The Difference Between Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel


Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are tools in the software productivity package of Microsoft Office. You can easily construct conversational and free-flowing documents with the paragraph, page formatting, and font options of Word, which is quite difficult in Excel.

Coronavirus Help: Free Microsoft Teams Training

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FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project


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? Easy: use the free alternative to Microsoft Project – OpenProj ! OpenProj is an open-source software solution that mimics the interface of Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Viva – The Answers you are Seeking

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Netscape was the dominant player, and while there were a couple of other browsers, everyone I knew used Netscape, and only used AOL when they could get 30 days free – (The CD). Microsoft are masters of marketing, and the hoopla kickoff was nothing sort of magical.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On


The global success of Articulate is well known in the elearning field, and it appears that Microsoft would like to steal a bit of market share as well! Recently, Microsoft revealed their plans for a new product called Mix with the purpose of simplifying online course creation within PowerPoint. In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose. Once we know more, than a Microsoft Mix review will be possible.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

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    If you were feeling shy, but Tracey has inspired you, feel free to keep  sending along those character submissions !  e-learning eLearning Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning Technical Communications User Experience by AJ Walther      A few weeks ago I presented a  Character Challenge  and asked readers to send in their PowerPoint-created eLearning characters.

Immersive Reading: KITABOO partners with Microsoft Immersive Reader to make content more accessible

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One such collaboration is between Microsoft Immersive Reader and the widely used eBook platform KITABOO which helps publishers create, publish and distribute digital content securely. Benefits of KITABOO and Microsoft Immersive Reader Partnership.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience


If you are looking for a personalized virtual education experience with Microsoft LMS integration, Let me tell you that Paradiso Solutions is the place to go. Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities. Microsoft LMS integration key features.

eLearning: What Happened to Microsoft's Free Image Gallery?

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by AJ Walther    In my  Optimizing PowerPoint Design for eLearning & Presentations  class I like to sing the praises of  Microsoft's free online image gallery. I guess I shouldn't have been upset that a free service had disappeared. If you've used the free image gallery you probably know how great it is.

Check Your Spelling & Grammar with the free Microsoft Editor Browser Extension

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Microsoft recently introduced their grammar/spelling browser extension, Microsoft Editor. The app is available to anyone, but with a Microsoft account, you have access to more features and multiple languages. Free E-Learning Resources.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

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With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. As with many of the business-software applications Microsoft produces, Project contains a whole bunch of nuanced features that are cool and add to the “neat” factor, but which the average training-project PM probably won’t need very often.

Use Microsoft Hololens 2 To Transform Training With Wearable Mixed Reality

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Meet Microsoft Hololens 2. One of such technologies is Microsoft Hololens 2, the MR headset that’s pushing the barriers of traditional training. . What Is Microsoft Hololens 2? Microsoft Hololens 2 brings holograms into the real world through mixed reality (MR) technology.

Integrating LMS Within Microsoft Teams


What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft (MS) Teams is a business application designed to increase the productivity of teams of people working together. Overview.

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

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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.

Microsoft Office: 2013 Open for Preview

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by AJ George  Last week  Microsoft announced its latest version of Microsoft Office  and opened it for  customer preview. While it does not improve many application features, Office 2013 does clarify what Microsoft plans to do in the cloud to compete with Google's cloud services.  Office 365 will be a paid subscription, while SkyDrive is free.

Free Courses to Help Laid Off Workers Build New Skills During the COVID-19 Pandemic


These courses will be completely free of charge and available at any time for those who need them. Free Courses Available Now. It’s 2020, so there’s no excuse to not be proficient in Microsoft Office products. are all important parts of daily Microsoft Word usage.

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4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens


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. Its hands-free picture-taking skills along with Google Now alerts have been very well implemented here. The post 4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens appeared first on CHRP-INDIA.

Free Antivirus For Business – Wonderful the Get?

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A free antivirus security software for business has many advantages. While many vendors only permit free antivirus for personal employ, others offer a free industrial adaptation to a specific audience. Even so, free antivirus for business applications such as Microsoft Reliability Principles are very easy to install and employ, and provide remarkable protection from viruses and malware.

Free learning & development webinars for October 2022

Limestone Learning

Fall is a great time to put on some socks and do indoor things — like enjoying a free webinar! PT: Three Keys to Unlocking Modern Team-Based Learning (Free for ATD members) Team-based learning (TBL) carries many well-known benefits for organizations.

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Zoom vs Microsoft Teams vs Bigtincan Engagement Hub—Which Is the Best Online Meeting Software for Sales?


The choice is often Zoom vs Microsoft Teams for internal meetings. A large part of Zoom’s growth was fueled by its free tier, bringing in millions of private users who wanted to connect with family and friends during lockdowns. Microsoft Teams Overview—using Microsoft Teams for sales.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

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by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? That means these images are free to use, share, and modify in any way that you see fit. Just for funsies I threw together a little eLearning layout by using the British Library's free images. for free! See also: Recommended Free Image Sites. Thousands and Thousands of Free Images. What Happened to Microsoft's Free Image Gallery?

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MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 365: Meet the Shape Union and Shape Subtract Tools

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PowerPoint’s got you covered with the free icon below:     But what if you want other flowers to match, and with a bit of variation? Nine years ago I wrote some articles about the  Shape Union  and  Shape Subtract  tools, but, friends, it’s been a while. And can you believe these tools are still lying dormant in secrecy, waiting for you to discover them?      First, I’ll show you what you can do with these tools.

Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of

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Having free clip art is a big deal for those of us on fixed budgets and with limited access to stock images and clip art to use in our elearning courses, presentations, and training programs. So last week’s news that Microsoft is bringing back free clip art was a breath of fresh, kind of. About two years ago, Microsoft got rid of clip art. Free Clip Art via Pickit. How to Install Pickit for Free Clip Art. Are you using Pickit for free clip art?

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

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Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. If I was Microsoft, I would say to myself, “Why let these products be the only ones who can do this, when it is our product” And lo and behold, Microsoft jumped into the fray. If you use one of the OfficeMix apps it shows that “This OfficeMix app has been developed by Microsoft. Microsoft Terms.

FREE eLearning ROI Calculator


” Knowing you will likely face these questions ahead of time, it is probably in your best interest to download this free eLearning ROI calculator [Microsoft Excel Format] created by the good people at Interact Medical. elearning free training toolsOne of the biggest challenges facing eLearning professionals today is convincing leadership that it makes good business sense to implement an eLearning program.

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Microsoft Teams Integration for the SkyPrep Learning Management System


To support this mass migration and help businesses to stay connected with their teams, SkyPrep LMS has developed the Microsoft Teams integration. What You Can Accomplish With the Microsoft Teams Integration.

Microsoft Translator

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Check out the new Microsoft Translator - it raises the bar for translating three ways: on the Web, for Office 2007 & 2003, and a unique translation widget for your site. Office Casual: How you can translate better with Microsoft Translator Update any Office 2007 or Office 2003 product with Microsoft Translator, find instructions for the free download: [link] Microsoft Translator widget: [link] To drop text for translation (or a URL) via Bing: [link].

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

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 As I read through the comments, I was struck by how many people insisted that Storyline was the better choice because it was easier to learn than Captivate because it was so much like Microsoft PowerPoint. Given that Adobe upgrades Captivate approximately once each year, and you get the upgrades for free as part of your subscription, subscribing is a pretty good deal.

Ten Professions Which Require Excel Spreadsheet Skills


You can have a look at our free courses here and our course catalog here. Accountant Training Corporate Training eLearning Financial Literacy Personal Development elearning Excel Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Skills

Free-to-use e-learning development 12: Microsoft Producer

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Today, I'm moving from the realm of open source software proper into the domain of free-to-use e-learning software. Free-to-use e-learning development 12: Microsoft Producer is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning authoring t authoring tools content authoring gratis libre debate media Microsoft Producer

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint


Using a free tool like Screencast-o-Matic allows you to record your screen and then instantly save the video locally or upload to a platform like YouTube. Everyday we are asked questions relating to the supported media in LearnDash as people look to make robust online training content. And often we are asked about ways to use PowerPoint for elearning course content. Now, there are many ways you can integrate PowerPoint into any elearning program.

Top 10 Tips for Drama-Free Virtual Sales Meetings


The value of a reliable and drama-free platform cannot be overstated. The top five platforms today are: Zoom, WebEx, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams. For example, Microsoft PowerPoint has numerous presentation modes that require additional knowledge for correct usage.

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FREE Alternative to SharePoint


Here is a great free resource for those of you who need to store, and share, large files. In some cases you may want to store your files for personal use to free up your diskdrive, while others of you may want to have a centralized place for your team to upload their files. In either case, a perfect solution is Microsoft SharePoint, but to be honest, this isn't very practical for personal use and the price point can be quite high. elearning free instructional design

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. So feel free to bookmark this page, so you can return periodically for updates. Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work Solutions. via Microsoft Teams.

10 Free Test Generators

Ed App

A free test generator allows employers, organizations, and teachers alike to create tests at no cost on its online platform. Using free test generators is an easy way to quickly gather marketing information, student/learner information, assess knowledge retention, and obtain other useful data. We have gathered the top 10 free test generators for you on our list today. Free Test Generator #1 – EdApp. Price: Free. Price: Free. Price: Free.

10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

In this article, we will take a look at ten different social learning platforms that are free for teachers and learners. Now let’s take a look at some of the free platforms available. Free social learning platforms. Give EdApp a go and sign up for free.

Free Templates for Microsoft Office Suite - Office Templates

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Job interview guide with links to interviewing tips, sample interview questions, practice interviews, and answer strategies

Meet TechSmith at Microsoft TechEd 2013

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I’ve got my bags packed (almost), my gadgets are charging (slowly), my leg cast is coming off Friday (finally)… I am ready to head to New Orleans for Microsoft TechEd ! A couple of TechSmith’s Developers, IT Pros, and I are attending Microsoft TechEd 2013. If you want to meet up, feel free to reach out. The post Meet TechSmith at Microsoft TechEd 2013 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

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Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free image libraries perfect for use in eLearning courses.