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Adding Interactions as a Flash file to your Slides

Raptivity

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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Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap

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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.

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 Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training

eLearning Brothers

If you are looking to add a little fun competition to your classroom training, check out our GameShow PowerPoint Template (and our  eLearning Games ). The GameShow PowerPoint template is one of my favorites because you can buy a “buzz-in” game system that will add a higher level of excitement to any Q&A. Never delete any images or items on the slides.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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(?)

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

eLearningArt

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 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.

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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.

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?

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.

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

ProProfs

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). 

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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 [.].

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.

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!

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon  an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Having moved beyond the basics, I’m looking for  cool techniques and new tools to augment my PowerPoint designs and help me take them from good to great. Tool #2: Wordle for Text-Heavy Slides.

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.

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.

Here’s Another Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

Rapid eLearning

If you want to succeed at rapid elearning, you have to develop your PowerPoint skills. See what you can do with PowerPoint. You’ll be surprised to find that PowerPoint’s a pretty capable graphics tool. PowerPoint Tips. Create in PowerPoint and then save the images as graphic files. What would it look like to have the note slide out from the bottom?

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

eLearningArt

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet point presentations. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. Make a few variations of the template. I don’t typically create a PowerPoint template. Instead I create the background images to use in my PowerPoint slides so it’s easy to just swap out the background. 30 responses to “The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning&#. David.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

For instance, PowerPoint is a tool most SMEs are familiar with and content templates can be developed using this tool. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. Learning

Interview with Connie Malamed about her book Visual Design Solutions

Will at Work Learning

Will: I put a ton of time into creating PPT slides for my workshops and presentations—and I’ve developed some beliefs over the years that may or may not be true. It is better to have one major learning point per slide with a nice supporting visual, than to offer many ideas on the same slide. think you’re probably right about one point per slide. Connie: Right.

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2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Use of the term “slides” to represent pages. Use of PowerPoint in ILT and now those folks are moving over to WBT.  I get it you are new and are use to using PowerPoint, but PowerPoint is not an authoring tool, it is a “Presentation” tool – big difference. Use of PowerPoint in rapid content authoring tools – this has been a big irritant of mine, since the days when PPT first made its appearance in rapid content authoring tools.  Some vendors use chapter-page approach with PPT, but there are plenty who do not (why?).

Free: PowerPoint to Flash in One Click

Take an e-Learning Break

Free PowerPoint to Flash converter promptly creates web-friendly Flash (.SWF) SWF) movies from your PowerPoint content (.PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) keeping its visual parameters, animation effects and slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. iSpring Free works within PowerPoint, transforming it into a fast and easy Flash authoring tool. It is compatible with any PowerPoint version 2000/XP/2003/2007 installed on a Windows machine. One interesting option is adding YouTube movies into your presentation.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Whereas I expected Articulate to simply add some sort of option to "publish to HTML5" to their already popular Presenter add-in to PowerPoint, they actually decided to go a whole new direction and build an application from scratch that looks/functions in much the same way as PowerPoint but the created content is then published in tablet-friendly deliverables. Check it out here.

Unleash Your E-Learning Graphics from PowerPoint 2007

Rapid eLearning

This is a trick I kind of stumbled upon a few months ago. I was attempting to zip up a PowerPoint 2007 file and accidentally unzipped it to reveal a media folder that held all of the images I was using in my course. Now, keep in mind that this only works for PowerPoint 2007, but it’s still a cool trick, nonetheless. Extract the PowerPoint 2007 File. Download 7-Zip. It’s Free!