Using Avatars and Speaking Characters in our Classrooms<br />By<br />Brian Hyland<br />
Introduction to Animated Speaking Characters<br />Wiki Avatar Introduction<br />*As of right now only Powerpoint 2010 has ...
Different Website to Use<br />Brian the Crast Test Dummy<br />Voki<br />Xtranormal<br />Gravatar<br />
A Look at Voki<br />Hot Dog Voki<br />
Voki Continued<br />Voki Education<br />
XTRANORMAL<br />XTRANORMAL VIDEO<br />
GRAVATAR<br />
Pros of Speaking Character Usage<br />We are living in a society where technology is being used by our current and future ...
Cons of Speaking Character Usage<br />They are time extensive to create and implement correctly into a lesson.<br />The us...
Closing Thoughts<br />Digital Brian’s Closing Thoughts<br />
References<br />www.voki.com<br />www.xtranormal.com<br />www.flickr.com<br />www.google.com<br />www.gravatar.com<br />
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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.

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Using avatars and speaking characters in our classrooms

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

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