Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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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. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Free Stock Photos (Update 10/28/2010: suggested by Queralt Suñé ) Nearly 100% of their Royalty Free photos are Free Download.

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DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

DR. STELLA LEE: Technology will only be more interconnected with the advent of Internet of Things (IoT) so leveraging existing digital platforms and apps is already happening in our daily life across different domains. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

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A safer Internet?

Learning with 'e's

According to a recent BBC survey of 3500 parents and children, only 8% of parents thought their children had seen something upsetting on the Internet. Only 41% used safeguarding or filtering software when using the Internet. Today is Internet Safety Day , when we celebrate good and appropriate uses of the Web, and share good advice on how to protect vulnerable users from those out there who would seek to harm them. Photo by Joel Bombardier A safer Internet?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? eLearning Art provides royalty free stock photos, images, and other assets to help you create some cool stuff in your own authoring tools. Or will you stick with free online stock photos? United States License.

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. They aim to be a community for designers, developers, photographers and other media publishers who want better, easier access to license-specific media on the web. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. About 2000 photos. (8)

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Opening up #learning: Google in the exam room

Learning with 'e's

He suggested that we should now allow internet access into the exam room, because 'it reflected the way pupils learned and how they would work in the future.' He suggests that Google and Internet enabled devices in the exam room is inevitable. He argued that 'when we are asking a question and we know there is access to the Internet, we could ask a different question - it's about the interpretation, the discussion.' Unported License.

Connected kids

Learning with 'e's

When we are able to connect any object to the Internet and use surfaces as control tools, we will be using the Internet of Things. Tools already being used in schools such as Makey Makey are exploiting this possibility at a rudimentary level (See the video below): One organisation, The Internet of School Things , aims to transform the way children learn about themselves, their world around them and ultimately, how we will shape our future. Unported License.

Falling prophets

Learning with 'e's

The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web has gathered all media together in one 'place'. Photo by Robert Parvlainen on Flickr Falling prophets by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. books Edison education Internet learning media schools television web Zunuck“Books will soon be obsolete in the schools.

Meet Learner 2.0

Learning with 'e's

They are younger than the Internet and mobile phones, and they don't recall a time when there was no Google or Facebook. Photo by JISC Meet Learner 2.0 by Steve Wheeler was written in Liberec, Czech Republic and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. digital pedagogy education Edutopia FaceBook Google Internet learning metacognition mobile phone Technology university

Digital transformation of our world

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Markus Spiske on unsplash Below are some thoughts ahead of my invited presentation at Learning Live 2019 : I have been invited to speak about digital transformation of organisations for an invited audience of industry leaders, who will predominantly be drawn from Learning and Development and Human Resources departments. Unported License.

Our Digital Future 2: Smart clothing

Learning with 'e's

Clothing that connects to the Internet means that wherever you go, you take your computer technology with you. The Internet of Things , when it arrives (and some would claim it is already here) will introduce a new global digital infrastructure that features, among other things, ubiquitous sensors. Unported License. conductive thread connected clothing Digital education Internet IoT learning smart clothing Technology wearables

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

photo by tanakawho Whats been lighting up my life this week is when I hear a Subject Matter Expert say, "Lets cut that. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, December 18, 2007 Things That Light Up My Life This is a geeky instructional designer moment. But here it is.

Not so shallow

Learning with 'e's

It''s like many books that have recently critiqued the Internet Age. It has one message - the Internet is dumbing down society by trivialising knowledge. Carr''s book develops this argument a little further by arguing that the things we do on the Internet have a physical effect on our brains. It can be conceded that in the pre-Internet knowledge economy, this set of values would have been agreed by most and it persists today in formal education. Unported License.

4 reasons to use Creative Commons

Learning with 'e's

The CC license at the foot of this post allows you to repurpose any of the content of this page for your own use, and share under the same licence (SA). Photo by Yamashita Yohei on Wikimedia Commons 4 reasons to use Creative Commons by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. In the social media age, sharing and repurposing are common place.

All just a click away?

Learning with 'e's

Increasingly, the use of the Internet and other digital tools is coming under the scrutiny of researchers. Tara Brabazon for example argues that internet education is poisoning teaching and learning (see for example her book Digital Hemlock ) and builds the case for a return to more traditional values of education. Nicholas Carr is another critic of the Internet and its effect on learning. Photo from Public Domain Images All just a click away? Unported License.

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Hi-tech campus?

Learning with 'e's

It talked of solar powered bike paths, footfall sensors and other Internet enabled environments. Photo by Hugh Venables Hi-tech campus? by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. connected eduction Internet learning Plymouth University Sherwell Centre smart Technology An article on connected cities in the latest edition of Wired Magazine got me thinking.

Things ain't what they used to be

Learning with 'e's

We are about to see the emergence of what Kevin Ashton called ' the Internet of Things '. The next stage, according to this generation of Internet gurus, is to embed smart chip technology, so that objects can have a conversation with our devices. In 2011, the number of smart objects connected to the Internet surpassed the number of people on the planet. Unported License. Not so long ago, objects were simply objects.

All together now

Learning with 'e's

Shirky shows how, similar to hive and swarm behaviour seen in animals, humans perform in networks and thrive within '' architectures of participation '' - so whilst bees make hives, humans create mobile telephone networks and the internet. Shirky also underlines the importance of one specific aspect of the internet - social media tools - as ''amplifiers'' of ideas and collective actions. Unported License.

The Web is a Creativity Generator generating a Culture of Creativity

Web Tools for Learners

Photo by Tabea Dibou, from Flickr. Whether you are finding the right beautiful photo (with the right Creative Commons license) to illustrate metaphorically the connectivity and the beauty of the internet for a blog post, or whether you are playing with a web app (Skitch - [link] ) to draw. Tags: Internet_use PLE Skitch Twitter blogging computers learning share social_web socialmedia technology webtools creativity web

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The Mobile Handset, an Inflection Point?

Tom Spiglanin

And now the Internet of Things is set to explode. Smart objects will surround us, automatically populating the Internet with real-time information; many of these will be wearable objects. That challenge stuck with me, and my thoughts began to gel around a central concept where the handset is really becoming little more than an Internet access device. It then communicates over whatever network it connects to, converting a variety of inputs (voice, video, photos, text, etc.)

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My favorite free images resources for online courses

Matrix

Before jumping into the sea of choices the internet offers in terms of pictures, let’s take care about the rules I mentioned. The Creative Commons licensing. But if you choose to not follow the above licensing requirements, you do it on your own (or your company’s) risk. I mentioned that there were seven common CC licenses, but I only listed six. ” In plain English, you can use, share, or modify pictures with CC0 license as you please.

Copyright and Intellectual Property in Instructional Design

Obsidian Learning

In learning and development, and instructional and graphics design, it can be tempting to use such resources to demonstrate a procedure (YouTube video), illustrate a point (funny photo/meme), or simply improve the auditory and/or visual presentation of your content (sound effects/cool graphics). The most common is the Standard YouTube License, which basically allows YouTube to broadcast the video, with the creator retaining the copyright. Photos and Graphics.

Future technologies: What lies ahead

Learning with 'e's

In this session I cover a range of new and emerging technologies such as voice controlled interfaces and gestural computing, the Internet of Things (pervasive computing), wearable technologies and artificial intelligence and speculate on what their impact might be on workbased learning. Unported License. In January I presented a session on 'What's hot and what's not in learning and development' for Learning Technologies in London.

On air

Learning with 'e's

Photo courtesy of Diana Andone It was a delight to return to Romania exactly 20 years after my last visit. Our small conference, known as the Romanian Internet Learning Workshop focused on issues and challenges of the emerging web for a range of educational purposes and interventions. On air by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software.

What instructional designers should know about Creative Commons

Matrix

A smartphone and internet connection make it possible for information to be accessed anywhere and at any time. There is a real bounty of images, videos and infographics on the internet yet this richness comes with the constant worry that they may be protected by copyright. All the included items are under the incidence of copyright law but authors can choose in what way their work can be used – there are different types of licenses to pick from.

dominKnow | ONE vs Articulate 360: an eLearning Authoring Tool Functionality Face-Off

Tesseract Learning

They also differ in price structure – Storyline 360 is a subscription model, while Storyline 3 is a perpetual license. No downloads, no licenses, no fuss – just a log-in. And if a team member leaves, you won’t have to worry about lost files or complicated license switches.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. With all the talk over the past few years in the wake of the NSA/Snowden debacle – not to mention the hacking of celebrities’ personal photo stashes – data security has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind.

Selfie number 10

Learning with 'e's

Recently, in the wake of the #blimage blogging challenge I've been thinking about the power of photos and images. I have quite a collection of selfies and other photos of me with people who have either inspired me or influenced my thinking in some way. So I thought - perhaps I should write a blog series about the top ten photos and selfies of people I admire, and who have contributed significantly to my own learning. In the centre of the photo is Joyce Seitzinger.

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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. Startup Stock Photos : Unsplash. Skitter Photo. Good Stock Photos. Death to Stock Photo. Keep in mind that licensing terms may change so before you use the images, double-check to make sure you can. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free.

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. With all the talk over the past few years in the wake of the NSA/Snowden debacle – not to mention the hacking of celebrities’ personal photo stashes – data security has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind.

Thank You! Camtasia Turns 10.

TechSmith Camtasia

Hard drives keep getting bigger, internet connections get faster by the day, YouTube arrived, and iPods and other mobile devices showed up on the scene. If you have a few minutes to spare, please send me a photo with yourself holding a sign about Camtasia (I heart Camtasia or similar sign) or a Camtasia box. For a limited time, save an extra 10% on already-discounted volume licenses of Camtasia Studio, Snagit, or both in a bundle.

Info you need to know – To Boost Success

eLearning 24-7

Taking photos and jotting down some notes on my tablet. Whether you go deep integration or integration – and it is not included as no charge to you as a benefit of purchasing the system, you will need to purchase a license from that vendor (on top of your fees for the system).

Oculus Rift Is Going To Be Awesome for Enterprise Training

Grovo

Even better, the Pentagon is developing a 3D map of the Internet that will allow military cyberdefenders to use an Oculus Rift to actually simulate walking through a cyber attack.) Photo credit: “ Orlovsky and Oculus Rift ” by Sergey Galyonkin is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Expectations have been running high for consumerized virtual reality since Facebook purchased Oculus VR, the most futuristic-sounding company in the world, in March 2014.

Schools and online education

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Sergey Zolkin on unsplash Many educators are now investigating how online technologies can improve, extend or enrich teaching and learning experiences. We worked with the Star Schools project to connect over 300 schools in the US state of South Dakota, installing fast internet, satellite television and full motion interactive video into classrooms. Unported License.

Weapons of mass distraction

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler Humans were once untethered, free to wander the world and explore at will. Then came telecommunications, telephones, computers and the internet to transform the ways we could communicate across great distances. Weapons of mass distraction by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. With all the talk over the past few years in the wake of the NSA/Snowden debacle – not to mention the hacking of celebrities’ personal photo stashes – data security has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with 'e's

In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web. Photo by Steve Wheeler Two innovations that have changed learning forever by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

The very nature of the internet makes file sharing easy and monitoring piracy virtually impossible. The Internet offers both risks and rewards to digital publishers. However, there are several sites that sell high-quality, unique photos for a price.

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Hyperconnected

Learning with 'e's

What would you miss if you switched off the Internet for just one minute? million search enquiries on Google, nearly 2 million photos created on Snapchat , over 4 million hours of video watched on the video sharing channel YouTube (and 400 hours uploaded), nearly half a million tweets sent on Twitter, and more than 16 million text messages sent. Unported License. In sixty seconds, as this infographic (created by @LoriLewis and @OfficiallyChad) shows, we would see 3.5