How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog. Your image should be more than just generic clipart. To keep your course looking neat and professional, don’t mix and match clipart and photos. Stop filling space! Graphics are not just for filling white space.

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Icon Sets: 5 questions to ask before you buy or download


On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. Graphic Design Tips Instructional Design Tips Posts blog

What’s in Your Media Library?


In this blog we’ll explore the Media Library and learn how taking advantage of this tool for accessing and reusing content can provide consistency throughout your titles and reduce your development time. Stock Media: the characters, ClipArt and more to which you have access.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Click here for more detailed instructions from The PowerPoint Team Blog. The Mindflash blog put together a useful collection of other easy ways to remove image backgrounds. Do you have any tips for sprucing up less-than-stellar stock photos or clipart? by AJ George.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

Visual Lounge

In PowerPoint 2007 / 2010, choose Insert > Image > Clipart option to search for and choose a background image to add to a plain white slide. Use the Insert > Image > Clipart option to search for and add a frame image. Add Some Clipart Images.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Guest blog by Jennifer Valley. She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching. There you’ll find a variety of buttons, character poses, ClipArt, Flash activities, online media, music, and status indicators. Jennifer is an Instructional Designer with five years of experience.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! 8) The Photoshop tutorial blog. This cool blog has a laundry list of free photo sites. (9) She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.) Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific.

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Create a Unique Work of Art Using Collage With Snagit 12

Visual Lounge

Just do a search for “ free black and white clipart “ The key to creating a great work of art is to start with a black and white image that has strong lines that create partitioned sections that will not bleed into other sections when filled.

The power of pictures

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve professed my support of text in a previous blog article , so before we all abandon tedious words in favour of flashy infographics, I caution that text will always have its place – especially to explain the details.

The Importance of Visuals in eLearning


Clipart should be used sparingly and logically. Karla Gutierrez of the SHIFT elearning blog has outlined some tips for creatively making your elearning courses much more visual. The world is made up of many different learners.

Use Your LMS to ???Get Personal??? with Your Learners


Your SMEs could then host meetups, write explanatory intranet or blog articles, blast FAQ information to departments, or otherwise find ways to fill knowledge gaps. Online training is typically made for mass consumptionone reason why its so cost effective compared to classroom training.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work.

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A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

I’ve had fun with travel across the country and getting to meet so many blog readers at various conferences. Clipart-based PowerPoint Template. What’s one thing you’ve learned from the Rapid E-learning Blog these past few months?

Five great resources for presenters

Good To Great

Denise Graveline coaches female speakers and that’s what prompted her blog, but in fact men will find lots of useful content on here too. I don’t want to use basic ClipArt images, but I don’t want to spend lots of money purchasing flashy images from iStock or similar sites.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

Many of these jam sessions produce interesting discussions with some tips and tricks that don’t require a full blog post. I created the graphics in PowerPoint using some clipart. If you have any additional questions that you’d like answered in the blog, feel free to contact me.