Images can really jazz up a blog and/or website. Students and teachers also need images when they're making a presentation, video, or other digital creations. But where do we get those images?
Can't we just use Google Images?
You can use the advanced search filter on Google Images to find images that you are allowed to use but this isn't as simple as it seems. You need to know what the usage rights mean and how to attribute correctly. As a general rule of thumb, unless stated otherwise, everything on the web is protected by copyright.
This week, you'll learn about some easier options.
Make Your Own Images
Many people are happy for others to use their work as long as they give them credit. They give their work a Creative Commons license to tell everyone what they can or cannot do with their image (or text, videos, music, etc). Usually these rules mean saying who created the image/work and where it's from. Sometimes the rules state that you can use the image/work only if you don't change it or sell it. These rules are called licenses.
Here's an example of attributing the author -- or giving the author credit:
Week 3 Tasks
Leave a comment below to share something you learned or tell us what you're working on this week.