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Tag: graphics

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Giving credit to the author [Moodle images #2]

June 24th, 2016 at 09:06

Angelique Bodart writes: Someone once told me about a time they went to a conference to learn about others’ research on their subject of interest, only to hear their own research spouted back to them by one of the speakers, without any acknowledgement.  When you put hard work into creating something, the last thing you [...]

Enhancing your module with images [Moodle images #1]

June 17th, 2016 at 01:06

Sometimes pictures speak louder than words, but they can also be a way to encourage you to read the words as they draw your eye as you scroll down.  Images break up text and give the reader a rest from reading. They enhance the look of a page by adding a bit of colour. The [...]

Moodle layout example: Economics Community

September 24th, 2015 at 10:09

With growing interest at this time of year in ways to make layout of Moodle modules more attractive and easy to navigate, I’m sharing, with their permission, the School of Economics Community module design. I’ve written about this module before, and this year it’s had a makeover. The Community Page uses the module layout “Show [...]

30 days of Moodle: Getting the graphics right: 12 days to go!

September 11th, 2012 at 12:09

Like most web-based services, Moodle can be slow if you give it very large files to display.  Where this often becomes most obvious is in the size of pictures you put into your module.  While it is possible within Moodle to change the size of pictures once they are uploaded, this can still take a [...]

Easy online tool to crop and resize photos

October 24th, 2011 at 12:10

Need an easy way to crop and resize photos or do simple edits on a graphic such as adding text or highlighting an area?  A simple online tool is available from graphics master software providers Photoshop. At Photoshop Express Editor   you don’t even have to login, you can upload and edit .jpg files very easily. [...]

Advent Calendar Day #1: Finding pictures quickly

December 1st, 2010 at 09:12

I make no apology for mentioning again the Xpert attribution tool. It’s a way to find images of any subject delivered in a format that includes the copyright licence. If you want to find images: to spice up a presentation to illustrate your blog posts, or to liven up learning materials Xpert can save you hours [...]