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." It is not necessary to have every bit of information you cover on the slide.

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

The PowerPoint slides just need to be tweaked—editing the onscreen text, adding some animation, prepping the script for voice over recording, and syncing everything together. ” “It’s about 200 slides. ” “OK, I’m looking over the slides now.”

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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. From there you can adjust the width and height of the slide on the Page Setup dialog box.

PowerPoint: Changing Slide Sizes for Importing into Captivate

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  If you plan to import a PowerPoint presentation into Adobe Captivate, it's a good idea to first resize the PowerPoint presentation from within PowerPoint.     While resizing a PowerPoint presentation is easy, there is a slight problem. by AJ George.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Fill in gaps with DIY formats like PDFs or PowerPoint slides. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT.

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.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Troubleshooting Pasted Slides

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by AJ George  Here's the scenario: You are an eLearning developer and receive a PowerPoint presentation from another party (a client, colleague, SME, etc). You've decided to paste some of the slides into another PowerPoint presentation following your own finely crafted master layouts. The cause is most likely that your presentation source did not use a master slide, or did not use standard content placeholders. PowerPoint

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. Here you can determine which topics or sets of slides are important to recap.

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

Visual Lounge

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? But, even now that recording capabilities are built into PowerPoint, Camtasia and PowerPoint remain a dynamic duo.

PowerPoint 2008: Change the Theme for a Single Slide

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Have you tried to change the theme for just one slide in your PowerPoint 2008 presentation? Are you frustrated because there is no "Apply to Selected Slides" option like there is PowerPoint's Windows counterparts?   In PowerPoint 2008, right-click (or [Command]-click if you do not have a right-clicker) a slide and choose  Duplicate Slide.   Hold down the [ Shift ] key and select both the original slide and its duplicate.

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 first thought was to tell her to remove it from the master slides. Delete the shape from the slide. PowerPoint

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

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.

Can I Get a Copy of the Slides? The Case for Blended Training

InSync Training

One person in a training program, or worse still, that couldn’t make it to the program, that asks, “Can I get a copy of the slides?" I am on a personal mission to never hear anyone ask for a copy of the slides again. Why do we so often hear people ask for a copy of the slides?

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. In the case of a branching scenario, it is important to map out which slides you want to go where and to do what. Both then go to Slide 4 for the next scenario.

5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics

eLearning Brothers

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.

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.   Don't like the way that slide (or anything else added by Shakespeak) looks?

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 [.].

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

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

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

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This slide above took less than five minutes to build. 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." by AJ George.

10 PowerPoint Tips to Make Your Slides More Effective

iSpring Solutions

The design of your PowerPoint presentation is often underestimated. Everyone knows the saying, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’, however in PowerPoint-land it seems to be quite the contrary. ‘A Slides are filled to the brim with text, which the presenter literally reads out loud.

PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training

eLearning Brothers

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.

Breaking Your Charts Into The Perfect Sized PowerPoint Pieces

eLearning Brothers

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.

Adding Interactions as a Flash file to your Slides

Raptivity

You can add an engaging interaction on any slide of the PowerPoint. Read them and get trending with interactive PPT slides. Open the PowerPoint presentation in [.]. Education Software eLearning tools Flash PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity Developer embed movie Flash file interaction powerpoint options PPT. There are no gimmicks to it but certainly simple guidelines to be followed.

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2015 ATD ICE Conference Slides & Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides and other information from my presentation. Information on how to add notes right within PowerPoint. Take Notes Right on a PowerPoint Slide from Karl Kapp. Purchase Detective PowerPoint Template for $39.95

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.

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.

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.

How to Use PowerPoint

The Peformance Improvement

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. who are leaders in their organizations, who insist on putting as many words and numbers on a slide as possible.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. I used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. How to Edit the Free PowerPoint Template. The characters have transparent boxes that link to the next slide.

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

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?

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. Slides.

PowerPoint 2010: Animation Painter

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Have you ever used PowerPoint's Animation Painter? Say you want to add three animation effects to one object on your slide. It works so well for your project that you want to add the exact animation sequence to several more objects on several slides. Heck, maybe you want to add the sequence to every object on every slide. " PowerPointby AJ George. If not, you aren't alone. it's one of those useful tools that often goes overlooked.

PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

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Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated. Probably the most complicated aspect of using motion paths is continuing the motion from slide-to-slide. You want an image on your slide to move using a custom motion path. " PowerPoint

Toolbox Tip: Use PowerPoint’s Selection Pane to Organize Objects on a Slide

ATD Learning Technologies

One of my favorite PowerPoint discoveries is the Selection Pane. It’s a handy little tool to organize and manage the objects on a slide, such as images, shapes, and textboxes.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

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  If you find yourself in need of a Venn diagram, there are a few basic Venn diagrams available via PowerPoint's SmartArt. You should now have three filled circles on the slide. " PowerPointby AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.

PowerPoint: Playing Audio Sequentially. and Automatically

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If you know that the first audio file ends after 1:35 and you'll be on your third slide then, then you would put the second audio file on the third slide and set it to play after 1:35.    Select Audio Tools Playback > Play across slides.

PowerPoint: Chart Templates

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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

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. 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 2010: A RANDom Fact

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" appears across your slide.   About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials."