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.

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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Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

A picture is worth a thousand words. What pictures are you using in your course ? If you have software tools that let you edit your photos and carefully plan your diagrams, fantastic! Resize a photo. Crop a photo. Click your picture, then the crop button.

Profile Photo

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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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. picture of the costs of. and even a photo as this will make.

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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Picture Books

The Learning Circuits

However, the real point of the post is the way Crammer and Wasiak's book is designed -- pictures fill up the pages just as much as the text, if not more. While I like a good picture to help understand or reinforce the text, it seems that Change the Way You See Everything goes beyond this.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Going to a stock image site and looking for just the right pictures can be very time-consuming and a drain on your limited resources. Obviously, this approach doesn’t work for everyone and taking good photos is an art in itself. He had room for something like 5000 photos.

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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).

Storytelling, Communication through Pictures - Dialoogle

Vignettes Learning

At the Organizational Storytelling Conference, Washington DC, April 16-18, 2009, I noticed how wonderful Dialoogle used photos to help people to communicate with each other. I met Jacob and Pernille and they are very effective workshop facilitators.

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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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.

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.

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. Do use words and pictures together.

PowerPoint artistic effects – add visual interest and contrast

eLearningArt

PowerPoint artistic effects are a powerful tool to create contrast and add visual interest. In this tutorial, I show you several of my favorite effects, and combinations of effects, with step-by instructions. So that can be a really useful effect. This is a cutout 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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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?

The Effect of Cat Videos on Work

Everwise

If we want to better understand the effects the Internet may have on us as individuals and on society, then researchers can’t ignore Internet cats anymore.”. The post The Effect of Cat Videos on Work appeared first on Everwise.

How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)

TechSmith Camtasia

Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive. Why would you ever want to use a green screen effect in your video? Instead of putting each visual element in its own frame (a la picture-in-picture), green screen lets you blend them seamlessly.

Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. SMES get married to the content and often lose sight of the bigger picture. Put the labels right on the picture.

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PowerPoint & eLearning: Create Your Own Characters

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Start with a photo. Here are some options: Use your own photo. In this case, you'll be using the photo to create an illustration so it doesn't even need to be particularly high quality photo. Look at the photo as if it is comprised of layers.

Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations

BrightCarbon

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, right? So, if you’re looking for new ways to enhance your presentations, why not start with the pictures? Cropping helps bring focus to the relevant part of the picture and can also help develop a style or theme in your deck.

8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Honey I Shrunk the Picture. It helps even out your picture and ensures you’re providing a balanced image. Pictures of people provide the most power! When you insert a picture of a person we automatically gravitate to the face. Transitions are a great effect in PowerPoint.

Tips for Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

It’s a narrative about cause and effect. Retold for instructional designers on focusing on the big picture and business impact rather than getting lost in the details of “order taking” for developing courses. A: Full bleed photos are good when you can.

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2 New Games You HAVE to See

eLearning Brothers

All pictures, videos, and questions are customizable. We created an eLearning Brothers themed example using a photo of this wall in our office. . Do you like games? Do you want to make fun eLearning content that reinforces knowledge and gives your learners practice opportunities?

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eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The good news is that you don't have to be a seasoned designer to produce beautiful and effective presentations. If you find the selection isn't enough to suit your needs, try looking online for stock photos. A useful list of stock photo sites can be found  here.

Snapchat, Millennials, and the Micro Revolution

Grovo

When it exploded onto the scene in 2012, pearl-clutching journalists assumed one use for an app that let its mostly-young users take self-deleting pictures. Micro content—especially photos and videos that delete themselves—frees users from the need to overanalyze what they’re posting.

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Learn a New Skill: Create Engaging Visual Content with Canva

OpenSesame

We all know a picture is worth a thousand words, but when it comes to social media, visual content might be worth even more. Research consistently shows posts to social networks are more effective when images are included. When I’m creating images, I try to use photos I have taken. .

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Maintaining the Cool Factor in E-Learning—Without Blowing Your Budget

ATD Learning Technologies

Fortunately, there are ways to save money and still deliver effective, high-quality e-learning. Don’t cut corners on getting the content right and having effective instructional design. The most cost-effective option, however, is to use internal talent for audio.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Another way to draw attention to specific areas of graphics is to add a cartoon effect to parts of the image. Check outhow I've altered the images below using the free Cartoon (and Grayscale) effect from fotoflexer.com. by AJ George.

3 FREE Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop

LearnDash

Not all of us in instructional design can whip up a professionally altered photo in Photoshop. Try these 3 FREE alternatives instead! Personally I find Photoshop tool rather confusing (I know I'm not the only one), so I more often than not use one of these tools to get the job done 10x faster.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  Last week  I showed you how to animate a picture in PowerPoint so that it came in as a puzzle, piece by piece.    Click the more arrow on the last animation effect and choose  Timing.