How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

I worked for a multi-billion dollar company that had one official PowerPoint template that had to be used for all things PowerPoint regardless of what was being built. A good template can fill in the gaps for the novice elearning developer. I have mixed feelings about templates.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." The use of the PowerPoint presentation has been a disaster," Professor Sweller said. "It

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

Learning Visions

Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. But what I did learn is how much other people still dont know about this stuff. It confirmed what I have been thinking: that most of the e-Learning and training world out there is still doing the same old same old. Some folks dont know that they will have to change. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

A high level overview for learning and development types who dont actually use the tools, but want to know whats out there, when you might use it, and some of the pros and cons. Do you know of another tool besides adobe connect for creating an on demand module that has the webcam/video locked in the upper corner while having a ppt. Hey Danielle -- I just asked my network and came back with this tool: Zentation [link] Don't know anything beyond that.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Why PowerPoint? Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. Whose advice do you follow?)

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The 60-Minute Masters

Learning Visions

I urge you to do the same. Do you know if this was all built in Articulate or is there added Flash integration? Clive has also posted a PowerPoint version of this on his 60-Minute Masters Wiki. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. Heres what I recall: They created a set of powerpoint slides. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. I have also had SMEs, and myself, do the audio piece and the authenticity does help.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Some systems offer a licensing structure that lets you start small at a very reasonable cost. Licensing structure.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. Do you know how to overcome the challenges that come with implementing such an initiative? You repurposed an old PowerPoint presentation.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right. How do you manage that content quality aspect?

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Each tool clearly has the core features required to create great elearning content (as do Articulate Rise, GomoLearning and others that we’ve reviewed here ). Storyline 360 is a desktop-based, “PowerPoint style” tool that requires a software download, and it’s only accessible on Windows.

Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

It empowers people to do more and it creates opportunity for the ones using the tools. But it does mean that I am able to do something I couldn’t do before. Quick just-in-time tutorials like this one on cropping images in PowerPoint. He can do that all on his own.

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Storyline 360 is a desktop-based, “PowerPoint style” tool that requires a software download, and it’s only available on Windows. Both tools embrace the classic PowerPoint interface, and most established instructional designers have some level of experience with them. Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so. Overcoming the authoring skills gap.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts add a personal touch in ways that other methods (I’m looking at you PowerPoint decks and written proposals!) We make both screen recording and video editing software because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. You know.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Google Reader All the news I need to know about e-Learning in one place. 4) Adobe Flash I dont actually develop a thing with Flash myself, but our designers and programmers do some fabulous stuff with it! 6) Microsoft PowerPoint Yes, theres lots of groaning about PowerPoint.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

So easy to clip from articles online, jot down to do lists, and tag and organize it all. My iPod Touch I know that this is a piece of hardware, but it makes learning and recording information on the fly a breeze, at least when theres wireless around. Flash I dont actually develop a thing with Flash myself, but our designers and programmers do some fabulous stuff with it! PowerPoint Yes, theres lots of groaning about PowerPoint. What tools do you use? (I

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

What do you think? Audio Narration and PowerPoint And then there was this, yet another argument in favor of NOT narrating the text of a PowerPoint (or eLearning course): there is research suggesting that secondary orality and literacy don’t mix. United States License.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Usually, the completion of a certain number of units allows individuals to remain licensed in their profession. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. Examples of what facilitators can do before, during and after learning events.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

I dont do any programming. I dont do any graphic design. I use Word, PowerPoint, Visio. If you want to know what I do on a daily basis, read my job description. Course developers (who may or may not be instructional designers) use Flash to create courses, but they dont need to know how to use Flash at all. Let us know what you decide to do and how the journey goes. I have no formal IT training but have learned alot by doing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus death-by-PowerPoint classroom session (if you could see the original PPT source content, youd begin glazing over within a few slides). Do you think I went too far with the rubber duck motif?

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Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. You just need to know what to look for and how to turn that into meaningful conclusions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

But one could argue that some SMEs may and do have a natural flair for the art of instructional design ( Rupas post on ID as art ; Donald Clarks post ). PowerPoints on steroids. Theres the old joke about medical school, "What do you call someone whos last in his class at medical school?

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

" Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work?

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

" Mushroom and fern " by Manuel Barroso Parejo is licensed by Unsplash. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Why and What Should You Do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up?

Learning Visions

– the names we know and associate with eLearning – Jay Cross , Ellen Wagner , Tony Karrer , Brent Schlenker , [insert your name here]. The point is – and I don’t really know what the point is – the point is, that’s a whole heck of a lot of perspectives.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Surveys -- Steve had four different survey questions to kick things off in an interactive way: What will you be doing during this webinar? What do you want to explore today? Which tools do you primarily use? Ya know, the ol, "dang, I wish someone could tell me __".

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ive got the PowerPoints and Word docs to prove it. You never know. Instructional Design: When the Schedule Dictates What You Can Actually Do So how much time do you think we have here for real creative instructional design? Why do you think this is the case?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Reuben on the downside of rapid e-Learning tools: The emergence of "easy-to-use" authoring tools, however, has tempted us to believe that the instructional designer can do it all! Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools? Mark.your favorite topic, I know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Plodding Along in Second Life

Learning Visions

You know when youre on the first level of a game and you get target practice to learn how to shoot, or you get to practice riding a horse? I obviously need to do more of that basic SL 101 activity). Dell could do more by adding notes and descriptions along the way to make it an actual learning experience. Do role plays or disaster simulations and I think youll feel that stress level kick up a notch or two. At least I do. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!