7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course


Instead, combining your CSS files into one larger file can reduce the number of trips your browser has to take to finish loading the site. Optimize the images on your site. The bottom line, though, is that you will need to compress your image files to put them on your site.

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9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

Search Solution: “Responsive Adobe Captivate Templates” #2 Search All the Pages in a Site. Find pages within sites using “site:[website URL]” and then your search phrase. This can be particularly valuable when you are searching certain sites. Search Solution: site:elearningbrothers.com Lectora Tips. #3 There are great eLearning authors in the industry and sometimes authors aren’t publishing to just one site.

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Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website." " You can learn more about Project Rome on the Macworld site. Jackie Dove of Macworld.com introduces you to Project Rome , a new all-in-one content creation and publishing application targeted to consumers, small businesses, and educators.

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Add Visual Depth to Your Lectora Courses

eLearning Brothers

At this site you’ll find hundreds of beautiful patterns, all available for free, ranging from natural fibers to high tech geometric patterns to popular grunge styles. This will download a zip which, when extracted contains two PNG files—one of the pattern at the original size and the second (marked with “@2X” at the end of the title), is the pattern magnified 200%.

Creately Web Based Diagramming Tool

Moodle Journal

A little bit of cross posting between my blogs here but if you have use for a diagramming tool and not come across Creately yet, then I think it is well worth paying a visit to the site. Upon completion diagrams can be exported in either png , jpeg or Creately format. There are a number of pricing models available, including a free version that has plenty of features. The models available cover Business Diagrams, User Interface Design, Software, System, Network Diagrams and more.

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Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images


Visual content makes all the difference in a site’s appearance. Images, videos, infographics, and other media-related material are amongst the most important elements your site should include. MorgueFile offers a site that’s easy to use as it comes with handy search tools.

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Save time with e-Learning Images


Feel free to watch this video, or read below: Watch Our 1-Minute Video : If you’ve ever tried to create a scene using a typical stock image site, you know how frustrating it can be. After the frustration of searching typical stock image sites, you are going to LOVE the power of the PNG. With a PNG, you can take character images and drop them onto any background image you would like– for example, a board room, a cubicle, or an office. Hi there!

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Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #04

Mike Taylor

3D Icons from IconShock — www.iconshock.com A huge collection of 1240 icons with a neat 3D design style, dimensions 4000x4000px & delivered in transparent PNG files. App of the Week. StreamYard | Browser-based live studio for professionals.

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How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. I like to save as a PNG file so that the transparent part of the image remains transparent. That should open the doors to all sorts of possibilities as you find free SVG files at those various sites that offer free stock images. The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. And that’s a big deal because we’re starting to see more SVG images every day.

Badging and Certification with Learn Chef


This means that learners can showcase their achievements to potential employers or just have a centralized place to record the certifications that they’ve received from various sites.

Facebook Ads Guide 101: All You Need to Know for Your First Online Courses Campaign


Whenever a site visitor or certain action is taken on your site, the Facebook pixel can automatically create a Custom Audience of those individuals. It is best to use JPG or PNG files for best results. Furthermore, you do not need to worry about the performance of your site.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

Don’t be afraid to link to a website instead of using a picture of the site—just set the website to open in a new window, keep your elearning open for learners. png) to reduce. This article, by Eric Matas, is the first of a three part series on the Psychology of Elearning. Eric is an Instructional Designer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Thanks, Eric!! Designers love a little cognitive load theory. Any glimpse into the brains of learners sparks a trainer’s curiosity.

Free eLearning resource screen template and tutorial


The icons I used were PNG images. Internal site links. If you’re building a good eLearning course, you don’t want to cover EVERYTHING (even if your SME tells you that learners need ALL the information in the history of mankind). You’ll highlight the important stuff, like what do DO with the information and how to connect the learner to outcomes. And then you’ll link out to other resources and information.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

For the photos in your webinar, you can take your own (make sure you get permission before you start snapping away though) or look to free stock photo sites such as Pixabay, Unsplash, or RawPixel. A Quick Word on Hosting Sites: Now, you might be tempted to just directly upload your videos to your site, and password protect the area (or create an entirely different site to host them on), or even upload them to YouTube but DON'T DO IT.

Adobe RoboHelp: Favicons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A Favicon is an icon that appears in a browser's address bar or next to the site name in a bookmark list. You can use png , ico , or gif images as Favicons. by Kevin Siegel. During my online RoboHelp classes , students frequently ask for ways to brand a generated WebHelp layout. There are multiple ways to add a corporate identity to a layout including customizing a WebHelp skin and adding a copyright notice within the footer of a master page.

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The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Ninth Day.

TechSmith Camtasia

Your screencast needs to be promoted so use Youtube, Social media and other free hosting sites - Vimeo, Screencast etc. Existing email mailing lists should be used and content also added to your own site. It's always good practice to try and record, edit and produce at the same dimensions i.e. make sure your clips and images (perhaps png files) are all the same size. We have just a few days left in our "12 days of Screencasting" series.

Build e-Learning scenes in minutes


In Lesson One, I showed you that PNG image files are perfect for e-Learning because they remove the characters from their backgrounds. Most of the stock image sites only have characters facing the camera. It’s Art again – E-Learning Art. I’m back with Lesson Two. After going through this lesson, you should be able to create a custom scene in minutes. Do it faster than I did and I’ll send you some additional free images!

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Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

There are all sorts of computer monitors available through the office online site. In today’s post, I’ll show you how to build a laptop monitor inspired by the free laptop image file you can get from the psdGraphics site. I saved it as a PNG. My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. They’re nice to use because contextually they fit elearning. And they’re great for holding the images and multimedia we use.

VR Projects – tips and tricks

Adobe Captivate

As a civil engineer I think about the setup of a construction site, detection of lack of safety in a building etc. You also have to take care of eventual have a lower opacity, which means you will be limited to PNG images, because JPEG doesn’t support transparency. Intro. The ability to embed 360 images/video in an eLearning course is an enhancement (CP2019) which can be used in a lot of eLearning courses.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ). We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. What you will now see is that the left hand keywords are sorted based on an algorithm that takes into account how related that term is to the currently selected terms.

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

GOOGLE DRIVE Features: Access to the entire Google Suite which includes Google Docs, Forms, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Sites, Calendar, Hangouts and Google+ for all of your collaborative and storage needs. Disclaimer: I am not paid nor am I a representative of the companies mentioned below. These recommendations are solely based on thorough research and my own personal experience.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Wordle site. Here’s the difference between PNG and EMF images. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG. With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. For this post, I decided to pull a bunch of them together so that you have them in one easy list. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010!

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

This is an issue I run into quite a bit because I get some of my graphics from those low cost (or free) stock image sites and often they only provide a.PNG version of the file. Many of the illustrations you purchase will be in one of these formats: EPS,AI,PNG, or.JPG. In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do.

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Download your copy of the infographic: PNG (Large) | PNG (Small) | PDF. Students and scholars of chemistry make frequent use of the periodic table of the elements in order to contextualize and organize their understanding of the many substances they work with, as well as help to memorize each of their different properties.

12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good


Pexels is a site that has thousands of amazing free stock images available for you to download. TinyPNG allows you to reduce the size of your PNG files without having to compromise on crystal clear quality. With lots of tools suggested, each divided into easily to navigate lists, this site will definitely help you find the right tools for your courses. Design – it can make or break your eLearning course.

See How Easily You Can Create Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The other day I was looking at the AI Vault web site. Save as PNG to maintain the transparency. I ran across a tutorial on creating an envelope icon. It’s a great tutorial and relatively easy to do. However, the tutorial is targeted for Illustrator users. Looking over the tutorial, I wondered if I could follow the steps to recreate the icon in PowerPoint. So I went through the Illustrator tutorial and came up with the image below. It was easy to do and only took a few minutes.

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PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

On the Save As dialog box, locate the  Save as type drop-down menu and choose  PNG Portable Network Graphics Format. When the  Info  dialog box opens click the  Every Slide  button to save all of the slides as separate PNG files. The collaging could also be done in  Pixlr , or a similar Photoshop-esque editing site, but without prior Photoshop knowledge that might be a bit more confusing than it needs to be.

Certified to Blow Your Mind: How to Manage eLearning Certificates


Sites like LinkedIn even allow you to share certificates of completion from various professional development courses on your profiles! The supported image formats are JPG, PNG, JPEG, GIF.

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

Mike Taylor

DB Freebies – this site rounds up all the great design freebies from Behance and Dribble. Site Palette – A browser extension that extracts the color scheme from a website. Site Palette – a browser extension to generate color palettes for your projects. Color Leap | Do a little time traveling and browse the colors of history with this fun, cool site. Iloveimg is a fast, free site with just about any tool you could want to edit images in bulk.

Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

As aforementioned the amount of fonts you can use is unbelievable, plus the ability to choose the various types of text colors is in alignment with many web site tools, and rarely seen in course authoring tools. Image – jpg,tiff,bmp,png. When initally viewing the demo with EasyGenerator their speed was extremely quick, so the issue may arise on where exactly are you hitting the SaaS site from, in terms of at the workplace or off-site. EasyGenerator.

28 Best WooCommerce Plugins in 2021

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

And, true to its belief – it does let you set up and turn your WordPress site into a basic eCommerce store for free. This powerful lead generation add-on is a must-have in order to convert your site visitors into customers. You can choose to display it anywhere on your site.

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Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content – all you need is a web browser and a web site that supports H5P. IconShock Free icons pack for download, fully editable vector icon sets including free SVG and PNG icons.

Best ePUB Readers for iOS


KITABOO is an interactive eBook solution that supports multiple formats such as ePUB, PDF, TEXT, PNG, MOBI, CBR, PRC, DOCX, and more. It permits readers to discuss books, make notes, highlight sections, and share quotes on social media sites. .

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Snagit - Now with 100% More Bacon!

TechSmith Camtasia

Since you can take any PNG, JPG, GIF, TIF or BMP and turn it into a custom Snagit stamp , we can use Ann's bacon graphics as custom Snagit stamps! And, the Snagit Guide (not a TechSmith site) is about to release some free Snagit stamps. I saw a t-shirt recently that said " Bacon Makes Everything Better ". Do you think that's true? If so, Snagit is about to get better. Ann Morgan, one of our talented graphic artists has been making some bacon graphics for different projects.

How to share your Google Slides presentation


Once you’ve chosen your preferences, hit Publish , copy the HTML and paste it into your site or blog. For example, when downloading as an Image, whether PNG or JPEG, the quality of your slides can be lost, the presentation will be static, and you can only download one slide at a time.

Screencast of the Week - Collaboration and Kilts!

TechSmith Camtasia

That means you could import something like video made with Morae or Camtasia Studio (WMV file) or an image or document made with Snagit (PDF, PNG, JPG, GIF) for easy collaboration with your team. And, Bob made this great screencast with Camtasia Studio to show off a prototype application - DeepZoom Visual Site Search. After taking some time off, I think it's time to get back into the Screencast of the Week here on the Visual Lounge.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

saves in a variety of formats including AVI, JPG, GIF, and PNG. Though Ezvid files may be uploaded to sites like YouTube, it is most compatible with their Wiki site, wiki.ezvid.com, which touts itself as the world’s first exclusively video Wiki. the site claims you can create a professional-looking video in minutes (rather than hours). no multilingual version available, but the web site says it’s on the way.

The Perfect Toolkit to Create Your eLearning Courses


It’s compatible with JPEG, PNG, GIF, and SVG formats. That’s why the use of sites like Unsplash is so great, because you can download photos of hundreds of different themes for free. The world of eLearning courses is in constant evolution. It is becoming increasingly possible to add more features that make learning more interactive and entertaining.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


PNG was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF), and is the most widely used lossless image compression format on the Internet. In an eLearning context it is becoming more prevalent to simulate real world training for those who may not be able to travel to the actual site or to simulate otherwise costly exercises. .

Amazon.com Announces New Electronic Book.Kindle

Kapp Notes

JPG,GIF,BMP,PNG) to Kindle for easy on-the-go viewing. Whether you want info on new computer parts so you can upgrade your computer to play a new game , or you're just looking for stuff online to do while you're bored, it can be fun to go and try a new online music site to find new artists or use an online gaming to play free games. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideAmazon.com has jumped into the hardware game.in a big way.

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