We used to refer to poorly written objectives as “stray dogs” and “broken promises” because they never showed up after the opening screen. It kind of makes you wonder why learning objectives are laid out like multiple choice questions:
Screenr‘s embed codes make it super easy to insert screencasts directly into PowerPoint. So, while most times you’ll work with the newer <iframe> embed codes, PowerPoint only accepts the older embed formats. That’s okay because Screenr offers both. Just grab the older embed code from your Screenr page. Back in Powerpoint, select Insert > Video […]
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People prepare for screencasts in different ways. Some folks will create detailed outlines, while others might jot down a few talking points. And then there are those who can just sit down and click record; they never formally prepare. If you’re one of those people who likes a more scripted approach, you might want to […]
Blaming PowerPoint for boring elearning is like blaming Word for poor instructional design.
Here’s a newsflash: most e-learning quizzes aren’t much fun for the learner. But you already knew that, right? To engage today’s restless learners, you need to tell and show them why they should care about your quizzes and one way to do that is with video quizzes. So how do you show them? Here’s a way: Design video quizzes that […]
Many e-learning designers are understandably focused on creating more engaging courses these days. In fact, “How can I build better e-learning?” is one of the most popular questions we hear in E-Learning Heroes. The good news is there are many ways to design more interactivity and engagement in your courses. But sometimes, the best way […]
In this PowerPoint tutorial, you’ll learn how to create some classic visual surprise effects in PowerPoint.
Everyone loves rollover buttons, right? I know I do. In fact I often lose my time playing with interesting and exaggerated rollovers. Years ago, before I knew “better,” I’d challenge my teammates to see who could create the most unique, animated buttons for our e-learning courses. Fun times. If you’re creating rapid e-learning in PowerPoint […]
In the weeks since the Deepwater Horizon, news agencies have produced dozens of interactive graphics, timelines, videos and infographics covering every angle of the event. This wealth of interactive graphics offers e-learning designers a rare opportunity to view and analyze multiple design models and approaches on a single topic. Here are three ways e-learning designers […]