How to Convert Static Slides into Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

A lot of e-learning content starts with existing PowerPoint slides. And a common challenge is converting all of that PowerPoint training into interactive and engaging e-learning. A good practice activity is to convert what would have been a click-based interaction into something else.

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

The PowerPoint slides just need to be tweaked—editing the onscreen text, adding some animation, prepping the script for voice over recording, and syncing everything together. ” “It’s about 200 slides. ” “OK, I’m looking over the slides now.”

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4 Tips to Convert Training Presentations into Engaging Online Courses

CommLab India

With organizations now looking to convert classroom training material into online courses, how can we turn boring training presentations into engaging self-paced online courses ? Reading takes time, and it is boring to look at text-heavy slides without images.

PowerPoint: Converting Presentations to HTML5 with iSpring Converter

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

 But in iSpring Converter , I have finally found a PowerPoint distribution tool to really like.   Here's what iSpring Converter does. The apparent functionality was created with PowerPoint triggers and actions, which cause the presentation to branch to the relevant slide.   Enter iSpring Converter. I am happy to report that after conversion with iSpring Converter my actions and triggers still work beautifully!

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task.   Do a run-through of your presentation to make sure there is an adequate amount of time between slide transitions and any animation effects you may have added and make any necessary changes.   Related article: PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies. by AJ George.

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PowerPoint: Changing Slide Sizes for Importing into Captivate

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you resize the PowerPoint presentation, the size of the imported slides you see in Captivate will match the width and height of your Captivate project.  Converting inches to pixels isn't something most of us can do without a calculator. by AJ George.

Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

CommLab India

A manufacturing firm wanted to convert its instructor-led compliance training program to an e-learning course. They converted their PowerPoint decks into an online course using Articulate Storyline with a full narration of the text in the PowerPoint slides.

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Adobe Captivate to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Many organizations prefer to convert their PowerPoint presentations, used in classrooms, into interactive e-learning courses using rapid authoring tools. Here are the steps: Open the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert to an e-learning course. Rapid e-learning is on the rise 1.

Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate. In this post, we will see how to convert PowerPoint presentations using another widely used rapid authoring tool – Lectora Inspire.

Articulate Storyline: Displaying Notes Pane in Specific Slides

CommLab India

But what if you don’t want the notes pane to appear in some slides? Step 2: Now, go individual slides in the project which have audio and write the transcript. Step 3: Go to the Properties of each slide with the transcript and select Custom for the selected slides feature.

Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips

Trivantis

When I first started as an instructional designer in eLearning, one of the services provided by the team I was on was converting instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning-based content. Benefits of Converting ILT to eLearning. How to Get Started Converting ILT to eLearning.

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Converting Text Variables to Number Variables – The Articulate Storyline Way

CommLab India

For a recent project, I had to convert text variables to number variables. By selecting the “Timeline starts” option, you can ensure that the JavaScript you write (shown in the next step) will be executed when the slide timeline starts. .

Convert Your PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning With Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations to e-learning courses using the rapid authoring tool, Lectora Inspire. This feature of Storyline makes it a widely used tool for converting PowerPoint presentations into engaging and interactive e-learning courses.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Converting existing eLearning to Tablet Learning can be relatively easy, and with many tablets having display areas similar to desktop PCs, content repurposing is often minimal.

Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Are you looking to convert them into good e-learning materials that can be accessed easily by your people? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively.

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How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

So let’s see how to convert an Articulate Storyline project into a Word document to take advantage of its benefits. . Here, you need to select either Show Layers or Show slide notes or both, depending on your requirement. These options will help you convert the project into handouts.

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No! No! No! 3 Don’ts When Converting ILT to E-learning

CommLab India

You can effectively convert these documents into online courses. When converting ILT material into e-learning courses, one wrong step can result in undesirable consequences. Do NOT simply publish your PowerPoint slides. PowerPoint slides just act as a supplement in the classroom.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Identify all the PowerPoint presentations you want to convert to e-learning and place them in a folder.

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Adobe Presenter: Convert Recorded Webinars to On-demand Resources

CommLab India

You can record a live webinar, and then, convert the recording into an online learning resource. Converting a Live Webinar into an On-demand Digital Learning Resource. Let us see how a recording of a live webinar can be converted into a self-paced learning material for the web.

4 Reasons to Convert ILT to E-Learning for Product Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Here is an infographic that lists 4 reasons to convert ILT to e-learning for product training. Employee training is one of the crucial elements for organizations to achieve their business goals. In this regard, many organizations are moving from classroom training to online training.

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Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

In this blog we will go through the process of converting PowerPoint presentations (instructor-led training PPT deck) into interactive and engaging e-learning courses using the Html5 authoring tool Adobe captivate 2017. Select all slides and press OK.

Converting a Course From Articulate Studio ’09 to Articulate Studio ’13

eLearning Brothers

In Studio ’09, the Next button on Engage interaction slides took the student to the next slide in the course. You now have layers that let you use the whole slide instead of just the little gray box, add media, format text, etc.

Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Realizing it’s high time, they convert their Flash-based e-learning courses to something compatible with the current browsers and devices; they outsource these e-learning courses to be converted into HTML5 using Articulate Storyline. Make full use of the Master Slide.

PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Once you have saved your PowerPoint presentation with the audio as a.wmv file in Windows Movie Maker you will not be able to adjust the length of each slide.   Drag the blue playback indicator directly before the slide for which you would like to begin narrating. by AJ George.

Code of Conduct Training – Challenges in Converting Manual Resources to Online Training

CommLab India

Converting manual resources into e-learning courses comes with its own set of challenges. It is not about converting PowerPoint slides into an e-learning module or posting a recorded lecture online. Converting content that is already out of date will not serve any purpose.

4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Why use Articulate Storyline to convert your flash-based e-learning courses? Here are four reasons you should use Articulate Storyline to convert your legacy courses. You can use Triggers , Slide Layers , States, and Variables to build even the most complex interactions, without coding.

Tips To Convert Your PPT into an Effective Online Learning Course

CommLab India

One big risk in using “converted” PowerPoint presentations as the basis for online learning is that when a PowerPoint is converted into an online course (with maybe only a quiz at the end), it not only lacks instructional value, but also has a negative impact on learners.

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6 Reasons You Need to Convert Your Legacy Courses

CommLab India

If you are one of those stewards who started eLearning very early in your organization, I am sure you will be now wanting to convert your legacy courses for one of these reasons. Recently, a manufacturing major in USA, converted 100 Flash courses into Articulate Storyline 2 output.

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How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

In this article you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into web enabled presentations using HTML5. Step 1 Create a PowerPoint slide deck […].

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material

TalentLMS

The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. How do you motivate the professors to convert their content (as simply as possible) into eLearning courses? So, focus on time limit, not slide limits.

Top Tips for Writing Better ELearning Scripts (Session slides from #LSCon)

Learning Visions

These are my slides from my session yesterday at Learning Solutions here in Orlando: Top Tips for Writing Better ELearning Scripts. Some weird formatting things happened when I converted this from Keynote to PPT and then uploaded to Slideshare. Writing better e learning from Cammy Bean Want more top tips? Check out the top tips page on the Kineo website! Please forgive me

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Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

Therefore, there is a significant opportunity for eLearning developers to leverage existing materials used in Instructor-Lead Training (ILT) , and convert them to eLearning format. Convert existing content using multiple media , Text, Video, Audio – not just bulleted lists.

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Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

If you are an expert in your field and have some great training up your sleeve, why not convert it into elearning courses? Just imagine the frustration of online learners if you push that presentation online, with no further modifications, and all the learners see is slide after slide of bulleted points with no supplemental information or engagement to make them stick to the training. eLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook.   The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.   Select Every Slide. by AJ George.

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5 Tips to Convert Legacy Courses Into Responsive Courses

CommLab India

Before you start converting the course, make sure you collect all the source files, along with the media and supporting files (FLAs, XML, JavaScript, audio, videos, etc.). Start working on the courses which you think are a high priority; low priority courses can be converted later.

How to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning Format

Practi

Best Practices to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning . The process of converting traditional learning material into a mobile-ready format can be simplified if you follow the guidelines of being brief, relevant, and interesting. You can also start with existing slides or a policy PDF, if you already have them in your content files, and break them down into smaller pieces.

Gamification by example - my slides

Learning Rocks

After a suitable delay, here are my slides from my talk at the eLearning Network's October Converting Classroom Courses event in London. I've added a summary of what I said on each slide in the notes.