Canva

Canva provides templates and easy to use web-based tools to enable everyone to create professional looking graphics, to fully edit images, and to create data based graphics.

What Does it Do?

Canva is a simplified graphic-design tool website. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to photographs, vector images, graphics, and fonts. It is used by non-designers as well as professionals.

The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics.

https://www.canva.com

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Affordances

What is the relevance of this tool for Ontario Extend Educators?

  • Simple intuitive editing tools
  • Hundreds of pre-made templates to launch designs from
  • Image libraries of open licensed media

Limitations

Things to keep in mind when considering use of this tool.

  • Photo library access requires a paid upgrade
  • Limited to two project folders
  • Professional designers look down on use of the too; see The Case Against Canva

Examples in Action

These curated examples are ones created by Ontario Extend participants.

Activities Using Tool

See how this tool is used for Extend Module activities as well as in submitted responses.

  • Graphic Information. Create an infographic to present data or explain a concept.
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