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Why you should schedule an LMS demo


If you’re searching for an LMS, you’ll know that a demo is an essential step in the selection process. But not all demos were created equal. And most vendors never explain what they mean by a demo or why you should sign up. The quality of our LMS demo has always mattered to us at LearnUpon. There are big benefits to scheduling a demo at the right time.

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates. Demo. A Day-in-the-Life Template. Just like the PowerPoint templates, feel free to download them and customize them to meet your needs. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

Top PowerPoint Tips

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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. PowerPoint Tip 1: Step Away from the PowerPoint Template. My advice? Easy as that.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

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Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. Click here to see the free template demo. 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.

Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction

Rapid eLearning

That’s what I did in the demo below. Free template: PowerPoint learning interaction. PowerPoint with the assets: so you can modify them if you want. Day 1: PowerPoint’s for E-Learning. Here’s a template I created for a recent workshop on how to create an exploratory learning interaction. used a flat UI design for the learning interaction. Learning Interaction Downloads.

PowerPoint Converter with Animations and Sound

DigitalChalk eLearning

In DigitalChalk’s recent release, Washington 1.0, 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! Helpful hint: Make sure that the file type is either a PPTX or PPT for PowerPoint 2003 or later.

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5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

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Business Time PowerPoint Template. Click here to view the template demo. Bluegreen PowerPoint Template. The template below is from the Skyscan demo I did a couple of years ago. Click here to view the Skyscan demo. Subtle Sky PowerPoint Template. It’s made up of two basic screens like the Skyscan demo. Click here to view the demo. Bluegreen.

eLearning Example: Demo Environment Course

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint Layout Template. This is an example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our  eLearning Templates  in action. Obviously this is a fake course with placeholder content, but hopefully it inspires you as to what you can create with awesome templates. eLearning Products used: Articulate Presenter Skin. Cutout People Pictures Set. Flash Interaction Templates. Flash Quiz Templates.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses. One of the demos I shared prompted lots of questions. So in today’s post I’ll show you how I created the PowerPoint interaction. This lets us look at some essential production tips when using PowerPoint to build interactive elearning. PowerPoint Tutorials.

eLearning Example: Demo Education Course

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint Layout Template. This is an example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our  eLearning Templates  in action. Obviously this is a fake course with placeholder content, but hopefully it inspires you as to what you can create with awesome templates. eLearning Products used: Articulate Presenter Skin. Cutout People Pictures Set. Flash Interaction Templates. Flash Quiz Templates.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. However, a well-kept secret is that Video Express actually enables you to take a simultaneous video of yourself and anything you have on your computer screen--it doesn't have to be PowerPoint slides. by Jennie Ruby. You can start your copy of Video Express just as you would start any application.) No need for lighting, makeup, etc. Sweet!

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been doing this PowerPoint stuff for so long that I often think the tips I share are common knowledge and everyone knows them. Over the years I’ve shared all sorts of PowerPoint tips and tricks. But with the blog approaching 100,000 subscribers that means there’s a lot of people who probably didn’t see many of the previous PowerPoint posts. Never-ending PowerPoint Tips.


Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

As always, I use the default template colors, so you’re free to easily modify the colors using PowerPoint’s color themes. You’ll notice in the demo above that I added characters to the bulbs. like this look because it helps get away from the PowerPoint look and it adds a sense of informality to the course which may help make the content seem less rigid. PowerPoint Template.


Does Your Client Need to Know You’re Using PowerPoint?

Rapid eLearning

Many organizations have rules on using PowerPoint. How you use PowerPoint and its features is different; and so is the output. However, it never fails that once someone knows you’re using PowerPoint to build the rapid elearning course, they apply the same rules to your elearning course that they’d apply to presentations. PowerPoint is a Diverse Tool. See the demo above.

Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!)

Rapid eLearning

Below are a couple of images from the PowerPoint template I quickly mocked up. You can see an example in the demo below. Everything’s created in PowerPoint (another example of how great it is as an illustration tool). Click here to view the demo. With a budget you can hire a graphic artist who can come up with some different design ideas for your elearning courses.

3 PowerPoint Shortcuts I Always Have at My Finger Tips

Rapid eLearning

At my PowerPoint workshops I like to show some of my favorite rapid elearning tips. During the demos I tend to use all sorts of shortcuts. And frequently the questions are less about the demo I show and more about my PowerPoint shortcuts. In today’s post, I’ll show you three PowerPoint features I use a lot and how to get quick access to them. Let me know. Tidbits.

3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing

Rapid eLearning

I know it’s hard to believe, but apparently there are many people who don’t like PowerPoint. Obviously there are a lot of bad presentations created with PowerPoint, but it seems to me the blame rests on the shoulders of the presenter and not the tool. Besides, PowerPoint’s a versatile tool that’s used for more than bad presentations. Become a PowerPoint 2010 Rock Star.

5 PowerPoint E-Learning Tips & A Free Template

Rapid eLearning

One of the topics we cover in the elearning workshops is how to quickly create templates to help move the elearning courses out of that PowerPoint look. In this case, I mostly use PowerPoint. With each template I try to reinforce some design ideas and techniques that you can use in PowerPoint to create your own templates or illustrations. PowerPoint Production Tips.


How to Create an Interactive Image Template

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In a previous post, I shared this interactive image demo and had lots of questions about the zoom effect I used and how it was built. Here’s the new template in action: Click here to view the demo. Free Interactive Image Templates. I’ve included the source file for the original demo and a new template based on the image I used in the video tutorials. Updated agenda.

Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image

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PowerPoint (no zoom). In PowerPoint, it’s a bit more challenging to create a zoom that’s easy to edit. In this demo I used the free desktop image to create the interactive course design. PowerPoint. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. This post gives you a two-fer: that’s two freebies for one. Thanks.

Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial

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And remember, if you don’t have an illustration app, as long as you can get.EPS vector files, you can edit them in PowerPoint. PowerPoint Tutorials. I’ve included a couple of tutorials to show how to create the circle avatar effect and how to work with connectors. This will work in Storyline or PowerPoint. How to work with connected shapes in PowerPoint.

Clean Up Your Client’s PowerPoint Slides with This Time-Saving Tip

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Here’s a common issue: your client gives you a PowerPoint file that doesn’t look all that great. So for today’s demo we’ll just assume that you need to clean the content up a bit and get it out the door. In PowerPoint you can build as many master slides and layouts as you need. PowerPoint has a feature that lets you find and replace fonts. It’s a complete mess.


Adobe Announces Technical Communication Suite 5

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 And you can deliver engaging, interactive eLearning content with graphics, demos, and more using Adobe Captivate 7, and Adobe Presenter 9.  Acrobat Adobe Captivate Adobe FrameMaker Adobe Illustrator Adobe Presenter Adobe RoboHelp Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate Documentation eLearning ePub FrameMaker Help Authoring Help Systems HTML5 Instructional Design Kindle Localization mLearning Photoshop PowerPoint Print Publishing/Desktop Publishing Responsive Layout RoboHelp TechComm Technical Communications Technology User Assistance   More information.

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Here’s a Free E-Learning Interaction Template

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Below is a published demo of the elearning interaction. Here’s a PowerPoint version of the free template. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. learning Freebies PowerPoint Templates UncategorizedOne way to engage learners and get passed locked navigation is to allow the users to explore content in the course. Hope you enjoy.

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eLearning Course Starters

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Click here to learn more and demo   eLearning Course Starters. . Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates. Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates. Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates. PowerPoint Course Starters. Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates.

How to Brand Your Course: An eBook!

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you’re interested in learning more about the DigitalChalk™ platform to get your courses online,  schedule a live demo ! Online Training Software Tips and Tricks Branding eBooks PowerPoint Today, many companies and instructors are branding their online courses to match their company’s colors and themes. It Download our new eBook today ! .

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Not Your Father’s PowerPoint

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Ok, ok, so most of our fathers probably never touched PowerPoint.  Although Articulate is also used, note that even you don’t publish to Articulate it’s pretty impressive what can be created in PowerPoint. Here is a link to one of their demos on how to build a change in emotion of a character in your presentation. It’s really not as complicated as it sounds, check it out… PowerPoint Animation Change of Expression. hope you enjoy checking out the demos and start experimenting in building better presentations. They specialize in e-learning tools. 


Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

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Click here to view the demo template. Included with the PowerPoint file is a matching Articulate Quizmaker template customized with a matching color scheme. This template is designed using the PowerPoint design theme colors. Demos & Downloads. Download the PowerPoint & Quizmaker templates. Click here to view the demo. Glassy Blue Template.

3 Ways to Spice up Linear Navigation in Elearning

The Learning Generalist

If you want to use Powerpoint, then the above video can be a good starting point and you can then use Articulate Presenter to stitch together the elearning. Tags: linear comics slideshare demos articulate training learning instructional design examples online navigation elearning Who doesn't want to create engaging elearning? So without further ado, let's get going.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

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This is especially true when you have a bunch of large images on your PowerPoint slides. Here’s a simple solution, you can compress your images in PowerPoint. So if you have high resolution images that are hard to work with, use PowerPoint’s compression feature to make them smaller. They don’t show up when you publish, but they’re always available in the PowerPoint file.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

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Plus, it’s a great way to learn more of PowerPoint’s illustration features. And at the end of the post you’ll find the original PowerPoint file for you to download and deconstruct. combined shapes in PowerPoint 2010 to cut a hole in the lid and make it transparent. Click here to view the demo. Do you want to try building it in PowerPoint? Below is the tutorial.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen.     I find that my "off-the-cuff" video demos sound more natural when I record my voice during the recording process. But perfect audio wasn't my goal. I was trying to create quick video demos to share with fellow eLearning developers. by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. wait for it. 

11 Ways to Making HR Compliance Engaging - Live Demo

Vignettes Learning

How does the traditional and lengthy PowerPoint slideshow lesson compare to the Story-Based eLearning Design shown here? Click here to see the live demo. 11 Ways to Making HR Compliance Engaging - Live Demo 1. Turn learning objectives into story-based design Help learners focus on the impacts to show them the value of the lesson. Avoid the legalese language.

Easy ways to create your elearning templates

The Learning Generalist

Putting together an e-learning/ presentation template in Powerpoint or Keynote can be quite easy. used this very example to create a little fictitious demo of an airline's features. Tags: presentations e-learning demos training elearning presentation What most of us struggle with is color combinations. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

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