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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.

Be a Stock Photography Model!

Trivantis

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.

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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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

It actually generated applause in the middle of the session, and I guarantee that wasn’t due to its cutting-edge custom photography, innovative special effects, or vibrant color scheme! Depending on the source, stock music can be expensive and in a climate in which it’s hard to get any purchases approved, it may be viewed as frivolous. Here are my top tips for finding and working with stock music. You may do this for stock photos already, but it’s even more relevant for music because you’re probably looking for a certain feel rather than specific content.

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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. 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

Trivantis

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?

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!

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.