Using
Multimedia
Composing
for Engaging
ALL Learners

Kathleen A. Gormley
The Sage Colleges

Peter McDermott
Pace Universi...
2

  Professors

Who Are We?

of

Literacy
  NYS Reading
Association Officers
  Digital Literacy
Committee CoChairs, NY...
3

Give us your email and you’ll be invited
to Dropbox for pdf of handout and
more!
What do we mean by
composing?
  Multimedia

video)

  Which
  More

(text, image, sound and/or

elements--depends on pu...
Who should compose with
multimedia?
  Teacher

composing

Instruction—flipped classroom
  Reteaching
  Modeling
 

  ...
  Allyn

(2013)
  Calkins, Ehrensworth
& Lehman. (2012)
  McLaughlin &
Overturf (2012)
  CC ELA Standards
  Woven

throughout
the CCSS
  Communication for
21st Century
  College and Career
Ready
  Authentic, engaging
opportu...
 Broad

standards
that cross the
Common core
 Anchor Standards
in Writing – most
relevant to
multimedia
composing,
inclu...
Production and
Distribution of Writing
  W5: Develop and
strengthen writing as
needed by planning,
revising, editing,
rew...
Production and
Distribution of Writing
  W6:

Use technology,
including the
Internet, to produce
and publish writing
and ...
Research to Build and
Present Knowledge
  W8: Develop and
strengthen writing as
needed by planning,
revising, editing,
re...
  Jing

  Audioboo

  Screencast-o-matic

  Voicethread

  Knovio

  Eyejot

  Animoto

  Garageband

  Screenr

...
  Recording

of
computer screen
with audio (music
and/or voice)
  Typically can be
embedded or linked
by URL
  Many opt...
  Any

combination of
visual, text and/or
audio
  Nonlinear
  Storyboarding and
planning
  Digital Storytelling,
argum...
  Free,

need to install
on computer
  Record screen and
audio
  Can also take screen
snapshot
  Safe for elementary
s...
  Screenshots
 

Capture images
(jpegs)

  Screen

capture

Whatever is on
computer screen as
well as voice
  Can capt...
http://youtu.be/26ixNPeLVao
  Free
  Records

screen and
audio (15 minutes
maximum)
  Can pause, but cannot
edit
  URL and embed code
  http://
w...
  Generally
 

limit the time

Suggest 5-7 minutes; reduced redundancy

  Organization

Plan (storyboard)

Switch among...
Screencastomatic
How to: http://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cXhbbqb9C
Example:
  Free
  Easy

to use and
can edit
  PPt, record voice,
share
  http://
www.knovio.com/
Knovio

how to: http://screencast.com/t/Ah2QEwbZ
Robin:
http://go.knovio.com/watch/
dc369c5b3d7a41768c9150480a60ed99
  30

Try

out!
it

seconds free
  Add images and text
  Select royalty free
music
  Suggest Plus version
($30/year)
...
Quick How To: Animoto
Screenr

http://screencast.com/t/Ms9a6G6Sr
  Share

information
  Communicate
personally
  Multimedia
(voice & image)
sent via email
  Respondents hit
reply, rec...
Buffering issues
 Compose

your

video
 Save
 Share
 URL or embed
code
  Used

to upload
slides
  Narrate/discuss
slides
  Present argument
  Summarize
  https://

voicethread.com/
share/2545658/
(middle school)
  https://
voicethread.com/
#u271592.b577410.i3
083304 (coll...
https://voicethread.com/share/4809863/
  Digital

recording

  URL
  Via

email
  Embed in blog/
website
  Phone app too!
Audioboo—Brief Overview
Example https://audioboo.fm/
boos/1556963-practice-boo
How to:
http://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=y-_HPYue4b8
Audacity (PC)
Audacity
  Robust

recording tool for PC

Edit
  Save
  Reduce white noise
  Raise/lower volume
  And more….
 

  C...
Audacity
  Quick

Overview on Audacity (source:
YouTube)

 http://

www.youtube.com/
watch?v=lrPGMjZORCM

  Must

expor...
  Easy

to record
  Export requires
Lame for an mp3
  How to:

http://
www.youtube.com/
watch?v=7ZjaTebJVPA
Garageband
  On

Mac ONLY
  Choose podcast
  Select voice
  Hit red dot and
record
  Hit red dot to stop
  Publish t...
Garageband--Overview
Common Questions

And Answers!
  Most

new
computers have
microphone, but
you have to turn it
on!
  Purchase
inexpensive one.
  Most durable-Logitech
  Instill

use of initial or
symbol instead of
name
  CRITICAL issue at
elementary level
  Young children—
have them co...
  Teach

attribution
  Creative Commons
  Teach referencing as
appropriate for age
  Model what you
expect
  Be cauti...
  Screencasts

take up
MUCH room on
server (e.g., Jing)
  Use outside sources
(e.g., Screencast-omatic)
  Think about s...
 Have

Thank you!

a great
NYSRA
Conference 
 Contact Kay:
gormlk@sage.edu

 Contact Pete:
pmcdermott@pace.
edu

We ar...
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  1. 1. Using Multimedia Composing for Engaging ALL Learners Kathleen A. Gormley The Sage Colleges Peter McDermott Pace University Presentation at the NYS  Reading Association  Conference    Albany, NY on October 27, 2013 
  2. 2. 2   Professors Who Are We? of Literacy   NYS Reading Association Officers   Digital Literacy Committee CoChairs, NYSRA   Writers   Consumers of Technology
  3. 3. 3 Give us your email and you’ll be invited to Dropbox for pdf of handout and more!
  4. 4. What do we mean by composing?   Multimedia video)   Which   More (text, image, sound and/or elements--depends on purpose than simply writing   Broad support for multimedia composing in CCSS
  5. 5. Who should compose with multimedia?   Teacher composing Instruction—flipped classroom   Reteaching   Modeling     Shared composing (teacher and students; student and student; group of students) Collaboration for learning   Showcasing shared understanding     Student Homework   Summaries  
  6. 6.   Allyn (2013)   Calkins, Ehrensworth & Lehman. (2012)   McLaughlin & Overturf (2012)   CC ELA Standards
  7. 7.   Woven throughout the CCSS   Communication for 21st Century   College and Career Ready   Authentic, engaging opportunities
  8. 8.  Broad standards that cross the Common core  Anchor Standards in Writing – most relevant to multimedia composing, including screencasting
  9. 9. Production and Distribution of Writing   W5: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach
  10. 10. Production and Distribution of Writing   W6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.   Most obvious support of multimedia composing.
  11. 11. Research to Build and Present Knowledge   W8: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
  12. 12.   Jing   Audioboo   Screencast-o-matic   Voicethread   Knovio   Eyejot   Animoto   Garageband   Screenr (Mac)   Audacity (PC)
  13. 13.   Recording of computer screen with audio (music and/or voice)   Typically can be embedded or linked by URL   Many options to develop screencasts
  14. 14.   Any combination of visual, text and/or audio   Nonlinear   Storyboarding and planning   Digital Storytelling, argument, informational purposes
  15. 15.   Free, need to install on computer   Record screen and audio   Can also take screen snapshot   Safe for elementary students   http:// www.techsmith.com/ jing.html
  16. 16.   Screenshots   Capture images (jpegs)   Screen capture Whatever is on computer screen as well as voice   Can capture part of screen     Share   Screencast.com   Digital report writing Non-fiction   Book reports   Book trailers     Digital storytelling   Directions   Learning summaries   Argument writing   Video blog
  17. 17. http://youtu.be/26ixNPeLVao
  18. 18.   Free   Records screen and audio (15 minutes maximum)   Can pause, but cannot edit   URL and embed code   http:// www.screencast-omatic.com/
  19. 19.   Generally   limit the time Suggest 5-7 minutes; reduced redundancy   Organization Plan (storyboard) Switch among websites, PPt and video, for example   Rehearse     Record   Screencast Pause as needed   Share URL   Embed Code  
  20. 20. Screencastomatic How to: http://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cXhbbqb9C Example:
  21. 21.   Free   Easy to use and can edit   PPt, record voice, share   http:// www.knovio.com/
  22. 22. Knovio how to: http://screencast.com/t/Ah2QEwbZ Robin: http://go.knovio.com/watch/ dc369c5b3d7a41768c9150480a60ed99
  23. 23.   30 Try out! it seconds free   Add images and text   Select royalty free music   Suggest Plus version ($30/year)   Educator Animoto   No voice   Note: Kay has plus version (3.5 minutes)   Examples:   User Name: gormlk@sage.edu Password: NYSRA2014 http://animoto.com/play/ Rj6hMY9Dyaw4gTDrH07jeg http://animoto.com/play/ g4wIMSgpABymz60RxAOYn Q
  24. 24. Quick How To: Animoto
  25. 25. Screenr http://screencast.com/t/Ms9a6G6Sr
  26. 26.   Share information   Communicate personally   Multimedia (voice & image) sent via email   Respondents hit reply, record and send
  27. 27. Buffering issues  Compose your video  Save  Share  URL or embed code
  28. 28.   Used to upload slides   Narrate/discuss slides   Present argument   Summarize
  29. 29.   https:// voicethread.com/ share/2545658/ (middle school)   https:// voicethread.com/ #u271592.b577410.i3 083304 (college)   https:// voicethread.com/ #q.b119840.i725907 (elementary)
  30. 30. https://voicethread.com/share/4809863/
  31. 31.   Digital recording   URL   Via email   Embed in blog/ website   Phone app too!
  32. 32. Audioboo—Brief Overview
  33. 33. Example https://audioboo.fm/ boos/1556963-practice-boo How to: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=y-_HPYue4b8
  34. 34. Audacity (PC)
  35. 35. Audacity   Robust recording tool for PC Edit   Save   Reduce white noise   Raise/lower volume   And more….     Can be used to record voice, edit and then put with screencast (a bit cumbersome)   NOTE: Mac users--Garageband
  36. 36. Audacity   Quick Overview on Audacity (source: YouTube)  http:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=lrPGMjZORCM   Must export file as mp3   Can embed or hyperlink
  37. 37.   Easy to record   Export requires Lame for an mp3   How to: http:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=7ZjaTebJVPA
  38. 38. Garageband   On Mac ONLY   Choose podcast   Select voice   Hit red dot and record   Hit red dot to stop   Publish to iTunes (easiest)
  39. 39. Garageband--Overview
  40. 40. Common Questions And Answers!
  41. 41.   Most new computers have microphone, but you have to turn it on!   Purchase inexpensive one.   Most durable-Logitech
  42. 42.   Instill use of initial or symbol instead of name   CRITICAL issue at elementary level   Young children— have them compose in the classroom on teacher account
  43. 43.   Teach attribution   Creative Commons   Teach referencing as appropriate for age   Model what you expect   Be cautious about publishing on website
  44. 44.   Screencasts take up MUCH room on server (e.g., Jing)   Use outside sources (e.g., Screencast-omatic)   Think about storage capacity on server   Use Cloud Storage (recommend Dropbox)
  45. 45.  Have Thank you! a great NYSRA Conference   Contact Kay: gormlk@sage.edu  Contact Pete: pmcdermott@pace. edu We are here for the full conference—feel free to meet with us!

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