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WRT266 Writing for Social Change: Multimodal Resources


Resources for Multimodal Projects


Infographic Design

Recommended Tools

  • Canva - Great for all kinds of graphic-design projects, easy to upload other graphics
  • Piktochart - Just for infographics, but free version is very limited
  • The Noun Project - for  royalty-free icons


Powtoon - Video creation tool. Videos of less than 100mb and 5 minutes in length or shorter are free.

Comic Life - Create comics from real photos. Free 30-day trial.

Maps & More

My Google Maps - Creates custom interactive maps that can be easily integrated in websites. Short tutorial -


Tableau - data visualization tool that also has interactive dashboard capabilities; examples

ESRI Story Maps - Create maps using ArcGIS and embed into a narrative



Other Tools

Podcasts 101 Guide

Audacity - recording & editing video

Find Images

  • Unsplash - Freely usable photographs
  • Flickr (Creative Commons) Use Flickr's advanced search to find photos and images which are available copyright free or through a Creative Commons license that allows for reuse.