No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

Have you ever been asked to “just tweak the PowerPoint slides” and call it elearning? The original PowerPoint slides. Lynn explained, “It’s about 200 slides. ” “OK, I’m looking over the slides now.”

How to Unstock Stock Photos for eLearning and Slides

The eLearning Coach

If you spend a lot of time researching photos and manipulating graphics, you may feel frustrated. Here are a few ways I've found to get out of the stock photo doldrums. Developing eLearning

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Editable map for Google Slides


Your free, editable world map for Google Slides! If you’re an avid PowerPoint user you may be familiar with its handy map feature, which allows users to add a fully customisable world map to their slides. It’s a useful resource and one that we wish Google Slides had too.

Editing the Google Slides Master and Layouts 


A mishmash of fonts, colours and slide layouts is sure to, at the least, distract an audience from your message and, at worst, have a negative impact on how they view your abilities. In Google Slides, editing the Master and Layouts is an easy way to make sure that your presentations have a set style that stays true to your brand. Before we look at how to edit the Master in Google Slides, let’s take a step back and explain what the Master actually is. Google Slides

Legendary Presentations: eLearning, Sales Collateral, and Defeating Death-by-PowerPoint

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

We’ll work together in a highly practical, demo-led session, in which you’ll learn how to create visual slides, manipulate images, master animations, make it interactive, and produce content that will delight your audience.

Master the Captivate Universe With Master Slides

eLearning Brothers

In a webinar about Captivate 2017 that I recently presented, there were a lot of questions that came in about Master Slides and how to use them. Most themes will be designed using a master slide set. When you create a template the theme and master slides are saved with it. Master Slides. There are essentially two types of Master Slides. If you want a unified background color, logo, etc throughout your slides, you can place them here.

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How to format text in Google slides


If you want to make your latest presentation look more polished and professional, read this handy list of tricks and techniques showing you how to format text in Google Slides for quick visual wins! How to add a hanging indent in Google Slides. How to wrap text in Google Slides.

How to Create a Custom Review Results Slide in Articulate Storyline

eLearning Brothers

Below, you will see the Results slide, which I also customized to my preferences. Instead, there is a trigger to jump to the next slide, which is where I have a new slide inserted to host my spiffy Review Results solution. Looking at the custom Review Results slide, you can observe what I’ve done to make this solution happen. As you see, there are red x’s at the far left, followed by a reiteration of the question text (copied from the previous slides).

3 Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides Into Storyline

Tim Slade

One of the great features of Articulate Storyline is the ability to import slides from PowerPoint. However, Storyline doesn’t always import your slides properly. Depending on what features (animations, slide transitions, SmartArt, etc.) Check out this post and video for three tips for importing PowerPoint slides into Storyline. Tip #1: Check Your Slide Size. By default, Storyline sets its slides to a 4:3 aspect ratio.

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Panning Slides Interaction by Raptivity 2020


The post Panning Slides Interaction by Raptivity 2020 appeared first on. A highly visual interaction best suited to depict a sequential event, process, or timeline. knowledgebase

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

The PowerPoint slides just need to be tweaked—editing the onscreen text, adding some animation, prepping the script for voice over recording, and syncing everything together. ” “It’s about 200 slides. ” “OK, I’m looking over the slides now.” The slides contain no practice activities or assessments. I had the best trainer write the script out in the slide notes for the narration so it would be just like what he teaches in class.”

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Creating a Question Slide

Adobe Captivate

Question slides are the foundation for analyzing what the learner has retained. Select Question Slide. Select the type of Question Slide you need from the Insert Question options. For this example, we’re going to create a Multiple Choice Question Slide. You have the choice of creating a graded question slide, survey question slide, or pretest question slide. You’ll find the settings to the right of the workspace area for the slide.

eLearning Design – 38 Slide Design Tips from the Pros


When your eLearning slides look great, viewer engagement increases, your instructional voice is enhanced, and you hear “I love it!” But for those of us who aren’t trained designers, slides can be a struggle.

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Matching Quiz Slide Results

Adobe Captivate

For example, I have 5 things to match on the slide (Put these items in the order you should complete them) and each is worth one point in the final score calculation. If the quiz taker gets 4 out of the 5 of them matched correctly, that should be an 80%, but on the results slide it show as a 0/5 because all five were not matched correctly. The post Matching Quiz Slide Results appeared first on eLearning.

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How to insert video and audio into Google Slides


Although Google Slides is an incredibly simple and intuitive tool for building presentations, its animation limitations mean that slides can lack oomph. An easy way to bring movement and dynamism to your slides is by adding audio or video. How to add audio to Google slides.

Question Slide freezing and not continuing to next slide

Adobe Captivate

My second question slide keeps freezing and will not continue to the third question slide. I have tried rearranging the slides to see if it is an issue with that slide but it seems to be an issue with being the second question slide. Whatever order I put the three questions in which ever slide is in the 2nd position will not continue to the third question. The post Question Slide freezing and not continuing to next slide appeared first on eLearning.

5 Google Slides video tutorials to help you become a Slides wizard


At BrightCarbon, we’re big fans of Google Slides. So, we’re going to show you some of the cool things you can do in Google Slides, so you can make the most of using it. Below are 5 easy to follow Google Slides video tutorials that might just inspire your next Slides project!

Slide breakdown question

Adobe Captivate

In Captivate, is it better to have fewer slides that are more complex or more slides that are less complex? For example, i’m working on a course introduction and i’m wondering if it’s better to create a title slide, an introduction slide, a how to use this course slide that seamlessly auto-advance or to create one slide that’s all those things before advancing to the objectives.

Adobe Captivate 2019: Convert Simple Videos Into Interactive Videos With Overlay Slides Feature

Swift eLearning Services

Overlay slides feature is an effective way to convert videos into interactive content. But, with this interactive video feature you can gauze the user understanding… Authoring Tools eLearning Adobe Captivate 2019 feaatures AuthoringTool Captivate 2019 Content Slides convert mp4 videos into interactive content Convert normal videos into Interactive videos Interactive course elements Overlay Slides feature Publish videos to HTML5 content

ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Master Slides vs Layouts: What's the Difference?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to working efficiently in Articulate Storyline, few things top the proper use of Slide Masters. When I teach my beginner Storyline class, students are always surprised to learn that Storyline supports masters and, even better, that master slides are so easy to use.   One of the more common misunderstandings when it comes to slide masters is the difference between a slide master and layout slides.

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How to make an interactive presentation in Google Slides


In this blog post, we’ll walk through how to make an interactive presentation in Google slides. Now that we’re on the same page, let’s delve into how to actually create an effective interactive presentation in Google Slides. From the Google Slides homepage , look to the top left and click the Blank button to open a new presentation. Now, let’s move on to the all-important menu slide. First, locate the Shape button on the toolbar in slides, and select a shape.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Removing Built-In Slide Navigation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

She wanted learners to click on the buttons for slide-to-slide navigation.   The developer easily added the buttons she needed to the desired slides (via the Insert tab on the Ribbon, Interactive Objects). She then added the appropriate Triggers to each of the buttons so that when learners clicked the buttons, they moved forward, backward, or jumped to different slides.  (The image below is a slide I created for demonstration purposes.

How Can I Determine What Slides Use Which Slide Master?

Yukon Learning

During our hands-on Articulate 360 training, we explore how slide masters check all those efficiency boxes! A question that’s often asked is: “How can I quickly see which slides use a particular layout?” Slide masters allow you to create layout templates that can be quickly applied to multiple slides at once. They’re not just convenient, but by integrating consistency in design across the course, slide masters also enhance the professional look of your e-Learning.

First Slide

Adobe Captivate

How do I remove the first slide with the Play symbol. The post First Slide appeared first on eLearning. Captivate 2019. HTML5/SWF Preview/Publish Question adobe captvate html5/swf preview/publish question

Slide numbering

Adobe Captivate

The post Slide numbering appeared first on eLearning. Hello, I would like to simply start my screen numbering from 1 after a Title screen. I have tried subtracting from this system variable: $$cpInfoCurrentSlide$$. Like so: $$cpInfoCurrentSlide$$-1. cpInfoCurrentSlide$$-‘1’ $$cpInfoCurrentSlide-1$$. But nothing seems to work. Thanks. Discussion Interactions Variables "Elearning authoring tools" discussion

How to print multiple slides on one page


Sometimes when you’re presenting, it’s useful to give people handouts to annotate notes on the slides and jot down a few thoughts while you’re speaking. A good way to do this is to print multiple slides on one page, so they’re not dealing with reams of paper.

Adobe Captivate: Knowledge Check Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  When adding question slides to a project, you can insert graded questions, survey questions (questions that do not have a right or wrong answer), Pretest questions (questions with right and wrong answers that can be worth points, but are not graded along with regular question slides), and now, Knowledge Check Slides.   Similar to Pretest questions, Knowledge Check slides do not count against the overall quiz score.

Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs

Mike Taylor

One of the most common challenges for anyone designing slides for presentations or elearning projects is what do with text content. In many projects it is difficult, if not impossible to get rid of all the text, it is super useful to have a few tricks up your sleeve for handling slide text. Take a look at what Kristin did with this slide. In a nutshell, they look at two consecutive slides to compare the differences and automatically animate between the two.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But sometimes Captivate needs a little extra help in communicating with PowerPoint on your computer in order to import slides. In the Convert Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations dialog box, select the specific slides you want to import. To be able to update the slides in PowerPoint if needed and have them synchronize with the Captivate project, ensure that the Link checkbox is selected. Keep the other default settings (Advance slide on Mouse click).

How to make sensational slide transitions in PowerPoint


Underwhelmed by the built-in slide transitions in PowerPoint? We’re hoping slide transitions in PowerPoint get slicker in the future, but until that happens, we’re using this DIY method to add good-looking transitions in ourselves. In the pop-up box, slide the Smooth End slider all the.

slide advancement

Adobe Captivate

I have three buttons on my slide that i want the learner to click on and hear the audio. The post slide advancement appeared first on eLearning. I am using the 2017 release. Only after the learner listens to all three buttons do I want the navigation buttons to appear. I can’t simply time the icons to appear because the learner might delay in listening to the icons. The icons need to appear automatically only after each button is listened to. Any suggestions?

Is "eLearning slide" an oxymoron?

Mitch Moldofsky

In his eLearning Art blog, Bryan Jones asked a question of a bunch of eLearning gurus: "What is your #1 tip for designing a great eLearning slide?" The answer that best reflects my own view was at the top of the list, courtesy of Allen Interactions' Michael Allen: "Slides?

Articulate Storyline Introduction Screens to Engage Learners

Swift eLearning Services

Introduction slide 01 This introduction e-template is a bit different from the other templates. Here the screen is divided into… eLearning Elearning Templates articulate storyline etemplates Articulate Storyline Introduction slides Elearning course Development Elearning courses elearning templates etemplates intro screens introduction e-template introduction slides storyline templates60 seconds to catch the attention of the learner.

Articulate Storyline: Quiz Slide Remedition

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kal Hadi     Although there is no built-in Quiz  remediation  option in Storyline to redirect a learner to a particular slide where quiz content was covered, you can use variables, triggers, states, and some logic to add the feature.   You can modify the branching from a quiz question based on the learner's answer via a question slide's  Form View  by clicking the  More  button.

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Differance between Blank Slide & content slide.

Adobe Captivate

Can any one explain what is difference between blank slide and Content Slide. Normally I use Blank Slide but when I checked Content Slide also… I could not notice difference. The post Differance between Blank Slide & content slide. appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question eLearning elearning community question

PowerPoint 2010: Reuse Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Sometimes it would really save time if you could reuse a slide from an existing presentation rather than have to copy and paste all of its elements to a new slide. In Normal view, decide where in your presentation you would like to reuse a slide and select the slide directly before it. PowerPoint will insert the slide after whatever slide you have selected.)   From the Home tab, choose Slides > New Slide > Reuse Slides.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE: Removing Built-In Slide Navigation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

She wanted learners to click on the buttons for slide-to-slide navigation.   The developer easily added the buttons she needed to the desired slides (via the Insert tab on the Ribbon, Interactive Objects). She then added the appropriate Triggers to each of the buttons so that when learners clicked the buttons, they moved forward, backward, or jumped to different slides.  (The image below is a slide I created for demonstration purposes.

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