How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

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A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010. The PowerPoint developer demonstrated how to customize the ribbon toolbar in PowerPoint. And that’s a pretty powerful feature, especially for rapid elearning developers. There are a number of features I use quite a bit when it comes to building elearning courses. My Favorite Rapid E-Learning Features.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

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The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. Unless of course, you know how to use PowerPoint. Insert & Edit SVG Image in PowerPoint. What you’ll do is convert the SVG image into an object that can be edited in PowerPoint. The newest version of PowerPoint has a “Convert to Shape” feature. If you don’t see it in your version of PowerPoint, you’ll need to upgrade to the Office 365 version.

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A Simple Way to Build PowerPoint Graphics for Mobile Learning

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So in today’s post, I’m going to show you a simple way to build graphics for your Rise e-learning courses. Understanding PowerPoint Slides. PowerPoint is easy-to-use screen and with some practice, you can build almost any type of visual. Because of this, I build my simple graphics in PowerPoint and save the slides as images. In PowerPoint, we need to do two things: set slide size and then whatever we build we export as an image.

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

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In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. In fact, I ran into this issue in a previous post on getting an elearning job. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. For example, in the images above, the backgrounds would be perfect for elearning scenarios. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

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With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010!

See How Easily You Can Create Graphics in PowerPoint

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Looking over the tutorial, I wondered if I could follow the steps to recreate the icon in PowerPoint. Obviously the steps are a bit different and since PowerPoint is not as robust as Illustrator, you have some limitations. I chose to use a PowerPoint shape to speed things up.

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Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

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In the spirit of the holiday season, here’s a free elearning template. There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Free E-Learning Template: Storyline 2. Click here to view the elearning template in action. Download the free elearning template. Free E-Learning Template: PowerPoint. Click here to view the elearning template in action. Download the free PowerPoint template.

Free Illustrations Perfect for Rise 360 Courses

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Rise 360 is a great application to create e-learning. You can download PNG or SVG versions of the illustrations. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Articulate Roadshow: Learn more and register here. Articulate Roadshow: Learn more and register here. Free E-Learning Resources. Want to learn more?

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How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

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In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. I’d even argue that PowerPoint provides some extra benefits because of its easy authoring and graphics development.

Free Assets from the E-Learning Community

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Most people aren’t active participants in the elearning community. So in today’s post I am highlighting some of the free assets that your peers have recently shared in the elearning community. Here are some cool blurred backgrounds that can add richness and texture to your elearning courses. I actually used one of the backgrounds for a recent workshop on interactive elearning. Other files shared by your peers in the community: Clotheslines template (PowerPoint).

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

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If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. There’s even a good discussion about graphics applications in the elearning community. For my demos, I decided to stick with PowerPoint to show that if that’s all you have, then you still can do quite a bit. PowerPoint 2010 comes with a background removal feature which makes it really easy. In PowerPoint, add a shape to the slide.

What I Like About eLearning

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Maybe elearning is like a collage. I like strategy and learning by experience. Rapid-prototyping was practically invented for the strategist and activator (StrengthsFinder) in me. The Rapid eLearning Blog and tips like how to make a PowerPoint template.

More Free Illustrations for Your Next E-Learning Project

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Multiple formats including PNG, SVG, and AI. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Articulate Roadshow: Learn more and register here. Want to learn more?

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

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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? For Rapid translations,go with Storyline. Animations are a great way to bring your e-learning training modules to life. The supported image formats are GIF, JEPG, PNG. We can insert PowerPoint Presentations in all three tools. Rapid Development.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

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When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT. PNG: (Portable Network Graphics) It is better than JPEG and supports binary transparency and alpha channel transparency. POTX: An extension file of Microsoft PowerPoint Template file.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

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E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

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The 2017 release of Adobe Captivate empowers you to leap ahead with a smart eLearning design platform that does the heavy lifting of creating responsive eLearning content. Deliver great interactive learning experiences with 75,000+ free eLearning assets, eye-catching quizzes, and Adobe Typekit integration.*courses Also educators and trainers who are currently using PowerPoint and need to add interactivity to their training materials. On this page. Basics.

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