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?” Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective.

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?” PPT format, though highly popular, is not really suited for mobile devices.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal.

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Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

And for the longest time, folks in the corporate space saw blended as the most effective way to present content, knowledge and information. And there is plenty of insight showing that anytime, anywhere learning that is non-linear is more effective that following an agenda, point by point, ILT. . I for one, was and still am a true believer that anything in e-learning can be done better and more effectively than anything with instructor-led training. Trends are funny.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

For #11-#20, I will be posting them in my Linkedin group, “E-Learning 24/7″ Now put on your sunscreen and get ready… It’s not a cruel summer. Design effects. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5.

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Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. LinkedIn I had a major "aha moment" about my LinkedIn Connection Approach.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

TTS can also be effective as the voice of an avatar or guide, like the Ben character from MediaSemantics above. SpokenText is an online speech to text synthesizer that converts text files, documents (pdf, doc, ppt) and web pages to audio files. Share this on Linkedin. Do you like Paul and Kate or are you fond of Mike and Crystal? Personally, I think Charles and Audrey from the UK are brilliant.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

I wonder about this, for scaffolding is important for the effectiveness of resources that are used. love that you got the conversation stirred up on LinkedIn as well. I was glad for my education background, because I managed to make the best of the source (a PPT file).