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

Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On

LearnDash

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.

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Coronavirus Help: Free Microsoft Teams Training

eLearning Industry

To help organizations stay productive, Bigger Brains is providing free training on Microsoft Teams and discounts on other eLearning content and apps. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    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.

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.

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

Rapid eLearning

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.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

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.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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. The Learning Suite by Microsoft is a set of innovative applications for education that create a robust, creative and collaborative learning environment for students and educators. The post 12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools appeared first on eLearning Online Training Software.

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

KnowledgeCity

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. Over 80 percent of enterprises use Microsoft Office products, and they generally use the most recent versions to avoid security risks. are all important parts of daily Microsoft Word usage.

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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.

4 Best Alternative Products for Microsoft HoloLens

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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 Office: 2013 Open for Preview

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of

Rapid eLearning

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?

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Driving Performance With The Microsoft HoloLens

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WE CAN HELP YOU DESIGN A LEARNING & PERFORMANCE STRATEGY THAT WORKS: That’s why we are espcially excited about our partnership with Microsoft to bring the latest Holographic technology, AI and data access to learning in the flow of work.

FREE eLearning ROI Calculator

LearnDash

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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

eLearning 24-7

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.

Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?

Bottom-Line Performance

My personal journey from PC to iPad illustrates the first roadblock for Microsoft in the tablet race – they are late to the party. Rather than picking up a Microsoft tablet 18 months ago to go with my Windows PC with no other exposure to the tablet world, I am now very experienced with various tablets. Microsoft missed the chance when they had me exclusively using their products. I think Microsoft has missed a strategic opportunity.

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

The E-Learning Curve

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

LearnDash

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.

FREE Alternative to SharePoint

LearnDash

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

Microsoft Translator

Take an e-Learning Break

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].

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Touchscreens, Developing HTML5 Apps and March Madness Apps

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Microsoft seems to be spending more money and talking about R&D more than anyone these days. What do you think of Microsoft’s increased R&D efforts? Microsoft is Talking About the Future A lot. Now, the app is free… if you already shell out for cable. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss.

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 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.

Free Templates for Microsoft Office Suite - Office Templates

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This FREE Alternative to Box.net Might Surprise You

LearnDash

While the business was different for my clients, one thing remained the same: Microsoft Office Suite. I know, some of you are cringing, but I’m a believer … or maybe brainwashed… either way, in my opinion, Microsoft has the best software suite of business oriented applications. Microsoft has completely revamped the program making it easier to use and understand. Oh yeah…and it’s free (with Windows 8). elearning free training tools

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. What are Microsoft’s plans for Yammer and how will this affect companies’ desires to integrate social media into their learning and development? Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2 Download Podcasts free in the App Store.

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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. Microsoft has taken noticed and acquired the service, undoubtedly to integrate it into the Microsoft Office suite of products. What are Microsoft’s plans for Yammer and how will this affect companies’ desires to integrate social media into their learning and development? Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2 Download Podcasts free in the App Store.

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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. NOTE: Although we don’t receive compensation from any of the sources mentioned below, feel free to tell them I sent you. Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work Solutions. That’s because the always-free entry-level version provides significant value.

Meet-up in Berlin for Microsoft TechEd EMEA?

TechSmith Camtasia

This week I'm in Berlin with Anton Bollen , our German Evangelist and Daniela Maurer, from our Sales Department attending Microsoft TechEd Europe conference. So, feel free to contact him to get together at a later date! Camera? Check. Jacket? Check. Deordorant? Check.

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

Learnbrite

LearnBrite + Microsoft = Workplace Training Heaven. It works hand-in-hand with Microsoft’s leading technology to offer the world’s most accessible experiential learning. LearnBrite Integrations with Microsoft.

Meet TechSmith at Microsoft TechEd 2013

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

You can download a free 30 day trial of Adobe Captivate here.) In this article you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into web enabled presentations using HTML5. What you’ll need You will need a Windows or Macintosh computer and a copy of Adobe Captivate. Step 1 Create a PowerPoint slide deck […]. Whats new

Over 60 Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail. Since the images are free to distribute based on the CC 4.0

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How Microsoft’s Skype Meetings Can Improve Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Microsoft has recently announced it’s new meeting solution for small businesses in the U.S., Under the free service, users can have meetings with up to 10 participants during the first 60 days. Microsoft hopes that users will sign up for Office 365 for business which includes Skype For Business which allows for 250 participants to meet at a time. Microsoft is currently attempting to fight off rivals offering similar services, including Google Hangouts and Slack.

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