OpenOffice Impress - a rapid tool?

Learning Rocks

If you aren't entirely ready to leap on line for your documentation handling courtesy of the likes of Google Docs, you have one very powerful option, OpenOffice. I've just noticed that OpenOffice Impress , the counterpart to the well used 'authoring tool' PowerPoint, has the option to output to Flash directly. The open source movement supports pretty much all we have to offer. It is entirely possible to create blogs, wikis, elearning courseware and even LMSs for free.

The Apache OpenOffice API Project

E-learning Uncovered

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A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

But instead of dropping it right into PowerPoint, you need to open it in a OpenOffice Presentation. OpenOffice is basically a free version of office productivity suite, so it will come as no cost to you.

Setting up Xapian on Centos


We now need to install unoconv which is dependent on OpenOffice or LibreOffice. For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll be using OpenOffice libraries: Enable the RPMForge repo, based on the instructions found at. Install the OpenOffice parts that we’re interested in.

Low maintanance – taking care of your eFrontPro installation


You can export your data into a CSV file from many programs (including eFrontPro), and the format is also natively supported by Excel (and also by the OpenOffice spreadsheet application, in case you’re into Open Source software).

5 PowerPoint Design Tips That Wow!

DigitalChalk eLearning

Get it here or try OpenOffice – a free open productivity suite! Sometimes a PowerPoint presentation may be the majority of your course content. If that is the case, you want to be sure that you have the best PowerPoint you can.

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

There is a whole range of open source applications that you can use including browsers e.g. Firefox (link) and alternates to Microsoft Office such as OpenOffice. The world of learning has been buffeted by the GFC and its after effects. Almost all forms of learning have been impacted.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

Innovations in Learning Technology and What it Means to Nursing Education

Kapp Notes

NursingInnovations in Learning Technology and What it Means to Nursing Education View more OpenOffice presentations from kkapp. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Today I am presenting to a group at Johns Hopkins concerning nursing education and technology. Here is a link to a page that contains the handout. And here are the slides for the presentation.

What would Dr. Seuss say about online communities.

ID Reflections

L@Fw2008 Dawn Foster View more OpenOffice presentations from ISITEDesign. An excellent presentation that drives home the point using "nonsense rhymes." The appeal of nonsense rhymes dates back to our childhood, and this creates an instant feeling of identificaiton, thus keeping us hooked to the slides. This also increases the recall factor manifold. The rhymes reminded me strongly of Edward Lear's "Owl and Pussy cat" in their pea green boat.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

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Free and easy in Luxembourg

Clive on Learning

The biggest challenge I set myself was to demonstrate features of Firefox, OpenOffice, Moodle, MediaWiki, Gimp, Audacity, eXe, FreeMind and Wink, some of which I had only recently downloaded.

Quick and Dirty Comment Analysis

Experiencing eLearning

I actually manually typed the numbers into OpenOffice Calc (after scanning the list of posts in my WordPress dashboard for posts with a decent amount of comments). Michele Martin asked how I did the comment analysis to see which posts have generated the most conversation. This is task 18 in the comment challenge. However, there is a faster way to get a “quick and dirty&# analysis of your comments and conversations.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Training Standards

Tony Karrer

Should we be supporting OpenOffice? Bill Sawyer posted in response to my Conversation Topics post. You can find posts aggregated via eLearning Learning - 100 Conversations. I've not met Bill before, and this was a great way to start. He is definitely challenged and thinking a lot about training standards. Bill has quite a few questions in his post: eLearning is suffering from the Beta/VHS or Blu-ray/HD-DVD challenge. In fact, it is probably even more systemic. For example, it is elearning?