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

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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.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts

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If you are using PowerPoint 2007, click the  Microsoft Office Button > Save As. If you are using PowerPoint 2010, choose  File > Save As. by AJ George    When creating PowerPoint presentations and moving them from one computer to another, one area of concern is fonts. If you've used specific fonts within a presentation, the same fonts need to be installed on any computers that will open the presentation.

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PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

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  About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

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

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by AJ George  Last week  I showed you how to animate a picture in PowerPoint so that it came in as a puzzle, piece by piece. That was cool.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

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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. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.

PowerPoint 2010: A RANDom Fact

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  About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

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I've previously written about how to go about doing this in PowerPoint 2007 with an internet connection and without an internet connection as well as how to do this in PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac. In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever.

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

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PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010.   The good news: In PowerPoint 2007, not only did you need to go in to Windows Movie Maker to convert your presentations to movies, but in doing so you lost any transitions or animation effects you may have added. by AJ George.

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PowerPoint 2010: Changing the Default Theme

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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.

PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

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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. Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated.

PowerPoint 2010: Working With Guides

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  About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

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  About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

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  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple.   About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George. All you need to do is choose Insert > Audio and then open the audio clip. However,

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eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

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About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of the book " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and the just-released " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials."

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PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation

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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.

PowerPoint 2010: Adding Animation to SmartArt

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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.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Ways to Tell a Story (Alan Levine) - ZaidLearn , December 16, 2007 The power of Voice in online classrooms - eLearning Acupuncture , May 31, 2010 The Secret Recipe to Delivering World Class Lectures - ZaidLearn , August 29, 2009 E-teaching personality is good for e-learning - Electronic Papyrus , January 5, 2010 Online Discussions Face-to-Face Versus Threaded Discussions: The Role of Time and Higher Order Thinking Dr. Katrina A.

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

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All you have to do is this: In PowerPoint 2010, select File > Info.     About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.   Have you ever been frustrated by an inability to trim audio in PowerPoint?

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning

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Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. by AJ George. Now I'd like to give a quick example of how you could incorporate this into your eLearning projects made with PowerPoint.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. As shown in the graph below, between 2002 and 2007, LinkedIn has noticed a surge in the percentage of job titles that include the term “ninja”. Here are some more random Web 2.0

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Selection Pane

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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."

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation, Version 2.0

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After posting the first article, PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation , I got a tip from one of our readers, Konrad Schroth , for an alternate way to create a spinning animation. by AJ George.

Volatility in 3D Virtual World Industry

Kapp Notes

Check out a 2007 posting which sums up what is happening, The Metaverse Hype, Decline and Realism Cycle--We've Seen It Before __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating the Pieces of a Grouped Object as a Whole

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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.

PowerPoint 2010: I Installed Lion and Now My Shortcuts Don't Work!

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I do a lot of work in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 on the Mac by using Parallels.   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."

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eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning

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About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials."

PowerPoint 2010: Could An Update Be Your Simple Fix?

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  About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George   Do you often find yourself chugging away at a presentation, only to have PowerPoint crash and give you some variation of the "MS Office has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience," message?

PowerPoint 2010: Drawing No-Fill Shapes By Default

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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.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation, Part II

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The problem with that method is that it only works on files created in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. This week I will show you an alternate way to do this in both PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. In PowerPoint 2007, you will save the project as an html file. by AJ George.

Learned vs. Learners

ID Reflections

According to Wikipedia (2007) “…an expert, more generally, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability in a particular area of study.” ~ Building Expertise , Ruth Clark Today, we need experts and in more diverse areas than we even know. I have been deviating from the key themes of this blog, i.e., learning, performance, training and collaboration, for some time now. However, the deviations have been topics that moved me deeply, and I did not want to write about them in a separate blog.