Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


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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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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ID and eLearning Links 9/29/20

Experiencing eLearning

Alan’s blog post explains how he built the random events (which were originally a card draw in the physical version). Klixel8 Klixel8 is a company that creates “High-Res eLearning”: virtual environments with very high resolution photos that you can zoom in and explore.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Photo Credit: "Briefcase" by Gerson Robles from Stock.xchng Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:21 AM Labels: online portfolio 3comments: Kate Foy said. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

Instructor Role 3.5.0: You’re going to love what’s coming… Instructor Profile Pages!

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

Version 3.5.0 Instructors can use this space to add details such as their photo, bio, expertise, qualification, courses created, ratings, and so on. . It’s time now to take advantage of this new feature and update to the latest version of the WISDM Instructor Role plugin. .

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5 Must-Have Gifts for Trainers

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

The free version, however, has its limitations of course and that’s why you need to gift your favorite Trainer or Facilitator with an upgraded subscription. The Canva PRO version gives you twice the power and twice the value. You can browse photos by industry or filter by image type.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 13, 2020

Mike Taylor

Here are few you should know about that can help keep you and your organization working even if you can’t be in the same physical space: Microsoft is offering its premium version of Teams for free for six months and has lifted existing user limits on its free version.

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Communities and connections

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Airina Volungevi?ien? The video of my keynote (a clipped version from the entire opening plenary session which can be viewed in its entirety on EDENTube ) is about 30 minutes in duration and is followed by a panel discussion with the audience. via ytCropper Communities and connections by Steve Wheeler was written in Bruges, Belgium and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

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Secondly, the site promotes community involvement: recognition is given through a leaderboard, and photographers can enter themed challenges, all motivating the creation of more photos.

Future schools, future visions

Learning with 'e's

Here is an edited version of that discussion, courtesy of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Public Education Development Project. Photo by Steve Wheeler Future schools, future visions by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. I must admit I'm a big fan of Richard Gerver and have had the pleasure of working with him now and then over the last few years.

Question Time!

Learning with 'e's

Plymouth Institute of Education staff conducted their own version of Question Time last night for students on the Visions and Values module. Photo from the video by Benji Rogers Question Time by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

#TwistedTropes 24: Maslow's awkward hierarchy

Learning with 'e's

Photo from Wikimedia Commons Everything was awkward about the famous psychologist Abraham Maslow. Sadly, Maslow's Hierarchy became famous for the wrong reasons when learning professionals began to use the pyramid version in their PowerPoint presentations. Unported License.

Spaced Repetition Apps Are the New 3×5: Futuristic Flashcards and Microlearning


One Anki user studies “photos of important business contacts, with prompts to recall the person’s name and some personal information,” Shellenbarger wrote. A real microlearning solution is like an industrial-grade version of a spaced repetition app: it does for teams what Anki does for a commuter’s knowledge of art history. Photo credit: “ Japanese Flashcards ” by Konrad Lawson is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Makeshift reality

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Samuel Seller on unsplash Virtual Reality (VR), some might argue, has yet to live up to the hype. I can give three examples: In the UK, Royal Navy recruits new to the topography of nuclear submarines can experience a virtual reality version on their laptops. Makeshift reality by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

4 Difficult-to-Ignore Benefits of a Cloud-Based eLearning Authoring Tool

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Your movies, your music, your emails, your photos, and your office documents are all in the cloud. There’s no need to download extra software or documents, no need to search for license keys or obtain administrator privileges.

DevLearn 2015 Recap


We also had a blast hanging out with our friends the eLearning Brothers and giving away a free license of Lectora® Inspire. Photo by the eLearning Brothers.). The latest version of ReviewLink is also responsive. We’re back! Team Trivantis® took a field trip to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 2015. We had some awesome guests at our booth, Sergey Snegirev and Rick Zanotti, and loved getting to talk to our users in person.

Categorisation cults

Learning with 'e's

There are many versions of this, depending on what kind of drugs people have been taking. Photo from Pixabay Categorisation cults by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. I have always been uncomfortable with the categorisation of students.

Articulate 360: What Does the New Subscription Model Mean for You?

E-learning Uncovered

Called a “perpetual license,” you could still be using the same license five years later. Under that model, when a new version came out, you would have chosen whether or not you wanted to buy the new version or keep using your existing license. And they are hinting that they’ll be rolling out new versions with new features more regularly, instead of waiting several years and doing a big upgrade with lots of features at once.).

How to Get Your Training Presentation From Good to Great With Images, Audio, and Video


Photos, sound files and video clips are always great ways to liven up great presentations. A few quick examples: Photos. A retail clerk needs to categorize items rung up at the point of sale — photos of the inventory aid in product recognition. PowerPoint varies more than most software programs across versions and platforms, so the instructions below are deliberately generalized so as to be applicable to everyone.

The future of reading

Learning with 'e's

In versions of the 2012 Horizon Report, eBooks were considered by many of the expert panel to be on the 1 year horizon for full adoption into education. The Sieghart Review recommends that digital versions of books should be loaned to users without charge, and also that loaners should be able to borrow their books using online ordering facilities. Unported License.

Oculus Rift Is Going To Be Awesome for Enterprise Training


Versions of the technology have been in development for decades, but only now is a scalable and affordable virtual reality product inching towards realization. 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.

Digital habitus

Learning with 'e's

This is representative of the manner in which we habituate into digital media, believing that we are laying down versions of our thoughts and behaviour from real life. In fact, it is possible that the digital versions of ourselves that exist online are in fact original and have never previously existed. Photo by Steve H on Flickr Digital habitus by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Everything you wanted to know about the awesome eLearning Brothers Tools, but were afraid to ask.


Here’s a recap of everything you need to know about how to access your eLearning Brothers account, what is included in your license of Inspire, and what you can choose to add on. How do I access eLearning Brothers content inside my license of Inspire? If you have not received this information with your full version of Lectora Inspire, please contact your account rep or stop by the live chat for assistance.


Learning with 'e's

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. Recently I shared a version of this infographic on Twitter, with the caption: 'We are all just one click away from connecting with every other Internet user. Unported License.

Going off road

Learning with 'e's

I like to go off road and explore, and I often find myself down some backstreet in a city I've never visited before, chatting to locals or taking photos of strange new sights. Lesson plans are a little version of the curriculum. Image/graphic text by Miot Sheremeti Going off road by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

The #blimage challenge spreads

Learning with 'e's

There is now a Dutch language version called #blimageNL and hopefully other language versions will follow. Photo by Steve Wheeler The #blimage challenge spreads by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

The first technology

Learning with 'e's

Rather, I'm inclined to agree with the argument proposed by Brian Winston (1998), that we are witnessing an evolution of tools, and that all new technologies and ideas are based upon older versions, updated, upgraded and extended. Photo by Pexels The first technology by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Icon Sets: 5 questions to ask before you buy or download


Given our budget, conducting a custom photo-shoot was out of the question. In my opinion, it matters less what style of image (realistic photos, clipart, etc) and more that the themes match throughout your course. Will you have access to an editable version? Check out these 4 lessons below that I was able to tweak with the EMF versions: Ungroup and recolor clipart to create different styles.

Devil in the detail

Learning with 'e's

After all, the ability to continually iterate versions of text or image is part of the creative process. Even better if each version can be preserved to be shown as a process of discovery or creativity that is equally valued with the finished product. Photo by Alex Morfin on Wikimedia Commons Devil in the detail by Steve Wheeler was written in Liberec, Czech Republic and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

When will my (3D) prints appear?

Learning with 'e's

Architects, designers, food technologists and also the military, are discovering the benefits of creating 3D versions of reality. Photo by Jonathan Juursema on Wikimedia Commons When will my prints appear? by Steve Wheeler was written in Preston, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. With 3D printers, we are able to address problems we have never solved before.

Who's afraid of the big bad MOOC?

Learning with 'e's

Next came the institutional versions, the xMOOCs, which borrowed the 'free at the point of delivery' open and online model but emphasised formal assessment and accreditation (which is clearly where the money is). Quasi versions of open online learning already existed, such as the incredibly popular video based Khan Academy content. Regardless of these detractions, several universities have bought into the vision and have launched their own versions. Unported License.

Video Creation: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

If you have a camera that shoots video and photos (like a DSLR) don’t forget to switch to photography mode and get high quality stills too. Adobe’s services are paid monthly while Camtasia is a one time license cost, with the option to upgrade when new major versions are released. If you’ve never made a video before this post will dig into a high level workflow of how it’s done.

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Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

eLearning 24-7

I have a real issue with vendors who charge extra – via a license with their “partner&# or otherwise for a web conferencing – and thus ability to offer webinars, in their solution. No license fee, even though it is integrated into your solution, no extra cost – since it is integrated with your solution. - free up to 24 users, limited features in the freebie version, other options available but are fee based.

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). 4) If you publish under a repurpose/reuse version of the CC licence, others can use portions of your content, or modify your content for additional audiences. Unported License. In the social media age, sharing and repurposing are common place.

#LearningIs creative

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Thomas Edison attempted hundreds of combinations and versions before he finally succeeded in his quest to design a commercially viable light bulb. Scott Adams Photo by AisforAmy91 on Flickr #LearningIs creative by Steve Wheeler was written in Paris, France and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Learning can certainly be creative, if the conditions are right.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. ScreenFlow is user friendly and a relatively inexpensive option for screen recording as $99 per license. With the newest versions of PowerPoint, you can easily create animated presentations with graphics and voice, as well as creating simple PowerPoint presentations. An easy to use free photo site, with thousands of high-resolution images.

Intervention learning

Learning with 'e's

Photo from Wikimedia Commons Predictably, the ideas that dominated at Learning Technologies 2019 (#LT19uk) were mostly on new and emerging technologies. NB: An expanded version of the Royal Mail/Sponge case study features in Digital Learning in Organisations (Published by Kogan Page on April 3, 2019). Unported License. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) cropped up several times during sessions across the event.