Now's the Time to Become a PowerPoint Rock Star!
Speaker: Tom Kuhlmann, Vice President of Community at Articulate
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011
Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session)
Everyone loves to bash PowerPoint. Let's face it, though: it's the tool most of us have access to and know how to use. No worries - in the right hands and combined with the right tools, PowerPoint can be powerful for building creative and highly effective eLearning courses.
Tom Kuhlmann is just the person to show us how to use PowerPoint to its fullest, even to points far past the vision of PowerPoint's creators. Having spent 15 years developing and managing eLearning projects - and being the focal point for a community of over 60,000 trainers, eLearning developers and instructional designers - Tom's experience enables him to reveal the hidden power of PowerPoint that most of us are unaware of. He'll show us tips and course-building techniques that engage learners and are key to accomplishing the organization's learning objectives.
About Tom Kuhlmann
Tom Kuhlmann is as close as we get to a rock star in e-learning. He is the VP of Community at Articulate and author of widely popular "Rapid e-Learning Blog" with over 50,000 readers. While that may not be as many readers as Oprah has viewers, for e-learning, it's HUGE!
He's passionate about learning and technology and has over 15 years experience in the training industry where he's developed hundreds of hours of elearning and managed elearning projects at Capital One, Washington Mutual, and Weyerhaeuser. Tom has a Master's in Education Technology from Pepperdine, where he researched how to cultivate communities of practice through the development of personal expertise.
Tom's core focus is on helping people succeed and grow. He is known throughout the industry for his practical, no-nonsense approaches to e-learning, and tips for making PowerPoint do things its creators didn't envision.
Click here for an interview with Tom Kuhlmann: http://thelearningleaders.com/blog/?p=120