What is a Voki? A Vokiis a talking avatar/cartoon of oneself. Allows someone to communicate with voice but through an animated character, which they create.
How can I use Voki? Short speaking assessment Spice up a blog, web page or wiki. Sample Communicate with students outside of the classroom.
Improving pronunciation Alternative assessment…. (Example: Students can create an avatar that resembles a character from a story, add a setting and give it speech.) Other ideas? Check the comments to this post or go to this site for more examples and tutorials
How do I create a Voki? Create your own Voki account at www.voki.com. a.) Register (top right). b.) Fill in the required information c.)You need an email account to confirm your registration. An activation email will be sent to the email address used.
2. Login to the Voki site . 3. Create a new Voki.* Customize your character.* Give it a Voice by recording your own or typing your message* Choose a Background.* Pick a Player color.* Publish it to email or get code to embed on a website, wiki or blog.
HOW TO EMBED IN THE BLOG Once you have published your Voki grab the HTML embed code as follows in this video