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Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you.
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Finds images with a Creative Commons license and provides the attribution code.

 

Note that sponsored images show at the top, you need to choose from the images below the dotted lines for the CC ones.

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Free Fonts, Cool Fonts - UrbanFonts.com

Free Fonts, Cool Fonts - UrbanFonts.com | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
Download free fonts and free dingbats. PC fonts, Mac fonts, truetype fonts.
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Font generator, for when Century Gothic just won't cut it.

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Are You Using These 3 Ways to Identify the Objectives of Your Online Training Program? » The Rapid eLearning Blog

Are You Using These 3 Ways to Identify the Objectives of Your Online Training Program? » The Rapid eLearning Blog | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
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Creating learning objectives for courses, depending on whether they are for information or performance support. 

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Captivate trouble shooting - Recovering the project

Captivate trouble shooting - Recovering the project | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
Sometimes Captivate 5 fails to open a project file (.cptx). This might have happened due to some corrupt data structure.
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Open Badges for Information Literacy?

Open Badges for Information Literacy? | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

This could be a way of rewarding our users for completing our tutorials. Would be good to investigate further.

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Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations

Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

A collection of tutorials that give some great tips on using Powerpoint

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Infographics & Data Visualizations - Visual.ly

Infographics & Data Visualizations - Visual.ly | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

Infographics are so hot right now!

 

Does any one have any thoughts on how we can visually represent the information seeking process? Or, statistics demonstrating the benefits of information literacy skills? Studies show that information literate students are 15% more attractive than...

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Quick and Simple mLearning Content for the iPhone by Paul Clothier

Quick and Simple mLearning Content for the iPhone by Paul Clothier | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

I haven't tested this out yet, but it looks like it could be a simple method of creating iPhone and iPad friendly training material using PowerPoint and pdf. If anyone has time to try it out, please give it a go and let us know what you think.

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Images and more - Office.com

Images and more - Office.com | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
Free clip art, photos, illustrations, animation, and sounds for Microsoft Office Online products...
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Here’s Why Unlocking Your Course Navigation Will Create Better Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog

Here’s Why Unlocking Your Course Navigation Will Create Better Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

This blog posting explains why it is better for learners if you allow them to chose the order they want to view the topics in, rather than using a linear progression through the tutorial.

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Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you.
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Finds images with a Creative Commons license and provides the attribution code.

 

Note that sponsored images show at the top, you need to choose from the images below the dotted lines for the CC ones.

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Web-based training : creating e-learning experiences / Margaret Driscoll

Found a useful ebook in Primo.

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Elearning Tips

Kineo - custom e-learning and online learning solutions...

 

Lots of reading here - Kineo add a new e-learning tip each month.

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Educreations on the iPad

Educreations on the iPad | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

More iPad/mLearning options - if we ever get our iPads, this app could be useful for creating Watch-it tutorials for the mobile interfaces.

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Elearning Blueprint » Action Mapping overview

Elearning Blueprint » Action Mapping overview | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

Action mapping encourages us to focus on what users need to do, rather than what we want them to know, when we are designing our tutorials.

 

This blog is designed for corporate training, but I think the ideas tie in nicely with what we do. Our target would be something like "Find good quality information resources".

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Nuts and Bolts: Principles of Multimedia Learning by Jane Bozarth : Learning Solutions Magazine

Nuts and Bolts: Principles of Multimedia Learning by Jane Bozarth : Learning Solutions Magazine | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

This blog provides some basic principles to use in effective instructional tools, with the psychology to back up why they are encouraged.

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Beginning Instructional Authoring: Why C.R.A.P. Is Exactly What's Needed (Part 1) by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine

Beginning Instructional Authoring: Why C.R.A.P. Is Exactly What's Needed (Part 1) by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine | e-Learning for information literacy | Scoop.it

An excellent explanation, with examples, of simple graphic design principles that will help us create more polished and attractive online tutorials.

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