PowerPoint 2010: Animation Painter

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Say you want to add three animation effects to one object on your slide.   Add an animation effect to an object ( Animations > Advanced Animation > Add Animation ). 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. It works so well for your project that you want to add the exact animation sequence to several more objects on several slides.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

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PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

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Add an animation (I like Zoom for this purpose, but select whatever you like) by choosing Animations > Add Animation > More Entrance Effects. by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

One of the challenges with making elearning effective is how you manage the courses and access to resources. Elearning is cost effective and can produce great results. Where do you see elearning’s effectiveness? E-learning is hot. And for good reason.

PowerPoint 2010: Adding Animation to SmartArt

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The effect you added should be listed on the Animation Pane. Click the arrow next to the animation to display the drop-down menu and choose Effect Options. While you can have the elements appear in order, or in reverse order, you can not apply animation effects out of order.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Most presenters are not used to designing for online, so it’s important to help them plan their sessions to be effective. Some of the best sessions have very effective means of capturing the wisdom of the attendees. And I’m not a big fan of using multiple back channel tools that effectively split the discussion.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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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.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’ On balance, the evidence would suggest that the medium, the delivery channel, is much less important in determining effectiveness than the learning strategy you choose to address the task in hand (exposition, instruction, guided discovery, exploration, etc.), Is e-learning effective?

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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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.

Formal Learning All the Way.Baby

Kapp Notes

There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective. Anything less is not as effective and the performance will not be guaranteed. Do we really expect a person to effectively sell product in a retail environment without authentic formal instruction?

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. From here you could add any number of effects or transitions to move the lesson along. by AJ George.

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

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Click the more arrow on the last animation effect and choose  Timing.

3 Barriers to adoption of Serious Games/Immersive Learning Simulations

Kapp Notes

Instead, a game/simulation is an effective educational tool primarily because of the high level of interactivity and instant feedback. Here is my answer to the second of a series of questions from a graduate student about serious games/immersive learning environments.

Contest: Test Your 3D Instructional Design Skills and Win Some Money

Kapp Notes

The Serious Games Challenge will be launched from Caspian Learning’s ‘Experience Lounge’ exhibition stand at the Game Based Learning conference on 28 th March 2010.

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. 5 Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement.

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

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You will notice that the exit effect is set to happen prior to the bookmark trigger. by AJ George  During a previous article on  Perfecting Motion Paths , I made a short PowerPoint video illustrating the final motion path animation.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. 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. aLearning , March 2, 2010 What’s the intention of having the conference ?

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22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Preparing Instructional Objectives : A Critical Tool in the Development of Effective Instruction by Robert F. Creative Training Techniques Handbook: Tips, Tactics, and How-To’s for Delivering Effective Training by Robert Pike. Designing Effective Instruction by Gary R. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. That post seems to have got good circulation.

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.

Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

Evidence : While this is changing, not enough studies have been done to date showing that learning games are effective.

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"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

There is research evidence to indicate that informal language in an e-learning module is more effective than formal language.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

Related posts: Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement Five Things Not to do While Selecting an LMS UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management.

Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

The Builder works with your existing text, images, and Powerpoint slides to let you rapidly create effective and engaging materials. Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses. Avatars can be an important and meaningful addition to your elearning.

Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

Example As an example of how effective a virtual world can be for teaching how to respond to a critical incident, witness the life saving heroics of a gentleman named Paxton Galvanek.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

It allows you to make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

Jim indicated that museums see the creation of virtual immersive environments as a way of making their exhibits and offerings available to more people and of creating levels of immersion that might not be cost effective in the physical world.

Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

We will eventually overcome all those difficulties and design and informative and effective educational session but a little "frustration" and "confusion" by an instructional designer makes for better designed instruction. Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table.

3D Virtual Immersive Environment: Conceptual Orienteering

Kapp Notes

The learner can then get behind the wheel of a virtual car and see and feel the effects of trying to drive while "drunk." It is also sometimes difficult to determine the best environment to create to effectively immerse the learner into the concept.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

But as IPhone has distinct UI there are some tools to achieve that effect: iui. Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available.

Using Virtual Worlds in the Conspiracy to Create an ah-ha Moment

Kapp Notes

If you want to gain a glimpse into an effective and exciting way to provide context, experience and learning, this is the place you should check out. Abbott Bundy with his backpack and walking stick ready to embark on a story quest with his guides.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.