6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

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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

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

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by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. That being said, PowerPoint is likely on your office computer right now. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Save As.   eLearning PowerPoint

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Why Do Faces Work Better Than PowerPoint?

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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?

Free PowerPoint Templates for eLearning

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Today we are giving away four PowerPoint Templates and a few other goodies for your eLearning. These PowerPoint Templates can be used in all your standard eLearning authoring tools (iSpring, Snap, Articulate Presenter, and Adobe Presenter). Free PowerPoint Templates.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

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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).

Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

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PowerPoint is known and primarily used for presentations both big and small (like middle school small) because of how easy it is to learn the basics and create awesome content fast. The simplicity, and sometimes surprising depth, of PowerPoint makes it an amazing platform.

8 Questions to Answer for Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

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When I started my business as a presentation professional, I realized that designing and developing effective, impactful, and impressive PowerPoint presentations was easier when I applied basics I had used in instructional design.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

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I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics. Triggering PowerPoint Animations. PowerPoint Animation Pane.

5 Essential PowerPoint Add-Ins

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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.

5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics

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Our Microsoft PowerPoint Graphics are the best in the business, and with good reason. PowerPoint Icons. Sometimes you just need a quick symbol for whatever PowerPoint project you’re working on right now, and our Icons category has a lot for you to choose from.

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

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About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." "   eLearning PowerPointby AJ George.

Getting Started with eLB Templates in PowerPoint

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There is a heavy stigma associated with templates and even with PowerPoint: They are beginner tools that don’t permit advanced users to create awesomeness. Also note that even advanced users of PowerPoint still use templates to save time and jumpstart the creative process.

4 Cool Things You Can Do with PowerPoint Map Graphics

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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.

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

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There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate.

4 Stylish PowerPoint Templates

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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.

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

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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.

eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

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" Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations. "PowerPoint doesn't kill presentations, people kill presentations." Keep in mind that PowerPoint presentations are plentiful--particularly bad ones.

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

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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. 

Create a Branching Scenario in Microsoft PowerPoint

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Follow these four steps to quickly bring your PowerPoint projects that extra bit of interaction. Working with PowerPoint. Take some time to experiment with hyperlinking in your PowerPoint projects and see a whole world of possibilities open up to you! Microsoft PowerPoint

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint

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“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.].

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

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Recently I was asked if it was possible to paste link an image into PowerPoint so that if the original image is ever updated, the image in PowerPoint would automatically reflect the change. In PowerPoint, click the Paste button from the Home tab and choose Paste > Paste Special.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

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PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But I decided to save you some time… I asked the world’s leading PowerPoint experts the following question: What’s your single best PowerPoint tip, trick, or hack? Powerpoint Presentation Approach Tips.

PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training

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If you are looking to add a little fun competition to your classroom training, check out our GameShow PowerPoint Template (and our eLearning Games ). Plus, this PowerPoint template can be customized with your company colors, logos, images, background, etc. PowerPoint Templates.

These Ain’t Your Daddy’s PowerPoint Graphics

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With the addition of completely customizable PowerPoint graphics to eLearning Brothers’ arsenal of awesome template libraries , you now have the tools to take your presentations to the next level. Rather than having a flat infographic, use any PowerPoint animation to spice it up.

Overview: PowerPoint Graphics Library

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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.

Making PowerPoint Interactive

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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 [.].

PowerPoint: My New Favorite (Free!) Video Converter

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  I have written a few articles on how to get online videos (like YouTube) into PowerPoint presentations (links below).   PowerPoint 2007 (with internet).    PowerPoint 2007 (without internet).   PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac. " PowerPoin

Taylor Ehlert Talks PowerPoint Zoom for #AskMeMonday

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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

eLearning: Articulate Storyline and Microsoft PowerPoint

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by Kevin Siegel      If Microsoft PowerPoint is your starting point for developing eLearning content, you can reuse that content in any of the top eLearning development tools including  Adobe Presenter ,  Adobe Captivate , and  TechSmith Camtasia Studio.

Top PowerPoint Tips

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PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with PowerPoint.

Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?

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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.

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

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The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s. The post How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Powerpoint Resouces Resources powerpoint

Breaking Your Charts Into The Perfect Sized PowerPoint Pieces

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In this post, you’ll learn how to break your PowerPoint charts apart to quickly generate stylish new looks for your data visualizations. This is an advanced PowerPoint technique, but the strategy behind it is simple.