Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning

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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.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

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I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics. Triggering PowerPoint Animations.

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Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial

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And remember, if you don’t have an illustration app, as long as you can get.EPS vector files, you can edit them in PowerPoint. PowerPoint Tutorials. I’ve included a couple of tutorials to show how to create the circle avatar effect and how to work with connectors.

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. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide. 

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

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PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But I decided to save you some time… I asked the world’s leading PowerPoint experts the following question: What’s your single best PowerPoint tip, trick, or hack? Powerpoint Presentation Approach Tips.

Top PowerPoint Tips

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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.

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

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Looking at the free icons reminded me of simple trick we show in our PowerPoint workshops. It’s one I’ve shared in the past when I showed how to create custom shapes in PowerPoint , but today I’m adding a bit more detail. There are two video tutorials below.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

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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. Download the free PowerPoint template here.

Here’s a Free Application to Help with Tutorials & Screencast Videos

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How to Display Keyboard Shortcuts during Screencast Tutorials. This is perfect for webinars and screencast tutorials. Here’s a quick tutorial where I show how it works and how it would look in your software training.

How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint

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In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. If the free vector image is in.EPS format you may be able to edit it in PowerPoint.

Free eLearning resource screen template and tutorial

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I design my backgrounds in PowerPoint, then import them into whatever authoring tool I need. Here’s a quick lesson on how I designed the giveaway file using only PowerPoint and shapes. Again, I like to design the categories in PowerPoint.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

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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!

Here’s a Simple PowerPoint Hack to Help with Course Design

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And I did it all in PowerPoint. Here’s a PowerPoint tutorial with more detail. The tutorial below reviews what I’m sharing with more detail so that you can see how to choose and manipulate stock images for your courses and presentations.

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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

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by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle. Start PowerPoint. PowerPoint

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

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The template comes with a few layouts and they’re easy enough to modify, which you’ll see in the tutorials. As always, I use the default template colors, so you’re free to easily modify the colors using PowerPoint’s color themes. Click here to view the tutorials.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

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I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. Video Tutorial. Create a PowerPoint Slideshow in Under 1 Minute.

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How to Turn PowerPoint Slides into Videos

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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?

How to Make a Star Wars BB-8 in PowerPoint

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I use PowerPoint more for graphics than anything else. In PowerPoint. This BB-8 can be created and animated in any PowerPoint version 2010 or higher. First, let’s break it down to individual shapes in PowerPoint Slide 1. PowerPoint Slide 2: The Head.

3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing

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I know it’s hard to believe, but apparently there are many people who don’t like PowerPoint. Obviously there are a lot of bad presentations created with PowerPoint, but it seems to me the blame rests on the shoulders of the presenter and not the tool. Become a PowerPoint 2010 Rock Star.

Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template

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There’s a PowerPoint version and one for Articulate Storyline 2 that offers a lot more interactivity. You’ll also notice that there’s a big difference between a PowerPoint-based template and one created in Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint is generally a linear presentation product.

Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates

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A couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. I created a PowerPoint tutorial that goes through both tips in more detail. PowerPoint Tip: Use Pattern Fills for Image Placeholders.

PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

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We’ve cut out all of the hassle of uploading a PowerPoint presentation and made it a one-step process for you. One key benefit of using the PowerPoint converter is that any timed slides or animations won’t be lost once the file has been uploaded. Our newest element is a game changer.

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

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Their many instructional applications include step-by-step process, demonstrations , tutorials , and presentations. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. Screencast PowerPoint Model.

Free Conversational Scenario Template for PowerPoint

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Try out this free Conversational Scenario template , a nine page scenario PowerPoint file. Video Tutorial: PowerPoint Conversational Scenario Template. Don’t know much about using Conversational Scenario Templates for PowerPoint? Free templates are awesome!

Adobe Captivate (2017 release) Tutorials

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These are short tutorials that have been created by Adobe experts to get you up to speed on using the product. <h1>Adobe Import a PowerPoint to your Captivate project. Adobe Captivate 9 – Tutorials. Learn from the experts.

PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos

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by AJ George I am often asked how to get YouTube videos into a PowerPoint presentation, and, unless you're using the latest version (PowerPoint 2010), it's an understandable question. Click here  for a good tutorial. In PowerPoint click the Office button.

More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

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A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. That means your success building courses is influenced by how well you know PowerPoint. To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources. Dozens of PowerPoint tips and tricks.

Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction

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Free template: PowerPoint learning interaction. PowerPoint with the assets: so you can modify them if you want. Community Blog Posts & Tutorials. Day 1: PowerPoint’s for E-Learning.

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

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To help you out, I recorded a few tutorials that go through the basics. I used a different image for the tutorials and included a new free template for you to download. Interactive Image Tutorials. Tutorial 1: Lay the foundation by setting up the slides and links.

How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course

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And fortunately, you can easily insert videos from YouTube using two ways: Use PowerPoint itself. Use PowerPoint add-ins like iSpring. How can I insert a YouTube video in PowerPoint? Embedding a video from YouTube into PowerPoint 2013 is pretty simple, as the program comes with a YouTube button. If you need to show your PowerPoint in a location without an Internet connection, you will need to insert a video file that you have saved on your hard drive.

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Another Benefit of Using PowerPoint Roundtripping with Adobe Captivate 5.5

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You can easily use your favorite PowerPoint template in Adobe Captivate 5.5 with the PowerPoint roundtripping feature. By this, you can use the PowerPoint template as your course background and add all the interactivity [.]. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Background Design PowerPoint Roundtripping rapid elearning

3 Tips for Better PowerPoint Workflow in Adobe Captivate

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Creating a course using Microsoft PowerPoint and importing and enhancing it using Adobe Captivate is a very popular and useful workflow. There are cases where we can achieve smooth results if we follow some best practices when creating the eLearning course using PowerPoint. adobe presenter Captivate Captivate 5 Design Ease of use eLearning eLearning Suite 2 PowerPoint

Embedding Adobe Captivate Recordings in PowerPoint Presentations

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We always talk about converting PowerPoint presentations to Adobe Captivate projects for all the valid reasons of creating rich and engaging experience for the learners, rapid authoring, easy conversion to eLearning courseware, etc. But what if I want to conduct a classroom/virtual session, where I’ll be predominantly using a PowerPoint presentation and need to show [.].

Make a Magnifying Glass Effect in PowerPoint

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In this short video tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a magnifying glass effect using only Microsoft PowerPoint. Make a Magnifying Glass Effect in PowerPoint from Artisan E-Learning on Vimeo. Click here to download the PowerPoint file used in this tutorial.

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

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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?”

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

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In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses. So in today’s post I’ll show you how I created the PowerPoint interaction. PowerPoint Tutorials. Click here to view the tutorials.

Beyond PowerPoint: The Magic of Themes in Adobe Captivate 6

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Depending on your perspective, Microsoft PowerPoint is either the birthplace or deathbed of eLearning. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 ThemesFew issues in online learning inspire such deep and divisive disagreement.