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Tag: images

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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 [...]

Legal aspects of using Pinterest and other image sharing websites in teaching and learning

May 17th, 2013 at 10:05

Deborah Ferns added an interesting post to the JISC blog recently about using image sharing websites such as Pinterest in teaching and learning – and in particular, tips for legal compliance in using image sharing websites. She reminds us that we should only post images we create ourselves or have the permission of the copyright [...]

Open Education Week Xpert

March 11th, 2013 at 11:03

This week is Open Education Week. Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  It is also to highlight how open education can help people meet their goals in education, whether that’s to develop skills and knowledge for work, supporting formal studies, [...]

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 [...]