PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. Unfortunately I don't think it's quite right yet, as many of the new, fancy video formatting options included with PowerPoint 2010 will not work on embedded YouTube videos. by AJ George.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). You could even create content and use it in your 3rd party authoring tool, as an option, but really why would you want to? Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Market Trends Update 2010.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Two of the coolest new tools in PowerPoint 2010 (especially if you like to make your own graphics) are the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. If you've been playing around with PowerPoint 2010 but have no idea what I'm talking about, this is by no fault of your own.

PowerPoint 2010: Reuse Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    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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eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap

Learning Visions

Trying to figure out what eLearning authoring tools to use? Check out this collaborative eLearning Authoring tools Mindmap. Tags: authoring tools Not sure where to get started? I started it a year ago and my has it grown!

April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Lists top 25 blog posts on varied topics around rapid eLearning, including authoring tools, effective techniques and decision considerations. Related posts: eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 – Upside Learning Blog Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1.

PowerPoint 2010: Secret Passageways, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.

Moodle in 2010

Learning Visions

Hear my October 2009 interview with Ellen Wagner , one of the report’s authors). Join us at the Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2010 in Orlando, March 24-26. Back in June, I asked if the corporate Moodle was at a tipping point ? People were on the fence. And then the eLearning Guild published their LMS report in the fall of 2009, with Moodle clearly gaining a foothold in the corporate market. So is Moodle still gaining traction in the corporate market? Surely seems to be.

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Of course, it’s the programming we do with eLearning authoring tools that results in a polished, interactive learning product. By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE.

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Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

Then we had the brilliant Matt Mason the Author of Pirates Dilemma sharing his thoughts on how the youth culture is changing capitalism. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

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PowerPoint 2010: Secret Passageways, Part I

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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: Using the Shape Subtract Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Last week we learned how to find and use the Shape Unite tool.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

Upside Learning

That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. When you get to the right content piece, you could right click to see some further action options – including contacting the author of that content.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

eLearning 24-7

Listed below is the RCAT (Rapid Content Authoring Tools) Directory. Directory does NOT include any free authoring tools, since those are available elsewhere on this blog. Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory. Next week: Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality. Features 102 vendors. Feel free to use and share directory. File has been tested and is free of spyware, malware, and viruses, and any or all nasties. : ).

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Comes with Jackdraw authoring tool, and in the tool you can use Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia & PowerPoint content. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

However, to alleviate such difficulties, there are some rapid authoring tools available that can create mLearning without needing to acquire the technical skills. Here are some authoring tools that claim to let authors develop content targeted at mobile devices.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Here is a workaround for saving your presentation as an HTML file in PowerPoint 2010.

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mankin Microsoft released Office 2010 not long ago and I couldn't wait to see the upgraded suite in action. After playing with the new software for a while, I really liked the way Word 2010 looked and felt. I needed to convert a Word 2010 document into a PDF. I poked around Word 2010, menu by menu but found no hint of an Acrobat Ribbon or its coveted PDFMaker. or later will not see the Acrobat 9 ribbon in Office 2010 applications. by David R.

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Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions

Learning Visions

I'm talking to an in house learning team as they work on developing a strategy around eLearning -- including authoring tools and LMS selection. Do we need a full-blown authoring tool like Lectora or Outstart if we already have something like Captivate? Tags: elearning strategy authoring tools LMS

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools. Lists some features and functions that eLearning professionals normally expect from authoring tools. Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Here’s the information: Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 To kick off the new year, Dr. Tony Karrer is sharing some thoughts on what's going to be happening in the world of eLearning in 2010. What will be similar kinds of key issues that we need to be aware of in 2010? Tony promises to deliver a fast-paced, interactive discussion that will look at trends around social and informal learning, mobile, authoring, learning management systems, and others.

Keynoting Texas Community College Technology Forum 2010

Kapp Notes

In this keynote, Karl Kapp, a noted author, speaker and technologist focusing on the convergence of learning, technology and education explores how consumer-based gadgets, games and web widgets are impacting educational strategies, recruitment efforts and content delivery at the community college level. On Friday, I’ll be in the big o’le state of Texas speaking about the future of technology for community colleges.

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Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning.

Troublshooting Tips: Upgrading to Office 2010 for Windows XP Users

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George A couple weeks ago I upgraded from Microsoft Office 2007 to Microsoft Office 2010--at least I tried to upgrade. It seemed like a routine upgrade process until I tried to open Outlook 2010 and was greeted with a message saying something along the lines of " Please wait while Windows Configures Microsoft Office Single Image 2010." There is an option when installing Office 2010 to customize the upgrade process to only upgrade certain programs.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm by AJ George.

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Shift represents a new commercial model for authoring software

Clive on Learning

Sandra Arnold of Mercer UK alerted me to a new authoring tool that they are using called Shift. Here's how the vendors describe the tool on their website : "Shift by MindMuze is more than an eLearning Authoring Tool. " Ecosystem or not, the tool is one of a number of web-based authoring solutions allowing authors to work on their projects anywhere they can obtain an internet connection and in collaboration with any number of other specialists and stakeholders.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. A well known vendor has struck a deal to have a RCAT fully integrated into their LMS, so that it becomes their authoring tool; the RCAT vendor’s logo appears within the LMS – i.e. when end users go into the authoring tool.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies.

Rapid Content Authoring Tool Template Comparison- Oranges to Oranges

eLearning 24-7

Here is a template you can use when comparing rapid content authoring tools, and identifying which one will best serve your needs. Unlimited authors, etc.) – Remember what they quote you is a street price. Rapid E-Learning Content Authoring Tool Template. Tags: authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors elearning content authoring tools e-learning vendors comparison template

Training Trends 2010: What’s happening and so what?

Bottom-Line Performance

Rapid authoring (and we aren’t talking about Articulate here!). I just finished giving a talk on training trends - what they are and the “so what’s&# associated with them. Here’s a link to the slides associated with this presentation. We had a nice group of folks participating, and we generated lots of discussion.

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Product Review: SoftChalk 6 – Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

I would love to tell you that this is an amazing rapid content authoring tool that can do it all, achieve it all and frankly is absolutely fantastic. Tags: Product Review SCORM SoftChalk 6 Uncategorized Widgets content authoring tool e-learning e-learning vendors elearning rapid content authoring tool product review SoftChalk But sadly, this is not to be. While I had some exciting expectations when I jumped into the product, by the end of it all, I felt drained.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.

Webinars In April 2010

The eLearning Coach

Date: April 19, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. CPT, author of Essential Articulate Studio ‘09. Rapid” e-Learning authoring tools can make it easy for trainers, instructors, and content experts to build e-Learning themselves.