STP101 iSpring—Much More Than “Just” a PowerPoint Tab
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Tuesday, March 27
Expo Hall: Tools & Platforms Stage
How can you create HTML5 content and animations without knowing how to program or code? Use user-friendly tools without a steep learning curve to create engaging, interactive content that exports directly to HTML5. Integrate the work once and publish to all PCs and mobile devices.
This session will demonstrate an overall introduction to iSpring and the features that make it a robust rapid authoring tool. Find out how you can take a drab PowerPoint and push its boundaries by combining it with iSpring. You’ll also learn about some of the new features in the upcoming release of version 9, including interactive videos and drag-and-drop quizzes!
In this session, you will learn:
- About various iSpring-native interactions (branching scenarios, animations, and interactions)
- Tips and tricks for motion design within PowerPoint
- About ‘storyboarding bullets’ and synchronized animations with narrations using PowerPoint and iSpring
- About interactive elements and functionality using PowerPoint
- About new features in the upcoming iSpring version 9
Novice to intermediate designers, instructional designers, content strategists, and rapid authoring tool integrators.
Technology discussed in this session:
Microsoft PowerPoint, iSpring Suite, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe 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.