ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                      Our project funded in 2012 through...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                          Our project funded in 2012 thr...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                          Our project funded in 2012 thr...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                          Our project funded in 2012 thr...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                      Our project funded in 2012 through...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                          Our project funded in 2012 thr...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                           Our project funded in 2012 th...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                                Our project funded in 20...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                      Our project funded in 2012 through...
ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age                                          Our project funded in 2012 thr...
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A "how to" for my students on a simple way of making labelled/annotated visuals to include in instructions

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  1. 1. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learning Strategy,http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Partnerships for Participation initiative Writing instructions with images – the “techie” bit Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  2. 2. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learninghttp://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Strategy, Partnerships for Participation initiative Objective • Know how to include suitable labelled, annotated, or unlabelled images in written instructions Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  3. 3. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learning Strategy,http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Partnerships for Participation initiative What sort of images? • Photographs • Diagrams • Screenshots These may be: • Labelled • Annotated • Unlabelled Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  4. 4. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learninghttp://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Strategy, Partnerships for Participation initiative The tools! • Presentation software (Powerpoint or similar) • Simple image editing software (Photofiltre or similar) Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  5. 5. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learning Strategy,http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Partnerships for Participation initiative 1. Decide on the image you need Photograph? Diagram? Screenshot? Other? Eg horror movies Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  6. 6. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learninghttp://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Strategy, Partnerships for Participation initiative 2. Do you already have a suitable image? No Yes Source your image Take photo/screenshot or Flickr or similar? create diagram/other You are going to edit so CC No copyright issues  license MUST include “derivatives” Go to step 3 Eg horror movies Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  7. 7. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learning Strategy,http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Partnerships for Participation initiative 3. Open the image in your chosen image editor a) Crop and resize your image as necessary to around 500-600px wide if landscape. If portrait then around 400px high b) Save in .png format – this makes it very portable If you aren’t sure about crop and resize visit Lina’s blog for a “how to” http://blogs.cyoc.wa.edu.au/lzampicyoc/2012/04/18/slideshare/ Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  8. 8. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learninghttp://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Strategy, Partnerships for Participation initiative 4. Open your presentation software a) Insert your image b) Add your labels and annotations as needed • Use contrasting colours to stand out • Remember to number steps • Use arrows, circles, boxes for emphasis • If your text is on top of the image then fill the text background with a contrasting colour to the text c) Group your image and ALL your additions into one group d) Save – useful if you want to amend later Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  9. 9. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learning Strategy,http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Partnerships for Participation initiative 5. Open your image editing software You should now have both presentation and image editing open. a) In “presentation” select the entire group of your image and added text. b) Copy the selection c) Go to “image editing” and use “Paste as new image” or its equivalent Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012
  10. 10. ELFADA – E-xtraordinary Learning For A Digital Age Our project funded in 2012 through the National VET E-Learninghttp://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/ Strategy, Partnerships for Participation initiative 5. Carry out final edits on your image a) Save your image as a .png b) Resize your image suitably for the intended purpose c) Save under a new name so that you still have your original in case you want to use it again in a different sort of document Your image is now ready to include in your written instructions  Jo Hart – ELFADA 2nd Block – Instructions 2012

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