Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. 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. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning. Unfortunately, finding exactly the right image from a stock library can be difficult and time-consuming.

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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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! Stock Exchange: See a theme yet? Morguefile is another place to find some pretty sleek free stock images. Free Sounds: Elearning needs sound, may as well get some free stock sounds. WordMark: An alternative to Font Squirrel, just another resource to get that exact font.

Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

There is no alternative future. Hutton talks, people listen”—was replaced by several technology-based brokerage houses that understood that investors wanted to disintermediate from brokers and manage their own stock portfolios. The older companies were so invested in a hands-on approach to buying and selling stocks that they missed the big new idea. Kodak’s moment happened when senior management refused to look at digital photography as a disruptive technology.

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Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

There is no alternative future. Hutton talks, people listen”—was replaced by several technology-based brokerage houses that understood that investors wanted to disintermediate from brokers and manage their own stock portfolios. The older companies were so invested in a hands-on approach to buying and selling stocks that they missed the big new idea. Kodak’s moment happened when senior management refused to look at digital photography as a disruptive technology.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. 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.

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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. You can also purchase 3D graphical environments from stock libraries for much less than a custom build.

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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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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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. For the photos in your webinar, you can take your own (make sure you get permission before you start snapping away though) or look to free stock photo sites such as Pixabay, Unsplash, or RawPixel. 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.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

It is essentially a web-based free photoshop alternative. 3 Free Stock Images. There is a range of websites that offer free stock photos and this is an additional help to every online instructor who wants to use business and professionally-looking photos on their online school. Stock images can be used in your school and when they are free to use or editing means that they don’t have any copyright restrictions or are under any licensed limitations.

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? Okay, so the corporate speak is uninspiring, but I’ll bet it’s the random clip art that’s really speaking to you – and it’s probably screaming “Train wreck!”.

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.

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: .