PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you are copying from another Office program, make sure that the document has first been saved.) by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Installable:  Fonts may be embedded in documents and permanently installed on the remote system. Editable:  Fonts may be embedded in documents, but must only be installed temporarily on the remote system. Print & Preview:  Fonts may be embedded in documents, but must only be installed temporarily on the remote system. Documents can only be opened as read-only. If you are using PowerPoint 2010, choose  File > Save As.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

A wiki can contain – or point to – all manner of media, such as text, graphics, documents and multimedia. In my articles Online courses must die!

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

Kapp Notes

Users can choose from multiple 3D environments and 3D objects (or create their own), import their own videos or animations, upload presentation documents, schedule meetings with preferred avatars, and participate in a self directed or presenter controlled viewing mode.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding

Upside Learning

Our storyboards and design documents need to be an extension of this intent. Design documentation may not be about solving problems, but it can help avoid them by providing an elegant way to document design intent.

Eight Tips for LMS Implementation

Upside Learning

Make sure that the help desk is prepared with the necessary documentation, FAQs and other information that might be needed by the users.

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.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

Document your policies. I’m not 100% convinced that a formal Social Media Policy is necessary – especially if your Employee Code of Conduct is up to scratch – but in any case, you need to document what your employees can and can’t do on social media.

Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

How do you save and transfer documents to the iPad? The iPad is here. After all the hype, which it didn’t quite live up to, there was a lot of commentary web-wide on whether it’s suitable for elearning, or a specific type of learning. Here at Upside our camp is divided, there are iPad lovers and there are iPad baiters.

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Our Favorite Game Design Blogs

Upside Learning

The other is to look at other’s experiences, and there are many who’ve documented their game design experiences in various blogs. I especially like the post on creating a game design document ; you might want to check it out.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


You can use your microphone or webcam, share documents on a white board, share your screen or record meetings. With Vyew you can give a presentation to a hundred people online or post a document youve been working on for review by your colleagues at the convenience.

Converting Instructor-Led Training to E-learning or Distance Learning: Keys to success

Bottom-Line Performance

One way that I help the team through this grieving process is with the e-learning course design document. Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. Promote Your Page Too. We receive frequent requests to convert ILT courses to e-learning or distance learning.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

I bet Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, hopes and prays that his L&D teams have well-documented evidence that everyone involved with the Deepwater Horizon drill rig had been through their mandatory and compliance training.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Learners would be able to access content nuggets (videos, documents, or mini courses) from corporate information systems just when they need them. The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: Creating Multiple Topics From One Word Document

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One of the most common ways to add new content to a RoboHelp project is by importing a Word document via File > Import > Word Document. If  If the Word document contains a TOC, Headers, Footers or Index, they will import nicely into RoboHelp. by Kevin Siegel.

Time Saver Tuesday - Snagit Print Driver + PDF

Visual Lounge

Snagit shows up as a 'printer' that you can choose when you go to print an image or document. You don't need to print out your critical documents that you need to archive because the Printer Capture will capture and save your output as a graphical file.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Converting Empty Phrases to Gold

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Strangely, these wordy phrases tend to pop up in the first sentence of an article or training document, right where you need to be grabbing the reader's attention and holding it. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.   It is important to note that empty phrases relate to the reader's amount of interest concerning your topic.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Seventh Day.

Visual Lounge

Once you've demonstrated what you want, you can jump to the next stage simply by switching to the next document. Have you ever heard the quote, "Practice make perfect"? This also applies in screencasting. If you want to master the art, you need to practice.

Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Think of it as an intensive retreat that will give the jump-start you need to create clear, concise step-by-step documentation that effectively educates and motivates adult learners. Whether you're writing technical documentation, training curriculum and materials, or eLearning scripts, this intensive course delivers instruction and practical experience on critical topics including: the writing process and structure. This live, interactive writing course is designed for you.

Time Saver Tuesday - Camtasia Studio Hot Keys

Visual Lounge

We had a request during our recent Camtasia 24 Screencasts in 24 Hours about publishing all the hotkeys in one place (they're listed in a various sections of our Online Documentation here ). "If I save time, when do I get it back?" Too bad it doesn't work that way in life! :-).

The Practice of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

It’s important to note that when I’m referring to content, I’m not pointing to conventional elearning, but more of knowledge units that document the varied knowledge the enterprise generates and manages using a knowledge management system.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates) DigiTale s by Bernajean Porter Storyboard Templates and Resources by MinuteBio Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects by Dr. Thomas Welsh ( MSWORD document containing storyboard ) Open Source Software for Storyboarding Celtx is an open source software that you can download and use it for free.

What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

A dictum like “Just deliver; don’t document unless the document is going to add value” would throw me into a tizzy. Don’t we need to document so that in case a point comes when the blame-game starts (I assumed it would), we have our backs covered? Collaboration over documentation Going back to my roots in traditional organizations where documentations supersede communication, conversations and listening, I can appreciate the value of collaboration.

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Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Now any document can become a Web page," Scribd co-founder and CTO Jared Friedman told TechCrunch. Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms.

Adobe RoboHelp: Word 2010 Support

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The following was recently announced by Ankur Jain , Product Manager, RoboHelp on the Technical Communication blog : "Many of you must be wondering about Adobe's plans to support Microsoft Word 2010 in RoboHelp. Some of you have submitted requests for RoboHelp to support Word 2010, and many others have asked me about it in various forums. Please note that we haven't made any announcements about updating RoboHelp 8 for Microsoft Word 2010."

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. Husband’s views on this are well documented in ‘ The Future of Workplace Dynamics’ published by the World Future Society.

Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Here is a short review: Gary Woodill, describes how mobile devices can provide effective learning in a variety of formats including location-based information, just-in-time training and the ability to provide on-demand documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) when and where the employee needs the information. For example, I co-founded a company called SmallDocs in 1999 to deliver instructional documents to a mobile phone using WAP.

Blog regularly, sleep easy

Clive on Learning

I use Evernote to keep all my thoughts, quotes, extracts from documents and web cuttings in one place, organised by topic. I have come to the realisation that blogging is a key strategy for coping with information anxiety - the stress you feel when trying to take advantage of what seems like a never-ending stream of interesting leads to follow-up online. In fact not just online, because TV, newspapers, books and magazines haven't gone away - the online stuff comes on top of all this.

eLearning/mLearning: Easy Font Resources

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Comic Sans (for casual documents). by AJ George. Last week I covered how a selective use of fonts can enhance the effectiveness of your eLearning and mLearning content. This week I have a few easy resources for working with fonts. Adding Distinct Personality with Handwriting.

Visual history of corporate education

Jay Cross

Check out this awesome history of corporate education from Eileen Clegg: “ Ongoing project with IFTF and Global Learning Resources, 4 X 12 foot graphic map documenting corporate education over 120 years in historical context, leading to a forecast through 2010″ Just Jay

Facebook for e-Learning


At the same time you can add documents, PDFs, add MP3 audio to make webinars! Zoho Online Office You can have all your office files such as documents, spreadsheets, presentations online and share them with your learners. November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said.

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

Study and understand the Project Scope Documents and Design Documents well before you sign them off. If you don’t understand them your vendor will be happy to walk you through the documents.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

This library has good documentation and tutorials and also supports URL shortening. it also has good documentation and tutorials for users.

Power to the SMEs! – a Presentation the BBP Way

Learning Visions

True confessions of an ID turned presenter…) The template is a formatted Word document – if you buy the book you get it on the companion CD. Today I presented a webinar through MyKineo : Power to the SMEs! Empowering subject matter experts to help create better eLearning.

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.


Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. If you are considering creating a “Serious Game&# or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. 2010). PLENK 2010 - The Most Awesome Course on Planet Earth!