PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker  on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default).   The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.   Using PowerPoint, open the presentation you would like to convert into a movie.

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Here is a link to the old time movie project. You can download the project zip file, import the zip file from within Camtasia Studio, and practice making your own old time movie.

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Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?

G-Cube

The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. No more same formal videos, but action packed “Learning Movies” to impact the learners can be the next big thing in the world of e-Learning. How Movie Based Learning & Why is it going to be different? With a movie, it is not only the content that is transmitted, but experiences of all kinds. Challenges of Movie-based Learning. Why Movie-based Learning.

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Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). In the image below, I’ve imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3. While the process of adding background music to projects is simple, there are two bigger questions that need to be asked. Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.      If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. If there was a need to add background music to the presentation in addition to narration, you would be in a bit of a pickle.

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). In the image below, I’ve imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3. While the process of adding background music to projects is simple, there are two bigger questions that need to be asked. Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

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Can Music Make for Better Learners?

CLO Magazine

Many people enjoy listening to music as they work. Will Henshall has touched just about every nook and cranny of the music business. ” From there, Henshall went on to create Rocket Network, a technology that networks audio recording studios (he sold it to music software company Avid in 2003). He has also developed other music-related technology, including a software add-on to Pro Tools, the industry standard platform for digital audio recording.

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ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Background Music & Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the past few months, I've received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia).   First and foremost, it's a simple process to add background music using your tool of choice. In the image below, I've imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3.   Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend. Now, quick go see the movie before the Academy Awards this Sunday.

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Disruptive technologies 2015-2016

Jane Hart

Topics include cyber security, mobile payments, drones, bitcoin, social media, digital, omnichannel, attribution, cx, music, movies, Hollywood 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. In the embedded presentation below, Brian Solis explores some of the biggest technology trends and possible twists on the horizon for 2015 and 2016.

#TwistedTropes 25. Schindler's shopping list

Learning with 'e's

At first Spielberg didn't really want to make the film, and offered it to several other directors, and also to a taxi driver by mistake, but eventually he agreed to direct the movie when he realised that one Oskar could be multiplied into several more.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint

Raptivity

“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.].

Tipping the balance #blideo

Learning with 'e's

I only ever saw the movie Equilibrium once, and it was a long time ago. Now I've been #blideo challenged by Amy Burvall to interpret this clip from the movie. As he waits for the music to start, he toys with a snow globe - a piece of trivia which holds his attention briefly. Then the music starts. and he begins to weep as the music washes over him. And yet, the music it produced was able to reduce a man to tears.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see.

Mark Oehlert

I thought it might be fun to pause in our never-ending (albeit well-deserved) beatings of the music and movie industries totally mystifying refusal to understand that the market is changing and that maybe they shouldnt do dumba$$ stuff like sue their customers and that maybe they need to think about changing their biz models. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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Bowie, Prince and teacher legacy

Learning with 'e's

It has been called 'the year the music died'. Each of these stars has left behind a legacy of their work, in the form of sound recordings, movies, interviews and videos of their performances. Many teachers don't leave movies or videos or sound recordings behind when they shuffle off this mortal coil do they? 2016 comedy education entertainment learning music TechnologySo far, 2016 has been a very bad year for celebrities.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Ever wondered why movies are so expensive? Ever sit through the credits at the end of a movie? We probably all have, now that every superhero movie puts a teaser at the end. Why do they need so many people doing so many “strange” jobs to make a movie? If you’ve never seen a “really bad” movie then you know that making a good movie is easier said than done. I’ve been working in movies and television for 2 decades. Everyone watches movies and TV.

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The budget didn’t fail your low-budget eLearning. What else did? Your enthusiasm to use all of it.

Eat Learn Repeat

The best example would be the recent “Justice League” feature film which turned out to be the lowest-grossing DC universe movie ever. Free Background Music? this, a background music has been added, which kept taking me away from hearing the voices. I suggested that they remove the background music and see if it does any good. Check out this video from IBM Think Academy: Do you seriously think IBM couldn’t afford better music than this?

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

This would include opening the front door, walking through the reception area, the subtlety of the lighting, the type of background music, conversation with the receptionist, entering the treatment room, lying down on the bed, the treatment itself - even her visit to the bathroom before leaving the clinic. Quite often I will watch three or four episodes of a box set, which is the same duration of TV as watching a movie. But it is the commitment to watching a movie that I don’t like.

From the Silver Screen to Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Since I was little I have loved the movie theatre experience. Apart from thousands of hours of entertainment, the movie theatre has also given me some perspective on how to make a good eLearning course. Even if I hadn’t been conditioned by years of pre-movie junk food commercials, I know I could always go for something sweet or salty to nibble on while watching a movie. It almost becomes part of the story of my movie-going experience.

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The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

CAMERA RETREATS BACK, BACK, BACK, until we have the tiny, silhouetted figures of Gerald O’Hara and his daughter gazing over the lands of Tara, beautiful in the sunset, to the thematic musical accompaniment which we will use for Tara throughout the picture. As far as typing up a script, in the video I used celtx.com because it is free, and if I wanted to expand my account with them to be a paid account it would come with lots of other helpful movie-making tools.

5 Integral Elements of Emotionally and Socially Engaging Learning Videos

Obsidian Learning

Paired music. Music can create powerful social and emotional connections. Have you ever watched a scary movie without the music? Look back to the video’s intent to get some perspective on the emotion(s) you want to invoke musically.

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Net, blogs and rock 'n' roll

Clive on Learning

As I mentioned last week in So much music, so little time , I've been reading David Jennings' new book Net, Blog and Rock 'n' Roll , a look at "how digital discovery works and what it means for consumers, creators and culture". I must confess that about eight years or so ago I had become a real old fogey when it came to music - I honestly believed that no-one made good stuff anymore.

Give Your Adobe Captivate Course an Excellent Introduction

eLearning Brothers

Smooth calypso music plays as a handful of dark triangles fan out to create a jagged, yet geometric pattern of overlapping peaks that nicely frames the title text. The music is also an interesting blend of high-pitched, old-fashioned harp music against a thumping bass line, creating something that is truly modern and unique. Every great thing needs a great introduction.

Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?

Origin Learning

Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The language of silence added a ‘groovy’ and positive tone to darkness, with the lyrical format leaving music lovers everywhere delirious. The American music duo that created the song in the sixties went through a roller-coaster ride that saw them breaking up because of tepid response to the market release but later re-uniting to taste the success of their renditions.

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How to Combat the “Hey Look! A Squirrel!” Syndrome

Jigsaw Interactive

We all see students in television shows and movies sitting in neat little rows, listening attentively to the teacher, and answering questions.

Is It Time to Learn about TikTok?

Litmos

If someone had asked you about TikTok 30 years ago, you might have said, “Isn’t that the weird robot from the movie Return to Oz? ”. And, when it comes to getting music careers off the ground, TikTok has been instrumental.

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THE ART OF DIPLOMACY

Intellezy

After graduation, I moved to Los Angeles and started working at a talent agency, then at a music company, then for an A-list producer, and then finally at a movie studio. But when you work with music and movie stars on million dollar deals that will be seen all over the world, the stars in your eyes can make it all feel worthwhile. I have been working in the entertainment industry in some form or fashion since I was 13 years old.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s easier than ever to start recording your iPhone and other iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. Turn off in-app music. If you’re recording a game or app that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings. Because the music will compete with your narration. Use music. Most videos are helped along by a suitable music soundtrack. Friendly Music ($$).

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3

CourseArc

The following tips and resources can help: Consider providing parents with a list of videos or movies that align with lessons. Explore art and music. Step 3: Ongoing Support. Congratulations! You have successfully launched your lessons online. That was a big feat!

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50+ Best Team Quiz Ideas to Try Out for Your Next Virtual Meet-Up

ProProfs

Movie Trivia. An evergreen topic for pub quizzes, movie trivia can be super-engaging for your virtual team quiz sessions too. You can create a mix of questions from various popular movies, have an entire round of questions on a single film, or even create a quiz on film directors.

Why I'm Going to See Ender's Game (and why you should too)

Mark Oehlert

I just finished re-reading Ender''s game and now I can''t wait to see the movie. What I hope they get right and why I''ll go see this movie even though I find Scott Card''s personal beliefs appalling is that the core of the book isn''t Buggers or Battlerooms or games that aren''t games (cue music of Games w/out Frontiers), it''s about understanding. If the movie brings that message out, that will be awesome and inspiring and. (Spoiler alert).

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Attributing Derivative Works in your eLearning Courses

eFront

Having read so many Stephen King, Sydney Sheldon, Nora Roberts and many others, I feel a sense of déjà vu when I see a derivative movie based on the novel. Many times, the author of the book on which the movie is based is never mentioned. This tells me that the movie producers had purchased exclusive rights to the “originality” of the idea of the movie. This invariably helps with marketing, especially if the movie is made as a series.

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Perfecting Your Tutorial Video Workflow | Josh Cavalier

TechSmith Camtasia

He explains that when we sit and watch a 90-minute movie, we’re captivated. Josh notes that while subtle changes to your background, clothing, and delivery are all recommended to keep your audience engaged, you should be “strategic” about incorporating bigger elements, such as music. “I’ve

What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

The use of music, narrative, and even the occasional sound effect adds a critical component to the experience. In addition, background music helps set tone and attitude. Use music. In the movies, the musical score is often hailed as the most impactful part of the movie. Music tells you when it’s funny, dramatic, or absolutely terrifying. Use about 30-40 seconds of music as an introduction to a course to help set tone and mood.

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Using Educational Animation to Improve eLearning

Origin Learning

They use basic elements to explain a process, concept or abstract idea; and they may range from being primitively simple to a full-blown animated movie. Instead of keeping a random instrumental music or silence in the background, always use a conversational style of narration. Well-designed animations have the power to transform difficult to understand concepts into easily comprehensible ones.

Lectora User Conference Sessions You Should Attend This Year – #LUC2015

eLearning Brothers

When you see learning content that looks like a high production video game or a Hollywood movie that works on both mobile and PC platforms, it can appear as sorcery. This conference is going to be held in the heart of downtown Nashville at the new Music City Center. The 2015 Lectora User Conference is just around the corner, and so far the upcoming sessions look very impressive.

Pacing

Clark Quinn

Each episode unfolds at it’s own leisurely pace, with soft musical backgrounds, and no laugh tracks. Good movies do that, though less and less. I’d recently been reflecting on pacing in music as well, regarding Pink Floyd. They similarly take the time to build the tension to make their musical flourishes. Ok, so my musical tastes indicate my age. We recently finished watching a video series called Kamichu (we like anime ).

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10 English Training Tools

Ed App

They use movie trailers, news clips, and cartoons to show how the words and phrases are used in a real context. Movie trailers, news clips, and cartoons . They also have stock images and music that you can apply to your English lessons to make your learning even better for your learners. . Stock images and music. The rapid increase of English training tools on the market has made it easier for teams all over the world to learn the English language.

Microlearning for Millennials and Generation Z

KnowledgeCity

You can choose a movie, listen to music, or watch a live sports event with just a touch of a button. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s a service-on-demand world out there. If you want a meal, you can get one in minutes at the drive-through, or even have one delivered by drone. When it comes to learning, however, there are still gaps between what new generations of workers want and what is available for delivery. It’s not to say we haven’t moved forward.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3

CourseArc

The following tips and resources can help: Consider providing parents with a list of videos or movies that align with lessons. Explore art and music. Step 3: Ongoing Support. Congratulations! You have successfully launched your lessons online. That was a big feat!

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