10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning

eLearningMind

The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. Photography puts real people in front of learners, and their own unconscious biases could affect the connection (or lack thereof) they feel. Learners can sense stock photography from a mile away.

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Learning with e's

She does this through her writing, videos, photography, artwork, live sketching (see Graffikon ), keynote speeches and her very popular workshops on creativity, making and learning. blimage Amy Burvall creativity education History Teachers learning photography selfie Technology video YouTube

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Using Instagram For Social Learning

LearnDash

Instagram has become extremely popular over recent years, so it only makes sense that it too has its role to play in education. What’s nice about these suggestions is that they don’t just apply to artistic courses like photography.

The Safety & Compliance Lookbook (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

If they do not have access for a computer or mobile device in their role, an instructor-led solution may be needed. Should you use illustrations, photography, video, a combination?

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

I have learnt from my research that there are - and always will be - people who are resistant or reticent, because new technologies have the potential to disrupt and challenge the social and professional roles into which they have habituated.

The Commitments That Make Sales Training Stick

Training Industry

Sales management is a leadership role, and without a sales manager providing additional training, development and coaching, the sales force will slip back into old behaviors immediately. Headshot: © Mike Turner PhotographyI once spoke at a company’s sales kickoff meeting three years in a row. Each year was a “transformation,” and each year, the sales force was informed that it was required to change.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Everyone has different areas to develop or roles to grow into. Cathy Martindale, a retiree, has enriched her love for photography by “gobbling up as many tutorials as I can about Lightroom,” she said.

Whither higher education? To the opera!

Allison Rossett

I enjoyed interviews with the stars and supernumaries, and time lapse photography revealing how a set happens. I often think about the condition of higher education, but was concerned not at all when I went to see “La Boheme” in a movie theater at the mall. Opera in San Diego.

What sort of journalist am I?

Clive on Learning

Having just reached a major milestone birthday (I'll leave you to figure out whether that's 30 or 40), I feel justified in reflecting on the role that blogging is likely to play in the years to come. I've just made major investments in three new all-consuming hobbies - photography, video and piano playing - and I need time to make sure I get a good return on all three.

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference (8-9 April, 2010) will examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles.

The past tense of open badges

E-Learning Provocateur

So an applicant who has earned badges for digital photography techniques and advanced Photoshop operations would be an obvious candidate. Some commentators are heralding open badges as the nemesis of the college degree. I don’t quite see it that way.

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Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

You might find the right guy to play the role of the client in your story, but there’s only three shots of him and he looks like a goofball in one of them. Tags: photography 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? Maybe you have the time or the budget. But usually not. eLearning Art to the rescue!

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning.

What Are Learning Organizations, and What Do They Really Do?

CLO Magazine

This person’s role is to manage information throughout the organization. We most often see this role in intellectual capital companies, such as consulting firms, whose basic products are essentially information. Both these roles can be critical to maintaining a learning organization.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

For over 20 years, Chris performed a hands-on role designing and leading development of learning solutions for global enterprise businesses across a wide range of vertical industries. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids.

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

CLO Magazine

Photo by Will Byington Photography. Learning’s role is getting bigger not smaller in this economy,” Prokopeak explained. Eric Weiner.

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Manufactured education

Learning with e's

The new civilisation, as it challenges the old, will topple bureaucracies, reduce the role of the nation state, and give rise to semi-autonomous economies in a post imperialist world" (Toffler, 1980, p 24). Similar events occurred in the film and photography industries.

How to Create Engaging Content That Won’t Make Your Employees Swipe Left

eLearningMind

Make sure your training offers: 50 percent learning based on the skills they need specifically for their role. 25 percent whatever the learner wants to learn, be it photography, French, cooking, or some other pet project. At the risk of divulging some of our favorite apps, we will admit that there’s something gratifying about being able to demonstrate rejection with a single swipe.

Be nice to techies

Learning with e's

From 1976 to 1981, I was employed in my first job as an Audio Visual Technician where my role was to support lecturing staff. I did graphic design, illustrations and photography for them.

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

Learning Visions

You might find the right guy to play the role of the client in your story, but there’s only three shots of him and he looks like a goofball in one of them. Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:22 AM Labels: photography , scenarios 3comments: Brian Dusablon said. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

10Q: Leigh Graves Wolf

Learning with e's

So my role morphed to including not only "techy" reponsibilities but into what we now know as an ICT facilitator or coordinator. Leigh Graves Wolf, who is one of the Pelecon invited spotlight speakers next week, is Program Director for the Master’s in Educational Technology program at MSU.

How Looop is Helping Edwardian Hotels Deliver Consistently Exceptional Client Care

looop

In the beginning they actually came in and helped us create some videos and photography and helped us create some training. For a company with multiple locations, giving local subject matter experts the ability to contribute to training material is a huge victory: “In less than a year, we’ve been able to create over 100 training resources – either videos, photography or little how-to-manuals.

The social impact of disruptive technology

Learning with e's

Let me give you the example of digital photography: Today there are only a few places left where you can buy non-digital cameras.

Curation 101

From the Coleface

I chose learning basic Photoshop for photographers (a close to home example as my wife will soon be embarking on this learning journey as part of teaching photography). Just when you thought you had enough e-learning buzzwords, curation came along.

Boundary Changes

Learning with e's

Entitled 'Boundary Changes: Redefining Learning Spaces' , the two day event aims to examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles. The Plymouth e-Learning Conference 2009 website has been launched today.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

Everyone has different areas to develop or roles to grow into. Cathy Martindale, a retiree, has enriched her love for photography by “gobbling up as many tutorials as I can about Lightroom,” she said.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy). Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography.

Subverting the system

Learning with e's

Foreign press photography and reporting inside the country has been banned, but still the images emerge, courtesy of brave souls with mobile phones and other devices capturing and then webcasting their footage for the world to see.

Meeting unreasonable needs

Clark Quinn

It’d be one way to ‘teach photography’ instead of ‘the camera’ Of course, I also recommend teaching ‘the model’, not the software *nor* the task. I feel for the person in the situation of having to do a particular role when the ‘received wisdom’ about how to do it is at odds with what really is useful, and is underresourced to boot. I was contacted yesterday by a relatively new ID person, who was in a tough spot.

Employee Highlight: Meet TechSmithie Katie Moore

Visual Lounge

My role consists of managing the Social Media Team, part of our Evangelism Team, our Customer Content Coordinator and Email Marketing Programs Team. Photo Credit: Lindsay Wilkinson Photography.