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Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

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If you want additional layouts to accommodate the different colors, just go into the slide master, duplicate the layout and change the color of the bulb. As always, I use the default template colors, so you’re free to easily modify the colors using PowerPoint’s color themes. Here’s a link to the free PowerPoint template. PowerPoint Template. Tidbits. I’ll be in St.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! Click to download the free PowerPoint template. 100+ PowerPoint Tutorials. PowerPoint for Rapid E-Learning.

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Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed you how to design your own PowerPoint templates. In other posts, I’ve talked about how to use PowerPoint’s drawing features to build the envelope icon and television monitor. These are all intended to help you become more proficient with PowerPoint and your graphic design skills. It’s just a quick demo with a few slides.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Heres another article on PowerPoint, found via Donald Clark at Big Dog, Little Dog : Bite the Bullet: Improving Your Presentation Strategies. Some design tidbits: Another colleague, Cliff Atkinson, who wrote Beyond Bullet Points , suggests taking most of your bullets off the slides entirely. Ho hum. Whoopeee. eLearnin.

Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

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As you can see, I didn’t have to do much work because I used the default layouts for my slide backgrounds. January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). 23: PowerPoint Doesn’t Have to Be Boring. What is the look and feel of the course? Education theme.


The Thinking Behind a Branching Scenario

E-learning Uncovered

I just came back from ASTD’s TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas where I held a Creation Station on how to create a branching scenario in Captivate.  Now you are just copying and pasting everything on the correct slide based on your flow chart and the numbering convention you’ve set up. But it is even more important that you first set it up properly in your mind. Will it vary?

3 E-Learning Lessons Learned on the Road

Rapid eLearning

Normally, we’d push out a ten slide elearning course that shows how to greet. January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). 23: PowerPoint Doesn’t Have to Be Boring. And it stood out. 2012….coming

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part Three

Kapp Notes

Just around the corner is TechKnowledge 2012 is Las Vegas on January 25-27th. You’ll hunt for answers to questions supplied by speakers by attending sessions and viewing session slides online and on the mobile app. Answers to the questions will be found in the session slides identified by the icon: If you’d like to partner with others, use Twitter hashtag #TKgame. Karl Kapp.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? This applies particularly where text and sound are likely to be used (notably the studies on PowerPoint and speech). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Really.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. Once it’s online, they realize that many of the courses look like PowerPoint slides. If you have advanced skills you can use illustrator or even PowerPoint to create your own media assets. Voila! Couple this with learning how to use the software.

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. If you want to use the template, feel free to download the basic PowerPoint file that I used to create the job aid. Or does it just look like a bunch of PowerPoint slides and clip art slopped together? Use it as you wish.

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2010

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Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint. Here’s a Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template. Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template. Free PowerPoint Template & Simple Way to Share Files. Celebrate Thanksgiving with This Free PowerPoint Template. More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Rethinking the Conference Structure - Time to Step it UP - Engaged Learning , February 3, 2009 Mark Oehlert attended TechKnowledge ‘09 and his thoughts were very similarly to mine: Conferences need to be updated. I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Below are some helpful tips. In most cases, and in my case, the community manager also performs the moderation functions. &#.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus death-by-PowerPoint classroom session (if you could see the original PPT source content, youd begin glazing over within a few slides). Learning should never be about just sitting back and looking at slides while listening to a voice droning on about just theories without being set in context.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Karl: "The two of the most used items for synchronous learning are lectures via PowerPoint and software training (app sharing)." $199 for a printed copy of the full report.$995 Cammy, A fine idea to have a simple slide clarifying the pricing options. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 81% said no! Elluminate 4.2% Thanks!

Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

So, if you show a PowerPoint and in the middle of it, go on a web tour to your site and then come back to your presentation window, does it record that?  Ask them if the person speaking will align to their presentation (if they are also showing PPT slides or materials) and are going over them at the same time. Nobody wants to review a recorded webinar and see the person talking, hear them and realize that they are discussing things three slides or three product steps ago.  So long to credibility and perception. Next Week:  TechKnowledge Expo Treats  and Duds- Details Soon.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Heres what I recall: They created a set of powerpoint slides. Lets just say, a set of slide were created by someone. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ▼ June (6) The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. For now, this is all heresay. So thats one version. Cheers Nikki 8:12 PM M.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Plodding Along in Second Life

Learning Visions

Karl explained some of the real basics to me as we went along -- how to do "Mouselook" for a better zoom (very useful if youre looking at a PowerPoint slide in SL -- the quality of the graphics is often quite poor); how to make your avatar laugh and do other gestures. I got stuck in a car on Nissan island. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 17, 2007 Plodding Along in Second Life In the spirit of plodding along , I had another positive experience in Second Life. Karl showed me around his student sandbox.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

No More Death by PowerPoint. Spending your days and nights toiling away on a killer slide set? In preparation for my conversation on PowerPoint is Tyranny midday Wednesday, I took an impromptu survey on what makes for a conference great… or a loser. Response 29 People who read PowerPoints and don’t leave enough time for Q&A, discussion. Free wireless.