Over 60 Free Stock Images

Rapid eLearning

Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site. In today’s post I’m going to share how to get 68 free stock images via Creative Tail. Since the images are free to distribute based on the CC 4.0

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

Association eLearning

The final course was going to use a different set of stock photos. 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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80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. Unsplash has a lot more images, but the download I featured was curated to help save some time and preserve the images. Today, I’ve done the same thing only this time the curated images are from Startup Stock Photos. I resized the images to make the download smaller, but they’re still around 2700×1800—more than enough for your elearning courses. Background images.

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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. The free stock image sites are only there to point to for-pay stock image sites. You are enticed with free stock images, but when you click on the ones that look good, they turn out to be connected to a for-pay service.

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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.

Be a Stock Photography Model!

Trivantis

We’ve written a lot about the importance of choosing the right images for your e-Learning projects and suggested some sources for economically priced stock photography. But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Or maybe your learners are tired of seeing the same impersonal stock photo used over and over. Then it’s time to start taking your OWN stock photos!

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

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. To take a digital camera and take my own images wasnt an option. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Turbo Photo Free stock images from 10 categories (3.4

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5 Quick Tips Using Cutout People Images

eLearning Brothers

When using cutout people images, I’ve found there are five quick and handy tips you can use in your eLearning projects. If you are new to using cutout people images , you will notice that having multiple images of the same eLearning character makes everything so much easier. Not only do I get access to thousands of cutout people images, but I can add our new library of over 500,000+ eLearning Stock Assets too. Now, here are my five quick tips.

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9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

eLearning Brothers

In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1. One of my favorite places to look is stock photo/graphic sites. Here are a couple of good sites: eLearning Stock Library , iStockPhoto , ThinkStock. #3.

How to Customize Free Stock Photos For Your Presentations

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that there are more than enough free stock images available, such as these three earlier posts where I shared 80 free stock photos , 45 free stock photos , and 60 more free stock photos. The challenge with all of these free stock photos is that it’s not always easy using them for your presentations or elearning courses as they are. But whatr about the various background images? Apply a Blur to Customize Free Stock Photos.

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A Dozen Free Stock Video Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s a great way to add texture and novelty to screens that are usually plastered with static images and bullet points. Examples of Free Stock Video Courses. Great use of stock video throughout. 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. Vimeo : miscellaneous free stock videos.

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E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners

Rapid eLearning

More Free Stock Photos. I just noticed that one of my favorite free stock photo sites, StartUp Stock Photos , released a bunch more photos. Download the free stock photos here. Community-based elearning workshops focused on practical tips & tricks. Community-based elearning workshops focused on practical tips & tricks. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

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A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Once you have opened up the file in OpenOffice, you now have to right click on the image and click Break. This process can be a huge benefit to teams who develop PowerPoint presentations, as the images that can be created in Illustrator much more quickly than when compared to PowerPoint. The post A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Products/Services Resources Stock Assets

Let’s Talk: Working with Images for Your eLearning Courses

360 Training

Images are now the official language of the universe. From a learning perspective, various researches have revealed that our brains act as image processors. Images are one of the many learning resources that we use in our online courses. Here are few quick tips to help you get the most out of your elearning visuals. Properly stylized images add consistency and a professional touch to an online course. Use appropriate images. We live in a visual age.

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

Rapid eLearning

As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. The key is finding a single image that has a few potential content buckets. Finding images is relatively easy today. I look for images like the ones below. Interactive Image Example. In a previous post, I shared this interactive image demo and had lots of questions about the zoom effect I used and how it was built.

Six Google Slides image editing hacks for amazing presentations

BrightCarbon

Both PowerPoint and Google Slides offer some great image editing tools that are so easy to use you don’t need to be an expert to make your presentation look striking, but we’re going to focus our time today on what Google Slides image editing can offer. Before we get started, if you need quality stock photos for your presentation, you can try sites like Unsplash or Pexels , as they offer a large online library of copyright-free, high definition images.

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses. Images and visuals make your e-learning courses more engaging and relevant, plus they are excellent learning tools. It’s important you use images properly, however, to ensure you don’t include them in your e-learning courses just for the sake of including them. The following nine tips will ensure the images in your e-learning courses enhance the learning experience. Replace Text with Images.

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? Here are a few basic tips to get started. A lot of images appear grainy because there’s not enough light. The more light you have, the better clarity you’ll get on the images. Keep the image in focus. Divide your image in thirds.

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5 Ways to Use PowerPoint as an Image Editor

Rapid eLearning

Today I am going to cover five ways to use PowerPoint as an image editor. This is great for quick image editing or for those who don’t have other image editors on hand. Save PowerPoint Content as an Image. Since we’re talking about PowerPoint as an image editor, the first tip is that whatever you create in PowerPoint can be saved as an image. I like to save as a.PNG so that the transparent areas of the image are still transparent.

Seven Ways to Use Stock Photos in E-Learing

E-learning Uncovered

Unless you can afford custom photo shoots, you likely need to purchase stock photos. You may have heard some people talk about how much they hate stock photos in e-learning : they seem cheesy, they aren’t diverse enough, or they look like the subject is in a vacuum. A lot of people don’t actually hate stock photos in e-learning , despite saying they do. What they hate is seeing a stock photo next to some bullet points. Overlay text on top of an image.

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3 Production Tips for E-learning Developers

Rapid eLearning

Here are three production tips and shortcuts from previous posts to help save time (and sanity) when building e-learning courses and online training. Check out this blog post to get production tip on setting learning objectives for your e-learning courses.

Design Dos & Don’ts: Images and More

Trivantis

In this new blog series, “Design Dos & Don’ts,” we’re asking designers to share essential graphic design tips and suggestions, along with what not to do in your eLearning courses. For this post, I asked two of our design experts here at Trivantis—Tony Cavalier and Anthony LaQuatra—to share design tips that eLearning developers could use to create effective and professional-looking courses. While quality stock photos can save time, custom photography has its own advantages.

12 Websites for Free Vector Images Good for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Do a search for “free vector images” and you’ll find hundreds of sites that boast tens of thousands of free images. Besides, how many free vector images do you really need? Websites that Offer Free Vector Images. To make things simple, I reviewed dozens of websites that claim they offer free vector images and narrowed them down to just a few. Other Sources for Free Vector Images. Snap2Objects : images created by Mauricio Duque.

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. I’ve found some significant resources for stock photography. Recently I’ve been made aware of a new site that offers excellent free stock photography for even commercial reuse. They have over 100,000 completely free images which you can use without attribution.

Thought and Speech Bubbles

eLearning Brothers

You get 300 different images in 6 different styles. The images all have transparent backgrounds and are ready to drop right into your course. (By eLearning Instructional Design Tips Stock ImagesLooking for a great way to create scenarios and conversations in your course? Check out our latest product…Thought and Speech Bubbles! By the way, you also get the Illustrator files so that you can tweak them if you’d like.).

How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. There are hundreds of sites to download free vector images that can be used for your presentations and online training courses. The challenge is that to edit most of the free vector images require an illustration application like Illustrator or Inkscape (free). However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint.

Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image

Rapid eLearning

I found a free desktop image made available by Anastasia Kolisnichenko. I used the free image to create an interactive course prototype for an upcoming workshop activity. How to Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image. It just requires an image that has clear potential content buckets. Locate an image that has multiple components. Another example could be a collage style image or a comic book layout image.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Instead, you should use images to make—or reinforce—a point in a clever, clear and captivating way. Ask yourself these five questions as you’re selecting images: Does the image reinforce your message? 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.

8 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

Tim Slade

However, with some attention to detail, along with some simple tips, these visual design mistakes don’t have to be hard to fix. 1: Distorted Images. A distorted image is a classic visual design mistake I see all the time, and it’s mostly an issue with attention to detail when resizing an image. An image gets distorted when the image is resized in such a way that it affects the aspect ratio of the image (i.e., 5: Low-Quality Images.

A Super Simple Tip When Testing E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

Simple tip. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Articulate 360 Articulate Storyline E-learning Graphics Online Course Design Production Tips Templates Visual Design

A Quick Tip on Developing Course Content

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a quick tip for those building e-learning courses: as a course developer you serve as the intermediary between the organization and the learner. This is a simple tip but one I see neglected often. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.

3 Hidden Tools of the eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

As you are looking for images to use for new employees, you come across something that would be perfect for the forklift course. Instead of jotting down a file number on a sticky note, simply click the gray briefcase icon by the image. Have another tip? Cutout Video People eLearning eLearning Template Library Our Favorites Products/Reviews Resources Stock Images Templates

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

Rapid eLearning

Convert Dingbat Fonts to Free Vector Images. Right click and Save as image. This is super easy tip and a great way to take advantage of all of the wingdings and other symbol-type fonts available to you. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. In the e-learning community, a number of people shared free icons and shapes. There’s a lot of variety from which to choose.

6 Tips to Create Engaging Presentations for Your Online Classrooms

Raptivity

Here are some tips that you can follow while creating your next presentation. This is the first and perhaps the most important tip to follow. It goes without saying that do not use copyrighted images. They are my favorite image libraries for free stock photos.

E-Learning Tutorial: Easy Way to Make an Image Interactive

Rapid eLearning

Here’s an easy way to turn a single image into an interactive image. This tip comes in handy if you use collage images for interactive stories or have a great illustration but no way to break it into separate pieces. I had a great image of multiple characters, but all I had was a single.png file. I needed a separate image for each character to create my interaction. Insert the image and duplicate it.

Webinar: Never Start From Scratch in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

During the webinar, we got a first look at the newest eLearning Brothers Library additions to Lectora, as well as some great tips and tricks on how to use these awesome assets. Lectora now features the eLearning Brothers Stock Asset Library in both Lectora Inspire Desktop 17.1.1 Also in this webinar, our own Adam Cannon walked through the eLearning Brothers assets that are available to all Lectora users, including Cutout People, Stock Images, Audio, and Video, and more!

Tips for Starting to Freelance

Experiencing eLearning

I want to share my experiences and tips from these first three months as an independent contractor for anyone else thinking about making this change. As with the previous tip, I know not everyone is in as fortunate a position as I was. Michele Martin made this great observation a few weeks ago: “Would you rely on a single company’s stock for your retirement fund? Your Tips? Image credit: Leap by tricky ™.

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