Voicethread as an approach to communication in eTwinning projects

863 views
819 views

Published on

Workshop held at eTwinning conference 2011

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
863
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
86
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Voicethread as an approach to communication in eTwinning projects

  1. 1. Approaches tocommunication ineTwinning projects eTwinning conference 2011, Budapest, Hungary
  2. 2. Many ways to approach oral & written communication• blog• glog (multimedia posters)• powerpoint presentations• digital stories (by using Moviemaker, Photostory or iMovie)• podcasts or other audiofiles• VoiceThread
  3. 3. Today’s workshop program• Presentation / intro to the VoiceThread program• Workshop• Sharing/presentation of created voicethreads• Sharing of experience
  4. 4. VoiceThread• collaborative, multimedia slideshow• practice language skills & technology in three steps• quick overview Paris
  5. 5. Step 1: Upload• Production of VoiceThread • collaborative vs individual products • insert producer comments by recording or typing• Lends itself easily to any topic!• Many good ideas on the VoiceThread Community page
  6. 6. Step 2: Comment• 5 ways to comment • phone, web cam, microphone, text, audio file• doodling• multiple identities• comment moderation
  7. 7. Step 3: Share• invite others to comment• embed• export to play offline
  8. 8. Now it’s workshop time!Follow instructions on separate handouts
  9. 9. Our experience• easy accessible tool • equipment necessary or additional no software installation• easy to learn & easy to use• primary focus on oral skills• confidence in speaking a helps build “hands-on” activity that foreign language• great assessment tool for oral feedback
  10. 10. • VoiceThread can be embedded to Twin Space (details follow )• The free version has certain limitations• Various possible upgrades for classroom purposes available, at app. 60$ a year
  11. 11. How to embed a VoiceThread to Twin Space (follow the links for further details)1. Go to your Twin Space2. Click Project Activities and then choose the folder where you want to embed theVoiceThread(s)3. Click Actions and then Add application4. Click Content Management5. Choose Web content display and click Add6. Once the Web content display application is added to your activity folder, click the Edit WebContent button in the bottom left corner7. Add a name and then write the text you want to precede the embedded voicethread8. Copy the embed code from your VoiceThread9. Click the Source button in the editor, paste the embed code, and then click Save10. Voilà! Your VoiceThread has now been embedded to Twin Space
  12. 12. Click Project Activities and then choose the folder where you want to embed the VoiceThread(s)back
  13. 13. 2. 1. Click Actions and then Add applicationback
  14. 14. Click Content Managementback
  15. 15. 1. 2. Choose Web content display and click Addback
  16. 16. Once the Web content display application is added to your activity folder, click the Edit Web Content button in the bottom left cornerback
  17. 17. Add a name and then write the text you want to precede the embedded voicethreadback
  18. 18. Copy the embed code from your own VoiceThread accountback
  19. 19. 1. 2. 3. Click the Source button in the editor,back paste the embed code, and then click Save
  20. 20. Louise Mary Rennemo,Hemne videregående skolelouise.rennemo@stfk.no &Anita Normann,Charlottenlund ungdomsskoleanita.normann@trondheim.kommune.no eTwinning ambassadors from Norway

×