TASI Who we are and how we can help
TASI <ul><li>Dave Kilbey  www.tasi.ac.uk - info@tasi.ac.uk </li></ul>Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Tec...
What is TASI? <ul><ul><li>A JISC Advisory Service  currently supporting UK FE/HE in all aspects of finding, making, managi...
TASI <ul><ul><li>Advice documents and other resources -  http://www. tasi .ac. uk / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helpdesk - ...
TASI hold workshops on:   <ul><ul><li>Digital Photography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image Capture and Optimisation </li><...
It would be nice if using images was always….. Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of...
<ul><li>But, all too often it’s a little bit more like…. </li></ul>Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Techn...
We can help…..
<ul><li>Why use images? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A picture speaks a thousand words… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help to embed ...
Population Density Image from NASA
Image by alvazer – used under a creative commons licence  http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvazer/117400518/ Population Density
Image by Saad.Akhtar – used under a creative commons licence   http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=23243553&size=o Pop...
Image by nolifebeforecoffee – used under a creative commons licence  http://www.flickr.com/photos/nolifebeforecoffee/12465...
Image by Wili Hybrid – used under a creative commons licence   http://www.flickr.com/photos/wili/1561806712/
 
Finding  images <ul><ul><li>Can be challenging given ‘invisible Web’, problem with relying on text to find pictures, issue...
Making  images <ul><ul><li>Easier than ever to make images, but still so much to make sense of… (e.g. equipment to buy, re...
Managing  images <ul><ul><li>Difficult enough managing a personal collection of images, let alone something for department...
Using  images <ul><ul><li>Are you, your students and teaching and research colleagues permitted to use digital images and ...
TASI is expanding…… <ul><li>We will be providing support for the technical creation, management and use of  moving images ...
Thank you! And we at   TASI   look forward to hearing from you in the future. [email_address]
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  1. 1. TASI Who we are and how we can help
  2. 2. TASI <ul><li>Dave Kilbey www.tasi.ac.uk - info@tasi.ac.uk </li></ul>Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol. BOPCRIS studio at Southampton - © TASI, 2006
  3. 3. What is TASI? <ul><ul><li>A JISC Advisory Service currently supporting UK FE/HE in all aspects of finding, making, managing and using digital images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based within Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. TASI <ul><ul><li>Advice documents and other resources - http://www. tasi .ac. uk / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helpdesk - info@tasi.ac.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mailing list and blog - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/mailing_list.html - http://www. tasi .ac. uk / blog / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on training - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/training/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- workshop subjects </li></ul></ul>Images copyright TASI
  5. 5. TASI hold workshops on: <ul><ul><li>Digital Photography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image Capture and Optimisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding ‘copyright free’ Images for Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanning with the CLA Licence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And many others….. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. It would be nice if using images was always….. Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol. Image by Simon Welsh, used under a Creative Commons license – see: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simthom/
  7. 7. <ul><li>But, all too often it’s a little bit more like…. </li></ul>Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol. Image by Josh Sommers, used under a Creative Commons license – see: http://www.flickr.com/people/joshsommers/
  8. 8. We can help…..
  9. 9. <ul><li>Why use images? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A picture speaks a thousand words… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help to embed information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accommodate different learning styles and learning needs </li></ul></ul>Image from NASA
  10. 10. Population Density Image from NASA
  11. 11. Image by alvazer – used under a creative commons licence http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvazer/117400518/ Population Density
  12. 12. Image by Saad.Akhtar – used under a creative commons licence http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=23243553&size=o Population Density
  13. 13. Image by nolifebeforecoffee – used under a creative commons licence http://www.flickr.com/photos/nolifebeforecoffee/124659356/
  14. 14. Image by Wili Hybrid – used under a creative commons licence http://www.flickr.com/photos/wili/1561806712/
  15. 16. Finding images <ul><ul><li>Can be challenging given ‘invisible Web’, problem with relying on text to find pictures, issues of quality and copyright… </li></ul></ul>Image courtesy of the Morgue File Image sites database - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/imagesites/ Guides to finding images online - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/using/finding.html Review of image search engines - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/resources/searchengines.html Workshops: ‘Finding and Using Images’ and ‘ Rights and Responsibilities: Copyright and Digital Images’
  16. 17. Making images <ul><ul><li>Easier than ever to make images, but still so much to make sense of… (e.g. equipment to buy, resolution, licences, quality control, workflows, copyright, file formats) </li></ul></ul>Image courtesy of Stock.xchng Scanning with the CLA licence workshop - designed to help you negotiate the practicalities of implementing the licence Making images advice papers - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/creating/creating.html Getting the best out of low-end digital cameras - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/creating/bestuse.html Other Workshops: ‘Image Capture’, ‘Digital Photography’, ‘Photoshop’
  17. 18. Managing images <ul><ul><li>Difficult enough managing a personal collection of images, let alone something for department or institution… </li></ul></ul>Image courtesy of the Morgue File Managing images section of site - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/delivering/delivering.html Image metadata - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/delivering/metadata.html Choosing a systems for managing an image collection - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/delivering/choose-ims.html Workshops: ‘Metadata’, ‘Building a Departmental Image Collection’
  18. 19. Using images <ul><ul><li>Are you, your students and teaching and research colleagues permitted to use digital images and if so, how can you use them more effectively? </li></ul></ul>Image courtesy of Stock.xchng Using images section of site - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/using/using.html Image copyright - http://www.tasi.ac.uk/advice/managing/copyright.html Workshops: ‘Finding and using images’, ‘ Rights and Responsibilities: Copyright and Digital Images’
  19. 20. TASI is expanding…… <ul><li>We will be providing support for the technical creation, management and use of moving images and sound resources in the very near future….. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Thank you! And we at TASI look forward to hearing from you in the future. [email_address]
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