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Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

ended up putting all the “chunks” of content into boxes on a PowerPoint slide and dragging and dropping until I was happy with it. ” I could have done the same sort of organization with index cards, but PowerPoint was handy. Bring up a PowerPoint slide in your web conferencing software and drag and drop live while you’re on the phone.

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Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

ended up putting all the “chunks” of content into boxes on a PowerPoint slide and dragging and dropping until I was happy with it. ” I could have done the same sort of organization with index cards, but PowerPoint was handy. Bring up a PowerPoint slide in your web conferencing software and drag and drop live while you’re on the phone.

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Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate. Answer: No, unfortunately, the linking only works when changes are made in PowerPoint.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” But whereas PowerPoint tends to progress linearly from one slide to the next in a fixed sequence, Prezi uses “paths” to move between content by zooming out to reveal a big-picture overview, or zooming in to show details. PPT is not known to cause any significant problems.

Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap


Community Computer software Education Software eLearning eLearning Software eLearning tools Flash interactive learning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity Active learning e-learning software eLearning simulations elearning tool flash interactive builder Lectora snap PPT. You can add an attractive interaction of Raptivity to Lectora Snap! Read them and save the hue and cry. 1.  

Creating Smashing Graphics in PPT – at TK12


Design graphics thoughts powerpoint PPTI pondered over the holiday break on what my first post of 2012 would be. tossed around the notion of doing the ever so popular, ‘What I learned in 2011′ or the “My 2012 resolutions” post. Instead, I recently downloaded the Flight Control HD game for my iPad and was immediately attracted to the [.].

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Top 5 PowerPoint Design Tips for Trainers


It’s every training designer’s best friend and worst enemy — PowerPoint. Love it or hate it, PowerPoint is one of the most commonly used tools for corporate trainers. With that in mind, here are five of our most popular posts on how to create great training materials in PowerPoint. 1.  3 Free PowerPoint Templates to Make Your Online Training More Memorable.

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

CommLab India

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. Please do so.

How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

PowerPoint has always been my go-to graphic design tool (as I’ve explained in several of my other posts: here , here , and here ). Even as I’ve learned how to use advanced graphic design programs like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, I’ve always believed that PowerPoint can be just as…well, powerful! figured, why not create editable icons that anyone could edit directly in PowerPoint?

Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    Have you, or a Subject Matter Expert, created a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint? And are you bummed because all of that great PowerPoint content is basically going to have to be redone in Captivate? Don't  Don't throw those PowerPoint presentations away. You can import PowerPoint presentations into an existing Captivate project, or create a new Captivate project that uses the PowerPoint slides. Importing a PowerPoint presentation into Captivate couldn't be easier.

Designing With A PowerPoint Grid

The eLearning Coach

Learn how to use a PPT grid to improve your eLearning graphics. Post from: The eLearning Coach Designing With A PowerPoint Grid. GRAPHICS MEDIA

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PowerPoint for Courseware Development

eLearning Chef

Despite the many naysayers, PowerPoint is a fine place to start with eLearning development – whether the ultimate goal is to just convert those presentations to actual courseware or to use the deck as an initial storyboard for further development with more substantial tools like Storyline or Captivate (or any of the other plethora of eLearning tools). PowerPoint has a place in eLearning development. I’ve worked with hundreds of PPT files over the years, from standard presentations to pre-production storyboards to ILT conversion. Establish a Style Guide! Always? Templates(?)

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Open up any authoring tool (okay, most of them) and one item that you will see is the ability to add PowerPoint.  Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. Use products such as Adobe Presenter or iSpring Presenter and in just a few short seconds you will be in PowerPoint and you can start building courses.

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

before answering that, let's rework that classic question with this: what comes first, the eLearning or the PowerPoint presentation? When developing eLearning, the content is often created in Microsoft PowerPoint first. I'm not going to get into what it takes to create visually compelling PowerPoint presentations (we have a  mini course for that ). Instead, I'm going to show you how to take existing PowerPoint content and quickly re-purpose it for eLearning. Adobe Captivate and PowerPoint. Choose  Window > Library.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

What first comes to mind is good old PowerPoint. Here’s a fun fact: earlier this year, PowerPoint celebrated its 25 th anniversary. They offer professional authoring and learning features that PowerPoint fails to deliver. On the other hand, custom software misses out on the one-size-fits-all nature that is so intrinsically PowerPoint. The pros and cons of PowerPoint.

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 Super-Secret PowerPoint Tips I Can’t Live Without


PowerPoint is a powerful tool, but I’m often surprised that some of the most useful features are hidden. You probably already know how to cut and paste, but I bet even the most seasoned PowerPoint guru can learn a few things here. Watch this video tutorial showing PowerPoint Shortcuts You Don’t Know (But Need To). Another overlooked shortcut in PowerPoint is the ribbon hotkeys.

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Show PowerPoint on the iPad for Free

eLearning Brothers

SlideShark is a great (free) way to view PowerPoint presentations on the iPad. All you need to do is upload your PPT to a secure online account and they’ll convert it. You then use the SlideShark app to download and view your new presentation. All fonts and graphics are retained. Colors remain the same. Your animations still work. Congrats to BrainShark for a cool new tool!

15 Benefits of Using PowerPoint in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Why PowerPoint? It seems that everywhere you go in the eLearning world you run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their base or offer the ability to import slides. Many of you are already using PowerPoint in the classroom, so why not repurpose that presentation for your online courses? Are you already using PowerPoint?

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. The PowerPoint converter program converts a file to HTML5.


High Fidelity Support for Microsoft® PowerPoint Files in Adobe® Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate

PPTX files were converted to PPT files during import and therefore some features of the PPTX files were not imported into Captivate projects. Adobe® Captivate 5.5 : PPTX -> PPT -> SWF Adobe® Captivate 6 supports direct conversion from PPTX to SWF without converting PPTX to PPT. In Adobe Captivate 5.5, Therefore, PPTX features can [.]. Whats new

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PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. After uploading your presentation, you can edit settings, share on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, download as either a Flash or a PPT file, or convert to a video. PowerPointSlideShare. SlideBoom.

eTraining: From ‘Just PPT’ to ‘Wow eLearning’ with new Adobe Presenter 8 Update

Adobe Captivate

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013, 8am-9am PST Description: Converting PowerPoint Presentations to eLearning is a need that we all have, and Adobe Presenter makes it a complete solution as a plug-in for powerpoint. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the key features of latest Adobe Presenter update to take the PowerPoint Presentation to [.].

iSpring Converter: PowerPoint to HTML5 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The product provides PowerPoint to HTML5 conversion, allowing learners to view PPT-based presentations on iPad and other mobile devices. iSpring now offers “iSpring Converter” for purchase. Asynchronous Mobile Learning Tools

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Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Free E-Learning Template: PowerPoint. Download the free PowerPoint template. The PowerPoint version is limited to a click-and-reveal interaction. The PowerPoint template is edited in the slide master. Flat Menu Template (PPT). Spiral Notebook Graphic  (PPT).

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Add Video to Table Of Contents in Adobe Captivate (PPT) eLearning Modules

Adobe Captivate

A reader asked last week, “Can I add video to my Table of Contents and sync that video with a PowerPoint using Adobe Captivate 5?&# I have to admit that I hadn’t really thought of that, but of course the answer is yes – and in fact its incredibly simple to do. So I’ve recorded [.]. Whats new

3 (Free) PPT Templates To Make Your Training More Memorable


So, in the interest of paying it forward, here are 3 free PowerPoint templates you can download and use for your next training project (and a few seeds of inspiration as well).  Download the free iPhone PPT template from MockApp (they also have a Keynote version available) and then watch the demo I’ve put together for some ideas on how it could be used for online training. #2: Chalkboard Template. Download my free Chalkboard PPT Template and then watch the demo to see how you can use it to simplify intimidating topics for your trainees.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Why PowerPoint? Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. We have it.

Presentation Resources for DPW Webinar

Kapp Notes

Here are some presentation resources that might be helpful when creating an exciting PowerPoint presentation. PCAR Presentation Resources Resource for Presentations Learning Circuits Big Questions: Avoiding Death by PowerPoint Here is an example of a presentation using some techniques to avoid bullets, lists and other PPT distractions.

eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle

eLearning Brothers

Flash games, 2 PPT eLearning course style themes AND more than 60 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are PPT and Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Made to work within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint and more). PPT Course Style Theme: Billboard (80+ files).

Design skill – add hat to photo


Don’t stress. I’ll walk you through how you can make Meg totally safe using either PowerPoint or Photoshop. You can also download the source files to do this in either PowerPoint or Photoshop to follow along and practice. Adding a hat in PowerPoint. always do a first pass at designing everything in PowerPoint. Graphic Design Tips Posts PowerPoint blog

10 (Free!) eLearning Graphic Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Microsoft Office : Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. eLearning Tools Adobe Kuler Build Your Course eLearning Resources Fonts PowerPoint Most instructors manage to build an online course in their free time, usually between a full-time job and/or live teaching. Want more FREE stock photos? Check these out.

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Book Review: “Essentials of Online Course Design”

Dont Waste Your Time

Online resources for learning does not mean a ‘document repository’ of PDF and PPT files. eLearning Activities Blogging Book Review Course Design ILO mLearning Online Course PowerPointThe book is described as a “fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to online course development.” Activities and Tools: Working Collaboratively and Independently.

New: Use video plus powerpoint presentations to create engaging online courses


So are PowerPoint presentations. With our new PPT & video synchronization feature, you get the best of both the worlds. You can use any video and sync it with a PowerPoint presentation, which will advance automatically to the most relevant slide as the video progresses. Video and PPT synced presentations are an integral part of web-based courses. Tough choice right!