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PowerPoint: My New Favorite (Free!) Video Converter

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  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.

PowerPoint: Converting Presentations to HTML5 with iSpring Converter

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by AJ George    If I don't like a PowerPoint app or add-on, rest assured I'll tell you. And I have found plenty of tools not to like when it comes to making your PowerPoint presentation play on iDevices.  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).   Enter iSpring Converter. HTML5!

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

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In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task. PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010.   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. " PowerPointby AJ George.

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Adobe Captivate to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Many organizations prefer to convert their PowerPoint presentations, used in classrooms, into interactive e-learning courses using rapid authoring tools. A key element in the conversion of PowerPoint presentations, used in instructor-led training sessions, into interactive and engaging e-learning courses, is the use of the right rapid authoring tool 3. It has a default theme.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Identify all the PowerPoint presentations you want to convert to e-learning and place them in a folder. After you choose the authoring tool, import the PowerPoint presentation into it.

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The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

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As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings. However instructional designers need not limit themselves to just dumping the PowerPoint content into an eLearning or online format as part of their course creation.

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

Rapid eLearning

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. Convert Dingbat Fonts to Free Vector Images. You’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer. There are two video tutorials below.

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. I was asked recently about my favorite PowerPoint tips and tricks. My advice?

Convert Your PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning With Articulate Storyline

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In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations to e-learning courses using the rapid authoring tool, Lectora Inspire. This tool has a PowerPoint-like user interface which makes it quite user-friendly compared to the previous tools we have discussed. Learning experts and SMEs familiar with PowerPoint can use it very easily. That’s it!

eLearning: Articulate Storyline and Microsoft PowerPoint

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by Kevin Siegel      If Microsoft PowerPoint is your starting point for developing eLearning content, you can reuse that content in any of the top eLearning development tools including  Adobe Presenter ,  Adobe Captivate , and  TechSmith Camtasia Studio. You can select all of the PowerPoint slides or pick and choose.

PowerPoint: Changing Slide Sizes for Importing into Captivate

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  If you plan to import a PowerPoint presentation into Adobe Captivate, it's a good idea to first resize the PowerPoint presentation from within PowerPoint. If you resize the PowerPoint presentation, the size of the imported slides you see in Captivate will match the width and height of your Captivate project.  " Captivate PowerPoint

Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips

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When I first started as an instructional designer in eLearning, one of the services provided by the team I was on was converting instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning-based content. Benefits of Converting ILT to eLearning. The benefits of converting a course include the ability to share content quicker and even help out with just-in-time situations. Want to try yourself?

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4 Tips to Convert Training Presentations into Engaging Online Courses

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As we all know, PowerPoint is a popular teaching medium and Wright J (2009) rightly says, “PowerPoint is a convenient prop for poor speakers, it can reduce complicated messages to simple bullet points.”. Across the world, PowerPoint has made inroads into most corporate training programs. eLearning Design Converting ILT to Online CoursesBefore: After: 2. Have more tips?

How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

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In this article you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into web enabled presentations using HTML5. Step 1 Create a PowerPoint slide deck […]. What you’ll need You will need a Windows or Macintosh computer and a copy of Adobe Captivate. You can download a free 30 day trial of Adobe Captivate here.) Whats new

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

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The PowerPoint slides just need to be tweaked—editing the onscreen text, adding some animation, prepping the script for voice over recording, and syncing everything together. “Is this a face-to-face course that you want to convert to online?” I got a call from a prospective client. “Hi, Christy, it’s Lynn. I need some help finishing up an e-learning course.

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PowerPoint Converter with Animations and Sound

DigitalChalk eLearning

a PowerPoint converter was introduced that greatly simplifies uploading a PowerPoint to our online training software. This gives you three great options to choose from now – chalkboard, web archive, and a PowerPoint converter! With this converter, you are able to keep any animations, sounds or media clips that you have added to your presentations.

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PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

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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. Sadly, the answer is no, at least not from within PowerPoint.   The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.   Close PowerPoint. " PowerPointby AJ George. jpg).

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PowerPoint 2010: Adding Animation to SmartArt

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PowerPoint's SmartArt allows you to visually communicate information. In these cases, you will need to convert the SmartArt graphic elements to shapes and apply the animations separately. Without clicking on any of the individual elements of the graphic, right-click and choose Convert to Shapes. "   PowerPointby AJ George. Adding SmartArt is simple.

PowerPoint: Free Proportional Comparison Diagram Calculation Tool

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by AJ Walther    While browsing  Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog  recently, I found how easy it is to create a Proportional Comparison Diagram (allowing viewers to compare numbers using shapes that are sized proportionally). In PowerPoint, right-click the shape that you would like to represent your largest value and choose  Format Shape > Size.

Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

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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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5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

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When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. Converting PPTs. Converting PPTs. Converting PPTs. Converting PPTs.

Best Practices to Convert Classroom Training Presentations into Engaging Online Courses [Infographic]

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It would be useful if these presentations are converted into online courses that could meet the learning needs of many employees across the organization. Learning Technology Converting PPT to E-learningTraining managers have hundreds of classroom presentations, on a vast array of topics, at their disposal. These presentations serve as useful aids to train people face-to-face.

PowerPoint: Measurement Conversion

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  I was recently asked if it was possible to change the measurement system in PowerPoint from inches to pixels. at least not from within PowerPoint. Simply put, you are stuck with PowerPoint's default measurement system, which is inches.      I started to think about why someone would want to change PowerPoint's measurement system. As I said, PowerPoint's default system is inches, which makes sense. PowerPoint is designed to build presentations that will be shown on myriad display types and sizes. Since

PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve cut out all of the hassle of uploading a PowerPoint presentation and made it a one-step process for you. One key benefit of using the PowerPoint converter is that any timed slides or animations won’t be lost once the file has been uploaded. Here’s a brief video tutorial on how to use the PowerPoint Converter. Q: What formats can be converted? A: Yes.

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How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline

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So let’s see how to convert an Articulate Storyline project into a Word document to take advantage of its benefits. . These options will help you convert the project into handouts. This is how you can convert an e-learning course developed in Articulate Storyline to a Word file. This acts as a reference guide in case learners wants to brush up their knowledge later.

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10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

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Need a reason to convert your existing instructor-led credentialing and certification programs to eLearning? Here are the top 10 reasons associations should convert their credentialing and certification programs to eLearning: 1. The moment you convert your on-site program to online, you’ve eliminated the need for: • a classroom. How about 10? More convenient for members.

5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]

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Every organization has a lot of PowerPoint presentations developed for classroom training programs and converting these PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses is one of the major challenges for organizations. These PowerPoint presentations cannot serve as self-paced learning material in the absence of an instructor. Hope you find this post interesting.

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

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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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4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

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Why use Articulate Storyline to convert your flash-based e-learning courses? Here are four reasons you should use Articulate Storyline to convert your legacy courses. Storyline is an application with a PowerPoint-like interface. If you are familiar with PowerPoint, then you’re going to feel comfortable using Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate Storylin

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Tips for Importing from PowerPoint to Captivate

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Microsoft PowerPoint is a very powerful tool for creating presentations. This means that a lot of content is developed in PowerPoint. There are times when you may want to reuse content created in PowerPoint in e-learning. Adobe Captivate does a great job of integrating with PowerPoint and converting slides to an e-learning format. by Jonathan Shoaf. Select Slides.

How to Make a Star Wars BB-8 in PowerPoint

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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.

No! No! No! 3 Don’ts When Converting ILT to E-learning

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What about those countless PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, and MS-Word documents you have created over the years and been using to train your employees? You can effectively convert these documents into online courses. When converting ILT material into e-learning courses, one wrong step can result in undesirable consequences. Do NOT simply publish your PowerPoint slides.

Adobe Captivate: A Clean Break from PowerPoint

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by Kevin Siegel    Many Captivate projects begin in Microsoft PowerPoint. If you've never tried to import a PowerPoint presentation, you'll find it an easy process. All you have to do is choose  From Microsoft PowerPoint  (located at the right of the Welcome screen). After opening the PowerPoint presentation, you will be presented with a dialog that will allow you to control, among other things, the size of the presentation when it is converted to a Captivate project. Changing your mind about linking is simple.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

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In one of my recent Optimizing PowerPoint for eLearning & Presentations classes , I demonstrated how to adjust the saturation of an inserted image to take the image to grayscale. What if you've made changes to the clip art image by ungrouping it and converting it to a drawing object? PowerPoint may attempt to save the image as a WMF file by default. PowerPoint

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