Effectively Structuring Your Learning Programs

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When designing a learning program, our goal is always focused around how can we help our learners retain knowledge and effectively apply it in the workplace. In today’s environment, learning professionals are constantly competing for the mindshare of their learners, which is why the structure of your program is crucial. Here are some quick tips to consider when building a learning program…. So why design your program in that fashion?

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. Today we’re taking a look at a few of our favorite eLearning templates in the PowerPoint library. Have a peek and find something you can use for your next PowerPoint project.

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PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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. Here’s an example of three presentations with the preview thumbnail set in each PowerPoint file: This makes it easy to see what each file contains! Open your presentation in PowerPoint.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. Authoring tools have the potential to help transform learning programs and. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

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). As you can see in the image below, PowerPoint 2010 has an entire row of options just for editing images. All this editing power would be useless if you couldn’t export your changes out of PowerPoint.

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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. The only draw back is that you don’t have complete control over every aspect of the graphic as compared to software programs such as Adobe Illustrator. Another thing that can be drastically different from PowerPoint to Illustrator is the creation process. On almost all Mac computers it will open in PowerPoint if it is installed.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. Sadly, the answer is no, at least not from within PowerPoint.   Close PowerPoint. " PowerPoint

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How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). Here are five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation. Method 1: Compress PowerPoint presentations using in-built tools. Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool?

Taylor Ehlert Responds to #AskMeMonday on PowerPoint Action Buttons

eLearning Brothers

A lot of questions have been asked surrounding the topic of PowerPoint Action Buttons. Action Buttons are pre-coded shapes that allow you to hyperlink to different slides, run programs outside of PowerPoint, and even start up macros. On the surface, they are virtually indistinguishable from native PowerPoint shapes—all the magic happens behind the scenes. What Can Action Buttons Do That Native PowerPoint Shapes Can’t?

Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

eLearning Brothers

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. PowerPoint is versatile and is simple enough for web devs and IDs to pick it up and mock up how they want things to look.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. But sometimes Captivate needs a little extra help in communicating with PowerPoint on your computer in order to import slides. Open your copy of PowerPoint, and open the file you want to import into Captivate. Just the program.

PowerPoint: Playing Audio Sequentially. and Automatically

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The second option for playing audio tracks one right after the other would be to import the files into another program like Windows Movie Maker. If you are using a PC with PowerPoint, there is a good chance your system came pre-loaded with the WMM software. " PowerPoint

PowerPoint to Captivate

Adobe Captivate

I needed to convert my 65 page PowerPoint to into captivate. So I did some research and found that Storyline 360 converts the slides into their program and retains the independence of the objects. What if I copy and paste the text from PowerPoint into a text box in Captivate. Never just copy the full text box from PowerPoint or it will paste as an image of text and not the actual text. The post PowerPoint to Captivate appeared first on eLearning.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey. Why are layouts in PowerPoint so important? However, the monkey in PowerPoint comes to life when you work with presentations that have been built on different templates. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

Importing PowerPoint File into Captivate 2019

Adobe Captivate

The last time I tried to import a Microsoft PowerPoint file into to Captivate (CP 7) was for an assignment in my Master’s program. Recently, someone in the Captivate Facebook group asked a question about importing PowerPoint files into Captivate.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. But sometimes Captivate needs a little extra help in communicating with PowerPoint on your computer in order to import slides. Open your copy of PowerPoint, and open the file you want to import into Captivate. Just the program.

Why PowerPoint crashes and how to prevent it

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PowerPoint has crashed. Despite feeling that your world came crashing down with PowerPoint, there is hope! Read on to discover some common reasons PowerPoint crashes, and what – if anything – you can do to stop it. Type of crash : Semi-transparent screen, ‘PowerPoint has experienced a problem and has to close’, with a spinning circle of doom. Whatever it is, moving it around PowerPoint is taking up a lot of your RAM. PowerPoint is multitasking .

Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

When we started this blog in 2007, PowerPoint-based elearning was all the rage, and for good reason. It was a great entry point for people just getting started, especially when the alternative was custom Flash programming that required programming skills and resources. Today, the elearning market is different and PowerPoint elearning isn’t as important (or relevant) as it was ten years ago. But that doesn’t mean PowerPoint’s obsolete.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos

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by AJ George Over the last two weeks I've shown you how to insert YouTube Videos into PowerPoint 2007 when presenting both with  and without  an internet connection. This week I'm going to show you how to do the same thing, but in PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac.

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PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” The two presentation programs share many of the same features, such as the ability to include text, images, audio, and video. But whereas PowerPoint tends to progress linearly from one slide to the next in a fixed sequence, Prezi uses “paths” to move between content by zooming out to reveal a big-picture overview, or zooming in to show details.

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s. Their existing library within the MS Office programs fails to capitalize on a huge piece of their business: Bing/Images/Image Search. It would be impossible to produce an offering natively within the MS Office programs that possess the depth of the entire Bing Images index. eLearning Powerpoint Resouces Resources powerpoint

5 Reasons PowerPoint Is Better Than You Think

eLearning Brothers

To most users PowerPoint is a great tool for banging out a quick presentation when a superior requires information or when a teacher assigns a country to present on. And because of the breadth AND depth of PowerPoint, it is perfectly suited for those tasks. But what casual users don’t know is that PowerPoint can easily handle the other end of the spectrum. Here are 5 reasons why PowerPoint is so much more than a simple presentation tool.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Hide a Master Slide Logo

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by AJ George  A PowerPoint user approached me recently with an issue. She was given a PowerPoint template with a company logo on it. My assumption is that someone created the background (with the logo included) in another program, or took a screen shot of the background in PowerPoint and inserted it as a background image. Having a problem getting PowerPoint to behave?  PowerPoint

Don’t Fall Flat with your PowerPoint Templates

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is easily one of the most popular programs in the world of training. Our PowerPoint templates take things the next level. iSpring is a PowerPoint plug-in that allows you to transform your PowerPoint slideshows into fully functioning eLearning modules, capable of being hosted on an LMS or even online. You can find these and other PowerPoint interaction in our template library.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

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5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. It’s very easy to learn since it is an add-on for Microsoft PowerPoint. Articulate Studio ’13 – Developed by the same folks as Storyline, Articulate Studio piggy-backs off of Microsoft PowerPoint as well. In the end though, the best program for elearning development really comes down to personal preference as well as the type of content you are training to.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. However, to edit them requires knowing how to do so with an illustration program. 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. How to Edit SVG in PowerPoint Video Tutorial.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

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We received the following distress email a few days ago:   I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I'm in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint.   I have a PowerPoint (presentation) I created with voice recording. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

How to use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Here at BrightCarbon we’re always looking for new ways to improve our own PowerPoint productivity and then share that knowledge with the presentation community (that includes you, by the way!). One of the ways we do this is by using VBA code to automate and extend the functionality of PowerPoint. This article explains how to grab the code from our articles and use it in your PowerPoint project, so that you can take your productivity to the next level!

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. We know (or should know) that preparing for a virtual learning program (VLP) is quite different from planning for Instructor-led Training (ILT). Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program. Begin with the End in Mind!

Editing the Custom Dictionary in Word and PowerPoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Technical terms, program names, proper names, and acronyms can light up your Word or PowerPoint screen with red zigzag underlines, causing not only annoyance but also a risk that you will overlook an actual misspelled word. Tags: PowerPoint by Jennie Ruby.

Conversion of ILT Material Into eLearning Courses – Case Study

Swift eLearning Services

An LMS can eliminate all sorts of complexities that faced during the traditional classroom method learning.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

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by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8 and PowerPoint. Once installed, the Camtasia recording features are added to PowerPoint's Ribbon (on the Add-Ins tab).   Adobe Presenter 9 and PowerPoint.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

TechSmith Camtasia

Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. Did you know that, until recently, PowerPoint lacked the option to save a presentation as a video? This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. But, even now that recording capabilities are built into PowerPoint, Camtasia and PowerPoint remain a dynamic duo. Why Use Camtasia with PowerPoint?

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey. Why are layouts in PowerPoint so important? However, the monkey in PowerPoint comes to life when you work with presentations that have been built on different templates. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

How to Turn PowerPoint Slides into Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Approximately 35 million PowerPoint presentations are given each day , but most people tune out of a presentation within the first ten minutes. What if you were to take that one step further and turn PowerPoint slides into videos? When creating a video of your PowerPoint slides, you don’t need expensive or fancy recording gear to achieve good quality. Below are three tips when making your PowerPoint into a video.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio , which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design.