Wrapping up this series on the creation of Photeo presentations, this article will help you use After Effects and Premiere Pro to move compositions between these applications, dynamically link projects, animate your Photeo, and create simple 3-D effects. These are skills that will serve you well in many projects -- not just Photeo!
This week in the Photeo series, you will learn how to use Photoshop and After Effects to decompose images and to animate words and letters. These are essential skills in the creation of scavenger Photeos, and the process is faster than creating the same effects by using Flash!
A Photeo is the digital evolution of the movie montage: it supports continuity and engagement by telling a story. In the first two articles of this series, you learned what a Photeo is, and you got an overview of the production process. In this article and the next two, you get the hands-on tutorial you’ve been asking for, beginning with Articulate Presenter!
by Stan Bunson
Evaluation should be an integral part of each activity of the instructional development process, although designers often overlook it or leave it out. Evaluation is important because it is the most reliable tool for continuous improvement in training system quality. Here is a guide to conducting and reporting a training evaluation.
by Rick Wilson
Content strategy means taking responsibility for the information in the organization – not control of it. It means dealing with difficult changes and challenges in the midst of growing content chaos. Content strategy is simply getting a grip on understanding what content is, where it is, and how to use it. It’s a Business 101 issue – contributing to business results. Here’s how.
Procurement practices often tend to favor (not always intentionally) the proprietary software business model. This means that organizations may miss out on the benefits of looking at all the source options. In this article, the author presents the case for modifying the practices to consider the factors influencing the purchasing decision.
How do you determine whether learners “got it” in an eLearning program? The most common method is to give them a multiple-choice test. However, developing a test that gives a valid measure of the learner’s knowledge requires considerable care. Here is a guide that will save you a lot of effort as you design tests!
A photeo is a video-like experience that creates a sense of movement and emotion out of still photographs, short video clips from other productions, music, and narration. Readers in North America may be familiar with photeos from Ken Burns’ series on Public Television, “The Civil War.” This three-part series will show you how to use the low-cost photeo technique appropriately in eLearning.
by Anita Rosen
Mobile training and performance support sounds like a simple and sensible idea: make help available where people need it, on devices that they always have with them. But, it turns out that making things mobile isn't quite as easy or straightforward as one might wish. Here's an analysis of the things you must consider in the design and execution of mLearning.