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Using Media Content
in ANVILL 2
creating prompts and adding media to create
interesting oral/aural tasks
ANVILL 2 Course S...
The Starting Point for
Interactivity in ANVILL 2
Situation:
You want to create a lesson
that looks like this, that is,
one...
Click the “+”
button in the
lesson menu
To start from
scratch, choose
a new lesson, or
an existing one
from the Lesson
Lib...
Choose a template for
the lesson, e.g. Basic
Name the lesson
(and upload an icon
for it)
Fill in required
information abou...
Our “basic” lesson is
created. We can edit
it to make it more
specific to this
lesson.
To add a space for
new content, cli...
Choose Media File.
Teachers can add 4
different content
types anywhere in
ANVILL. Here we
want to add a video
link from Yo...
Upload. Use this to
add a file from your
computer.
Web. This is lets you
type in a URL and
ANVILL will take
care of the re...
Once you enter a
URL, a “thumbnail”
of the video appears.
Click finish.
Voila. Your video
appears in the
lesson.
Step 6: A...
Edit Page. ANVILL
permits you to drag
and drop content
blocks to get the best
sequence and visual
appeal.
Cross Bar > Drag...
Edit Page. Click the
+ sign to add a
Voiceboard.
Choose Voiceboard.
Name the Voiceboard,
decide if it should be
text only,...
That’s it! You’re done.
Sunday, July 7, 13
More Questions?
You can always post
them to the Help Desk
discussion board!
Sunday, July 7, 13
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  1. 1. Using Media Content in ANVILL 2 creating prompts and adding media to create interesting oral/aural tasks ANVILL 2 Course System Text Sunday, July 7, 13
  2. 2. The Starting Point for Interactivity in ANVILL 2 Situation: You want to create a lesson that looks like this, that is, one that gives students a video prompt, and asks them to respond with a Voiceboard posting. To get started, follow these steps... task instructions response Sunday, July 7, 13
  3. 3. Click the “+” button in the lesson menu To start from scratch, choose a new lesson, or an existing one from the Lesson Library. Step 1: Add a lesson Sunday, July 7, 13
  4. 4. Choose a template for the lesson, e.g. Basic Name the lesson (and upload an icon for it) Fill in required information about the lesson, click Save. Step 2: Name the Lesson Sunday, July 7, 13
  5. 5. Our “basic” lesson is created. We can edit it to make it more specific to this lesson. To add a space for new content, click on the “+” sign (this works for any kind of content). Step 3: Customizing the Lesson Sunday, July 7, 13
  6. 6. Choose Media File. Teachers can add 4 different content types anywhere in ANVILL. Here we want to add a video link from YouTube. Files > Add New File. This is where you choose the media type and location. Click finish. Step 4: Adding a Media File Sunday, July 7, 13
  7. 7. Upload. Use this to add a file from your computer. Web. This is lets you type in a URL and ANVILL will take care of the rest. My Files. This is your ANVILL library—everything you’ve ever made. Step 5: Adding a Media File, pt. 2 Sunday, July 7, 13
  8. 8. Once you enter a URL, a “thumbnail” of the video appears. Click finish. Voila. Your video appears in the lesson. Step 6: Adding a YouTube video Sunday, July 7, 13
  9. 9. Edit Page. ANVILL permits you to drag and drop content blocks to get the best sequence and visual appeal. Cross Bar > Drag this to another yellow area on the page to move the block. Save. (or click the + sign to add something else.) Step 7: Layout of Your Lesson Sunday, July 7, 13
  10. 10. Edit Page. Click the + sign to add a Voiceboard. Choose Voiceboard. Name the Voiceboard, decide if it should be text only, speech only, or both. Click Finish. Save. Step 8: Adding a Voiceboard Sunday, July 7, 13
  11. 11. That’s it! You’re done. Sunday, July 7, 13
  12. 12. More Questions? You can always post them to the Help Desk discussion board! Sunday, July 7, 13
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