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  • 1. 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
  • 2. A Glog is like a poster . . . only better
    Glogs allow students to create an online poster using
    video files
    sound files
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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?)
  • 6. 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?
  • 7. Example: History/Biography Project
    Glog contains
    Researched information
    Video from YouTube
    Podcast of speech
    Hyperlinks to JFK websites
  • 8. Example: Book/Author Project
  • 10. Glog Example 1:Elements of a Story
  • 11. Glog Example 2:The Giver
  • 12. Glogging Across the Curriculum
    Hockey in Canada
    Science Fair Hints
    Plants and Photosynthesis
    A Day in the Life of an Integer
  • 13. Getting Started
    1. Go to:
    2. Click Register
    3. Fill out online registration form.
    Type code from box above
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Create Glog
    A blank glog screen will appear.
  • 16. To Remove Page Elements
    Remove page elements by selecting it, then clicking the red trash can that appears.
  • 17. 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
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. 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.”
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. 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
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. Titles
    Select the style you want and click “USE IT.”
    The textbox will appear at the bottom of your glog screen.
  • 24. 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
  • 25. 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”
  • 26. 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”
  • 27. Creating Text Boxes
    To create a regular (square) textbox, select “TEXT” on the toolbar
    Choose “Sticker” from the text menu list.
  • 28. 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”
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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
  • 31. Uploading Images
    Browse to folder
    Select the image
    Click “Open”
    Image will upload to image collection.
  • 32. 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
  • 33. 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
  • 34. 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
  • 35. Hyperlink to Image
    Select image
    Click “EDIT”
    Select link button on menu
    Paste or type URL into link box
    Click “APPLY”
  • 36. 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)
  • 37. 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
  • 38. 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”
  • 39. 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
  • 40. Audio File and Frame
    Choose a player frame from the themes menu
    Use “as is”
    Click “USE IT”
  • 41. 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
  • 42. 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”
  • 43. 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
  • 44. Glog Embedded into Wiki
    Embed a glog into a wiki to use as a “homepage”
  • 45. Miniature Copy of Glog
    Locate and click “+SHARE GLOG” at bottom right of screen
  • 46. Miniature Version of Glog
    Click “COPY” button to copy HTML code
    Paste code into website or wiki for a downsized, working version of wiki
  • 47. A Glog is like a poster. . . . .
    . . . . Only BETTER
  • 48. Let’s Start Glogging!