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Photography for Elearning Developers - Understanding Exposure

The Learning Generalist

can't say it was the best photography tour - grey weather, rain and dark clouds never make for a good mix. I did have a fascinating birding trip, having spotted 110+ bird species during those three days. I'm hinging my photography fortunes on the next few trips this winter - hopefully my luck will come good somewhere. When your picture is optimally exposed, you get a great picture.

5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? Once you understand these things, it becomes much easier to know what to focus on, how to present it, and what activity you may be able to design that supports the learner applying this knowledge via an activity to a realistic task or scenario. After that, the design comes easy. 2.

Photography for Elearning Developers - Why shooting in RAW makes sense

The Learning Generalist

Note this - I wasn't on a photography trip and most people won't be looking for photography opportunities on Indian highways. Photography is quite like that - readiness is a big strength. They say that luck is when preparation meets opportunity and this couldn't be truer for photography. photography lrnchat design learning media media elearningNice huh?

Photography for Elearning Developers - Choosing a New Camera

The Learning Generalist

In my presentations and learning programs I’m using more and more of my own photography and I can imagine this could be a really useful thing for other elearning designers too. Over the next few weeks I’m going to do a few posts on basic photography that’ll help you take high quality photographs for your learning materials. And then again, they don’t strike cheesy poses.

22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources

Social Learning

Below is a collection of design resources that I have personally found useful as an e-Learning, web, and graphic designer. Free Stock Photography Photo Sites When I say “stock photography” you’re probably picturing a multiethnic  group of… The post 22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources appeared first on Dashe & Thomson.

eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

“Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. For example, an instructional designer can build a course using an eLearning Brothers course starter, add a game from the library, and now insert an infographic and video too,” said Shawn Ski Scivally, Co-Founder and Brother of eLearning Brothers. Morley, President of eLearning Brothers.

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

This purchase is a critical step in expanding the  world’s largest eLearning library  for CLOs, HR and training professionals, instructional designers, eLearning developers, K-12, Higher Ed and Corporate Universities. With this acquisition, the eLearning Brothers library has more than doubled the number of eLearning assets over the last 12 months. www.websitetalkingheads.com ).

Is Image Memorability Important to eLearning?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Such an algorithm could be useful to graphic designers, photo editors, or anyone trying to decide which of their vacation photos to post on Facebook" - Aude Oliva, associate professor of cognitive science and a senior author of the paper. Applying These Results to Learning Design My apologies to the researchers and to MIT for my pedestrian response to academic research. Management.

The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning—and What to Do About It by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. photography is part of a larger cultural problem. Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning MediaBut lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest. ways to do. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Here’s how!

What is shared between Compliance eLearning and Captain America and Anime Comics?

Vignettes Learning

Compared to taking custom photography, cartoons are cheaper to produce. games elearning instructional isd addie Interactivity rapid elearning eLearning authoringSynthesis Cartoons and caricatures are affordable and easy to use graphical elements to enhance eLearning. However, they are only as good as the story you are trying to tell. Style can be made consistent.

5 eLearning Examples That Will Get You Thinking Outside the Box

eLearning Brothers

In this dynamically designed scenario-based course, the learner plays the role of a soldier in Afghanistan who, along with his fellow officers, must meet with one of the local leaders and convince him to join their cause. The Great Flu is the epitome of good design. eLearning Graphic Design Resources Instructional Design Resources Resources eLearning example

A Guide to Superior eLearning Graphics

Bottom-Line Performance

All too often you find unrelated stock photography , huge chunks of text in awkward places , and mismatched color schemes in eLearning courses. It could be because the instructional designer is excellent at making great learning, but doesn’t know anything about graphic design. Let’s talk to an actual graphic designer.

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Over-teaching experts and under-teaching novices

Clive on Learning

It goes without saying that one of the greatest mistakes we can make as designers of learning experiences is to treat them all as if they were the same. We may be an expert in molecular biology, photography, accounting, office politics, bringing up children or the tactics of football. instructional designNo two learners are the same. There are seven billion people in the world each with their own unique life experiences, which have in turn shaped their aspirations, their personality, their attitudes, their preferences and their capabilities. These are the extremes.

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Does Your eLearning Pass The Test? 7 Things You Can Improve Today

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Replace cheesy clipart or stock photography. Graphics and photography are great, but should enhance what’s on the screen. While you may have people at your disposal within your organization to help, it can also help to talk to an eLearning or Instructional Design consultant. What test, you ask? The success test. Does it work? How do you know ? Make it shorter.

How to Compete with FREE eLearning

Association eLearning

The design and aesthetics of the course can have a major impact on the overall learning experience. Start with strong subject matter, invest in sound instructional design and opt for professional photography, graphic design, and audio narration whenever possible. Everyone loves free. Free coffee, free Wi-Fi, just about anything “free” is good, right? Sure they do.

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LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World

Everything E-Learning

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Kristi Lozano, an instructional designer at Baptist Health South Florida, talked about the bright idea of using intrinsic exercises and games to prompt learning. What is intrinsic motivation? Kristi outlined the different types of motivation in her LUC 2016 presentation. Naming and groups are important while developing.

The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. photography is part of a larger cultural problem. Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning MediaBut lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest ways to do. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Here’s how!

The Power of Simplicity

eFront

While not necessarily the case with training program design, there are instances when in the hopes of adding more functionality and value, course designers forget about the actual human experience of trainees. While content is still key and needs to be presented in an engaging and digestible way, course design is just as important in improving a training program’s outcomes.

The Lack of Diversity in Stock Images Hurts Your eLearning – and What to Do About It by Trina Rimmer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most of us don’t have the luxury of dismissing stock images from our design repertoire. photography is part of a larger cultural problem. Design Strategies Graphic Design Instructional Design Learning MediaBut lack of diversity in stock. We need to help people think differently, and one of the biggest. ways to do. that is to change the visuals we’re using so they better reflect the diverse lives we live. Here’s how!

New directions in self-study e-learning: the return of scrolling

Clive on Learning

Flash was originally designed to display animations, and these clearly need to be displayed in a fixed size window. In fact, fixed sizes were and still are commonplace in media generally, whether you're talking print, TV, photography or slides. instructional designEarlier this week I wrote about the first of the new directions in self-study e-learning that I had noticed - the use of social interactions. Today I explore another - the use of scrolling pages to replace the slide to slide mechanism that dominates so much e-learning. There is a barrier to going this way.

e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!

Everything E-Learning

We provide video demos , webinars , suggestions on instructional design books to read, graphic design tips and more. . Uh oh—I think someone forgot to read our “ Be a Stock Photography Model! Here at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we pride ourselves on offering you all the resources you need to create the best e-Learning. Too Much Text. Cheesy Stock Photos.

Cinemagraphs – The Latest Trend in eLearning

Mindflash

When trainers  custom design courses , the eye-catching nature of cinemagraphs can be used to enhance learning  programs with visual cues, to create easy and relatable graphics, and to strengthen marketing and memorability for learners. The Uncategorized e-learning instructional design Interactive Training LMSCreate Visual Cues. Easily Used and Shared.

4 Essential Steps to Teach a New Concept/Technique

The Writers Gateway

Target Audience: Beginner/Intermediate (Instructional Designers/Content Writers/Technical Writers). Instructional Design Learning Task Based Approach User Manual User Manual Style Tips Writing Instructionsfind it really hard to work with SLR settings. But then, I was still confused. And this prompted me to list the 4 essential steps here.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

It provides an online environment where teachers can create class groups, design a profile page, and join subject communities. ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Tweets about Instructional Design. Professional Learning Networks Designed for Teacher Learning. Groups.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

It provides an online environment where teachers can create class groups, design a profile page, and join subject communities. ASTD’s new Yammer web site enables the exact same thing for instructional designers in companies and government agencies. Tweets about Instructional Design. Professional Learning Networks Designed for Teacher Learning. Groups.

WAR: Articulate Storyline Losing Battle to Adobe Captivate

LearnDash

Too often instructional designers are stuck trying to make stock photography make sense in multiple situations.  Articulate adobe captivate articulate storyline instructional design training toolsNot too long ago I wrote a post about my initial reaction to Articulate Storyline and its relation to Adobe Captivate.  you Captivate users know who I'm talking about). .

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Facebook Groups are large communities where people are already working out loud in their varied areas of interests and sharing tips ranging from which lens to use when doing macro photography to where one might buy/hire such a lens. Designing a presentation calls for multiple skills: visual representation, content design, pattern making and story telling.

The Best of e-Learning in June

Everything E-Learning

Take a look at the top ten articles below, covering everything from mobile design to taking your own stock photos. Be a Stock Photography Model! What do you do when you don’t have the budget for professional photography? They include Snagit®, which lucky for you, comes with Lectora® Inspire! A Few Good Resources on Instructional Design. On-target Questions!

Making The Jump Into eLearning—12 Tips For a Strong Start

SHIFT eLearning

To ensure that your learners stay focused, you can break the content into manageable chunks. 7) eLearning design isn''t just about the visuals. Converting courses from PowerPoint slides has always been a matter of debate amongst instructional designers and one look at e-learning programs that lift these slides as is, and you will understand why. 10) Fonts.

1-Minute Guides for 6 Top eLearning-Related Books

SHIFT eLearning

Regardless of experience, all eLearning course designers and developers should continually seek new understanding and pursue ongoing developments in the field, and one of the best ways to do it is through reading books. Therefore, we have carefully selected six texts that form a basic eLearning library and examine these strategies in the context of improving your course designs.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! We blend it. Know Your Learners’ Needs.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock. Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. So big deal, you say. Why is networking so important anyway? Your business networks can be your most valuable resources!

Top Learning Resources of 2009

Learn and Lead

Cathy Moore’s Making Change is a must for practical instructional design and elearning tips. also developed interest in photography this year. Two photography blogs I follow are Beyond Megapixels and Digital Photography School. 2009 was a continuation of my journey of online self-learning. share with you the top learning resources from my PLE (personal learning environment) for the year 2009. have found these valuable in my learning during the year. This is definitely not a comprehensive list. You can find the learning professionals I follow here and here.

Does Your eLearning Pass The Test? 7 Things You Can Improve Today

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Replace cheesy clipart or stock photography. Graphics and photography are great, but should enhance what’s on the screen. While you may have people at your disposal within your organization to help, it can also help to talk to an eLearning or Instructional Design consultant. What test, you ask? The success test. Does it work? How do you know ? Make it shorter.

Facts are a bitch

E-Learning Provocateur

This morning I posted the following question to Twitter: What do you think of Parrashoot as the name of a local photography competition in Parramatta? Tags: instructional design analysis Parramatta assumptions bias prejudice I was going to blog next about my favourite talk at TEDxCanberra , but before I do that I just want to share my musing for today. Oh, my.

Top 5 Photoshop tutorials

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

And I reach this conclusion because the photoshop sessions at many learning conferences tend to be filled, while the ISD sessions remain empty.okay maybe not empty, just less filled. I've often said that most elearning professionals have an extreme creative streak. So, for all of you digital photographers in the learning world, or wannabe photographers, here is a Top 5 Photoshop Tutorials list from the TechEblog

Curation 101

From the Coleface

chose learning basic Photoshop for photographers (a close to home example as my wife will soon be embarking on this learning journey as part of teaching photography). In the same way as for instructional designers, being fresh to the subject helps you address questions that typical learners would have. Do you need to be a subject matter expert to curate effectively? Maybe.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock. So how do you keep it real? Move from being a teacher to facilitator. To our learners, this is their reality. To make the transition to facilitator I had to change my mindset. Why is it useful?

New Crystal Reports Tips | MicroAssist

The Learning Dispatch

VR Photography. Instructional Design Interview. Debby Kalk Instructional Design Interview. Learning Stock Photography. Contact us: (512) 794-8440 | info@microassist.com. Search: Home. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Overview. Courseware Development. Learning Management Systems. Learning Case Studies Texas Electronic Death Registrar. USDA Meal Re-Imbursement Program. Vaccine Education. Examples of Our Work Lessons. Visual Models. Interactions. Simulations. Questions. Accessibility. Storytelling. Audio & Video Audio & Video. Medical Illustration.

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Indian Learning Professionals and Companies on Twitter

Learn and Lead

aanteladda - aanteladda Education Strategist, Coach, Bridge, Entreprenuerial Catalyst, Mum abhijitkadle - Abhijit Kadle interests range from genetics, evolutionary biology, biochemistry, engineering, technology, computing to electronic games, media, communication, and design Abhinava - Abhinava biker. Passionate abt adult learning, bringing fun and learning into training n designing content which are impactful. VaiVai - Vaishnavi An Instructional Designer by profession, passionate about literatures from across the world and enthusiastic about new experiences! Coach.

Light animations - user-generated content that will blow you away!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sure, that's old hat to most photographers, but it's really what got me excited about alternative possibilities in photography. know my readers are photography nuts because everytime I go to a learning conference like eLearnDevCon2006 , the digital photography sessions are packed while the ISD sessions are near empty. So, when I was in college I took a course in photography.well before digital cameras. The most interesting project we did was putting ourselves in completely dark room, opening the camera shutter and painting images with a flashlight on the wall.

Simplicity in Presentations and Why it Matters

The Learning Generalist

Someone on the newspaper design team had decided that providing a page that was just a third of the original paper size would be a clever way of introducing a large advertisement before readers even saw the front page. No one on the Times design team seems to have thought once about the importance of function with form. This morning, the Times of India newspaper was an ad-fest.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:22 AM Labels: photography , scenarios 3comments: Brian Dusablon said. Brian -- I'll be on the lookout for a Zombie instructional designer for you, and then you'll be all set. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Online Chat with Charles Reigeluth (Instructional. So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? But usually not. Very cool.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

Beginning with objectives for what learners should take away and then demonstrates in their performance, to the design process and finally the software used to build courseware always determine the instructional yield at the end. When you desire higher order learning; that is information that actually teaches beyond mere recall, then how you design and what software you select for development define your expectations most clearly. Popular to the point of ubiquity, one can quickly see why since with very little instruction a learning designer can become a learning developer.

#IeL09 The Social Web and Learning

In the Middle of the Curve

Presentation: The Social Web and Learning - A Case Study Presenter: Robert Jordan, Penn State U ASTD State of the Industry - learner control Learner controlling own learning key Social Web - how people socialize, interact with each other through the Web - Shared interest 2 types of social web - People focus (Facebook, myspace) - Hobby focus (Flikr, photobucket for photography) How do I harness this to promote learning? Social Web aps (social networks, blogs, wikis, rss feeds, social bookmarking, multimedia and file sharing, podcasts, mashup networks. the ususal suspects.) Web 2.0