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?” These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Share this on LinkedIn.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine


LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform. Got more tips on using LinkedIn to the fullest?

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

There’s a classic LinkedIn meme about a conversation between a CFO and a CEO: CFO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?” What first comes to mind is good old PowerPoint. The pros and cons of PowerPoint.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. A course that isn’t any fun might be a narrated PowerPoint full of animated bullet points that the learner just sits through. Share this on LinkedIn.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning


Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. Nick: [ 20:31 ] Most of my stuff, my thinking, people can find for free on LinkedIn.

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter. Join the group on LinkedIn to keep up to date on meetings and share your experiences with other developers. IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's new eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

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. The “what if we” was, what if we converted the overheads to PowerPoint? And that content makes us money for as long as we can deliver it effectively. Share this on LinkedIn.

eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 1 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 4 Pinterest 0 Learning styles are individualistic in nature. This technology has made teaching more effective and learning more engaging. Every individual perceives content in a way that is easy for them.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 30, 2018

Mike Taylor

The network effect is the most powerful force in the world. Learning Personal Branding by Chelsea Krost on LinkedIn Learning. Friday5 learning Learning Science PowerPoint presentations Workplace LearningSuccess is an act of exploration. That means the first thing you have to find is the unknown. Learning is searching; anything else is just waiting. – Dale Dauten.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources. Microsoft PowerPoint isn’t particularly exciting either, but it’s still a tool I use for storyboard, mockups, simple graphics, flowcharts, and more.

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. Perhaps as a response to the demands of learning professionals who were becoming dependent upon programmers and these complex tools to produce their eLearning, there has been a movement towards “rapid eLearning” tools, using Microsoft® PowerPoint®. PowerPoint driven applications like Articulate Presenter and iSpring certainly make eLearning easier to create. Share this on LinkedIn.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


Virtual instructor-led training (vILT) is quickly gaining traction as classroom training’s more cost-effective, less disruptive but equally effective cousin. Bonus : Embrace these virtual instructor-led training best practices to make your virtual training engaging and effective. #2:

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 1, 2019

Mike Taylor

PowerPoint Morph Improvements. If you use PowerPoint and don’t use the morph transition, you should stop what you’re doing and go learn all about it right now. xAPI Foundations by Anthony Altieri ( @aa_altieri ) on LinkedIn Learning.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 8, 2019

Mike Taylor

Last week’s most clicked item: Research Reveals PowerPoint Is Not to Blame. This can have the effect of increasing motivation and helping facilitate comprehension. Dynamic Video-style PowerPoint Transitions [Free Download].

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Using People Pictures in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes it is very effective to add people pictures to your online courses. The pictures are copied into PowerPoint using pre-build eLearning course styles. (A Share this on LinkedIn.

11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training


In this article, you’ll learn 11 quick tips that you can use to create effective blended learning courses for your corporate audience. Create an effective support system for learners. Create an effective support system for corporate trainers.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

By pairing the two experiences and enabling members to complete pre-work from the comfort of their own home or office, you enable attendees to eliminate some travel costs, making it a more cost effective and, therefore, more valuable way of participating. Share this on LinkedIn.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials


If you do a quick search of the phrase "attention span" in posts on LinkedIn, for instance, you will see what I mean. Second, it's no secret in the education world that long lectures and training programs don't work effectively.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer


If they only say MS PowerPoint and Word – RUN! Also, LinkedIn is proving more and more effective for finding qualified candidates – so you should certainly take a look there!

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. PowerPoint and Word form the basis of many training programs. LinkedIn.

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Video learning, as one of the modern and rising modes for learning and development, gives a new dimension to what PowerPoint is unable to deliver. In addition, teams are also finding it difficult to determine the options that are accessible, effective and budget friendly.

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8 E-Learning Developers You Should Follow

Rapid eLearning

LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. Check out this example of how to add Cool Overlay Effects in Articulate Storyline with Basic After Effects & JavaScript. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. For many people in organizations, this is likely to include the MS Office Suite, e.g. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


An interface similar to PowerPoint makes it easy to import existing presentations and make them more engaging by adding features like triggers, variables, and layers. PowerPoint and Word form the basis of many training programs. Tool: LinkedIn.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Like any effective learning project, it’s critical to define your audience and determine if gamification is a good fit. If you’re interested in how to create extremely effective games – for learning or otherwise, I highly recommend it. Share this on LinkedIn.

MOOCs and Brain-Based Learning: The Perfect Combination?

Your Training Edge

Over the past few years, there has also been a huge amount of new research into the brain basis of learning, which has lead to a host of new and more effective teaching strategies. We’ll also look at some ways to effectively implement brain-based learning in MOOCs.

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Consulting Isn’t My Backup Plan

Experiencing eLearning

For example, I received a message on LinkedIn from a recruiter we’ll call “B.” I cherish being able to pick which projects and clients I work with; I can turn down prospects where I’d just be an “order taker” or tweaking PowerPoints.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

Risk 3: Not marketing your courses effectively. Market research is critically important to marketing your courses effectively. You repurposed an old PowerPoint presentation. In truth, creating effective courses is half art, half learning science. Share this on LinkedIn.

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

E-learning is attributed with being more engaging than listening to (or sleeping through) a lecture, but clicking Next-Next-Next on a PowerPoint presentation isnt exactly a cognitive challenge. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 9, 2019

Mike Taylor

This is LinkedIn post with a lively ensuing conversation on the slow decline of formal training by Nick Shackleton-Jones (@shackletonjones). Awesome PowerPoint Text effects. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” – Albert Einstein.

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Social Media: Reinforce Your Brand

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Social platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook let you move content toward those who need it. During the recent  WritersUA  conference in Palm Springs, I had to create a PowerPoint presentation for each of my three sessions. I also posted regular updates to  my LinkedIn account , relevant LinkedIn groups, and FaceBook. By the end of the day, you'll understand what it takes to: create an effective social media ID.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


For instance, PowerPoint is a tool most SMEs are familiar with and content templates can be developed using this tool. Instead of creating expensive and time consuming glitzy animations, keep it simple with everyday tools like MS Powerpoint.

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3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

Training effectiveness is not being measured in a valid way (happy sheets are not a valid measurement of training effectiveness). Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article).

Designing learning for mega-impact: 7 top takeaways (Ep14)


Change isn’t just about ‘filling a gap’; it’s about looking at the effects changes will have on a larger structure. “ “I’m on LinkedIn , and I’m more than happy to share what I have and know.

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

Start with that one, and inventory the materials you already have related to that content (PowerPoint, Word documents, job aids, videos, web pages, etc.). Designing for an instructor-led course is very different from designing an effective eLearning course. Share this on LinkedIn.

The Power of Animation in Elearning


Over the last twenty years, technology gave birth to the PowerPoint presentation and animation within PowerPoint is a very well-known function for user engagement in the modern training landscape. We all went wild for flying bullet points, sound effects and word art.