Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

Bottom-Line Performance

We recently shared this tool with a client and incorporated it into one of their sales meetings with sales reps and customers. This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months.

eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle

eLearning Brothers

8 Flash games, 2 PPT eLearning course style themes AND more than 60 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are PPT and Flash based templates that are super easy to update. PPT Course Style Theme: Billboard (80+ files). PPT Course Style Theme: Paper & Folders (80+ files). Specs: Files included: fla, psd, ppt, pptx, jpg, swf. PPT course style samples (just a few). Demo PPT Theme: Billboard. Demo PPT Theme: Paper & Folders.

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PPT Templates and Free PPT Slide Every Week

Take an e-Learning Break

You can easily customize the templates to work with your corporate branding. Slideshop.com has more than 1000 templates for download. You purchase slides sets which have 10-30 slide templates. Each set costs about $30 but there's a special 30% on the site now. Sign up for the newsletter and get a free slide each week. You can also download a sampler pak with lots of good example. Check it out: [link

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THE BEST LMS SOLUTIONS TO TRAIN YOUR CUSTOMERS IN 2020

Paradiso

Online learning is a very effective tool when you’re offering customer training , because it allows your customers to learn on their own schedules, return to the topics as many times as necessary until they’re fully understood, they can also check quickly on the exact concepts they need to know and they can study at their own speed. Thereby, you ensure your customers gain the knowledge they need to succeed about your products and best practices.

Adding custom navigation buttons to imported PowerPoint slides

Adobe Captivate

Captivate automatically adds click based navigation to progress from one slide to another when you import a PPT slide deck into Captivate. Many trainers start their eLearning content authoring from MSPowerPoint. And then use tools like Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter to covert these PPTs into elearning courses. But some of us prefer to provide [.]. Rapid Authoring Under the hood Adobe Captivate 5 buttons added to powerpoint slides MS PowerPoint navigation issues in captivate 5

Three Takeaways Today

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint is not E-Learning and shouldn’t be used as your course tool/development – For whatever reason, there are people who have been around online learning for years, who still see PPT as a means for the creation of content – i.e. courses. PPT is boring.

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4 eLearning Design Challenges and Solutions

CHRP-INDIA

They are constantly required to meet demanding expectations from their client in order to deliver the best experience to their end customers. They could send you a 6 slides PPT or a 100 slides. Your job would be to compile all of that into an interactive layout for your customers. Your challenge as a designer is to create a customized learning experience for them. Instructional designers are always asked this question: “What is it that you do?

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. It’s a tricky balance working with customers. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. We built the project exactly like the customer wanted. I was inexperienced at the time and catered to our customer’s every demand and ended up with a subpar product. The Rapid Elearning Blog.

Best LMS Tools to Design Interactive Training Content

G-Cube

While selecting amongst the best learning management system tools, you can either go with authoring tools to develop custom content or web-based tools to host meeting via the LMS. Modern LMS design supporting this SCORM compliant authoring tool help users to customize the look and feel of the course. It supports a variety of options to customize training content as per the diverse learning styles, business needs, as well as review courses for all screen sizes.

Tips and Strategies to Convert Your Outdated eLearning Content to Highly Engaging Training

EI Design

Instead of using static PPT slides or legacy Flash-based eLearning content to deliver “101-type” learning, L&D professionals could migrate those training assets to latest techniques. Custom & Bespoke eLearningOver time, L&D professionals accumulate significant inventories of legacy course materials. But as technology, techniques, and teaching strategies evolve, the legacy content becomes outdated.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Many features are not available in the free trial — including custom fields, video assessments and ability to set recommended courses. Litmos prides itself on a customer-centric approach and continual innovation in the marketplace. Litmos is focused on executing on its customers’ vision that learning technologies should be able to be used, consumed and deployed by anyone in the organization and on any device. Customer learning. No custom or ad-hoc reports.

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Right size your PowerPoint imports

Adobe Captivate

For example, if you want to set the dimensions of the Captivate slides to 1024 x 768 pixels, it is recommended that you set the dimensions of the PPT slides to (1024/96, 768/96)=10.67 In PowerPoint 2016, click the Design tab, and click Slide Size > Custom Slide Size to launch the Slide Size dialog. Enter your custom values in the fields provided. Now, import your PPT slides into Captivate without worrying about size issues.

3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

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. Developers of online courses need to address this shortcoming when they convert PPT files, used in ILT sessions, to online courses.

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. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. To get around this, we created a new custom certificate wherein the HTML file containing the certificate SWF file extracts the user name from the LMS using a SCORM API. c) Press CTRL+Enter immediately before that word in the PPT. (d)

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

42 Design Square

Depending on the nature of the source files, PPT,STORY,CPTX etc, you may be able to convert these to HTML5 if the latest versions of the same software offer backward compatibility and upgrade your source files. PPT/PPTX/PPTA files if you converted a PowerPoint presentation to elearning. Media Assets: Custom media assets created softwares such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw; Audio file recording in.wav or mp3 format.

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Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

The first ever virtual reality application introduced, came in the form of a head-mounted device to serve custom purposes. Traditional training programs do not provide real data such as on, completing a written document or PPT slide. From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise.

How to Deliver on the Promise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Inkling

Users primarily access enterprise content by retrieving documents from their email or intranet such as Word, PPT, or PDF files. Some organizations are attempting to solve the BYOD content gap by building custom mobile apps, but many are in fact solving the wrong problem. Did you miss our recent webinar, Delivering on the Promise of BYOD , hosted by Ahmed Datoo? No sweat!

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Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Specify the above tag (referenced in italics above) within the Custom HTML field of the object’s properties. The size of a PPT slide.) Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Are you curious what course dimensions work best for both? This is a conversation that I’ve seen popup in various areas lately. Here are some resources I’ve come across. Project size for Articulate Storyline.

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10 PPE training courses

Ed App

You can also add your own PPE Training PPT simply by copying and pasting your existing training content. EdApp’s editable content library makes customization extremely easy. Easily edit and customize with branding or different messaging, then deploy to your teams – all within minutes.

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

Zunos

Plus, you’re getting more emails every day from people asking where “that one slide deck we used last week for the customer presentation” is. Finally, we’ll show you how we save our customers time and solve for document management using Bigtincan. ppt” at the top of the list.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Shape 2 – Icons & Illustrations Shape lets you customize the style, colors and border of static & animated icons and illustrations. App of the Week.

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Awesome Games and Interactions for Articulate Presenter

eLearning Brothers

If you’ve been coming to this site for awhile you probably know that we build a lot of custom flash games/quizzes/interactions for eLearning developers. Every game comes with the.fla file so that you can customize everything until your heart is content. There are also PPT backgrounds available that have over 80 different layouts. We also provide a PPT master template file that you can use to speed up the development process.

Harnessing Untapped Technology with Organizational LMS Leads to Increased Sales Training Efficacy: A Case in Point

G-Cube

Also, as per ASTD’s research, the preferred mode of training is still traditional classroom or PPT based learning courses that do little to kindle the learners’ interest. The intelligent system not only managed the entire learning – including assigning courses, managing learners, sending out reminders and so on, it also provided several customized reports and sent them out automatically in the form of emails and dashboards to the respective stakeholders.

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Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

Many template-driven tools provide facility to include custom developed content in the course mix. While developing courses using our internal rapid authoring framework, we often use a few custom complex interactivities – like small games – developed through Flash and integrate it in the course as external interactivity. Articulate community does provide some readymade PPT templates which you can use and save time on design and layout.

Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts

eLearning Brothers

Now-a-days, almost every training course has a PowerPoint (PPT). This PPT is used during class to help the trainer stay on course and to provide some information to the learner. A PPT can be restructured to be more than just slides with text. Many times you can also get test data from the developers to use as sample customer information to ensure that your simulations have populated screens. Customize the course to your audience.

PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training

eLearning Brothers

Plus, this PowerPoint template can be customized with your company colors, logos, images, background, etc. Never delete any slides in the PPT. If you are looking to add a little fun competition to your classroom training, check out our GameShow PowerPoint Template (and our eLearning Games ). The GameShow PowerPoint template is one of my favorites because you can buy a “buzz-in” game system that will add a higher level of excitement to any Q&A.

Introducing Unified Content: The best way to build solid business training

Time to Know

TIME To KNOW is excited to announce the introduction of a brand-new online corporate training builder that equips employees, partners and customers with vital company information in minutes ! Word, Excel, PPT, pages from PDF documents, YouTube, Vimeo and your own MP4 videos can all be merged into one item. Your training materials can be sent to any employee, partner or customer – anywhere and at any time. It’s finally here!

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6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

That’s what happens when your customers sign up for a course that has great branding , a fabulous tag line and an energizing course description. People would much rather put their skills to practice than sitting nicely, watching your PPT deck progress while the life ebbs slowly from them. Last week I wrote about the “6 Stupid Classroom Rules Learning Professionals Still Use” Apparently I hit a nerve, but what’s important is we had some good debate.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Author Bio: Mark Jason is a professional designer who provides PPT design services in UAE. In addition, Mark also an expert writer who writes quality and unique content for his customers. Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws. Corporate sector is the most growing sector in the world. It is getting change by globalization and technical advancement.

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

But with 90% of LMS customers considering Experience API as an important feature, we expect to see a huge spike Experience API-compatible LMS’s as the year progresses. Less PPT-only; More Cool Interactive Tools within Lectures. In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape.

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Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

This blog reader provides eLearning content to a variety of customers from their hosted solution. Their solution uses a variety of technologies including: wma files, JavaScript, Flash, HTML and downloadable PPT. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. I couldn't tell from the message, but it could be the case that they are using some kind of custom player.

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

eLearningArt

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. How to Customize Your Quick Access Toolbar. I like to keep the title because the title is pulled into the text of the outline view and into the navigation structure of many PPT-based eLearning tools.

Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Whether you’re designing eLearning to be created in a PPT conversion tool like Articulate or Adobe Presenter – or working with a more custom, bespoke solution like Flash, I think you’ll find design principles that you can relate back to your own work. 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.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. One more feature which is not required in most cases but would be much of help to advanced authors – is some way to extend/customize tool functionality through programming. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

Don’t open PPT until you have a clear message. All you need is to apply a simple custom animation to your visuals – to reveal information in stages. Create quick native PPT icons using your subtract and combine tools. Create quick native PPT icons using your subtract and combine tools. I am planning to do a video soon on this topic, so please visit my Youtube channel in the near future, if you are interested in awesome font pairs for your ppt Good luck everyone!

How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

Last year, as a hobby project, I created a simple website ( www.PowerPointIcons.com ) dedicated to sharing custom icons in PowerPoint. Click here to download these fully-editable icons (PPT & PNG). Creating custom icons in PowerPoint is easy. PowerPoint has always been my go-to graphic design tool (as I’ve explained in several of my other posts: here , here , and here ).

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

eLearningArt

Is it possible to build an interactive (and attractive) course in PPT? . What impact has PPT-based authoring tools on the training industry? It opened the doors to organizations that needed online training but couldn’t afford custom programming or in-house Flash programmers.

The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

The team at EdApp recognize that training by PowerPoint (PPT) is just as much uninspiring as it is ineffective. As such, they’ve created a free tool that will transform your dated PPT slides into beautiful and interactive microlessons.

Top 10 online training software

Ed App

Users of Podia can host unlimited files that can be sent to their customers as part of the eLearning process. Speaking of creation, Ruzuku’s courses can be customized to fit your brand even without technical knowledge.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

This platform makes converting static PDF, PPT and word docs into digital interactive multimedia training content, enriched with audio, video, images and hyperlinks quite an easy task. Pricing: After understanding your business requirements, Kitaboo offers a free customized demo. You can literally customize everything. Available in over 40 languages, Docebo provides extensive localization along with visual customization.