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A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. Another thing that can be drastically different from PowerPoint to Illustrator is the creation process. Illustrator is very robust and dynamic at the same time, and PowerPoint has a very simplistic, easy-to-use creation process. But it does work.

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. You would need to create a new Captivate file from PowerPoint. Answer: Yes.

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. That being said, PowerPoint is likely on your office computer right now. Additionally, PowerPoint is often underutilized as a design platform and is surprisingly agile. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Save As.   eLearning PowerPoint

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with PowerPoint. I was asked recently about my favorite PowerPoint tips and tricks. My advice?

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. Do this by saving, closing PowerPoint, and reopening.

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I've talked a lot about where to get free stock photos , about how to manipulate stock photos , and tips for creating your own graphics. About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George. SHUT-UP!

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

Visual Lounge

Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. Did you know that, until recently, PowerPoint lacked the option to save a presentation as a video? This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint? Why is it that the two haven’t parted ways?

eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations. "PowerPoint doesn't kill presentations, people kill presentations." " It's easy to point the finger at PowerPoint for making office meetings unsuccessful and eLearning lessons a snore, but the truth is that poor design is really to blame. Here are a couple of tips to get you started.

Tim’s Top 3 PowerPoint Design Tips

E-learning Uncovered

This program is PowerPoint. That’s right, I said PowerPoint! Although you may not realize it, many of the tools you can use to design presentations in PowerPoint are the same ones used in programs like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. The key is to think of PowerPoint as a blank canvas, rather than a bullet-point-infested presentation machine.

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I was recently editing a PowerPoint presentation that someone else had created. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Info. AJ teaches a live, 3-hour class that offers tips/tricks for improving the look and feel of your PowerPoint presentations:  Slide Sprucing: Remodeling Lackluster PowerPoint Slides for eLearning and Presentations. 

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  I typically write about PowerPoint as it pertains to eLearning. This time I'd like to share a cool add-on I've discovered for PowerPoint for live presentations. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide.    PowerPointAudience participation can be a problem. How's that working out? 

Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

When we started this blog in 2007, PowerPoint-based elearning was all the rage, and for good reason. Today, the elearning market is different and PowerPoint elearning isn’t as important (or relevant) as it was ten years ago. It’s something I shared in this blog post on why PowerPoint isn’t the right tool for interactive elearning. Top PowerPoint Tips.

Toolbox Tip: 3 Tips for Using PowerPoint Like a Pro

ATD Learning Technologies

Although PowerPoint is relatively simple to use, many of its most powerful features are hidden in plain sight and get left unused. In this post, I’ll show you three simple features that will have you using PowerPoint like a pro. Click here to read full version

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. Production Tips: Stick with the same illustrator to have a consistent look. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint. EPS or.AI Keynote presentation.

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

Rapid eLearning

Looking at the free icons reminded me of simple trick we show in our PowerPoint workshops. It’s one I’ve shared in the past when I showed how to create custom shapes in PowerPoint , but today I’m adding a bit more detail. You’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer. Again, you’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer for this. Here are the basic steps.

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. Set up Slide Masters.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. I used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. How to Edit the Free PowerPoint Template. Here are a few production tips: These tutorials give you a very good overview of how to work with this free PowerPoint template. Edit these on the master slide.

Tip of the Week: Harness the power of Raptivity in Microsoft PowerPoint

Raptivity

easy integration of Raptivity interactions high quality interactive presentations powerpoint presentation Tip of the week

PowerPoint for Graphic Design – Recorded on 5/17/16

E-learning Uncovered

PowerPoint is one of those tools that we don’t give enough credit. We all know PowerPoint can be used to create presentations and long lists of bullet points. But, did you know you can use PowerPoint for graphic design? When you start thinking of a PowerPoint slide as a blank canvas, it opens a world of new possibilities. PowerPoint for Graphic Design.

Tips for Importing from PowerPoint to Captivate

Integrated Learnings

Microsoft PowerPoint is a very powerful tool for creating presentations. This means that a lot of content is developed in PowerPoint. There are times when you may want to reuse content created in PowerPoint in e-learning. Adobe Captivate does a great job of integrating with PowerPoint and converting slides to an e-learning format. Do you have any tips to share?

How to Use PowerPoint

The Peformance Improvement

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. It would be better if they didn’t use PowerPoint at all. It is because PowerPoint (and other presentation software) has become a ubiquitous form of management communication in organizations. Use very little text.

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates. Just like the PowerPoint templates, feel free to download them and customize them to meet your needs. Community-based elearning workshops focused on practical tips & tricks. Things tend to slow down in the summer.

10 PowerPoint Tips to Make Your Slides More Effective

iSpring Solutions

The design of your PowerPoint presentation is often underestimated. Everyone knows the saying, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’, however in PowerPoint-land it seems to be quite the contrary. ‘A This is the reason why PowerPoint has a dusty and static image. Presentation Tips & TricksShared. A thousand words are worth a picture’ seems a more fitting slogan.

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. What do we want to use the program for?”. Read on to see why.

Free PowerPoint Template: Tabs Interaction

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop I showed the difference between creating interactive elearning in PowerPoint and Storyline. Following is the free PowerPoint template and the corresponding Storyline version. Free PowerPoint Template. Click here to download the free PowerPoint templates. Production Tips. Here are a few tips: Leverage the master slides. That’s OK.

Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates

Rapid eLearning

A couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. I created a PowerPoint tutorial that goes through both tips in more detail. PowerPoint Tip: Use Pattern Fills for Image Placeholders. In PowerPoint, we can create all sorts of master slide layouts and add a whole host of placeholders. This is the tip that really caught my eye.

PowerPoint: Chart Templates

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

This PowerPoint user wanted to be able to create multiple charts with the same formatting (ie bars on a graph with a gradient effect) without having to individually format each separate piece of every new chart. In PowerPoint (2007 or 2010), choose  Insert > Illustrations > Chart  (to open the Insert Chart dialog box.). PowerPointNo worries!

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.

10 presentation tips from expert Rick Altman

eLearningArt

Most PowerPoint presentations suck. That’s why I interviewed presentation guru Rick Altman to share some of his best tips on giving better presentations. In fact, he wrote a highly rated book with exactly that in the title: Why Most PowerPoint Presentations SUCK; and How You Can Make Them Better. Why do most PowerPoint presentation suck? PowerPoint giveaway.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. Save the PowerPoint slideshow as a video that you can upload to YouTube. Create a PowerPoint Slideshow in Under 1 Minute. Advanced PowerPoint photo slideshow tips.

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Top 5 PowerPoint Design Tips for Trainers

Mindflash

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. 3 Free PowerPoint Templates to Make Your Online Training More Memorable.

Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift

Rapid eLearning

Here’s another free PowerPoint template that you’re free to use in your online training courses. See the Free PowerPoint Template in Action. Below is an example of the free PowerPoint template without any content in it. The first example is the PowerPoint version of the template and the second example is the Storyline version of the template. Enjoy!

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle. The original answer referenced this tutorial:  Puzzle Pictures in PowerPoint. Start PowerPoint. PowerPointThat is what I will cover today. pptx.

How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. If the free vector image is in.EPS format you may be able to edit it in PowerPoint. How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint. Bonus Tips to Edit Free Vector Images. SOLD OUT.