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Converting a PowerPoint presentation is not the end of the world

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Sometimes we have to hold our hands up and take an existing PowerPoint presentation and convert it into a piece of elearning ‘as is’. Sometimes this is because the SME(s) really doesn’t want to commit to anything other than a conversion, or the budget is unrealistically small or the time frame is “We need this like yesterday.” Whatever the reason(s), …

Simon PerkinsConverting a PowerPoint presentation is not the end of the world
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Involve your audience

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When building a course it often involves SMEs, stakeholders, managers and L&D members sitting round a (sometimes virtual) table to discuss what needs to be achieved. Who’s missing from the list? That’s right – learners – those people for whom we’re here in the first place. Sure, the aforementioned collective probably have a lot of experience and ideas to share, …

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Grammar, spelling and punctuation play a role too

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Errors regarding grammar, spelling and punctuation can put learners off right away and leave a really bad impression. Whilst nobody is expecting the prose to read like something written by this year’s Man Booker Prize Winner, they would like to find themselves presented with something sharp, focused and legible. Fortunately, one doesn’t have to be naturally gifted in at least …

Simon PerkinsGrammar, spelling and punctuation play a role too