Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate
OCTOBER 3, 2016
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.
PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training
OCTOBER 15, 2014
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.
Top 5 PowerPoint Design Tips for Trainers
MAY 28, 2012
It’s every training designer’s best friend and worst enemy — PowerPoint. Love it or hate it, PowerPoint is one of the most commonly used tools for corporate trainers. 3 Free PowerPoint Templates to Make Your Online Training More Memorable.
PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here.
5 Super-Secret PowerPoint Tips I Can’t Live Without
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
PowerPoint is a powerful tool, but I’m often surprised that some of the most useful features are hidden. Here are the top 5 tips that would have saved me many, many hours of work over the past few years if I had only known them. Think of PowerPoint as a blank canvas.
eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann
OCTOBER 15, 2014
In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an eLearning developer, and his thoughts on topics such as PowerPoint based authoring tools, design, rapid eLearning, and more. Is it possible to build an interactive (and attractive) course in PPT? .
15 Benefits of Using PowerPoint in eLearning
JULY 4, 2013
Why PowerPoint? It seems that everywhere you go in the eLearning world you run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their base or offer the ability to import slides. Are you already using PowerPoint?
Find E-learning Disappointing? 7 Tips to Make It Better
OCTOBER 7, 2016
They say online courses are just slides with bulleted lists and some interactive elements to avoid looking like a basic PowerPoint (PPT). That can be true to some extent, as the roots of e-learning are in PPT. ‘Oh no!
PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
by AJ George There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. PowerPoint
Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction
DECEMBER 15, 2015
There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Free E-Learning Template: PowerPoint. Download the free PowerPoint template. Production Tips. The PowerPoint version is limited to a click-and-reveal interaction.
Design skill – add hat to photo
APRIL 14, 2016
I’ll walk you through how you can make Meg totally safe using either PowerPoint or Photoshop. You can also download the source files to do this in either PowerPoint or Photoshop to follow along and practice. Adding a hat in PowerPoint. Graphic Design Tips Posts PowerPoint blog
Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Old PowerPoint decks kind-of stink. Now-a-days, almost every training course has a PowerPoint (PPT). This PPT is used during class to help the trainer stay on course and to provide some information to the learner. A few tips: Use bullet points.
Best Practices to Convert Training Presentations into Engaging Online Courses [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Check our infographic below for some tips. eLearning Design Convert PPT to E-learningTraining managers create hundreds of presentations during the course of their job, handling an array of topics. These presentations serve as useful aids to train people face-to-face.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points
AUGUST 11, 2009
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Why PowerPoint? Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint.
7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template
OCTOBER 5, 2010
When I’m on the road, I try to squeeze in some informal Articulate jam sessions to answer quick questions or offer a tip or two. Many of these jam sessions produce interesting discussions with some tips and tricks that don’t require a full blog post. PowerPoint Viewer 2007.
20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 17, 2016
There are three types of rapid authoring tools – PowerPoint add-ins, installation-based, and cloud-based. For example, if you only want to make your PowerPoint presentation interactive, PowerPoint add-in authoring tools such as Adobe Presenter or Articulate Studio are good to go with.
Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
PPT Import. We can insert PowerPoint Presentations in all three tools. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.).
The Power of PowerPoint Master Slides in eLearning
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
Master slides in PowerPoint are very powerful and they are easier than ever to do with PPT 07. When using a rapid e-Learning authoring tools that runs off PowerPoint I always start with a template that uses master slides. (or
7 Effective Remedies for Engaging E-learning Courses [Infographic]
OCTOBER 29, 2016
They say online courses are just slides with bulleted lists and some interactive elements to avoid looking like a basic PowerPoint deck. This can be true to some extent, as the roots of e-learning are in PPT. Many training managers complain that e-learning is boring and disappointing.
3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Online courses are developed just by transferring content from PPT files. It is true that the rapid e-learning development methodology leverages existing instructor-led training (ILT) content such as PowerPoint presentations to create online courses.
3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book
JUNE 19, 2012
To keep it simple we’ll use PowerPoint, but the ideas should work regardless of the tool you use. I created them as shapes in PowerPoint. Use PowerPoint’s master slides to create the layouts. Tutorial : this tutorial walks through the template and shows a few production tips.
April 2016 eLearningArt Updates
MAY 5, 2016
eLearning design tips from Julie Dirksen: Design for how people learn. This week, I’d like to highlight the: Pixel to Print Size Calculator : If you create graphics in PowerPoint, you know that PPT uses print size (inches), but your image requirements are usually in pixels.
Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Using PowerPoint as a course (Ok, you shouldn’t be doing this at all, but I know many do). Usually I find the PPT driven approach, due to it. Tip: You enter the text in each block of your storyboard. Tip: Visually think how the course will look. Tip: If you plan on creating a file that the learner will open within the course, then list that as step one. . Tip: You do not list what type of authoring tool software you are using in your storyboard.
The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog
AUGUST 1, 2008
The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet point presentations. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. I don’t typically create a PowerPoint template. Instead I create the background images to use in my PowerPoint slides so it’s easy to just swap out the background. I like your tip to focus on white space.
e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less
JUNE 19, 2013
For instance, PowerPoint is a tool most SMEs are familiar with and content templates can be developed using this tool. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably.
5 Major Learning Support Tools for Post ERP End-user Training
OCTOBER 19, 2016
We simply extracted the audio from the video, divided them into individual slides, and added the audio to the original PowerPoint presentation. This PPT was published to HTML5 using iSpring, a rapid authoring tool. .
Starting Out with UI Prototyping
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Yeah, I know, PowerPoint? But, yes, PPT, Keynote, and Google Slides have enough functionality to create simple wireframes, include higher-fidelity images of your interface, respond to clicks, and even do some animations. Inside TechSmith Design Corner Tips & Tricks
Here’s Another Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template
AUGUST 3, 2010
If you want to succeed at rapid elearning, you have to develop your PowerPoint skills. See what you can do with PowerPoint. You’ll be surprised to find that PowerPoint’s a pretty capable graphics tool. PowerPoint Tips.
Unleash Your E-Learning Graphics from PowerPoint 2007
AUGUST 18, 2009
I was attempting to zip up a PowerPoint 2007 file and accidentally unzipped it to reveal a media folder that held all of the images I was using in my course. Now, keep in mind that this only works for PowerPoint 2007, but it’s still a cool trick, nonetheless.
New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2
MARCH 27, 2011
And, of course, you can import existing PPT/PPTX presentations right into the new app and manipulate all the sides while still leveraging most of the defined interactions (e.g.,
e-Learning vs. Great e-Learning
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Many of the e-Learning design programs out there allow for direct importing of PowerPoint files. Merely importing PPT for training is a prime example of flat and boring e-Learning. These key tips will help you develop unique and effective ( great ) e-Learning courses. There’s e-Learning, and then there’s great e-Learning – there’s a difference! We know that when it’s done well, e-Learning can be an effective and enjoyable way of acquiring new skills and knowledge.
4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great
OCTOBER 21, 2010
Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. 3 (Free) PPT Templates To Make Your Training More Memorable.
Interview with Connie Malamed about her book Visual Design Solutions
Will at Work Learning
JUNE 15, 2016
Here are three tips about working with white space. Will: I put a ton of time into creating PPT slides for my workshops and presentations—and I’ve developed some beliefs over the years that may or may not be true. I’m a big believer in PowerPoint (or KeyNote, etc.)
Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points
AUGUST 27, 2010
I’ve been slowly making my way through Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create presentations that inform, motivate, and inspire. Tags: book review instructional design PowerPoint