eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. “Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. The stock library subscription is now available for immediate download.

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Royalty Free Music for eLearning


Recently a fellow member of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group (14K+ of members) asked " If anyone know of where to find royalty free background music for training? " As you can understand this question was the inspiration for the following list that contains Royalty Free Music websites for eLearning. Royalty Free Music Library is proud to offer one of the largest offerings of online broadcast-quality royalty free music anywhere on the web.

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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Do you use music in your courses? I’ve found time and time again that a little bit of well-placed music can add a surprising amount of polish and – more importantly – set the tone of the overall experience. Music can take a shortcut through people’s brains and tap into their emotions in a way that’s uncommon with spoken or written words. The impact came from timing the verbal and visual elements to a music track that perfectly captured the mood I wanted to create.

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Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint


I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). Below is what I learned, as well as some bonus lessons such as adding music, creating a custom title slide, saving the slideshow as YouTube video, and more. I also included some free downloads that you can use in your own slideshows, such as the stock music I used, as well as some templates to help you with your own slideshows. Add music.

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eLearning Stock Asset Library vs. eLearning Template Library

eLearning Brothers

We offer two separate library subscriptions — eLearning Stock and eLearning Templates. Here is some clarification on the contents of these two libraries: The eLearning Stock Asset Library. Membership to the eLearning Stock Asset Library provides access to the following assets: Vector graphics - infographics, devices, arrows, buttons, icons, word clouds, and social media graphics.

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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. Music can be a challenge, but many sites offer free music under a creative commons license. You must attribute the original artist somewhere in your eLearning in the manner in which they require but otherwise, the music can be free to use. I’ve found some significant resources for stock photography.

5 Must-Have Gifts for Trainers

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Adobe Stock. ?Finding Finding professional stock photos that fit the scope for instructional design projects and training presentations can be quite the challenge. By investing in Adobe Stock Photos, you don’t even have to worry. So, What’s on Your List?

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Pixlr | Online Photo Editor — A powerful free and premium online photo editor! Best Stock Music and Sound Effects For Multimedia Projects Reviews of stock music sites for people who produce online learning, presentations and videos.

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Check It Out – New FREE eLearning Creative Bundle!

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve created a bundle that has new custom graphics, stock photos, PowerPoint templates, and custom music clips – all yours, all free! Create professional presentations with ease using our sleek graphics, unique PowerPoint templates, custom music clips, stock photos, and certificate templates. We’re excited to announce our brand new elearning creative bundle!

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23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

With thousands of attribution-free stock images available, Pexels is one of the more popular royalty-free stock image sites. As well as the usual categorization via topic, you can easily select photos, vectors or illustrations, in various orientations, sizes, or colors.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 4, 2021

Mike Taylor

Wunderstock is a new site with over 3 million free stock photos Compressimage.io “The fundamental cause of the trouble in the modern world today is that the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” Bertrand Russell.

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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating eLearning Content

eLearning Brothers

If you are creating an eLearning course, take advantage of as many multimedia resources as you can like eLearning Stock videos and audio. When appropriate, give them audio clips, music files, animations, and videos. And don’t forget about eLearning Stock graphics and photos. Likewise, choose appropriate, tasteful and well-designed photos and graphics. Guest post by Steve Aedy. Steve is a freelance blogger and content writer for FreshEssays.com.

Announcing Our Free eLearning Creative Bundle: Get It Now!

DigitalChalk eLearning

This bundle is full of stock photos, custom graphics, PowerPoint templates, custom music clips – more than $295 worth of resources! We’ve been spending a lot of time working on something special for you and we’re excited to announce the launch of our first free eLearning creative bundle download! It’s easy to get download your free creative bundle, just follow these 3 steps: Go to www.digitalchalk.com/creative-bundle/ or click the button below.

COVID-19 and the next New Deal for artists: “Building the Vibe”


Photo courtesy of Arts Corps. The musical energy coming out of our speakers helped us find our vibe. The stock market lost 90% of its value and hope was generally lost. Teaching is like dancing. Sometimes your step on someone’s feet, misread cues, or land flat on your ass.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 1,2020

Mike Taylor

What I’m listening to: One of my favorite things about Spotify is how they serve up music that I’d never find on my own. My “Discovery Weekly” playlist is a great example – its like having my personal music curator making me a new ‘mixtape’ every week. New Stock Photos, Icons & Cut Out People — blog-insider.office.com. “The person who says he knows what he thinks but cannot express it usually does not know what he thinks.”

Helping Students Find Identity Through Student Created Video

TechSmith Camtasia

We used some of the stock music in Camtasia as background so we didn’t infringe on any artists’ copyright. We used Creative Commons photos to fill in the gaps of photos that we didn’t have. We used search.creativecommons.org to find these photos that weren’t protected by a standard copyright. Today’s guest blogger is Matt Miller, who is a wonderfully talented and insightful teacher, author and blogger.

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5 Ways to Handle Boring eLearning Content Like a Pro

eLearning Brothers

” We expect them to be excited by our factoids, stock photos and sound effects when in reality the learner just doesn’t care. The course opened up to bright carnival music and presented the learner with a map of the carnival grounds. You can establish that connection by helping them get emotional about the content in a productive way (like with humor, music or stories).

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

For the photos in your webinar, you can take your own (make sure you get permission before you start snapping away though) or look to free stock photo sites such as Pixabay, Unsplash, or RawPixel. If you want a more extensive collection of photos to choose from, you can check out iStock (which can run anywhere from $12+ per photo if purchased separately, but the price goes down if you buy the stock photo bundles).

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2


Stock service. When it comes of putting together content for your courses, a good stock service will save you tons of time, and make your lessons look far more professional. In case you’re not familiar with the term, “stock” is media industry speak for all kinds of ready-made multimedia assets such as photos, videos, clip-art and music , that you can just buy and incorporate to your courses.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

CCMixter , The Freesound Project , OpSound , Free Music Archive , and Jamendo. Musicshake and TuneAround are free tools that let you easily create your own music and soundtracks. Photo Resizer : use this application to quickly resize images to a specific resolution. Image editing software : Paint.net : free image and photo editing software that probably does most of what you need for elearning. Stock Image Resources. Stock.xchng : lots of free stock images.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. Animoto’s photo presentation tool is synced with the rhythm of the music you have chosen while at the same time it informs you about the steps of the video editing process all the way to its completion. Also, this tool has a private gallery where you can save all your photos and images. 3 Free Stock Images.

eFront sites to check out


link] Highly affordable Voice (Singing), Piano, Music Theory, and Songwriting online classes from Berklee College of Music graduate. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

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5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make


End the segment with an interactive exercise that offers music, points, and feedback. Graphics and photos that allow learner interaction, like hotspots, exploding diagrams, drag and drop and touch points that balloon into more information are also hot features. The key is to avoid using stock images and animations. Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Just upload a photo or a gradient as a source and let them do the rest. Photos & Graphics. New Old Stock – a collection of vintage photos from public archives. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a big.zip file. Findshot – Yet another great looking resource for free stock photos. Looking for some good free music for your projects?

DIY Tools to Help Boost Your Business


Then choose an audio narration for your script, choose background music, click “finalize video” and before you know it you have a professional animated video to suit your business needs. Canva can also help you to enhance social media posts with innovative ideas for photos, infographics or other visuals. It allows you to create content from a variety of sources and stock images.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto


Things that are alive move, and that attracts more attention and engagement than still photos. In fact, the name Animoto is some kind of combination like animated photos. We’ve built into Animoto so much stuff that just makes it so painless like just dealing with syncing with music and providing just all sorts of great fonts and colors and animations just all built into stuff to help your video stand out. Or it could be like a collage of photos.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress


So, this might not be in your wheelhouse, but you talked about adding photos and stuff in, now when you add music into your video, you have to be careful of not violating any copyrights. My advice to beginners is just avoid music all together, because it’s really easy, what you want technically is royalty free music available for commercial reuse, with no limit on the license or whatever. But if there’s doubt, you could always just skip the music.

Next generation of mobile IT solidifies as Apple announces products


For instance, touchscreen smartphones and tablets are now wholly at home in the boardroom and among the sales force, with their large displays giving access to rich business content instead of the music, movies and games that have endeared them to consumers. The source stated the market has not yet decided whether to be optimistic about the moves, with Apple stock rising then falling slightly on the day of the debut.

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Buying steam?

Learning with 'e's

Purchasing and downloading a book for your e-reader, he warns, won''t necessarily protect it from disappearing from the web, because unlike physical copies of books (or music), users only purchase a licence to read (or listen), not the entire work itself. He recommends that libraries could act as the arbiters of truth in this instance, monitoring and continually comparing their physical book stock against their digital counterparts to ensure no changes have illicitly taken place.

Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

Pexels – Free Stock Photos — appsource.microsoft.com Get great looking free stock photos for your documents and presentations. Learn about the plugin and get stock images for your slides.

Best websites for free elearning art and resources for elearning developers


Elearning art – free stock images. Pixabay provides a huge collection of photographs, vector images, stock photos and illustrations. Search and download high quality stock images under creative common license. Stocksnap offers a wide range of free stock images under creative common license. Elearning art – free stock videos. Here are top sites that provides free stock videos. Pexels provides a large collection of high resolution stock videos.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices


Answers from talent development director Kelsey Kline, photos by James John Jetel. The team’s favorite hangout spots: Our team frequently gets together to enjoy catered meals and fully stocked refrigerators during “Beer O’Clock.” It’s a laid back spot where music jams and that blank canvas of a whiteboard stands. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article. Sure, cool offices aren’t everything.

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Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #06

Mike Taylor

Footage – create videos from a library of millions of videos, photos and audio tracks. Millions of videos, photos and audio tracks are available for you to use in your video. cchound.com | free music for content creators . Spotlight App.

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How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


Chris shares how when he finds a great looking website, their use of too much stock photography can kill the brand and the great design elements in other areas of the website.

L&D Toolbox for February 2021

Mike Taylor

darktable – the photo workflow software darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. Affinity Photo – Professional Image Editing Software – The only fully loaded photo editor integrated across Mac, Windows and iOS, Affinity Photo is the first choice of thousands of professionals around the world. Do Online Photo Editing in your browser for free!

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

And yet, every time I see a warning about distracting background music, I think about the effects of soundtracks on how people feel about sharks.) Do you find that stock images of teaching are static and boring? Lang tells us how to ensure that photos of classroom training don’t look staged. If 2018 flew by quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


BookBub — In addition to serving as an e-reader, BookBub provides alerts for discounted or free ebooks to keep your personal library stocked. Additionally, you an access photos that can be overlaid with the modern view to create a truly unique experience. Unlike other music libraries, Songza lets you browse musical titles by your mood, activity or genre. Record these sounds and create your own music with this free site.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 13, 2019

Mike Taylor

I might even start mixing in a little Christmas music this afternoon. design] 5 Stock Photo sites that will make your content more inclusive & diverse. Learning at work is work, and we must make space for it.

Breakthrough eLearning: Respect Different Ways of Learning

Breakthrough eLearning

Lets do away with the mind-numbing text dumps and introduce graphics and photos and videos when appropriate (a picture worth a thousand words, and all that). 3g for free ringtones free kyocera ringtones - free music ringtones - free nextel ringtones 10:24 AM Anonymous said.

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eLearningArt Updates September 2016


We’ve released thousands of new images, some free templates and a music track, and I’ve moved houses 3 times with 2 kids under 3 years old (yikes!). Here’s a photo of me on a training ride with my sister last week: Settling in at Lake Tahoe, CA. I took a little break from blogging over the past few months to spend time with family and to get settled in, but got back to it in a cool how-to post last week: Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint in under 1 minute.