23 Things for Educators and Trainers – Session 1<br />While you wait...practice using the whiteboard. Use the tools to show where you are right now. To draw a line use . To write use then t to change to 12 pt.<br />
Getting used to Elluminate<br />Click to ‘put up your hand’ to speak<br />Click to say ‘all is good’!<br />Click the ‘Talk’ button to say something..<br />...and then the same button to switch it off!<br />Use these to change the volume <br />Click to ‘leave the room’ momentarily<br />Click ‘applause’ to clap!<br />** Please be aware that Moderators can see ALL messages, even private ones. <br />
Getting used to Elluminate<br />Raise Hand<br />Whiteboard Tools<br />Polling<br />Send Message<br />Step Away <br />Whiteboard Tools<br />Talk<br />
YouTube<br />Watch the video that will soon be coming to you via a web tour (3 minutes – make sure your volume is turned up). When you are finished click the ‘X’ to close the window and come back here.... and then write ONE WORD on the board which explains how it makes you feel.<br />
YouTube<br />This is where you click to get the ‘embed’ code to put the video into Moodle etc.<br />Select the code from here<br />To get a link (for email or a link in your Moodle, simply copy it from the web address at the top of your browser.<br />
Teacher/Tube<br /><ul><li>Great for uploading your own videos, especially if you have learners who can’t access YouTube (firewalls etc)
It is as much a ‘community of educators’ as a place to find/store resources
What do you think? (Web Tour: have a quick look (2 minutes only) then write any thoughts below)</li></li></ul><li>Flickr<br />A web tour will soon be coming your way again. Your task is to find a small, Creative Commons Licensed photo which is relative to your teaching area....and paste it up here.<br />
Flickr<br />Step 1:<br />Click Advanced Search<br />Step 2:<br />Step 3:<br />Click Search<br />Click on a photo you like...<br />Select ‘All Sizes’<br />Step 4:<br />Step 5:<br />Choose ‘Thumbnail’ (in this case)<br />Step 7:<br />Step 6:<br />Download to your desktop<br />Step 8:<br />Use this tool in Elluminate to upload it to the whiteboard<br />
LORN<br />Web tour and activity coming up but first...a brief look at how to preview and download LORN resources:<br />These links describe the resource, giving competency, certificate level and licence information.<br />Download from here. It will download as a Zip file – open it where required i.e. Inside a Moodle or on a student network drive etc.<br />Use this link to have a look at the resource (list of contents will be as navigation links on the left hand side of the screen)<br />
LORN<br />We divide you into pairs.... by putting up your hand. <br />Make a note of who your partner is!<br />A web tour will soon be coming your way again<br />You have 5 minutes to find out the answer to the question<br />When you know it, send a private message to your partner, telling them the answer. <br />(Remember to change your setting back to ‘This Room’ afterwards)<br />When searching on LORN, how can you restrict your search to a specific certificate level eg. Certificate II only?<br />
LORN<br />ANSWER:<br />You use the Advanced Search link!<br />Did your partner get the answer correct? If they did, write their name below.<br />
Any questions?<br />What are your thoughts?<br /><ul><li>Week 2 begins on Monday, with....
Conversing in an Online World – (Skype - Twitter - Facebook– QuickTopic)
The Elluminate session is Wednesday, 2nd June, 12pm CST / 12:30pm EST</li>
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.