How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

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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.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


Your image should be more than just generic clipart. Take a look at this eye-tracking study to see what types of images attract the most attention. To keep your course looking neat and professional, don’t mix and match clipart and photos. Stop filling space!

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

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When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

How to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning Format


Real images — with people in them — are more professional, current, and are taken more seriously than clipart. Choose mobile learning platforms, like Practi , which also incorporate ways to motivate self-directed learning through gamification options, progress tracking, and asynchronous learner facilitation. Best Practices to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning .

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

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The impact came from timing the verbal and visual elements to a music track that perfectly captured the mood I wanted to create. Searching iStockPhoto for “hero” brought me to a track called Superhero that fit the bill perfectly. You can also use tags to keep track of which projects you’ve already used which tracks for. Not parts as in separate tracks for trumpet, cello, and wind chimes, but segments as in intro, verse, bridge, conclusion, loop, stinger, or jingle.

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The Pivotal Role of Video in Education


In the infancy of this industry it was not uncommon to sit through elearning modules that consisted entirely of Microsoft PowerPoint slides and perhaps some Clipart sprinkled throughout. The learning management system would then track your attendance.