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Adding Interactions as a Flash file to your Slides


You can add an engaging interaction on any slide of the PowerPoint. Read them and get trending with interactive PPT slides. a. Open the PowerPoint presentation in [.]. Education Software eLearning tools Flash PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity Developer embed movie Flash file interaction powerpoint options PPT. There are no gimmicks to it but certainly simple guidelines to be followed. presentations Shockwave flash object slideshow

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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.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate,  Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Crowd the slide.

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. Whatever the case, a slide-sharing site can give you the peace of mind of not having to worry about technical snafus while giving you a platform to attract potential viewers. 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.

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.

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(?)

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.

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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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?

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 can also swipe up to reveal a list of your slides. You then use the SlideShark app to download and view your new presentation. All fonts and graphics are retained. Colors remain the same.

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. It does work for timed slides, but not others.


Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

It can be used as a progress meter, a main slide menu, or simple process interaction. 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 Storyline template uses links to slide layers.

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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. Frustration with eLearning: Becomes dumping ground for slides, text, content All the fun stuff kept for the classroom. 73 slides of text. Session hosted by Training Magazine. We have it. eLearnin.

Adding custom navigation buttons to imported PowerPoint slides

Adobe Captivate

Captivate automatically adds click based navigation to progress from one slide to another when you import a PPT slide deck into Captivate. Rapid Authoring Under the hood Adobe Captivate 5 buttons added to powerpoint slides MS PowerPoint navigation issues in captivate 5 Many trainers start their eLearning content authoring from MSPowerPoint. And then use tools like Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter to covert these PPTs into elearning courses.  But some of us prefer to provide [.].


The Power of PowerPoint Master Slides in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Master slides in PowerPoint are very powerful and they are easier than ever to do with PPT 07. When using a rapid e-Learning authoring tools that runs off PowerPoint I always start with a template that uses master slides. (or I build one to use throughout the course.). Just click New Slide and choose a layout. see last image below.). Happy eLearning!

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. Step 4(b). 


7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

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. Slide Notes. In that case, slide notes doesn’t work. Add off-slide content.

PowerPoint – The King of eLearning Tools?

eLearning Brothers

Is PowerPoint the most widely used tool for eLearning development? It seems that everywhere I go in the eLearning world I run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their backbone or offer the ability to import slides. Using these new tools meant that I had to start using PPT. Everyone has PPT. Should it be? What do you think?


Using PPts Online & Dual-Coding Theory

Coffee and Design

Daily I work with instructors who desire to use their face-to-face PowerPoint Presentations in their online classes. When PPt as a medium is used face-to-face there should be an expert there to provide the narration that guides the slides. The learner is able to receive instruction through the ears and see (hopefully brief) text and images on the slides. What then?

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann


In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an eLearning developer, and his thoughts on topics such as PowerPoint based authoring tools, design, rapid eLearning, and more. Is it possible to build an interactive (and attractive) course in PPT? . PowerPoint is a blank slide. PowerPoint also is a very capable multimedia application. And good luck.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

Rapid eLearning

To keep it simple we’ll use PowerPoint, but the ideas should work regardless of the tool you use. created them as shapes in PowerPoint. Option 1: Create Master Slide Panels & Layouts. Use PowerPoint’s master slides to create the layouts. And then when you’re ready to go, select a layout for the slide and add your content. For one, they look different.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

However,with the added mobile piece, creation of professional videos, relay capability with various products including VLPs, it makes sense. #9 iSpring Solutions- iSpring Suite - PowerPoint add on products are still a hot item in the space. While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free. Everyone loves lists. No spin.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

To go with my PPT slides. And I have PowerPoint 2013 or better. To go with my text-and-graphic or activity slides. need to record voice-only audio to go with my PowerPoint slides. You can record audio and associate it with a PowerPoint slide, but did you know that you can create video from your PowerPoint? At little to no cost. Ask us

Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio – Help Needed

Tony Karrer

Jesse saw a post where I pointed to slides from a recent presentation and he commented: A PPT slide deck is a horrible way to convey anything significant. How about a link to audio, or better yet something like an Articulate Presenter or Breeze presentation that combines the audio and the slide deck? would very much be interested in what you had to say in your presentation, but a PDF of the slide deck doesn't do much for me. I can completely understand his sentiment. Yet, here I am posting my slides. Why am I willing to do that? Hard to do in audio.

Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts

eLearning Brothers

Old PowerPoint decks kind-of stink. Now-a-days, almost every training course has a PowerPoint (PPT). This PPT is used during class to help the trainer stay on course and to provide some information to the learner. They should engage, challenge, inform, and test the learner. A PPT can be restructured to be more than just slides with text. Designer.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

You simply opened PowerPoint, created a presentation, and clicked a button to have an interface wrap your PPT in a nice SCORM package. “Just program it in HTML5.” ” “We are switching to HTML5.” ” “HTML5…HTML5…HTML5…” Sound familiar? What does this cry for HTML5 mean for e-learning developers? That Was Then.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

For the fans of PowerPoint, no need to worry, many vendors to select with various options, albeit many similar. PowerPoint still reigns –  If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . recall a conversation I had last year with some folks from Articulate who informed me that PowerPoint is an authoring tool. PowerPoint is presentation software. Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

That said, I wish they would offer the option of a true tree option, rather than the standard “slide” icon layout. Slide properties –  I have a pet peeve with the term (slides) instead of the terms of chapter, page, etc. Story View (Default) – With mini slide in the center. LMTK), never used slides. to slides. Untitled Slide 1.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. Hierarchy, Slide (view possible) – built around the desire to use the authoring tool itself.   You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree  or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target. Yep, house hunting.  Where do you live?

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. Easily record your PowerPoint presentations, upload your videos to the web, and export into various formats. PowerPoint. You can also save your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint file, or export as a PDF, HTML, or an image file. SCORM.