eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah–eLearning Brothers today announced that it has acquired privately held eLearningImages.com , an online library of eLearning images that focuses on people-images in the eLearning space. The purchase adds images to the retail, business, professional services, medical and industrial lines. The post eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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Placeholder Images: Do They Help or Hurt in an eLearning Storyboard?

Association eLearning

The content was there, but they couldn’t picture how it was going to fit together. It would be great if final images could be used during the storyboarding phase, but that’s rarely possible. Placeholder images help people visualize what a course is supposed to look like and how it’s laid out. Placeholder Images Can Accidentally. At the same time, a complete lack of reference images has a couple of significant drawbacks. Lack of Placeholder Images Can.


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The Role of eLearning Images in Visual Learning

eLearning Brothers

eLearning images are an oft overlooked component of a good course. It hearkens to that old saying, “A picture is worth 1,000 words.” An image anchors a concept in a way that words often can’t. While text forces you to create an image in your brain from scratch, introducing a picture gives us a jumping-off point, showing us a tangible concept which can be instantly grasped and further explored through text or audio.

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Illustrated People Pictures

eLearning Brothers

These images are for sale on our eLearning Templates site. Here are some samples: eLearning People Pictures Products/Reviews illustrated peopleNeed some illustrated people for your next training course? We have just released packs of characters with transparent backgrounds. Just insert them into your course and you’re ready to go. Each pack includes: 45 poses.png files with transparent, cutout backgrounds. Dimensions: 1200×700 (may vary slightly).

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

accurately describe images on first sight. Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. image of their workspace. If you want to make your images and blocks of texts.

Unravelling PowerPoint picture size and resolution


If you come from a print media background you’ll be familiar with the importance of image resolution and how it affects quality. So what do presentation professionals need to know about picture size and resolution? Pictures are made of dots.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. It’s frustrating to locate an image only to find it just isn’t quite right. In these cases, it’s possible to tweak the image with a graphics editor. 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. Development Tools Images Visual Design PowerPoint

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Create a 3-D Style Hex Tile Picture In PowerPoint

Adobe Captivate

In this video, I thought I would share something that I always enjoy playing around with… Filling shapes with images and playing around with the 3-D elements to create some fun graphics. I am using PowerPoint with an Office 365 subscription here and a picture of a sunflower that I took at my in-laws place. The post Create a 3-D Style Hex Tile Picture In PowerPoint appeared first on eLearning. Image Media Videos 3d image media pictures PowerPoint Shapes videos

How Can Image Recognition Benefit Your Augmented Reality Program?

Roundtable Learning

Part 1 of this series focuses on AR image recognition, explains its pros and cons, and provides two examples of its use in workplace training. . AR image recognition is one of three AR technologies that overlays videos, text, images, and 3D objects on a real-world 2D image.

What Is Augmented Reality Image Recognition? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

Ready to learn more about augmented reality (AR) image recognition? Let’s dive into what AR image recognition is and examples of its use for corporate training. . What Is Augmented Reality Image Recognition? Benefits Of Augmented Reality Image Recognition.

Make Helpful Images Not Just Beautiful Ones

TechSmith Camtasia

That should be the driving force, not pretty images, and mind-blowing graphics. What image should I add? It wouldn’t make sense to pop a picture of a tortoise on the first slide. The post Make Helpful Images Not Just Beautiful Ones appeared first on The TechSmith Blog.

16 Free eLearning Cutout People Images

eLearning Brothers

These are high resolution images with the background already removed. To download the images, click the link below, sign up for a free account and follow the instructions. Free eLearning Cutout Images. Want access to 100′s of other character sets and thousands of images? Check out our huge selection of cutout people images in our eLearning Template Library. Cutout People Image Library. View all our cutout people images.

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Free People Cutout Images

eLearning Brothers

Go ahead and click the link below to go to our eLearning Templates site to download the images. Free Cutout People Images. Recent Cutout People Image Bundles (for purchase): eLearning Freebies People PicturesWe thought it would be nice to share a few of our People Cutouts… for FREE!

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Creative Uses of Stock Images

eLearning Brothers

This brings us to the subject of stock images. Stock images, by their nature, are meant to be broadly applicable to a wide variety of situations. That’s why it’s important for stock images especially to have a wide selection. There are so many things that can be said with a picture, and we want to help you say it all. What will you say with this image? Make an investment in this stock image before the “bubble” comes crashing down.

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The best of March 2016 – in pictures

Jane Hart

Here are 6 of my favourite blog posts/articles from March 2016 – summarised in an image. 1 – Dear Training, We’re sorry, but it’s over – Arun Pradhan, Learnnovators, 2 March. 2 – Learning – to what end? – Bryan M Mathers, Visual Thinkery. 3 – Content dumping: how to poison your learning strategy – Nick Shackleton Jones, LinkedIn, 15 March 2016. 4 – social learning for complex work – Harold Jarche, 20 March.

Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. We’ve rounded up some of the best info we have on capturing high quality images – whether it’s a photo from a camera, or a screenshot on your computer screen. How to Resize Your Image.

PowerPoint 2010: Turn Off Picture Compression

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  You may not realize it but PowerPoint is lowering the quality of the images in your presentations. By default, PowerPoint is set to compress the images in your files. In  In most cases compressing the images is a good idea because smaller images mean smaller overall presentations. In some cases however, you may wish to maximize the image quality. Select  Do not compress images in file. 

eLearning: The Role of Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Images are an often overlooked component of a good eLearning course. Sadly, when images are added to eLearning, they often have little to do with the content being presented or, just as sad, are of poor quality. You've probably heard the saying that a picture is worth 1,000 words. But consider this: people process information presented in an image far faster than text. An image anchors a concept in a way that words often can't.

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Bad resolution images

Adobe Captivate

one of them is when i import a tiny image had bad resolution, but if i insert a button and change this button to a image button, the image in the same dimensions the picture look pretty good. or.eps can’t be imported to captivate i tried with.svg.png.jpg; i look for all the properties and options like “allow smoothness”and all the images looks the same. does anyone know how to make the images look clear like the image buttons.

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size


Including high-quality images and videos often adds hugely to audience engagement, but it also adds file size. Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? Images: Select a picture on any slide and go to the Picture Tools Format tab on the ribbon. Choose Compress Pictures in the top left corner: the pop-up box shows you the resolution options you have for the image. Method 3: Reducing picture resolution in PowerPoint.

Using People Pictures in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes it is very effective to add people pictures to your online courses. Below are a few simple examples and layouts for using cut-out people pictures in eLearning. The pictures are copied into PowerPoint using pre-build eLearning course styles. (A Tags: Featured Instructional Design eLearning graphic design images They could be used as a guide/narrator that directs the learner through the course or you could use people to create scenarios and graphics.

Do we see the whole picture?

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Image source: Rich Huxley (CC BY-NC2.0 ). I came across this story on LinkedIn last week, and it was shared again this, so I thought I’d share it here too. I think it’s an important lesson for us as learning designers and/or learning technologists, as it shows how a different perspective can highlight a massive change in outcome, possibly a fundamental and ‘dangerous’ oversight if we get it wrong.

How to Resize an Image Correctly

TechSmith Camtasia

A picture is worth a thousand words, but is it sending the right message? Learn how to resize an image correctly for presentations, documents, and more. When you’re working with images or screenshots in a document, there are often selectable arrows on the sides and corners. Usually, this stretches the image out, making it look slightly blurry or pixelated. It’s usually pretty safe to scale down an image. You get into trouble when you make your image bigger.

360 image scaling

Adobe Captivate

The challenge: I want my user to just walk left and right through a 360 image. So I need the full height of the image put into the workarea to add hotspots. I see the full image correct located in the preview pane left. I recorded several videos and took Pan pictures with my IPhone but none of these showed up the way I wanted. Question: Can I scale these pictures in a way I do with normal CP images ? The post 360 image scaling appeared first on eLearning.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Adding an image to your course increases the value to learners if done right. Often, most eLearning images we find aren’t perfect, and a little editing may be necessary. But what if you’re not a Photoshop whiz or own a separate image editing software? Lectora introduced some new image editing features with Version 12 which can save time and money. Add an Image. In order to add an image, you have three options. Rename the Image. Crop an Image.

How to Clip out People Images in Photoshop

eLearning Brothers

eLearning eLearning Tips People Cutouts Tutorials graphic design images People Pictures photoshopHave you ever wondered how to cutout an object from a background? In this tutorial I show a quick and effective way to remove a background using Adobe Photoshop.

The Big Three AR Technologies: Image Recognition vs. Plane Detection vs. Object Recognition

Roundtable Learning

This means that users can superimpose text, images, video, and 3D models right into the world in front of them. . Overlay Video, Text, Pictures, And More With AR Image Recognition. Image recognition is a marker-based technology. Cons of AR Image Recognition.

How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

The images all had different background colors, and I needed them to all have a uniform look. You have a logo, icon, or other images that you’re trying to design with, but you need to remove the background of the image. You may need to add your company logo to a new image or add an icon to a PowerPoint presentation. With Snagit, it only takes a few steps to quickly remove the background from your image. How to remove make a picture background transparent.

PowerPoint 2010: Change the Picture, Keep the Animation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

On one slide you have an image fade in. Then when you click the image, it hyperlinks to another slide. But then the client contacts you and says they'd like to swap the image with another. You can replace an image but keep all of the actions and effects used on the previous image. Here's how: In PowerPoint, select the image you would like to change. From the Ribbon, select Picture Tools Format > Adjust > Change Picture.

Tips When Working with Images in Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

You know the old saying, a picture tells a 1000 words! Let’s face it, the perfect image can help you convey your message much more succinctly than a not-so-perfect image. But we know that sometimes the perfect image won’t […]. Using imagery in your eLearning design is an additional way for you to communicate your message.

Using People Pictures in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Sometimes it is very effective to add people pictures to your online courses. Below are a few simple examples and layouts for using cut-out people pictures in eLearning. The pictures are copied into PowerPoint using pre-build eLearning course styles. (A Tags: Featured Instructional Design eLearning graphic design images They could be used as a guide/narrator that directs the learner through the course or you could use people to create scenarios and graphics.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Free Matching Images and Videos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. Even if you managed to find a video, it's unlikely that it matches the other images you've already used in your project. While at first glance the videos looked similar to the images, this was surely wishful thinking on my part.     After downloading the image I needed, I focused my attention on the videos.

Filling a button with a picture.

Adobe Captivate

What you will learn: how to insert a picture into a smart shape. The color doesn’t matter, You are going to fill it with your picture in a while. In the properties panel go to IMAGE>IMAGE FILL. Now, move left in the properties panel and go to FILL>CUSTOM IMAGE. Find the folder with the desired picture. If you want just a picture, use png. Now the picture you chose will open in an editing panel where you can make some corrections.

The Hunt for the Perfect Image for Your Training

Reflection Software

We’ve all heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Sometimes finding the right media to match your content can seem daunting – but you don’t need a PhD in Art History to find the perfect image to represent “workplace synergy.”

Make a responsive splash screen with several pictures

Adobe Captivate

The picture used in this demonstration worked with all the screen sizes but wasn’t responsive. I hadn’t explained it because it wasn’t the objective to make a Css lesson in this video, but for people interested, here is the step by step process to make a responsive splash screen with several pictures. So replace your current picture by a picture that is 1px wide and high in a transparent format. The aim is to put an invisible picture to replace yours.

Using Photoshop to Remove Yourself from 360 Image

Adobe Captivate

Often, when you take a 360 picture, you’re going to be in the picture. At the Adobe eLearning Conference 2019, I showed participants a quick way of removing yourself from a VR image using Photoshop. This tutorial will make use of the Spherical Panorama feature that allows you to edit the mapping material of the 360 image. The post Using Photoshop to Remove Yourself from 360 Image appeared first on eLearning. Image Media Videos image media Photoshop video

Top 5 Ways to Make Astonishing Blog Pictures with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most important parts of almost any blog is images. A brilliant article full of necessary information may be treated as bad if the images are small, blurred, have poor quality or not easy to understand. Here are 5 tips to create amazing pictures for you blog with Snagit. Snagit lets you easily choose what part of the screen you want to save, thus you’ll get a great picture without any unnecessary parts. 3) Resize big pictures.

How to Make Cutout People Images in Photoshop

eLearning Brothers

To begin, find a picture of a person, animal, or object that you would like to use. For my example, I’ll use the gentleman third from the left in this image. Notice how in this image the man’s shirt is very close to the color of the background, and therefore part of the shirt disappeared along with the background, leaving a ghostly shadow of a shirt. The final step is saving your image. Here is another perspective on How to Clip Out People Images in Photoshop.

Piktochart: Working with Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The success of an infographic depends on how visually arresting its images are. While Piktochart image tools are somewhat intuitive, I wanted to share a few tricks that will make an Piktochart apprentice into a Piktochart professional. Uploading and Inserting an Image. You are not stuck with using only the images that Piktochart provides. You can upload any image you own and use it in your infographic. Click Browse Images, locate an image, and open it.

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PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In one of my recent Optimizing PowerPoint for eLearning & Presentations classes , I demonstrated how to adjust the saturation of an inserted image to take the image to grayscale. After the class, one of the students asked how to make this adjustment on clip art images. Clip art illustrations insert as WMF pictures by default. Because they are WMF files, you have the ability to Recolor the image, but not to fully adjust the saturation. by AJ Walther.