Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. If you’re not getting your photography, or your illustration created for your course, then you’re missing out on the impact it can offer. An alternative medium is a photorealistic illustration or model. Budget and scalability Custom photography is likely to cost more of your budget than custom illustration, but both are more expensive than stock images.

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems. What is a PowerPoint alternative? Why use PowerPoint Alternatives? Compared to other PowerPoint alternatives, Beautiful.ai

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Disruptive activism

Learning with e's

Another example of disruptive technology was the way digital photography has replaced chemical photography. As David Conrad recently wrote: The speed of the decline of the traditional wet film approach to photography has been spectacular.

A quiet invasion

Learning with 'e's

Alternatively they can celebrate that learners are adept enough at using their personal technologies to make learning easier and more productive for themselves. mobile phones Technology teachers students photography education learning school This image shows students taking notes. Whenever I show this image, I see many people in my audiences nodding in recognition. It seems to be a familiar, every day occurrence in some classrooms.

19 Kick-Butt Tools for ELearning

LearnDash

GreenShot: a perfect alternative to Snagit. Creative Commons: The never ending search for stock photography – may as well start at the source! WordMark: An alternative to Font Squirrel, just another resource to get that exact font. Everyone likes nifty tips, tricks, and tools – so how about 19 of them!

Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

Take an e-Learning Break

SXC was launched in February 2001, as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. Check it out: [link

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Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

There is no alternative future. Kodak’s moment happened when senior management refused to look at digital photography as a disruptive technology. Following is a selection from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter One). . As the economic paradigms change, a corporate Darwinism takes over and the companies that fail to change and evolve disappear.

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How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video Courses

learnWorlds

Linco Lincostore Photography Photo Table Top Studio Lighting Kit, Image Source. There is a term in photography- Light quality- that refers to how harsh or soft the light is. Alternatively, you can bounce lights off a surface (a wall, ceiling, or reflector) to create soft light. Large Photography Softbox Continuous Photo Lighting ($126.99). Alternatively, you can choose a green screen background.

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Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

There is no alternative future. Kodak’s moment happened when senior management refused to look at digital photography as a disruptive technology. Following is an excerpt from our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy (Chapter One). . As the economic paradigms change, a corporate Darwinism takes over and the companies that fail to change and evolve disappear.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll explore an alternative that won't blow your budget. but I am sick and tired of seeing eLearning courses that use irrelevant stock photography - it's no wonder that we repeatedly hear learners saying "eLearning is so boring and ugly". (I One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics. We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos.

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10 best sites like Udemy

Pinlearn

The only concern with Udemy is that they don’t offer certification for courses, still, there are much other online learning sites like Udemy alternatives. This is one of the reputed platforms because it is as good as the Udemy alternatives. Lynda.com is another educational marketplace that covers various courses on Software Development, Design, Web Development, Business and Project Management, Photography, etc.

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Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

Any photography you use should be chosen with care, check out this blog post for tips on where to get great images , and this one for how to avoid image clichés. Alternatively, you can “print” to PDF or Google Drive and send static pages to your audience. Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app. Spark was developed to help people with no design expertise create social graphics, web pages, and short videos with impact.

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5 Unusual e-Learning Techniques

KZO Innovations

Real Photography. Everything in the question is geared towards learning: the question itself, the correct answer, and the alternative choices. There are a number of different ways to learn – but which are the best learning techniques to capture and maintain attention ? Sometimes e-Learning requires techniques outside the norm to make a real impact. Read on to learn about 5 unusual but effective e-Learning techniques that are most definitely worth a try!

When augmented reality isn’t

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course you have to start somewhere and the PhM website does promise a new version, but it refers to contemporary photography and gamification. Of course, there is an alternative to abandoning augmented reality. I’m a big fan of the Powerhouse Museum. In a world in which everyone loves to bang on about emerging technology, relatively few ever do anything about it. The PhM, however, has the guts to give it a go.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

Dynamic photography with PowerPoint morph. Alternatively, if you change the position of the image in the crop window on the second slide, so that now it focuses up at the top, then during the morph transition, the image moves much more quickly, as it has to cover a greater distance in the same amount of time. Welcome to the playground of my imagination! In this post we look at the mind-bending world of Morph and how to use it create stunning design effects in PowerPoint.

Value from Using 3D Graphics in eLearning

PulseLearning

Investing in a 3D character guide for content can fall into the gimmick category; often, photography of a real person is much more effective. Alternatively, you could engage an eLearning vendor that can produce the end-to-end product for you. Consider 3D Photography Instead. 3D graphics, simulations, and virtual reality are starting to cross the threshold into the eLearning industry.

How Skillshare is Changing the Face of Design and Lifestyle Courses in the World

Pinlearn

Entrepreneurship, creative arts, design, photography, technology, culinary and business are just some of them. Alternatively, charge customers per course that they purchase. The mention of online courses normally conjures up a picture of remote learning, a user’s face plastered to a computer screen, rapt in attention. Not really.

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. I 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.

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

SHIFT eLearning

Otherwise alternate fonts get used, which makes a difference to your page layout that can make things trickier for users. He is generally an extrovert; I like photography, anthropology and traveling to different countries to learn the culture and living of the local inhabitants There are several types of eLearning courses, but if you want to create an effective one, then there are some ideas you need to follow.

6 Styles of Animation for Digital Learning—And How to Choose Them

Leo Learning

2) Photography themed. Alternatively, they can also add a playful feel, such as adding informal sketches or doodles to lighten the mood.

Web feats 6: Photosharing

Learning with e's

The alternative was to bore everyone to death by putting on a slideshow of your favourite photos in a darkened room - remember the Kodak Carousel?

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Helping People Launch WordPress Membership Sites with Andriy Haydash

LifterLMS

You have to give people photography of you maybe or definitely video content. If you don’t have recurring value but you are offering courses, you could alternatively use a membership to offer all courses in a bundle.

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Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

Explore what-ifs and alternative histories for projects in which you’ve been involved. Stock photography company Shutterstock hosts an annual daylong hackathon during which employees present demos for new tools that will improve the customer experience. A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations.

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Training Video Production, Humanized

Unboxed

Our Director of Photography sits in a dark room for three straight days, wearing headphones and moving pixels around. At this stage in the production process, we can still edit music, transitions, and text on screen, and if necessary, we can also look into alternate takes and shots. As a kid I wanted to be Alfred Hitchcock. As a graduate student I won a screenwriting award.

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 you chose (3) exciting – Clip art may be a fresh alternative for your next training design! What is the training slide below telling you?

LMS/LCMS More Puzzlers – OS + Language + Browsers

eLearning 24-7

If you want to hit the alternative browser market – go after Opera (which some Smartphones use) or Avant (another small segment of population use). And for some.they will go the route of Polaroid, who waited too long to realize that the digital photography market really was going to achieve success and work. I realized I left out three additional gems that vendors seem to have just fallen off the planet when it comes to the REAL WORLD! Operating Systems.

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Tips for do-it-yourself artists

Clive on Learning

In Move over stock photos, Poser's here , Cathy Moore looks at alternatives to stock photos, in which, she complains, the girls are always too thin, too pretty and too happy. You can get these figures to adopt whatever pose or expression you like - something that's not possible with clip art or stock photography. Monday was graphics day.

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

If you're looking for free alternatives, check out Zoho Show or Google Slides. If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again. Just as a quick disclaimer: Choose the training options that make the most sense for your business. Don't feel pressured to choose everything. Start small, check in with your employees (get their input), and build from there.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

Inspiration Grid - Creative showcase of design, art, photography and more, updated daily. If your flight is cancelled, FlightTrack locates alternative flights. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame. Websites and apps help us connect with others, keep up with current events, learn new skills, as well as can inspire us to think big. Online tools enable and empower us in ways never imagined, and thousands are being created every day.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

It is essentially a web-based free photoshop alternative. Alternatively, if you are going big and have a budget to spend you could go for the more professional option of Linco Lincostore Photography Photo Table Top Studio Lighting Kit. Keynote is the alternative option of PowerPoint for Apple users. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

How to Get More Website Traffic and Conversions through Better Messaging, Positioning, Landing Page Optimization, Multi Channel Marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés

LifterLMS

And because I had templates on my website and alternative people checking out, pretty much 24/7. Chris Badgett: Another thing you said, which I really appreciate was stay the heck away from stock photography, which I thought was a good tip. We dive into how to get more website traffic and conversions through better messaging, positioning, landing page optimization, multi channel marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés in this LMScast episode hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life

ICDTranslation

If you are looking for alternatives you can check Quizlet, Cram, and Brainscape. . Behance presents new work from individuals dealing with design, architecture, photography, fashion and other work fields. It is fair to say that student life is pretty digitalized these days. This is a normal phenomenon to observe, having in mind that the smartphone has become an integral part of the life of all of us.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

If you have a word or phrase running throughout your presentation that needs changing, type it into the Find dialogue box and type your alternate into the Replace box. Alternatively, you can toggle between Grid view and Film strip view (the default view) by clicking the icons at the bottom of the sidebar on the left. Alternatively, you can double click the image to bring up the cropping options. Use high quality photography- not stock photo clichés: .

Meeting unreasonable needs

Clark Quinn

The ID was hired to do ‘training’ on the system, but access to SMEs is limited at beast, the uses in the different contexts were different enough that a course model isn’t a viable solution, yet this person wasn’t clear on what alternatives to take: “I am beginning to think that the position is flawed in its design.&#. I was contacted yesterday by a relatively new ID person, who was in a tough spot.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

To Build Connections on Your Team, Skip Icebreakers and Talk About Photography. This article explains how to use photography as an alternative technique to help people quickly create a connection whether on your team or for a temporary group activity. We find the best articles for helping you create a robust training program that gets results. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development.