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Goldmine for Stock Photos

LearnDash

At most, all that is needed is a free account. Trouble is, these image warehouses often only have a handful of good pictures while the real good ones are littered with watermarks until purchased. Getty Images are now FREE. elearning free training tools

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Updated – Multimedia Resources For Your eLearning Projects

Adobe Captivate

I’ve also experienced this when working in an organisation also had similar expectations but no budget for stock photography, background music, or video. Music can be a challenge, but many sites offer free music under a creative commons license.

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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. Why not create your own stock images? Use the best quality settings you can to get the best image quality.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - Bigfoto.com offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. FreeDigitalPhotos.net has over 2000 free images that you can use in commercial and noncommercial work. Fotogenika.net has photos for free download for personal, educational, and nonprofit use.

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Think You Need a Big Budget to Design Quality eLearning? Think Again!

OpenSesame

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Rocky Horror Picture Show. Tom Kuhlmann mentions in his free ebook, " The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid e-Learning Pro ," that the best thing you can do in elearning (and in life in general) is to "under-promise and over-deliver.".

10 Do’s and Don’ts for eLearning Visuals

DigitalChalk eLearning

These are 10 Do’s and Don’ts for choosing eLearning visuals , beginning with the quality. Do find quality images. Rather than looking unprofessional or distracting your students, either use quality images or none at all. Do use words and pictures together.

15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Pixabay : You can find over 360,000 free, high-quality images, vector graphics, and art illustrations, which can be used without attribution, in your digital and printed works, including commercial applications. net : You can download free and premium stock photos and illustrations.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In Parts 1-3 of this Graphics series we've covered the different learning benefits of dynamic and static images as well as some free image resources. So you've picked what kind of image you want to use and you've found them for free online. by AJ George.

Faster, Better and more Powerful Media Library

learnWorlds

With this media library, you will be able to upload and manage your pictures much faster than before. Quick Access to Free Stock Images. Remember when you were looking at websites to find free stock images to use in your landing pages? Start free trial.

eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you find the selection isn't enough to suit your needs, try looking online for stock photos. There are many free sites, but keep in mind that to save time and frustration (and improve on the selection and quality) you might want to set aside a budget to pay for images.

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.

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. For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog.

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Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study

G-Cube

The values of the organization were and a separate video was created for each of the values with images and scenarios that paint a familiar picture to the learners. Instead of using stock photographs, actual people were photographed in animated poses and faces of the characters were created.

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. Professional-quality image capture used to require an expensive camera and equipment, but there are less costly options these days. The company wants you to keep costs down.

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How to Convert an E-Learning Course into a PowerPoint File

Rapid eLearning

As you can see in the image below, you have a number of resolution and quality settings. It’s an easy process and the software is free. At that point, you can review the pictures and make edits. Free E-Learning Resources.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics. We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos.

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PowerPoint Presentations: The Right to Bear Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you find the selection isn't enough to suit your needs, try looking online for stock photos. There are many free sites, but keep in mind that to save time and frustration (and improve on the selection and quality) you might want to set aside a budget to pay for images.

How to Energize Your eLearning with Cutout People Images

eLearning Brothers

All images come with a transparency mask so you can put a character in front of any picture or background and preserve the silhouette flow. eLearning stock photos, cartoons, PowerPoint scenarios and sample sounds) will be available all at once! And yes, it’s 100% free.

How to Use eLearning Characters in Intro Screens

eLearningArt

In a previous post, I talked about 10 ways to use characters in your eLearning courses and also gave away 100 free character images. It sets the tone for the quality and topic of your course. Ask yourself: “Can my audience picture this character as one of their coworkers?”.

9 Tips for a Successful eLearning Photoshoot

Leo Learning

When it comes to photographic content, there are a couple of viable options: source stock images. If hiring a third party is out of your budget and stock photos aren’t unique enough or offer a scenario series for the course of interest, the in-house route is the best way to go.

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation

Litmos

Sometimes we write it out in text, and support the ideas with images and pictures as well. Stock Photo Subscriptions. Up your image game significantly by applying stock photos to all of your work. There are a few places to find free stock images but I recommend shutterstock.

How to Create Engaging Images for your eLearning Courses

LearnUpon

come first and only then do images come into the picture. Whether you’re using stock or dipping your toe into design, it’s smart to build a repertoire of image tools and resources. Stock Images. Big Stock Photo. If not, take stock of the resources you have.

Making a Good First Impression With Your eLearning Course

OpenSesame

Choose your thumbnail picture wisely. Consumers often look at your course picture before even reading the description, making it a surprisingly important aspect to selling your course. Pixelated photos, company logos that are irrelevant to the course matter, overused stock photos - all things to avoid when selecting your photo. High-quality thumbnails will not only help appeal to consumers, but also make your course stand out from the rest.

3 Easy Ways to Create Silhouette Characters

Rapid eLearning

Budgets are tight and stock photos cost money. Because of this you end up using the same stock photos over and over again. The stock characters are treated like a team of improv performers. Stock photos also raise the issue of representing diversity.

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The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

There are however several alternatives that are (almost) just as capable, including Apple’s Numbers for OS X ($9.99), Google’s web-based Sheets (free), and the Calc spreadsheet that’s part of the open source Apache OpenOffice suite. Stock service.

Presentation design principles for better PowerPoint design

BrightCarbon

We’ll get more into the visual storytelling aspect of this later, so for now, just think about the quality of your images. All of these come from one of my favourite free stock photo sites, Unsplash , which gives you royalty free images for commercial use, and they’re all beautiful.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I also included some free downloads that you can use in your own slideshows, such as the stock music I used, as well as some templates to help you with your own slideshows. Improve image quality. Note: You can download our free template here. Advanced Tip 4: Image Quality.

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Instructional Design Tip: How to Simplify Instruction

Rapid eLearning

I find that one major challenge for adult learners is the unease that comes from not understanding the appropriate context and how the learning fits into the bigger picture. ” This gave us quality control over how the content was delivered. Free E-Learning Resources.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Instead of putting each visual element in its own frame (a la picture-in-picture), green screen lets you blend them seamlessly. For software, of course we're biased toward Camtasia for Mac , which you can download and use free for 30 days (it's $99 to buy).

7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

You don’t need to be a graphics artist, but you should know the difference between a bitmap and vector image because they play a role in the quality of what you see on the screen. You can do a search online for “CRAP design” and find all sorts of free help.

12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good

LearnUpon

They have lots of invaluable features as well as access to templates, image tools, and stock. Pexels is a site that has thousands of amazing free stock images available for you to download. You can create straightforward diagrams that clarify your content so that learners get a clear picture of the message you’re trying to convey. Resizing images can often lead to the quality being impacted. It’s fuss-free, easy to use and excellent for your speedy design needs.

5 PowerPoint Design Tips That Wow!

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve all heard the phrase “ a picture is worth a thousand words. They are more than a simple picture of a person or place. Big Stock Photo , iStockphoto , and Shutterstock are three great resources, full of quality images!

How to Make Animated Gifs from Video

Rapid eLearning

Some people asked how I created the animated.gifs similar to the ones I gave away for free in this recent blog post. Screen2Gif is free and you don’t need to install it. Solid backgrounds are good because you don’t get that blocky color striping that you get with pictures.

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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. Assuming your company culture allows for a little bit of informality when it comes to training initiatives, here are a few ways to cut down on development costs without negatively affecting the quality and effectiveness of e-learning deliverables. Professional-quality image capture used to require an expensive camera and equipment, but there are less costly options these days.

5 Ways To Brand Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

The best images are usually candid pictures that are relatable , such as a customer service associate helping a customer. For example, including pictures of the work equipment or machinery that is used on a daily basis.