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7 Reasons I Hate Your eLearning Content

Seven Reasons I Hate Your Content Don't take it personally. I don't like most things. There are few mistakes I see over and over again in learning content... It's started to drive me nuts. When I see people do any of these things, I start to feel hot. I start to sweat. These items are...

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Best Learning Examples on YouTube

YouTube is a popular platform for online learning, whether through casual channels or playlists of entire Stanford courses. While YouTube users are more interested in short video content than courses, as an online learning developer you can learn valuable assets from YouTube videos. If you want...

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Recording Audio: 8 Quick Tips

As an online learning developer, you use audio as a key point of engagement for your learners. Properly recorded audio can improve learner engagement and make your content sound more professional. This post covers some useful tips to record consistent, good quality audio for your online...

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FREE Course Preview: Photoshop Production for Online Learning

Preview Photoshop Production for Online Learning Course Bundle Punk Learning is offering a FREE look at a few of the lessons offered in our Photoshop Production for Online Learning course. The course contains six modules and over separate lessons. Each course module takes about an hour to...

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14 Free Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard, tried and true image manipulation and photo editing application. But the powerhouse comes at a hefty price -- one that many people are unable to afford. Thankfully, many free alternatives can get the job done. This article takes a look at the best free...

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Do Learning Styles Really Exist?

You already know about learning styles. In fact, you probably identify as a visual learner, or right-brained, or some other label about your so-called learning style. But did you know that the theory of learning styles is a hotly contested issue within education and other academic...

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Green Screen Effect with Camtasia

Green Screen With Camtasia: Video Tips for eLearning Developers Green screen video effects are not as difficult as many believe-- especially with Camtasia Studio. In this video Mark Lassoff shows you how to create green screen effect using Camtasia. You'll learn the step-by-step process to...

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Understanding Color

Color is a key component of your elearning brand and the content you create. Understanding color gives you the skills you need to develop presentations that look great and promote your elearning brand. What is color? Color is the way in which the human eye sees wavelengths of light. The visible...

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Picture in Picture Effect with Camtasia

Picture in Picture Effect with Camtasia The picture-in-picture effect provides an interesting way to present video content. It allows the flexibility of showing the instructor on screen and b-roll, or other video at the same time. Mark will show you step-by-step how to create this effect in...

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33 Free Resources for eLearning Developers

Everyone loves free resources. Here are 33 free resources that you can use to make more engaging, visually stunning online learning presentations. #1 PSD Covers You can use this to turn 2D images into 3D graphics using Photoshop. Very cool free resource. psdcovers.com #2 10 Free Realistic...

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