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. Any stock images need to be chosen carefully for consistency and relevance to your content. Using stock images is one of the most cost-effective ways to add interest to your elearning. Unfortunately, finding exactly the right image from a stock library can be difficult and time-consuming.

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. The problem is is that I do enjoy photography as a hobby, and so I still have that as a service.

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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. 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

Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. Stock Exchange offers high quality images taken around the world by amateur photographers. If you have an interest in photography, you can even submit your own pictures. TurboPhoto provides free stock images from 10 categories all of which are in the public domain. A German site (English and German versions).

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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! 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.

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Designing Member Engagement into your Website

Web Courseworks

By thinking about the mobile version first, you are forced to focus the message of what you are trying to communicate. 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? Authentic photography is one of the best ways to exemplify your association’s personality/purpose. Member engagement is a topic we can’t ignore in 2017.

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?

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

With the better HTML5 engine, republishing courses using a new version of Storyline may improve crash issues on mobile devices lacking in RAM. It was the opposite in previous versions. This is a great supplement to your current stock photography and character sites. While it’s probably not a replacement, it could save time and money through quick integration while developing (less task switching) and could help reduce subscription needs on other stock sites.

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. This example is a generic version of an information security course we developed for another customer. Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions.

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? .

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. You may either navigate via web browser to a published version of your project, or you may select the Preview > Live preview on devices option from the Toolbar. Battle shrinking attention spans with immersive learning scenarios that your learners can experience in Virtual Reality using VR headsets.

How to create custom social media graphics in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Not having to start learning a new program from scratch means you can start creating custom social media graphics straight away and don’t have to worry about watermarks or poor-quality exports from free versions of an unfamiliar software.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

Stock photography company Shutterstock hosts an annual daylong hackathon during which employees present demos for new tools that will improve the customer experience. A few years ago, shoe retailer Zappos got the world’s attention when it jumped into the most extreme version of self-managed teams.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. In its basic version, the tool is completely free for 7 days, and full access to it is granted with a small annual fee. 3 Free Stock Images. There is a range of websites that offer free stock photos and this is an additional help to every online instructor who wants to use business and professionally-looking photos on their online school.

Cut the Clip Art Clutter

Mindflash

We’ve all seen (or designed) training that looked like the clip art version of a ransom note. Much like stock photography, the trick to using clip art well is to keep it styled in a way that reinforces your message. What is the training slide below telling you? Okay, so the corporate speak is uninspiring, but I’ll bet it’s the random clip art that’s really speaking to you – and it’s probably screaming “Train wreck!”.

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

LifterLMS

” Jason Hsiao: It’s actually also … I think there’s nothing more authentic than just being the most authentic version of yourself. Now, when I think of the word SAS or software as a service, Animoto is going to start popping in my head because it’s literally like having a service of a production company, a stock photography consultant, a storyboard are all wrapped up into software. But you also have photography and family.

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

Mike Taylor

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. Artboard Studio in a browser-based mockup tool that combines photography and some really smart features to help you make great looking mock-ups and product shots.

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: .

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Republishing is a good option if you have legacy Flash eLearning content that was developed in an older version of an authoring tool. Simply republish the course using the latest version of the authoring tool. States are different versions of an object.

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?