Category Archives: images

How to Create a Page

The video below demonstrates how to create a page and add media. For support with UBC blogs, please visit Other UBC Blog video tutorials you might be interested: How to create a custom menu: How to Manage Privacy Settings: … Continue reading

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Embed a visual link

I love ’embedly’ – a cool little cloud based app you can use to embed a visual URL like the following: Yvonne Dawydiak (@yvonnedtechtalk) | Twitter or Portfolios To create an ’embedly’: Go to the website “Create Embed” Paste … Continue reading

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Embedding Video

As with images, it is important to protect the privacy of your students when embedding video content. There should be no recognizable students in the video if you are uploading it to your eP. There are a few ways to … Continue reading

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Embedding slideshows from other sites

You can create some elegant slideshows using ‘third party’ sites such as ‘Slideshare’ or ‘Flickr’ and embed them in your WordPress post or page. This is fairly easy to do as long as you remember to click the ‘Text’ editor … Continue reading

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Citing within your blog

“The term reference is used in many spheres of human knowledge, adopting shades of meaning particular to the contexts in which it is used.” When citing other sources in your blog or website, it is very important to give ‘credit’ … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Image Search

Remember to respect copyright in your online work. Whenever you upload an image, you need to ensure you have permission to do so. Where possible, take the photo yourself or be sure you do a Creative Commons or Public Domain … Continue reading

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Adding images to pages or posts

To add an image (or other media – video, sound file, pdf file etc), you click the Add Media button on the top left of the visual editor box (that’s the box you type in). Click Upload Files and then … Continue reading

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Adding Personal Photos

Discussing aspects of your pedagogy that are of great importance to you as an educator can strengthen a professional portfolio and tell the audience something about you as a person. Enhancing this with multi-media helps to tell the story. *You’ll … Continue reading

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