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.

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Tony Karrer

My guess is that about 25% of the people I run into do not have a profile photo. I'm writing this post to encourage you to: Spend a little bit of time to create a reasonable profile photo Attach it to every online profile when you create it And when I say every, I mean every – don't join that new Ning group without attaching your photo. It doesn't take a lot to add a profile photo, and it's fairly significant.

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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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?

How to create effective online training courses on a budget

Your Training Edge

Thus, it becomes very crucial for any online training service provider to develop strategies to develop appealing eLearning courses quickly and cost effectively. to create new content quickly and cost effectively. Grab Attention using Stock Photos.

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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 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.

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 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.

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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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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#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?

Make Employee Training Effective With These Online Quiz Maker Hacks

ProProfs

In today’s hyper-competitive world, there is a need to place utmost importance on an Effective Employee Training Program that would enhance worker performance and provide better bottom lines.

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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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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.

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.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Photo courtesy of Verizon Wireless. This will will start off with a guest post form Jenni Birch who writes about apps, computer art, music and the latest developments in technology. Thanks Jenni for agreeing to post some of your thoughts on mobile tech and learning.

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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.

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

Mark Oehlert

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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.

Measuring training effectiveness — the Kirkpatrick model

Matrix

Of course learning itself is never really over but a training cycle is deemed complete once its effectiveness has been evaluated and plans for the next steps on the learning path have been drawn. Photo source.

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.

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.

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?

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?