Be a Stock Photography Model!
JUNE 18, 2014
We’ve written a lot about the importance of choosing the right images for your e-Learning projects and suggested some sources for economically priced stock photography. Or maybe your learners are tired of seeing the same impersonal stock photo used over and over.
Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2010
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.
Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2011
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! Depending on the source, stock music can be expensive and in a climate in which it’s hard to get any purchases approved, it may be viewed as frivolous. Here are my top tips for finding and working with stock music. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects.
5 Useful Tips for Designing eLearning
MARCH 6, 2017
Add immense value by applying these 5 design tips to eLearning. Title: Tip 1: On-screen text Description: No one likes reading long-winding paragraphs filled with jargon. Title: Tip 5: Colors Description: Define a color palette for the eLearning course. Content is always king.
Designing Member Engagement into your Website
JANUARY 31, 2017
Here are 3 tips to design member engagement into your website: 1. Get rid of the stock images. We are all guilty of over-use of stock images, and as a web visitor – do they really grab your attention? Member engagement is a topic we can’t ignore in 2017.
e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!
OCTOBER 14, 2014
We provide video demos , webinars , suggestions on instructional design books to read, graphic design tips and more. . Cheesy Stock Photos. Uh oh—I think someone forgot to read our “ Be a Stock Photography Model! Camera shy but need stock photo resources?
LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World
JUNE 14, 2016
She shared helpful tips for creating these exercises, which can be applied to anything you’re doing in eLearning, like: Use photos of hands instead of full stock photography of people so that you can take the photos yourself and still give the course a humanistic feeling.
7 e-Learning Content Mistakes That Ruin Your Credibility
OCTOBER 29, 2014
Proofreading should help you catch any of these mistakes with easily confused words: 6 Quick Tips for Proofreading Your e-Learning Course. Stock photos of women laughing alone with salad are sure to ruin your course’s credibility. Don’t have the budget for quality stock photos?
The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning
JANUARY 14, 2015
Here are a few tips to help: Tips from a Graphic Designer. Take your own stock photos: Be a Stock Photography Model! Use these tips to create a positive Halo Effect with your text: 5 Tips for Dealing with Distracted and Impatient Learners.
The Best of e-Learning in June
JUNE 23, 2014
Take a look at the top ten articles below, covering everything from mobile design to taking your own stock photos. 6 Tips for Creating Smile-Worthy, User-Friendly e-Learning. Take a look at these tips, and you’ll be grinning too. Be a Stock Photography Model!
The Season’s Top 10 e-Learning Picks: Summer
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The Lectora writers Stephanie Ivec and I even found time to research and write about some cool e-Learning topics, plus share a few guest posts with great development tips. Be a Stock Photography Model!
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The Learning Dispatch
JULY 1, 2011
VR Photography. E-Learning Stock Photography. Tips & Traps. Crystal Reports Tips. Home » News » Classroom Training » New Crystal Reports Tips. New Crystal Reports Tips. Our instructors have sent over some new Crystal Reports tips. Contact us: (512) 794-8440 | firstname.lastname@example.org. Search: Home. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Overview. Courseware Development. Learning Management Systems.
Tips for do-it-yourself artists
Clive on Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
In Move over stock photos, Poser's here , Cathy Moore looks at alternatives to stock photos, in which, she complains, the girls are always too thin, too pretty and too happy. You can get these figures to adopt whatever pose or expression you like - something that's not possible with clip art or stock photography. Monday was graphics day.
The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
In Malcom Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point , Gladwell introduces several influential personality types, one of which is the Connector – an individual who knows large numbers of people and is in the habit of making introductions. What are your favorite tips and tools?
Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 6, 2011
5 Tips for Creating Better Blended Experiences Remember “Transition to e-Learning” Development Tools. Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios
OCTOBER 30, 2009
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? 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? Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:22 AM Labels: photography , scenarios 3comments: Brian Dusablon said.
Maintaining the Cool Factor in E-Learning—Without Blowing Your Budget
ATD Learning Technologies
APRIL 18, 2017
In an organization that promotes a casual and fun work environment, an e-learning course that looks homemade and features amateur photography can fit right in—in fact, it may even be preferred. The company wants you to keep costs down. You want to keep the e-learning course interesting.
Top five tips for designing engaging graphics for e-learning
OCTOBER 27, 2009
Read on for our top five tips for achieving this. While stock photography can be useful, relying on it entirely can often result in dry and unoriginal work. Check back soon to download these top tips for engaging graphics in e-learning. Tags: Blog Development Top tip e-Learning Creating original graphics for an e-learning course can be a challenging task, particularly when anything that’s created has to comply with strict branding guidelines.
Top five tips for running a successful photo shoot
OCTOBER 20, 2009
If it’s not your day job, setting up and running a photography session can seem daunting, but it’s not as difficult as you might think. Here are our top five tips to make your next photo shoot go swimmingly. And, if you have the time, why not add some extra ‘generic’ poses for stock photos that might be useful for further projects? Check back soon to download a copy of these top tips for photo shoot success.
Really…Were These the Best Images We Could Find?
DECEMBER 17, 2009
There are tons of stock photography sites online. Tags: Featured Random Info Tips & Tricks eLearning best practices graphic design images JOIN THE CRUSADE…NO MORE CHEESY, ANIMATED CLIPART! How many times have you seen images like these? Images are an important part of online courses. The trick is that the images we use must enhance the instructional qualities of the content.
The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Here are a few tips to help: Tips from a Graphic Designer. . Take your own stock photos: Be a Stock Photography Model! . Use these tips to create a positive Halo Effect with your text: 5 Tips for Dealing with Distracted and Impatient Learners. Use these tips and resources to make the best first impression in your e-Learning course! Whether it’s for a job interview or a blind date, you want to look your best.
Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog
JANUARY 25, 2011
Tips for facilitating Here are a few tips you can use in a physical classroom, during synchronous online sessions, and even (with a little adaptation) with asynchronous applications: Begin by asking questions.
Cut the Clip Art Clutter
APRIL 13, 2010
Much like stock photography, the trick to using clip art well is to keep it styled in a way that reinforces your message. But there are some tips to keep in mind for locating and using clip art images that differ from those we use for photographs.