ThingLink is a website that allows users to add clickable links within photos and videos. Links can be as simple as a bit of descriptive text that pops up when a student clicks on a part of an image, or they can be links to websites, videos, or sound files.
For example, a user could use ThingLink to generate a virtual tour of a school by adding links to a blueprint or map that when clicked open YouTube videos shot at different location on campus. Perhaps a teacher wants to draw students’ attention to specific parts of a human skeleton. The teacher could upload an image of a skeleton to ThingLink and then insert links on the image in exactly the right spots a student should click.
ThingLink offers free accounts as well as more feature-rich paid accounts. Teachers can use a free account to add links to images and them embed the resulting ThingLink image in their learning management system or elsewhere. ThingLink is a really easy way to add interactivity to images or video, and it can help teachers create more engaging content for their courses.
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