Transform your First Aid PPT training into eLearning content

Ed App

It does so with its simple-to-use PPT conversion feature. In the Courses dashboard, you’ll see a button that says ‘Upload PPT’. The button is between the ‘Content Library’ and ‘Create a course’ buttons. Image: the Upload PPT button in the Courses dashboard].

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Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. First, let’s look at template-based tools. These tools present several type of templates, each designed for some specific behavior and onscreen layout. Udutu is one of such tool which uses templates for authoring.

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How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts for creating engaging eLearning courses entirely with PowerPoint: Do.

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

Learning Visions

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. Creating asynchronous instruction. put it into context (create a story around it – example: A.

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How to Create and Scale a Document Management System in SharePoint (Without Hiring Extra Help)


A few weeks later, someone updates the deck and also creates a version for the manufacturing vertical. But if you stick with this system, you’ll have to add three or more tags to every piece of content you create. ppt” very frequently over the last several weeks.

Rapid Storyboarding and a FREE Template


Download the Free Template. I created the template below in PowerPoint that allows you to do quick mockups. Using the template is really easy. I’ve also created a quick video showing how to use it. Build your own template for different needs. The type of training that you build might be a different style that what this template can produce, but what I hope you take away is that mockups can be built very quickly. PPT design tools are easy to use.

PowerPoint to Captivate Process Overview

Adobe Captivate

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. A late-in-the-game SME review can cause changes in the PPT file that ripples down through the audio and graphics that have been created.

Power to the SMEs! – a Presentation the BBP Way

Learning Visions

Empowering subject matter experts to help create better eLearning. I pulled my project together yesterday in about four hours – included hammering out content, figuring out the BBP storyboard template, grabbing graphics, and learning how to use PPT beyond the basics that I know. The BBP storyboard template The storyboard template – really an outline tool – helped me sketch out the overall presentation first and organize my thoughts.

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Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images


Last week I blogged about creating a rapid eLearning course mockup to get stakeholder feedback early in the development process. This week, I want to talk about how you can create and use character interaction templates to build out mini-scenarios. I have 2 more videos below that detail how you can customize the template or build your own. As you’ll see below, I provide outputs and source files for PPT (Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, etc).

Top 5 PowerPoint Design Tips for Trainers


With that in mind, here are five of our most popular posts on how to create great training materials in PowerPoint. 3 Free PowerPoint Templates to Make Your Online Training More Memorable. Check out some free PowerPoint templates that can liven up just about any training program, courtesy of Trina Rimmer — from iPhone-inspired backgrounds to school chalkboards, these should do wonders to keep trainees from dozing off. Creating Engaging Online Courses in PowerPoint.

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 means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. And since we’re in this gift giving season, you can have the templates I designed for this demo.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. Create a text box with notes or add extra images to the slide. Create a slide in your slide masters to just hold notes and extra stuff. I created the graphics in PowerPoint using some clipart. Once the file is unzipped, all of the images are available to you in the ppt/media folder.

How to quickly and easily create a basic eLearning module using PowerPoint & Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

While I generally don’t recommend it, very often eLearning developers are called upon to create simple course modules very, very quickly. Captivate can import PowerPoint files on Windows machines, and Captivate 2017 makes it easy to create multi-state buttons to handle the course navigation. Step 1: Create a project from PowerPoint. ppt format. Step 2: Create a new master slide. ’ Step 7: Create a back button.

Awesome Games and Interactions for Articulate Presenter

eLearning Brothers

I want to take a moment and focus on how the templates work with Articulate. Each of the games is created in Flash and has scoring and looks amazing. a tutorial is included with every.fla and there are videos on our template tutorial site. We’ve created 4 different designs of interactive flash layouts. Here are some samples: Using Templates and Games in Articulate Presenter. Here are the steps to use these flash templates in Articulate: 1.

The Power of PowerPoint Master Slides in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Master slides in PowerPoint are very powerful and they are easier than ever to do with PPT 07. When using a rapid e-Learning authoring tools that runs off PowerPoint I always start with a template that uses master slides. (or Why do I like master slides: Templates – You can create a bunch of master slides and then save it as a template.That allows you to chose from many different layouts with just one click.

Themes Q&A

Adobe Captivate

Be careful with the Blank master slide: it is meant to be used for PPT import, and for Software simulations. Be careful when editing/creating themes because you have 3 different types of projects and you need a theme of that type: A non-responsive theme cannot be used for responsive projects with Fluid Boxes, nor for responsive projects with Breakpoint Views. Some more links for Themes: Themes and Templates.

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Check out Sasha’s e-learning blog

Learning Visions

A new blog to add to your feed reader, chock full of instructional design tips as well as hands-on practical info and templates for you Articulate users. Here’s a really slick PPT template Sasha has created (and he’s even giving it away – what a guy!) Check out Sasha’s e-learning blog !

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Best LMS Tools to Design Interactive Training Content


A robust and collaborative elearning authoring tool which helps to create online training content, incorporating engaging games and short quizzes. A powerful authoring tool implemented to create personalized training courses for the LMS. Elucidat uses a pre-built template library to deliver an interactive experience for all. Wistia effectively creates videos on different subjects- onboarding, sales, compliance, customer training, and more. ?

Not Your Father’s PowerPoint

Bottom-Line Performance

Either way here are a couple cool links that demonstrate how to move past standard templates and boring bullets. Although Articulate is also used, note that even you don’t publish to Articulate it’s pretty impressive what can be created in PowerPoint. He demonstrates how he built a television in PPT. What you’ll discover is that building graphical elements in PPT can be quite simple. Ok, ok, so most of our fathers probably never touched PowerPoint.

3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

Most rapid authoring tools come with built-in templates, and these go a long way in reducing the time taken to develop e-learning courses. These templates can be customized according to learning needs and eliminate the need to create the course from scratch. Online courses are developed just by transferring content from PPT files. However, this doesn’t mean the PPT files can be published online, as they are, using a rapid authoring tool.

eLearning Project Tip #9: How to Manage Three Common People-Related Problems


They create the PowerPoint (PPT) templates according to specifications, add bullet points, graphics, and speaker notes. Then also edit and add audio narration files and video segments to the PPT. After final approval, the content developer compiles the PPT into a SCORM format Mp4 video format ready for uploading to the LMS server. Managing an eLearning Project can just be overwhelming especially since it involves two key elements: people and technology.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Create Narrated Videos Quickly with Narakeet! . Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover.

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Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. In this case, try setting the player template display at an optimal level and avoid scaling (this worked most of the times for us). Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. Solution: You can avoid inconsistent indents by adding the bulleted text in a separate text box in the PPT.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool. Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it? What do I like about it?

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


Therefore, despite fluctuations of the economy and limited training budgets, companies are always on the lookout for sustainable learning solutions that can be created and delivered within limited means – of time as well as money. Create a foolproof plan of action before you start interactions with the subject matter experts (SMEs) to maximize utilization of time and money. Create learning content templates with suitable guidelines to help gather pertinent information out of SMEs.

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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. But if you present the same information in two channels, you reduce the capacity of working memory and in turn reduce learning by creating what researchers call the redundancy effect.” (p. Ultimately, the goal is to communicate and transfer knowledge – not to create a presentation.

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5 Super-Secret PowerPoint Tips I Can’t Live Without


The video above highlights some of the hidden shortcuts (such as copying and pasting formats, increasing font size, and grouping) that I include in my PPT cheat-sheet that you can download here. I’ve created two video tutorials to help you with your Quick Access Toolbar. Here are three ideas for creating better layouts in PowerPoint. The first thing I do when opening PowerPoint create a useful blank canvas. I created a video that shows some slide master tips here.

10 (Free!) eLearning Graphic Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve created a list of 10 FREE eLearning graphic tools to help you build your next online course. Microsoft Office : Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Adobe Kuler : Easily create, search, share, save, and rate thousands of themes, all within your browser. : Browse, choose, and download your templates based on theme, color, or topic.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts


Don’t open PPT until you have a clear message. So make sure you have a message before you begin creating your slides. He has created and appeared in over 250 videos at My favourite trick to do in PowerPoint is to create transparent overlays over slides, videos, photographs in PowerPoint! You can dim photos, create duo-tone overlays, darken, brighten, add exposure, add a vignette or do pretty much anything regarding colors with this type of object!

How to Maintain Instructional Continuity in Times of Crisis

Hurix Digital

You cannot create an online course in a day or suddenly migrate your entire content to a digital space and expect everyone to adjust to the new learning method. It should not disrupt or create frustration in the faculty and student experience. And have templates been created for them to develop quality online classes that are consistent with one another? Standards and best practices should be put in place to create a seamless and consistent student experience.

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

Rapid eLearning

This creates a new folder with the file name. In PowerPoint it’s in the “ppt” folder and in Storyline it is in the “story” folder). Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. 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.

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann


However, if I were to define rapid elearning for today’s market I’d say it represents empowered elearning—people are empowered to create courses with minimal technical expertise. Is it possible to build an interactive (and attractive) course in PPT? . If you have neither, use templates. What impact has PPT-based authoring tools on the training industry?

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target.

You MUST Do This When Designing Training


Truth is, SMEs are needed in order to create quality learning, be it instructor led courses or computer based training. We can't be expected to know everything about all topics, and nor should we - yet we are judged on the overall completeness of the courses we create, so someone here has to give. Get one for the storyboard, the cosmetic design (PPT slides, eLearning template), and the final course.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Lead Elearning Evangelist, to learn about 20 of her favourite tips and tricks to create elearning courses using Adobe Captivate. She’ll cover a simple way to make basic branching and how to use Adobe Captivate's advanced features to create custom experiences.

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