Webinar: Get Dialed In To PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

In a webinar earlier this week Nic Brown, our Director of Product & Design, walked us through the creation of a slick looking dial in PowerPoint. This kind of a dial can be used in all kinds of PowerPoint applications such as displaying speed, volume, and tension.

6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

eLearning Brothers

Because PowerPoint has been around for such a long time (almost 28 years), Microsoft has been able to create features and integrate options that allow presenters and now some eLearning professionals to create content effectively. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

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The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

When creating presentations in PowerPoint it’s important to have a template to ensure design consistency, but it takes time, effort and skill to create high quality templates and masters. Of course, there are lots of places you can get free PowerPoint templates, but are they any good?

Preparing A PowerPoint Animation Strategy

eLearning Brothers

As a PowerPoint developer, I have asked myself these questions many times regarding animations in PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint is, to their credit, always releasing new content that will draw people to their product and make life easier for developers and presenters.

Legendary Presentations: eLearning, Sales Collateral, and Defeating Death-by-PowerPoint

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

Presentations have a well-earned reputation for being terrible snooze-fests full of boring bullets and Death by PowerPoint. In this session, you’ll see how you can do all of that using only PowerPoint – no, really! Become a PowerPoint Legend.

4 Stylish PowerPoint Templates

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is a versatile program that most computer owners have access to. Many designers use PowerPoint to layout their courses in a simpler program, to play classroom-wide eLearning games, or even use it as a course all its own.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

In this post we look at the mind-bending world of Morph and how to use it create stunning design effects in PowerPoint. The new morph transition in PowerPoint is pretty cool. Dynamic photography with PowerPoint morph. PowerPoint design PowerPoint animation

Webinar: How To Make PowerPoint More Engaging with Games

eLearning Brothers

In this webinar, we dove into making a PowerPoint presentation more engaging using different types of games. eLearning elearning games games Powerpoint Resouces training arcade powerpoint templates

Advanced PowerPoint grids and guides

BrightCarbon

Let me show you how to make PowerPoint grids and guides your secret weapons, using them to create effective layouts that not only look neat and professional, but actually leverage proportions to better communicate with your audience. PowerPoint’s default gridlines are dotted.

How to update PowerPoint preview thumbnail icons

BrightCarbon

Have you ever noticed the PowerPoint icons that show up on your desktop or inside Windows File Explorer? Sometimes the default application icon is shown and sometimes you see a PowerPoint preview thumbnail of a slide from your presentation. Default PowerPoint application icons.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Most people don’t think that PowerPoint was built for or even allows you to build quizzes (let alone a gamified quiz) without using macros. The same is true when developing a game in PowerPoint (with or without Macros).

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    If you are sending your PowerPoint presentation off to be viewed on another system that is not yours, you may be concerned that this other system won't have the same fonts. Click the OK button to close the PowerPoint Options dialog box.

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I was recently editing a PowerPoint presentation that someone else had created. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Info.   PowerPointMaster slides were not used and the formatting was a bit inconsistent.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger. PowerPoint won’t allow you to adjust the transparency of a photo so you'll need to scrap that plan.   eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther      A few weeks ago I presented a  Character Challenge  and asked readers to send in their PowerPoint-created eLearning characters. e-learning eLearning Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning Technical Communications User Experience

3 Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides Into Storyline

Tim Slade

One of the great features of Articulate Storyline is the ability to import slides from PowerPoint. you use in PowerPoint, they may or may not import properly into Storyline. Check out this post and video for three tips for importing PowerPoint slides into Storyline.

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Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?

LearnDash

Every year they are adding new features, which is great, but at the same time these new features are all built upon the same foundation – and in many cases this foundation is Microsoft PowerPoint. Heck, most of them allow you to import PowerPoint.

Making PowerPoint Interactive

Raptivity

Making PowerPoint interactive is to make your slides do what you want, allowing yourselves to go from slide to slide almost like going from one room to another in your home – and setting your slides in a way that [.].

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Many people don’t consider PowerPoint as a capable graphics editor since its main function is to create presentation aids. Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher).

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How to Use PowerPoint

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. It would be better if they didn’t use PowerPoint at all. What are your suggestions for using PowerPoint effectively? .

5 Essential PowerPoint Add-Ins

eLearning Brothers

Microsoft PowerPoint can do so many things very well on its own, but don’t underestimate the power of PowerPoint add-Ins and the productivity it can bring to your development, teaching, and designing. You are not using PowerPoint to its fullest potential without using Add-Ins.

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I typically write about PowerPoint as it pertains to eLearning. This time I'd like to share a cool add-on I've discovered for PowerPoint for live presentations. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide. 

Taylor Ehlert Talks PowerPoint Zoom for #AskMeMonday

eLearning Brothers

With every new update and feature that comes to PowerPoint, there is always a slew of questions following close behind. And that has been no different with the new PowerPoint Zoom feature. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

Why Do Faces Work Better Than PowerPoint?

ej4 eLearning

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a boring Powerpoint presentation. In fact, we reported on one study that found the PowerPoint delivery system so dreaded that 24% of respondents said they [.]. The post Why Do Faces Work Better Than PowerPoint?

4 Cool Things You Can Do with PowerPoint Map Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Our pre-made PowerPoint graphics are a handy tool in this area, as each element of the map can be manipulated to suit your needs. Here are a few interesting things that can be done with our PowerPoint map graphic templates: Paths and Processes.

8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. To get you better prepared for creating content in PowerPoint, here’s eight things you must never do with graphics in PowerPoint.

Overview: PowerPoint Graphics Library

eLearning Brothers

As you may be aware, we at eLearning Brothers have a boatload of PowerPoint graphics docked in our template library. Being a fairly intuitive program, PowerPoint is often a first step for eLearning professionals designing a course.

Branching Scenarios with PowerPoint

E-learning Uncovered

As learning professionals, we have all used Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations for instructor led training. The post Branching Scenarios with PowerPoint appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered

PowerPoint: Chart Templates

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This PowerPoint user wanted to be able to create multiple charts with the same formatting (ie bars on a graph with a gradient effect) without having to individually format each separate piece of every new chart. In PowerPoint, select your chart on the slide. PowerPoint

A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. Another thing that can be drastically different from PowerPoint to Illustrator is the creation process.

Preparing PowerPoint for ELearning

LearnDash

For many people, PowerPoint is the go-to software tool for any instructional event – and who could blame them? Nearly every organization has Microsoft Office so PowerPoint is pretty accessible. PowerPoint to ELearning.

Presentation design principles for better PowerPoint design

BrightCarbon

By applying some key principles of presentation design , you can make your PowerPoint design really standout and deliver both a more ‘popping’ – but also more effective – presentation. You can find out how to change your PowerPoint colour theme here.

Using PowerPoint to Edit Images

B Online Learning

A lot of people use Photoshop or Illustrator to edit their images but if you don’t have access to either of these you can use PowerPoint to do some simple editing to your images.In […].

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Push Our PowerPoint Graphics to the Max with Gauge Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our familiarity with gauges and the wide variety of gauge types are two reason why using gauge-style PowerPoint graphics in eLearning is so genius. To change the icon, delete the shape and replace it with one of your own PowerPoint graphics.