Tony Karrer

This post likely will be quite a bit different because I'm convinced that most people have used different search tools enough that they are pretty comfortable with their current search behaviors. My intent here is to possibly expand the options for the average knowledge worker to be able to search a bit better than they do today. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. But I do sometimes jump to other search engines. Search.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

While searching I realized that many learning professionals often confuse between their requirements and the specific features offered by the chosen tool. Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.


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How to Create Microlearning Using the Instancy Microlearning Editor


Add quiz and other interactions to keep your audience engaged and search for more useful nuggets of instructional content. Import PPT – To begin with, PowerPoint file is all you need to gather the learning content for your microlearning course.


Top 10 Tools for Learning

Clark Quinn

Keynote is how I develop and communicate my thinking to audiences (whether I eventually have to port to PPT for webinars or not). Google is my search tool. Among the many things my colleague Jane Hard does for our community is to compile the Top 100 Tools for learning each year. I think it’s a very interesting exercise, showing how we ourselves learn, and the fact that it’s been going on for a number of years provides interesting insight.

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How to Create and Scale a Document Management System in SharePoint (Without Hiring Extra Help)


Salespeople can’t find it in SharePoint online, so you add a “sales” keyword to the metadata to make it pop up in sales searches more easily. Then you add a link to the sales SharePoint site so it’s easily accessible, even without a search. ppt” at the top of the list.

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

This wasn't something I could directly help the person, but I had the sense that people may be missing some key search tricks that would give them a list of reasonable results. This trick works really well when you are searching for content on a wide variety of things, often I add in filetype:ppt as well to find presentations.

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The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content


You remember receiving a document regarding the latest Q3 product promotion, but you can’t seem to find it in email no matter how many “email has:attachment” searches you do. You search for the latest security handbook on your intranet, only to see it is dated 2012. No matter which distribution system you’re using — LMS, CMS, or email — these systems simply store or link to static PDF, Word, and PPT files. .

4 Best Dropbox Enterprise Alternatives (An In-Depth Comparison)


Advanced search. So the HR team can continue creating onboarding documents in Google Docs ( without uploading them on Bigtincan ), and Bigtincan will still search, index, and surface the most relevant documents and files to the end user. Powerful, advanced search.

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Many times I’ll be searching my own sites. I really enjoy using Google to search images. Plus, searching for fresh content puts you in touch with the latest news. I use PPT for making simple diagram, for storing visuals, and keeping up with visual models. Every year I start a new PPT of general graphics. It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning.

10 Elucidat Alternatives

Ed App

You can even convert existing PPT to SCORM if you have Powerpoint decks at your disposal. Content authoring in NEO LMS supports various file formats like photos, videos, PDF, and PPT. To further empower learners and improve their skills beyond the learning pathways provided, they can even search for courses and enroll themselves. If needed, you can also add PDFs, Word, PPT, and other files to your course content and make them downloadable for self-paced learning.

How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

A Flash-based website affects your search rankings. The result will be a loss of market share without any benefit of search engine rankings and non-flash-driven competitors gaining a huge advantage.

What is crowd-accelerated learning?

Origin Learning

With the top-down approach not bringing in results that organizations typically search for, the learning architecture has to accommodate a new community of learners. 48% of companies currently use the Rapid eLearning tool (ppt conversion tool). The script of learning is changing rapidly. Technology advancements, latest gadgets, and emerging concepts in the world of business are making organizations look at newer methods of skills training and imparting impactful development lessons.

10 LMS Systems

Ed App

After transforming your PPT slides into interactive microlessons, you can review them and have the option to select between different slide templates so you can further customize their layout. . Their invisible learning delivery eliminates the need to manually search for training courses.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Search Tettra for knowledge to answer your team’s questions and onboard people faster. App of the Week. Create Narrated Videos Quickly with Narakeet! .

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Docebo vs Absorb LMS: Find out which tool is better?


Users can upload and share training materials such as PDF, PPT, Tin Can, Video, and SCORM files. Search feature inside programs are not present and reporting feature of the software is not simple to understand.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

After video recording, you can search by keyword and it goes right to the video that the person says the keyword. For PPT lovers, you can synch video files with PPT with drag and drop. It enables you to upload PPT onto the iPad and present it to people – on the floor, at a location, etc. You can also connect the iPad PPT to a monitor and show it there. – anything you can do with PPT, but it is seen on the iPad.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

Taylor Croonquist ( @nutsbolts_PPT ) has put together this great list of Windows 10 shortcuts. Windows Search 0:36. Windows File Explorer Search 3:49. “Being alone and connecting inwardly is a skill nobody ever teaches us. That’s ironic because it’s more important than most of the ones they do.” — Zat Rana. Looks like there is something for everyone in this week’s roundup.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator


Difficult to optimize for search engines. Flash quizzes are difficult to be keyword optimized and are not ranked high by search engines. This may even result in your quiz not showing up is search engines at all. When you upload documents, our document viewer can show MS Word, PPT, PDF and a variety of other formats, across many devices without requiring any flash or software downloads.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Listings can always be found on a new page called “rankings” which will appear in one month – thus eliminating the need to do a search (if applicable). The new iSpring Pro 7 – currently in beta adds additional powerhouse features, including PPT to HTML5 output (which right now is a standalone product). #8 While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free. Everyone loves lists.

Top 50 Learning System Rankings (#39-#21)

eLearning 24-7

Once again the same criteria as the previous rankings, which you can find here and unless otherwise specified you can find every system on my learning system search engine platform, FindanLMS. Multi-tenant, e-commerce is good, mastery learning (aka knowledge reinforcement or tasks) is good, converts PDFs, video, PPT automatically into SCORM content (rare with PDF). Bookmarking and auto transcription is just awesome, especially with search within the transcript too.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

This tool is very learner centric allowing learners to search for, retrieve, recompile and reorganize legacy content into different materials in either mobile, eLearning or PDF formats. Legacy content includes PPT files that are broken up and tagged slide by slide, Microsoft Word documents that can be tagged at the paragraph, image or even word level, images, videos, PDF’s and flash assets.

Cathy Moore on Saving the World from Boring eLearning

Learning Visions

Search on Cathy’s blog for multiple choice questions ) Have Instructional Designers and eLearning developers become doormats? Stakeholders, clients come to IDs with a pile of PPT slides and say “turn this into a course.” Adobe Connect session hosted with Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist “The extraordinary, the radical, the amazing Cathy Moore…” How does one navigate this field and become a professional in this space? How did you arrive here, Cathy?

4 Awesome Background Image Techniques and More FREE stuff


It’s easy to spend hours searching for the right background. One way to cut down on the search time is to build your own backgrounds. That’s the only way you can control the transparency levels in PPT. Searching for the perfect background image can be frustrating. One of the most important elements of good scenarios, quizzes, and templates is the background image. In this post, I’ll show you four techniques that I use to rapidly build my own backgrounds.

Why acquiring soft skills is not as hard as you think – an article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy, in RealBusiness


As a general rule, our work culture is not equipped to search for, grow or even accommodate these capacities. Millennials especially, find traditional workplace PPT-driven instruction or traditional e-learning courses too uninspiring. Coorpacademy’s Jean-Marc Tassetto outlines how to respond to new data on what skills are important in the workplace.

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Easily create, search, share, save, and rate thousands of themes, all within your browser. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? We have compiled a list of different resources and applications to help you build your courses quickly and easily.

EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

eLearning 24-7

Ability to search by TAG and/or Click a TAG to see other/similar content with that TAG. The ILP capability is a must, and the TAG is something each system in the industry should strive for, as it makes a huge difference, after all “Search” isn’t utilized as most people think.

Your LMS is NOT a Learning Strategy

Convergence Training

Importing training materials (PPT, videos, documents, eLearning courses, etc). Learn what you need to know BEFORE you begin your search and get a free checklist to guide you, too. A learning management system (LMS) is a great tool for compliance and workforce learning. But it’s just that. It’s a tool. It’s not a silver bullet, it won’t address every learning challenge your organization faces. Use it well, and you’ll get lots of benefits.

How to Create Interactive Video Quizzes


If you can’t view the video quiz template you wish to go with, simply go to the search box and type ‘video quiz templates.’ ’ Then, you can filter the search results and select the template you’d like to go with. .

Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

Tie a PPT or a PDF to the video as it runs – matching section or clip by clip. Yes, you can have the match of a PDF, PPT, etc. For my review, I added a series of videos from the CrossKnowledge LMS (which is on the FindAnLMS learning system search engine platform and will be on the vendor video playlist). Again, as noted earlier, the system right now only offers video as the content (but you can have a PPT or PDF, etc. This is a first for me.

27 Best Online Learning Platforms (updated 2022)


These online learning platforms are often called ‘online course marketplaces’ because they give learners the opportunity to search for and pay for online courses directly. 50% per course sale when students come through organic search on Udemy or search engines.

Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

Simply type the LMS vendor name or LMS name in the search bar and it should give you the per user/ per installation pricing. Another way to tackle this kind of Search is to use the exact approach I tell folks about in my presentations like the recent ASTD Keynote. I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. I'm hoping folks can chime in with suggestions and resources. I'll try to aggregate them together.

10 Litmos Alternatives

Ed App

To further empower learners and improve their skills beyond the learning pathways provided, they can even search for courses and enroll themselves. If needed, you can also add PDFs, Word, PPT, and other files to your course content and make them downloadable for self-paced learning. We’ve created a list of Litmos alternatives to help you create, manage, and deploy training more efficiently.

7 Content Curation Strategies for New Businesses

Hurix Digital

With the demand for relevant digital content increasing at a breakneck speed, content developers and marketers find it increasingly challenging to stay on top of search engines. Your goal may be to optimize your visibility on search engines or increase your worth as an industry expert.

Protecting your prized PowerPoint content


With the file open, navigate to ppt/slides and open the xml file corresponding to your slide for editing: 6. Search for the name of the object: 7. You spend hours, if not days, or even months creating your presentation content and then get asked for a copy.

How to Add Captions to Video for Accessibility

TechSmith Camtasia

A quick Google search will yield a ton of results. With Camtasia, you can directly import the PPT slides and add them to the timeline just like any other kind of media. People who are deaf or hard of hearing rely on captions to gain meaning from your video content. But there are a lot of other great reasons for using them, as well. Here’s how to add captions to video for accessibility. What are captions?

A Mixed Bag

Saffron Interactive

Operating in the exact same way as PPT, changing text, player templates and colour schemes couldn’t be easier. You import audio’ in almost the same way as you would upload a file or image in PPT. After a great deal of searching, I found the work-around for this issue on the Articulate website but alas, it didn’t work! Some say you’ve got to take the good with the bad, and I guess that’s the theme of today’s blog.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Search the Blog. Every time i make PPT presenations I get confused what colors. The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. December 11th, 2007. 15 comments. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. There’s no substitution for experience. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of.