Glogster Tutorial


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  • Prep: Loginto Glogster Ahead of Time
  • Premium: Edit student nickname, access student accounts
  • Explain these are MY terms
  • Explain on top of the glog there’s the common controls that can be used ahead of time
  • Teacher presentation = book
  • Ask teachers to go on the site right away. Go to Digital Hub -> Site -> Browse -> Technology -> Glogster WebsiteQuick walk through of the site. Point out FAQ & e-mail me
  • Ask teachers to input feedback. Give about 5 minutes
  • Glogster Tutorial

    1. 1. Glogster Workshop<br />Presented By: Teresa Wu<br />
    2. 2. Welcome!!<br />Please log into<br />Go ahead and register if you don’t have an account.<br />
    3. 3. What is Glogster?<br />Interactive Poster<br />Students can showcase their learning through different methods<br />Text, Picture, Sound, Video, etc.<br />
    4. 4. Dashboard<br />Messages – Place to check the student accounts you’ve created<br />Student Management – Where you can monitor all your students’ activities on Glogster<br />Your Glog & Favorite Glogs<br />
    5. 5. Student Management<br />Add/Delete Students<br />Change students’ password<br />Edit students’ accounts/profiles<br />
    6. 6. Basic Controls<br />Delete<br />General Edits <br />(Colors, Links, fonts, special effects)<br />Reset to Default<br />Put it behind<br />Clone<br />Bring it forward<br />
    7. 7. “Edit” Controls<br />Special Effects<br />(Shadow,<br />Alpha [visibility])<br />Sticker Colors<br />Add a Link<br />Text Options<br />(Colors, font, <br />Size, align)<br />
    8. 8. Regular Tools<br />“Regular Tools” = Tools that you can use without uploading anything to Glogster.<br />Include: Graphics, Text, Wall<br />
    9. 9. Graphics<br />Used like stickers.<br />Can change color and size.<br />No input available. <br />
    10. 10. Text<br />Text is automatically wrapped with scrollbar.<br />Fonts include: Latin, Chinese, Japanese, Greek<br />Edit Option: Font type, alignment, bold/italic, size, color.<br />
    11. 11. Wall<br />Glog Wall = Background for the glog.<br />Page Wall = Background for the page that’s behind the glog. Not visible if you embed your glog to another medium (such as a website)<br />
    12. 12. Uploadable Tools<br />“Uploadable Tools” = Tools that require you to upload material to the Glogster.<br />Include: Image, Video, Sound<br />
    13. 13. Common Controls<br />Upload: Upload files from your computer.<br />Link: Copy & paste the link of the file you wish to use, and Glogster<br /> will do it for you.<br />Grab: Using webcam/microphone to capture image/sound and upload <br /> it to Glogster.<br />
    14. 14. Image<br />Frames = Picture frames that surround the image.<br />When using “Link”, make sure you copy and paste the entire URL of the picture.<br />Common file type: .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png<br />
    15. 15. Video<br />Player Include: Start/Pause, Stop, Full Screen.<br />Options: Autoplay, volume.<br />Schooltube search included.<br />Youtube: Grab the URL of the Youtube.<br />Supported Formats: .mpeg, .mp4, .flv, .mov, .m4v (and more)<br />Link: .flv (only)<br />
    16. 16. Sound<br />Players: Some has pause/stop button, some doesn’t.<br />Options: Autoplay, volume.<br />Supported Formats: .mp3, .wav, .wma, .ogg, .m4a (and more)<br />Link: .mp3 (only)<br />
    17. 17. Premium (paid) Only<br />Unless you have paid account, you will not be able to use these functions.<br />Include: Attachments, drawings.<br />Other premium features: student portfolios, teacher presentations, full student/class/school management, student sharing.<br />
    18. 18. Data & Draw<br />Data = Attachment. No edit options available.<br />Draw = Draw your own graphics. Limited editing options. <br />
    19. 19. Publish & Share<br />Unfinished = Save, but not searchable or viewable by anyone other than the Glog maker.<br />Finished = Saved glog but private, viewable only to the people who has its address. Cannot be searched on<br />Public = Any user can view, print or embed it in another webpage.<br />Share: Facebook, Twitter, Websites, etc.<br />
    20. 20. Known Issues<br />Student account cannot log in<br />Sluggish at times <br />Grab files are slow to appear<br />
    21. 21. Tutorial Videos & Site<br />Website: under Archer Sites -> Technology)Include: PowerPoint Presentations, Video Tutorial, FAQ<br />
    22. 22. Feedback<br />
    23. 23. Thank You for Coming!<br />Love, Teresa Wu<br />