10 Lesser Known Free Or Inexpensive Stock Photo Sites

The eLearning Coach

Many of us must work on projects with small budgets that require free resources. Fortunately, free or inexpensive stock media sites can save the day. Check out descriptions of these ten sites. eLearning Design Graphics

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Free Training: 4 Stages of Growing a Membership Site


Click here for more FREE membership training! Starting a membership site is pretty simple, but those with experience will tell you that it is not easy. If you have never created a membership site before then the task can look quite daunting. Want Even More FREE Training?

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Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

If you can’t afford the popular stock image sites, you might think you’re only option is to take your own photos. In recent years, there has been a huge surge of free stock image sites that offer photos, vector graphics, and even videos!

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Find Free Stock Videos. One of the first questions that comes up is where to get free stock videos. If you’re not comfortable shooting your own stock video, try out some of these free stock videos sites.

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Moodle Site Configuration, Part 2: Settings, Message Outputs, And Repositories

eLearning Industry

This is the second part of a short but concise guide to help you through the configuration of your Moodle site. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Moodle Moodle IdeasThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects.

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A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. Most of the free stock image sites are irrelevant.

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20 video sites

Moodle Journal

I suppose my principle source for this has been YouTube, but I just came across a useful list of 20 sites that provide content, in most cases its free and though with some they do actually include YouTube, I still think its worth tagging, anyway see what you think here's the linkOne media that I am increasing making use of these days is movies.

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12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers

CommLab India

Videvo : This website offers 100% free HD stock footage and motion graphics, which can be downloaded and used in any project. You can find free HD stock videos, b-rolls, and backgrounds here. Shutterstock : You can find more than 5,270,298 of the best royalty-free stock videos here.

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Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

Free Music Archive (FMA) : The FMA is an interactive library of high-quality legal audio downloads, which is run by the WFMU. WFMU is the most renowned free form radio station in America. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

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Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. 100% free but with limited features (if you want those gone you pay for it). 100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). Feel free to marvel. FREE.

How to Find Free E-Learning Courses


Knowing how pricy e-learning development can be , it comes as a nice surprise that there are great quality, free online courses. Is Free Better for You? It is worth noting down, however, that the term free course does not necessarily mean that it is of low quality.

FREE Alternative to GoToMeeting


Better yet, it’s free! So if you haven’t already, head on over to the Big Blue Button site and check out this great, free tool. free online learning training tools

FREE Alternative to Basecamp


If you aren’t interested in paying monthly fees just to have a way to communicate project status with your client, then there is a pretty great FREE alternative to Basecamp you have to check out: Project Panorama. All you need is a WordPress site and you’re good to go.

Free eBook: Moodle Installation Guide

eLearning Industry

Lambda solutions has gathered important knowledge regarding terms to know, the planning process, course creation and management, site configuration, and best practices for the setup. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Moodle Moodle IdeasThough Moodle is extensively known throughout eLearning communities, to be a newcomer in its use is not a bad thing.

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PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Whatever the case, a slide-sharing site can give you the peace of mind of not having to worry about technical snafus while giving you a platform to attract potential viewers. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options. authorSTREAM is a pretty standard choice among slide-sharing sites.

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eFront sites to check out


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation.

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Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

Take an e-Learning Break

The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. SXC was launched in February 2001, as an alternative for expensive stock photography. Check it out: [link

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Let Amazon S3 Do Your Text-to-Speech for Free

Rapid eLearning

Previously we looked at how to create free text-to-speech narration using a free application. Today we’ll look at a free (or inexpensive) way to create your text-to-speech narration that’s just as easy and hardly costs anything, if at all. Free E-Learning Resources.

11 Popular (Free) Plugins Used with LearnDash


Every single WordPress site out there uses plugins, and usually more than one. Some of the plugins are free while others are paid/premium. While it is rare for us to see a plugin that is on every installation with LearnDash, here are some of the more popular free plugins we have seen. Theme My Login – A straightforward option for creating login and registration forms on the front-end of your site. We use it on our demo site.

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FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project


Watching someone who is good with this program is a site to see… hundreds upon hundreds of tasks all aligned perfectly and shooting out automatic notifications, ensuring everyone is on time and on budget. Easy: use the free alternative to Microsoft Project – OpenProj !

The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content


The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content. In the modern world, we have access to a wide-variety of free content. Here is a quick guideline in evaluating the free content available to you, and how to augment your learning program with what you find.


Royalty Free Music for eLearning


Recently a fellow member of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group (14K+ of members) asked " If anyone know of where to find royalty free background music for training? " Download royalty free music! Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.

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eFront - Interesting Blog site

Take an e-Learning Break

Came across a blog site that has lots of good resources including lists for free e-Learning books, photo sites, and storyboard templates. Today's post is the first of a series of posts concerning evaluation in e-Learning and includes links to white papers and information. Check it out: [link

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Even More Free Stock Images for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Apparently, the internet can’t get enough of free stock images as it seems there are new sites popping up every day. Truth be told, many of the sites aren’t very good and most of the images probably don’t have a good context for e-learning design.

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Free Learning

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche had a great post If learning was free that raises questions that need to be continually asked by learning and development around the issues of Free. How differentiated is the content that we produce from all of the Free Learning that's otherwise available?

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FREE Alternative To SurveyMonkey


As most learning professionals know, an effective training initiative needs meaningful measurables, and one of the easiest ways to capture these metrics is by one of the many survey sites available today. However, despite SurveyMonkey's benefits, their free plan is, well, limiting. .

eLearning Tip: The Difference Between Copyright Free and Royalty Free

eLearning Brothers

Royalty Free – The right to use copyrighted material or intellectual property without the need to pay royalties or license fees for each “use” or per volume sold, or some time period of use or sales. Royalty Free. then you would want to find royalty free assets.

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Site Builder on eFrontPro 4.3: A familiar, brand new feature!


In fact, the first of these new versions has just landed, bringing along two great new features: the Site Builder and the Gamification engine. Let’s get site building. The post Site Builder on eFrontPro 4.3:

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Site Meter Removed - Google Analytics Instead

Tony Karrer

As I've reached 500 visitors a day on the site, I've found that SiteMeter didn't really allow for the detail information I wanted. On the other hand, it's tough to beat Google Analytics, especially for the price (free Just a quick note that I've been using SiteMeter and Google Analytics for a while now on my blog. It was nice as a quick hit information source and I'd still recommend say it was good as a starter approach to getting statistics.

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FREE Alternative to SharePoint


Here is a great free resource for those of you who need to store, and share, large files. In some cases you may want to store your files for personal use to free up your diskdrive, while others of you may want to have a centralized place for your team to upload their files.

Dozens of Free Dingbat Fonts for Commercial Use

Rapid eLearning

I reviewed a bunch of the free fonts and tried to sort to the those that are free for commercial use. Also, most of the free font sites have an assortment of these fonts. As always when using free resources, confirm the licensing agreement and provide proper attribution.

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Create Web Pages for Free and Save Them as PDF

Rapid eLearning

Create Free Web Pages. Basically, you put the content into an email, send it to a specified email address (which you can find on their site), and they send you a link back with a web page. Free E-Learning Resources. Check out these articles and free resources in the community.

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Interesting sites

Jay Cross

The sextet shares a few non-learning sites that may interest you. Engadget & Gizmodo - sites that track the latest technology gadgets with a slightly snarky attitude.). The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

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New Feature! Login Using Social Media Sites

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve created a great walk-through for you on our developer’s site (don’t let that scare you, you don’t need to be a developer to do this). The only requirement for the student is that they have to have a account on any of those social media sites in order for it to connect.

eLearning Livestream – Implementing Your eLearning, May 21st, 4 PM EDT

Adobe Captivate

LMS LMS Integration Videos Accessibility Adobe LMS Free webinar implement knowledge LMs integration upload upload project web upload to LMS upload_captivate_project_to_a_web_site videos Webinar website_upload

#C2Xmas Day 3 – Learn Free Magic Tricks

Jane Hart

FREE CARD MAGIC TRICKS. “Card conjuring sleights explained, revealing easy illusion secrets with many free card magician video tutorials. Day 3 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here. Here’s one that might be useful for the holiday period to entertain the family.

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