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Weekly Outline


By the end of this workshop, participants will have

  • explored some online tools for image manipulation, photo sharing, storytelling, slideshows and comics creation
  • had an overview of the Creative Commons Licensing
  • seen examples of online activities using images
  • suggested activities based on the tools they explore
  • networked with other participants and shared visually appealing possibilities to manipulate educational content
  • understood the concept of user-generated production
  • understood the potential images have to foster multi-literacies in the 21st century classroom
  • enhanced their media literacy skills to meaningfully incorporate digital production into their lesson plans
  • learned about the revised Bloom's digital taxonomy and applied into their lesson plans
  • created a lesson plan which contemplates the use of online multimedia tools


Week 1  (Jan 11 - 17, 2010)


During the first week of the course, participants will


  • Join the group meeting place, Ning
  • exchange introductions and become familiar with the group environments
  • add themselves to the group map
  • answer a survey to determine their experience with online tools
  • create their Flickr account and join the images4education group on Flickr
  • explore Flickr basic features


Week 2  (Jan 18 - 24, 2010)


During this week, participants will


  • understand the basics of tagging on Flickr
  • upload and organize their first photos
  • explore more advanced features in Flickr
  • play around with various Flickr Toys
  • read about using Flickr as a pedagogical tool
  • see examples of Flickr as a pedagogical tool
  • share their own ideas of Flickr use in the classroom
  • learn about the Creative Commons licensing
  • search for Creative Commons photos in Flickr under a certain topic


Extension: Sharing other tools and ideas

                Using Picnik (photo editor) connected to Flickr



Week 3    (Jan 25 - Jan 31, 2010)


During this week, participants will

  • have an overview of online slideshows tools
  • see examples of slideshows being used in the educational setting
  • choose, at least, two slideshows platforms to be used for the same purpose and compare them
  • take some of their flickr photos and send them to a slideshow



Week 4     (Feb 01 - 07, 2010)


During this week, participants will

  • read about digital storytelling
  • see examples of digital storytelling being used in the educational setting
  • check different digital storytelling tools that can be used in the classroom
  • create their own stories using a tool of their choice


Week 5     (Feb 08 -14, 2010)


During this week participants will:

  • share their digital stories
  • read about the revisited Bloom's taxonomy, Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
  • prepare a lesson plan that incorporates digital media into their content area to transform it to a  21st century lesson

Extension: using digital timelines


Week 6       (Feb 15 - 21, 2010)


During this week participants will:

  • check and comment each other's lesson plans
  • assess their own learning during the session
  • evaluate the workshop

Join this session



To join this group:


From January 4 to 10:


  1. Go to:  http://images4education2010.ning.com/
  2. Click on "Sign up" (top right on your screen).
  3. Follow the instructions.





When you register for the group, you will have to be approved by the moderator. In order to reduce the possibility of "unwanted" members (such as spammers), please be sure to fill out your profile.




Our Session Online Spaces


Our Ning Group: main environment, message board for announcements and discussions

Our Flickr Group: group photosharing space

Our Wiki: syllabus, weekly tasks, weekly discussion threads and tutorials

Our Diigo Group: online social bookmarking space where we keep all the resources being shared by the group



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