eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 11, 2014
by AJ Walther Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? In December of last year, the British Library released into the public domain a huge collection of scanned images from more than 65,000 books spanning the 16th to 19th centuries. That means these images are free to use, share, and modify in any way that you see fit.
eLearning: The Role of Images
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 27, 2015
Images are an often overlooked component of a good eLearning course. Sadly, when images are added to eLearning, they often have little to do with the content being presented or, just as sad, are of poor quality. But consider this: people process information presented in an image far faster than text. An image anchors a concept in a way that words often can't.
A Huge Month for New Cutout People Images and eLearning Templates
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Most of these new templates were Cutout People Images but also included Adobe Captivate Templates, Articulate Storyline Templates, Lectora Templates, and PowerPoint Templates. Click on the images of any template to learn more. Cutout People Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . That’s a lot of templates!
How to Resize an Image Correctly
JANUARY 17, 2017
Learn how to resize an image correctly for presentations, documents, and more. When you’re working with images or screenshots in a document, there are often selectable arrows on the sides and corners. Usually, this stretches the image out, making it look slightly blurry or pixelated. It’s usually pretty safe to scale down an image. Need an image editor?
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
situations, or present individualized content. Image credit: Dollarphotoclub_81037266 Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. of learners. busy trainers?
Understanding Image File Formats
JANUARY 19, 2016
But, which image file formats do you need? In my role as a video editor, I deal with graphics, videos, and images on a daily basis and have learned a lot about which ones work best for specific situations. Common Image File Types. TechSmith Snagit will present you with options such as.png, jpeg,tiff,gif or.pdf. The most popular lossless image formats are.tiff and.png.
Editing Images with PowerPoint
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. It’s frustrating to locate an image only to find it just isn’t quite right. In these cases, it’s possible to tweak the image with a graphics editor. As you can see in the image below, PowerPoint 2010 has an entire row of options just for editing images.
Presentation: The Difference Between Good and Super eLearning Courses
MARCH 3, 2017
Megamind: PRESENTATION! The difference between your run-of-the-mill common criminal and a Lex Luthor-style villain is very much in how they present themselves. Presentation skills may come naturally to the outgoing, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be learned. Much of what is said and shown in a presentation is informed by whom you’re presenting to.
Free E-Learning Scenario Images
MARCH 8, 2016
Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. These backgrounds go really well with the illustrated characters that come with the Articulate applications or those you may find at some of the free vector image sites. The image files are saved in the master slides as distinct layouts. Keynote presentation.
eLearning: Thousands and Thousands of Free Images
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 2, 2013
by AJ Walther There is no limit to the number of images you can find on the Internet. There are severe limits, however, on the number of images that you can download and use in whatever capacity you see fit. But, good news: the pool of images that can be freely downloaded and used just became a bit less limited. It's not too late to register.).
Using Video, Images, or Text in ELearning
DECEMBER 4, 2014
That said, just using various tools like video and images doesn’t mean that your learning is suddenly better. Careful consideration must also be taken when using images as well. Simply inserting an image because it “looks nice” may actually be more distracting. The course content will often dictate the best way to present it. Yes, absolutely.
10 presentation tips from expert Rick Altman
MARCH 9, 2017
Most PowerPoint presentations suck. That’s why I interviewed presentation guru Rick Altman to share some of his best tips on giving better presentations. Rick shares not only “why” most presentations suck, but also “how” to make them better. Why do most PowerPoint presentation suck? tweet this image]. tweet this image]. tweet this image].
10 Tools and Services For Successful Business Presentations
Your Training Edge
APRIL 8, 2016
Presentations and communicating ideas through attractive slideshows has become a necessary element of almost any successful business. And the effectiveness of a business presentation is determined by its style, design, structure and overall attractiveness. Technology today has changed the game of how businesses present information.
12 Websites for Free Vector Images Good for E-Learning
JUNE 23, 2015
Do a search for “free vector images” and you’ll find hundreds of sites that boast tens of thousands of free images. Besides, how many free vector images do you really need? Websites that Offer Free Vector Images. That won’t work for your courses and presentations. Other Sources for Free Vector Images. Editing Free Vector Images.
80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning
APRIL 14, 2015
In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. Unsplash has a lot more images, but the download I featured was curated to help save some time and preserve the images. Today, I’ve done the same thing only this time the curated images are from Startup Stock Photos. You can download entire folder of free stock images here. Background images.
E-Learning Tutorial: Easy Way to Make an Image Interactive
APRIL 5, 2016
Here’s an easy way to turn a single image into an interactive image. This tip comes in handy if you use collage images for interactive stories or have a great illustration but no way to break it into separate pieces. I had a great image of multiple characters, but all I had was a single.png file. Insert the image and duplicate it. Keynote presentation.
Guide to copyright-free images and other resources
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
Images are expensive, and you do not want to violate copyrights. Finding good images that you are allowed to use can be a challenge. Here is a list with free services to images and other resources that you are allowed to use. Copyright free images via search engines. Both of them allow you to search for images that are free to reuse. Getty images. link].
How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint
JUNE 16, 2015
In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. You’ll be able to use them in your presentations and online training courses. There are hundreds of sites to download free vector images that can be used for your presentations and online training courses. Formats to Edit Free Vector Images. Bonus Tips to Edit Free Vector Images.
Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 29, 2014
by Kevin Siegel If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. To migrate PowerPoint presentations to Camtasia Studio projects, and then eLearning, you'll need to first install Camtasia Studio and, when prompted, install the Camtasia recording features for PowerPoint. When you're finished working through the presentation, press the [ escape ] key on your keyboard.
PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 29, 2012
Make an Image Look Like a Puzzle. A presentation will open with an image of a whale overlaid with puzzle pieces. Navigate to your own image, select it and click the Insert button. Your image will now be the background of the slide. If you simply wanted your image to look like a puzzle, you would be done. Unzip the file.
content.ED: How to Create Engaging Presentations
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
This series covers the best practices of creating documentation, graphics, videos, presentations, and other types of content using Snagit. While public speaking may not be everyone’s cup of tea, creating engaging presentations can help you feel more confident. Presentations allow you to illustrate a topic visually and vocally. Images. Make your presentation unique.
SaaS LMS – A Must-have for Training Companies (Presentation)
MAY 11, 2016
Soon after it was published, I realized that it lent itself pretty well for a presentation format. And so, without any ado, the content was rewritten from a presentation perspective, images added, and […]. Exactly 3 weeks back I had written a blog post – 10 Reasons why Training Companies must invest in a SaaS LMS. Learning Management learning management system for training companies LMS For Training Companies lms for training providers saas lms for training companies
Draw and Talk Over Your Images to Communicate Clearer
MARCH 15, 2016
Sure, they don’t usually exclaim that they’re telestrating an image, but they’re practicing telestration to show you exactly what they’re talking about. Simply put, telestration is the action of drawing on top of an image. Instead of sending a static image, why not add some clarity and a personal touch by narrating a new idea or concept to your coworker?
Adobe Captivate: Export and Share Audio and Images
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
I had a PowerPoint developer ask to use one of the audio clips in my Captivate project in his PowerPoint presentation. Keep in mind that you can export any Library asset (images, animation, etc). And if someone has provided assets for you, you can use the Import menu item (shown just above Export in the image above) and import multiple assets at once.
Eduverse Foundation Presentation
SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
This morning, I had a great time giving a presentation to a group over in the UK via a mash up of Skype and Second Life. I presented to the Eduverse Foundation Symposium. Of course I would have liked to have been there in person but, since it was a virtual world conference, I figured that a virtual presentation made a lot of sense and is less time consuming.
20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips
AUGUST 18, 2014
Have you ever sat through a presentation that seemed to slog on and on? Presenters that are disorganized, dwell on trivial information and give long winded explanations that lead nowhere? Too many presentations are afflicted by poor planning and poor visuals. The audience who come to see these presentations, pay attention for a few minutes then retreat to their mobile phones.
How to Add Narration to a PowerPoint Presentation
MARCH 3, 2016
Can a presentation be a presentation without a presenter? It’s no secret that a spokesperson’s voice and movements draw attention better than static images and text. Luckily, modern technologies let us give asynchronous presentations a human face and voice. Read this article to see how to add an audio or video narration to PowerPoint presentations. Shared.
Adobe eLearning Suite 6, Sneak Peek 3: Adobe Presenter Assets
JULY 12, 2012
We’ve been working vigorously on the next version of Adobe eLearning Suite and Adobe Presenter and definitely can’t hide the excitement, so here’s one more SNEAK into the next version. If you’ve missed out the earlier sneak peeks on the improved Multi-SCO Packager and Adobe Presenter Video Creator, check them out here and here. Adobe Presenter eLearning Suite How do I. Inquisitive [.].
Five great resources for presenters
Good To Great
JUNE 1, 2011
Does presenting come naturally to you? Over the past couple of years this is one of the areas of personal development I’ve really tried to focus on, taking every opportunity I’ve been given to push my boundaries and present. Even if things go wrong and even if I’ve never yet given the perfect presentation, I’m always pretty proud of myself when I’m done.
PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 1, 2013
In one of my recent Optimizing PowerPoint for eLearning & Presentations classes , I demonstrated how to adjust the saturation of an inserted image to take the image to grayscale. After the class, one of the students asked how to make this adjustment on clip art images. Adjust the saturation for inserted images: Insert a picture ( Insert > Images > Picture ).
5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning
JANUARY 17, 2012
One of the most important skills is basic image editing. Because of this, an image editing application should be in your tool chest. Today we’ll look at five free desktop applications that you can use for basic image editing. You don’t get layers and some of that type of editing, but you do get a lot of image enhancing features. Picasa. Getting started guide. PhotoScape.
iSpring: How Can I Add a Watermark to My Presentation?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
If you are going to publish your presentation on the Internet, it will be important for you to keep it safe. Plus, adding a watermark to your presentation’s slides is a popular way to brand the presentation or give recognition to the author. PowerPoint allows you to use an image, text, or a WordArt object as a watermark. Guest post by Polina Khizhnyak from iSpring.
How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations
AUGUST 11, 2015
Most of us are scrambling to find free assets to use in our presentations and elearning courses. The good news is that there are more than enough free stock images available, such as these three earlier posts where I shared 80 free stock photos , 45 free stock photos , and 60 more free stock photos. But whatr about the various background images? August 21 (Athens, GA).
Create a Mirrored Image with Snagit 12
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Mirrored images are impressive and can add a bit of polish to your document cover, title slides, PowerPoint presentation, and more. Below are the steps to create a mirrored image with Snagit 12. Need some images to practice with? Copy Image. With your image open in Editor, select Tools tab > Copy All button. (Or, Paste Image. Align Image.
Learning Solutions 2016 Workshop Photos and Presentation Slides
MARCH 23, 2016
I also presented research on gamification I have been conducting with Axonify in a presentation called “Gamification Research: What the Numbers Reveal” Here are the slides from the research. You can get a free 10 day trial by clicking on the image below. Had a great time at Learning Solutions 2016 last week. The slides are included in this post as well. Workshop.
Use eLearning Characters as Presenters
JANUARY 15, 2013
Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, President of eLearningArt, a company that provides thousands of eLearning templates and images, and author of the Assets eLearning Blog. eLearning Characters make Great Presenters In my last guest post, I talked about how you can use characters as eLearning avatars or guides in your eLearning courses. In addition to [.].