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Using avatars and speaking characters in our classrooms

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This is my final WOW project for my literacy and technology class at the Mount. This is all about using Speaking Characters and Avatars in the classroom.

This is my final WOW project for my literacy and technology class at the Mount. This is all about using Speaking Characters and Avatars in the classroom.

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  • 1. Using Avatars and Speaking Characters in our Classrooms
    By
    Brian Hyland
  • 2. Introduction to Animated Speaking Characters
    Wiki Avatar Introduction
    *As of right now only Powerpoint 2010 has the ability to embed a Voki*
  • 3. Different Website to Use
    Brian the Crast Test Dummy
    Voki
    Xtranormal
    Gravatar
  • 4. A Look at Voki
    Hot Dog Voki
  • 5. Voki Continued
    Voki Education
  • 6. XTRANORMAL
    XTRANORMAL VIDEO
  • 7. GRAVATAR
  • 8. Pros of Speaking Character Usage
    We are living in a society where technology is being used by our current and future students on a daily basis. We must keep up with that.
    They make for a very interesting and powerful way to grab the attention of our students.
    We now have a way to extend our lessons and to allow our students to personalize their responses.
  • 9. Cons of Speaking Character Usage
    They are time extensive to create and implement correctly into a lesson.
    The use of technology may be changing the communication technique of our students.
    The can be expensive to use as some sites cost money to create.
  • 10. Closing Thoughts
    Digital Brian’s Closing Thoughts
  • 11. References
    www.voki.com
    www.xtranormal.com
    www.flickr.com
    www.google.com
    www.gravatar.com

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