MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, you've only got one photo you're allowed to use. PowerPoint won’t allow you to adjust the transparency of a photo so you'll need to scrap that plan.   Insert your photo onto your slide (Insert > Pictures). by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, you've only got one photo you're allowed to use. PowerPoint won’t allow you to adjust the transparency of a photo so you'll need to scrap that plan. Here’s how to get from Point A to Point B, including an extra bit to accommodate if your photo has a background you’d like removed.   Insert your photo onto your slide (Insert > Pictures). by AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

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Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos

BrightCarbon

Previously, we’d pretty much exclusively been using iStock for our commercial-use presentation photos. Often in a presentation, when trying to tell a visual story with lots of relevant images, our designers want photos that work well as a sequence.

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Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). Add pan and zoom “Ken Burns” effect. Insert a photo album to your presentation. Go to “Insert” → “Photo Album” → “New Photo Album”.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. and even a photo as this will make. effective meetings.

Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever had a great photo except for that one annoyance in the background? The post Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s Editing Effects photo retouch Snagit 11 spotlight watermark

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Create Depth of Field & Apply Photo Touch ups With Snagit 12 – Part 1

TechSmith Camtasia

When taking photos with a smartphone, it can be difficult to set the depth of field. Snagit can also be used to correct a photo’s color and to bring blurred details into focus with photo touch ups. Need a way to get your photos into Snagit? Apply the Depth of Field Effect.

Is Articulate Storyline 360 a cost-effective tool for eLearning content development?

Swift eLearning Services

So, why Articulate Storyline 360 is a cost effective tool? To develop an effective eLearning course, the ingredients required are Content, Avatar, Images, Audio and Video.… Articulate Storyline 360 is a powerful eLearning tool.

E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners

Rapid eLearning

More Free Stock Photos. I just noticed that one of my favorite free stock photo sites, StartUp Stock Photos , released a bunch more photos. I like their photos because they can be used in a lot of elearning contexts. Download the free stock photos here.

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How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that there are more than enough free stock images available, such as these three earlier posts where I shared 80 free stock photos , 45 free stock photos , and 60 more free stock photos. 7 Ways to Overlay Text & Customize Free Stock Photos.

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Find the Best Stock Photos for Your eLearning Course

GO1

Looking for high quality stock photos for your eLearning course? As we said in that article, the design process plays a major role in how effective and successful your course will be, […]. Tips & Tricks eLearning online course photos

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Give Your Photos Some Artistic Flair with Snagit 11

TechSmith Camtasia

I know there are TONS of really great apps out there that let you add amazing effects to your photos with just one click. However, at times you might enjoy a more hands-on, creative approach to working with your photos.

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Shoot Great Photos and Videos This Holiday Season

OpenSesame

Learn to create home videos everyone will want to watch with tips on editing, using effects and transitions, as well as how to improve sound. Perfect for beginners, this course will help you move away from automatic mode and take manual control to shoot beautiful photos! .

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Create Depth of Field Special Effects With Snagit 12 – Part 2

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, create interesting depth of field background effects while highlighting the photo’s main subject. Note : In the first tutorial in this series, you learned to adjust a photo’s depth of field using Snagit’s Spotlight & Magnify feature.

3 Essential Elements for Evaluating Training Effectiveness

The Learning Dispatch

Here’s guidance on evaluating your workplace training and ensuring training effectiveness. And the way to determine whether your class, course, or program is effective is through evaluation. Evaluating training effectiveness is a complex topic. Is your training working?

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Budget limits. Deadlines.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Obviously, this approach doesn’t work for everyone and taking good photos is an art in itself. However, it is a cost effective approach and with some practice very viable. However, when you get into the office to edit the photo you see that the image is a little out of focus.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range).

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams

Docebo

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into. What makes globalized learning content effective?

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How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 1

Kadenze

Photo by Steve Huntington / Unsplash. In developing what is known as ‘the Kadenze Approach’, our researchers, instructional designers, and teachers have distilled eight effects that an artful approach to creativity will include.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 3

Kadenze

Photo by W / Unsplash. discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Emergence, Coherence, and Artistic Redundancy effects. The Emergence and Coherence Effects. The Artistic Redundancy Effect.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2

Kadenze

Photo by Henrik Dønnestad / Unsplash. s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the fictional-reality effect and the reflection effect. The Fictional-Reality Effect.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4

Kadenze

Photo by Teddy Kelly / Unsplash. discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the Mastery effect. The Mastery Effect. In this final vodcast of the series, Brad Haseman, Executive Vice President of Kadenze, Inc.

Effective Training Visuals—Reduce Realism

OpenSesame

This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The silhouetted human figure, gears, and mangled arm convey this hazard effectively.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster | Main | "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) » February 06, 2008 Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor I have used a lot of online photo editors like fauxto and pixer. I also know about the online version of Photoshop.whatever. For my money, out of the current crop, Picnik nails it. I mean in an Apple sense of this phrase, Picnik just works. Even just from the initial standpoint of not requiring registration to use the site to the reasonable nature of their pricing/premium plans to the usability and (to date) reliability of the functionality.Im sold.good job guys. February 06, 2008 in Cool Tools | Permalink Technorati Tags : photo editing , picnik TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor : Comments 5rygeytre Posted by: salome | March 23, 2009 at 09:56 AM [link] has a neat set of fun photo web tools (filters, effects and templates). Posted by: WHAKd | March 06, 2009 at 01:23 AM Totally agree. I love it and have been really using it a lot. The only issue I have is that when you use the "right-click" send to Picnik feature, it often has to start up the first time and you have to send it again with the image or page you want. Other then that. Love it. Posted by: lkraus | February 06, 2008 at 09:39 AM The comments to this entry are closed. T2 Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) gapingvoid Understanding Comics Quoth he. "The hallmark of revolution is that the goals of the revolutionaries cannot be contained by the institutional structure of the society they live in. As a result, either the revolutionaries are put down, or some of those institutions are transmogrified, replaced, or simply destroyed. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us headings, although you might be better served just following the latest things Ive found here. books futures Web 2.0 and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book. www.kaboodle.com The Digested Digest Categories 9/11 Alienware is So. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder." From the land of Huh? Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0 MASIE Center metadata Mindmapping Mobile Learning Music nature of the universe type stuff Networks Neuro New Learning Models New Tech/Cool Tech Newsletter Open Source podcasting/audioblogging Quote of the Day Quotes Reference Research RSS Search Security Seminal Works Social Social Media Sports Standards The Application Becomes the Platform The Big Question The G Word The Law Things I Never Thought Id See video Virtual Worlds Visualization web conferencing Web/Tech Weblogs Welcome Message Widgets Wikis Working Together Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us where I am linking to all the Lewin stuff I find. If you find something, just tag it with kurt+lewin to add it to the mix. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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#EDENchat How effective is mobile learning?

Learning with e's

British Summer Time when we will engage in a free flowing, question driven discussion on the question ''How effective is mobile learning?'' Photo by Johan Larsson on Wikimedia Commons #EDENchat How effective is mobile learning?

PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring

eLearningArt

PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create my favorite 5 effects when I work with background images: pencil sketch, blur, cutout, photocopy, and also some recolorization effects.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Photo on Flickr by Lars Plougmann. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation.

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10 Do’s and Don’ts for eLearning Visuals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. These include charts, handouts, photos, or even bullet points or lists.

3 Tips for Raising the Quality of Your Training

The Learning Dispatch

To help make it a little easier, here are three tips that can have an outsized effect. More on training quality and effectiveness. Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach — Budget limits.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. If you’ve ever met someone and instantly disliked him because of his wrinkled shirt or unflattering hairstyle, you’ve experienced the Halo Effect.

Wild and Wacky Friday: Just in time for Halloween, photo editing made fun

Take an e-Learning Break

This online photo editing tool has a Touch Up suite! 15 cool effects like Sunless Tan, Airbrush, and Lip Color to guarantee that every picture shows your best side. Goodbye shine, goodbye wrinkles; hello Mascara, Blush, and Highlights! Advanced Tools (Dodging and Burning) keep shadows off faces and make spotty lighting consistent. Check it out: [link] Be sure to pay attending to the loading messages!

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9 Tips to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Custom eLearning Content – Enhancing Corporate Training Success

Obsidian Learning

Photo by Anton Sukhinov on Unsplash. Measuring effectiveness requires action before, during, and after taking a custom eLearning piece. The best content in the world will not be as effective if the user interface is too clumsy or the learners’ bandwidth was too slow to watch the videos.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. Why is the effectiveness of remediation limited?

Effective Corporate Training: Microlearning Is the Key

Designing Digitally

A custom design helps transform a series of slides with information into an effective way for learners to assimilate and retain pertinent information. For instance, use black and white photos throughout the course, or vector illustrations from the same color pallet.