Book Creator is Now Available on Windows for Free June, 2015 More than 15 million ebooks have been made with Book Creator for iPad and Android, and now the popular classroom app is receiving a Windows makeover and is available on desktop devices for the first time. The app is now free on the Windows for a limited time. Book Creator for Windows takes a blank-canvas approach to creativity that makes publishing and sharing ebooks easier than ever. With a simple and intuitive design, people of all ages can create their own international standard ePub files, and with a couple of clicks can become published authors. With Book Creator for Windows you can: Create books on a Windows tablet, laptop or desktop with an easy-to-use interface
Due Diligence and Monitoring Risks of Lending Lending on Kiva involves some risks. Learn more about borrower, partner, currency and country risks. The Field Partner's Role Kiva Field Partners are our on-the-ground link to borrowers and have the key role of reviewing applications and disbursing loans. Kiva's Due Diligence Process Kiva has different levels of due diligence to ensure we can reach a broad range of borrowers through our Field Partners. 5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Make Infographics in PowerPoint [Free Templates] Despite the spattering of headlines that have popped up over the past couple years proclaiming "infographics are dead," infographics are, in fact, alive and well. We just checked -- they're totally healthy. I mean, there are a lot of them, but when marketers spend the time aligning the topic, content, and style of their infographics with the needs and preferences of their target audiences, they're still finding success.(And by "success" I mean driving traffic -- and potential leads -- to their websites and generating social buzz through people sharing and commenting.)
5 Presentation Tools That Will Make Your Slides Stand Out by Adam Noar Like an elegantly crafted ham sandwich, cheeseburger, or croque monsieur, a good PowerPoint presentation is filled with yummy details that accentuate your talking points and keep your audience perked up and salivating to learn more. This is why it’s so important to consider not only the content of your presentation, but also the way in which it is presented. Ever endure a monochrome presentation at a conference before? Even if it was about an interesting topic, chances are that you probably felt bored within a couple minutes.
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17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations. It has become a lot simpler to mine your data and interpret your insights in an engaging, attractive, and most importantly easy to understand way. This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds. Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most relevant. Hopefully you’ll not only learn some new skills and find some new creative tools, but also learn something about your own data. Infogr.am
Top 11 Wonderful Tools for Designers To Create Infographics - I am programmer For all the importance we place on text, it’s an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love them.
How to Create Educational Animations in PowerPoint PowerPoint is a great way to simulate real-world concepts for educational purposes. Educational diagrams are instructive and cool to look at, but educational animations are even better, especially for illustrating a concept like the dispersion of white light into the separate colors of the visual spectrum. Here’s how to make a basic prism animation in PowerPoint: 1. Start with a simple triangle shape to imitate a prism through which the light will travel.On the PowerPoint ribbon, go to Insert > Shapes and choose an isosceles triangle under Basic Shapes. 2. Free Template: The Essential PowerPoint Templates for Killer SlideShare Presentations Considering that SlideShare now has more than 70 million users, creating SlideShare content has never been more beneficial for your business. But designing a beautiful SlideShare presentation in PowerPoint can be a real challenge, especially if your design skills are less than stellar. To make sure you’re set up for SlideShare success, we've put together a collection of PowerPoint templates that you can customize to your heart's content. From clean, simple designs to more intricate design options, there's sure to be a template that you can use to create your next SlideShare presentation. Don't have a lot of experience designing in PowerPoint?
15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management Since I started my quest a few years ago searching for the ultimate knowledge management tool, I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information. However, I’ve noticed a trend in recent years, and some newer applications are focusing more on the visual representation and relationship of knowledge. I believe this is in part due to the wider adoption of mind mapping (and concept mapping), and leveraging concepts and advances in the semantic web community.