How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning

Trivantis

We’ve all seen e-Learning that features endless stock photos of people in business environments, sitting at desks but not actually doing anything related to the job your learners are training for. Take the time to create your own images if your budget allows, or really search through stock photo sites to find the best image. For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog. Stop filling space!

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Mike Taylor

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5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The answer might be that you need illustrated diagrams or a custom photo shoot. Here is what I file in each of the folders: Source Graphics: Original photos and images that will be modified for final use, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator files. Assets: These are the client assets, such as marketing photos, logos, color palettes, and so forth. Reducing the dimensions to reduce the size of the file. Stock Photo Downloads.

Optimizing Graphics for eLearning

SmartBuilder

Have you ever thought about how graphics’ file sizes impact elearning courses? Warning: Images you download from your company network or from stock image sites are not optimized for elearning. As an author, you’ll work faster with smaller files: objects move smoother, regenerate quickly, save faster. Photo of work environment. Photo of narrator. Resizing significantly reduces the file size. Their final size is 100 x 100 pixels.

10 Course Authoring Software in 2022

Ed App

Slide-based courses that include photos, movies, and quizzes are all possible. To share editable content, it has an asset manager where you can also find millions of royalty-free stock images that you can use for your lessons. .

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

Group images, video, and audio files and text for use in constructing your eLearning course. Watch out for file size limitations, an extremely annoying shortcoming in some eLearning tools. These force you to edit your content (audio and video) into a smaller size, thereby robbing its meaning altogether! And there is nothing worse than non-functional audio and video files during the training session. The key is to avoid using stock images and animations.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material

eFront

The internet is not an stock image library. If you can’t afford to hire a professional photographer or illustrator to create original artwork for your content, then the second best option is to buy stock art and pictures from a image stock service such as istockphoto.com. An even cheaper option is clip-art and photo packs that contain thousands of photos on various topics (e.g File size also matters.

How to Make Animated Gifs from Video

Rapid eLearning

Just run the.EXE file. Animated.gifs can become very large files. The more visual information on the screen, the larger the file size. And if the file is too large, it’ll take too long to download and ruin the effect and experience. The key is not to have a massive file. The more you record, the larger the file. I usually do a basic edit and then save the file to see how large it is.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

To add videos to your lessons, all you have to do is to drag and drop the video file into the upload box or select it from your computer. While they have a free plan, the assets will include watermarks and you’ll only have a file size upload limit of 2 GB.