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Digital Literacy @ Polys: Digital Content Creation

Here are a few useful tools to get you started on creating digital contents:

Photos

As the saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words", adding images enhances the content by making it both visually appealing and easily understandable.

The following websites offer public domain (CC0) images. Some allow you to download for personal and commercial use, as well as to freely modify the images to suit your needs. Do read the licenses carefully.

Music Resources

Most of the websites provided below are published under Creative Common's flexible copyright licenses, allowing you to use the music as long as proper attribution is included. Visit this website to learn more information about Creative Commons (CC) and the use of CC-licensed music.

Vector Art

Similar to photos, vector art adds extra flair to contents while keeping to a reasonable file size. This means that you can include many different types of vector art while ensuring that your content will continue to run at an optimal speed. Vector art has the added advantage of being flexible, allowing you to scale the image without any loss to the image resolution.

Animated Video Maker

Video animation is a rich and engaging medium which allows you to bring your concepts to life, further aiding in the learner's understanding of a content.

The following websites allow you to create animated videos for free.

E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning authoring tools are software used specially to create and deliver learning materials online, in the form of SCORM packages or via a web browser.

There are many different types of authoring tools available, with each varying in its ease of use and pricing. The following tools allow you to create e-learning packages for free.