape movies (the originals from the 60’s). Hollywood is well known for making sequels. Love it. Surprised?
Creating Great Stories for eLearning
JUNE 21, 2012
Disney and Pixar recently released the movie "Brave." SRIA is a microcosm or nucleus of converting a small content into a story format. They were converting their paper and pencil assessments into a software-based method using the iPad. Synthesis: Create great stories for learning by exploring sources and methods like business artifacts, business practices or memes, personal tips, workarounds, how-to’s, self-help solutions and even people’s backgrounds. Systematically collected stories can become a reference library for elearning programs. What a great title.
Let Others Inspire Your Interactive E-Learning. Here’s How.
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
It’s a lot easier dissecting a 30 second commercial than a 2 hour movie. Perhaps you can take one of your linear courses and convert it to an interactive scenario using the same structure and outline as the soldier scenario. Many people are stuck in the world of linear, click-and-read content. Sometimes it’s because that’s all the organization wants. Get Them to Pull Information.
Five Tips for Creating Graphics for Mobile Devices
MARCH 9, 2010
At Upside Learning we’ve been creating various learning applications for mobile devices including apps for iPhone, Blackberry, & Android; browser based courses; short movies/animations etc. You can also create animations in Flash and convert that to video formats that the smart phones support. Further here’s a list of S&R of some popular devices. No related posts.