Animoto & Moblyng


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This powerpoint was used as part of a webinar to discuss the multimedia tools, Animoto & Moblyng. The link for the webinars is

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Animoto & Moblyng

  1. 1. Welcome to Animoto & Moblyng
  2. 2. Tonight’s Agenda <ul><li>What are Animoto & Moblyng </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Common Features </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for Educational Use </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Moblyng </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap-Up - Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are Animoto & Moblyng <ul><li>FREE or Educational Version </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based, Web 2.0, Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Create high quality multimedia learning objects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples <ul><li>You saw one at the beginning of this webinar! </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto - O Hai Web 2.0! </li></ul><ul><li>Moblyng - Fostering Online Learning Communities - </li></ul>
  5. 5. Common Features <ul><li>importing/uploading digital photos and images </li></ul><ul><li>adding audio, usually a selection of music to select from </li></ul><ul><li>can embed wherever embedding is allowed, can send to social sites </li></ul><ul><li>each then has additional unique features </li></ul>
  6. 6. Educational Uses <ul><li>Compiling images, terms, phrases at the beginning of Course, Unit, or Lesson as trailer, teaser or &quot;hook&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Have students create individual ones as a &quot;commercial/psa/trailer&quot; assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Have students collaboratively create as a group assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Common feature is embedding, so adding anywhere you can add embeddable object, i.e. online course announcements </li></ul>
  7. 7. Focus on Animoto <ul><li>Educational version! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Easy as 1-2-3! Ok, maybe 4-5-6! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Animoto Features <ul><li>Animoto has some cool features like being able to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download as mp4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed on sites like Moodle, Blackboard, Pbwiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send to your social networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>send your video to your Youtube channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>send it to iPhone (there's an Animoto app now to create animotos on your iPhone) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Animoto on YouTube <ul><li>O Hai Web 2.0! </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Ecosystem Toolkit </li></ul>
  10. 10. Animoto on iPhone <ul><li>There is an Animoto app for iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Email your Animoto to yourself to watch it, recommend add app first </li></ul>
  11. 11. Focus on Moblyng <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Easy as 1-2-3! Maybe 4-5! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Moblyng Features <ul><li>Moblyng has some cool features like </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create slideshows, fun image edit, upload videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed on sites like Moodle, Blackboard, Pbwiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send to your social networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>send to phone </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Moblyng Midterm <ul><li>Collaborative Multimedia. What does online learning community mean to you? 10 pts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add to the Moblyng project created for this project. Add a graphic and caption that captures the definition of online learning community for you. It can be a digital photo, a digital image, or it can be the concept map you created. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Login with username and password </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Username is the class gmail account </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Class password </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to My Stuff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Student version of What Is Online Learning Community to Me? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Edit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add your image and caption </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click Save (get code) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click Skip twice and then click My Stuff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I embedded on class WebCT course announcements page </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Mobile Moblyng <ul><li>Does your phone do video? Add your phone number to the chat with area code and let's check it out. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Wrap-Up <ul><li>How might you use Animoto or Moblyng? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>