Goldmine for Stock Photos
MARCH 17, 2014
Over the years there have been some image repositories to come about, many of which are quite good and very useful when creating an elearning course or even just a PowerPoint presentation. Luckily for you, there is a new goldmine for stock photos – and from one of the biggest names in the industry. At most, all that is needed is a free account. Getty Images are now FREE.
Free PowerPoint Templates for eLearning
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
Today we are giving away four PowerPoint Templates and a few other goodies for your eLearning. These PowerPoint Templates can be used in all your standard eLearning authoring tools (iSpring, Snap, Articulate Presenter, and Adobe Presenter). Stock Images and Graphics. Free PowerPoint Templates. Download Free PowerPoint Templates. View all our PowerPoint Templates.
Over 60 Free Stock Images
JULY 14, 2015
Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail.
10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning
JUNE 20, 2013
When taking your own digital images isn’t an option, free stock photos become the go-to-tool. We have narrowed it down to 10 FREE stock photo sites , to help you manage your time a little better and find what you need on your budget. Free Images has more than 6,000 original stock photos. eLearning Tools Online Training Software eLearning Resources PowerPoint Stock Photos
PowerPoint & eLearning: PhotoPin, a New Stock Photo Resource
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 1, 2012
by AJ George I have previously written about my favorite stock photo resources. In that same vein I'd like to present Photopin , a new resource that may be useful in your search for budget-friendly stock photos. eLearning PowerPoint I've also posted about how to find Google images you can actually use for commercial use. The photos are lifted from Flickr and are, by and large, Creative Commons licensed. No worries.
A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning
MAY 3, 2016
Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Great use of stock video throughout. Find Free Stock Videos. One of the first questions that comes up is where to get free stock videos. If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites. Pexels : lots of good stuff and link to free stock photos, too.
eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 7, 2011
by AJ George. I've talked a lot about where to get free stock photos , about how to manipulate stock photos , and tips for creating your own graphics. About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." SHUT-UP!
How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations
AUGUST 11, 2015
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. The challenge with all of these free stock photos is that it’s not always easy using them for your presentations or elearning courses as they are.
eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 20, 2013
" Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations. "PowerPoint doesn't kill presentations, people kill presentations." " It's easy to point the finger at PowerPoint for making office meetings unsuccessful and eLearning lessons a snore, but the truth is that poor design is really to blame. Here are a couple of tips to get you started.
80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning
APRIL 14, 2015
In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. 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. If you’re in need of free resources and stock images these should help. They’re free for commercial use. Don’t stop there. Background images. Buttons.
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. PowerPoint Templates ( iSpring , Snap , Articulate Presenter , Adobe Presenter ). . . In the month of September, we stuffed the eLearning Library with tons of new templates.
A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. Most of the free stock image sites are irrelevant. Free Stock Image Sites.
45 Free Stock Images for Your E-Learning Courses
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
One of my favorite sites for free stock images is Unsplash.com. They provide hundreds of free stock images with a Creative Commons Zero license. Unfortunately, while it’s great to get a boatload of free stock images, many of them are mostly decorative and hard to use for elearning courses. Download Free Stock Images. How to Use the Free Stock Images.
How to Easily Search through Free Stock Images
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
It seems like every day there’s a new site that offers free stock images. Seriously, how many stock images are you really using? In the past, I’ve save you some time by reviewing free stock images and curating them into contextual downloads. The good news is that there are three such sites where searching and finding free stock images is possible. Stock Up.
eLearning Brothers Makes a Powerful Point by Acquiring Get My Graphic
MAY 19, 2015
This acquisition continues eLearning Brothers’ commitment to serve the eLearning Community, this time by providing high-end PowerPoint graphics to it’s customers. These templates, along with the eLearning, medical, and stock libraries, are currently available. The PowerPoint template library includes over 9,000 vector based PowerPoint files, created natively in PowerPoint.
Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction
JULY 21, 2015
Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. How to Edit the Free PowerPoint Template. Here are a few production tips: These tutorials give you a very good overview of how to work with this free PowerPoint template. Download the free PowerPoint template here.
Top PowerPoint Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2014
PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with PowerPoint. PowerPoint Tip 1: Step Away from the PowerPoint Template. My advice? Easy as that.
Free PowerPoint Template: Tabs Interaction
DECEMBER 22, 2015
At a recent workshop I showed the difference between creating interactive elearning in PowerPoint and Storyline. Following is the free PowerPoint template and the corresponding Storyline version. Free PowerPoint Template. Click here to download the free PowerPoint templates. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.
Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates. Just like the PowerPoint templates, feel free to download them and customize them to meet your needs. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Punchy Tab Template. Download.
How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s. However, the Bing solution might not be the best long-term fix for MS users of stock graphics, and other images. There are many widely varying needs for assets including stock video, graphics, icons, templates, cutout people images and other related files.
How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint
APRIL 26, 2016
In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. This is an issue I run into quite a bit because I get some of my graphics from those low cost (or free) stock image sites and often they only provide a.PNG version of the file. In How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint.
E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
More Free Stock Photos. just noticed that one of my favorite free stock photo sites, StartUp Stock Photos , released a bunch more photos. Download the free stock photos here. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. For many of you, this is like the start of a new year. Don’t Share Courses in Google Drive! GOLD GURU.
Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift
JULY 28, 2015
Here’s another free PowerPoint template that you’re free to use in your online training courses. See the Free PowerPoint Template in Action. Below is an example of the free PowerPoint template without any content in it. The first example is the PowerPoint version of the template and the second example is the Storyline version of the template. Updated agenda.
Seven Ways to Use Stock Photos in E-Learing
JUNE 20, 2016
Unless you can afford custom photo shoots, you likely need to purchase stock photos. You may have heard some people talk about how much they hate stock photos in e-learning : they seem cheesy, they aren’t diverse enough, or they look like the subject is in a vacuum. A lot of people don’t actually hate stock photos in e-learning , despite saying they do.
Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning
DECEMBER 8, 2015
If you follow this blog then you know that I’m a big fan of PowerPoint. But is PowerPoint the best option if you want to create interactive elearning? Here’s What Makes PowerPoint Special. Just so you know that this isn’t just another trendy PowerPoint bashing post, I’m starting with some of the cool things you can do with PowerPoint.
Medical Templates Had a Momentous Month
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
Captivate Templates Company Course Starters eLB News eLearning eLearning Template Library Medical Templates Our Favorites People Pictures PowerPoint Products/Reviews Stock Images Templates Medical Stock Images Medical Templates had another momentous month in October! We decided to add tons of new Medical Templates to the Library that will save you piles of time.
Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates
JUNE 28, 2016
couple of weeks ago, Creative Markets, gave away this PowerPoint template. created a PowerPoint tutorial that goes through both tips in more detail. PowerPoint Tip: Use Pattern Fills for Image Placeholders. In PowerPoint, we can create all sorts of master slide layouts and add a whole host of placeholders. learning Graphics PowerPoint Templates Tutorials Uncategorized
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. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. If the free vector image is in.EPS format you may be able to edit it in PowerPoint. How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint. Freebies Graphics PowerPoint TutorialsSOLD OUT.
New Improvements to Our eLearning Asset Library Interface
APRIL 18, 2016
Common Craft Library Company Cutout People Library Developer Resources eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Graphic Design Resources Instructional Design Resources Medical Image Library News PowerPoint Graphic Library Products/Services Project Management Resources Resources Stock AssetsThe biggest update among them is in the live preview on mouseover.
Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2010
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.
Push Our PowerPoint Graphics to the Max with Gauge Templates
JULY 7, 2015
Our familiarity with gauges and the wide variety of gauge types are two reason why using gauge-style PowerPoint graphics in eLearning is so genius. To change the icon, delete the shape and replace it with one of your own PowerPoint graphics. Or, as we’ve done above, you can create simple shapes within PowerPoint using the Drawing group on the Home tab.
5 PowerPoint Design Tips That Wow!
MAY 9, 2013
Sometimes a PowerPoint presentation may be the majority of your course content. If that is the case, you want to be sure that you have the best PowerPoint you can. Big Stock Photo , iStockphoto , and Shutterstock are three great resources, full of quality images! Think about having a great PowerPoint design and useful content rather than adding fluff to your course.
137 Templates of eLearning Love
MARCH 3, 2014
Stock Graphics – The new caution sign stock graphics are also very useful. New Stock Graphic Icons! Check out our library of Stock Graphic Icons. Here are eight of our favorite blog posts in February: FREE Conversational Scenario Template for PowerPoint – This free template post will help you with your PowerPoint fix. Happy eLearning!
Template Library Overhaul
MAY 18, 2015
Instead of putting in a simple query and getting blasted by a Hoover Dam spillway’s worth of information, you can now let us know if your looking for something under our template library, stock assets, cut-out people, or other categories to give you manageable search results that don’t fry your brain. Take a look at a few of the changes we’ve made. Search by library.
Stock Photos for eLearning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
We have recently put together packs of eLearning stock photos to help you design better training. The examples are a combination of PowerPoint course styles , Cut-Out People , and eLearning stock photos. Tags: eLearning eLearning Tips People Pictures power point backgrounds stock photos Great photos help create fun and engaging training.
4 Ways to Expand Your PowerPoint Creativity
JANUARY 31, 2011
blame it on PowerPoint. Some people might call me lazy but, for 99% of the drawing or photo editing projects I do, PowerPoint has everything I need to crank out a polished final product in no time flat. In fact, most of the images I create for my blog posts are done with nothing more than stock photos, free clip art & fonts, and a little creativity.
Free E-Learning Scenario Images
MARCH 8, 2016
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. I got the original backgrounds by ungrouping some old PowerPoint clip art (unfortunately no longer available). Download PowerPoint file. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.
Find Color Schemes for Your E-Learning Courses
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
You’re not limited to Storyline, you can also do the same thing in PowerPoint. Once you have a color palette, use it to create custom color themes in PowerPoint and Storyline. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate Storyline e-learning Graphics PowerPoint Templates Uncategorized Visual DesignCompany logo.
PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 14, 2010
Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. Now I'd like to give a quick example of how you could incorporate this into your eLearning projects made with PowerPoint. " I'm going to use this stock photo of a corporate brainstorming session. " Tags: eLearning PowerPoint by AJ George. Click Close.
Here are Three Free Apps that May Come in Handy
MARCH 1, 2016
Share Your PowerPoint Slides to Twitter & Facebook. However, Microsoft has a new app that lets you share your PowerPoint slides and files via Twitter and Facebook. Get the Social Share app here , and it installs as a tab in PowerPoint. Select a PowerPoint slide and from the Social Share tab, do a screen capture of the slide. Help with Google Docs. Learning Solutions.
Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2011
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. Sound effects bear a mention here, as well… Need I say more than “Remember the early days of PowerPoint”? But assuming you’ve determined that using some music is a good design decision for your project… Try stock photo sites you already use. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. Show restraint. Of course not.
In Defense of Powerpoint
The Learning Generalist
SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
It's so much better than Powerpoint." At the end of several of my presentations people ask me, "You didn't do that in Powerpoint, did you?". Whenever I do one of my talks on presentation skills I invariably have some people in my audience start off the discussion with a "Powerpoint sucks." Today, I think it's high time that we give Powerpoint a proper defense. refrain.
How to Create an Interactive Image Template
AUGUST 18, 2015
As a bonus, I used the same image to create a free PowerPoint template. New Zoom Office PowerPoint template. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate Storyline e-learning E-learning Examples Freebies PowerPoint Templates Tutorials UncategorizedThe key is finding a single image that has a few potential content buckets.
Here’s a Visual Design Tip to Make Your Slides Look Great
JANUARY 19, 2016
You can make the image semi-transparent or use the recolor image feature in PowerPoint and Storyline. You can remove backgrounds from the image in a graphics editor or PowerPoint. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate Storyline e-learning Graphics PowerPoint Tutorials Uncategorized Visual DesignJust do what looks good.
Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial
MAY 24, 2016
And remember, if you don’t have an illustration app, as long as you can get.EPS vector files, you can edit them in PowerPoint. PowerPoint Tutorials. I’ve included a couple of tutorials to show how to create the circle avatar effect and how to work with connectors. This will work in Storyline or PowerPoint. How to work with connected shapes in PowerPoint.