|Image: http://www.pexels.com (Alex Andrews)|
If you need some stock images to liven up your Canvas course, you can try using www.pexels.com. The site is very quick and easy to search for and download images, with no sign-in required. All images are free to use, subject to its very generous licence (more info here.) The site operates on a ‘suggested donation’ model, encouraging you to make an optional donation to the artist before you download their image.
To insert your image into your Canvas page, choose the ‘Embed image’ option shown below, you will then be given the option to upload the image to your Canvas folder.
Please remember to fill in the ‘alternative text’ option when inserting images. This provides screen readers with a description of the image, and helps increase the accessibility of your pages.