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This "interactive photo" is a unique learning object--I think it is very effective with the short videos with the photo being the navigation: http://giving.umn.edu/extras/UniversityArchives/
It would be interesting to give a "tour" of one of the databases this way--e.g. here is how you put your search into the box, here are subject headings and why you use them, etc.
Or to show an article and paper and give the back story of the research or citations.
Did you see this...
EDUCAUSE ELI Webinar: Iterative Design for Learning: Using Design Research and Prototyping to Innovate and Support Learning
In this webinar, Alan Foley will discuss the evolution of design research and how design research projects have been demonstrating the potential to innovate and support learning and to advance theoretical understandings of learning while also creating tangible learning environments. In this session Alan will illustrate how design research techniques including prototyping can be used in the development of instructional approaches, course design, and learning technology.
Register at http://www.educause.edu/eli/events