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Designing PowerPoint Slides that Keep Learners Awake, Engaged & Learning January 23, 2012

Posted by mlongstreth in e-Learning Tools, e-SIG Presentations, Engaging e-Learners.
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Noelle Archambeau presented this lively and interactive seminar at our january meeting.   We started our 2012 season off with a packed room of fun and engaged learners!

Session Overview:  Whether you design training for live or virtual classes or create self-paced e-learning using a tool like Articulate, you probably use PowerPoint on a regular basis.  Are your PowerPoint slides engaging your learners or putting them to sleep?  Are they learning what you’re teaching or simply counting sheep?  Those who attended the event learned how to design PowerPoint slides that keep your learners awake, engaged, and learning.   Some of the topics Noelle demonstrated included:

  •  Include the right type and amount of content
  • Add appropriate graphics and images
  • Use fonts and colors effectively 

 Link to Noelle’s PowerPoint Slides and PowerPoint Handout

About our speaker: 

Noelle Aarchambeau

Noelle Archambeau is an instructional designer and e-learning consultant with more than 15 years experience designing effective online training programs for corporate organizations. Her expertise is in integrating solid instructional design with technology. She has also taught graduate-level instructional technology courses for La Salle University and Penn State University. She currently designs and develops interactive e-learning and virtual classes for SAP’s global marketing organization. Noelle holds a Master’s degree in Educational Media & Computers from Arizona State University.