Illustration vs photography for elearning

Sponge UK

Choosing a visual style for your elearning often comes down to illustrations versus photography. 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.

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 decided to use a reworked version of the picture of the young girl in a blog post called ' What Price Education? ' Blogs are not simply about text.

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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.

Augmented Reality – Making Paper Interactive

Upside Learning

Then you’d know there is an aesthetic value in the glossy paper, fabulous product photography and innovative use of color and layouts. It’d be a shame to throw that out the window and replace with a digital version.

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

Kadenze

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.

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. 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.

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.

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eLearning: Creating a Self-Video with Adobe Video Express

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby  Adobe Presenter Video Express is a new version of the video software that comes with  Adobe Presenter 10. If you can purchase professional photography lights, that's a great way to go. With With it you can record a video of both you and your computer screen at the same time. When you open it from the Presenter ribbon within PowerPoint, you can create a video of yourself and your PowerPoint slides.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

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 One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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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.

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.

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.

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. I’m a big fan of the Powerhouse Museum.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

Dynamic photography with PowerPoint morph. Welcome to the playground of my imagination! In this post we look at the mind-bending world of Morph and how to use it create stunning design effects in PowerPoint. Morph is a bit of a superhero really.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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! I heard from Anthony Osborn, at Red Gate Software about a recent screencast they made. This video is just a little different. in a good way for many reasons!

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.

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Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

You might see eleven depending on your version of PowerPoint or more if you have a custom template. It may also include common background pictures such as a brand logo, graphics and photography.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

They are also familiar with the content and learning management systems, authoring tools, and other tools and systems for video, audio, photography, 3-D, and animation. They can simply access the materials, make the necessary changes, and deploy the latest version. Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? Good question.

Handling content efficiently with a Rapid Learning solution

Learning Wire

You don’t have to start from scratch; you can reuse existing written material, presentations, diagrams, photography, illustrations, audio, or video. Ideally you get a working online version of the course rather than a paper‐based description. The most successful solutions also have a built‐in translation feature that helps you create multiple language versions with minimum effort.

Image Cropping 101: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

In fact, it’s kind of a rule of photography that your main subject shouldn’t be in the center. But in this cropped version, we’re drawn more to her face and the fact she’s focused on her phone.

What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?

Litmos

Similarly, photography, audio recording, and then video recording likewise surpassed our personal memory. What starts as wikis has now morphed into collaborative versions of white boards, documents, presentations, spreadsheets, diagrams, and more.

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.

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. I'm fascinated by the psychology of educational technology.

The Camtasia Studio 8 Library: Part 1 of 6 – Store Subprojects in the Library for Better Performance

TechSmith Camtasia

The Camtasia Studio Library, first introduced with version 7, is a powerful tool for leveraging my screencasting workflows. His personal interests include bicycling, kayaking, cross country skiing, photography, cooking, boating, fishing, crabbing, and camping.

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.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

You might see eleven depending on your version of PowerPoint or more if you have a custom template. It may also include common background pictures such as a brand logo, graphics and photography.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. If you have an interest in photography, you can even submit your own pictures. A German site (English and German versions). Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.)

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Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

Previously dominant multi-national corporations such as the photography giant Kodak have discovered that failing to respond quickly enough to societal changes can be very costly. Numerous versions of his act, some very humorous, can be found under the Lt Pike meme.

New directions in self-study e-learning: the return of scrolling

Clive on Learning

In fact, fixed sizes were and still are commonplace in media generally, whether you're talking print, TV, photography or slides. Nobody wants to create multiple versions of their e-learning to suit the idiosyncrasies of different devices. Earlier this week I wrote about the first of the new directions in self-study e-learning that I had noticed - the use of social interactions.

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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Making Courses More Tablet-Friendly

E-learning Uncovered

When I have custom photography, each file may be 2 MB or more depending on the megapixel of the camera. Fortunately, many authoring tools (such as Storyline and Captivate) let you publish to traditional and HTML5 content at the same time, with the best version being displayed to each student.

LMS/LCMS More Puzzlers – OS + Language + Browsers

eLearning 24-7

Go to the store and you will see the laptops and home desktops coming out with the 64 bit version home OS, better yet, there is a 64 bit browser for IE, which is slightly different than the regular IE browser. The newer versions offer more functionality, better security, more capabilities – than older versions. And for some.they will go the route of Polaroid, who waited too long to realize that the digital photography market really was going to achieve success and work.

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How You Can Build WordPress LMS Websites as a Service with WaaS Entrepreneur Michael Short

LifterLMS

Chris Badgett: A WaaS is like having your own version of that but on WordPress, it’s kind of like you get to have your cake and eat it too. That’s the most popular version of what people use Lifter for. Learn about how you can build WordPress LMS websites as a service with WaaS entrepreneur Michael Short in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris and Michael have met up at several different WordPress and business related events.

Manufactured education

Learning with e's

Similar events occurred in the film and photography industries. He does caution however, that extreme versions of the 'stage not age' education approach can result in "16 year olds being sent to university and infants sitting GCSEs."