A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. The only draw back is that you don’t have complete control over every aspect of the graphic as compared to software programs such as Adobe Illustrator.

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size


Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). Method 1: Compress PowerPoint presentations using in-built tools.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Need a reason to convert your existing instructor-led credentialing and certification programs to eLearning? 10 years ago, the idea of offering online certification and credentialing programs at your association would have been crazy. Less costly for the association.

Fundamentals of Designing and Developing Cost-Effective eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When: September 22-25 Where: McCormick Place, Chicago (Part of the Online Learning Conference Certification program). What's the real cost for your effort? Are there hidden costs? Camtasia Captivate e-learning eLearning HTML5 Microsoft PowerPoint Storyline TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance User Experience UX

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business. sound complex and potentially costly but. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as.

Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Your Training Edge

Summary: You can stretch your training dollar by carefully analyzing and choosing both internal and external tools and programs. What programs or tools are going to be absolutely necessary in the coming financial period? In your needs analysis process, be sure to divide the “must haves” from the “nice-to-haves” This way, you can prioritize easily and work toward the tools or programs you don’t absolutely need. What about your current programs?

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Program Is Failing


Did you recently set up a corporate online training program expecting it to set the world alight, only for it to turn into a damp squib? Most staff training and development programs are a process of evolution and many fall flat at first attempt.

Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you follow this blog then you know that I’m a big fan of PowerPoint. But is PowerPoint the best option if you want to create interactive elearning? Here’s What Makes PowerPoint Special. Top PowerPoint Tips & Tricks. 3 PowerPoint Shortcuts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Heres another article on PowerPoint, found via Donald Clark at Big Dog, Little Dog : Bite the Bullet: Improving Your Presentation Strategies.

5 Step Process to Develop E-learning Videos Using PowerPoint

CommLab India

What if I say videos can be developed very easily using just PowerPoint? In this blog post, I’ll share 4 simple steps that’ll help you develop engaging, cost-effective videos without any animation experts or software. All you need is PowerPoint.

Think of a Cost-Effective ERP end-user training method Before Cutting off the Training Budget

CommLab India

What would be the first thing to get axed in the cost cutting initiatives of an ERP project? In most cases, it would be the training program. So before cutting off your training budget, you might like to think of a few cost-effective ERP end-user training methods.

3 Steps to Create a Great Online Certificate Program


Through improvements in technology, it is possible for corporations of all sizes to offer their own, tailored certificate programs. Of course, simply putting together a PowerPoint presentation and finishing it up with a few multiple choice questions is not enough.

Corporate Employee Training Programs: E-learning vs. Face-to-Face

Beyond Campus Innovations

Corporate Employee Training Programs: E-learning vs. Face-to-Face. For example, learners may be asked to create a strategic plan or budget for their department or develop a PowerPoint presentation through video that demonstrates how outcomes will be used in their particular role. As you can see from the list above, there are many attractive aspects to choosing e-learning for your corporation’s employee advancement programs.

eLearning enhances maritime training programs


eLearning enhances maritime training programs. Several eLearning initiatives in the maritime industry, for example, are improving training programs for sailors and security professionals. eLearning solutions are engaging, flexible and highly customizable.

Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

This is usually handled by the design tool and behind-the-scenes algorithms and programming. Development Time and Cost: I have often heard the concern “it will take twice (or 3 times) as long to develop our courses in a responsive format, and that time comes with a monetary value as well.”

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

They have PowerPoints that have been used in prior general sessions. This program sat dormant for 2 years with none sold. The “what if we” was, what if we converted the overheads to PowerPoint?

The New & Improved Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The cost for doing so meant most organizations didn’t have access to the world of online training. That all changed when the PowerPoint-to-Flash tools like Articulate Studio , emerged. Flash required special skills which made authoring in PowerPoint so attractive.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content


Employee training is no longer limited to sitting back and watching PowerPoint slides. Creating interactive training conten t ensures that the employees are engaged in the training program. These are cost-effective ways of creating a professional looking training video. When it comes to the text part, remember that a video is like a PowerPoint presentation. Gamification in corporate training means incorporating certain gaming elements into the training program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

How to Move Past Free Clip Art

Rapid eLearning

Another option that I’ve mentioned before is to scavenge clip art images from older graphics programs. Free clip art was easy because in PowerPoint you could always right-click and ungroup them for easy editing. Freebies Graphics PowerPoint Uncategorized

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The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet point presentations. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. I don’t typically create a PowerPoint template. Instead I create the background images to use in my PowerPoint slides so it’s easy to just swap out the background. I use a tablePC and a capture program like Wink (free).

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Contrast that need for out-of-the-box thinking about programs and computers with two stories. If you are going to insist on lecturing on and on from notes or PowerPoints created years ago.guess what? Tags: Out and About programming

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Here’s What the Critics Don’t Want You to Know About PowerPoint 2007

Rapid eLearning

I don’t know about you but I am starting to get tired of the PowerPoint haters. I go to a lot of conferences and there’s always someone trashing PowerPoint. They’ll throw in the usual, “it’s not PowerPoint but the presenter&# disclaimer and then go on a 45 minute anti-PowerPoint rant. The irony is that many of them happen to use Power, they’ll actually be using PowerPoint. It’s not a limitation created by PowerPoint.

The 33 business tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

It has the added benefit of cloud based Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) It’s cost effective, pretty reliable, and lets us record calls for future review. A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend who was recently promoted to a C-level position at his company.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Don’t Just Transfer Classroom Training to E-learning – Transform!

CommLab India

Can you deliver good online training by publishing PowerPoint presentations used in classrooms, as they are, to the web? When you convert these PowerPoint presentations as they are, you miss all the activities that facilitate better knowledge transfer, leading to gaps in the content.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

iSpring Free is basically a PowerPoint presentation plus a quiz, but this might be an option for simple samples. Free and Low Cost Hosting Options. Mike Taylor lists several free or low-cost options for hosting in this post (although a few, like Dropbox, are no longer options.

The 33 tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

It has the added benefit of cloud based Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) It’s cost effective, pretty reliable, and lets us record calls for future review. A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend who was recently promoted to a C-level position at his company.

Three Essential Tips for New Online Training Designers


This is further complicated by the various reasons that many organizations venture into online training, such as scalability, cost savings, and optimized resource use. Consider PowerPoint, one of the most basic tools we all commonly use.

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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


Don’t get me wrong, elearning is an absolute fantastic tool that every company should utilize for employee development and training (at the very least for the natural cost benefits). Converting Existing PowerPoint Files is Effective.

Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Throw a PowerPoint together; it’ll be better than nothing. That same panic kicks in when there’s a new product on the way, a new software program rolling out, etc. Anticipate training costs and build them into the project budget from the start.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs. Offer a certificate or credentialing program.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Low-cost.

The Video Influence on ELearning


At one point in time, it was perfectly fine to just record a PowerPoint presentation and distribute it to learners. For example, the very popular MOOC programs use video for dispersing lectures. Online courses have come a long way in the past 10 years.

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