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PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.   Choose File > Save As.

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

Visual Lounge

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Here is a link to the old time movie project. Nothing says old time movie like bold, dramatic intro slides.

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PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos, Part 2

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George Last week I showed you how to insert YouTube videos into a PowerPoint 2007 presentation, but in order for it to work you would need to be presenting on a computer with an internet connection. This week I'll show you how to insert a YouTube video when the computer you'll be presenting from does not have an internet connection. Copy the URL for the video.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. Now, quick go see the movie before the Academy Awards this Sunday. Blog this!

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

YouTube and other video sharing sites have gained a significant purchase in the broadcasting world, and are in the process of displacing some of the previously prominent media channels. The dominant movie and music industries are also threatened by the likes of YouTube and Vimeo, and there have been several recent high profile law suits over breaches of copyright. Not anymore.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Social Learning

I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life. Three high school friends and I produced a slew of super-8 movies that played to typically strong reviews (those I choose to remember anyway) in my high school. One million videos are uploaded every day to YouTube. 3 billion YouTube views every day. We’ve gotten used to the ‘cool’ factor of Flash movies over the years.

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

There is a lot of attention for video and use of multimedia online, after all youtube has almost 300 million view hours per day.Gemma Critchley talked about emoties while learning: "people will forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel". That is simply answered on Youtube. Some fragments you can find them right away on Youtube. Tie a tie? Questions.

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I’m an English speaker and not hearing impaired, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been watching a movie in my native tongue where an important line was glossed over because the actor either mumbled or doubled down on a bad fake accent. One solution to this problem is using a video streaming website such as YouTube to host your videos. Script it Out.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

Does the smell of fresh popcorns trigger a movie time memory? Visual learning style is the dominant of the three in the majority of the population, which explains the great success of cinema, television or YouTube as the preferred medium for information. Many traditional classroom sessions use videos or movies to present a concept or an outcome. Process Flow. Let us understand.

Why Video is a Must-Have for Your Mobile Learning Strategy

SHIFT eLearning

YouTube videos are viewed 4 billion times every day. Movies. Vimeo videos are viewed a staggering 715 million times every month. And people do not throng these video-sharing sites just to gorge on funny cat videos. Biology and astronomy lessons. Recipes. DIY carpentry hacks. Political spoofs. Breaking news. Artistic performances. Moving images pin us down like no other medium.

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Hollywood or YouTube - What’s the right level of training video production?

Bottom-Line Performance

Many clients have little to no understanding of how much it costs or how long it takes to develop a super-slick video game, or Hollywood movie. A couple of weeks I completed a video shoot for two short training videos. When I say “I&# , I mean I made sure there were snacks and supplies for my hard working video team.) I know that 90% of my job as project manager on shoot days is making sure that there is sugar around to get us through the afternoon! Today, I read a post from Clive Shepherd that got me thinking about the decisions we made at that shoot. How old is your audience?

What are Video Thumbnails, and Why Do They Matter?

Visual Lounge

You’ve probably experienced this on YouTube once or twice. Most visual search engines and image-organizing programs like Google Image Search and YouTube use thumbnails to organize media. Also, check out How TechSmith Optimizes YouTube Custom Thumbnails for Viewers. They suggest the following: Use your thumbnail as your video’s movie poster. What are thumbnails?

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. 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?

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Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

Watch it on YouTube. Have you ever seen those clap boards on movie sets? Watch it on YouTube. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. If you are recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Can’t see the embedded video? Recording Audio.

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Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations


Within this group, instructors stand out in their online video consumption on video-sharing sites like YouTube and watching educational television shows or movies online. As we move rapidly into the technology age, awareness is growing that many of the developing technologies may benefit teaching and learning – including mobile devices, internet and social media. contact-form-7].

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3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses


Reality TV and YouTube videos are the proof of this immense affinity towards the media. Movie Clips. The next time you watch a movie and really like a scene for its lesson-related value, record it. Use the movie clip in your eLearning programs to capture your learners’ attention. Also, movie clips have made their way in the traditional classroom environment.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

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. Completed videos may be uploaded to YouTube, posted on web pages or social media, and/or uploaded to e-Learning courses. share pointers for playing a game. CamStudio.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. Many authoring tools give you an opportunity to publish video on YouTube in just a coupe clicks, right from their interface. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? redundancy goodbye.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

Remember the days when you looked forward to field trips to the planetarium, hovering over a formaldehyde preserved frog with your lab team, or seeing the movie version of Lord of the Rings on a Friday afternoon? Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. Blended learning is not new to training. WIIFM?

Does Video Quality Influence Brand Perception?

KZO Innovations

35% of video consumers today watch video at least several times per day , typically music videos, user-generated content, TV and movies, and branded video. Take YouTube, for example, on which 6 million hours of video are watched each month – 33% of people who watch video on this platform report that buffering interrupts at least half of the videos they watch, which leads to 1/3 of consumers abandoning the video. . There’s no denying the power and reach of video management platforms – but could common quality issues negatively impact your brand?

Attributing Derivative Works in your eLearning Courses


Having read so many Stephen King, Sydney Sheldon, Nora Roberts and many others, I feel a sense of déjà vu when I see a derivative movie based on the novel. Many times, the author of the book on which the movie is based is never mentioned. This tells me that the movie producers had purchased exclusive rights to the “originality” of the idea of the movie.

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Your LMS is either live or close to it

eLearning 24-7

Teasers show up in movie preview campaigns. A teaser on the net that is different than the one in the movie theater preview that it is different than the one on TV. – See some cool words, “Fun”, “Engagement” “Learning” – you don’t want folks to think you are handing out movie tickets or selling cookies, so learning needs to be in there. My favorite was project Capricorn One (classic late 70’s movie and a dream to conspiracy folks regarding outer space). Hello World! Regardless, you are there. Breath.

5 Ways To Use Interactive Videos To Supercharge Your Online Training

EI Design

No one likes watching long videos and this is firmly established by the fact that none of the Top 10 most viewed videos on YouTube stretch beyond 7 minutes. Add to the fact that more than half of those videos viewed on YouTube come from mobile devices and you have more reasons to be tempted to design interactive videos as microlearning nuggets, which are a great fit for the mobile medium.

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

YouTube. I tap YouTube for entertainment and publishing videos. YouTube also showed me what we wrong with my fridge and taught me how to create 300 dpi imagery with Photoshop, Flickr. As movie editors go, this one’s simple as can be. It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning. Friends. Books. Journals. Diigo.

3 Story Sources for Deeper Learning

Vignettes Learning

I am curious about his role in the movie and want to learn his insights. The movie is about different dimensions of space that people must pass through as they travel billions of miles across the galactic horizon. YouTube/Interstellar Movie. Interstellar Movie - Official Trailer 2. The focus is on production and delivery of knowledge and content. April 11, 2015.

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Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

YouTube pitch. This is the pitch that people (apparently millennials) are going to YouTube to look for information on a subject rather than using your course. There are a lot of reasons why people go to YouTube to watch videos, but to say to people with a straight face, that folks are using YouTube to find information on how to do something or some topic as a reason for not creating A or B course, is not only a cop out, but honestly, you should just resign. ” I go to YouTube to watch videos. Someone going to YouTube, rather than your course.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. YouTube. Ability to include social media – I’m not talking about YouTube here. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.

Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?

Origin Learning

The change appealed to the audience making it popular across generations) was adapted for use in multiple ways – movies to TV series. The created piece is then popularized by leveraging technology and social media – LinkedIn, YouTube and so on! Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. Compliance! It does not stop there.

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Sharpest tools in the box

Learning with e's

How about 8 favourite movies, or 8 favourite TV programmes? Here are my 8 essential tools: 1) Twitter, because as I recently said in a YouTube video , it is immediate, social and personal. 5) YouTube. I discover so much great content on YouTube, and am also increasingly using it as a platform to share my own video blogs. The secret of the programme is in its simplicity.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

Marshall Ganz – no books, works at Harvard, has YouTube Videos you can look for that talk about this – simple principles of leadership based on common sense and the wisdom of the ancients – think of it as a spiral with three parts: Every leader leads through the stories that they tell. Technology…delivery text, images, music, movies…there’s a pattern across CD ROMS to browsers to phones…we’re kind of stuck in this loop now. Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. Forgive typos and poor grammar! So he bought books. Most leaders use “we”.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning


The popularity of YouTube videos suggest a strong affinity of humans towards visual content. A clear goal is the same to a video that a theme or central idea is to a movie. eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. If you have ever experienced one without videos, you may have noticed how lifeless it is. Videos add the “human” element to eLearning. Be Brief.

Are Your Video Transitions Helping or Hurting?

Visual Lounge

I would stay away from fade to black transitions in narrative “movies” or short films you produce. Think about the movies and TV shows you watch–they rarely, if ever, do a fade to black transition. Pair this video transition with a xylophone sound effect from YouTube and you’re all set! Sure, they’re cool in Star Wars , but that movie came out 40 years ago. Wrong!

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