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Better Than Bullet Points

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The second edition of the popular Better Than Bullet Points, is a complete overhaul and update of the previous edition. By providing in-depth guidance, specific instructions, and helpful exercises, this book helps everyday trainers to create potent e-learning through the popular PowerPoint desktop application.

Established expert Jane Bozarth guides readers through the powerful new and updated features of PowerPoint 2013, covering everything from text to art, animation to interactivity. If you have PowerPoint, this book will immediately put free real-world tools in your hands. Better Than Bullet Points, 2nd Edition also features many online tools, including relevant technical design elements from older PowerPoint versions as well as a wealth of additional tools, templates, and examples. While this revised edition uses the recently released PowerPoint 2013, it still provides great guidance and how-to advice for readers working with previous versions of PowerPoint.

In this book you will learn the foundations of creating e-learning with PowerPoint, including how to

  • Focus on design, not the software

  • Create an intuitive user interface and course architecture

  • Design fundamentals including how to create and edit art and use animation

  • Create interactive experiences

  • Utilize interactivity

  • Add narration and multimedia

  • Save, upload, and distribute your courses

Book Details

  • ISBN: 9781118674277

  • Publication Date: August 2013

  • Formats: Paperback

  • Product Code: 131303

About the Authors
Jane Bozarth

Jane Bozarth, EdD, holds an M.Ed. in training and development/technology in training and a doctorate in training and development, both from North Carolina State University. Her master’s thesis was revised and published as eLearning Solutions on a Shoestring (Pfeiffer, 2005); her doctorate focused on social learning within a community of practice. Bozarth has published several other books, including From Analysis to Evaluation and Social Media for Trainers, and was the principal writer/designer for the Challenge Continues leadership training workshop package. She is also the author of Learning Solutions magazine’s popular monthly “Nuts & Bolts” column. In addition, Bozarth is a working practitioner and in her 20-year career has evolved from classroom trainer to instructional designer to e-learning coordinator for the North Carolina state government. Her newest book, Show Your Work: The Payoffs and How-Tos of Working Out Loud, will be co-published by John Wiley & Sons and ASTD Press in May 2014. There is a Show Your Work Pinterest Board available now.

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