Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On

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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.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

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  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: Character Challenge

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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.

Embed Microsoft Office Files Within Adobe Captivate

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In this video tutorial, I show you two interesting ways you can give access to Microsoft Office documents to your learners from within your Adobe Captivate project. The post Embed Microsoft Office Files Within Adobe Captivate appeared first on eLearning.

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MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

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  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.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

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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.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Working with Guides

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Microsoft PowerPoint TechComm Technical Communications training User Assistance User Experience UX by AJ Walther      For some PowerPoint projects you may find that you would like to line up elements in a certain way and that having guides on the slide would be useful.

Microsoft Surface: Will It Help mLearning?

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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

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.

Four Ways of Getting Trained in Microsoft Dynamics CRM in 2017

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And, Microsoft Dynamics CRM is one such tool that helps organizations work towards this goal. Getting trained in Microsoft Dynamics CRM modules can open up multiple career avenues in the CRM industry for an individual. Featured Featured Posts CRM microsoft Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft PowerPoint: Create and Use Chart Templates

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Microsoft PowerPoint PowerPoint by AJ Walther      Do you work for an organization that uses many charts? Do all of those charts need to be formatted to match specific corporate branding? Does this take you ages?

FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

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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 PowerPoint: Measurement Unit Conversion in a Flash

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Microsoft PowerPoint TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications by AJ Walther    Here's a quick tip you may not already know that could save you some serious time with unit conversion. By default, PowerPoint measures in inches.

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

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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 So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

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Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. Microsoft has an investment in Facebook so it wouldn’t want to create a competitor to Facebook. Innovation Social Learning Microsoft So.cl

Microsoft PowerPoint: Find and Replace Fonts

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  Microsoft PowerPoint PowerPoint by AJ Walther    There are many reasons you may want to globally change every instance of a font in a PowerPoint presentation. Maybe you inherited a presentation from someone else and it needs a little work. Maybe you've had a change of heart about your own design choice. Maybe a client would prefer a different font. Whatever the case, manually changing every occurrence of a font could become a time-consuming task.

MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING (2016)

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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.

Social Tools in the Workplace: a Microsoft survey

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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

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

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by 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. Once you're done, it's possible that you'll take the presentation into Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline and create an epic eLearning course. But that's down the road. Let's get back to the plan at hand: anger.

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DevCorner: Microsoft BUILD 2014 Report

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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… The fourth Microsoft BUILD conference was held in the first week of April this year.

Create a Branching Scenario in Microsoft PowerPoint

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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!

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.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

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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. eLearning Tools Online Training Software Effective eLearning eLearning Resources Microsof

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.

Israel’s Omek Takes On Microsoft’s Natal

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While we written about Microsoft’s Project Natal in the past, the interweb has been abuzz about a start-up from Israel that’s going to compete – Omek.

Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses

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Do you know what Microsoft Excel really does? But, Microsoft Excel is more than just creating simple column and row spreadsheets. The post Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses appeared first on GO1 Learning. Education Learning Technology Excel microsoft spreadsheetsYou must be thinking – of course I do, it’s for generating spreadsheets, right? This is a powerful software tool you can use to enhance how your company does business. That brings us to […].

Adobe Captivate & Articulate Storyline: Round-Tripping With Microsoft Word

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  The process of round-tripping between Articulate Storyline and Microsoft Word is just about the same as it is in Adobe Captivate. by Kevin Siegel      How do you collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who aren't Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline developers? Specifically I'm talking about text content. How many times have you gone back and forth (and back and forth again) with your SMEs, changing a word on a slide here, removing a comma there.

My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

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On the other hand you have Microsoft, which appears to be bringing back the old Start button and enabling users to boot directly to the old desktop view, in the upcoming Windows 8.1 eLearning Mobile Learning change featured microsoft mLearning image credit: technobuffalo.com.

Tech Tuesday: 5 Things We Learned Using Microsoft PowerBI

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To tease out these nuggets of information, mLevel has leveraged Microsoft’s PowerBI to create a dashboard that allows every employee the opportunity explore our data. The post Tech Tuesday: 5 Things We Learned Using Microsoft PowerBI appeared first on mLevel.

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

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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

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, iPad Mini, Play Testing Learning Games

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Topic 1: Is the Microsoft Surface tablet a viable tablet option for businesses interested in mobile learning? But some have raised concerns that Microsoft Surface might actually hurt mobile learning, and that Microsoft does not truly understand mobile.

Microsoft Surface Launched

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Microsoft Surface was formally launched and is now available in 12 countries. A school in the UK used it for a day; here’s what they did with it: Such technology opens up a paradigm of interaction that been under-utilized in learning.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

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by 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.   The problem is that you used motion paths to move this item from Point A to Point B on Slide 1 and then on Slide 2 you want that object to appear in the exact spot it ended on Slide 1 before it does something else. And getting that item in that exact spot is a total pain in the you-know-what.

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint

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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: Hide a Master Slide Logo

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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 Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

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by Jennie Ruby Track Changes in Microsoft Word is an indispensible tool for editing, but it is not the best tool for the job in every editorial situation. Tags: Microsoft Word You may find that both tiny details and big-picture edits cause you-and your reviewers-to want less tracking, not more. For example, what if you are editing the text when you notice that PowerPoint has been spelled incorrectly as Power Point.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

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  When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format.   Perhaps one day Microsoft will use mp3 files for recorded audio, or Adobe will one day allow for m4a imports directly into Captivate. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

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.