MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

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    To achieve the effect in the photo below, I simply copied and pasted my picture-filled shape several times and adjusted the transparency on each duplicate.   eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It

Vitalyst

At last year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft delivered a flood of announcements—among them was Project Cortex, the first new service in Microsoft 365 since the launch of Microsoft Teams.

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Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. Microsoft has an investment in Facebook so it wouldn’t want to create a competitor to Facebook. Innovation Social Learning Microsoft So.cl

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities

Coggno

Meeting Workplace Skill Requirements by Improving Your Microsoft Office Abilities. We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again – Adding Microsoft Office to your workplace skill set is extremely beneficial for everyone involved.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. 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. the effectiveness with which different. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs.

FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

LearnDash

For those of you who have used, or actively use, Microsoft Project, you know how awesome it is. However, Microsoft Project is pricey, and only comes with some editions of Microsoft Office – so how can you manage that big training development program?

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Microsoft Partners in Learning has created an abundance of resources for professionals and educators around the world to take new approaches to teaching and learning. Learning Suite by Microsoft. eLearning Tools Online Training Software Effective eLearning eLearning Resources Microsof

The Secret to A Successful Hackathon: Microsoft’s Video Strategy

TechSmith Camtasia

Each year, Microsoft holds a global Hackathon event , where 27,000 Microsoft employees (and a few award-winning guest participants) create a new product or solution to a problem and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges via short videos.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, iPad Mini, Play Testing Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: Is the Microsoft Surface tablet a viable tablet option for businesses interested in mobile learning? But some have raised concerns that Microsoft Surface might actually hurt mobile learning, and that Microsoft does not truly understand mobile.

Microsoft Teams in 2020: Build a Foundation with These 3 Features

Vitalyst

At this point, most business users have had some experience with Microsoft Teams—after all, it’s not exactly a new app (Microsoft debuted Teams nearly three years ago). Perhaps that’s because Teams is different from any other Microsoft application.

4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens

CHRP-INDIA

While Microsoft’s Augmented Reality enabled Technology HoloLens is creating an impressive footprint, it is also one of the coolest wearable being developed at a pretty pricey rate of $3,000. Here, we list some of the best alternatives to the Microsoft HoloLens.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    To achieve the effect in the photo below, I simply copied and pasted my picture-filled shape several times and adjusted the transparency on each duplicate. by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan. a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

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Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

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by Jennie Ruby Track Changes in Microsoft Word is an indispensible tool for editing, but it is not the best tool for the job in every editorial situation.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. Tags: Microsoft Word

The New Microsoft Surface Tablet and the Rear-view Mirror Effect [Mobile]

mLearning Revolution

This became known as the rear-view mirror effect. And I saw this effect again yesterday as I watched Microsoft unveiled their upcoming Tablet called Surface. In fact I think Microsoft’s latest move epitomizes what Mr. McLuhan meant by the rear-view mirror effect.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants. In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative.

Fundamentals of Designing and Developing Cost-Effective eLearning

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How will you be able to measure the effectiveness of your eLearning? Among other things, you'll learn: Strategies for building effective eLearning. Camtasia Captivate e-learning eLearning HTML5 Microsoft PowerPoint Storyline TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance User Experience UX

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Microsoft Word: Customize the Status Bar

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  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. When you are using Track Changes in MS Word, sometimes you need to turn the tracking off for a second to make some minor correction "off the record" and then quickly turn the tracking back on.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”

Learningtogo

There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The Homer Simpson Effect means that in order to “make room” for new learning, your brain weeds out prior learning. Minimizing the Homer Simpson Effect.

Introducing our Virtual Classroom feature: Supporting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Ed App

Designed to boost social interaction and ensure the success of adult learning even further, Virtual Classroom enables you to schedule and carry out video conferences through platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Word, all while managing it through EdApp.

Introducing our Virtual Classroom feature: Supporting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Ed App

Designed to boost social interaction and ensure the success of adult learning even further, Virtual Classroom enables you to schedule and carry out video conferences through platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Word, all while managing it through EdApp.

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. By Dean Hawkinson.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”

Learningtogo

There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The Homer Simpson Effect means that in order to “make room” for new learning, your brain weeds out prior learning. Minimizing the Homer Simpson Effect.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.  However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.  However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content.

Improving Employee Engagement with Effective eLearning Solutions

Origin Learning

Employers need to take a keen interest in creating a healthy and conducive atmosphere for their staff to learn, grow, and work effectively. Well everyone doesn’t have the budget of a Google or Microsoft; but are you sparing time to listen to your employees and addressing their concerns?

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

In our global marketplace, corporate executives are faced with the challenge of developing more effective employees in less time. LearnBrite + Microsoft = Workplace Training Heaven. LearnBrite Integrations with Microsoft.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: Skills & Drills Workbook

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We are pleased to announce that our newest book, Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials is now available. Slide Shows, Transitions and Builds Review a Slide Show Without Transitions | Give a Presentation From Your iPod | Use the PowerPoint Pen | Set Slide Transitions | Set Animation Effects and Builds | Change Build Order and Object Timing | Play a CD During a Presentation | Insert Music | Record Audio for a Presentation.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills

KnowledgeCity

The opposite of soft skills are technical skills, for example, knowing the ins and outs of Microsoft Office or coding. The post How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills appeared first on KnowledgeCity.

Microsoft Excel: Easier to Learn Than Ever Before

OpenSesame

Fluency in Microsoft Excel is one of the most valuable soft-skills in any professional’s life. With specialized courses in Excel Charts , users will be able to find the best ways to display their data could drive more effective decision making. Not only can you optimize the way which your company’s data is presented through courses in Excel Charts, but you can also learn customization techniques so you can coordinate your Excel figures with associated documents in Microsoft Office.

Windows 7 End of Support is Here—3 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

Vitalyst

14, 2020, Microsoft officially ended support for the Windows 7 operating system. Think about the number of improvements and new feature announcements that were made at Microsoft’s Ignite 2019 conference —companies still running Windows 7 will not be able to take advantage of many of them.

Microsoft Predicts, Embraces Diverse Mobile OS Environment

Aptara

Microsoft Predicts, Embraces Diverse Mobile OS Environment. Apple iOS and Google Android tend to split the lion's share of users, with Microsoft, BlackBerry and others making up smaller segments. Microsoft embraces other platforms. More Microsoft pragmatism.

Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils

BrightCarbon

Using masking effects in PowerPoint is a great way to add some design finesse to your presentations, without needing a design qualification or several weeks to do it. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation [coming soon].

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

It has endorsements from various big companies such as Microsoft and IBM. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Thankfully, video-based learning is an effective medium to encourage employee growth and learning.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Delivering Effective Online Training

ePath Learning

Microsoft PowerPoint is a quick and relatively easy tool for building eLearning presentations for online training that can easily be uploaded to a Learning Management System (LMS). But are PowerPoint courses really effective?

PowerPoint stop motion animation effects

eLearningArt

Quickly create stop motion effects using animations in PowerPoint. Today I just wanted to show you how you can create some animated effects in Microsoft PowerPoint using some simple icons. Let me just show you the effect really quick. Synopsis.