How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

Due to the “internet of things,” Microsoft Office decided to kill off their Clipart library in December 2014. The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s.

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2

eLearningArt

Learn how to save ClipArt drawings from PowerPoint into the vector EMF format. This is the second lesson on how to create clipart icons in PowerPoint. I have a whole bunch of lessons on clipart, and icons, and recoloring, and animating. Synopsis.

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Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

You can easily recolor ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint if the files are in the EMF format. This video teaches you step-by-step how to ungroup and recolor ClipArt. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and then recolor it in PowerPoint. Synopsis.

Create Your Own ClipArt

eLearningArt

You can easily create your own ClipArt in PowerPoint that can be saved as either PNG or vector (EMF) format. I’ll show you some techniques you can use to quickly create ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint. Click here to download the PowerPoint file I used to create the clipart.

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Ungroup ClipArt and Modify to Create New Images

eLearningArt

Sometimes you don’t quite have the perfect image in ClipArt. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and change it to meet whatever your needs are. Synopsis. Never fear! You can easily ungroup and mix and match shapes to create brand new custom images.

The Good (and Bad) of ELearning

LearnDash

It also beats going through the course slide-by-slide reading bullet points that are accompanied by Clipart. For most people, elearning is seen in a positive light given its vast number of benefits.

What Do You Look For In ELearning?

LearnDash

Seeing a course with Clipart from 1998 is distracting more than anything. Most people have taken an online course at some point in time. Whether it is for academic purposes or for workplace compliance, elearning very much has a presence in our lives.

Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?

LearnDash

Clipart. I was messing around with Articulate Storyline and found myself wondering: are the popular rapid elearning development tools being held captive by the learning industry’s past? Don’t get me wrong, the major players all have very nice and robust offerings.

5 ELearning Trends You Should Know

LearnDash

Everything from the way the courses are presented to the images used within them (remember ClipArt?). Elearning has evolved quite a bit in the past 10 years. What constitutes quality elearning design and delivery is as cyclical as the fashion industry. For example, one year drop-shadows were all the rage and the next it is all about flat design. Trends go beyond the visuals and can also determine how the content is delivered.

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Tips for Creating Better ELearning

LearnDash

Black and white charts with various Clipart images aren’t going to do any favors with regards to attention span. Any instructional designer will tell you that they are always looking for ways to make their elearning more effective.

Innovative Customers in Action

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Another user on the community wrote about the need for cliparts, backgrounds and such media elements people need in course design. According to Tom Kelley, the innovation guru, one of the ten faces of an innovator is that of an anthropologist - someone who really understands what people want, and why. Well, when it comes to software tools, who knows what users want better than the users themselves? We recently discovered this quite serendipitously.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning

Trivantis

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. Clipart photos are tempting because they generally have a small file size, but they also don’t resonate as much as real photos do.

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

eLearningArt

On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. In my opinion, it matters less what style of image (realistic photos, clipart, etc) and more that the themes match throughout your course.

15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Public-Domain-Photos.com : Here, you can find 5,000 free photos and 8,000 cliparts for personal and commercial use. Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? For an instructional designer, getting the right images is a daunting task.

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20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

It’s easy to believe that the default layouts, color palettes, and clipart in your slideware of choice will result in well-designed slide masterpieces. Original Article published on Forbes.com. Written by Mark Fidelman. All rights researved by Mark Fidelman and Forbes.com.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

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

How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Insert pictures & clipart. Access clipart online. A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010.

Are confidentiality concerns holding back the e-learning industry?

From the Coleface

Use of imagery e.g. background full screen photos and the early culling of clipart.

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.

Launch your LMS using these critical tactics

Litmos

Which is situated directly to some irrelevant clipart. Implementing an online learning solution within an organisation can sometimes be a challenging project. You only get one chance, so make it count!

The Importance of Visuals in eLearning

OpenSesame

Clipart should be used sparingly and logically. The world is made up of many different learners. To reach and help as many of these learners succeed as possible you need to be able to mix teaching methods in a logical and dynamic way.

What’s in Your Media Library?

Trivantis

Stock Media: the characters, ClipArt and more to which you have access. Lectora and Lectora Online come with pre-loaded media assets including buttons, characters, Flash Activities and ClipArt. You can find it within the ClipArt folder.

Be a Better eLearning Designer

B Online Learning

Avoid bad imagery such as artificial stock images, blurry images, MS Office 97 clipart. I could probably write a book, not an article, on the things that designers and developers should do naturally when building eLearning, especially using Articulate Storyline.

Five great resources for presenters

Good To Great

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. Does presenting come naturally to you? It definitely doesn’t to me.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

Public Domain Photos 5,000 free photos, 8,000 free cliparts. Free Images Not just another clipart graphic site.

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5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

The Resources library provides you with clipart, symbols, and other shapes. Have you ever wondered why you are unable to remember much from a lecture on compliance training that you attended recently, but remember an animation movie that you watched long ago as a kid?

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Editing Graphics to Draw Attention Tom Kuhlman wrote about not only ungrouping ClipArt elements in PowerPoint to create custom ClipArt, but also about using silhouettes to draw attention and convey meaning. Do you have any tips for sprucing up less-than-stellar stock photos or clipart?

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

Mindflash

No longer should learners need to sit through blocks of mind-numbing text, a multiple choice quiz following each block, with a clipart graphic or two peppered in for variety.With

Basic Golden Rules for Designing Materials

Focus Learning Solutions

Do not use clipart. Rules! Who needs 'em, amirite? I do. I like rules. Life is difficult enough without some guidance about what to do and what not to do. There's a caveat, however. I worked in the dorm snack shop during college.

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

eLearningArt

On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. Back before I started eLearningArt, I worked on a consulting project in a niche industry that had a limited supply of useful stock images.

7 Ways to Increase Learner Engagement at Work

Growth Engineering

So, instead of importing stock images or clipart from a google search – opt instead for artwork which is unique, thought out and branded. It’s pretty much a given that online learning presents some undeniable advantages compared with regular face-to-face training.

Innovation. Maybe.

Jay Cross

Bulbs from Open Clipart. “All human institutions since the dawn of prehistory or earlier had always been designed to prevent change–all of them: family, government, church, army. Change has always been a catastrophic threat to human security.” ” Peter R. Drucker.

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

E-learning Uncovered

The Microsoft clipart gallery, for example, has perfectly acceptable sound effects but I’ve never found a use for their music. Do you use music in your courses? I’ve found time and time again that a little bit of well-placed music can add a surprising amount of polish and – more importantly – set the tone of the overall experience. 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.

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Interactive White Boards for Free

Moodle Journal

I registered for an account and though you do not at this stage get all the fancy clipart and sound clips etc; its still in beta, I was impressed with the functionality. Using Virtual-whiteboard you can include text, images, files and notes, freehand drawing plus some symbols and clipart. I discovered a really promising web based application the other day that was promoted as an interactive whiteboard, not surprisingly it’s called Virtual White Board.