Creating Engaging Online Learning
JULY 15, 2013
Online learning comes in two general forms: synchronous and asynchronous. Synchronous online learning happens when several individuals (learners) are communicating or interacting with each other at the same time. eLearning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
Thankfully, eLearning comes in many different forms from basic PowerPoint modules to learning games and simulations and beyond, giving users many options to support their unique learning objectives.
eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
before answering that, let's rework that classic question with this: what comes first, the eLearning or the PowerPoint presentation? When developing eLearning, the content is often created in Microsoft PowerPoint first. I'm not going to get into what it takes to create visually compelling PowerPoint presentations (we have a mini course for that ). Instead, I'm going to show you how to take existing PowerPoint content and quickly re-purpose it for eLearning.
PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly
APRIL 23, 2017
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.
Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions
APRIL 1, 2010
These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Lecture is a bad use of synchronous online learning. Even the PowerPoint 2007 Smart Art would be an improvement.
Synchronous e-learning myths #3: Just more death by PowerPoint
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 1, 2008
I'd like to conclude my review of last Friday's eLearning Network Thinking Synch event by expressing my surprise at just how inventive people are becoming at using synchronous e-learning technologies. I've seen some really good web conferencing sessions but more often than not they're simple presentations with slides, sprinkled with interactions.
Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
The key though is inherently tied to the two types of e-learning: asynchronous based learning and synchronous based learning. Synchronous Based Learning (SBL). How often have you heard the term “synchronous based learning and been told it is e-learning? Too many people are taking the ILT training approach and love of PowerPoints and turning them into ABL courses. I will not lie. Not everyone loves e-learning, nor will they.
How to Make a Video Presentation in PowerPoint in 5 Easy Steps
MAY 5, 2016
In this article you will find out how to make a business video presentation or an engaging video lecture right in PowerPoint. It’s better to use one sticky note for each idea and then turn them all into PowerPoint slides so it will be easier for your audience to perceive the information.
Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month
JULY 6, 2009
July’s focus is on Synchronous e-Learning, better known as distance learning. Synchronous E-Learning Defined. You may or may not be familiar with synchronous e-learning. From the eLearning Guild’s Handbook (which is a great FREE resource), synchronous e-learning includes things like: instant messaging. Synchronous and asynchronous e-learning aren’t just growing in the business world. What questions do you have about synchronous e-learning?
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems
JULY 10, 2007
Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. This is true of all synchronous learning -- presenters have to keep people focused.
Adobe Captivate 5: Collaborating via PowerPoint
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
by Kevin Siegel If you have created a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint, you can import the presentation slides into an existing Captivate project, or create a new project that uses the PowerPoint slides. During the import process, Captivate includes the ability to create a link between a Captivate project and PowerPoint presentation. Using this workflow, any changes made to the original PowerPoint presentation can be reflected in the Captivate project.
New: Use video plus powerpoint presentations to create engaging online courses
JULY 31, 2013
So are PowerPoint presentations. With our new PPT & video synchronization feature, you get the best of both the worlds. You can use any video and sync it with a PowerPoint presentation, which will advance automatically to the most relevant slide as the video progresses.
Adobe Captivate: Six Ways to Use Voiceover Scripts
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 27, 2015
Captivate allows you to type--or copy and paste--the script into Slide Notes, similar to the slide notes you might be familiar with in PowerPoint. And if you have accurately divided the script into phrases as shown above, it will automatically be synchronized with the audio.
Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course
APRIL 5, 2017
Just take your PowerPoint slides and create a separate web page for each slide, right? ILT classes are live and linear, while online courses may be delivered in several different ways: Synchronous courses take place live, in real-time, with instructors and participants interacting online.
Knoodle Announces New Release
JANUARY 19, 2012
Newly developed tools making synchronizing slides with the timeline and selected media easier. New intuitive UI that makes managing content, editing, and synchronizing easier than ever. eLearning Featured People Pictures PowerPoint Twitter Feed Knoodle powerpoint templates
eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
I find that if I try to record my audio after-the-fact (in the tool itself or in an external program), it's more difficult to synchronize my audio with what's happening in the video. Since simulations or soft skills lessons are typically produced slide-by-slide (in Captivate, Storyline, PowerPoint, or Presenter), I think it's best to record or import the audio directly onto the slide once the slide is done.
How to Convert PowerPoint Presentations With Embedded Audio and Synchronized Animation by Jeff Batt
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 21, 2010
While Unison is a good tool for creating interactive activities, you can also use it to upload and convert PowerPoint presentations, including animation, audio, and synchronization timing settings. Here’s a step-by-step guide!
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.
Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 3, 2013
HTML5 Support for Microsoft PowerPoint Import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish them directly to HTML5. Simultaneously record narration, capture screen motion, and synchronize audio with slides and timed objects. Adobe Captivate App Packager Embed a range of HTML5 animations and synchronize them with your Adobe Captivate course. by Kevin Siegel.
3 Things I’ve Learned About Today’s E-Learner
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 2, 2016
In fact, I didn’t know what a Millennial was until last month and still mix up asynchronous with synchronous learning (seriously, can we use smaller words for that?). Let me start off by saying I am no spring chicken.
5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning
JANUARY 23, 2017
In a classroom training session we use several aids to facilitate teaching, such as manuals, charts, and PowerPoint presentations. This tool has a PowerPoint-like interface, which makes it quite easy to start with, if you already familiar with PowerPoint.
3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Articulate storyline is a desktop application that looks and feels like PowerPoint. If you know your way around PowerPoint, you are going to feel comfortable using Storyline. Animations: It supports all PowerPoint animations with various control options.
3 Powerful Rapid Authoring Tools Released in 2016
DECEMBER 26, 2016
The e-learning development software is a PowerPoint add-in, and anyone familiar with the Microsoft application can use iSpring Suite 8.5 The tool comes with superior video synchronization capabilities and enables the effective access of e-learning content offline.
20 Years of Death by Powerpoint
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JUNE 20, 2007
Powerpoint turns 20 according to the Wallstreet journal. The Learning industry has also created its own little niche market of tools that magically convert Powerpoint to eLearning.just saying that sends chills up and down my spine. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Powerpoint
5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make
JANUARY 26, 2017
So, you are still using the feature in your eLearning development tool that converts the entire PowerPoint content to eLearning. Does it have synchronous elements or not? Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth.
Adobe Presenter: Convert Recorded Webinars to On-demand Resources
JANUARY 10, 2017
Easy to Use : Adobe Presenter is a power-packed PowerPoint add-in. A person who is familiar with PowerPoint can use this tool easily. Open the contents of the webinar in MS-PowerPoint.
Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Audio Synchronizing. We can insert PowerPoint Presentations in all three tools. The interface of Articulate Storyline is like PowerPoint and easy compared to Adobe Captivate and Lectora.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Tin Can API with online/offline synchronization – AWESOME! M-Learning offers online/offline synchronization. No online/offline synchronization which is bizarre since education is going the way of tablets – including iPad rather than purchasing laptops and desktops. Can capture PowerPoint presentations and match them to the person talking. Rather I will list just a few: Mobile support including online/offline synchronization and native app.
Looking ‘Under the Hood’ of MOOCs
APRIL 19, 2014
Online learning design is not about slapping classroom PowerPoint into Articulate Presenter. synchronous (chat, webinar) and asynchronous (discussion forum) facilitation for self-directed and collaborative learning.
How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?
OCTOBER 18, 2011
They believe that by simply moving their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System that they have converted their face to face courses to an eLearning format. Joan T.
Can web training software replace your offline training?
DECEMBER 2, 2015
A projector showing some awful PowerPoint presentation. Also expensive, and perhaps even costlier than the above, is the fact the offline learning, due to its synchronous nature, disrupts your normal business hours and operations.
10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos
AUGUST 12, 2016
PowToon is an online business presentation software to create free, cool, animated, PowerPoint videos alternatives. Using the online Overstream Editor, you can synchronize subtitles with online videos.
Lectora 12 – Moving Ahead and Catching Up
DECEMBER 31, 2014
The improvements focus on designer usability and provide PowerPoint-like flexibility when working with text, images, shapes, and buttons.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Ability to use PowerPoint. Tools these days come in three flavors.