10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning

eLearningMind

The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. What may work for an anonymous website doesn’t have the same impact when you’re trying to get learners to sit up and pay attention. Learners can sense stock photography from a mile away.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Jean is the founder of Design Theory, an agency built to help business owners with professional photography and digital strategy. Chris shares how when he finds a great looking website, their use of too much stock photography can kill the brand and the great design elements in other areas of the website.

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How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

Learn how to build a beautifully designed training based membership website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. She has made a big impact helping other designers build careers and offer valuable products and services.

How You Can Build WordPress LMS Websites as a Service with WaaS Entrepreneur Michael Short

LifterLMS

Learn about how you can build WordPress LMS websites as a service with WaaS entrepreneur Michael Short in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Michael’s products are focused around somewhat of an offshoot of SaaS called WaaS, meaning Website as a Service. WordPress.com is a great example of a WaaS service where you can pay a monthly fee for a website you can start from a template or build out yourself.

Helping People Launch WordPress Membership Sites with Andriy Haydash

LifterLMS

Helping people launch WordPress membership sites with Andriy Haydash is the topic of this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Andriy is a WordPress consultant specializing in membership websites, online courses, and learning management systems.

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How to Get More Website Traffic and Conversions through Better Messaging, Positioning, Landing Page Optimization, Multi Channel Marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés

LifterLMS

We dive into how to get more website traffic and conversions through better messaging, positioning, landing page optimization, multi channel marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés in this LMScast episode hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Understanding the fundamental difference between your homepage and a landing page on your website is important for how you structure your messaging. Your homepage is the general page many people will hit if they go to your website itself.

Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. Check out the eLearning Art website and view this one minute youtube video to see an example. (I Tags: photography scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios?

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100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

I hope you find something to help you do whatever you’re doing at least a little bit better. Site Palette – A browser extension that extracts the color scheme from a website. Video Kit – Curated resources to help you create and market videos. Chart Chooser by @juiceanalytics – This free, online tool helps you identify the right chart based on what you are trying to show, and then lets you download the Excel or #PowerPoint version of that chart to help you get your job done.

25 Most Popular Quiz Categories and Quizzes

ProProfs

Car quizzes can help you learn about a certain segment of customers who’d be interested in your product. For instance, the quizzes listed below will help you check your blogging skills and also let you know if your skills need some polishing. . Career quizzes can help you decide what career you want to pursue, what internship to pursue, help you explore careers, and more. Here are some social media quizzes that’ll help you test your social media knowledge.

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Shutterstock vs. iStock for presentation photos

BrightCarbon

Read to the end to discover where we find our favourite free stock photography too! A few years ago, we were waxing lyrical about how Shutterstock lab’s Spectrum feature helped us find images in certain colours. This feature is helpful as it can help you fit images to brand guidelines or a design scheme. In many ways the image selection these two stock photography sites offer is similar. What stock imagery websites are your favourites?

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The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

Treating these free PowerPoint templates as building blocks, rather than finished masterpieces will help you create something more customised to your needs. Slidesgo also has some lovely photography-heavy free PowerPoint templates. An effective presentation uses photography intentionally to tell a story, not just to make slides look pretty. They also have a bunch of great free design resources on their website: these are perfect for creating a stylish PowerPoint presentation.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. She enjoys hiking, scuba diving and nature photography. Please visit her website at barbsmithdesign.com for more info. If you are new to all this, start with a simple 3 page website that has a home page, an about me page, and a contact page.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. She enjoys hiking, scuba diving and nature photography. Please visit her website at barbsmithdesign.com for more info. If you are new to all this, start with a simple 3 page website that has a home page, an about me page, and a contact page. Listen to Podcast: [link].

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020

learnWorlds

The graphic presents an interesting pattern and helps to identify which are the most popular languages out there. d) Photography. Photography offers the potential to see the world through a different lens, literally and metaphorically.

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How to Start an Online School: Step-by-Step Guide (for 2020)

learnWorlds

Step 1: Your School’s Branding and Website. Consider this article as a checklist for building your online school, and go through the following steps to help you out. Step 1: Your School’s Branding and Website. First off, start building a website that will host your online school. A landing page is the first page your website visitors will ‘land on’, so it makes sense to begin from there. Completing the look of your website.

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Four-Eyes Forever! Introducing the New Degreed Brand

Degreed

Along with our logo, wordmark, and colors, we’re changing our typeface and brand imagery like photography, illustration, and patterns. We’ll also be rolling out a refreshed website, social channels, videos, and much more in the coming weeks and months. Our goal is—and always will be—to help you reach yours. Degreed turned eight years old last month, which is practically ancient in internet years.

8 LearnDash Plugins To Make Student Management Easier

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

See that little ticker in the corner of your LearnDash website going up? I can help you avoid this nightmare by sharing some secrets of managing students more efficiently on your LearnDash website so that you can take complete advantage of the existing opportunities.

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Community Engagement, COVID-19 and Big hART – the promises we must keep

Kadenze

This is what Big hART provides – engagement, self-expression through music, video, photography, animation, dance, an expression of their story, building agency, visibility and safety. Mostly, we need to remain in contact with young people helping to ensure their safety. To help meet this need, comes a transformative online educational portal called NEO-Learning. Worksheets help apply these characters and their adventures across the curriculum.

Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

Spark was developed to help people with no design expertise create social graphics, web pages, and short videos with impact. Spark Page allows you to create image-rich web pages, and Spark Video helps you make professional looking and sounding short videos.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

but I am sick and tired of seeing eLearning courses that use irrelevant stock photography - it's no wonder that we repeatedly hear learners saying "eLearning is so boring and ugly". (I One of the real challenges in starting a business is in identifying your weaknesses and rather than trying to be an expert at everything, recognise when you need to let go and ask for help. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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10 best sites like Udemy

Pinlearn

Udemy is a glorious website whose notability is often spoken about. However, the reviews section helps the users to take more information before signing up to any courses. I do not think many websites other than a few elite ones, that are very good themselves with the listing, organizing, scheduling of new courses, are in the same class as Udemy in this aspect. Features : The courses help to improve the real skills of professionals for applying in the workplace.

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How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]

learnWorlds

While practicing your script, remember: Be yourself : it’s important that you come out as natural to help students relate to you. Pro tip : if you want to help your video viewers understand what it’s been said in the video, you can create a keynote guide and position it below the video for them to follow. While you are at it, make sure to choose a good microphone and any of the following video creation and editing tools amongst many others to help you out: Camtasia.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Interest-based groups can be websites, discussion forums, social networking sites or any online place where educators can connect with other individuals around a shared interest. Educators typically use PLN tools to ask for help, feedback, and ideas.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). Google Reader ) collect information from various websites in one area. Interest-based groups can be websites, discussion forums, social networking sites or any online place where educators can connect with other individuals around a shared interest. Educators typically use PLN tools to ask for help, feedback, and ideas.

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic

learnWorlds

When these three parameters are married together they can help create something unique. Taking these three factors in mind can help you map out your thoughts and ideas into something that works for you and a specific group of people that are going to be your students. Judging from your own personal experience, what helped you cope through a difficult time of your life? If this lesson can be used to help others overcome the same problem you can design an online course for it.

Taxonomy Tips for Video Strategy

KZO Innovations

How can your brand organize all of its content assets – photography, text, graphics and video – for maximum benefit? When it comes to content management, creating familial, hierarchical relationships can help to classify online video content and improve searchablility, ultimately contributing to the bottom line. In a word: taxonomy.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

There are a variety of websites solely dedicated to helping train beginners and helping veteran workers attain more skills to keep up at a fast-paced, technology-based business. Such sites help designers, developers, and others get up to speed – instructors can upload their video tutorials for example, making courses available to anyone, anytime, to stream.

5 Tips for Better Screen Captures

TechSmith Camtasia

They can be extremely helpful when you need to show something that would otherwise be difficult to explain in words. Panoramic photography captures long, horizontal fields of view. Above is an example that I put together to demonstrate how to correctly save images for our website. Screenshots (also known as screen captures) let you capture exactly what you’re seeing on your screen to share with others or to reference later.

7 Best Places To Promote Your Explainer Video

mysimpleshow

The reach of your explainer videos doesn’t have to be limited to your website or landing page, especially if you are engaging your audience through video storytelling. It helps them make purchase decisions with reviews, tips and tutorials. With YouTube, you can upload videos, embed in your website and share with the world. If your target audience are people interested in design, photography, art, fashion and the like, Tumblr should be a no brainer.

Curation 101

From the Coleface

I chose learning basic Photoshop for photographers (a close to home example as my wife will soon be embarking on this learning journey as part of teaching photography). In the same way as for instructional designers, being fresh to the subject helps you address questions that typical learners would have. I find it helpful as a learner to know why I should invest my time in a resource and part of the curator’s role is to add value to the content.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

In fact, incorporating digital solutions can be of great help to keep the members of a society engaged. By automating the process, you can lead the members to the association’s website, where you can post other engaging content to capture the member’s interest. This will help you send out tailored content. This will help you to not only engage with your current members but also attract new members on social media sites.

How Skillshare is Changing the Face of Design and Lifestyle Courses in the World

Pinlearn

Entrepreneurship, creative arts, design, photography, technology, culinary and business are just some of them. Here’s what you need to do before donning your entrepreneurial hat: Decide on what skills you would like to feature on your website. Don’t worry about the technology here; Pinlearn can help you with both. You could also introduce an advertising space on your website to lure advertisers by way of volumes.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

It may also include common background pictures such as a brand logo, graphics and photography. Author : Jamie Garroch ' Date : 08APR2019 ' Website : [link] ' - Sub RestoreDefaultLayouts() With ActivePresentation.Slides.Add(.Count PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey.

Spotlight on.SHEVA

Edume

This type of initiative allows us to empower them and put technological tools at their disposal, in order to help them and their families have a better future.” Courses covering; Beginner and Advanced Introduction to Smartphones, WhatsApp for business, Duolingo for working Internationally, as well as Canva and YouTube to help innovate products. For our initial courses, we took inspiration from GSMA Connect Society MISTT toolkit, it was really helpful content to get us started!

The Power of Simplicity

eFront

Imagine opening a website looking for something specific, when all at once banners and pop-up ads start flashing at you, graphics are whirling, sounds exploding, text is blinking. These should not be vector graphics on one screen and full-blown art photography on the next. To ease the learners’ experience, course designers should place buttons (save, proceed, help, etc.) The systematic use of a unified system of markers should help along, not additionally confuse.