10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning


The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. Photography puts real people in front of learners, and their own unconscious biases could affect the connection (or lack thereof) they feel. Learners can sense stock photography from a mile away.

Seeing the Brain Through the Eyes of an Artist: Elizabeth Jameson


There is mounting evidence that performance arts enhance brain development at any age. A recent study found that dancers and musicians share very similar brains – they have more connections between different regions of the brain than the average non-artist. Over time, tasking the brain to create music or art requires the use of a large percentage of the brain, so these areas develop thicker interconnections, which enhances brain processing power and creativity.

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Overall, results were measured by the number of courses that made it from a facilitators guide to the LMS at the lowest possible costs measured against production hours, stock photography purchases and additional matter—music or more robust narration for example. For the past two months or so, I’ve been writing high profile video scripts and storyboarding in a group whose company is synonymous with the 2008 economic collapse.

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Brain-based Learning, Backchannel, Pics. ipods, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

A Fresh Look at Brain-Based Education - PDK. It has been more than 20 years since it was first suggested that there could be connections between brain function and educational practice. They can be livened up with technigues such as the "Ken Burns effect," a technique for adding motion to still photography. Leadership Styles. Authoritarian. I want both of you to. Delegative. You two take care of the problem while I go. Participative. Let's work together to solve this.

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Welcome to Hot Skills Summer


Photography. Learn about the meaning of photographs: On Photography by Susan Sontag. Learn why our brains aren’t wired to make us happy and what to do about it: Master Your Emotions by Thibaut Meurisse. Fundamentals of Photography on Creativelive. “As

Nick Bilton Day Two Keynote “I live in the future” #astdtk13

Learning Visions

Brodmann’s Area 10 – the area of brain involved with multi-tasking. Our brains adapt. Instead our brains are built to adapt. To reach the next generation: speak in games, photography. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. These are my liveblogged notes from the day two keynote with @nickbolton. I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Apologies for typos and incoherence.

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020


Apart from improving cognition, facilitating memory and learning processes, music has the power to enhance creative thinking and combat serious mental and physical illnesses ranging from anxiety, stress, and depression, to brain and heart-related problems. d) Photography.

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4 Things People Are Learning on Mobile and Why


Applications are continuing to emerge for learning languages, training both brain hemispheres, and more — and the market is still growing. . It can help you in your career, improve memory and brain functions, as well as give you an insight into other cultures. . Mobile applications have evolved so much over the years. Remember those days where we used Instagram purely to post heavily filtered selfies or food pictures, or when our mobile phones were purely just for communication?

The Emerging AI Technologies That Could Transform e-learning


Applications that focus on image and facial recognition are becoming more and more common lately, especially in photography and e-learning & performance support. It’s the brain behind how most robots look around while checking for possible obstacles. The emerging AI technologies that can transform learning experience includes computer vision, emotional recognition, sentiment analysis, image/facial recognition, and natural language recognition.

Insights from a design doyen: Q&A with Mark Heaps


We were lucky enough to meet Mark at the inaugural Click event in 2018 and knew that our blog readers would be blown away by his photography, Photoshop, and presentation expertise. I was definitely from a more traditional graphic design background, and forever have done photography for people. The agency we have now in Austin actually also has a photography and video studio, so I’ve always been on the technical side of things. I could incorporate photography.

Best Practices in Training and Development

Ed App

EdApp incorporates spaced repetition strategy through its system-automated quiz called Brain Boost. Employees will be able to access their Brain Boost in EdApp’s learner app. . Best Practices in Training and Development.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography. Some of my photography can be seen in local art galleries and online through National Geographic image stock. View all posts by Michael → ← The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool?

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Train Your Brain with Games! How games stimulate mental cognition and produce positive brain changes. How playing immersive, exploratory games are a workout for the brain and can drive home on-the-job skills. He has appeared in People magazine describing his method of historical digital photography, and he holds a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids.

Optimization is the Key to Innovation in Learning

Training Orchestra

Considered one of “the most inexcusable business failures of the last 25 years”[1], Kodak lost its dominance in the photography and film industry with the advent of digital photography. First of all, by optimizing your current resources, you free up money, time, people and brain-power to innovate. Everywhere I look, innovation is a topic of conversation.

What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?


Our brain architecture is powerful, but like any solution, there are systematic gaps. There are limits to our brains. Similarly, photography, audio recording, and then video recording likewise surpassed our personal memory. It’s easy, with all the buzz around new technologies, to get excited about the possibilities. We can imagine implementing machine learning, chatbots, Virtual and Augmented Reality, the list goes on.

Photos, Good Enough, Visual Memory, Sentences, & Audio

Big Dog, Little Dog

In software applications, photography in most cases is used as content element, since photos express situations of human life very well and thus are well suited to capture and represent a certain message. However, photography in interactive media is often a trigger for engagement and interaction. In How We Think Before We Speak: Making Sense Of Sentences the author writes: But how does the language brain act so fast? Photos for interaction - Boxes and Arrows.

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10 Employee Training Ideas

Ed App

To include spaced repetition in your training strategy, EdApp can help you frequently test the knowledge of your employees through a personalized, system-automated quiz called Brain Boost. Continuous employee training and development are key drivers of a high-performance workforce.

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10 Virtual Training Ideas

Ed App

EdApp applies spaced repetition learning by frequently testing knowledge through a personalized, system-automated quiz called Brain Boost.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Most Popular Photography Hacks of 2009 [Best Of 2009] - Lifehacker , December 12, 2009. Use Your Brain - Internet Time , December 18, 2009. Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Here are hot items from December 1, 2009 to December 27, 2009. Swimming in Data? Three Benefits of Visualization - HarvardBusiness.org , December 4, 2009.

Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty


We have a huge brain drain here. Chris Badgett: And Darren Rowse, also, correct me if I’m wrong, but he did a lot in the photography niche, right? I mean, your brain starts to explode with the different pathways and potentials that are available.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

Stock photography company Shutterstock hosts an annual daylong hackathon during which employees present demos for new tools that will improve the customer experience. Your team should also curate learning content so that you create a powerful brain trust and no one feels they must reinvent the wheel.

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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Music can take a shortcut through people’s brains and tap into their emotions in a way that’s uncommon with spoken or written words. It actually generated applause in the middle of the session, and I guarantee that wasn’t due to its cutting-edge custom photography, innovative special effects, or vibrant color scheme! Do you use music in your courses?

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How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto


We just wanted to make it brain dead simple, right? Now, when I think of the word SAS or software as a service, Animoto is going to start popping in my head because it’s literally like having a service of a production company, a stock photography consultant, a storyboard are all wrapped up into software. You have the first three items on your menu are business, photography and family. But you also have photography and family.

Design elements - a graphics style manual

Clive on Learning

Create images - don't scavenge : Nothing is more banal or meaningless than a commonly-used instance of stock photography that shows up everywhere. Static equals dull : If a layout is clearly flat and fails to offer a sense of movement or spatial interaction, the viewer's brain is likely to be disinterested. I love crossing into related disciplines and exploring the received wisdom.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers


I did actually catalog it pretty good with photography, so that if I ever did want to come back and make a course about it, that I had the raw materials. Learning is a part of being human and even the way our brains are designed with the mirror neurons behaviors and the way babies copy each other and everything, learning is literally everywhere.

From Martial Arts Business Owner to Health Course Creator to Online Entrepreneur Membership Site Creator With Kevin Geary of Digital Ambition


The ear, the eye, the brain, everything is engaged. The journey from martial arts business owner to health course creator to online entrepreneur membership site creator with Kevin Geary of Digital Ambition in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS.

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


I want to circle back and ask you about, there’s like a disconnect I think that makes some people’s brains explode where on one hand they get the advice. 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. Pedro Cortes: I think a good practice is if you start with a question, because if you start with a question, the brain is kind of forced to answer it.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford


Later on down the line a friend asked if Brendan could help with SEO on his photography website. Like we talked about with the way my brain works. Learn how to grow your email list with an email challenge and SEO course case study with Brendan Hufford from 100 Days of SEO in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Brendan has a lot of experience as a course creator, an SEO professional, and a marketer.

How to Become Congruent With Your Ideal Business and Lifestyle With Success Coach and Equine Alchemist Nafissa Shireen


Chris Badgett: What about the website itself, because you have a great, consistent brand and good photography and all that. The photography, yes, that is my husband who took the pictures. Learn about how to become congruent with your ideal business and lifestyle with success coach and equine alchemist Nafissa Shireen. Nafissa is a success coach, and in this episode of LMScast she breaks down her success stories and the fundamental aspects that lead to success in business.

Cinemagraphs – The Latest Trend in eLearning


Photography styles are as brandable as the fonts and logos used in your course, and they have the power to stick in learners’ brains very easily, both for learning and marketing purposes. In the development of eLearning, we’re always creatively incorporating great technology into our interactive courses, including videos, infographics, and animation. Cinemagraphs are the latest trend to join the multitude of resources at our eLearning fingertips, but what makes them so great?