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! 100+ PowerPoint Tutorials. If you want to learn more about using PowerPoint or building rapid elearning courses, this list is a good place to start. PowerPoint for Rapid E-Learning.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

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I like to save as a PNG file so that the transparent part of the image remains transparent. How to Edit SVG in PowerPoint Video Tutorial. Here’s a video tutorial where I show how to convert and edit an SVG in PowerPoint. Click here to watch the YouTube tutorial. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Upcoming E-Learning Events. Free E-Learning Resources.

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How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

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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. Many of the illustrations you purchase will be in one of these formats: EPS,AI,PNG, or.JPG. Unfortunately, this may mean you need to learn how to work with an illustration app like Inkscape. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

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. And once you have the techniques down, you can surely use that overhead office look in other elearning courses. It’s definitely a great way to create an immersive elearning experience. Here’s a quick tutorial and a few tips when working with these assets : Vary the colors of the objects to give it more variety.

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. Montse Posner Anderson has an example screenshot and a tutorial on how to create your own backgrounds. Folder icons (PNG). Zombie characters (PNG).

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. Click here to view a tutorial. Learn to create shapes and then embellish them with colors, shadows, and dimension. Once you learn to use the drawing tools in your image editor you can create all sorts of custom graphics, even if all you have is PowerPoint.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

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My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. They’re nice to use because contextually they fit elearning. Plus, it’s a great way to learn more of PowerPoint’s illustration features. Below is the tutorial. Click here to view the tutorial via Screenr. I saved it as a PNG. Here’s a quick mockup of how you could use the laptop image in an elearning course.