Voki

2,162 views
2,049 views

Published on

Tips for using Voki.com for an educational purpose.

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,162
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
29
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Voki

  1. 1. Voki Jacob Cornish 2010
  2. 2. What is Voki.com? <ul><li>customizable speaking avatars </li></ul><ul><li>text to speech </li></ul><ul><li>recorded speech to avatar </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail of both with speaking avatar </li></ul>
  3. 3. Educational Value? <ul><li>ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) </li></ul><ul><li>foreign language students/instructors </li></ul><ul><li>be creative and come up with your own </li></ul>
  4. 4. Customize Your Avatar <ul><li>Voki.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CREATE or GET STARTED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>select avatar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>have fun customizing </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Give your Avatar a Voice (English) <ul><li>Type text </li></ul><ul><li>process and play </li></ul><ul><li>Use microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Record voice </li></ul><ul><li>process and play </li></ul>
  6. 6. Give your Avatar a Voice (Foreign Language) <ul><li>Google.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>search for free translators online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Type text (English) </li></ul><ul><li>Translate (Other) </li></ul><ul><li>Copy/Paste translation </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Language at Voki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Process and play </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recording Your Voice - Part 1 <ul><li>Attach mic to PC </li></ul><ul><li>Test mic using Windows Sound Recorder. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start/Programs/Accessories/Entertainment/Sound Recorder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record and playback to test </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Recording Your Voice - Part 2 <ul><li>Select the mic button </li></ul><ul><li>Press RECORD </li></ul><ul><li>Press STOP when finished </li></ul><ul><li>Press Save then DONE </li></ul><ul><li>Press Play below the avatar </li></ul>
  9. 9. Uploading a Recording <ul><li>Create a .wav file recording using Sound Recorder or other software. </li></ul><ul><li>Save the file </li></ul><ul><li>Press the Upload button </li></ul><ul><li>Select Browse </li></ul><ul><li>Find your file </li></ul><ul><li>Press the Upload button </li></ul><ul><li>Process, Play, Done </li></ul>
  10. 10. Email Speeking Avatar <ul><li>Select Publish </li></ul><ul><li>Name your Scene and Save </li></ul><ul><li>No need to sign up if asked </li></ul><ul><li>Send to a friend </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the form and send </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>Voki enables listening and practice of spoken English language. </li></ul><ul><li>Voki enables listening and practice of spoken foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>Voki can enable students to send their recorded English or Foreign Language speech to their instructors for evaluation via E-mail. </li></ul><ul><li>Voki has many, yet to be discovered, educational uses. </li></ul><ul><li>Voki can give you something to do on a rainy day. </li></ul>

×