PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Download the puzzlepicture zip file at this link. 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.

Free e-Learning books


Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor TheELearningsite.com @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. I follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said. November 16, 2010 2:31 AM Christoforos Online said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

Mobile Learning at the High School Level

Kapp Notes

You can download a copy of his presentation handout here. 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. They have been using smartphones in the classroom and every student in our school district from 3rd grade to 6th grade has their own mobile learning device.

New Year Thoughts about 3D Virtual Worlds for Learning

Kapp Notes

We had to deal with bandwidth issues and slow downloads, we were flustered with navigation, we wanted to do more than read web pages, we wanted to interact. Hopefully in 2010, but if not then, I hope soon after. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. What seemed like science fiction a few decades ago is now reality.

Augmented Reality and M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Any tablet that offers apps for download and AR apps are available for download will work. Let me pose this scenario: Every day, you walk down the same street. You walk past the buildings, see the crowds and yawn.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


Free Stock Photos (Update 10/28/2010: suggested by Queralt Suñé ) Nearly 100% of their Royalty Free photos are Free Download. Dreams Time If you are a designer you can download high resolution RF stock images for free. Cheers N October 26, 2010 4:34 AM Christoforos Online said.

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Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

Tidbits: I’m in San Diego at the Training 2010 Training & Expo this week. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro E-learning is hot. And for good reason.

Captivate Twitter Widget- download it now on Captivate Exchange!

Adobe Captivate

The Captivate twitter widget is now live on Captivate exchange ! This widget provides a great opportunity for Captivate users to foray into collaborative learning and social learning. You can see a quick demo of the twitter widget in a previous post here: [link].

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


It is available as hosted service or you download and install a package on your server with no limitations in usage or users. Dimdim delivers synchronized live presentations, whiteboards and web pages while sharing your voice and video over the Internet - with no download.

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). Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began.


Mobile Usage Among The Youth

Upside Learning

You can download the report here. There are lots of other interesting bits in the report; well worth the time to download and read if you’re into the design of mobile learning.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

For more info about SAPI and its markup language, download sapi.chm from here. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. PowerPoint 2010 has built on that success and added a lot of features that will make the production process that much more efficient. It’s become even more the case now that PowerPoint 2010 has some additional features.

Snagit - Now with 100% More Bacon!

Visual Lounge

You can download a file of all the bacon stamps here (.zip You can download a file with all three stamps in it here (.zip You can download them here from TechSmith. I saw a t-shirt recently that said " Bacon Makes Everything Better ". Do you think that's true?

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Download Test Results? : Also, test results can be downloaded in several formats. Download Test Results? It cannot be downloaded. Yes, data is downloadable in several formats. 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.

Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

Enter the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging elearning.

Custom eLearning Development Costs – Results From Chapman Alliance Study

Upside Learning

The report is available for download here. 2010). Bryan Chapman from the Chapman Alliance informed me this morning about the completion of a study they started last month to collect data about the time and cost of custom elearning development.

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More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! Click to download the free PowerPoint template. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

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.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

It's YOUR Privacy: Own It


Don't download every Facebook game and app and gift. We're lucky to live near the fabulous Durham Bulls Athletic Park. This ain't your usual little hometown venue with wooden bleachers, but a big, pretty, sure-fire stadium.

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

Visual Lounge

I went to the website, saw a free Camtasia download and started "playing" with it. But it gave me a basis to start from; so when I learned of Camtasia and downloaded it, I was able to start playing right away.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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How Much Do People Forget?

Will at Work Learning

Click here to download the full report. Here is some information so cited (as of December 2010): People forget 40% of what they learned in 20 minutes and 77% of what they learned in six days ([link]. This blog post is excerpted from the full report, How Much Do People Forget?

Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

Visual Lounge

If you'd like to add today's show to your calendar, ( download the reminder here ). Today is the day! You're in the right spot to tune in live for our December episode of The Forge. To watch the show live, just visit this blog post on the Visual Lounge at 2pm EST to join us! Note: you may need to refresh your browser at 2pm. What will we be talking about on The Forge today? Mostly music! You'll learn where you can find music that you can use for free and legally in your screencast.

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Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

In most cases, there is a cost associated with developing and accessing such content, as it is likely that there is cost for downloads and bandwidth. There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

When finished, click download and save the file to your desired location. There are several programs that will allow Mac users to play wmv files on their systems, but I have tried and had success with Flip4Mac, which you can download for free here.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

How to Run a Conference That Makes Us Say “WOW!” - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2010 Attending conferences is always a mixed bag. Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes - Full Circle , February 24, 2010 The topic was “ Online Facilitation: 14 years on. References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates - Full Circle , March 28, 2010 First, is an old discussion summary from the Online Facilitation list from 2003, compiled by Chris Lang which still has value to me.

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eLearning/mLearning: Easy Font Resources

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One option, if you have a Tablet PC and the free downloadable software My Fonts (or a similar setup), is to create your own fonts. by AJ George. Last week I covered how a selective use of fonts can enhance the effectiveness of your eLearning and mLearning content.

The beauty of notes

Clive on Learning

I’m finding the ability to highlight sections so that they appear in my own, downloadable clippings folder extremely useful, although I’m not so keen on making my own notes with the tiny keyboard.

Update: Designing mLearning

Clark Quinn

The good news is I’ve finally got a downloadable PDF sample of the book, including what I think is a clever cover design (caveat, my idea :), the ‘about the book’ section, Ellen Wagner ‘s gracious foreword, and the short section introduction and first chapter. Well, it’s been a bit of a saga, but there are some new developments about my forthcoming: Designing mLearning: Tapping Into the Mobile Revolution for Organizational Performance.

Link to download the Adobe Captivate Reviewer 2.0 Installer

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If the installer is not on your system, you'll find that the download link isn't easy to find via a Google search. In that case, here is a direct link to  download the installer. I've heard from several Captivate 5 developers that they do not have the Adobe Captivate Reviewer 2.0 on their systems. That's strange because the Reviewer is usually installed when you install Captivate 5.

How to Organize & Manage Your E-Learning Course Files

Rapid eLearning

Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I was on the phone with someone who had problems with her elearning course. It seemed that nothing was working right. As I dug a little deeper, it turned out that she was deleting some of her files.

Reporting the Quiz Results to a local server

Adobe Captivate

It can be downloaded from www.wampserver.com/en/downloads.php. One of the most requested features in Adobe Captivate was the ability to store the course results on the local servers or database.