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All Ages Creating Educational Graphics in Photoshop

BurbleGurm

EdChat™ Nomad
Apr 2, 2016
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Has anyone else ever done this? I have created a ton of instructional materials for my private students, but I have been out of the loop for quite some time. I'm definitely interested in getting back into the swing of things, and I'm wondering if anyone else has any experience in the matter.
 

Lewriter

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Jul 23, 2016
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If you're serious about integrating imaging through education why not use a free software package instead of Photoshop? This way you can motivate your students to use open source software that can be legally obtained and used without pirating (we all know that students generally will not buy),

You can find very good alternatives at:

http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design/10-excellent-open-source-and-free-alternatives-to-photoshop/

It's almost a certainty you can create instructional graphics successfully with whatever software you choose.
 
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fcuco

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Sep 28, 2016
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If you are talking about creating the material yourself, you should look into presentation software, something like prezi https://prezi.com/ Photoshop is a general purpose tool and very powerful, if you know how to used, more power to you, but alternative exists that are basically designed from the ground up for the creation of instructional material, including animations and graphs, this will probably save you a lot of time and unlock a lot of potential and features that are not available in Photoshop unless you do a ton of work.
 

Diane Borg

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Jan 8, 2019
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If you're serious about integrating imaging through education why not use a free software package instead of Photoshop? This way you can motivate your students to use open source software that can be legally obtained and used without pirating (we all know that students generally will not buy),

You can find very good alternatives at:

http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design/10-excellent-open-source-and-free-alternatives-to-photoshop/

It's almost a certainty you can create instructional graphics successfully with whatever software you choose.
Thank you very much for the link, I knew about gimp but I didn't know about the other softwares.