PowerPoint 2010: Turn Off Picture Compression

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  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.

PowerPoint 2010: Change the Picture, Keep the Animation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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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.

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.

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.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Many modern concepts in multi-user computing such as forums,e-mail, chat rooms, message boards, online testing, picture languages, remote screen sharing, multiplayer games and instant messaging were developed on PLATO. 2010 and beyond. Instructional Design has come a long way.

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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

Kapp Notes

All you have to do is to import your pictures, add some hotspots to link the pictures to one another, and you are done. Adventure Maker is suitable for the creation of picture-based adventure games, virtual tours, educational software, presentations, and interactive visits.

Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

Here are some pictures and thoughts from a previous Knowledge Summit I attended. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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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.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work.

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A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions

Upside Learning

In terms of cost of development these may stack up something like this: In terms of costs this would present a similar picture as that shown in The Chapman Alliance survey. How much does one hour of Level 2 elearning cost? and what about Level 3?

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Last week  I showed you how to animate a picture in PowerPoint so that it came in as a puzzle, piece by piece. That was cool.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

People are hard-wired for pictures, so use visuals to motivate your audience. Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part II

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

They were later shown the same images mixed with new images and asked to indicate whether or not they had seen each picture. by AJ George.   Last week I went over how colors affect mood and how implementing certain color stories into your learning courses can encourage (or discourage) participation. This week I am going to shift away from how color affects mood and focus on how color affects retention and learning.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Amaël Arguel and Eric Jamet ran a set of experiments entitled " Using Video and Static Pictures to Improve Learning of Procedural Contents ," in which the successful use of both static and dynamic images was acknowledged and then expanded upon. by AJ George If you're a habitual blog reader, then you've already been made privy to my foray into the effective use of fonts and some font resources.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

Pictures of speakers make the event more real. Have pictures on session descriptions and on the first slide of each speaker. I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year.

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. Enhanced Picture Editing. Remove Backgrounds from Pictures.

Using Graphics To Improve Learning

The eLearning Coach

What are you doing about the picture superiority effect? Post from: The eLearning Coach Using Graphics To Improve Learning.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

Visual Lounge

Typically this is a picture with an object appearing on a white background. However, instead of having a picture with a white box appear in your screencast, the white background is removed so only the object is shown. We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting.

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! Create a picture frame. And then create funky picture frames and more funky picture frames.

Count Down to 24 Camtasia Screencasts in 24 Hours.

Visual Lounge

The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam. Our 24 hour marathon for Camtasia is just around the corner. I'm wrapping up all the last minute details and rounding up all items we'll need. Microphones? Check! Webcams and cameras? Check! Midnight snacks?

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.

Personal learning or universal education?

Learning with e's

The picture above was taken in 1909. If those students could jump into a time machine and be transported a hundred years forward to 2010, what would they be amazed by? There has been a lot of discussion recently about the personalisation of education.

5 Ways to Improve Bad eLearning

eLearning Weekly

For example, picture a sales training that has a section on communication. Experience tells me that elearning people do not have a lot of time to go back to the vault of existing training and revise it. New projects dripping with deadlines take priority.

What is being a curator of digital microcontent? Or, the one with the big stuffed animals at Wal-Mart.

Janet Clarey

The People of Wal-Mart site works like this: people take pictures of other people inside Wal-Mart and submit their “Wal-Creature.&# The first few vehicle pictures that were submitted probably made the site owners pause.

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Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

In order to make good decisions, it is necessary to have a big picture of the field, its challenges and its future possibilities. 2010), making it appealing to the business market. Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

On the E-Learning Curve , Michael Hanley covers both the nitty gritty details of tools and the big picture ideas of design. Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. These categories are somewhat loose; some people could be in multiple categories.

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

The vendor will often create a sketchy picture of your goals and try and achieve that. Some months back I wrote a couple of posts about elearning outsourcing focusing on why to outsource elearning and how to select a vendor. This post focuses on how to make outsourcing work for you.

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?)

Buzz without the munchies

Janet Clarey

Post a picture, video, or other link here&# was test. So I sit down at my desk this morning, opened up Gmail as I always do and noticed Google Buzz. I read like 61 trillion tweets about Google Buzz over the past few days so, of course, I was fatigued with it to begin with. Tweets, blog posts, RSS feed just loaded with it.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

Picture the scene… an increasingly frustrated Bob is trying to work out where a particular field is on a database. After much poking around, he finally calls across to Sally, his colleague, to ask if she knows where it is.

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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

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?

Multiple identities

Learning with e's

Well, yes, the pictures above are of me on my Flickr site (with a little image manipulation too, for this blogpost), and some are of me with famous British entertainers such as Matthew Kelly and Johnny Ball and well known American authors and educators such as Steven Berlin Johnson and Marc Prensky.