Sharing Videos Through Webex Smoothly

COVID-19 has disrupted many facets of our life, including the way we develop and conduct training sessions. With the looming lockdown and extended work from home arrangements, the idea of conducting classroom training is akin to a distant dream. So, of late, there has been a spurt in the demand for virtual instructor-led training (VILT)…

Developing 3D Animations Using Adobe Mixamo

Are you ready for some more 3D deliciousness? Then, ready, set, read! Just to recapitulate, in my previous article, I explored storytelling through the 3D motion comic style. If you haven’t read that article yet, you can rectify your situation by clicking here. The 3D motion comic style video is pretty engaging, but I was itching…

Storytelling by Using the 3D Motion Comic Style

As an Instructional Designer, I am always on the lookout for effective and natural ways of instructional storytelling. In this article, I am presenting a proof of concept (PoC) that I created to explore storytelling by using the 3D motion comic style. I believe this style can be used to create engaging case study-based and scenario-based training videos. In the past,…

Create 3D Infographics for Classroom Training Presentations

There are several ways to make classroom training engaging, and one of them is to make the slides in your training presentations visually appealing. You can do this by presenting the training information as infographics instead of normal bullet points. As our brains process visuals faster than text, learners will find it easier to remember…

A Training Video Just for You!

Videos have become the most popular medium for distributing and consuming training content across the world. Instructional Designers (ID) love them because the rich animated text and images allow IDs to effectively convey training content to learners, leaving no scope for personal interpretation and miscommunication of information. Learners love videos because of the engaging nature of the…

Activate Your Training Videos!

Over the years, we have seen several innovations in the production and consumption of videos. These innovations have happened in both the artistic and technological aspects of videos. Despite the innovations in video production hardware and software, video storage and distribution technologies, video consumption hardware and software, and video content itself, the video medium has…

Create Interesting Images Using PowerPoint for Your Writing Assignments

Images not only improve the aesthetics of textual content, but also make the content engaging and easy to understand. So, we are always looking for impactful and original images to include in our articles, presentations, or blog posts. In doing so, copy pasting images from the Internet is not an option as it will lead…

How to Create Any Custom Shape in PowerPoint?

This is a tutorial on how you can create any shape in PowerPoint and bring your creative ideas to reality. And, you can do this with your computer mouse itself without having to invest in an expensive Wacom tablet! I know… it is always nice to have a Graphic Designer work on the visuals of…

Why Am I Excited About Microsoft Stream?

Videos are no more a passive medium of information consumption. They are getting smarter day-by-day due to the infusion of the latest Web technologies and artificial intelligence into the medium. Over the past two decades, videos have become portable (they work on mobile devices), online, engaging (available in new visual styles), interactive, three-dimensional, spatial (360…