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Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! How to Find Public Domain and Creative Commons Images. In last week's survey of Free Technology for Teachers readersFlickr The Commons, Photos for Class, and Pixabay were chosen as the best places to find public domain and Creative Commons images.

How to Find Public Domain and Creative Commons Images

All three can be used to find images that can be re-used in a variety of presentation formats. The videos embedded below provide an overview of how to use each image source. Pixabay hosts high quality public domain images. You can search on Pixabay by using keywords or you can simply browse through the library of images. When you find a Pixabay image you can download it in the size that suits your needs. Photos for Class is a free site that helps students find Creative Commons licensed images. You can put the the Photos for Class search engine in your own blog or website. Flickr The Commons hosts images from libraries and museums around the world. Here's an Inexpensive Way to Get Multimedia for E-Learning. Multimedia for elearning is something common to all of our courses.

Here's an Inexpensive Way to Get Multimedia for E-Learning

There’s only so much you can put on the screen. It’s either going to be text or some sort of multimedia like shapes, pictures, or video. In addition, you may have audio narration to complement what’s on the screen. At some of our workshops we discuss inexpensive ways to acquire multimedia for elearning. We’ll reference some of the previous posts when we’ve discussed different ways to either get free multimedia for elearning or learn to create them yourselves:

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Vector Images. Free CCO Photo Sources. FindA.Photo. Everystockphoto - searching free photos. A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Explanatory Animated GIFs. 60 Awesome Free Tools To Create A Visual Marketing Campaign On A Budget. Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.

60 Awesome Free Tools To Create A Visual Marketing Campaign On A Budget

The marketplace is not hungry for tools, but some of them can be extremely costly (hello Photoshop) and complicated to use (another glance at Photoshop). If you just need a tool that works without requiring you to take a course, and without requiring a hefty part of your budget, you’ve come to the right place. Visual marketing is pretty much a requirement these days, and the tools that follow will help you get your message across cleanly and quickly.

Get your bookmarking finger ready because we’re about to look at the best tools in the business for designing a visual marketing campaign. First, we’re going to start with finding the right images, if you don’t already have one. How to Create Image Collages and More on Canva. The Process of Designing an Infographic. The Process of Designing an Infographic is an interactive design that outlines my own infographic design process.

The Process of Designing an Infographic

My data visualization and infographics design company, InfoNewt, uses this process when designing infographics for clients, and I teach this process in my workshops and classes. The team at Visme.co created an interactive infographic version of it using the Visme design platform. Visme.co is a fantastic online design platform for infographics, presentations, reports and more. Most of my designs follow this 5-step process: Data Research - Start with the data. One of the advantages of using Visme as the platform to design your infographic is that you can create interactive elements in your design.

You can embed the interactive infographic on your own site by using this HTML code: How to Move Past Free Clip Art. A few months ago I wrote a post on Microsoft getting rid of free clip art.

How to Move Past Free Clip Art

For those with a budget that probably wasn’t that big of a deal. But there are many who relied on the free assets that Microsoft provided, especially since they didn’t include just clip art. Losing free clip art isn’t all bad news. There is some good news in all of this. A lot of the clip art was lame and negatively impacted many online courses and presentations. How to Find Free Clip Art Most online searches for “free clip art” produces very limited results and most of them are worse quality than the stuff Microsoft dumped. Another option that I’ve mentioned before is to scavenge clip art images from older graphics programs.

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How to Create Your Own Hand-Drawn Graphics. Earlier we looked at the essential guide to visual thinking where we discussed how to communicate visually.

How to Create Your Own Hand-Drawn Graphics

8 Hand-drawn Objects - Downloads. Free for Commercial Use. Stock photos and illustrations. 12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media Posts. November 3, 2014 by Tricia Goss The image you choose can make or break your social media updates, blog posts and other content.

12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media Posts

But, finding the right picture to accompany your post can be challenging. 200+ High Quality Free Paper Background Textures to Grab. Using paper backgrounds is quite common these days.

200+ High Quality Free Paper Background Textures to Grab

Paper is a not only used to write but it can be also useful as a texture in doing some web design or graphic projects as well. In fact you can see some websites on the web applying more paper concept now a days and come up with a very neat results. Looking for some High Quality Paper Textures?