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!

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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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 PowerPoint 2007: Troubleshooting Pasted Slides

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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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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].

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

Social Learning

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Adobe FrameMaker versus Microsoft Word

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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

What’s New in eLearning – Post #2

Upside Learning

eLearning Beyond Verbal Emotion Analytics Facial Recognition Kairos Microsoft Cognitive Services Mixed Reality New in eLearning Oculus Rift Quill Responsive Type Tilt Brush Virtual realityWe follow our first What’s New post with a couple more tools that we feel could have potential for use in eLearning and related areas – by putting the artist in VR. Tilt Brush and Quill Tilt Brush, Google’s 3D painting virtual reality app, has been around for almost a year.

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.

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

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Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants. In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative.