Get started with Photoshop for eLearning design


With just a few quick lessons in Photoshop, I was able to help these colleagues become confident about using this great eLearning design tool. Trust me, Photoshop is actually easy and very cool. If you don’t have Photoshop already, you can download it here and try it free for 30 days.

PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring


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.

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The New Microsoft Surface Tablet and the Rear-view Mirror Effect [Mobile]

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This became known as the rear-view mirror effect. And I saw this effect again yesterday as I watched Microsoft unveiled their upcoming Tablet called Surface. In fact I think Microsoft’s latest move epitomizes what Mr. McLuhan meant by the rear-view mirror effect.

Have fun with. While loop

Adobe Captivate

A decision block of type ‘While’ is totally new in version 2017. One exception: the color shift in the Characters was achieved using roundtripping with Photoshop. Effects – Characters. Two custom motion effects were created for the climbing girl.

Have fun with. While loop

Adobe Captivate

A decision block of type ‘While’ is totally new in version 2017. One exception: the color shift in the Characters was achieved using roundtripping with Photoshop. Effects – Characters. Two custom motion effects were created for the climbing girl.

FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator


Anyone who is serious about making effective, stimulating visuals in their learning content knows the importance of incorporating professional quality images, graphs, and diagrams. Many people prefer to use Adobe Photoshop , but another favorite in the Adobe suite is Illustrator.

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide


Don’t get me wrong, powerpoints and word docs have the capacity to be moving, entertaining, and effective, but it’s unrealistic to think your learners can maximize their experience and retention with the limited interactivity that they have to offer.

Software Courses Sell Really Well


Head on over to (or a similar site) and you will find that the most popular programs are often around software like Microsoft Office Suite or Adobe Photoshop. Creating effective training around software requires a lot of work but the rewards are second to none.

Skyrocket Your Course Clicks & Completions With Compelling Titles


To see this in action, let’s use an example of a software company teaching it’s marketing team basic Photoshop. From this short descriptor, we can pick out a few keywords – Photoshop and social media. Boost Social Engagement with Basic Photoshop.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Some also assume that in order to make basic changes to an image, they need to buy expensive software with a long learning curve such as Photoshop. However, newer versions add more abilities and previously hard-to-find options are more prominent. By Joseph Suarez.

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How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

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That might prove to be penny wise and pound foolish, if the learning requirement demands a more efficient and effective solution. Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts.

Affinity Designer, and Bezier: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Basically, it’s Adobe Illustrator only if you were also able to do the very core features (drawing, textures, make selections, adjustment effects, etc) of Photoshop on top of vector illustrations all within the same program.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


Photoshop is, of course, the undisputed king for this kind of work, but it might not be your best choice for several reasons. Deciding to embrace eLearning for your employee training has become a no-brainer nowadays.

Keep Yourself Organized: Create a Folder/File Structure that Works for You

Adobe Captivate

Given the number of graphics in a course, audio narration files, video segments, and assets created in other programs such as Adobe Photoshop or Camtasia Studio to support your Captivate course, you can easily have hundreds of assets with different file extensions, even for a moderately sized course.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

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Creating an effective learning environment using technology. You’ll then learn more about the best practices and tools needed to create effective employee development programs. There are filters and features in Photoshop that a lot of elearning professionals don’t know about.

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Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

These have been my reference manuals while learning new versions of Captivate. You don’t need to be a pro at Photoshop, but you need to know how to crop images and do some basic editing.

The Tools I Use

Adobe Captivate

I think it’s obvious that I use Adobe Captivate and almost always have the latest version. I do also keep the previous version installed on my main system. I know that Adobe would prefer me to tell you to buy the subscription version but I always feel more comfortable knowing that regardless of what my current situation is, I can continue to run my Copy of Captivate indefinitely. I relied on those apps for years after upgrading to newer versions of Captivate.

How to Reduce the File Size of your eLearning Images


The secondary effect of image compression is actually more important. The best way to resize an image is with Photoshop. Lossy compression , on the other hand, leaves you with a version of the image that is slightly simplified.

Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer

TechSmith Camtasia

If you use Photoshop to create mobile mockups, then the Teehan+Lax templates are likely something youve already heard of. In many ways, it is replacing my usage of Photoshop. So, youre not quite ready to leave Photoshop behind? The first version is rarely the right one.

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Mobile Design: Painless Pixel Perfection

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These named folders will save out both normal and retina versions. However, it’s important to note that when working with gigantic PSD files such as these, Photoshop can start to get pretty bogged down and slow.

Adobe among software companies rolling out updates


CIO Today recently reported on the updates coming in the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which is already available for users to download. Employees around the globe will doubtless be taking on these latest versions of the Adobe solutions.

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


S3 and Cloudfront are not that easy to work with, compared to Rackspace’s Cloud Files solution, but they are much more flexible and cost-effective. Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop and more. Software directories can be an effective way to promote your products.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

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Design effects. Because it is Adobe – the same folks who came up with Photoshop a long time ago, who brought us Premiere – a long time ago and who bought Macromedia – again, a long time ago. They offer two versions, but this is in reference to the paid version.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Captivate Version Import Photoshop layers. Add effects and motion paths. Save your own effects combinations. Timing – gives you access to precise timing options, Effects and Transitions. Compatible with Photoshop.

Meet Vesone Dean , 2012 ScreenChamp Audience Choice Winner

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Evanced Solutions , the company Vesone works for, was about to launch a new version of one of their software solutions. For software he used Camtasia Studio , Adobe After Effects , Audition , Photoshop and Illustrator.

Insights from a presentation designer: Q&A with Julie Terberg


Occasionally, the slides needed enhancement using film techniques, as many effects were not yet possible using software. Even though this beast had fewer features than the first version of Photoshop, clients were thrilled with the concepts that we helped them design and take away on paper.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is the go-to tool for many artists and designers. Photoshop is a tool for advanced users with a simple interface that new users can easily find tutorials on how to use it.

Illustration vs photography for elearning

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Palaeolithic humans clearly understood how to use illustration to present information effectively. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning.

5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Aviary Phoenix is a more robust application and close to something like Photoshop with the layering and more complex editing capabilities. I like some of the pencil drawing effects and it can output to Flickr and Picasa. In a previous post, we looked at five free desktop image editors.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

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Since he did not pay up for the premium version, he will not have access to the course beyond Week 3 and with that goes another attempt to keep himself updated in his domain. For example, in order to create graphics, you will need tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and so on.

MiniMoo cards coming in 10 days

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I used a photoshop tutorial to learn how to make a comic book version of my face. Making the sunglasses fully transparent was an accident but I loved the effect. ME4MOO Originally uploaded by Brent Schlenker. The website was just too cool to pass up.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. Strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team effectiveness. " Wood, summer, carbon " by Philipp T.

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success


DOWNLOAD THE EBOOK VERSION. The most effective way to get your colleagues on board is to explain the benefits. The next is effective communication to the wider organization. This approach is effective for other types of courses too. Download the eBook Version.

The 12 Best Free eLearning Tools and How To Use Them to Improve Your Corporate Training


It’s an incredibly effective way to pass along information to your workforce, and makes the training process easier for the heads of departments, as they don’t have to spend their time training each new group of employees. GIMP is essentially the free version of Adobe’s Photoshop. Whenever you hire new employees, it’s important that you get them up to speed as quickly as possible, without sacrificing the quality of their learning.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game


Gignac, a modern-day version of Mad Men’s Don Draper, knows what freelancers must learn to get more clients and money. insert dramatic music effect*. To help you develop into the best version of your professional self, we’ve put together a list of the best 8 online courses.