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Moodle 2.5 Multimedia by João Pedro Soares Fernandes

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Capturing and enhancing pictures using GIMP

The cliché, "a picture is worth more than a thousand words", sometimes convinces me, especially if we are talking about our students creating these images by photographing, drawing, or making collages, and discussing these with their peers. Using strong images to introduce themes is a great starter and a nice context to question students. Pictures seem to resonate with many students in textbooks, course material, reports, raw material for photo stories or storyboards, and as assignment products in general. Give students a digital camera and they'll just start photographing and filming. And now it's quick and cheap to take even a thousand photos.

As teachers, we also use a lot of pictures in presentations, ...

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