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: Creating stencils.

Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation

BrightCarbon

In case you didn’t know, you’re actually reading the third article in a series of three about masking in PowerPoint. Click below to level up your masking abilities: Masking effects in PowerPoint: 3 simple animation tricks. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation. PowerPoint designMasking and animation.

6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

eLearning Brothers

Because PowerPoint has been around for such a long time (almost 28 years), Microsoft has been able to create features and integrate options that allow presenters and now some eLearning professionals to create content effectively. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

The Ten Commandments of Elegant and Effective PowerPoint Design

Dashe & Thomson

PowerPoint is used in a variety of contexts and despite the rigid and inherently presumptuous title of this blog post, the specifics of how to follow these rules might change based on the purpose of the presentation. Thou shalt know thy audience and context Good design is good communication.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. 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. distributing effective, innovative learning.

Preparing A PowerPoint Animation Strategy

eLearning Brothers

As a PowerPoint developer, I have asked myself these questions many times regarding animations in PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint is, to their credit, always releasing new content that will draw people to their product and make life easier for developers and presenters.

Presentation design principles for better PowerPoint design

BrightCarbon

By applying some key principles of presentation design , you can make your PowerPoint design really standout and deliver both a more ‘popping’ – but also more effective – presentation. You can find out how to change your PowerPoint colour theme here.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger. PowerPoint won’t allow you to adjust the transparency of a photo so you'll need to scrap that plan.   eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Most people don’t think that PowerPoint was built for or even allows you to build quizzes (let alone a gamified quiz) without using macros. The same is true when developing a game in PowerPoint (with or without Macros).

These Ain’t Your Daddy’s PowerPoint Graphics

eLearning Brothers

With the addition of completely customizable PowerPoint graphics to eLearning Brothers’ arsenal of awesome template libraries , you now have the tools to take your presentations to the next level. Rather than having a flat infographic, use any PowerPoint animation to spice it up.

Legendary Presentations: eLearning, Sales Collateral, and Defeating Death-by-PowerPoint

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

Presentations have a well-earned reputation for being terrible snooze-fests full of boring bullets and Death by PowerPoint. In this session, you’ll see how you can do all of that using only PowerPoint – no, really! Become a PowerPoint Legend.

How subject matter experts can create more effective learning

Challenge to Learn

We also know that we have to guide and assist subject matter experts to help them create effective learning materials. As a result, subject matter experts often create very content heavy courses that are not effective learning materials. Moving away from a PowerPoint mindset.

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5 Essential PowerPoint Add-Ins

eLearning Brothers

Microsoft PowerPoint can do so many things very well on its own, but don’t underestimate the power of PowerPoint add-Ins and the productivity it can bring to your development, teaching, and designing. You are not using PowerPoint to its fullest potential without using Add-Ins.

Taylor Ehlert Talks PowerPoint Zoom for #AskMeMonday

eLearning Brothers

With every new update and feature that comes to PowerPoint, there is always a slew of questions following close behind. And that has been no different with the new PowerPoint Zoom feature. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Many people don’t consider PowerPoint as a capable graphics editor since its main function is to create presentation aids. 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).

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8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. To get you better prepared for creating content in PowerPoint, here’s eight things you must never do with graphics in PowerPoint.

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I typically write about PowerPoint as it pertains to eLearning. This time I'd like to share a cool add-on I've discovered for PowerPoint for live presentations. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide. 

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.

PowerPoint: Chart Templates

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This PowerPoint user wanted to be able to create multiple charts with the same formatting (ie bars on a graph with a gradient effect) without having to individually format each separate piece of every new chart. In PowerPoint, select your chart on the slide. PowerPoint

How to Create Videos in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

One of my favorite features in PowerPoint is saving the PowerPoint slideshow as a video. That means anything you put on the PowerPoint slides (from animations to slide transitions) is output as video. Create Videos in PowerPoint: Examples.

Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners and effectively communicates a message. The challenge is, to create effective instructional graphics can be time consuming and costly. As you can see, our PowerPoint graphics are unbelievably easy to work with.

8 Questions to Answer for Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

eLearning Brothers

When I started my business as a presentation professional, I realized that designing and developing effective, impactful, and impressive PowerPoint presentations was easier when I applied basics I had used in instructional design.

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?” These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective.

Creating a Process Interaction in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Starting with a premade PowerPoint Graphic , I’m going to show how easy it is to make a clickable animated process interaction. Plan out animations and other effects that will be applied following a click. You can also check out these awesome PowerPoint Graphics.

Make Your PowerPoint Videos Even Better With Editing Effects

TechSmith Camtasia

So, you’ve mastered simple screen capture by turning your PowerPoint slides into a video. Why not take your PowerPoint videos to the next level with editing features? TechSmith Camtasia provides a simple and intuitive way to add effects to a presentation.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics. Triggering PowerPoint Animations. PowerPoint Animation Pane.

eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations. "PowerPoint doesn't kill presentations, people kill presentations." The good news is that you don't have to be a seasoned designer to produce beautiful and effective presentations.

PowerPoint 2010: Animation Painter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Have you ever used PowerPoint's Animation Painter? Say you want to add three animation effects to one object on your slide.   Add an animation effect to an object ( Animations > Advanced Animation > Add Animation ). About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." " PowerPoint

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? So how does that apply to a PowerPoint course?

Create Stop Motion Effect in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

Easily turn several still images into a video effect in PowerPoint using a stop motion effect. This step-by-step tutorial walks you through creating your first stop motion video in PowerPoint. Graphic Design Tips PowerPointSynopsis.

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This is often seen as a less effective way to present learning, but it doesn't have to be. "   eLearning PowerPointby AJ George. I've talked a lot about where to get free stock photos , about how to manipulate stock photos , and tips for creating your own graphics.

PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring

eLearningArt

PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create my favorite 5 effects when I work with background images: pencil sketch, blur, cutout, photocopy, and also some recolorization effects.

Which is a Better Storyboarding Tool: MS Word or MS PowerPoint?

G-Cube

Storyboarding can be done using a plethora of tools and the two majorly used are Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint. MS PowerPoint is currently one of the most used tools for storyboarding in the modern world. PowerPoint is suggested when: ?

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

The PowerPoint slides just need to be tweaked—editing the onscreen text, adding some animation, prepping the script for voice over recording, and syncing everything together. No amount of “tweaking” will make this effective e-learning. I got a call from a prospective client.

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How to Use PowerPoint

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. It would be better if they didn’t use PowerPoint at all.

Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows

Raptivity

I have a list of some cool PowerPoint add-ins that could help you create extraordinary presentations. 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.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. Sadly, the answer is no, at least not from within PowerPoint.   Close PowerPoint. " PowerPoint

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