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!). And if you want to watch the published version of the slideshow, you can watch it here: Screenshot and Text Tutorial. The screenshot version of the lessons are below and are organized into these sections: Create slideshow in under 1 minute. Add pan and zoom “Ken Burns” effect. Insert a photo album to your presentation.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster | Main | "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) » February 06, 2008 Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor I have used a lot of online photo editors like fauxto and pixer. I also know about the online version of Photoshop.whatever.

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How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2

Kadenze

Photo by Henrik Dønnestad / Unsplash. s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the fictional-reality effect and the reflection effect. By defining art as merely an imitation of ‘real’ things, he successfully reduced all discussion about the value and benefit of the arts into one question: “Does the art work fully represent the ideal version of this real thing?”

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want. You were able to easily measure your content’s effectiveness and student performance. By humanizing your content and leveraging the benefits of asynchronous communication and learning, you can create courses that are as effective — or even more effective — as face-to-face learning. But a truly effective quality online learning experience requires more — and students expect more.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. need to create multiple versions of. effective meetings.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Mindflash.com Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Trainer section – Photo optional, name/e-mail address required. Photo is optional. While this makes sense if the archive is an older version and you are updating it, it seems an extra step, if you pulled the course because of whatever reason and it wasn’t because there is a new version online. I love Halloween. It is one of my favorite times of the year.

10 Do’s and Don’ts for eLearning Visuals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. When possible, avoid complex graphics and go for a simpler version, while still getting the point across.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. If you’ve ever met someone and instantly disliked him because of his wrinkled shirt or unflattering hairstyle, you’ve experienced the Halo Effect. These Halo Effect rapid decisions can be positive or negative. You only have a few seconds to make an awesome first impression and get that positive Halo Effect working in your favor.

Measuring training effectiveness — the Kirkpatrick model

Matrix

Of course learning itself is never really over but a training cycle is deemed complete once its effectiveness has been evaluated and plans for the next steps on the learning path have been drawn. The effectiveness of a training session is not only measured by the short quiz at the end of it or by what trainees say on the feedback form. Photo source. In this way, as we get higher on the pyramid, we get a more precise measurement of the effectiveness of the training program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. If you’ve ever met someone and instantly disliked him because of his wrinkled shirt or unflattering hairstyle, you’ve experienced the Halo Effect. . These Halo Effect rapid decisions can be positive or negative. . You only have a few seconds to make an awesome first impression and get that positive Halo Effect working in your favor.

Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning

Saffron Interactive

Consider creating a low bandwidth version for slower internet connections, perhaps using photos rather than video, or lower quality video. Don’t forget to check back soon for a downloadable version of these top tips. Videos can be a great addition to e-learning packages - but only if they’re used in the right way. Here are Saffron’s top ten tips for making sure videos are adding value to your e-learning rather than just adding megabytes to your course.

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Don’t get me wrong, powerpoints and word docs have the capacity to be moving, entertaining, and effective, but it’s unrealistic to think your learners can maximize their experience and retention with the limited interactivity that they have to offer. Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM or with xAPI.

Hot Fix for Adobe Captivate Game Templates

eLearning Brothers

Unfortunately, we found some issues with some of our game templates that caused them to not work as well as they did in previous versions. There were two separate issues that cropped up depending on which version of the template you were using: responsive or non-responsive. Let’s look at the non-responsive version, first. Now let’s take a look at the responsive version of the template, since the issue is a little different there.

Image Cropping 101: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

To “crop” an image is to remove or adjust the outside edges of an image (typically a photo) to improve framing or composition , draw a viewer’s eye to the image subject, or change the size or aspect ratio. In other words, image cropping is the act of improving a photo or image by removing the unnecessary parts. It may seem illogical, but typically the most interesting or eye-catching photos don’t have the main subject smack dab in the center of the image.

Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows

Raptivity

Here you go: PowerPoint Labs PowerPoint Labs is a wonderful add-in that is aimed at helping users with creating better effects and animations in their slides. It is specifically great for educators or professors, with its neat transitions and zooming effects. As on today, this add-in is free and works with PowerPoint version 2010 and above. ShapeChef’s trial version comes with a limited number of shapes and can be downloaded here.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

In this post we look at the mind-bending world of Morph and how to use it create stunning design effects in PowerPoint. You can achieve this with an animation effect, but the animation would only happen once the transition is complete, so the timing would be off. As you go through the sequence you also realize that the slide uses visible elements in different layers to achieve an effect of revealing or hiding other content. Welcome to the playground of my imagination!

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

The Pro Recorder provides exciting editing effects such as drawing on a screen, scripted recordings, zooming, creating captions, sharing tools, and many others. It has a simple interface with powerful editing, interaction features, animated backgrounds, and special effects.

Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Tony Self    What is more effective, a print document or an online document? It wasn't all that long ago that print documents would definitely have been voted more effective, especially considering the poor quality of computer monitors and slow internet speeds. For those custodians, the paper version remains the primary document, and the online version is secondary.   In the print document, high resolution photos were used.

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

A photo-driven example. This example is a generic version of an information security course we developed for another customer. The entire course relies on photos, rather than illustrations, of John who is travelling for work and must make decisions as he waits on his plane to arrive. A mix of illustrations and photos. Colorful visuals, animated stories, sound effects and unexpected humor make this course fun!

What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

The simplified version is Prepare – Learn – Practice – Reflect. Bethany Vogel & Cara Halter: cMOOCs can be Effective. Photos. Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Once again, it was a great experience. I had fun meeting people like Judy Katz, Tracy Parish, Cammy Bean, and Clark Quinn in person who I have known online for years, plus seeing people again from last year.

Fuse Application Plus More…For Genealogy

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only that, but I transfer the new files to Snagit for storage and manipulation (cropping and enhancing photos) to enrich my records. take digital photos of these original documents. Then using your Fuse-empowered smartphone, all of these photos can be transferred to Snagit. There you can crop the images, create dynamic edge effects and highlight pertinent information. Below, you can see one sister was cropped out of the photo and placed in a family group record.

Voice Over Script Pitfalls

Experiencing eLearning

Photo Credit: julianrod via Compfight cc. Let’s leave aside the topic of how effective those bullet point lists are in e-learning in general. Then, if I’m the one doing the editing of the audio, I can go back and ask the client which they preferred when I’m done, and just edit out the takes that were not the right ones, and leave in the correct version (whether it was the originally written way or not).

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Customer Service Chatbots – Best Practices

Mobile Coach

Photo by Halacious on Unsplash. Doing this well is perhaps the biggest factor in how effective your chatbot will be. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay. It is likely that version 1 of your chatbot will need to be tweaked based on real life interactions with your customers.

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

Vitalyst

Considering the number of PCs worldwide still running Windows 7 or older versions—about 200 million or 1 in 5 PCs, according to estimates from ZDNet’s Ed Bott 2 —the conclusion of Windows 7 mainstream support should be cause for concern. Keeping up with the competition: Sticking with Windows 7 and sacrificing security and functionality creates a ripple effect. Ensuring the applications people rely on are compatible with the new version is critical.

Egg-cellent Team Building Challenge

ej4 eLearning

Since creating training is our core business and we all regularly watch our own videos, it’s hard to sneak in a team building challenge that is fun and effective without eliciting the expected groans, eye rolls and a bad karaoke version of Kumbaya. All ages, all levels, men, and women: everyone was ‘all in!’ You can see a photo of each team on our Facebook page : pursed lips, scrunched foreheads, and laser-focused eyes.

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The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

An effective presentation uses photography intentionally to tell a story, not just to make slides look pretty. It might be best to use these templates for inspiration; see how they are constructed and then build your own version with your own images. Some of the free PowerPoint templates on Pixel Surplus are a limited version of a paid template – you might be getting 20 slides out of a possible 100, for example – but they still give you plenty to work with.

6 Ways of Using Your Brand to Build an Eye-Catching eLearning Style Template

gomo learning

Your marketing team designed it to be an effective persuasive tool. In this case, it’s best to perfect one version of the template before duplicating it. Unsure of what direction to go with your course theming?

How to Create a Training Manual Quickly

TechSmith Camtasia

When you need to create a training manual to empower your coworkers to use the tools they need to do their jobs effectively, then the following workflow is the best strategy to get it done. If you do any eLearning work, you’re probably familiar with the importance and effectiveness of visuals in learning. Alternatively, for a real-world process, photos demonstrating the process or graphical illustrations are ideal. Save a version of your manual as a PDF.

Spaced Repetition Apps Are the New 3×5: Futuristic Flashcards and Microlearning

Grovo

If you’ve ever had to cram for a test, though, you know how effective a study method it is. One Anki user studies “photos of important business contacts, with prompts to recall the person’s name and some personal information,” Shellenbarger wrote. A real microlearning solution is like an industrial-grade version of a spaced repetition app: it does for teams what Anki does for a commuter’s knowledge of art history.

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The Colors of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Here is a quick summary of each color’s psychological effect. For more information read Using Color in Learning and The Psychological Effects of Color ). COLOURLovers will let you upload a photo and then it will create a color scheme based on the picture. Here is a great site that will let you input your URL and test it against various versions of color-blindness. Color impacts your courses and your learners.

Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Palaeolithic humans clearly understood how to use illustration to present information effectively. Stock images Most stock image libraries include photos and illustrations. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning. If you want a learner to recognise a specific colleague, then using a photo of them will be most effective.

Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

This extra guidance really adds value, stopping you from simply copying and pasting text in and encouraging you to order your content effectively. Other content blocks include video from YouTube, Vimeo, or Spark Video, a photo gallery and a Glideshow.

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Oculus Rift Is Going To Be Awesome for Enterprise Training

Grovo

Versions of the technology have been in development for decades, but only now is a scalable and affordable virtual reality product inching towards realization. But nothing is as effective as immersion training, which is why Oculus Rift holds enormous potential. Photo credit: “ Orlovsky and Oculus Rift ” by Sergey Galyonkin is licensed under CC BY 2.0.