More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! PowerPoint Resources.

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

If you want additional layouts to accommodate the different colors, just go into the slide master, duplicate the layout and change the color of the bulb. As always, I use the default template colors, so you’re free to easily modify the colors using PowerPoint’s color themes.

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Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed you how to design your own PowerPoint templates. In other posts, I’ve talked about how to use PowerPoint’s drawing features to build the envelope icon and television monitor. You can also download the PowerPoint file so that you can play around with it.

3 Tips for Using Animations in E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

If you have several images on your slide, you want the learner to focus on one image at a time. Although tools like PowerPoint or Articulate Storyline include long lists of entrance and exit animations, it doesn't mean you should always use them!

Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

As you can see, I didn’t have to do much work because I used the default layouts for my slide backgrounds. January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ).

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Numerous authoring tools can import PowerPoint slides, including Articulate Presenter and Adobe Presenter. What you put on these slides becomes part of the eLearning content, so it’s pretty darn important. Learn what not to do when developing PowerPoint for eLearning.

The Thinking Behind a Branching Scenario

E-learning Uncovered

I just came back from ASTD’s TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas where I held a Creation Station on how to create a branching scenario in Captivate. Now you are just copying and pasting everything on the correct slide based on your flow chart and the numbering convention you’ve set up.

3 E-Learning Lessons Learned on the Road

Rapid eLearning

Normally, we’d push out a ten slide elearning course that shows how to greet. January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. 23: PowerPoint Doesn’t Have to Be Boring.

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part Three

Kapp Notes

Just around the corner is TechKnowledge 2012 is Las Vegas on January 25-27th. You’ll hunt for answers to questions supplied by speakers by attending sessions and viewing session slides online and on the mobile app. My presentation will be “Avoiding Death by PowerPoint.”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? This applies particularly where text and sound are likely to be used (notably the studies on PowerPoint and speech).

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. Once it’s online, they realize that many of the courses look like PowerPoint slides. Tidbits: I’m at ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose all this week.

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. If you want to use the template, feel free to download the basic PowerPoint file that I used to create the job aid.

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2010

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint. Here’s a Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template. 7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template. Free PowerPoint Template & Simple Way to Share Files.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Rethinking the Conference Structure - Time to Step it UP - Engaged Learning , February 3, 2009 Mark Oehlert attended TechKnowledge ‘09 and his thoughts were very similarly to mine: Conferences need to be updated. I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic.

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Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio – Help Needed

Tony Karrer

Jesse saw a post where I pointed to slides from a recent presentation and he commented: A PPT slide deck is a horrible way to convey anything significant. How about a link to audio, or better yet something like an Articulate Presenter or Breeze presentation that combines the audio and the slide deck? I would very much be interested in what you had to say in your presentation, but a PDF of the slide deck doesn't do much for me. Yet, here I am posting my slides.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus death-by-PowerPoint classroom session (if you could see the original PPT source content, youd begin glazing over within a few slides).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Karl: "The two of the most used items for synchronous learning are lectures via PowerPoint and software training (app sharing)." $199 I think it might be helpful to include a slide upfront in your presentation clearly outlining all of the pricing options and whats available.

Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

So, if you show a PowerPoint and in the middle of it, go on a web tour to your site and then come back to your presentation window, does it record that? Ask them if the person speaking will align to their presentation (if they are also showing PPT slides or materials) and are going over them at the same time. Nobody wants to review a recorded webinar and see the person talking, hear them and realize that they are discussing things three slides or three product steps ago.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Heres what I recall: They created a set of powerpoint slides. Lets just say, a set of slide were created by someone. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ▼ June (6) The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Plodding Along in Second Life

Learning Visions

Karl explained some of the real basics to me as we went along -- how to do "Mouselook" for a better zoom (very useful if youre looking at a PowerPoint slide in SL -- the quality of the graphics is often quite poor); how to make your avatar laugh and do other gestures. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

No More Death by PowerPoint. Spending your days and nights toiling away on a killer slide set? In preparation for my conversation on PowerPoint is Tyranny midday Wednesday, I took an impromptu survey on what makes for a conference great… or a loser.