PowerPoint 2010: Animation Painter

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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. Have you ever used PowerPoint's Animation Painter? If not, you aren't alone. it's one of those useful tools that often goes overlooked. Say you want to add three animation effects to one object on your slide.

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.

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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: 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.

Communicating with Subject Matter Experts

Web Courseworks

Many eLearning writers and developers struggle with communicating with experts to acquire the knowledge necessary to develop highly interactive online learning activities. Five Factors to Enable SME Collaboration. Bacharach's Model adapted to include Aleckson's Five Factors.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

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."

Adobe Captivate 5: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

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Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. You can easily record audio from within Captivate by choosing Audio > Record to. You can record audio directly to slide objects, a single slide, multiple slides or the project background.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Feel free to use this graphic in any of your communication. Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free.

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.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

They will eventually replace a lot of varied tools, manuals, charts, technical support, calculators, and the like, perhaps making the mobile computing and communication device the only tool one needs.

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Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

The suite of products allows for the creation of 3D animated characters that communicate through body language (including gesture or sign language), facial expression and lip-synched speech. Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

EON Coliseum is an online multiuser solution that enables individuals and businesses to present and share their ideas, communicate complex concepts and collaborate in 3D. Immersive Workspaces™ is a collaboration solution that enables companies to communicate in a media- rich, 3-D environment.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

Checking out the communication channels available during large group gatherings. Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

December 14-16, 2009 International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ICICT): Human Capital Development for Progress, 7 th , in cooperation with IEEE, Smart Village, Cairo, Egypt. link] January 8, 2010 Higher Ed Tech Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

The book was edited by David Wiley, and printed versions of the book are published by the Association for Instructional Technology and the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. I follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said.

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds. The event is Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:30 to 1:30 pm ET Register HERE! Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. Also, follow the tour on Twitter with hashtag #lrn3d. And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page.

Mobile Learning at the High School Level

Kapp Notes

Meanwhile I am involved with a very large company who is running a pilot to see if their employees would benefit from having mobile devices for communication, learning and collaboration. A few weeks ago, Scott Newcomb a fourth grade teacher in St. Marys, Ohio informed me about a Mobile Learning project he has been involved with for the last two years.

Development Times for Captivate eLearning

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General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

I’ve mentioned previously there’s an entire generation of mobile savvy learners entering the workplace, mobile communication and computing devices are becoming commonplace and communication networks powering these devices are becoming pervasive and support higher data bandwidths than ever before.

Adobe Captivate 4: Train the Agents

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Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

It highlights the disconnection between how today's students leverage technology for their day-to-day communications and interactions with the limited use of the technology within academic environments. As schools adapt to new technologies and hardware and software, curriculum changes need to reflect more than just the inclusion of technology; changes needs to impact methodology, approach and instructional activities.

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Creating a "Story" as the Foundation for Virtual World Learning Events

Kapp Notes

This type of information sharing is a common form of communication. Good stories shouldn't be relegate to only reading a novel on the beach, use them to promote learning! Storytelling is a powerful instructional tool, stories help learners contextualize information and gives them an experience-base from which they can recall techniques and actions when encountering the same situation at work. With virtual worlds, we can expand the use of storytelling.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Company-wide training modules by an IT Process & Quality Manager at a Large Global Communications Corporation. Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? How do you justify the budget and how does that factor into your choice of solution?

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding

Upside Learning

A storyboard can be viewed as a communication schema. It communicates the arrangement of things in the final developed product. When communicating an arrangement of things, level of detail starts to matter. What is the intent you need to communicate?

Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

As a professional in the field of Computer Mediated Communications, when did you first realize the massive potential of new technology? From time to time, I get questions from students who have an assignment to speak to someone in the field. I think those kinds of assignments are wonderful because they link pre-professionals and people learning about the field with people who have been in the field for a while.

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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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

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.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Principles Of Gestalt Psychology

Upside Learning

They can help you become a better designer and communicate better through design. This week I focus on how a basic understanding of the Gestalt principles can help create harmonious design and improve the odds that the intended message is conveyed to the learners we design for. The Theory.

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Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

Communicate effectively in visual, oral and written form. A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does. She will be receiving a technical degree soon and thinks she might be interested in this field.

Augmented Reality and M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

You can impose the graphics, animation, communicate via Tweets or messages that appear in bubbles on your screen from other people in the area you happen to be walking around, see what it was like in the area in the past (very cool) and play games within it.