How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size


Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? Images: Select a picture on any slide and go to the Picture Tools Format tab on the ribbon. Choose Compress Pictures in the top left corner: the pop-up box shows you the resolution options you have for the image. Then go into the media folder, and here you’ll find all the images, music, and video files used in your presentation. Method 3: Reducing picture resolution in PowerPoint.

How to play Apple Music on Echo Dot?


It offers further safety and delivers 1080p video and clear pictures even in evening. You most likely marvel tips on how to add Apple Music songs to Amazon, as a result of all Apple Music records data downloaded are DRM protected to restrict the edit and switch. .

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How Can I Utilize a Picture-in-Picture Video to Create a Dynamic Walkthrough of My Course Material?

Yukon Learning

Recently, one of my students asked me about using a picture-in-picture video to create a narrated walk-through of a particular topic. You can also choose the picture-in-picture position of your webcam video. This may involve placing zoom regions on slides for emphasis, adding additional layers for items such as background music, adding additional buttons, or other enhancements.

Sony Pictures’ Martin Lowery

CLO Magazine

Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Lowery has brought traditional and experiential development initiatives to bear in a creative industry that is largely unfamiliar with many of the players in learning. ” After all, the classic musical starring Judy Garland was called, “A Star Is Born,” not “A Star Is Developed.” Last year, he moved to Sony Pictures, to finally work in the industry he craved.

Multimedia Resources For Your eLearning Projects

Adobe Captivate

A few years ago I worked for an organization that required custom designed eLearning but didn’t have a budget for stock photography, background music, or video. Music can be a challenge but there are many resources that offer free music under a creative commons license. You must attribute the original artist somewhere in your eLearning in the manner in which they require but otherwise, the music can be free to use.

YouTube is skill in music

Learning with e's

YouTube is blocking all music videos from its service in the UK from today, due to a disagreement with the Performing Right Society (PRS). I remember when I was a semi-professional musician, on a low income - having spent a small fortune on amplification, instruments and lighting - trying to recoup some at least back from recording and selling my own songs (that's me pictured playing in 1983 with my trusty Gibson Les Paul).

Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

From music to media to FMCG to retail to engineering to automotive to hospitality or sports, the scope of using this technology for effective outcomes is expanding like never before! MUSIC. Classical music doesn’t have to be intimidating anymore! Music is soulful. The attempt here is to leverage the VR technology enough to inspire kids to perhaps consider the musical path!

FREE resources for eLearning Development


Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content.

Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Sound is critical in many visual mediums; modern cinema uses sound effects to create a sense of reality and music to illicit an emotional response. Designers need to make sure their choice of audio is: Valuable Sound should add something to the experience and in this context we’re not talking about adding a voiceover to explain a picture or diagram. Appropriate Sound or music must match the tone of the learning; get it right and it will complement the experience.

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5 Tips for Practicing Self-Care at Work


Face the Music. Not only does music make work move more quickly and enjoyable. A Journal of Consumer Research study found that mid-volume ambient noise or music can help focus your thoughts. Music can also help change your mood or shift your focus. We all have specific things that always bring us positivity in one form or another – from silly videos and memes to pictures of our loved ones and past acknowledgement for accomplishments.

Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’ve been looking forward to our monthly release of new Snagit stamps, Camtasia Studio theme sets, and Camtasia Studio music tracks, you’re in luck. I use Snagit daily to quickly snag funny pictures to send to coworkers and friends or to easily create fun messages. Camtasia Studio Music Tracks. Music helps set the mood of a video. That’s why we love providing you with a big collection of free music tracks for you to use in any type of project.

Punk learning

Learning with 'e's

By 1977, punk music had emerged as a creative force to be reckoned with. It was a form of music that was furiously loud, aggressively energetic and full of discordant anger. To release a record you didn't have to bow and scrape to the multi-national music publishers and labels. Punk learning (some would call it Edupunk ) reflects that seventies music ethos. Some were outraged by the audacious behaviour of the punk rockers.

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Tipping the balance #blideo

Learning with 'e's

I thought at the time what a dystopian picture it portrayed of the future. 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. blideo Amy Burvall Beethoven education equilibrium learning music Technology

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Key Benefits Of A Cloud-Based Authoring Tool

Dan Keckan

Think about your pictures, music, videos, and other information that is saved in the cloud. And you will agree with me that there are more benefits to saving your pictures or videos on the internet whether it's on Facebook or Instagram.

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Some time ago, I was cast as a chorus member in a musical. I could sing and read music, but I didn’t have any experience dancing. Go over the big picture first, then dive into the specifics. I wasn’t the only person with a background in music. So we had to grin and bear it every time the music director slowed down to explain where we were or what the symbols on the page meant. Give a brief reminder of the big picture, then dive into the specifics.

Cool daydreaming

Learning with 'e's

What you can't see in the image above is the seat I took this picture from before I processed it into cartoon format. I also have several musical instruments to hand and plenty of sketching and writing materials. audio creativity daydreaming Digital motivation music reflection space videoImage created by Steve Wheeler (spot the skull) We all have our favourite places. Spaces in which we can relax, be one with nature, or unleash our creative instincts.


4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

Association eLearning

If you’re getting started on a new script for an eLearning course, you probably aren’t planning to create a “musical” experience. Also, remember that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” I’d argue that these tips can also help your eLearning scripts become more musical, communicating ideas that will stick in our heads for a long time. But maybe you should. A great song is relatable, the lyrics that get stuck in your head and you can recite them years later.

Another Lens for Viewing Your eLearning

Association eLearning

Have you ever been to a session where the instructor walks in with music playing on the boom box they’re carrying? Picture handing in a proposal or report for review and never hearing anything back. This saying applies to lots of things: playing a musical instrument, using a computer program, dancing, and so on. There is more than one way to look at an object. You can view it from the front or back, close up or far away, and so on. This is also true of eLearning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days

Mark Oehlert

» March 19, 2008 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days This picture from the iPhone Blog is just priceless. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett) | Main | Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation

Mark Oehlert

Imagine, 1 facial picture translated to 3D facial animation and then delivered to multiple outputs. 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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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.

Mark Oehlert

case you cant see it in the picture, I think thats my wallet hes holding. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" | Main | September 11 » September 07, 2007 Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Interactive. Immersive. Innovative/ Creative/ Different. Effective. All of the above. These words get thrown around a lot. Frankly, it troubles me when they’re used incorrectly because it leads to misunderstandings. It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer.

7 Major Learning Styles – Which One are You?


Perhaps you fall into one of the following: Visual: These people prefer to use pictures, images, diagrams, colors, and mind maps. Aural: People who prefer using sound (obviously), rythms, music, recordings, clever rhymes, and so on. They aim to understand the reasons behind the learning, and have a good ability to understand the bigger picture. Everyone learns differently, that’s nothing new.

Screencast of the Week - Sharepoint Intranet Launch at Hudson

TechSmith Camtasia

Great music, Picture-in-Picture , SmartFocus , Tilt and more. Great music, Picture-in-Picture, SmartFocus, Tilt and more. This week's Screencast of the Week has it all. Kris Rzepkowski used a Camtasia video to communicate the launch of a new intranet at link Hudson. This is one high quality screencast! What a great way to launch a new website! Entertaining and informative.

E-learning challenge #242 - Technology meets Education

call my entry "Greece - folk music guide". I chose a Cretan Dance and Pontic Dance, since those two are my favourite types of Greek Folk music. To grap the screenshots for the various pictures you see, I used Opera's browser which offers the user such an option for screen capturing and transforming it into a picture. . . . You can view the project below. . . . Below you can see the 5 steps I followed in order to create my entry for the challenge.

5 essential features of a good explainer video


People also remember pictures better than words. Our memory, therefore, benefits from dual coding and we understand better and remember for longer when pictures are included in the explainer video. Music and other sound effects also play an important part in a good explainer video.

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What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?


Whether in terms of food, music, friends or significant others, we all know standard are important. In 2000, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) entered the picture and standardized the way a Learning Management System read and presented learning content. Get ahead of the learning technology curve by enabling xAPI in your LMS. The same logic applies to choosing a learning management system (LMS) with the right course content packaging tools.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? Selecting The Right Music. Selecting the right music is often the toughest part of editing a video. If your music choice significantly over-powers your narration or voice over, you may need to select a different track. Some people have soft voices that will not do well with overbearing musical scores. This is where music or voice over should fade in and out.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

Music is another powerful way to enhance your video. If you’re creating training videos, for example, music can be a dynamic and engaging addition when used correctly but if it’s too loud or distracting it can make the video difficult to watch and learn from.

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

Infopro Learning

An m-learning should make use of creative modes of interaction like speech inputs, tilting or rotation, shaking the device, or taking a picture. Corresponding words and pictures should be presented simultaneously rather than successively. Refrain from the use of illustrations, music, text or environmental noises that do not relate to the learning objectives or the course value.

Instructional Design Basics: Designing A Timeline

Upside Learning

A timeline is an actual picture of events that happened in history. A linear timeline shows a picture of events as they occurred in a certain period of time. A comparative timeline shows two or more subject areas which occurred at the same time; it shows readers the “big picture.” ” A comparative timeline might compare historical events in two or more countries or compare two or more subjects like Music and Science.

Create a Holiday Greeting Card Video with Camtasia Studio 8.4 – Part 1

TechSmith Camtasia

Taking pictures with your mobile device is so easy, but, what do you do with all those pictures? You might share them via text or social media, however, have you ever considered using Camtasia Studio to create holiday video cards to make your images come alive with music and your voice? Additionally, the Clip Bin is filled with images and music clips to use in your video. Add Music Track To Timeline. This post is the first in a 3-part series.

Creating Accessible Video Content: A Quick Guide


Our simpleshows can provide transcripts, closed captioning, sign language picture-in-picture video, slower pacing, audio descriptions, and no background music if requested.

7 Dos and Don’ts to Design and Deliver Successful Video-Based Learning

Obsidian Learning

Even if your audience is an entire company, getting as clear a picture as possible about the make-up of that population will help you create a video that best suits both the company culture and the expectations of your employees. Do use music. Do ask for help if music is not your forte.

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How Do Explainer Videos Suit Different Learning Types


Therefore, visual learners naturally do well with pictures, diagrams, and videos. Videos, audiotapes, and music are all helpful in engaging auditory learners. It is, for example, recommended that auditory learners listen to music as they go over lesson material.

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7 Tips for Training Athletes, Dancers, and Martial Artists Online


If you’re running a dance studio, you might share some choreography to practice for a piece of music, breaking down each movement. Have your learners submit pictures or videos on social media and give them a hashtag to use so that everyone can follow their progress.

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The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

Books are allowed to put on paper eloquent words that paint a picture that is sometimes breathtaking. 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. It’s not fair, really.

5 Simple Tips to Create an Explainer Video


Find pictures Videos need images! And when it comes to the audio, three issues need attention: the voice-over , the delivery speed, and background sounds: 1) The voice must be clear and not overpowered by background music. 3) Also consider effective sound effects and suitable background music. With the right choice of music, one can set the tone of the video and evoke the desired emotion to engage the target audience. Choose the voice-over and background music.

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Choosing the Right Feedback Strategy for Your Online Course


A musician plays the wrong note in a piece of music. If you want learners to take extra care in checking their work, use delayed feedback, and if you want them to focus on the big picture impact of their decisions, use delayed consequences.

Living with Complexity

Clark Quinn

Using Apple’s iPod, he points out how simplifying the purchasing (backend: lining up publishers to allow downloading individual titles for a simple fee) and downloading music (instead of converting files and storing in special folders) made a device that could carry a lot of music in a small package. Overall, while seemingly not as well structured as previous books, this book offers some advanced thinking into design that will benefit those looking to take a bigger picture.

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