Tag: display images for study
Wax is a minimal computing project that leverages the static-site generator, Jekyll, to create digital exhibitions focused on longevity, low costs, and flexibility.
JuxtaposeJS provides a tool for comparing two similar images by ‘swiping’ back and forth. It’s especially useful for highlighting changes over time (coastline erosion, forest regrowth, etc.) or before/after stories.
Omeka is a platform used for the curation of digital media and for creating online exhibits that showcase those collections. Omeka gives students opportunities to do creative work for a public audience, encouraging discussions around the construction and display of knowledge, and in the process of researching the objects in the collection.
The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning powered by Wordpress, popular and easy-to-use software for websites and blogs.
StoryMapJS is a free, online tool developed by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. Through an intuitive web interface, students can assemble a series of slides containing titles, text, images, and video and associate those slides with geographic locations. When complete, the resulting slideshow animates and illustrates a path on a map.
Mirador is an image collection viewing tool that allows users to view, zoom, and compare digital images. Mirador provides a tiled, windowed workspace for side-by-side comparison of multiple image-based resources and supports zooming, metadata display, book layout, bookmarking, and more.