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Be a Stock Photography Model!

Everything E-Learning

We’ve written a lot about the importance of choosing the right images for your e-Learning projects and suggested some sources for economically priced stock photography. But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Then it’s time to start taking your OWN stock photos! Lighting.

Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. Palaeolithic humans clearly understood how to use illustration to present information effectively. Stock images Most stock image libraries include photos and illustrations. Any stock images need to be chosen carefully for consistency and relevance to your content.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. I am sure that the most of us work with tight budgets and limited resources. Stock images are in the public domain.

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Photography for Elearning Developers - Choosing a New Camera

The Learning Generalist

If you’ve followed this blog long enough, you’ll remember that I’m no big fan of stock images. That being said, I think there’s significant disadvantages to stock photos - my primary gripe with them being the fact that they’re so inauthentic. People just aren’t as pretty as they look in stock images, except of course you lot that’s reading this post. have one too. Not really.

6 Mistakes you should never make as a Presenter

The Learning Generalist

In today's blogpost I want to touch upon one of my other favourite topics - presentations. There's no doubt that an effective presentation is a killer tool for business success. If presentation skills are so important, then you'd want to think every professional worth their salt should be able to create and deliver an effective presentation. That isn't the case, is it?

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

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Replace cheesy clipart or stock photography. Generally, free clipart or stock photos are not only lame, but send a message that the training content was hastily slapped together. Graphics and photography are great, but should enhance what’s on the screen. Is the audience comprehending the material presented? What test, you ask? The success test. Does it work?

LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World

Everything E-Learning

Kristi outlined the different types of motivation in her LUC 2016 presentation. She shared helpful tips for creating these exercises, which can be applied to anything you’re doing in eLearning, like: Use photos of hands instead of full stock photography of people so that you can take the photos yourself and still give the course a humanistic feeling. My favorite part, you ask?

3 Reasons you may not want to use Stock Images in your Presentations or Elearning

The Learning Generalist

His talk - "More than Words" , was not just a treat in terms presenting naked , but also used a style of presentation visuals. have a love-hate relationship with stock images. In today's blogpost, I want to cover off some reasons why you may not want to use stock imagery in your presentations. Authenticity Stock images are beautiful. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

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? So how do you build your network? Blog this!

Why APUG Is the Best Time of Year - Part 1

Ancile Learning

We expanded that program feature this year – hearing customer presenters and panelists from BlackRock, City of Burnaby, Johnson Controls, Wichita State University, Columbia Sportswear, PepsiCo, GE, and Estee Lauder. Part two will include summaries of two of our customer presentations. Explore public-domain or licensed art/photography to enhance interest. Microlearning!

Be open, be nice

The Learning Generalist

One of my friends in the wildlife photography circle is very strict about the copyright notices on his images. A lot of his images have descriptions such as, "Copyrighted by. take it as granted that writing, photography and music are art forms. Trey travels the world and makes his best photography freely available on the web. They want to use it in a presentation - why not?

Simplicity in Presentations and Why it Matters

The Learning Generalist

When I take this mistake to the realms of presentation design, this makes us create presentations that are either peppered with decorative information or decorative visuals. Simple presentation design demands that we make our idea easy to understand, visually clear and without confusion. If you're presenting case studies, present no more than three distinct examples.

Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. Zombie Office View more presentations from cammybean. (I’ve been learning about zombies in preparation for the upcoming DevLearn !) Or will you stick with free online stock photos? Tags: photography scenarios So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? Maybe you have the time or the budget. But usually not. eLearning Art to the rescue!

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

Social Learning

Software tools such as Articulate Presenter or Adobe Presenter allow you to transition your current PowerPoint into a streamlined e-Learning modules complete with narration, interactive quizzes, and Flash-based output compression. Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Blend It! We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

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Reading: “The Role of LTs in supporting e-research (eResearch)”

Dont Waste Your Time

Help from Crestock Stock Photography For those who read this blog with any kind of regularity you will know I’m always trying to find new tools to use, and new ways to use them. Research Collaboration eAssessment eLearning eResources Focus Group Pedagogy PLE Presentation Technology VLE Web 2.0find a lot of my information via my Twitter network (PLN: hopkinsdavid) but every now and then something actually comes to [.].

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

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. Zombie Office View more presentations from cammybean. (I’ve been learning about zombies in preparation for the upcoming DevLearn !) Or will you stick with free online stock photos? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? Maybe you have the time or the budget.

Microsoft Illustration Styles for a Consistent look and feel in your document/ presentation

The Learning Generalist

I usually advocate the use of stock photos, amateur photography in documents and presentations. The way to seek out thousands of editable graphics is to go to Microsoft Office Online and search for images as I've done below: Here are some of the styles I recommend for your documents/ presentations/ e-learning modules. presentations e-learning visual aids training learning elearningThat said, I cant deny the need for high quality illustrations to add pop to your imagery and visualization. Read more about this in Tom Kulhmann's post here. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

Microsoft Illustration Styles for a Consistent look and feel in your document/ presentation

The Learning Generalist

I usually advocate the use of stock photos, amateur photography in documents and presentations. The way to seek out thousands of editable graphics is to go to Microsoft Office Online and search for images as I've done below: Here are some of the styles I recommend for your documents/ presentations/ e-learning modules. Tags: presentations e-learning visual aids training learning elearning That said, I cant deny the need for high quality illustrations to add pop to your imagery and visualization. Read more about this in Tom Kulhmann's post here.

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

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Replace cheesy clipart or stock photography. Generally, free clipart or stock photos are not only lame, but send a message that the training content was hastily slapped together. Graphics and photography are great, but should enhance what’s on the screen. Is the audience comprehending the material presented? What test, you ask? The success test. Does it work?

Speaking with Passion and Connection

The Learning Generalist

Two weeks back my friend, colleague and naturalist, Chirdeep Shetty presented a really vivid Pecha-Kucha talk called "The Truth about Tigers". Chirdeep's talk and a few other such presentations that I've seen in recent months have made me think about the importance of infusing passion into our speaking and to heighten the sense of connection between us and our topics.

Cut the Clip Art Clutter

Mindflash

Much like stock photography, the trick to using clip art well is to keep it styled in a way that reinforces your message. If there’s a “Style” field present and it’s hyperlinked, you’re in luck! Tags: Online Training elearning Presentation Design visual design web based training What is the training slide below telling you? What do you think of it now? Better?

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Snap happy

Clive on Learning

For $1 a time, I've been able to download masses of fantastic images for blogging, print documents and presentations. really can't see any snags at this price, which from what I can remember is a tint fraction of what you used to have to pay for stock photography. For some reason it's taken me ages to catch on to the potential for finding and sharing photos on the web. It's probably because my graphic designer colleague David Kori has been indisposed for a couple of months while he prepares a new suite of learning materials for schools.

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

eLearning 3.0

At the present, according to MSNBC , “about 2,000 counselors are recognized by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.” As technology improves and becomes more widespread, expect the need for counselors to grow right along with it. 3. These brave soldiers are known as QA Engineers, and the need for more sharp, analytical, computer-savvy minds will be huge as digital applications, devices, and components continue to stock our shelves at an exponential rate. Unlike risk-taking stock market cowboys, financial engineers. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com. Nurse.

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

eLearning 3.0

At the present, according to MSNBC , “about 2,000 counselors are recognized by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.” As technology improves and becomes more widespread, expect the need for counselors to grow right along with it. 3. These brave soldiers are known as QA Engineers, and the need for more sharp, analytical, computer-savvy minds will be huge as digital applications, devices, and components continue to stock our shelves at an exponential rate. Unlike risk-taking stock market cowboys, financial engineers. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com. Nurse.

Really…Were These the Best Images We Could Find?

eLearning Brothers

There are tons of stock photography sites online. Charts (pie, bar, etc) are great ways to present information. JOIN THE CRUSADE…NO MORE CHEESY, ANIMATED CLIPART! How many times have you seen images like these? Images are an important part of online courses. The trick is that the images we use must enhance the instructional qualities of the content. The images must also look professional and give the learner confidence that the material is accurate. The images above do not look professional and certainly do not give me a feeling that I can trust the course content.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This opening answers the ever-present question WIIFM ( What’s In It For Me? ), encourages participation, and creates the initial connection between you and your learners. 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.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Five presentations related to eLearning that learning professionals should see. So I won't get a question from left-field that throws me off in my presentation. Free media sources that I use - stock photography, clip art, animations, sounds, music. Today, I saw a post by someone suggesting ways to come up with ideas for blog post topics and they gave some examples. The examples were not all that relevant to most of the readers of this blog, but it definitely sparked a thought for me. Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. Found everything.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Howe covered several examples of how companies have used the internet to crowdsource a given task, the first of which was photography. The rise of photo sharing sites like Flikr and inexpensive, easy-to-use semi-professional digital cameras has brought a rapid commoditization to stock photography. The sourcing of stock photography for learning content was an easy leap.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Howe covered several examples of how companies have used the internet to crowdsource a given task, the first of which was photography. The rise of photo sharing sites like Flikr and inexpensive, easy-to-use semi-professional digital cameras has brought a rapid commoditization to stock photography. The sourcing of stock photography for learning content was an easy leap.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Howe covered several examples of how companies have used the internet to crowdsource a given task, the first of which was photography. The rise of photo sharing sites like Flikr and inexpensive, easy-to-use semi-professional digital cameras has brought a rapid commoditization to stock photography. The sourcing of stock photography for learning content was an easy leap.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Howe covered several examples of how companies have used the internet to crowdsource a given task, the first of which was photography. The rise of photo sharing sites like Flikr and inexpensive, easy-to-use semi-professional digital cameras has brought a rapid commoditization to stock photography. The sourcing of stock photography for learning content was an easy leap.