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Design icons and buttons in PowerPoint

Create icons and buttons in PowerPoint tutorial

Download the source files You can download the source files to follow along with the lesson and use in your own projects. Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt.Today I’m going to show you how to build these icon boxes in PowerPoint from scratch. And this is what the final design is going…

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Free PowerPoint Background Template and Tutorial

Create PowerPoint Background Tutorial

Download the source files You can download the source files to follow along with the lesson and use in your own projects.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to build a background in PowerPoint. It’s going to be this background that’s you see here…

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The Basics of Angles Used in Film and TV

Angles Used in Film

Film and television directors are masters of visual storytelling. You can improve your eLearning courses (or videos) a lot by incorporating some of the techniques they use. Today, I want to look at the camera angles that video directors use. I’ll then see if I’m able to recreate each of them using only PowerPoint and…

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How to create a tracking shot PowerPoint animation effect

Tracking Shot Effect in PowerPoint

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to re-create a tracking effect in PowerPoint. So let me just go ahead…

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How to create a dolly shot effect in PowerPoint

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video Transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to create a dolly effect in PowerPoint using still images and let me…

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How to create a pan and zoom PowerPoint animation effect

Download the source files You can also  download the PowerPoint source files with the animations and the images included and follow along with the lesson.   Video transcript Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt. Today I’m going to show you how to do a zoom and pan effect in PowerPoint and save it out…

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14 Essential eLearning Templates

Essential eLearning Templates

When I develop eLearning courses, there are many common elements that I use over and over. By identifying patterns, I can create a reusable framework that reduces development time on future courses. Tom Kuhlmann had an interesting analogy of an eLearning course being like a sandwich with the top and bottom slices of bread being the…

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10 ways characters can improve your eLearning courses

10 ways to use eLearning characters

Ok. So if you signed up for the free character image giveaway I announced in last week’s 2015 recap post, you have all of these images…but how do you actually use them? Let me share examples of how I’ve used characters in my own projects and how I’ve seen other designers use them as well. That should…

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How to create a 3 person eLearning conversation and a free template

3 person conversation

Synopsis When building eLearning scenarios or stories, sometimes you need more than two people in a conversation. This tutorial outlines the best practices for building multi-person conversations and includes the source files so that you can follow along with the lesson yourself. Download the source files Click to download the source files for this tutorial,…

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