Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
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.
Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial
MAY 24, 2016
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.
Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts
MARCH 7, 2017
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.
How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint
APRIL 26, 2016
In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint.
Top PowerPoint Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2014
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.
Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction
JULY 21, 2015
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.
Free eLearning resource screen template and tutorial
MARCH 17, 2016
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.
How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint
JUNE 16, 2015
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.
More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template
DECEMBER 28, 2010
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!
Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial
DECEMBER 27, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
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.
PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 29, 2012
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
PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial
JULY 25, 2014
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.
How to Make a Star Wars BB-8 in PowerPoint
MARCH 4, 2016
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
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
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.
Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates
JUNE 28, 2016
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.
Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
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.
How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course
APRIL 2, 2015
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.
Free Conversational Scenario Template for PowerPoint
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
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!
5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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?”
Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
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.
How to Create an Interactive Image Template
AUGUST 18, 2015
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.
Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
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.
More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!
AUGUST 16, 2011
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.
PowerPoint Converter with Animations and Sound
AUGUST 25, 2014
a PowerPoint converter was introduced that greatly simplifies uploading a PowerPoint to our online training software. This gives you three great options to choose from now – chalkboard, web archive, and a PowerPoint converter!
PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 19, 2010
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.
Make a Magnifying Glass Effect in PowerPoint
JUNE 17, 2014
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.
How To: Integrate Your Raptivity Presentation into PowerPoint
OCTOBER 31, 2013
You can easily insert an interactive Raptivity model within your PowerPoint presentation by following a few simple steps. Open Microsoft PowerPoint and create a presentation slide for your Raptivity model. Online Training Software Tutorials Build Your Course PowerPoint Raptivity
How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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.
Embedding Adobe Captivate Recordings in PowerPoint Presentations
MARCH 7, 2011
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 [.].
5 PowerPoint Design Tips That Wow!
MAY 9, 2013
Sometimes a PowerPoint presentation may be the majority of your course content. If that is the case, you want to be sure that you have the best PowerPoint you can. Think about having a great PowerPoint design and useful content rather than adding fluff to your course.
3 Tips for Better PowerPoint Workflow in Adobe Captivate
APRIL 10, 2012
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
Another Benefit of Using PowerPoint Roundtripping with Adobe Captivate 5.5
JUNE 3, 2011
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
Import Powerpoint into Captivate
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Just wanted to show you, really quickly, the feature of importing PowerPoint into Captivate. So if I pull up Captivate, you’ll see, when I go to create a new file, under create new there is from Microsoft PowerPoint. Adobe Captivate Tutorials Video Transcript.