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. Add animated effects to icons.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

This tutorial does not give step-by-step instructions on using each of the effects in PowerPoint 2007 / 2010. Click the thumbnail images to see the larger version. From the Effects gallery, choose a border. (I Add a Glow Effect to the Border in a Coordinating Color.

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.

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

E-learning Uncovered

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! Sound effects bear a mention here, as well… Need I say more than “Remember the early days of PowerPoint”? A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. The Microsoft clipart gallery, for example, has perfectly acceptable sound effects but I’ve never found a use for their music.

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