Consider an element of your course for which you might want an accompanying image. Search for an openly licensed image using different search strategies and sites.   Which one did you find easiest to use or best suited the kind of image you were looking for? Post the image to your blog, source it, and describe where and how you will use it.

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  • Comparison of searches for heart anatomy images (Sheila B, @therapytoo)

    Using unplash for a medical image generated very general medical images.   Searching for a heart anatomy image gave many non-relevant images such as valentines etc.  I found it difficult to get into Flikr as my password reset would not send the link. These small frustrations may steer one away from using these sites.   I found… Read more »

  • Test (Lindsay Woodside, @lindsaywoodside) Above image is a test

  • Openly Licensed Image (Lynn Chartrand, @lynn_chartrand)

    Images and photos can speak volumes. It is just a matter of finding the right one. Please visit my blog site to view a photo that I would definitely use in many of my health sciences courses.

  • Image (Pamela Koski Bryant, @BryantKoski)
  • Consider This (Sidney, @data_professor)

    In this post I am going to look for an image which I could use in one of my courses that is open source. I often need images for my slides and course content, and I usually end up creating this material from scratch. However, there is a huge amount of content out there that… Read more »

  • Free photos and more everywhere (Danny Smith, @ProfessorDannyS)

    I recently started a blog and struggled to find free images.  Now, I’m all set.  I tried the CC site and Unsplash as per the instructions in the module, and have easily gravitated to Unsplash – it’s so easy to use.  I’d likely use the CC site if I had other needs like sounds.  See… Read more »

  • The Internet is for Cats! (Irene Stewart, @IrenequStewart)

    Exploring ways to find appropriate photos using online resources.

  • Consider This! Where have I been? (Steven Secord, @stevensecord)

    Finding images that we have permission to use can take a little longer than a wide open Google search, however that time is worth it when you consider what you are contributing back to the community by doing so. I posted a blog on this topic, along with a short rant on marking assignments digitally… Read more »

  • One Picture (Helen DeWaard, @hj_dewaard)

    Finding the perfect ‘one picture’ for a blog post or media production can be challenging. With so many curated collections of images, it’s hard to weave your way through and find just the right one. Using a variety of search words is one way to widen the view or narrow things down to manageable piles… Read more »

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