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! In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose.

Create a Branching Scenario in Microsoft PowerPoint

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Microsoft PowerPointby Thomas Reyes-Cairo      A branching scenario is a great way to help a learner apply knowledge by providing a simulated situation from real life. They're also fairly easy to create!

eLearning: Articulate Storyline and Microsoft PowerPoint

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by Kevin Siegel      If Microsoft PowerPoint is your starting point for developing eLearning content, you can reuse that content in any of the top eLearning development tools including  Adobe Presenter ,  Adobe Captivate , and  TechSmith Camtasia Studio.

Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

Upside Learning

Yesterday Microsoft finally unveiled its new tablet called Surface. It seems to have made a solid first impression , which is good news for Microsoft given this one represents several firsts for Microsoft. Mobile Learning Microsoft Surface mLearning

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 you use one of the OfficeMix apps it shows that “This OfficeMix app has been developed by Microsoft. Microsoft Terms.

Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of

Rapid eLearning

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. The good news is Microsoft has formed a partnership with Pickit which offers a pretty big library of images.

Microsoft Excel: Easier to Learn Than Ever Before

OpenSesame

Fluency in Microsoft Excel is one of the most valuable soft-skills in any professional’s life. Not only can you optimize the way which your company’s data is presented through courses in Excel Charts, but you can also learn customization techniques so you can coordinate your Excel figures with associated documents in Microsoft Office. With 80% of Middle Skill-level jobs requiring Excel literacy, becoming familiar with Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office suite is a must.

MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016)

Learnnovators

E-Learning Diigo e-learning Google Search Learnnovators Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Project Microsoft Word Skype Srividya Kumar Twitter Whatsapp WordPressThe post MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016) appeared first on Learnnovators.

3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better

Visual Lounge

However, the recipient of your email, reader of your Microsoft Word document, or viewer of your PowerPoint presentation might find a screenshot or two a welcome change to the traditional – dare I say, boring – approach.

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Microsoft Office: 2013 Open for Preview

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Last week  Microsoft announced its latest version of Microsoft Office  and opened it for  customer preview.

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint

LearnDash

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.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Troubleshooting Pasted Slides

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Here's the scenario: You are an eLearning developer and receive a PowerPoint presentation from another party (a client, colleague, SME, etc). You've decided to paste some of the slides into another PowerPoint presentation following your own finely crafted master layouts. After you do this, you notice the formatting didn't quite take. Perhaps the bullets are positioned incorrectly. Maybe the title is incorrectly formatted. The whole thing is a big ol' mess.

How Microsoft Can Be A Digital Learning Powerhouse With It’s Lynda.com Acquisition

eLearningMind

With Microsoft’s $26 billion-dollar acquisition of LinkedIn, the software giant also gets a bevy of other online businesses. Remember the Microsoft Paperclip, Clippy? Microsoft could be the company to finally crack the nut of eLearning certification.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 2: How do poor reviews of Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 affect the future of Microsoft? For many companies, it’s hard to imagine a work world without Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Social Learning Facebook Google microsoft social learning talktech

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

When developing eLearning, the content is often created in Microsoft PowerPoint first.   Note:  Microsoft PowerPoint must be installed on your computer before you can import PowerPoint presentations into Captivate.       If you need to edit the PowerPoint slides, choose  Edit > Edit with Microsoft PowerPoint > Edit Presentation. by Kevin Siegel      What came first, the chicken or the egg?

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan. a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger.   Naturally, you want to illustrate anger on one of the slides.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Hide a Master Slide Logo

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  A PowerPoint user approached me recently with an issue. She was given a PowerPoint template with a company logo on it. She was asked to remove the logo but could not. My first thought was to tell her to remove it from the master slides.

Microsoft is Dumping Clip Art. What Are You Going to Do?

Rapid eLearning

Not sure if you saw the news, but Microsoft is going to dump clip art. However, most clip art images offered through the Microsoft site are actually vector illustrations. In its place, you’ll have access to a Bing image search, which will be filtered by Creative Commons licensing.

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. Microsoft missed the chance when they had me exclusively using their products. I think Microsoft has missed a strategic opportunity.

Social Tools in the Workplace: a Microsoft survey

Jane Hart

Social Tools in the Workplace is a recent Microsoft survey that reveals how information workers around the world view social tools. You can see the results in overview in this infographic below or read the survey results as a PDF.â?¦ ¦ [.]. Social learning

For the sake of ‘Mobile’ I hope Microsoft Windows 8 and the Surface Tablet fall short

mLearning Revolution

For the last few weeks, I have been reading and watching everything I can find on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet and Windows 8. Microsoft Office Apps is exactly what we don’t need in Mobile. (Image Credit) [link].

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?

Microsoft Office: The Key Applications You May Have Missed

OpenSesame

Microsoft Office products have been a staple of the workplace for (gasp!) Since the introduction of the first bundle of applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) in the late-80’s, Microsoft has steadily expanded the Office Suite in response to the growing needs of the modern workplace.

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MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. Raise your hand if this is you. You want to animate something on a slide and then on the next slide, you want that same object to do something else.

LearnUpon announces Microsoft Azure AD integration

LearnUpon

LearnUpon, the world’s fastest growing learning management system, today announced a new integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AD). LearnUpon customers can now use Microsoft Azure AD to manage user access and enable single sign-on.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

Course of the Week: The Complete Microsoft Office 2013 Bundle

OpenSesame

Have you always wanted to be able to indicate "Expert" when describing your Microsoft Office proficiency level? Basic knowledge of Word and Excel is often required for jobs but the work itself typically demands a better understanding of those, and other, Microsoft Office applications.

DevCorner: Microsoft TechEd 2014 – Recap and Major Takeaways

Visual Lounge

This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… TechSmith recently sent fourteen of its own to attend Microsoft’s TechEd 2014 conference in Houston. The show floor at Microsoft TechEd 2014.

INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice

OpenSesame

Microsoft Word is the most familiar software of the type, but it is far from the only option. Each sporting different features, benefits, and drawbacks, Microsoft Word , Google Docs , and LibreOffice are all contenders for the document software in your office and personal life.

Find TechSmith at Microsoft TechEd

Visual Lounge

Microsoft TechEd. A bunch of us are headed to Microsoft TechEd this week in Orlando, Florida June 11 – 14. TechSmithies are hitting the road! And, as you know, our products are better because of you and your input.

Adobe FrameMaker versus Microsoft Word

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I use FrameMaker as the main authoring tool when I write my skills & drills books. I am often asked why FrameMaker is the better choice over Word. While Word is great for word processing, nothing touches FrameMaker when it comes to creating technical documentation. Chris King of RIMS, Inc. has put together a great document that compares FrameMaker to Word. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite FrameMaker

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

What Happened to Microsoft's Free Image Gallery? by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? How about over a MILLION more?

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Tip of the Week: Harness the power of Raptivity in Microsoft PowerPoint

Raptivity

easy integration of Raptivity interactions high quality interactive presentations powerpoint presentation Tip of the week

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning PowerPoint by AJ Walther    If you are sending your PowerPoint presentation off to be viewed on another system that is not yours, you may be concerned that this other system won't have the same fonts.

How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

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. You can download a free 30 day trial of Adobe Captivate here.)