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.

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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.

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Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

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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

5 Unusual e-Learning Techniques

KZO Innovations

Real Photography. Stock images may be easy to obtain, but every e-Learning content developer out there is using them to support their content, and repetition is simply boring. 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 ?

Cut the Clip Art Clutter


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?

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