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  1. 1. Chapter 6Visual Learning Tools-Videos and Photos<br />By:<br />Alejandra Cruz<br />Carmen Vigil <br />Dalila Avila Sajadian<br />Wenjie Wang<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />What are the visual learning tools?<br />Why are visual learning tools useful?<br />When do teachers use video and photo tools?<br />Who is using video and photo tools teaching and learning?<br />How to use video and photo tools? <br />
  3. 3. What are the visual learning tools?<br /><ul><li>Personal screens:</li></ul> Computer monitors, cell phones, handhelds, television.<br /><ul><li>New media:</li></ul> YouTube, photo sites, online presentation tools.<br /><ul><li>Features:</li></ul> Sounds + pictures <br />
  4. 4. Why are visual learning tools useful?<br /><ul><li>Developing skills of inquiry, creativity, and higher order thinking;
  5. 5. Improving ability of visually communication;
  6. 6. Enhancing competence of conveying message;
  7. 7. Promoting interaction techniques of engaging with audiences</li></li></ul><li>When do teachers use video and photo tools? <br /><ul><li>Digital storytelling </li></ul> Digital stories derive their power from adding the elements of image and design to create a story that communicates in a powerful way<br /><ul><li>Video documentaries</li></ul> Students create and collaborate, research and share, and <br /> take ownership of their learning<br /><ul><li>Digital images and copyright</li></ul> see<br />
  8. 8. How to use video and photo tools? <br />Example of digital storytelling:<br />Steps for Digital Storytelling<br />Brainstorm and develop a topic and purpose for writing<br />Discuss expectations and assessment of digital stories<br />Create a storyboard or outlines for the story line<br />Discuss how images communicate a story and help to enhance the message<br />Use a digital camera to capture photos or find photos online that are free and available to use <br />Identify elements of digital stories<br />Use editing tools to edit images and create the digital story<br />
  9. 9. How to use video and photo tools? <br />Example of digital storytelling:<br />2. Six elements of digital stories<br />Voice: write in the first or third person<br />Character: list the traits your main character demonstrates<br />Setting: describe where the story takes place<br />Conflict: show a disagreement or struggle<br />Visual: use photos or other images to enhance the story’s meaning<br />Pacing: set the stage by using rising action, create drama using conflict, and use falling action to lead to resolution <br />
  10. 10. Digital story telling in the classroom<br /><ul><li>To teach mathematics, ESL, social studies, art, etc. (
  11. 11. Makes researching and reading articles interesting for the visual learner
  12. 12. Allows the student to create and evaluate their own work as well as the other students’ work</li></li></ul><li>Digital story telling…<br /><ul><li>FOR TEACHERS: </li></ul>Helps entice students to the lesson<br /><ul><li>FOR STUDENTS:</li></ul>Enables them to work on internet and research skills<br />Increase confidence in communication and computer skills<br /><br />
  13. 13. Resources <br /><ul><li>Flickr (
  14. 14. Jing (
  15. 15. Microsoft’s Photosynth (
  16. 16. Photobucket (
  17. 17. (
  18. 18. Photo Story (
  19. 19. Picasa (
  20. 20. SlideShare (
  21. 21. TeacherTube (
  22. 22. Ustream (
  23. 23. VocieThread (
  24. 24. Windows Live Movie Maker (
  25. 25. Youtube (</li></li></ul><li>References<br />Jakes, David. Using Microsoft Photostory 3. 749081/RelativeResourceManager/sfsid/1296159910151<br />Rule, L. (2010). Digital Story Telling Association.<br />Solomon, G., & Schrum, L. (2010). Web 2.0 how-to for Educators. <br /> Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education. <br />University of Houston. (2011). The educational uses of digital storytelling.<br />Youtube. (2011).<br />
  26. 26. Thank You !<br />