iSpring Free is simple to use and you will see that it is 5 simple steps to create a flash movie and embedding it to your wikispace.
Follow the link to view and listen to the flash movie
Create your presentation in Ms PowerPoint Save the presentation
Click Slide Show to display the Slide Show ribbon In the Setup group, click Record Slide Show Click Start recording from the beginning If you have an earlier version of PowerPoint then click Slide Show, click Record Narration
Click iSpring Free to open the iSpring Free ribbon Click Publish
Give your presentation a Title Save in required location Tick Generate HTML Untick Start presentation automatically – it will drive you crazy if it starts automatically! Click Publish
Ask participants to How could you use iSpring Free? Ask them to write on the whiteboard Ask them to explain some comments
Has anyone uploaded audio files to wikis? Any more ideas on how you could
In editing view, when your file has been inserted it looks a little odd and not like an audio file at all but all will be revealed when you save it!
As with the example of the Interview with Sarah I showed you earlier, it is often a good idea to have a printed version of the audio file underneath as an added resource depending on the abilities of your students or participants.
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Eastern Metro Region eMentor Project Team Welcomes you to Wikis and multimedia as student resourcesChristine Dix Karen George Lynne Gibb
IntroductionsWrite up your name and where you are from http://www.flickr.com/photos/7715992@N03/3561405030
PowerPoint and iSpring Free PowerPoint to Flash Converter http://www.ispringsolutions.com
Finding videosThe most well known source of video resources is YouTubebut there are others such as•Teacher tube•Blip TV•Yahoo video•Your own videosSpecific video sites provide the tools for embedding ontowikis.Uploading videos from your mobile phone or other device isanother way to share your videos on wiki. This methodrequires patience as uploading directly from the device maytake a while.
Copy the codeClick “Embed”Copy the codeprovided
Use the WidgetOn your chosen wiki page, click “Edit” then click on the “Widget” tool Choose “Video” then “YouTube”
Place code in wikiPaste the codefrom YouTubeClick on “Save”
Saving to wikiWhen you save your widget,it will appear as a grey boxNext, click to Save your wiki pageand your video will be embeddedand ready for viewing.
Using audio files with wikisWhy use audio?•CALD Learners•Acquired brain injury•Literacy•All students•Engaging•Using another of the senses
So where do I get audio files to upload?1. Find podcasts and audio files that are already available on the internet on your topicAdvantages:• Podcasts – already done for you eg – ABC interviews – Helen Doron Early Childhood podcasts • Good quality audio • Variety from worldwide sources • Quick to source & uploadDisadvantages:•You may not find any on your particular topic•Not able to be edited - copyright
1. Create your own simple audio fileAdvantages:•Customisable – create your own content – addmusic, editable etc•Students get to hear your voice – or their own•Students can make their own audio & upload forthemselves•Just plug in device and upload instantlyDisadvantages:•To make good quality requires a bit of learning curve – time•Students sometimes reluctant to hear own voice
Recording Devices Easi-speak Microphone Advantages: •Very user friendly •Plug directly into USB port - & upload directly into your wiki or blog •Comes in bright yellow!http://www.tasmanav.com.au/easi-speak-classroom-solutions.html
Smart Pen MP3 Recorder/Player Advantages: Advantages: •Easy to upload - plug into USB •Easy to upload -plug port and upload audio into USB port and upload •Has advantage of text as well as audio audio •Discreet •DiscreetDisadvantages: Disadvantages:•Some people find it requires a bit of •Bit fiddly to use –practise to use eg Livescribe requires a bit of practisedesktop softwarehttp://www.smartpen.com.au/
Record and upload files from a smart phone:Advantages:•Ubiquitous!•User-friendly•Many students already know how to use themDisadvantages:•Could be daunting for older students afraidof new technology or who do not own a smartphone – cost of internet
iPad and Tablet handheldsAdvantages and disadvantages similar to smart phones
Your turn to play! Now you can pop into the EMR ementor wiki and listen to the little snippet of the podcast I have just demonstrated. Click on the address in the text chat window to go directly there. http://www.flickr.com/photos/40645538@N00/3716439453http://ementor.coonarahouse.org.au/Online+Session+7-6-12
Thank you for joining us today & we hope you picked up some new skills and/or whetted your appetite to learn more. Please feel free to visit the ementor wiki at any time and browse though our resources ementor.coonarahouse.org.auLynne Gibb – Ementor EMR Christine Dix – eChampion EMR Karen George – eChampion EMRlynne@coonarahouse.org.au firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com