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Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. But when it comes to an organization’s eLearning needs, just the presentations (PPTs) may not be enough. It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter.

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. But when it comes to an organization’s eLearning needs, just the presentations (PPTs) may not be enough. It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter.

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PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” The two presentation programs share many of the same features, such as the ability to include text, images, audio, and video. Here are a few points to consider before making a choice for your association: “Is the eLearning well-designed?”. Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. Compatibility with other eLearning programs.

How to convert PPT to e-learning

Geenio

The minimum viable product approach to converting ILT to self-paced learning allows you to minimize efforts and gain benefits at each step of the process: Upload PPT decks and add knowledge checks to save on training delivery Add video and audio tracks from live session recordings for higher engagement Add achievements to motivate learners and measure their competencies. Choose the PowerPoint presentation you would like to upload.

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What Is E-learning? – Is It Just a Glorified PPT?

CommLab India

Is it just adding audio narration to a PowerPoint deck and publishing it to the web, using authoring tools such as Articulate Studio? A good online course is much more than a mere PowerPoint presentation used in an instructor-led session with audio. Classroom PowerPoint presentations contain only about 50% of the learning content. Most PowerPoint presentations used in trainer-led sessions contain only about 50% of the content, presented to learners.

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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As an eLearning developer, sometimes you're given a completed PowerPoint project and told to "fix it" or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Often the presentation is given to you as a.ppt or.pptx file and does not have separate audio or image files. While there is no way from within PowerPoint to directly extract audio and image files from a presentation, there is a workaround. Open the ppt folder. by AJ George.

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Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio – Help Needed

Tony Karrer

Jesse saw a post where I pointed to slides from a recent presentation and he commented: A PPT slide deck is a horrible way to convey anything significant. How about a link to audio, or better yet something like an Articulate Presenter or Breeze presentation that combines the audio and the slide deck? I would very much be interested in what you had to say in your presentation, but a PDF of the slide deck doesn't do much for me. Hard to do in audio.

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PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?

Take an e-Learning Break

I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. link] PPT2Video from Wondershare – strip out all the Articulate elements and insert audio on the page. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok.

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Personalization: The Secret Ingredient of eLearning Success

ProProfs

Ask any eLearning expert about the ingredients of achieving success with online learning and their answer is likely to include – ‘choice of platform, ‘features offered’, ‘learner’s ability’, ‘trainer’s knowledge’ and may be even ‘luck’. . This holds true for eLearning as well where personal learning environments (which enables learners to manage and control their own learning experience) are sought by many. What is Personalized eLearning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Not elearning, but ereading.

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PowerPoint to Captivate Process Overview

Adobe Captivate

Add with note, generate Text to Speech audio. Capture and Edit Audio. Add audio to Captivate file. Generate 4 th draft with Recorded Audio. It may not get reviewed until edits to the PPT slides.). I’ll post it, or email to SMEs, and request edits to the PPT slides. Once those revisions are made, I utilize a Cp template with our branding, import the PPT (also with our branding), and work to build navigation, question pools, and pilot reporting in our LMS.

Awesome little PowerPoint tip

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Anyway, back to the PowerPoint tip … If, like me, you have to work with other people’s PowerPoint files, the great thing about them is that the author can record or embed audio narration on the slide. That’s great, until you need to ID (a term I’m learning, which means to ‘perform instructional design work on the resource’) the slide from a static experience of watching or listening to the presentation to an engaging learning experience.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

We all agreed to take on a design challenge about six weeks before the conference, and show up ready to talk through 1) a design concept that we could present to a client and 2) our process and tools behind the concept. Our challenge involved one of WeeJee’s actual clients, the Door Security and Safety Foundation, and an elearning course that they commissioned. Here’s the advertisement mock-up, as I would present it to a client: Click to play in a separate window (1 min).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. But I would love the input of some actual tool users -- or perhaps recipients of eLearning created with those tools. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. Audio. Presentations. Presentation Magazine.

15 Benefits of Using PowerPoint in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

It seems that everywhere you go in the eLearning world you run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their base or offer the ability to import slides. Many of you are already using PowerPoint in the classroom, so why not repurpose that presentation for your online courses? These are 15 benefits of using PowerPoint in eLearning: Everyone has PPT – It’s probably already on your computer. Why PowerPoint?

Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    Have you, or a Subject Matter Expert, created a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint? Are you moving away from presentations and toward eLearning lessons created with Captivate?  Don't throw those PowerPoint presentations away. You can import PowerPoint presentations into an existing Captivate project, or create a new Captivate project that uses the PowerPoint slides.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools. I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ).

Creating e-content faster: Helping SMEs do more than just ‘information overload’

G-Cube

Without the necessary facilitation on what the learning objectives are and what the learners want to know – the SME will always lack direction as to how to present the information. Formats can be created in PPT or Word for the SME to fill in. Encourage use of audio: SMEs can also be encouraged to use audio narrations to explain topics in detail. Here too, the final audio might have to be re-recorded to ensure quality and the script might have to be fine-tuned.

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Taylor talked about checking your aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9), working with animations to ensure a smooth transition from PPT to Captivate, transferring audio (video won’t transfer), and working with objects. Then, I touched on how to set up the import using High Fidelity and Linking (versus embedding) the presentation; how to re-sync, once changes are made, and how to edit slides once the link is complete.

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

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. Sometimes you can’t avoid a data-driven presentation and making nice-looking charts & graphs in PowerPoint is more than a bit tedious for those of us who don’t excel at Excel. Use all those words to your advantage and build a word cloud to act as an artful backdrop to your presentation.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

More and more organizations with eLearning programs in place are feeling the need to move towards mLearning, and we believe that Tablet Learning can be a smooth and easy way to initiate this shift. Tablet Learning, however, can be viewed as a separate category that serves as an effective stepping stone in the transition from eLearning to mLearning. We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

Raptivity

Addressing the above mentioned issues while designing, developing and deploying an online/eLearning course would greatly help Instructional Designers and online educators in making it a complete success. Raptivity, a Rapid eLearning tool, helps address some of the above content related issues with its 190+ customizable interactions library. Using Raptivity, one can make learning interactive and present the content in a variety of stimulating ways.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

Inspired by this interaction, today I’m going to share the building blocks of an eLearning course and then delve into how they can be combined to create an engaging learning experience. Dragging and dropping your files into order, choose from: Text documents – PDF/Word/PPT. Audio – Such as Mp3s. Take the learners through a presentation you have prepared to expand upon points to make the topic more understandable.

Shifting to Adobe eLearning suite - reuse your existing eLearning content

Adobe Captivate

adobe eLearning suite and articulate presenter , migrating old eLearning projects. Adobe eLearning suite consists of a set of products along with Adobe Captivate 4 and Adobe Presenter 7 using which you can create any kind of eLearning courses. With this you will not need any other eLearning tool in your arsenal. You can still use them inside Adobe Captivate and other products in eLearning suite.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

42 Design Square

Are you looking for effortless conversion of your flash-based elearning to HTML5? The answer requires you to classify your Flash-based Elearning on criteria of the elearning development tools used to create it in the first place. Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. For most parts, they will need to recreated using newer elearning development tools.

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Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. eLearning Technology.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. With all its advantages, Articulate does have a few bugs – although the company did recently release a patch for Presenter ’09 that resolves a large number of bugs [view the whole list of resolved issues here ]. Solution: You can avoid inconsistent indents by adding the bulleted text in a separate text box in the PPT.

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Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. You can find our slides from the presentation here , and feel free to email me if you’d like to see the file we used to whittle down the tools we rated (there were 200 of them!). Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. You can find his PPT presentation here. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. The learner could listen to the audio if her preferred style was auditory, OR read the text if her preferred style was visual. This means that I learn best through my visual channel, next kinesthetic, with audio being my weakest channel.

Find E-learning Disappointing? 7 Tips to Make It Better

CommLab India

They say online courses are just slides with bulleted lists and some interactive elements to avoid looking like a basic PowerPoint (PPT). That can be true to some extent, as the roots of e-learning are in PPT. Presenting information the same way throughout the e-learning course is monotonous. Instead, presenting the learning through examples, scenarios, weaving a story around the learning points, having video clips, knowledge checks, surveys, and more makes sense.

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Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

When I’ve completed PowerPoint presentations or e-learning courses, I like to save all of the media assets I used in the presentations and courses and put them in a single location. Media Library filters by images, characters, audio, and video.

Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points

Learning Visions

I’ve been slowly making my way through Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create presentations that inform, motivate, and inspire. While it’s geared toward the live, stand-up presentation (e.g., the sales presentation, the keynote, a lawyer’s opening arguments at a trial), there’s a lot to apply towards self-paced, asynchronous eLearning programs.

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7 Proven Tips to Create Effective PPTs For Knowledge Transfer

CommLab India

As a training manager, you know that ILT is one of the methods of knowledge transfer and PowerPoint presentations are an integral part of ILT training. When you are creating a PowerPoint presentation, it is important that you have a script ready. This will sustain their interest throughout the presentation. Present One Thing at a Time . The content on each slide must be confined to the point you are presenting. Present data graphically, using charts.

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Top 10 best training websites

Ed App

When we were once stuck in the static world of PowerPoint presentation slides lasting hours on end, we’ve since evolved in quality and effectiveness by catering to the modern learner. In just a few simple steps you can give your PPT slides a more modern look.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. My first issue came when I uploaded a test presentation and subsequently tried to delete it. I refreshed the window and the presentation was still there. I repeated this several times and my presentation did not delete.

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