Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. Stock images Most stock image libraries include photos and illustrations. If you’re not getting your photography, or your illustration created for your course, then you’re missing out on the impact it can offer. If you want a learner to recognise a specific colleague, then using a photo of them will be most effective.

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

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Jean is the founder of Design Theory, an agency built to help business owners with professional photography and digital strategy. 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.

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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 version 3.6.6

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. 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. You can search for photos, see which photos are the most popular, and which ones have the highest ratings or the most downloads.

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Telling your story

Learning with 'e's

Today I was involved in teaching a session for a BA group on the use of digital photography and communication. I couldn't resist capturing the photo, because it was so iconic and representative of the children in this part of the world, and it conveyed innocence and hope. I decided to use a reworked version of the picture of the young girl in a blog post called ' What Price Education? ' images education Africa learning Gambia school digital photography blogging narrative

The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

Slidesgo also has some lovely photography-heavy free PowerPoint templates. An effective presentation uses photography intentionally to tell a story, not just to make slides look pretty. An impressive bonus is that some of the templates have both an animated and a non-animated version.

Community Engagement, COVID-19 and Big hART – the promises we must keep

Kadenze

Photo by Leith Alexander, courtesy of Big hART. This is what Big hART provides – engagement, self-expression through music, video, photography, animation, dance, an expression of their story, building agency, visibility and safety. Photo by Leith Alexander, courtesy of Big hART. Students are invited to participate in creating their own versions of NEOMAD characters, in online creative demonstrations, using software such as Procreate, Adobe and Zoom.

Image Cropping 101: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

To “crop” an image is to remove or adjust the outside edges of an image (typically a photo) to improve framing or composition , draw a viewer’s eye to the image subject, or change the size or aspect ratio. In other words, image cropping is the act of improving a photo or image by removing the unnecessary parts. It may seem illogical, but typically the most interesting or eye-catching photos don’t have the main subject smack dab in the center of the image.

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

When we add game elements and/or highly visual interactions to learning, we create a more powerful experience that can motivate and engage learners in ways that “Click NEXT to continue reading with stock photography” courses never will. A photo-driven example. This example is a generic version of an information security course we developed for another customer. A mix of illustrations and photos.

When augmented reality isn’t

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course you have to start somewhere and the PhM website does promise a new version, but it refers to contemporary photography and gamification. Select the “i&# icon at the relevant location and a photo pops up from the museum’s collection showing you what it looked like 100 years ago. By laying the old photos over the real background. A crumpled tourist map is just as good; Plug in some photos? I’m a big fan of the Powerhouse Museum.

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. Shooting stills in photography mode will always produce better images than pulling from your video because they’ll be much higher resolution. 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.

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Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

However, the team had come back from the coast with some great photos, a good story and a new product. I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week!

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

Likewise, hidden away underneath the architectural photo on slide 2 is the building sketch, which moves down, out of its ‘shadow’ on the third slide, producing both a reveal and movement effect during the morph transition. Dynamic photography with PowerPoint morph. Using beautiful photos from Pexels or Unsplash , Morph brings some wonderful effects to photos, especially when tessellated or tiled. Welcome to the playground of my imagination!

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

Take your own stock photos: Be a Stock Photography Model! Try a free 30 day trial of Lectora® Online, the newest version of this powerful cloud authoring tool. Whether it’s for a job interview or a blind date, you want to look your best. That’s because you recognize the value of first impressions. But did you know first impressions are important in your e-Learning course too?

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. but I am sick and tired of seeing eLearning courses that use irrelevant stock photography - it's no wonder that we repeatedly hear learners saying "eLearning is so boring and ugly". (I We asked the artist to send both the black and white and colour versions of the artwork which didn't increase their workload but gave us double the amount of images to use).

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Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

Any photography you use should be chosen with care, check out this blog post for tips on where to get great images , and this one for how to avoid image clichés. Other content blocks include video from YouTube, Vimeo, or Spark Video, a photo gallery and a Glideshow. Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app. Spark was developed to help people with no design expertise create social graphics, web pages, and short videos with impact.

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Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content

Instilled

Hot picks: Rovtop 10 inch Ring Light or Photography Studio LED Lighting Kit. Hot pick: Photo Video Studio 2-in-1 Collapsible Background Panel. A version of this post originally appeared on the PeopleFluent blog. In a period where we’ve had to lean more heavily on video to deliver learning programs, organizations are increasingly interested in getting more professional-looking results.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

Photo by Will Byington Photography. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. Eric Weiner. At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground.

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How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

I’m on this photography course, it’s a really prestigious training academy. Chris Badgett: Photography. Melissa Love: … started to get asked to talk at photography conferences. I go and speak at five or six photography conferences a year, some are small.

Adobe Captivate (2019 release) and Immersive learning with VR experiences

Adobe Captivate

You will also find many 360 VR images available on stock.adobe.com, Adobe’s photo and media stock purchasing service as well as many other stock photography resources.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

Take your own stock photos: Be a Stock Photography Model! . Try a free 30 day trial of Lectora® Online, the newest version of this powerful cloud authoring tool. Whether it’s for a job interview or a blind date, you want to look your best. That’s because you recognize the value of first impressions. But did you know first impressions are important in your e-Learning course too? .

Insights from a presentation designer: Q&A with Julie Terberg

BrightCarbon

Even though this beast had fewer features than the first version of Photoshop, clients were thrilled with the concepts that we helped them design and take away on paper. There are a few original copies remaining and we are working on an updated version.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

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. It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation.

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

LifterLMS

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. You could have up to like 25 photos, sometimes people had none, or just five and they weren’t that good. Or it could be like a collage of photos. ” It’s just like, “Drag and drop your photos and your music and we’ll create a great video.”

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

E-learning Uncovered

It actually generated applause in the middle of the session, and I guarantee that wasn’t due to its cutting-edge custom photography, innovative special effects, or vibrant color scheme! But assuming you’ve determined that using some music is a good design decision for your project… Try stock photo sites you already use. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. Do you use music in your courses?

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Resistance is futile

Learning with 'e's

Digital technology has advanced photography into areas that were previously considered impossible. You don't have to wait for the publishing house to decide to release an updated version. Photo by Steve Wheeler Resistance is futile by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 I'm fascinated by the psychology of educational technology.

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. Gradients Guru – Pick a gradient and add your photo for great-looking, dead-simple results.

Big Niches and Creating an Ecosystem Around Your Tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative

LifterLMS

Avery shares some great examples of telling stories through media formats like photography. That’s just in a photo. Photography has a mood. You walked out of movies before, like if you ever watched Batman: Dark Knight Rises, you can say, “Man, that was a dark movie,” well, people know what you mean by that, but you can also look at a photo and go, “This photo is really underexposed. Yes, I’m a writer, but I love photography.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

Then, I might have you submit a photo or an essay about what happened, what was your experience applying that information. It’s no longer just a video-based version of a text book, it’s an immersive, interactive coaching program with the feedback loops open and the ability to act on those feedback laps with improvement and coaching.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

Later on down the line a friend asked if Brendan could help with SEO on his photography website. You said that you, before creating your course videos or whatever, you did a workshop to work the muscles out and maybe get the first versions of the content? You get the unedited, you might find a 10-minute version on YouTube, but it was actually a 90-minute interview. They just want to take photos.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Whilst companies using G Suite can upgrade to a paid version with more business functionality, for the individual user the free version offers all the tools they’re likely to need. Version history allows you to see past iterations of a document, which can be incredibly useful. We talk more about Version history in the Viewing and saving your work section below. Use high quality photography- not stock photo clichés: .

The Power of Preselling and Freemium with John Turner of SeedProd, a Coming Soon Page and Maintenance Mode Plugin for WordPress

LifterLMS

His plugin started to gain traction and was getting lots of feature requests, so John created a pro version. I started building those, and I would release the pro version of that plugin. Freemium being you have a free product with an upsell to a paid version. I’ve used your free version. Chris Badgett: I also notice, I didn’t realize you had this on your pricing table, you had some photography included, or access to stock photos?

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

per month): Access to photo and element library, fonts, and priority support. With Canva you get access to a huge amount of assets: 2 million photos, 500,000 illustrations and icons, 20,000+ templates, 500+ fonts and so on. Google Slides is Google’s version of PowerPoint.