ELT201 5 Steps to Turning Static PowerPoints into Engaging, Interactive Online Content
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Thursday, October 26
Expo Hall: eLearning Tools Stage
In the modern age, how do you keep your learners engaged?
Listen in on these best practices for eLearning for HTML5, including how to chunk content, add interactivity, and create non-linear presentations. Learn how to reinforce your subject matter and keep your learners involved by adding exploratory content such as pop-up boxes and glossaries. Got mobile in mind? Making sure images, charts, and tables have a zoom-in feature is a great way to ensure your content gets across regardless of whether your learner is on a desktop, tablet, or smartphone.
In this session, you will learn:
- About analyzing content for eLearning output
- About separating content into smaller, manageable chunks
- How and when to add interactivity throughout a presentation
- About adding trigger animations throughout a presentation
Intermediate designers, project managers, managers, content strategists, writers, editors, storyboarders, etc.
Technology discussed in this session:
Stock image websites (Shutterstock, Freepik, etc.), Microsoft PowerPoint, iSpring Suite 8, and the Adobe Creative Suite (namely Photoshop and Illustrator).
Manager, Interactive Development
Michael Cerantola is a manager of interactive development at KnowledgeOne. Mike holds a degree in publication design and management. He entered the eLearning world when Flash reigned supreme; with the gradual demise of Flash, Mike has spent years converting legacy content to content that is displayed in HTML5 browsers. Working with custom designs, rapid-authoring tools, and audio/visual components, Mike has found solutions for challenges such as browser display inconsistencies and optimization for mobile data plans, while ensuring that the source documents are accessible for clients. He finds that using PowerPoint and a rapid-authoring tool keeps production costs low and eLearning profitable and interesting.