Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

I’m very comfortable composing at the keyboard, but sometimes for creative writing like that storyline, I still want that physical sensation of a pen in my hand. On one of my recent projects, I had a series of videos to intersperse throughout a course. I had an outline in the design document, but when I started actually developing it, I realized the structure wasn’t quite right. I was struggling a bit to figure out how to organize the pieces.

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Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

I’m very comfortable composing at the keyboard, but sometimes for creative writing like that storyline, I still want that physical sensation of a pen in my hand. On one of my recent projects, I had a series of videos to intersperse throughout a course. I had an outline in the design document, but when I started actually developing it, I realized the structure wasn’t quite right. I was struggling a bit to figure out how to organize the pieces.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments. PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

can customize shapes using the pen tool in Storyline and Captivate. PPT Import. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.). Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools.

Hacking PowerPoint for custom colors

BrightCarbon

We’d encourage any brand-aware readers to put pen to paper and ask Microsoft what they were thinking?! Double-click ppt then theme to find all your theme files. Do you like to hack? We like to hack, too! We also like to share how to hack.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target.

The Big Question: Stuck? Getting Unstuck.

ID Reflections

For months, I have been thinking of penning my two pence worth in my ID blog, but never got around to overcoming the inertia. For most clients I have met here, e-learning means being able to access ALL the content through an online medium—more of a glorified “click and reveal” ppt. There's really quite a bit to this question. I’ll begin by quoting something I read in Tony Karrer’s blog, eLearning Technology.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Use of PowerPoint in rapid content authoring tools – this has been a big irritant of mine, since the days when PPT first made its appearance in rapid content authoring tools. Some vendors use chapter-page approach with PPT, but there are plenty who do not (why?). Studio always has done a great job with their PPT integration because they use the right terminology, and offer a TOC, offering non-linear for those that want it.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

If you are wondering if the “publish once to all” means the vendor is using PENS, the answer is no, they are not using PENS. . However, I think every SaaS authoring tool vendor should use PENS. . First AT vendor to use PENS. I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much. There I said it and honestly I can’t believe I said it.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. More vendors seem interested in PPT, then having this as a spec in their product.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. Only a few support PENS, which is a shame, because it really does some very cool things. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Same thing with PENS i.e. a SCORM LMS that does not support PENS will not work with a PENS content authoring tool. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

Some people might convert their PPT to a video (it can be done) OR they have that production facility and shoot their own high quality videos OR they purchase 3rd party content video courses. SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Yes, it offers the social learning authoring features – robust actually, which most vendors in this space does not, but it has added task management and PENS. #7 While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait. I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The tabletPC is just like using a mouse only I use a pen. Instead of seeing mouse movements in my movie capture, you saw my note writing via the pen and tabletPC. Since the pen input is just like a mouse and software that captures your mouse works. Since I have a tablet with the tablet OS, I can write in PPT. Whatever you do to your graphics or PPT file do not change the player template scheme. Every time i make PPT presenations I get confused what colors.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

A sample.mp4 video that has been completed and ready to post to an online service (Camtasia PPT Green Screen Experiment). Making that first video can feel like a struggle. It’s hard to know where to start and which of the skills, techniques, and concepts you need to know to be successful.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

You can sort a cup of miscellaneous pens in 10 different ways, and certain pens will group together based on certain characteristics. Each pen, while it may have commonalities with others, is still unique. Hopefully some of those detail oriented 17 bullets per PPT slide will get that some of us dont CARE about or need all that detail that they crave. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.