Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

So please find below Part 3 of my series which explains how to self publish a paperback… I was considering using CreateSpace to create my paperback version of Ryan the Lion because it’s the sister service of Kindle Direct Publishing (the service I used to create the e-book version).

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

So please find below Part 3 of my series which explains how to self publish a paperback… I was considering using CreateSpace to create my paperback version of Ryan the Lion because it’s the sister service of Kindle Direct Publishing (the service I used to create the e-book version). I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead.

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Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher). However, newer versions add more abilities and previously hard-to-find options are more prominent. By Joseph Suarez.

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Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Storyline has a more complete range of interactive capability so the template employs a hover effect. The PowerPoint version is limited to a click-and-reveal interaction. Button Set Icons (PNG).

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.  Which medium do you think is more effective, print or online?

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

It’s a bunch of decisions, some big, some little, that go unseen by the learner but nevertheless effect the overall look and feel of the course. Download your copy of the infographic: PNG (Large) | PNG (Small) | PDF.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

saves in a variety of formats including AVI, JPG, GIF, and PNG. Though there is no specific paid version of Free Screen Video Recorder, you can purchase a license that covers all of DVD VideoSoft’s software, which includes the Free Screen Video Recorder.

Why Flip Book Maker Is the Best Tool to Develop E-books

CommLab India

Often, designers of e-learning content focus on tasks such as setting effective learning objectives, using the right interactivities, and developing assessments. Your learners also have the option of downloading the original PDF version of the eBook.

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Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

While experimenting with the graphics and video, I found that the content of the background graphic really drove the best position for the video player in order to get a pleasing effect. My solution was similar, though I used a large page-sized PNG with a window cut in it.

How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. Download: Characters (png). office equipment (png). PowerPoint version.

Five must-have tools for online training providers

Elucidat

To do this effectively, you’ll require a range of software tools. From there you can paste it into a PowerPoint slide or something as simple as Paint and export the slide as a PNG or JPG graphics file.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

BBC Sound Effects Archive Resource — Explore a weird and wonderful collection of noises & download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples. Chart Chooser by @juiceanalytics – This free, online tool helps you identify the right chart based on what you are trying to show, and then lets you download the Excel or #PowerPoint version of that chart to help you get your job done. VectorMagic -Easily Convert JPG, PNG, GIF Files to PDF, SVG, EPS Vectors.

Create an Image or Video Mask Using Snagit 12

TechSmith Camtasia

Image masking allows you to create unusual and unique edge effects for your photographs and other graphics. You can also use these images in Camtasia Studio to add masking effects to your videos (see a sample video here.).

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

As a result, it is becoming more difficult and impractical to develop different versions of eLearning courses for particular devices. This fulfills the deficit created due to the absence of an instructor in a really effective manner. This allows the learners to explore the relationship between cause and effect, manipulate the data, control objects and so on. The learners can also receive information in the form of eBooks, where you can add page turning effects.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create a click and zoom effect to view images. Create a pan & zoom effect for your elearning scenarios. Snapshot focus effect. Animated text effect to highlight key words. Animated effect to introduce new scenes or information. Create a lightbox effect.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

This tutorial does not give step-by-step instructions on using each of the effects in PowerPoint 2007 / 2010. Click the thumbnail images to see the larger version. From the Effects gallery, choose a border. (I Add a Glow Effect to the Border in a Coordinating Color.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

Click the Design tab, then click Slide Size > Custom Slide Size (or click Page Setup in older versions of PowerPoint). Select Save As from the File tab and identify the image type (GIF, JPEG, PNG) you want to save your slide/presentation as. A picture is worth a thousand words.

DevCorner: Using Simplified User Interfaces (SUI) in Help Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Once I have some of that set, I add the mouse PNG to a track above the images. But here are some situations when using SUI could be beneficial: When you suspect stripping away extra noise will help drive home your learning objectives more effectively. Meet SUI.

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Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Whilst companies using G Suite can upgrade to a paid version with more business functionality, for the individual user the free version offers all the tools they’re likely to need. Version history allows you to see past iterations of a document, which can be incredibly useful.

Optimize your eLearning courses for mobile

LearnUpon

The effect of mLearning is to increase convenience and align learning strategies more with the actual behaviour of learners. If you regularly use your cell phone or tablet to shop online you will already have seen that flagship retailers have websites that are designed slightly differently in comparison to their desktop versions to ensure a positive user experience. This makes version control a lot easier.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Older versions of PowerPoint have a simple feature that lets you make a single color transparent. Create a 3D room effect. If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost ) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. 5 Free Desktop Image Editors. 5 Free Online Image Editors.

Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

If you do not have or use IE, you can download a desktop version to build, sort of defeats the purpose of SaaS. I will say this about EasyGenerator, the properties is so extensive in this program, that you should not have any issue on what the outcome or desired effect should be.