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

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. PowerPoint Tip 1: Step Away from the PowerPoint Template. My advice?

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

8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. To get you better prepared for creating content in PowerPoint, here’s eight things you must never do with graphics in PowerPoint. 1. Transitions are a great effect in PowerPoint. Free PowerPoint Template.

5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Our Microsoft PowerPoint Graphics are the best in the business, and with good reason. Not only are you getting amazing charts, graphics and icons, but each one is fully customizable and built natively in PowerPoint to give you the fullest amount of control over the look and feel of each template. PowerPoint Icons. You’ve never seen PowerPoint animations look this good.

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.

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.

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. 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." SHUT-UP!

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.

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.

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

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. 

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. 

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 thousand words are worth a picture’ seems a more fitting slogan. This is the reason why PowerPoint has a dusty and static image. Presentation Tips & TricksShared.

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? 

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.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. 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.

PowerPoint and Prezi

Dont Waste Your Time

If you’re a PowerPoint user, whatever level, and have thought about using Prezi but have been unsure of making the switch, then those lovely folks at Prezi have made it easier for you to get started – why not import your existing PowerPoint slides into Prezi and spice them up? Related posts: Alternatives to PowerPoint in the classroom. Video: Is PowerPoint a media?

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint


I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). 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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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?

Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates

Rapid eLearning

couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. 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.

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


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

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. Punchy Tab Template. Download. Download.

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.

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.

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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!

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.

How to Draw a Perfect Circle in PowerPoint

iSpring Solutions

Drawing shapes is drop-dead easy with the vast repertoire of readymade shapes available in PowerPoint. One such scenario is when you need to draw a circle – you'll find that PowerPoint's Shape gallery has no Circle shape! PowerPoint Presentation Tips & TricksShared. You can easily insert these shapes with a click or two, but once in a while you may get stumped.

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7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Avoid standard PowerPoint imagery and go the extra mile to add tailored visuals. If you are a user of PowerPoint 2013 (or higher) or Office 365, just download this free plug-in and start screencasting with voice over. Audio tips.

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. Updated agenda.

How to Open PowerPoint Presentations Online

iSpring Solutions

Problem : How to open a PowerPoint presentation without PowerPoint? Solution : Whether you don’t have Microsoft PowerPoint at all or have an old version that doesn’t open presentations created with newer versions, that’s not a problem! In fact, there’s no need to download PowerPoint or any other software to view a PowerPoint presentation. Shared. Read more ».

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Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

Visual Lounge

As a former instructional designer, I’m very intrigued by this notion and I’m happy to share with you… Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos. Pop-ups with tips and tricks for improved success. Those are five of my tips for creating engaging and effective content. The post Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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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.