In choosing images that will support your instructional message, give real thought to what will help you convey intent and support your learners. There are a number of excellent, extensive clip art, photo, and sound galleries, among them the Microsoft Office gallery (
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/default.aspxs), iStockphoto (
www.clipart.com); the trick, how-ever, is not in choosing an image but in choosing the right one. Jamie McKenzie, editor of From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal, rails against what he calls "mulitmediocracy" and encourages us to look beyond first glances at clip art galleries to find graphics with soul. The example ...