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QM4 Microsoft Word: Graphics Step 2

4. Suite Tools


Continue with the 4.QM4 Image Exploration Document from Step 1.

ACTIVITY 1: Accessing and citing images from the Pics4Learning site.

ACTIVITY 2: Using images from the Google Image Search features and Creative Commons licenses. Video How to Correctly Use Google Images for Your Projects (6:02) 

ACTIVITY 3: Applying Editing Effects with images from copy-right free resources. 

Activity 1 Video

Play and pause the video demonstration of accessing Pics4Learning images to learn how to search for an image, fine-tune the search, copy an image and the citation into a Microsoft Word document, and edit it with different features using the OneDrive online application and the Desktop app version of Word 365.

Direct link to 4.QM4 Step 2 Pics4learning (7:01).



AI Activity from Google Arts & Culture Experiments - "Say What You See" Game

Try to use descriptive words to generate an image so that an AI program will generate the image you are describing. This will help you learn to write prompts for describing things.

Note: This experiment was posted November 2023. Please let us know if it is no longer working. We are all working to learn more about AI together.

MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
c. Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

3. Knowledge Constructor
a. Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits
c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into their new creations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences