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    • Glogs – Online Multimedia Posters
      Sunrise SD September 24, 2010
      Adapted From:
      Glog On! Glog One! Glog All!
      Jan McGee, Technology Coordinator
      West Monroe High School
      201 Riggs Street
      West Monroe, LA 71291
      Library Coordinator
      Ouachita Parish School System
    • A Glog is like a poster . . . only better
      Glogs allow students to create an online poster using
      video files
      sound files
    • What is Glogster?
      A WEB 2.0 platform that easily allows users to upload photos, videos, text, audio and other exciting resources to create a unique online, interactive poster.
      A new and creative digital outlet for educators to keep students ENGAGED and make learning more fun!
      A easy to use interface designed to introduce basic concepts to students.
      A series of teamwork mechanisms that allow users anywhere to publish, share their creations, and collaborate with others on joint efforts.
    • What is Glogster?Cont.
      A secure, private, and safe platform that can be monitored directly by teachers.
      A valuable learning tool that integratesdiverse core subjects including math, science, history, technology, art, photography, music and more.
      A learning tool that fosters development of essential skills as students progress through grade levels.
      A virtual, digital, educational platform that transcends age, gender, culture, grade level, subject matter, school type, location, etc.
    • 9 Reasons to Use a Glog
      1. It allows students to create an online poster
      2. It is free
      3. It is web-based
      4. It uses no ink
      5. It allows students to add images, video—such as YouTube--music, text, and hyperlinks
      (What cardboard poster does that?)
    • Reasons, continued
      6. It easily incorporates student research and
      educational content
      7. It addresses multiple learning styles
      8. It can be accessed from any location with an Internet connection
      9. Did I mention that it is economical because it uses NO ink?
    • Example: History/Biography Project
      Glog contains
      Researched information
      Video from YouTube
      Podcast of speech
      Hyperlinks to JFK websites
    • Example: Book/Author Project
      • Text
      • Hyperlinks
    • Glog Example 1:Elements of a Story
    • Glog Example 2:The Giver
    • Glogging Across the Curriculum
      Hockey in Canada
      Science Fair Hints
      Plants and Photosynthesis
      A Day in the Life of an Integer
    • Getting Started
      1. Go to:
      2. Click Register
      3. Fill out online registration form.
      Type code from box above
    • Profile Page
      Email Reminder
      Click “Create a New Glog”
      NOTE: A generic icon will appear beside your name unless you import a photo or other image.
    • Create Glog
      A blank glog screen will appear.
    • To Remove Page Elements
      Remove page elements by selecting it, then clicking the red trash can that appears.
    • Magnet Toolbar
      Use the magnet toolbar to add page elements
      Toolbar will slide up and down the page
      Begin with the “Wall” tool to select a background
      Once other page elements have been added, the wall cannot be changed
    • Naming Your Glog
      At the top of the glog screen, there will be a rectangular box labeled “Glog name” next to it. When you first open your glog, it is only identified with a glog number. Click in the box and give your glog a unique name.
    • Save and Publish
      Select a category.
      Add some “tags” to make it more searchable
      Mark as “Public” or “Private.”
      Click “Save & Publish”
      You will be taken back to your main blog screen with the option to “View” or “Continue Editing.”
    • Glog Wall & Page Wall
      Select “Wall” from toolbar
      Backgrounds are arranged by themes
      Select a “Glog Wall”
      Click “Use it”
      Select a “Page Wall”
      The Glog wall is the background for the main part of the glog.
      The page wall is like an outside border or frame.
    • Text
      To add text, select “TEXT” from the toolbar
      Choose a textbox (default), a title box, bubbles or stickers for your text
      A wide variety of text box styles are available from each category
      TIP:Text boxes are square. Titles are rectangular, as in a banner or heading
    • Add a Title
      Select “Title”
      View the sample styles by clicking the numbers at the bottom of the screen or by clicking the list of styles on the left-hand side of the screen.
      Basic title creates a title without a frame.
    • Titles
      Select the style you want and click “USE IT.”
      The textbox will appear at the bottom of your glog screen.
    • Title Fonts
      The title appears as “poster yourself”
      Click the “EDIT” button to change/ add text
      Click “Ab1” to change to font style, color, size or justification
    • Title Effects
      Click the “fx” button to create special effects such as title shadows
      Change the shadow, use a blur effect, adjust the distance, angle, etc.
      Click “APPLY”
      Click “OK”
    • Adding a Hyperlink to a Title
      To hyperlink your title to a website, select the link button
      An “Add URL” window will open
      Paste the URL of the website into the “Link” box
      Click “APPLY”
    • Creating Text Boxes
      To create a regular (square) textbox, select “TEXT” on the toolbar
      Choose “Sticker” from the text menu list.
    • Text Box Styles
      “Basic Text” creates a box without a frame. The other styles appear as a “sticker” in which text may be typed.
      Select a style
      Click “USE IT”
    • Text Effects
      Font styles, size, color and alignment are accessed from the same Menu icons used with Title effects.
      Hyperlinks may also be added to text boxes and stickers.
    • Images
      Locate images from the Internet, digital camera, or other sources and save to a folder on computer
      Click “IMAGE” on menu
      Select “UPLOAD” button
    • Uploading Images
      Browse to folder
      Select the image
      Click “Open”
      Image will upload to image collection.
    • Adding the Image
      Select image
      Image will appear on the right
      Click “USE IT” to add it to glog
      Add a frame by clicking “ADD A FRAME” button
    • Adding a Frame
      Use menu on left to view and select a frame around image
      Click “USE IT” to add image and frame to glog
      Remove a frame before adding to glog by choosing “Basic” frame
    • Image Adjustment
      Adjust size and placement of image using handles on side
      Use menu bar above image to bring image forward, send to back for layering or duplicate image.
      Choose trash can to delete image.
      Bring to front
      Send to back
      Clone image
    • Hyperlink to Image
      Select image
      Click “EDIT”
      Select link button on menu
      Paste or type URL into link box
      Click “APPLY”
    • Add Video File
      Select “Video” from Magnet Toolbar
      Click “UPLOAD” to navigate to a downloaded video on your computer (such as a video from UnitedStreaming)
    • Link to Web-based Video
      Click “LINK” to add a web-based video from YouTube, TeacherTube or other online video resource
      Paste or type the URL of the video
      Click “ADD TO YOUR FILES”
    • Web-based Video
      Video will be added to library
      Select video
      Choose a player or frame by selecting “Add a Player” button
      Click “USE IT”
    • Add an Audio File
      Audio files are added in the same manner as video files
      Choose “SOUND” from the Magnet Toolbar
      Select “UPLOAD” for downloaded sound file
      Select “LINK” to an audio file on the web
    • Audio File and Frame
      Choose a player frame from the themes menu
      Use “as is”
      Click “USE IT”
    • Add Graphics
      Select “Graphics” from Magnet Tools
      Choose a graphic from any of the themes on menu
      Select “USE IT”
      NOTE: Some graphics are animated
    • Save and Publish
      Select “SAVE & PUBLISH” from top menu of glog
      Edit name, category, or tags if needed
      Optional: Change from “Private” to “Public”
      Click “SAVE & PUBLISH”
    • Publishing and Sharing Glog
      Use this screen to view glog, email glog, or post to web
      Use URL link to post a link on a website or wiki
      Click “Email” to email link
      Click “Copy” button to copy html code to embed
      URL Link
      Copy HTML
    • Glog Embedded into Wiki
      Embed a glog into a wiki to use as a “homepage”
    • Miniature Copy of Glog
      Locate and click “+SHARE GLOG” at bottom right of screen
    • Miniature Version of Glog
      Click “COPY” button to copy HTML code
      Paste code into website or wiki for a downsized, working version of wiki
    • A Glog is like a poster. . . . .
      . . . . Only BETTER
    • Let’s Start Glogging!