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Digital Tools, Platforms, and Resources

Digital tools, platforms, and resources.

Interactive Visuals

Interactive visuals are visualizations or images that viewers can interact with to access additional resources or acquire new levels of context. Interactive visuals make images or visualizations dynamic and engage the viewer as a participant.  


Genially is a free tool that supports the creation of interactive content in the form of presentations, infographics, guides, and images. Genially provides an accessible, user-friendly dashboard to make interactive content for educators and students. Projects can be exported and shared as online pages, embedded within a website, or sent via email.  


TimelineJS is a free resource from Northwestern University's Knight Lab that enables users to produce interactive timelines. Users are able to create a timeline with a Google Spreadsheet and include text, images, and video content within the timeline. TimelineJS is a tool that enables user customizer without requiring complex technical knowledge. Timelines can be embedded on websites or shared to other viewers.  

An example timeline.