Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning

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It just means that a lot of the tutorials shared over the past ten years are not as relevant as they were when they were first published, such as working with clip art (which is now defunct). I did look through many of the older posts and here’s an updated list of PowerPoint tutorials that still come in handy if you build elearning courses with PowerPoint; or if you want to become a PowerPoint guru and learn things like how to use it to create graphics and illustrations.

Adapting Stock Assets to Chunk Learning Events

Adobe Captivate

This posting discusses the use of Captivate 9 stock assets to assist with reducing cognitive load in learning events by chunking information. Blog Uncategorized Captivate 9 chunking content content design stock assets TutorialsOverview. Although there are several methods and/or assets available to assist with reducing cognitive load, this article will only explore one in detail.

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How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations

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The good news is that there are more than enough free stock images available, such as these three earlier posts where I shared 80 free stock photos , 45 free stock photos , and 60 more free stock photos. The challenge with all of these free stock photos is that it’s not always easy using them for your presentations or elearning courses as they are. Here are some tips to help customize free stock photos to work with your courses.

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45 Free Stock Images for Your E-Learning Courses

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One of my favorite sites for free stock images is Unsplash.com. They provide hundreds of free stock images with a Creative Commons Zero license. As you can see above, I used one of the city images provided by Philipp Henzler for the Storyline 2 tutorials. Unfortunately, while it’s great to get a boatload of free stock images, many of them are mostly decorative and hard to use for elearning courses. Download Free Stock Images. How to Use the Free Stock Images.

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Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial

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PowerPoint Tutorials. I’ve included a couple of tutorials to show how to create the circle avatar effect and how to work with connectors. Some quick tips and tutorial on how to create additional connection points in PowerPoint shapes. You’ll need to create the circle avatar effect using one the tutorials above. Hope you enjoy the free templates and tutorials. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

E-Learning Tutorial: Easy Way to Make an Image Interactive

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E-Learning Tutorial Step-By-Step. Learn more by following the steps of the elearning tutorial below and then watch the video for more detail. E-Learning Tutorial Video. Click here to view the elearning tutorial. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. e-learning Graphics Interaction Design Multimedia Tutorials UncategorizedHere’s an easy way to turn a single image into an interactive image.

E-learning Example & Tutorial: How to Fight a Bear and Live

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She also included a quick tutorial to show how she built it. In her tutorial, you notice that she added a hover state for the bear signs and then grouped those with transparent shapes to activate the hover state over the entire bear image and not just on the sign. The core quiz slide she built (that she covers in the tutorial) could be stripped of content and be saved as a template for re-use. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

eLearning Livestream ? Hardware, Software & Services I Use

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Discussions eLearning Videos "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" adobe captivate video tutorial Amazon Web Services discussions free stock photography how to livestream on youtube laptop livestream stock_photos videosThe post eLearning Livestream – Hardware, Software & Services I Use appeared first on eLearning.

5 Super-Easy Techniques for Removing Backgrounds from Stock Images

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Have you ever found yourself struggling to find a stock image with a transparent background? In fact, whenever I mention being a PowerPoint junkie and online training developer, I always get the same question: “What’s the easiest way to get rid of backgrounds on stock images?”. Listed below are ratings and video tutorials for 5 tools that I commonly use: 1. While there may not be a silver bullet, there are plenty of cool shortcuts, tricks, free tools, and tutorials.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. Stock Exchange offers high quality images taken around the world by amateur photographers. TurboPhoto provides free stock images from 10 categories all of which are in the public domain. 8) The Photoshop tutorial blog. Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.)

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10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

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Going to a stock image site and looking for just the right pictures can be very time-consuming and a drain on your limited resources. Why not create your own stock images? Learn more here… E-Learning Tutorials. So I’ve been doing a series of tutorials on Gabe’s Word of Mouth blog. If there are some tutorials, you’d like to see, send suggestions my way.

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What Makes an Awesome eLearning Template?

eLearning Brothers

Tutorials: Provide quick and easy tutorials on how to use the files. Developer Resources eLearning eLearning Template Library Graphic Design Resources Our Favorites Products/Services Resources eLearning Stock eLearning Stock Library elearning templates Early in my eLearning career my manager brought me a CD trial of a software application that made interactions and games. They were really templates.

Here’s a Free Tool to Build an E-Learning Portfolio

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Here’s a quick tutorial where you can watch me add a new course to my portfolio just by adding a new line to Google Sheets, filling in the cells, and refreshing the SpreadSimple page. Click here to view the tutorial.

PowerPoint Hack: How to Create Hand-Drawn Letters & Shapes

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PowerPoint Tutorial. Here’s a video tutorial that walks through these steps in more detail. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Free Downloads Graphics Multimedia PowerPoint TutorialsHere’s a cool PowerPoint hack.

Here’s a Quick Way to Instantly Have Closed Captions

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Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Accessibility & 508 Articulate 360 Articulate Storyline Audio E-learning Free Downloads Multimedia Online Course Design Production Tips Tutorials

New Improvements to Our eLearning Asset Library Interface

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Brother Andrew will walk you through how to use these new search features to you advantage in this tutorial video: This change afforded us the opportunity to make some updates to the search results page and our Media Object Pages, as well. On Friday, you may have noticed that we began rolling out the changes to our eLearning Library interface.

How to Create Captions for Live Presentations

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Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube. Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Accessibility & 508 E-learning PowerPoint TutorialsI present at a lot of conferences and workshops.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

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Support.eLearningBrothers.com is your source for tutorials and how-to videos related to all your favorite eLearning authoring tools. The entire eLearning Brothers Lectora Template, Cutout People, and Stock Asset Libraries are now integrated into Lectora Online. eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Free eLearning Resources Lectora Resources Products/Services Resources Software Training Training Resources eLearning Development help Lectora Online support tutorials videos

Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

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Here’s a quick tutorial on exporting the media files from your Storyline projects using the Media Library. Click here to watch the tutorial on YouTube. Click here it view the tutorial on YouTube. Click here to watch the tutorial on YouTube.

How to Convert Storyline Courses to PowerPoint

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Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube. Below are the basic steps, but watch the tutorial above for more detail: Once the course is complete, publish the Storyline course in Word. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

Help! My Subject Matter Expert Needs to Edit My E-Learning Course

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Watch the tutorial on YouTube. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate 360 Articulate Storyline E-learning Performance Consulting Production Tips Project Management Tutorials

How to Create Custom Layouts for Interactive Scenarios

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The free stock images I shared recently are perfect for building interactive scenarios and establishing visual context. Here’s a quick tutorial to show how that works. Click to view the scenario tutorial. Here’s a quick tutorial that show how to set up the background states and dynamically change them with triggers. Click to view the scenario tutorial. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

Three E-Learning Tips to Help Build Better Courses

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Here are three recent tutorials that I created to answer some questions in the community. The tutorials offer little bonus tips and focus on some production nuances that aren’t always apparent to new users. In this tutorial, we review how to go through software training on a mobile device when the software simulation requires the user to right-click which isn’t possible on a mobile device. Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube.

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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. Here are some tutorials that walk through how I created the zoom in and out effect in this elearning template. Tutorial 1: Lay the foundation by setting up the slides and links. Tutorial 2: Create the zoom in and out effect (this is the main tutorial).

E-Learning Variables 101

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There’s a published version with practice files and a series of tutorials that go through each slide individually. Tutorials. Tutorials to Learn About Variables for E-Learning. Here are some community tutorials that show how to use variables in Storyline 3 & 360. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

PowerPoint Tip: Here’s a Simple Way to Build E-Learning Graphics

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Here’s a detailed tutorial that walks through the process of creating similar graphics in PowerPoint. Click here to view the PowerPoint tutorial on YouTube. The links below take you to specific parts of the tutorial. The tutorial above shows how I created the images. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate 360 E-learning Graphics Multimedia PowerPoint Rise Tutorials Visual Design

Edit.EPS and.SVG Files for Free

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I’ve included two quick tutorials to feature a few of thing things I like about the free application. Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube. Click here to view the tutorial on YouTube. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Free Downloads Graphics Multimedia Tutorials Visual DesignThere are a lot of free graphics files available online. Many of the free graphics are illustrations that are.EPS or.SVG files.

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Create a Gamified E-learning Template

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Here’s a video tutorial where I walk through some of what I did to modify the template. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate 360 Articulate Storyline Assessment Branched Scenarios E-learning Examples Gamification Interaction Design Online Course Design Templates TutorialsMany of us are challenged to convert our linear content into something more interactive and engaging.

Here’s a Simple Fix When the Microphone Audio is Too Low

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Overall, I really like the quality of the sound and this set up works great for recording tutorials where I work from my main screen. Good intro tutorial. The YouTube tutorial above does a great job showing the basics. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Audio link Multimedia Screencasting TutorialsIf you find that you’re microphone audio levels are too low, here are some tips that may help.

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

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Watch the tutorial on YouTube. Watch the tutorial on YouTube. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. E-learning Free Downloads Interaction Design Multimedia Online Course Design Performance Consulting Project Management TutorialsMany of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5. All you have is the published course but not the original source files.

Here’s How I Built This 3D Pop-Out in PowerPoint

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Watch the tutorial below to get more of the specific detail. And here’s a bonus tutorial on how I created the 3D pop-out header image above. Click here to view the YouTube tutorial. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. E-learning Graphics Multimedia PowerPoint Tutorials Visual DesignIn a recent post, I showed how I use PowerPoint to build the graphics for my Rise courses.

The Answer to the Community’s Number 1 E-Learning Question

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Watch the tutorials for the details. The getting started tutorials show how and they offer some practice activities. In fact, the true false variable tutorials actually answer the top question asked. I’ll write out the basic steps, but I recommend watching the video tutorial to get the detail. Be sure to watch the video tutorial to see all of the details and some bonus tips. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

5 Ways to Use PowerPoint as an Image Editor

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Over the years, I’ve posted hundreds of tutorials using PowerPoint. Tutorial: here’s a PowerPoint tutorial where I show two ways to extend the image : one where it’s really easy and one where the image doesn’t quite cooperate. Tutorial: how to remove backgrounds of images in PowerPoint. Here’s an additional series of tutorials to help you customize how you use the background removal for effects.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

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View the tutorial here. View the tutorial here. View the tutorial here. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate Storyline Audio E-learning Multimedia Online Course Design PowerPoint Project Management TutorialsI’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course. There are tens of thousands of old Flash-based e-learning courses where people no longer have the source files.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

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How to Edit SVG in PowerPoint Video Tutorial. Here’s a video tutorial where I show how to convert and edit an SVG in PowerPoint. Click here to watch the YouTube tutorial. That should open the doors to all sorts of possibilities as you find free SVG files at those various sites that offer free stock images. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. E-learning Graphics Multimedia PowerPoint Tutorials Visual Design

Use Avatar Characters to Guide your Learners

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Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, author of the Assets eLearning Blog and President of eLearningArt.com, a stock photo site for the eLearning industry. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Actors Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe Presenter 8 Avatars Characters Design Ease of use Guest post Photoshop PowerPoint rapid elearning

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How to Create an Interactive Start Screen

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Below I highlight the main considerations and you can watch the video tutorial to get the details. How-to Tutorial. Here’s a tutorial where I build a quick prototype and discuss some of the considerations and approaches you can take building an interactive start screen. Click here to view the tutorial. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.