Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

Bring up a PowerPoint slide in your web conferencing software and drag and drop live while you’re on the phone. 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.

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Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

Bring up a PowerPoint slide in your web conferencing software and drag and drop live while you’re on the phone. 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.

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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.

How to select the right authoring tool

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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.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

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According to several web sites, green represents nature and fertility. 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?). Even with just content only – like PPT or video files. I’ve been reading a lot about the color green.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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Ability to publish to.exe, web – this has always been around, but one vendor spins it with “Offline SCORM”, then you find out this means you can download the course in its SCORM wrapper and either have it as an.exe, use it on the web (without a LMS) or publish it to a LMS. Have them show you in a demo or via the phone via a web conference if it need be. . However, I think every SaaS authoring tool vendor should use PENS. . First AT vendor to use PENS.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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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.

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

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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. WBT - Web based training. 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

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Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Don’t be discourged by their web site – it isn’t ideal, but the product is cool. 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.

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

Rapid eLearning

Click the link below to see an explanation of how I get inspired by other web site designs. Look at best of breed web or graphic design sites to get ideas for the way you want your screen to look. 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. Social Web.

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). So you’re going to get your video out there, you’re gonna put it out on the web. Making that first video can feel like a struggle.

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