Presentations can be used to tell stories, make presentations, explain processes, etc.Presentations can be created for commenting within classes or between classes.
Most important # 2. Involves collecting pictures and creating a narration. Can include writing drafts.
Important to use avatars for identities. Only a limited number of symbols
Using voice thread to create student presentations
TESOL Arabia 2012 Alan BessettePoole Gakuin University firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview What is VoiceThread? What kind of presentations can students create? What do teachers need to do? How can you make a VoiceThread presentation? What are the options for using VoiceThread?
What is VoiceThread? Web-based presentation software Pictures, videos, PowerPoint slides, and documents Narration and comments Typing, voice, or video & voice (with a webcam) Individually or collaboratively
Examples of students work Talking about Yourself Tell something about yourself, for example, a hobby, a trip, your family, a pet, a part-time job, etc. My School Excursion Introducing Japanese culture Introduce an aspect of Japanese culture, for example, a temple or shrine, flower arranging, a festival, kimono, etc. Sashimi and Sushi
Process1. Deciding on a theme2. Research and preparing3. Practicing4. Creating the VoiceThread5. Commenting6. Evaluating
Creating a VoiceThread Choose a picture (or two) that Says something about you Says something about your culture Upload the picture(s) to VoiceThread Record comments about the picture(s) Share the VoiceThread with the TESOL Arabia 2012 group Make comments on other VoiceThread presentations