8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

She enjoys blogging, talking on social media, and researching. PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. We’re social creatures who crave human contact and interaction.

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?” Prezi, however, has built-in social learning components and could be a fabulous tool for activities.

57 PowerPoint Christmas cards to download and share!

BrightCarbon

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine – in our case too much wine… After a late night of eggnog and brandy snaps we set ourselves the challenge of creating the wildest, wackiest PowerPoint Christmas card ever! What’s so good about a PowerPoint Christmas card?

Social Learning & The Benefits of Employee Generated Content [Customer Story]

Docebo

Patrick Veenhoff, head of Learning & Development at Swisscom, showcases social learning’s benefits. In June 2017, Swisscom Enterprise Customers switched from a top-down L&D content generated approach to a social learning marketplace.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning.

How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation That Isn’t Boring

TechSmith Camtasia

Everyone knows PowerPoint presentations are a great, almost necessary, way to communicate information. How can you avoid making boring PowerPoint presentations? Can you captivate your audience with PowerPoint slides, even with a boring topic? Boost PowerPoint’s capabilities.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

Modern students sit in classrooms for hours at a time as information is fed to them through lectures and PowerPoint presentations. For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. The addition of a YouTube-like "like" system gives Speaker Deck a bit of a social side.

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Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Open up any authoring tool (okay, most of them) and one item that you will see is the ability to add PowerPoint. Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. Office 2013 with PowerPoint 2013 OR.

Social Media: Reinforce Your Brand

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Matt Sullivan    How do you determine if someone is a consumer of social media? Would you know a social media consumer if you saw one? if you're reading this, you are a consumer of social media. Social platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook let you move content toward those who need it.  So if you have a message, how can you make social media work for you? Create a Social Media Indentity. Social Media

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – May 2016

TOPYX LMS

Everyone is welcome to learn more about how you can earn a commission for referring over a company or nonprofit entity that is looking to improve their learning and development efforts who signs an annual subscription to the award winning TOPYX® social learning management system.

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning

G-Cube

Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. How to drive Social Learning strategy in an organization?

Organizational Learning Is A Social Act

CLO Magazine

What is missing from this assessment is that people are social and work is a social act. What people yearn for is context and connection — ways to make the social aspect of work more meaningful and impactful. We make many assumptions about organizational learning.

Web Tour of the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

In my webinar presentation today for the LSG Online Conference – entitled Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning – I didn’t use PowerPoint slides but instead gave a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. Social learning

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PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

It’s quite simple if your team knows how to use PowerPoint. There are quite a few PowerPoint add-ins out there in the market that will help your team develop e-learning courses, in PowerPoint itself. The published content can be shared easily on social any network.

Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free

Mike Taylor

Social bookmarking can solve all of those problems and bring you additional benefits you probably haven’t even thought of. Your first question may be, “What the heck is social bookmarking?”. TLDR: If you’re short on time grab this quick start guide to social bookmarking.

Kicking PowerPoint to the Curb

Bottom-Line Performance

In a meeting I had on Friday, we discussed with a client whether we should design a facilitation course in a way that doesn’t encourage the use of PowerPoint for the participants. One side of the discussion says that we should not encourage PowerPoint because it just puts people in a “presentation&# mode rather than one of a facilitator. Is it even worth the fight to get the PowerPoint out of the classroom and into pre and post work?

More Social Media Marketing Tips

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an excellent online Social Media Marketing course I took. I thought I might share a few more of the social media marketing tactics I'd learned through my Twitter connections. Track your Website Strength and Social Media Presence If you're going to be doing marketing online you're going to want to know how well your hard work is paying off and how far-reaching your online presence is. Tags: Social Media

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Heres another article on PowerPoint, found via Donald Clark at Big Dog, Little Dog : Bite the Bullet: Improving Your Presentation Strategies. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better

TechSmith Camtasia

However, the recipient of your email, reader of your Microsoft Word document, or viewer of your PowerPoint presentation might find a screenshot or two a welcome change to the traditional – dare I say, boring – approach. Add Personality to PowerPoint Presentations.

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint." The use of the PowerPoint presentation has been a disaster," Professor Sweller said. "It

Brace Yourself: eLearning Just Got Social

Adobe Captivate

Adobe publishes two of the most significant applications in the eLearning authoring space, Adobe Captivate – the long time leader in eLearning authoring, and Adobe Presenter 9, a simple to use PowerPoint plugin [.].

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you share your PowerPoint online, those viewers can find it. Here are five of the best ways to share a PowerPoint presentation online. Of course, one method is to simply upload your PowerPoint to Google Drive or DropBox and give the link to a friend. Concerns: If the user does not have PowerPoint, your content will be inaccessible. If the user has an older version of PowerPoint, important features may be lost. “Could I have a copy of your slides?”

PowerPoint is tyranny (2)

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

PowerPoint is Tyranny. Tags: social I’m getting into MindMeister for mindmapping. Feel free to tweak this one if you like.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons.

Don't blame PowerPoint

Clive on Learning

I was interested in Cammy Bean's News Flash:PowerPoint bad for learning. I came across similar findings a few years ago when I was researching a course called Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint which I designed with my colleague David Kori : Severin's cue summation theory (1967), claims that learning is more effective as the number of available cues or stimuli are increased. But is this the fault of PowerPoint?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. This approach also encourages the collaborative and social learning experience.

Social Media Marketing: Putting The Pieces Together

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Somewhere along the line I'd convinced myself that I was a social networking whiz. Last week I attended Mary Gillen's two-day, online Social Media Marketing class. I've come to realize that if I thought I knew a lot about social networking for business before Mary's class, it must be incredibly daunting to someone who knows, right off the bat, that they're not up to speed. That's really just the tip of this enormous social media marketing iceberg.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Social Learning

Trivantis

This Thursday, the trending topic is social learning! Social learning has been around since the late 1970s, when psychologist Albert Bandura established the theory of social learning. One example of social learning that can be applied to e-Learning is Twitter chats.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

Learning Visions

Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. Oh that David Byrne, hes so creative and alternative co-opting PowerPoint like that. The noted Edward Tufte blames PowerPoint. In contrast, "Byrne maintains that the proper use, or misuse, of PowerPoint lies in the hands of the user."