PowerPoint 2010: Turn Off Picture Compression

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Here is how to turn off picture compression: In PowerPoint, choose  File > Options  to open the PowerPoint Options dialog box. by AJ George  You may not realize it but PowerPoint is lowering the quality of the images in your presentations.

Using People Pictures in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes it is very effective to add people pictures to your online courses. Below are a few simple examples and layouts for using cut-out people pictures in eLearning. The pictures are copied into PowerPoint using pre-build eLearning course styles. (A

Using People Pictures in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes it is very effective to add people pictures to your online courses. Below are a few simple examples and layouts for using cut-out people pictures in eLearning. The pictures are copied into PowerPoint using pre-build eLearning course styles. (A

PowerPoint 2010: Change the Picture, Keep the Animation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

From the Ribbon, select Picture Tools Format > Adjust > Change Picture. Note: You can also right-click the image and choose Change Picture.). From the Insert Picture dialog box, you will be able to select the new picture. by AJ George. You've just completed a very slick PowerPoint presentation. On one slide you have an image fade in. After it fades in, it pulses for emphasis. After it pulses, text appears above.

Screencast of the Week - Picture-in-Picture for Whiteboard Recordings!

Visual Lounge

And, the Picture-In-Picture (PIP) option in Camtasia makes screencasts lively and shows off the presenter's personality. There are a couple elements that can make screencasts interesting and engaging. Motion from drawing on the screen with something like a Tablet PC or Wacom tablet make a screencast dynamic and can focus viewers attention. Typically PIP usually shows a webcam recording or sometimes an image.

Cutout People Pictures for eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

Do you ever need eLearning clipped out people photos for your courses? You’re in luck! We’ve shot the same models in dozens of poses and removed the background so you can create your own scenarios. Each eLearning clipped out people photo pack can easily be used within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Flash, PowerPoint and many more). See the People Cutout Images.

Predictions for 2010

Clark Quinn

I’m hoping that organizations will start taking a more serious approach to a broad picture of learning. eLearning Mag publishes short predictions for the year from a variety of elearning folks, and I thought I’d share and elaborate on what I put in: I’m hoping this will be the ‘year of the breakthrough’. Several technologies are poised to cross the chasm: social tools, mobile technologies, and virtual worlds.

Wordcamp 2010

Jay Cross

No, there weren’t any pictures, just lots of visitors.). Conference hosts should take a lesson or two from Matt Mullenweg. Today’s Wordcamp San Francisco was simply great. Great line-up of speakers. Glorious weather.

Instructional Design: Becoming Part of the Big Picture

Dashe & Thomson

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

Great ending to 2010

Jay Cross

These two absinthe drinkers are a new addition to the permanent collection: I’d been looking for a good Cezanne on which to vertify Jonah Lehrer’s hypothesis that the artist left paintings purposefully unfinished to enable the viewer to complete the picture.

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. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

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Clip art illustrations insert as WMF pictures by default. Adjust the saturation for inserted images: Insert a picture ( Insert > Images > Picture ). Ensure the picture is selected. Right-click the grouped object and select Save as Picture. by AJ Walther.

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

March 1, 2010 to April 1, 2010. The Social Media Bubble - HarvardBusiness.org , March 23, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Augmented Reality – Explained by Common Craft - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , March 23, 2010. Why HTML5 is worth your time - OReilly Radar , March 15, 2010. The Ethical Dog - Scientific American , March 19, 2010.

Stock Photos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Tags: eLearning eLearning Tips People Pictures power point backgrounds stock photos

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A beautiful new year to you all

Challenge to Learn

My house looks like a Christmas picture. It’s a beautiful ending of 2010, I hope for all of you that 2011 will be at least as beautiful! Yes we have a white Christmas in the Netherlands.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. e-Clippings (blogoehlert) , November 8, 2010**Please use W-A-S-D keys to move through this post, mouse to look around, space bar to jump and left-click to fire. In the picture, they’re mechanics, get it? Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions - Bottom-Line Performance , November 4, 2010Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010.

My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Are you going to Learning Solutions 2010 in Orlando this month? So don’t be surprised if you hand me your card, and I just take a picture of it. Well, that’s page one of my iPhone for Learning Solutions 2010. Do you have an iPhone/iTouch?

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

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. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set.

John Chambers talks with Public Services Summit 2010

Jay Cross

Make the 5 – 10 year picture clear. You have to paint the picture of why things are important. John Chambers was beamed in to chat with the Public Services Summit in Stockholm yesterday afternoon. My notes follow. The economy? Parts of Asia doing very well.

Call Center People Photos

eLearning Brothers

Tags: Products/Reviews eLearning People Pictures

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People Silhouettes for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Tags: Products/Reviews eLearning People Pictures Templates

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Think about it: PDFs display structured text and pretty pictures. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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Grabbing Your Trainees with the Right Picture


It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand bullet points, and this is particularly true of training. Training designs are at their most engaging when words AND pictures work together to drive home the message. Hint: Think big picture and focus on one thing. Or, looking for ideas from other people who are using words and pictures to engage?

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Removing Stock Image Backgrounds If you have Microsoft Office 2010, you can use the new Background Removal feature found in PowerPoint, Word and Outlook to remove backgrounds easily. You don't need to have Microsoft Office 2010 to remove stock image backgrounds. by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Add the text ( Insert > Text Box ), shape ( Insert > Shape ), or image ( Insert > Pictur e) you would like to appear at this bookmarked spot of the video.

The eLearning Salary Gender Gap

Learning Visions

This post is part of a blog carnival hosted by Janet Clary – a response to my original post eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report in which I declared I was ticked off by this: There continues to be a consistent gender gap in pay between men and women.

SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

In the picture below, you can see some of the mechanisms they used: Social Bookmarks to share resources they found Discussion Boards to ask questions and have discussions. Will it make the most sense as SharePoint 2010 begins to roll out into organizations?

Finland Key Note Resources and Part One of Recap

Kapp Notes

Also, you can see pictures that Maria Muinonen took at [link]. In similar study, discussed by Baylor (2010) , “participants were exposed to an avatar representing themselves running on a treadmill, another avatar running or an avatar representing themselves loitering.

I Have Seen the Future of Conferences.and it is 3D!

Kapp Notes

Here are some pictures I took of the conference, our slides from the conference and a link to one of the videos from a session. Terrence Linden discussing the new Second Life browser at VWBPE conference.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. Twitter Statistics: The Full Picture. The January 2010 sales surpassed December 2009 sales of 19.1 Estimated number of iPads sold as of April 11, 2010 821,000.

Adobe Captivate 5: One Masterful Slide

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In the picture below, I added a logo to the lower right of the master slide. by Kevin Siegel Ever needed to display an object across several or all of your Captivate project slides? Me too! The good news is that there is more than one way to accomplish the task.

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

In 2006, Google created a game to help it tag pictures and photos on the web. Gamification – making things that don’t seem to be a game into a game is growing in popularity.

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

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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.

Parikrama: Breaking the cycle of poverty.

ID Reflections

You can see some of the pictures below bearing testimony to their joy. Seeing the camera around my neck, they were eager to have their pictures taken.some of them were keen to click some photos too. If you want to see the pictures, you can go here.

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27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

They are not predominantly directly related to learning or instructional design or theory (except for one or two); however, they all helped me to see the larger picture, to understand where workplace learning and training fits in, and why and where change is needed.