What is it?
Canva is an app for creating sophisticated designs simply and easily. Mixing your own photos with a good selection of templates, attractive and stylish presentation and graphics can be created, no matter what your design skills or previous experience with graphic software. Images can be exported as Jpegs or PDFs.
Cost: Free. Some in-app purchases for templates and design elements.
IOS, Web. Requires free account.
How can it be used?
Canva can be used for creating professional-looking material quickly and easily. As well as its potential use for creating good-looking course content and presentations, the simple nature of the app, and decent selection of free templates, means that it can be a useful tool for students creating digital stories with little training required in design skills or software.