January 31-February 6

Upon completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. Upload pictures to Picasa Web Albums
2. Share albums or pictures in Picasa Web Albums
3. Edit pictures in Picnik

Grading for Module
1 hour credit (All parts of the assignment must be complete to earn credit. No partial credit can be given.)
Journal entry
Discussion participation
Product- Shared Picasa Web Album with edited picture

Description:

Looking for a simple way to get photos from your camera and computer on the web? Picasa Web Albums provides 1 GB of free storage that makes sharing (and editing) your photos quick and easy. You need a Picasa Web Albums account. If you have a Gmail or Google account, you’re all set.

Assignment:

1. Go to http://picasaweb.google.com/ and use the help sheet to create an album in Picasa Web Albums.

2. Edit one of your photos in your shared album using Picnik (use the handout below for more help using Picnik).
3. On the DISCUSSION tab of this page, respond to the question. Respond to any posts you feel strongly about or have something to add to or add your own discussion topic.
4. Create a new page on your wiki called "Picasa Web Albums." On the "Picasa Web Albums" page, journal about ideas you have for using Picasa Web Albums in the classroom.and paste a link to your shared album.


Additional Help for Using Picnik: