“…unless our words, concepts, ideas are hooked onto an image, they will go in one ear, sail through the brain, and go out the other ear. Words are processed by our short-term memory where we can only retain about seven bits of information… Images, on the other hand, go directly into long-term memory where they are indelibly etched.”. Images enhance and improve eLearning content. Most, but not all, federal government images are in the public domain.

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Tip of the Week: Modify images using the ‘Image Editor’


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Tip of the Week: Positioning Image/Text


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Tips When Working with Images in Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

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. You know the old saying, a picture tells a 1000 words!

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. accurately describe images on first sight. image of their workspace. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Optimize Your Images for Your Captivate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

The post Optimize Your Images for Your Captivate eLearning appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Question Tips and Tricks Adobe Photoshop Background Images background images in fluid boxes captivate images file optimization images Photoshop question

This Week’s Tip: Export Images from Word Files


Change the extension to ZIP, unzip it, and you’ll find all of the document’s original assets, including the images as individual files in a folder. More importantly, InDesign can access the original high-resolution images when you place a DOCX file, even if they’re CMYK. The older DOC format converts all images to RGB PNG files. This tip courtesy of InDesign Secrets… we just HAD to share!

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Quick Tip: Cropping Background Images

Adobe Captivate

If you use background images in smart shapes or fluid boxes, the “Tile Type” setting will determine what will get cropped when the screen is resized. The post Quick Tip: Cropping Background Images appeared first on eLearning. Pretty cool, huh? Discussion Fluid Box Responsive "Elearning authoring tools" blog fluid box smartshape

Tip of the Week: Explain parts of an image in a variety of ways


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Tip of the Week: Add a “zoom” effect to images used in Raptivity interactions


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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.

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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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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Tip of the Week: Need images for buttons such as Start, Submit and Audio?


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Image Editing- How to Use Lighting and Color Effects

TechSmith Camtasia

When it comes to image editing, you can let your imagination run wild with amazing effects and filters. Many effects only adjust the light and color in your image to create stunning results. These contrasting images show how a lens flare effect can add warmth and vibrancy. If your image editor doesn’t support stamps, you can place.png files on top of your original image. Image filters change the look and feel of your image by adjusting color and lighting levels.

7 Tips To Evaluate The Image Gallery Of A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool To Maximize ROI

Dan Keckan

One way to differentiate top-notch platforms from sub-par software is the image gallery. In this article, I share tips to evaluate the assets and maximize ROI. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features Images In eLearning Rapid eLearningNot all rapid eLearning authoring tools are created equal. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Free Images for Universal Symbols

eLearning Brothers

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Webinar Recording – Working with Images in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In this webinar, we examine image behaviours, tips and workarounds. Not only do we delve into editing images from within Adobe Captivate, but we explore using an outside image editing program, like Photoshop, or even MS Paint (I know there are fans out there.) Don’t know how to insert an image at all? The post Webinar Recording – Working with Images in Adobe Captivate appeared first on eLearning.

Image Cropping 101: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

By now you know that images are essential to creating great content and communicating clearly. Whether you’re trying to explain something, show how something works or just adding elements to help grab a reader’s eye, images add interest and can help get your point across better and faster. Images can even help you save time. But there’s a big difference between using an image and using the RIGHT image. What is image cropping? That’s image cropping!

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 Editing Free Stock Images.

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Tip of the Week: Add Life to your Interactions with Characters


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Snagit 11: 10 Great Tips & Tricks for Creating Great Images

TechSmith Camtasia

Over the years I have developed several quick tricks that help me create images that convey their intended message. I have put my top 10 tips and tricks into a short, illustrated PDF guide that you can download here: [link]. For example, I’ll show you how to quickly de-clutter an image so your viewers can really see what’s important. I would love to hear about your tips and tricks for creating great images. Tips & How To's Snagit 11 tips tricks

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

Association eLearning

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. Using basic shapes to represent images.

Images as metaphors. How to convey abstract concepts with images.


As we commented previously, “an image is worth a thousand words” and using them can help convey items that reinforce knowledge and make your courses more noteworthy, impacting and educational. You are probably asking: What abstract concepts do I want to convey, and, how do I do it with images? Visual metaphors convert the literal or known concept in a visual image. The audience has to interpret what the image is trying to convey. How do I choose images with metaphors?

Create a Mirrored Image with Snagit 12

TechSmith Camtasia

Mirrored images are impressive and can add a bit of polish to your document cover, title slides, PowerPoint presentation, and more. Below are the steps to create a mirrored image with Snagit 12. Need some images to practice with? Copy Image. With your image open in Editor, select Tools tab > Copy All button. (Or, Paste Image. Grab the pasted image and move it into the empty canvas area. Align Image. Rotate Image.

Tuesday Tip: Scrolling Images Within Text Blocks


Suppose you have a super tall image—a screenshot of a very long menu, a detailed figure of an engineering process, or perhaps the beanstalk from Jack and the Giant Beanstalk. In order to fit your very tall image on a single page in your eLearning, what can you do? Or, you can set up your image to scroll. As such, we’ve put together an example demonstrating how you can insert images within text blocks in Lectora® so that they can be scrolled.

eLearning: Creating Flat Design Images from PowerPoint's Clip Art

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This means we are often relegated to the world of free clip art for our eLearning images. Here are a few examples of how clip art images can be reimagined into flat design. For these examples I just used shapes without lines, gradients, or shadows to create new, flat images resembling the original clip art images. All of the redesigned clip art images above took very little time, effort, and PowerPoint technical expertise.   Check out this quick tip here.

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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.

Images used to support learning


But, have you thought about the power of images in learning? Continue reading and we will tell you how to leverage images in your courses to make them more powerful, impacting and educational. ­. So, you must leverage on the resources needed to meet your objectives: video, audio, and above all, images. Images are a powerful resource due to their evocative power , as we can use them as metaphors or to assist with difficult concepts that are hard to convey in words.

Advanced interactivity: Linked Images element


The linked image option allows you a broad range of possibilities for your e-learning training. What are linked images? Linked images allow you to create a screen assembly with images linked to each other through action buttons. Linked images are ideal for when navigation is not sequential and there are several layers of depth. If we click the first active elements, it takes us to the following image. In this, related images are your best ally.

Images as metaphors. How to convey abstract concepts with images.


As we commented previously, “an image is worth a thousand words” and using them can help convey items that reinforce knowledge and make your courses more noteworthy, impacting and educational. You are probably asking: What abstract concepts do I want to convey, and, how do I do it with images? Visual metaphors convert the literal or known concept in a visual image. The audience has to interpret what the image is trying to convey. How do I choose images with metaphors?

Acrobat 9: Image-Based Watermarks

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There's another type of watermark possible in Acrobat 9--an image-based watermark that will allow you to have your company logo display on each page. The image watermark can be bold or subtle, and can appear on whatever pages you choose. To insert an image-based watermark, choose Document > Watermark > Add. Select File as the source and browse for your desired image file. In my example, I selected a PDF file that I made from a coat-of-arms image.

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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.

Corporate Training Tip #1: Use Images & Videos to Document a Process

TechSmith Camtasia

Use videos and images instead. The post Corporate Training Tip #1: Use Images & Videos to Document a Process appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To''s corporate training Tips and Tricks Training Most successful corporate training plans incorporate a few key ways to share knowledge with staff.

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


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. Image Callout.

Working with Images in eLearning (part 2)

Matthew Guyan

In my last post , I covered some terminology associated with images and different image file types. For part 2, I’m going to share 10 tips when using images in Articulate Storyline and for some you’ll need to click on the image and go to the Format tab under Picture Tools. Tip #1. Break the text-on-one-side-and-image-on-the-other habit! Go full screen with your images and overlay the text. Tip #2. Tip #3. Tip #4. Tip #5.