Friday, July 10, 2009

How to Search, Collect, and Cite Images on the Web

How to Search for Images
EdVibes has started Project CC. Here you will find a list of some of the best directories, search engines, and links for finding safe to use creative commons content (image and audio). One of my new favorite image search engines is Yahoo's Advanced Image Search. Yahoo just knocked off Google Image Search because of their nice "search only creative commons licesend content" feature.  See screenshot below.

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Tools to Collect and Organize the Images you find on the web: (a Delicious for pictures, still a little slow)
Flickr (careful the free limit fills up fast)

How to Responsibly Cite Images you use:

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Teacher Training Videos created by Russell Stannard

Teacher Training Videos created by Russell Stannard: "These videos were created for teachers to help them to incorporate technology into their teaching. Just click and a video will open and take you through how to use that technology"

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Getting Started with Flickr

Getting Started
Newbie's Guide to FlickrHow To Create Flickr Slideshows

Basic Flickr Jargon
-A set is an array of images of your own, collected together on whatever basis you like. 
-collection is an array of sets. 
-group is like a set, but contains images from a number of different flickr members.
-tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or labled assigned to a picture, note unlike organizing folders you can apply more than one tag to a picture. See also What Why & How to Tag

The Great Flickr Tools Collection

How to Set a Creative Comons License in Flickr

By default Flickr sets the photos you upload as a "All rights reserved."  If you believe in Creative Commons movement, you can set your own permission and change your default.