PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated. The problem is PowerPoint only shows you where the image begins in the motion path. On the Animation Pane, click the down arrow next to the motion path animation and select Effect Options. " PowerPoint

Convert PowerPoint To Create Interactive Training

eLearning Industry

Are digital slideshows still the most effective method to train the current workforce or is this format outdated? Is transitioning and adopting new authoring tools a difficult and cumbersome process?

57 PowerPoint Christmas cards to download and share!

BrightCarbon

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine – in our case too much wine… After a late night of eggnog and brandy snaps we set ourselves the challenge of creating the wildest, wackiest PowerPoint Christmas card ever! What’s so good about a PowerPoint Christmas card?

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task. PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010. When you use PowerPoint 2010 to Save As a.wmv file, all of your transitions and animations stay in tact. " PowerPointby AJ George.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. methods. Of course, specific assessment methods should only. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation, Version 2.0

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After posting the first article, PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation , I got a tip from one of our readers, Konrad Schroth , for an alternate way to create a spinning animation. Today I'd like to share his method. " PowerPointby AJ George.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. Add pan and zoom “Ken Burns” effect. Posts PowerPoint blog

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.  Follow the instructions from last week to create a movie from your PowerPoint presentation with audio and save your movie as a.wmv file.

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

CommLab India

So before cutting off your training budget, you might like to think of a few cost-effective ERP end-user training methods. For cost-effective and quick end-user training, some of these training methods can be employed.

It is All About Effective Employee Training Methods

WalkMe Training Station

With so many techniques at their employ, choosing the best and most effective employee training methods can be quite a hard task. Before deciding on what method to use an employee training plan should be adopted and several factors taken into consideration. The following are among the most effective employee training methods. Interactive Methods. The advantage of using interactive methods is that there’s immediate feedback from the trainees.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. Screencast PowerPoint Model.

10 Presentation Tips from PowerPoint MVP Ellen Finkelstein

eLearningArt

Did you know there are only 14 PowerPoint MVPs in the United States? These are the practitioners that Microsoft designates as the top experts… the PowerPoint and presentation ninjas. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to interview PowerPoint MVP Ellen Finkelstein. I asked her to share her best tips about PowerPoint, presentations, design and more. 2,794 of PowerPoint & presentation products and services! What’s your best PowerPoint tip?

Animate ClipArt in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

Check out the cool effects you can do once you ungroup your ClipArt. Today I wanted to show you how you can ungroup clip art and add some animations for some cool effects. So it could be ring, ring, pardon the sound effects that’s me actually doing it. Synopsis.

Customer Service Training Powerpoints

Atlantic Training

This powerpoint lists the benefits that quality customer service has on a company or organization, and provides numerous techniques to use that will result in exceptional customer service. Delivering and Improving Effective Customer Service Training by WikiSpace.

Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

So what does this mean for the lowly Instructional Designer (or his still-lowlier Project Manager) when faced with that scary question about “measuring training effectiveness?”

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The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

Raptivity

There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers. The PowerPoint can definitely form the base for building the course.

Evidence-Based Training Methods and Spaced Learning (An Interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer)

Convergence Training

For those of you keeping track at home, you may know that in an earlier article, Dr. Thalheimer gave us some best practices for writing level 1 “smile sheets,” and we’ll continue the focus on evidence-based training methods in this interview with the good doctor. So we can space things out by presenting something in a PowerPoint or a lecture, and you get them to discuss it, and that’s repeating it, you’re getting them to talk about it.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

Michael wrote a fantastic book on communication and learning through screencasts called PowerCasts – Creating Dynamic PowerPoint Screencasts with Camtasia Studio. Teacher created PowerPoint presentations are easy to create and can be aligned to content lesson standards and objectives.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! This includes a strategy, delivery methods, structure, duration, assessment, and feedback. ADDIE’s main goal is to provide a structured method of creating training programs.

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How to Create a "Zoom and Pan" effect in Powerpoint for eLearning

eLearning Blender

I thought it would be cool to zoom in over the characters shoulder for a smooth transition into the full screen simulation but I wasn't quite sure how to approach this "Zoom and Pan" effect using Powerpoint animations.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! This includes a strategy, delivery methods, structure, duration, assessment, and feedback. ADDIE’s main goal is to provide a structured method of creating training programs.

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5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

Is there a more effective way to share a presentation? If you share your PowerPoint online, those viewers can find it. Here are five of the best ways to share a PowerPoint presentation online. Each has its own advantages, so find the method that works best for your current situation. Of course, one method is to simply upload your PowerPoint to Google Drive or DropBox and give the link to a friend. You can upload PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote and OpenDocument.

Hands On Training: An Effective Way to Learn

ReadyTech

This type of training is effective for teaching software applications, procedures and equipment, and also helps instructors immediately determine whether a student has adequately learned a new skill or process. There are many different options when it comes to training delivery methods.

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When PowerPoint is wrong.

Learning Rocks

Last week I spied, tucked on a shelf following a recent office shuffle, a copy of The Cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within , by Edward Tufte - a critique of Microsoft's infamous presentation app as an effective method of communication.

When PowerPoint is wrong.

Learning Rocks

Last week I spied, tucked on a shelf following a recent office shuffle, a copy of The Cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within , by Edward Tufte - a critique of Microsoft's infamous presentation app as an effective method of communication.

How to Avoid Letting the “Turkey Effect” Affect Learner Retention

eLearningMind

Understanding how design is linked to learner retention can help you avoid the “turkey effect” during (and after) training. From an instructional design standpoint, it means creating methods for users to practice their newfound knowledge, whether it’s through regular knowledge checks and quizzes throughout the module, or a series of simulations where learners can try out some of their new techniques in a safe space.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio, which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. PowerPoint Presentation.

7 Proven Tips to Create Effective PPTs For Knowledge Transfer

CommLab India

As a training manager, you know that ILT is one of the methods of knowledge transfer and PowerPoint presentations are an integral part of ILT training. In this blog, we will look at tips for creating effective PPTs that will improve knowledge transfer in your organization.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Different disabilities require different methods. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content.

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 1

CommLab India

Many pharmaceutical companies are using a blend of instructor-led and online learning methods to train their sales force effectively. Learners can be involved better through various types of instructional material such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, online courses, and so on.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Different disabilities require different methods. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content.

Is it Time to Talk About Learner Experience?

Enyota Learning

Those organizations that understand this are focusing on actively creating a culture of learning and have effectively employed eLearning to drive the same. Training and development initiatives thus must move beyond the traditional PowerPoint presentations, eBooks, and generic training videos.

Using PPts Online & Dual-Coding Theory

Coffee and Design

Daily I work with instructors who desire to use their face-to-face PowerPoint Presentations in their online classes. It is rare, if ever, that I see such a presentation that is readily effective “as is” for online instruction.

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Presentation Tip: Highlighting a Small Piece of a Model in PowerPoint 2007

Kapp Notes

Recently I have been doing a number of lessons on the topics of "Avoiding Death by PowerPoint" and by far, one of the most requested parts of the presentation is how to take an image that no one can read, you know one where the presenter says."I Here is one method that I use.

4 Ways to effectively use visuals in e-learning

Matrix

When PowerPoint first came out as an alternative to whiteboard and paper presentations it looked fresh, dynamic and really did its job of engaging participants and making learning fun and entertaining. Heavy text, obsolete fading effects and cluttered information all have to go and be replaced by attention-grabbing, point-making state of the art design. 4 Ways to effectively use visuals in e-learning.

What Are The Most Effective Training Techniques in Today’s Changing Business Environments

WalkMe Training Station

Training is a great way to elevate growth, and there are various types of training methods you can capitalize on for positive impact. It’s a case of determining a method which suits the individual preferences of participants. Personalizing the education experience is advantageous, which involves tailoring different types of training methods accordingly. Modern methods are predicated on engagement, where if staff aren’t actively involved they’ll be less receptive.

Evidence-Based Training: Is eLearning More or Less Effective than Classroom Training? (An Interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer)

Convergence Training

Question for you: what’s more effective in aiding employee learning–elearning courses or classroom training? If it’s been a while since you last attended math class, that means classroom training is less effective than elearning, which is in turn less effective than blended learning solutions that use both classroom training and elearning.). Classroom Training: What’s More Effective–and Why. What matters are the learning methods used.