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The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning

The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning
Are you looking for free e-learning images, photos, cliparts or illustrations? In this post I will present you The Ultimate list of Free Stock Photos Sites for eLearning. If anyone of you have used one or more of the above Free Stock Photos Sites I will very much appreciate if he/she share with us his experience! If you know another Free Stock Photos Sites that is not included in the list I will highly appreciate if you leave a comment with a link! PublicDomainPictures.net is a repository for free public domain photos. You can download high quality photos, upload your own pictures, earn money to charity, get exposure and gain popularity and improve your photographic and graphic skills.FreeImages is not just another clipart graphic site!.... Get 2 Free eBooks Get the eLearning Industry's Articles in your inbox.

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Teacher Tap: Public Domain, Copyright Free, Open Source, and Student Use Images and Media This page provides links to some of the better copyright-free and public domain resources. The advice on this page is not a legal opinion. The ideas are intended for educators and librarians who wish to locate quality, copyright-friendly materials for educational, noncommercial, and nonprofit projects. NOTE: Not all of these resources are copyright free, but most allow student to use and cite the projects in their assignments. Copryight-Free Photo Archives - 27,000 images from NASA, NOAA, and FWS Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 67,993,735 photos (See more)

A flickr CC search toy This is a wee test search for creative commons flick photos, click on the thumbnail to see a small image and get the code to embed the photo with attribution on your blog. When you see the code you can toggle left/ right alignment and small/medium size. If you are allowed to you can edit a medium size in picmonkey( ). You can also use the stamp buttons to produce versions of the image with the attribution stamped onto them. searching for random mode:any, sorted by interestingness-desc flickr found 61620 photos, this is 1 of 2054 pages Digital skills should be core subjects, says report Children should be taught "digital literacy" as a core skill alongside maths and English, a report by a House of Lords committee says. Computer technology brings "huge opportunities for the UK, but also significant risks", the Lords Digital Skills Committee warns. The internet should be viewed as a utility service, alongside water and electricity, it says. But without action, the UK may fall behind in the new digital era. 'Ambitious approach'

Search Engines: What they Are, How They Work, and Practical Suggestions for Getting the Most Out of Them Search Engines What they Are, How They Work, and Practical Suggestions for Getting the Most Out of Them by Bruce Grossan (bruce@singu.lbl.gov)February 21, 1997 Today, in the S.F. Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup Resources by Topic: OER, a part of the global open content movement, are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses -- free for people to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Why are OER important?

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. Making Digital Artifacts Work: Part 1 This is the first post in a series about making digital artifacts of student learning work for you as a teacher. In this series we will discuss the types of digital artifacts we collect, how we manage them, and what to do with all of those great pieces of evidence of student learning. What is a digital artifact? Digital artifacts can be photos, notes, student projects, blog posts, Tweets and just about anything that students create using digital tools. They comprise a mixture of student created and teacher documented artifacts of learning over the course of the year.

Reference manager This article or section is a stub. A stub is an entry that did not yet receive substantial attention from editors, and as such does not yet contain enough information to be considered a real article. In other words, it is a short or insufficient piece of information and requires additions. 1 Definition A citation or bibliographic citation is a reference to a book, article, web page, or other published item with sufficient details to uniquely identify the item. What You Need to Know About MOOCs - Technology We'll be updating this page regularly.Please check back for updates. Call it the year of the mega-class. Colleges and professors have rushed to try a new form of online teaching known as MOOCs—short for "massive open online courses." The courses raise questions about the future of teaching, the value of a degree, and the effect technology will have on how colleges operate.

Digital Literacy is Crucial for Reading and Writing Instruction Literacy is known as the ability to read for knowledge, write coherently, and think critically about a language. The emergence of new technologies has brought about a need for the addition of digital literacy which refers to the ability to select appropriate technological tools and use them effectively. Though digital literacy goes beyond the use of specific tools to encompass a whole set of skills needed to flourish in today’s technology rich environment. Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources The Internet and digital technologies have transformed how people learn. Educational resources are no longer static and scarce, but adaptable and widely available, allowing educational institutions, teachers, and learners to actively participate in a global exchange of knowledge via Open Educational Resources (OER). Creative Commons provides the legal and technical infrastructure essential to the long-term success of OER, making it possible for educational resources to be widely accessible, adaptable, interoperable, and discoverable.

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